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Generic Brad Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-22-08 11:18 PM
Response to Reply #25
29. But I will not name the restaurant
The Republican convention is coming to town this summer and I'm sure that some of their convention goers will dine there. I don't want to deny any of them the same experience I had.
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  -Have you ever left NO TIP at a restaurant? bluestateguy  Mar-22-08 09:22 PM   #0 
  - Once, when the food was awful and the service deplorable.  Aristus   Mar-22-08 09:24 PM   #1 
  - Leave no tip and they just figure you are a jerk.  havocmom   Mar-22-08 09:27 PM   #2 
  - I did that once  bluestateguy   Mar-22-08 09:30 PM   #3 
     - a penny or two makes a much louder statement  havocmom   Mar-22-08 09:34 PM   #5 
  - I tip from five to twenty percent--but always depending on service.  rocknation   Mar-22-08 09:32 PM   #4 
  - I don't like doing it  DarkTirade   Mar-22-08 09:35 PM   #6 
  - Right. You never know if the person is someone nice just having an off day. (Well, aside from  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-22-08 09:38 PM   #7 
     - The way I see it...  DarkTirade   Mar-22-08 09:51 PM   #8 
        - You want to see some bad service, come to my house for dinner sometime. :^P  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-22-08 09:55 PM   #10 
  - A few times - the latest was mind boggling  WakeMeUp   Mar-22-08 09:51 PM   #9 
  - That's just freaking bizarre. What kind of server does that?  GreenPartyVoter   Mar-22-08 09:56 PM   #11 
     - I guess a really poor one.  WakeMeUp   Mar-22-08 10:06 PM   #13 
  - Yup  Inchworm   Mar-22-08 10:05 PM   #12 
  - I can't remember - I've been tempted  harmonicon   Mar-22-08 10:09 PM   #14 
  - Once. It was the worst dining experience of my life.  Generic Brad   Mar-22-08 10:15 PM   #15 
  - I was once trying to grab a bite to eat before a concert at Northrop  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-22-08 10:40 PM   #21 
  - three hours!  tigereye   Mar-22-08 10:59 PM   #25 
     - But I will not name the restaurant  Generic Brad   Mar-22-08 11:18 PM   #29 
  - I can't do it....  Bennyboy   Mar-22-08 10:19 PM   #16 
  - Normally I'm a great tipper but  jmm   Mar-22-08 10:24 PM   #17 
  - no  stuntcat   Mar-22-08 10:30 PM   #18 
  - Yes, but only once  Lydia Leftcoast   Mar-22-08 10:31 PM   #19 
  - no, a tip is payment for services rendered  northzax   Mar-22-08 10:39 PM   #20 
  - Your beef is with your employer, not the customers  Ikonoklast   Mar-22-08 11:00 PM   #26 
  - Ok, what do you do for a living?  northzax   Mar-22-08 11:18 PM   #30 
  - Your employer is the one asking you to work for free.  Gormy Cuss   Mar-22-08 11:24 PM   #31 
  - I have  quakerboy   Mar-22-08 10:42 PM   #22 
  - No, when I want to make my displeasure known, I leave $0.01-$0.04  ContraBass Black   Mar-22-08 10:53 PM   #23 
  - no, I've been tempted once or twice, but I was a waitress in college  tigereye   Mar-22-08 10:56 PM   #24 
  - I'm usually a generous tipper...  Amber Waves   Mar-22-08 11:08 PM   #27 
  - i usually say,  datasuspect   Mar-22-08 11:09 PM   #28 
  - Yep, I have...  Contrary1   Mar-22-08 11:36 PM   #32 
  - Yep.  Fox Mulder   Mar-22-08 11:56 PM   #33 
  - If I want to make a 'statement'  elleng   Mar-23-08 12:52 AM   #34 
  - Yes  Whoa_Nelly   Mar-23-08 12:57 AM   #35 
  - No, any restaurant I get table service at, I tip  Saint Etienne17   Mar-23-08 01:00 AM   #36 
  - Yes. Rarely and only when the service TRULY deserves a 0% gratuity. n/t  leeroysphits   Mar-23-08 01:26 AM   #37 

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