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baldguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jul-15-10 07:40 PM
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19. Not tipping at the prevailing local rate is doing exactly that - not paying for their time & effort.
You pay the restaurant for the food - you pay the waiter to serve it to you. If you think it's OK to withhold that payment to the server for what you feel is an inadequate dining experience, why not withhold payment for the food instead?
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  -Bag Of Pennies Dumped On Governor Candidate As "Tip" meegbear  Jul-15-10 12:27 PM   #0 
  - Giving a penny tip is the proper customer response to abominable service  bluestateguy   Jul-15-10 12:33 PM   #1 
  - Exactly, I have done it once. It really bugs me when people say they tip "only"  madmom   Jul-15-10 12:46 PM   #2 
     - A "tip" isn't a gift granted by a patron to a servent. It's a fee for a service rendered.  baldguy   Jul-15-10 12:52 PM   #4 
     - That is what the employer is supposed to provide. Do you give tips to  madmom   Jul-15-10 01:13 PM   #5 
        - Yeah ...  Kweli4Real   Jul-15-10 02:17 PM   #9 
        - I do know that, I also know that I will tip well if the service is warranted, but if  madmom   Jul-15-10 04:06 PM   #14 
        - Just try that on your dry cleaner.  baldguy   Jul-15-10 04:39 PM   #16 
           - I didn't say I wouldn't pay them for their time and effort, I asked if you  madmom   Jul-15-10 04:59 PM   #17 
              - Not tipping at the prevailing local rate is doing exactly that - not paying for their time & effort.  baldguy   Jul-15-10 07:40 PM   #19 
                 - If I get the food, I pay for it, If I get the service I pay for it, that simple. Being  madmom   Jul-15-10 11:18 PM   #20 
     - Except ...  Kweli4Real   Jul-15-10 02:21 PM   #10 
        - I don't count that as bad service. I count as bad service a waitress/waiter that  madmom   Jul-15-10 03:56 PM   #13 
        - I've left a penny tip exactly once in my life.  JoeyT   Jul-15-10 04:15 PM   #15 
  - Well played!  Ignis   Jul-15-10 12:47 PM   #3 
  - I was surprised that (as a Republican) he didn't scramble around picking up the pennies . . .  hatrack   Jul-15-10 01:17 PM   #6 
  - no they hiring illegal immigrants to do that for them. n/t  ORDagnabbit   Jul-15-10 01:33 PM   #7 
  - He had that coming  KingFlorez   Jul-15-10 02:00 PM   #8 
  - Stunts like Emmer pulled, really pi$$ me off ...  Kweli4Real   Jul-15-10 02:32 PM   #11 
  - The amazing thing to me is that Republicans are so focused on  JDPriestly   Jul-15-10 02:41 PM   #12 
  - Shoulda been a bag of wooden nickels,  Plucketeer   Jul-15-10 05:37 PM   #18 
  - YAY  Joanne98   Jul-16-10 05:41 AM   #21 

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