people who bitch about tipping are scum?

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  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ok, next scenerio. I order a $30 meal, $1000 bottle of Petrus, the waiter was a dick. Do I tip 20% on the $1000 Petrus?
     


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    if he was dick why even give a tip on the meal?
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    Ok, how about I get a $30 meal, which had a bug in it, but the server was fantastic and apologetic, but refused to give you free dessert, or the meal for free?
     


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    I worked with waiters that obsessed with stuff like that. They were generally greedy and high strung. You accept what you get, if you get the $400 wine table you're lucky, the $100 wine you arent going to complain. If another waiter whines about that then they are probably a shity waiter anyway.
     


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    no free meal after finding a bug? what kind of restaurant are you giong to Pat? I'm not a moocher but something must be done about that.

    here's a scenario;

    you order your meal to go and when you get home it doesn't taste good (you know this because you've ordered the same dish before). is it acceptable to go back to the restaurant the next day and ask for refund?
     


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    Tipping is a broken system. Pay waiters at minimum or above minimum wage and only tip them when they give you UH-MAY-ZING service.
     


  7. Neo_Version 7

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    How much do I tip if my waiter is In Stitches?
     


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    I cannot IMAGINE a waiter that would be a dick with $1000 into that check. Thay waiter would tongue your balls. Non starter.



    I'd tip 20%... not his fault. He would have asked and been refused. I would call the manager over to complain. The waiter has no power in this suituation.

    Write a bad review on some restaurant website.
     


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    Ok, same situation as above, PLUS the waiter spills another table's bottle of Petrus on your bespoke suit, shirt and tie. You still don't get free meal, or dessert despite the bug, and ruined clothing. Do you still tip 20%?
     


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    You pay nothing. Stitch would be glad to provide his services for his frands
     


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    Anal could enter into this settlement
     


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    you give him tip that he should be paying for your cleanign services or replacing the damaged cltohes, you do this though with a knife at his neck.
     
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    patrickBOOTH Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    But would you tip 20% if some of the Petrus got into your mouth during the spill? Or only 18% in this case?
     


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    Has anyone ever opened a restaurant that paid waiters real salary and eschewed tipping?
     


  15. Neo_Version 7

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    Yes. Every restaurant owner outside of N. America.
     


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