Should I tip on delivery Chinese?

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  1. Arms_Akimbo

    Arms_Akimbo Senior member

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    Considering Asian culture and all. In store, I don't, if it's takeout. But tipping a driver is customary, yeah?
     


  2. Reggs

    Reggs Senior member

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    I have always wondered this but was afraid to ask.
     


  3. CouttsClient

    CouttsClient Senior member

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    You have to be kidding...



    YES
     


  4. acidboy

    acidboy Senior member

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    are you singling out the chinese delivery because the guy's chinese? do you also tip the caucasian pizza guy? or the guy that delivers weed?
     


  5. rockket

    rockket Senior member

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    ...really? If you don't live in China, then yes, you should tip. He/she is a delivery person like any other food delivery person, treat them as such.
     


  6. ALFAMALE

    ALFAMALE Senior member

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    I have always wondered this but was afraid to ask.

    +1
     


  7. Arms_Akimbo

    Arms_Akimbo Senior member

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    You have to be kidding...



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    yeah I know, but like $3 for gas? If I order for 4 people am I gonna tip $10?
     


  8. CYstyle

    CYstyle Senior member

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    why would you tip any different from any other kind of food? italian takeout? pizza?
     


  9. ALFAMALE

    ALFAMALE Senior member

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    I think the question is how much to tip the delivery guy. hmmm 3 bucks?
     


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    Nil Senior member

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    I usually do a minimum of $2 or 10%, whatever is more.
     


  11. robertorex

    robertorex Senior member

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    I usually do a minimum of $2 or 10%, whatever is more.

    this.

    and on the thread: [​IMG]
     


  12. CunningSmeagol

    CunningSmeagol Senior member

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    Are Chinese known for being stingy with tips? If yes, then no, don't tip. How is this even hard?
     


  13. Reggs

    Reggs Senior member

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    Thing is, they dont tip in china. The delivery guy is always some FOB who cant speak English anyway, and presumably a lot of their customers are also FOBs who dont tip anyway, or they are non-FOB Chinese Americans who are every bit as penny pinching, so they dont tip because they know they can get away with it with their FOB brethren.

    I tip them, but it's still something to think about.
     


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    ^ true. but the guy's probably working for shitty pay like any other delivery guy. who cares if the stingy fob's don't bother giving tips?
     


  15. aphextwin07

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    are you living in china? no, i didn't think so. regardless of whether or not it is customary to do so in their culture, it is practically expected in ours. should go without saying really.
     


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