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2014-04-13 12:14:43 PM
The restaurant should have double-checked with the customer before running that charge.

The restaurant also should have eaten the $200 instead of the waitress.
 
2014-04-13 12:27:41 PM
At what point did the CUSTOMER say he only meant to write down $2?

This strikes me as a crooked manager wanting a $200 tip of their own.
 
2014-04-13 01:01:24 PM
Looks to me like the receipt was not filled out properly by the customer (signature in the wrong place and no total amount written in), and the waitress should have noticed that and followed the normal procedures for when a customer leaves a receipt with an error on it.
 
2014-04-13 01:13:44 PM

SecretAgentWoman: The restaurant should have double-checked with the customer before running that charge.

The restaurant also should have eaten the $200 instead of the waitress.


The customer should eat the charge

Idiot did put down $200.00

Its plain as day

Its the customers fault
 
2014-04-13 01:17:29 PM
Not sure I can quite make out the time, but 5 to 6 PM is awfully early to be that drunk.
 
2014-04-13 01:27:41 PM

cman: SecretAgentWoman: The restaurant should have double-checked with the customer before running that charge.

The restaurant also should have eaten the $200 instead of the waitress.

The customer should eat the charge

Idiot did put down $200.00

Its plain as day

Its the customers fault


One of the benefits of paying with a credit card is that merchants who accept credit card payments agree to certain terms - including terms that dictate what to do with erroneous billing.  Same deal when the bank accidentally deposits a payment into your account my accident and are then able to reverse it.
 
2014-04-13 01:34:53 PM
So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.
 
2014-04-13 01:41:05 PM

space1999: Looks to me like the receipt was not filled out properly by the customer (signature in the wrong place and no total amount written in), and the waitress should have noticed that and followed the normal procedures for when a customer leaves a receipt with an error on it.


Yep.  There's no way to know that she did or did not fill it in herself.  Ask the godddamn customer, is it that hard?
 
2014-04-13 01:46:02 PM

ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.


call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.
 
2014-04-13 01:57:37 PM
This is why I never tip

/not really
//fark tipping though
 
2014-04-13 02:05:01 PM

xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.


Alright, you're a dick.
 
2014-04-13 02:05:28 PM
Am I the only one who reads the receipt as a confused person who wanted to total out at $200, which means the tip would only be ~$175?

/My bullshiat meter is pinging hard on this one, the second set of zeros look nothing like the first set.
 
2014-04-13 02:06:18 PM

Benevolent Misanthrope: There's no way to know that she did or did not fill it in herself.


From TFA: "He said, 'That's his handwriting. That's his signature.' But he only meant to write down $2.00. He didn't mean to write down $200.00," Carter recounted. She said that the manager then told her, "'You have seven days to pay it back or else.'"

That said, a $2 tip on a $25 check is a douchebag thing to do, and to come back and demand all of the mistake be returned is a complete dick move.  The customer obviously should have said, I screwed up and I'm sorry.  I'd let you keep it, but I need that money.  So, could you return most of it to me and keep $20 for your trouble?
 
2014-04-13 02:08:14 PM

LoneWolf343: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Alright, you're a dick.


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2014-04-13 02:14:01 PM

xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.


Yep, you are a dick.

If it's a buffet... fine, tip lower than 15% - the server isn't doing a whole lot other than clearing plates and topping your drink, and they get three times the tables that clear twice as fast. If it's full service, only tip less than 15% if you got bad service. I generally tip up and down from 20%, depending on service.

People who wait tables get paid less than minimum wage, because the tips are supposed to compensate for it. They also get taxed on the money they didn't get because of dicks like you, thanks to the assbags in congress who decided they needed a cut of those tips.
 
2014-04-13 02:14:19 PM
Wow...here come the waitress defenders...sigh.

Most make a lot more than you think they do. For the basic skill of walking and talking...
 
2014-04-13 02:16:06 PM

LesserEvil: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Yep, you are a dick.

If it's a buffet... fine, tip lower than 15% - the server isn't doing a whole lot other than clearing plates and topping your drink, and they get three times the tables that clear twice as fast. If it's full service, only tip less than 15% if you got bad service. I generally tip up and down from 20%, depending on service.

People who wait tables get paid less than minimum wage, because the tips are supposed to compensate for it. They also get taxed on the money they didn't get because of dicks like you, thanks to the assbags in congress who decided they needed a cut of those tips.


no. There is a federal law against the min wage...if these people really made $2hr no one would do he job...
 
2014-04-13 02:18:37 PM

LesserEvil: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Yep, you are a dick.

If it's a buffet... fine, tip lower than 15% - the server isn't doing a whole lot other than clearing plates and topping your drink, and they get three times the tables that clear twice as fast. If it's full service, only tip less than 15% if you got bad service. I generally tip up and down from 20%, depending on service.

People who wait tables get paid less than minimum wage, because the tips are supposed to compensate for it. They also get taxed on the money they didn't get because of dicks like you, thanks to the assbags in congress who decided they needed a cut of those tips.


ill reiterate: write your congresscritter if you're soooo upset about it.

i also rarely, RARELY eat out. when i do, its certainly not at dumps like ihop.

/has a craving for nymphas now...
 
2014-04-13 02:27:09 PM
"Nobody's rights have been violated here. There has been no unlawful termination," said Steve Benjamin, the station's legal analyst. "She didn't have to return the money, but they can, in turn, fire her because she is just employed at will."

How would this work out in a right to work state?
 
2014-04-13 02:31:57 PM

tbhouston: LesserEvil: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Yep, you are a dick.

If it's a buffet... fine, tip lower than 15% - the server isn't doing a whole lot other than clearing plates and topping your drink, and they get three times the tables that clear twice as fast. If it's full service, only tip less than 15% if you got bad service. I generally tip up and down from 20%, depending on service.

People who wait tables get paid less than minimum wage, because the tips are supposed to compensate for it. They also get taxed on the money they didn't get because of dicks like you, thanks to the assbags in congress who decided they needed a cut of those tips.

no. There is a federal law against the min wage...if these people really made $2hr no one would do he job...


That made no sense.

Here's a handy chart.

I know many people in the service industry... they do not make "regular" minimum wage, but rely on tips to make up for it. They certainly aren't working for $2/hour... but they aren't making $7.25/hour on wages alone, either. They get taxed on those tips and if they do not report at least 15%, they will likely get audited. Nothing like making life more miserable for people who barely make a living!
 
2014-04-13 02:36:04 PM

LoneWolf343: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Alright, you're a dick.


No. The owner is a dick. Wait service is full of silly games that are unnecessary, but this one is a trick that allows employers to pay their employees garbage.

Giving big tips doesn't make you a good or generous person. The owner, the manager and waitstaff are all asking you to negotiate the price of service. You're haggling with the waiter and they're not haggling back because it's all a big secret until you leave.

The whole thing is a scam on workers and customers so owners can advertise a price 13% lower than what they expect you to pay.
 
2014-04-13 02:36:24 PM

Lord Farkwad: "Nobody's rights have been violated here. There has been no unlawful termination," said Steve Benjamin, the station's legal analyst. "She didn't have to return the money, but they can, in turn, fire her because she is just employed at will."

How would this work out in a right to work state?


I don't think there's a single state in which she couldn't be fired for keeping money on an erroneous tip.  They can't force her to give it back, but they also don't need to continue her employment.

And "right to work" has nothing to do with this situation.
 
2014-04-13 02:36:52 PM

Lord Farkwad: "Nobody's rights have been violated here. There has been no unlawful termination," said Steve Benjamin, the station's legal analyst. "She didn't have to return the money, but they can, in turn, fire her because she is just employed at will."

How would this work out in a right to work state?


Michigan is both... you can fire somebody for any reason that doesn't conflict with other state laws (i.e. discrimination or right to work).

In this case, the customer was an idiot... filling it out wrong, and it does indeed look like the extra .00 was tacked on, though. I always put something in the tip line, which might be "on table" if I left a cash tip, and it will always have a strike in front of it and a total, so there is no confusion.

Last time I took my wife to Red Lobster, the receipt had handy tip amounts pre-calculated for the customer, which was nice.
 
2014-04-13 02:41:19 PM

Benevolent Misanthrope: Yep. There's no way to know that she did or did not fill it in herself. Ask the godddamn customer, is it that hard?


In most restaurants, the customer is long gong before the waiter sees the receipt, so there's no way for him to ask the customer any questions.  That's why I'm saying that there must already be a procedure to handle erroneous receipts.
 
2014-04-13 02:45:08 PM
Paging Mr. Pink...

xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.


Oh, I see he's already here.
 
2014-04-13 02:45:46 PM

Lord Farkwad: "Nobody's rights have been violated here. There has been no unlawful termination," said Steve Benjamin, the station's legal analyst. "She didn't have to return the money, but they can, in turn, fire her because she is just employed at will."

How would this work out in a right to work state?


Right-to-work means there are no closed-shop unions. I know, it's confusing and a lot of people use it wrong.   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right-to-work_law  

At-will employment is the correct term and is more or less homogenous across states.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/At-will_employment
 
2014-04-13 02:46:19 PM

tbhouston: Wow...here come the waitress defenders...sigh.

Most make a lot more than you think they do. For the basic skill of walking and talking...


They make what they do because they're tipped. If you don't tip them they make less than minimum wage. If you can't afford to tip 15% you can't afford to eat out.
 
2014-04-13 03:10:00 PM

The Only Jeff: Most make a lot more than you think they do. For the basic skill of walking and talking...

They make what they do because they're tipped. If you don't tip them they make less than minimum wage. If you can't afford to tip 15% you can't afford to eat out.


They wont *make* less than minimum wage regardless.  The establishment would like that you tip the wait staff however, so that they have the option to *pay* them less than minimum wage.
 
2014-04-13 03:11:55 PM
Everyone is at fault!

Customer is an idiot and clearly wrote 200.00
Management are idiots for paying out without verifying
Waitress is an idiot for thinking someone would tip that much

FYI I listed them in order of culpability
 
2014-04-13 03:15:50 PM

The Only Jeff: tbhouston: Wow...here come the waitress defenders...sigh.

Most make a lot more than you think they do. For the basic skill of walking and talking...

They make what they do because they're tipped. If you don't tip them they make less than minimum wage. If you can't afford to tip 15% you can't afford to eat out.


That's 100% not correct.  They never make less than minimum wage.

According to the U.S. Department of Labor:
http://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/q-a.htm

If an employee's tips combined with the employer's direct wages of at least $2.13 an hour do not equal the federal minimum hourly wage, the employer must make up the difference.

If nobody tips the waitress, she makes minimum wage.  If she gets enough tips, she makes more than federal minimum wage.

Beyond that, if you do the math - 15% is arbitrary and doesn't really make sense.  The amount of work performed by the waitstaff doesn't scale linearly with the cost of the food.  It's not uncommon for a waitress to work 5-10 tables depending on the type of place and the quality of service.  Five tables at the Olive Garden (3 pairs of 2, and two 4 seaters) @ $13 per person is $182 per hour, assuming rotate your customers out every hour.  If everyone tips 15% a waitress would make $27.30 an hour in tips + $2.13 an hour.  That's nearly $30 an hour.  And that's totally obtainable during busy times.  If you are really concerned about their pay, you should be tipping them inversely to how many other people they are serving.

I don't know anyone who earned less as a server than working minimum wage.
 
2014-04-13 03:17:00 PM
"Nobody's rights have been violated here. There has been no unlawful termination," said Steve Benjamin, the station's legal analyst. "She didn't have to return the money, but they can, in turn, fire her because she is just employed at will."

I guess "legal analyst" is a job title that doesn't not necessarily mean "licensed attorney"?

"At-will" is not a magic incantation that can supersede the rest of employment law.  If she was asked to return income that she had rightfully earned, and refused, and was subsequently let go, she  may have a claim.
 
2014-04-13 03:19:05 PM
If you want me to pay more then raise the prices to what you'd prefer me to pay and sort out your bullshiat HR problems amongst yourselves.  Europe figured it out, its not that hard.
 
2014-04-13 03:23:43 PM
CSB:

Wife and I honeymooned at Walt Disney World. Bought the all inclusive package and it was perfect. Down side is once you spend the money the money is spent. In other words the money you have on the card you ain't getting back. We'd bought all the stuff we wanted and ate all the food we could. We had our normal guy at the ESPN sports grill waiting on us for our last meal before leaving for home. We told him our problem and he gave us a couple of quick ways to burn though the money, but buying a couple of bottles of wine to pack in our bags didn't sound like a good idea. Well I decided to just tip the rest. The guy needed it a hell of a lot more than Disney Corp. He did what should have been done here, he grabbed the manager. And the manager did what the manager should do he reprinted the bill with the tip and total printed on the receipt.
 
2014-04-13 03:24:19 PM

BumpInTheNight: If you want me to pay more then raise the prices to what you'd prefer me to pay and sort out your bullshiat HR problems amongst yourselves.  Europe figured it out, its not that hard.


I dunno - I live in the EU and I have to say, the tipping situation is pretty much identical to the US.  They even have the small print at the bottom of the menu saying they'll add an automatic gratuity for parties larger than X.  Maybe it depends on the country/region....but where I am that's how it is.
 
2014-04-13 03:34:22 PM
Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.
 
2014-04-13 03:44:43 PM

Warlordtrooper: Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.


Check out Fark_Guy_Rob's post quoting the american federal minimum wage laws, they are in fact enforced and no matter what a server should be getting at least minimum wage even if they got no tips at all.  They always make minimum wage, don't let that bullshiat cloud your judgement, the only reason to give tips to the help or anyone else is if you think they've done an exceptional job and wish to reward them.  No matter what they will always get at least minimum wage and if they aren't then that's between them and their shiatty manager, leave me out of it.

Fark_Guy_Rob: I dunno - I live in the EU and I have to say, the tipping situation is pretty much identical to the US.  They even have the small print at the bottom of the menu saying they'll add an automatic gratuity for parties larger than X.  Maybe it depends on the country/region....but where I am that's how it is.


I guess I was blanketing the UK with Europe, it was the UK where it wsa frowned upon to even try to tip a bartender, you'd buy them a drink if you want to show appreciation.
 
2014-04-13 04:11:16 PM

BumpInTheNight: Warlordtrooper: Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.

Check out Fark_Guy_Rob's post quoting the american federal minimum wage laws, they are in fact enforced and no matter what a server should be getting at least minimum wage even if they got no tips at all.


What does his post have to do with enforcement?

He also wrote this as well (see if you can spot the disconnect from reality):

"Five tables at the Olive Garden (3 pairs of 2, and two 4 seaters) @ $13 per person is $182 per hour, assuming rotate your customers out every hour."
 
2014-04-13 04:22:10 PM

BumpInTheNight: No matter what they will always get at least minimum wage and if they aren't then that's between them and their shiatty manager, leave me out of it.


I think the confusion is that they don't make the normal minimum wage for laborers of 7.25.

Federal Minimum wage for tipped positions is 2.13/hour.  http://www.dol.gov/elaws/faq/esa/flsa/002.htm
 
2014-04-13 04:26:54 PM

Moopy Mac: BumpInTheNight: Warlordtrooper: Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.


Check out Fark_Guy_Rob's post quoting the american federal minimum wage laws, they are in fact enforced and no matter what a server should be getting at least minimum wage even if they got no tips at all.


What does his post have to do with enforcement?


He also wrote this as well (see if you can spot the disconnect from reality):


"Five tables at the Olive Garden (3 pairs of 2, and two 4 seaters) @ $13 per person is $182 per hour, assuming rotate your customers out every hour."



Where's the reality disconnect? The math adds up. $182 of food ordered in an hour(14 people x $13 per person which I guess is about right at the Olive Garden), and his next sentence said that a 15% tip on that would be $27.30. Which is also correct.
 
2014-04-13 04:30:30 PM

Moopy Mac: BumpInTheNight: Warlordtrooper: Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.

Check out Fark_Guy_Rob's post quoting the american federal minimum wage laws, they are in fact enforced and no matter what a server should be getting at least minimum wage even if they got no tips at all.

What does his post have to do with enforcement?

He also wrote this as well (see if you can spot the disconnect from reality):

"Five tables at the Olive Garden (3 pairs of 2, and two 4 seaters) @ $13 per person is $182 per hour, assuming rotate your customers out every hour."


Of course there's something really off about that, not even the most gaseous fat ass could chew through $86 worth of olive garden food within a single hour.  As for the enforcement yes that would only happen if someone speaks up, not my problem if they don't know their rights or refuse to exercise them.  Go try and beg for money from someone else, I'm not buying it.
 
2014-04-13 04:31:19 PM

optikeye: BumpInTheNight: No matter what they will always get at least minimum wage and if they aren't then that's between them and their shiatty manager, leave me out of it.

I think the confusion is that they don't make the normal minimum wage for laborers of 7.25.

Federal Minimum wage for tipped positions is 2.13/hour.  http://www.dol.gov/elaws/faq/esa/flsa/002.htm


Re-read what you linked to, especially the last line.
 
2014-04-13 04:32:05 PM
From TFA: "He said, 'That's his handwriting. That's his signature.' But he only meant to write down $2.00. He didn't mean to write down $200.00," Carter recounted. She said that the manager then told her, "'You have seven days to pay it back or else.'"

Pay it back to whom?  If I pay it back, are you going to show me how you paid it back to VISA/AMEX/MASTERCARD?  You have seven days to show me, otherwise I'm going to the cops.
 
2014-04-13 04:34:03 PM

Fark_Guy_Rob: If nobody tips the waitress, she makes minimum wage.


BumpInTheNight: They always make minimum wage, don't let that bullshiat cloud your judgement


That process is not automatic, you know.  The server has to go to their boss and say, I didn't make enough tips to cover min wage this week, please make up the difference.  All the boss has to do is make it known that if you do this, you'll be fired, and the boss will have a compliant workforce that won't speak up even if they're not making min wage.  That's why the tipped minimum wage should be abolished, because it doesn't actually ensure that waitstaff make minimum wage.
 
2014-04-13 04:35:25 PM

ski9600: From TFA: "He said, 'That's his handwriting. That's his signature.' But he only meant to write down $2.00. He didn't mean to write down $200.00," Carter recounted. She said that the manager then told her, "'You have seven days to pay it back or else.'"

Pay it back to whom?  If I pay it back, are you going to show me how you paid it back to VISA/AMEX/MASTERCARD?  You have seven days to show me, otherwise I'm going to the cops.


Come to think of it, maybe she gave him a "double chocolate milk shake"

/obscure?  prolly not
 
2014-04-13 04:39:56 PM
Fark_Guy_Rob:
According to the U.S. Department of Labor:
http://www.dol.gov/whd/minwage/q-a.htm

If an employee's tips combined with the employer's direct wages of at least $2.13 an hour do not equal the federal minimum hourly wage, the employer must make up the difference.

If nobody tips the waitress, she makes minimum wage.  If she gets enough tips, she makes more than federal minimum wage.

Beyond that, if you do the math - 15% is arbitrary and doesn't really make sense.  The amount of work performed by the waitstaff doesn't scale linearly with the cost of the food.  It's not uncommon for a waitress to work 5-10 tables depending on the type of place and the quality of service.  Five tables at the Olive Garden (3 pairs of 2, and two 4 seaters) @ $13 per person is $182 per hour, assuming rotate your customers out every hour.  If everyone tips 15% a waitress would make $27.30 an hour in tips + $2.13 an hour.  That's nearly $30 an hour.  And that's totally obtainable during busy times.  If you are really concerned about their pay, you should be tipping them inversely to how many other people they are serving.

I don't know anyone who earned less as a server than working minimum wage.


It's up to $4.98/hour in Colorado now.   http://www.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/CDLE-LaborLaws/CDLE/125156674948 8
 
2014-04-13 04:45:52 PM

NightSteel: That process is not automatic, you know. The server has to go to their boss and say, I didn't make enough tips to cover min wage this week, please make up the difference. All the boss has to do is make it known that if you do this, you'll be fired, and the boss will have a compliant workforce that won't speak up even if they're not making min wage. That's why the tipped minimum wage should be abolished, because it doesn't actually ensure that waitstaff make minimum wage.


Which is again not my fight, stop enabling the bosses to get away with that, make the wait staff stand up for themselves and get paid like everyone else.  Oh they don't want that?  Maybe its because they know how good they've got it.  Not my problem and any attempt to beg or guilt more money out of me then what is on the menu will get them no where.  Now that little bribery we do with bartenders to flash status or get our drinks faster?  That's entirely different.
 
2014-04-13 04:57:12 PM

LoneWolf343: xtech: ThatGuyFromTheInternet: So the guy only meant to tip $2.00 on a $25.78 total? Somebody sounds like a bastard there.

call me a dick if you want, but ihop.. yeah.. 2 bux is about the most youre geting out of me.

want more? get a better job or biatch to your state congresscritter about changing the laws regarding waiter/waitress pay.

Alright, you're a dick.


Even Mr Pink can have a Fark account.
 
2014-04-13 04:58:15 PM

Warlordtrooper: Tipping would not be an issue if minimum wage laws were enforced against restaurants.


In some states, such as Oregon, all restaurants must pay their employees the state minimum wage (currently $9.10 hr). Any tips are on top of that.

Obviously they can opt to pay their employees more than $9.10 hour, but they can't legally pay less.
 
2014-04-13 04:58:35 PM
That's f*cking stealing, girl.
 
2014-04-13 05:00:03 PM

BumpInTheNight: ow that little bribery we do with bartenders to flash status or get our drinks faster?  That's entirely different.


Ha.  So you think.  Unless you never go to the same restaurant twice, anyway.  At least you generally see drinks made in front of you at the bar.

It's adorable you don't think that tipping like crap isn't going to result in crap/longer wait service down the line... much like a (gasp, shock) bar.  If you're an asshole, trust me, you will be remembered.
 
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