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2022-08-18 2:53:50 PM  
30%

Unless you really f#$k up
 
2022-08-18 3:52:07 PM  
So even during a presumed recession, the real economics is trickle-up and the job creators are normal people.
 
2022-08-18 3:53:02 PM  
Depending on the amount of the bill, I tend to tip really well. For instance, if 2 drinks at the bar run me $9, I'll leave a $4 tip. It's not like it's going to break the bank.
 
2022-08-18 3:53:20 PM  
Inflation means we now have to give the restaurant managers two black eyes for underpaying their staff.
 
2022-08-18 3:53:28 PM  
If you don't tip at least 40% you're a cheapskate loser. Just stay at home.
 
2022-08-18 3:53:41 PM  
Tips are percentage based. If inflation causes the price of the meal to go up, the tip dollar value also goes up. There is no reason to increase the tip percentage over time.
 
2022-08-18 3:55:36 PM  
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2022-08-18 3:56:09 PM  
I usually tip over 20%. Figure working in the restaurant industry is a rough job, given the number of people who unlearned their social skills during covid.
 
2022-08-18 3:57:01 PM  
Instead of a military draft everyone should be conscripted to do a year or two in food and bev or retail.  Karens would disappear and no one would ever tip below 20% anywhere ever again
 
2022-08-18 3:57:58 PM  
Good to see, but the whole tipping culture is stupid.
 
2022-08-18 3:58:11 PM  

vudukungfu: 30%

Unless you really f#$k up


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2022-08-18 3:58:23 PM  
30%, or whatever makes a nice round number and is close to 30%.
 
2022-08-18 3:58:38 PM  

Russ1642: If you don't tip at least 40% you're a cheapskate loser. Just stay at home.

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...but I do anyway. 15-20%

Are you a server at Applebee's or something?
 
2022-08-18 3:59:17 PM  
What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?
 
2022-08-18 4:00:02 PM  
I put 5 single dollars on the table at the start of any meal.

Anytime my drink is more than half empty a dollar goes away.

Anytime I finish a course and my plate is not taken away within a minute a dollar goes away.

Direct eye contact from any of the staff a dollar goes away.

Using this one simple trick I have been banned from every restaurant within 20 miles.
 
2022-08-18 4:00:57 PM  
If I order for pickup, shouldn't the restaurant tip me for saving them the work of delivering?
 
2022-08-18 4:01:28 PM  

Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?


I still do at least 20%. I can afford it and just because I'm picking up the food, the people are still doing the work and having to be on their feet all day dealing with asshole customers.
 
2022-08-18 4:03:38 PM  
The invisible shiat is worse.  Using Doordash or UberEats or Grubhub is basically taking 30% of the money you paid and giving it to some silcon valley think-tank douchebro.  So even if you tip 15%, the business still makes 15% less and I'll give you one guess how that deficit is made up.
 
2022-08-18 4:07:29 PM  

Karma Chameleon: Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?

I still do at least 20%. I can afford it and just because I'm picking up the food, the people are still doing the work and having to be on their feet all day dealing with asshole customers.


another thing I'll add, the wife and I have a Friday night pizza tradition and I will go in to pick it up. After the first few times, I started noticing our pizza was always ready like 20-30 minutes before the time indicated, and when I would go in the person at the counter would stop whatever they were doing and go grab my pizza before I even got to the pickup line. I can walk in and out in a few minutes. To me that's worth at least 20%. Plus they deserve it, because it's hard, thankless work.
 
2022-08-18 4:08:43 PM  
I Dine & Dash but leave a tip 3-times larger than the bill. and I leave a Peter Paul York Peppermint Patty.
 
2022-08-18 4:09:35 PM  

Karma Chameleon: Instead of a military draft everyone should be conscripted to do a year or two in food and bev or retail.  Karens would disappear and no one would ever tip below 20% anywhere ever again


Or maybe people would stop settling for a base wage below minimum and we could finally get rid of tipping completely.
 
2022-08-18 4:10:41 PM  
I have been in a tipping situation just twice this year, otherwise I avoid it altogether by not dining out.  Shiat's expensive.
 
2022-08-18 4:13:25 PM  
I only tip after the service. If they require me to pay up front, they get 0. I have tipped up to 100%, but then there was one tween who seemed to care about her phone more than getting me my meal that was sitting at the counter until it got cold then gave me some story about how the cooks screwed up and she was having a heavy load of customers who I gave 1%.
 
2022-08-18 4:13:33 PM  

abhorrent1: If I order for pickup, shouldn't the restaurant tip me for saving them the work of delivering?


also saves paying a dishwasher
 
2022-08-18 4:17:57 PM  
The Red Green economy of tipping.

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2022-08-18 4:22:27 PM  

Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?


Most of the time pick up orders are being boxed up by the waitstaff so I still tip for them, though maybe more like 15% instead of the 20-25% (rounded up to the nearest dollar) that I'd use if I were dining in.
 
2022-08-18 4:24:15 PM  
It's almost as if patrons of a given restaurant can handle a modest increase in prices.  Perhaps the folks that work at said restaurant could just be paid more by default instead of the current system and the prices at the restaurant reflect the change?
 
2022-08-18 4:27:28 PM  
when you tip, you are just putting that money directly into the pocket of the business owner, while participating WITH THEM in the lie about what labor costs and what an honest % of the take for their labor would be.

making the business owner have to choose to up thew prices on the menu to reflect THE REALITY OF LABOR COSTS. OR maybe just maybe, not take so  much of it home in their own pocket, but distribute it among the business labor more.


Tipping is you being a sucker for what The Man wants you to do and believe in.
As long you make there be regular tips, then we can have laws that allow under minimum wage payments being ok, becasue of your social norms, the business owners can keep the money in their own pocket and expect the waiters to kiss your ass for it.

It's a farcical bs social norm of keeping the have nots in their place. because your stupid have not ass has to pay the pother working have not here or they ain't getting paid by the haves that own it all.

It is a trap, it is laid by The Man, and we are fooking stuck with it because we're too stupid to udnerstand it's a system that benfits the haves way more than the have nots who earn the tips, which mostly come from other have nots instead of the haves ho should be paying a fair wage.
 
2022-08-18 4:27:54 PM  

Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?


Same tip as normal. Honestly kind of annoying that tipping on pick up orders became a thing, but since almost every place now seems to give the option, it's part of the cost of going to a restaurant. If the money mattered that much to me, I should be cooking at home.
 
2022-08-18 4:28:22 PM  

VisualiseThis: Perhaps the folks that work at said restaurant could just be paid more by default instead of the current system and the prices at the restaurant reflect the change?


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2022-08-18 4:30:35 PM  

MelGoesOnTour: Depending on the amount of the bill, I tend to tip really well. For instance, if 2 drinks at the bar run me $9, I'll leave a $4 tip. It's not like it's going to break the bank.


I like how my credit card company will email me asking, "did you really tip this amount?"

Yes, yes I did.
 
2022-08-18 4:35:30 PM  

Karma Chameleon: Karma Chameleon: Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?

I still do at least 20%. I can afford it and just because I'm picking up the food, the people are still doing the work and having to be on their feet all day dealing with asshole customers.

another thing I'll add, the wife and I have a Friday night pizza tradition and I will go in to pick it up. After the first few times, I started noticing our pizza was always ready like 20-30 minutes before the time indicated, and when I would go in the person at the counter would stop whatever they were doing and go grab my pizza before I even got to the pickup line. I can walk in and out in a few minutes. To me that's worth at least 20%. Plus they deserve it, because it's hard, thankless work.


Pick-up - Nothing
Bar - Buck a drink as I go
Sit-down place - 5 bucks for anything under 20, 20% after with a cap at 20.
Delivery - I don't do that, and I sure as fark don't use doordash
Hotel staff - Nothing
Barber - 10 bucks

But now everyone uses these 'pick from 3 options' on a screen when using a card. I hate that.
 
2022-08-18 4:42:19 PM  

NM Volunteer: I have been in a tipping situation just twice this year, otherwise I avoid it altogether by not dining out.  Shiat's expensive.


This.  If you can afford to dine out, you can afford to tip.
 
2022-08-18 4:42:31 PM  
If we're all just supposed to tip, then just make this amount part of the cost and the wages.
And then end the idea of tipping.
Problem solved for everybody.
 
2022-08-18 4:44:19 PM  
Years ago I was the cool guy that tipped 20%. Now I'm an also-ran that tips 20%.

That's a good thing, since tipping is not going away and servers do a job I would suck at.
 
2022-08-18 4:44:27 PM  
I had an interesting restaurant experience recently: My wife and I went to a great Italian place in LA near Venice Beach on a Saturday. It was great, we left a good tip, and we reserved a table for two nights later because we liked it so much. When the bill arrived during our second visit, our waiter went out of his way to tell us that it included a 20% automatic gratuity, which he also highlighted and circled. Our server on our first visit hadn't said anything about it, which pissed me off because I left a full tip. So I looked at our receipt from our first visit later, but there was no automatic gratuity. I don't know what happened between our first and second visits, but honestly, I don't mind automatic gratuities as long as the service is good, which was the case at this place.

Thanks for listening to my Ted Talk.
 
2022-08-18 4:50:23 PM  

PvtStash: It is a trap, it is laid by The Man, and we are fooking stuck with it because we're too stupid to udnerstand it's a system that benfits the haves way more than the have nots who earn the tips, which mostly come from other have nots instead of the haves ho should be paying a fair wage.


Leave a tip, and advocate through your local government to impose the actual minimum wage on restaurant workers.  DBAD and take it out on the poor server, you douche.
 
2022-08-18 4:50:35 PM  
If I'll never be there again I tip a 45 cents. It's more of a dick move than tipping nothing. And let's be honest, all waitstaff do is pocket that money and don't report it on their taxes. They make out like bandits while crying poverty. Bigger scam artists than teachers.
 
2022-08-18 4:51:19 PM  

Begoggle: If we're all just supposed to tip, then just make this amount part of the cost and the wages.
And then end the idea of tipping.
Problem solved for everybody.


Restaurant owners like being able to screw their staff and blame it on customers, and some customers like the idea of staff being beholden to their whims; so this wouldn't solve anything for the people who are actively engaged in class warfare against the poor and who hold an inordinate amount of sway in governance.
 
2022-08-18 4:57:43 PM  
Anybody that doesn't tip 75 to 125 percent of their post tax total is a bad person that should just stay home and eat bean and egg tacos!
 
2022-08-18 4:58:01 PM  
Having done Lyft for several years part time, I can tell you a LOT of people say there going to tip, completely unintiated by me, and then don't .  I don't know why people do this.   People rarely too anyway.

I generally avoid tipping, by not eating at tipping places, as I think the system is unfair
 
2022-08-18 5:05:34 PM  

Ray_Finkle: What's everyone's rule on pick up orders and tips?


I tend to, generally $3.  Some places, always.  Other places, it depends on the person working the counter.

I hate the "you should tip your server X%" rule of thumb.  I base my tips on service.  The places I frequent typically have excellent service, so I'm hardly stingy.  However, just because I ordered a meal that is $20 more than the last time I was in, it doesn't mean you're owed more money.  It's not like you butchered the cow at my table and then massaged my shoulders while my steak was being grilled, you still just brought me a single plate.

If they completely did away with paying servers less, I'd still tip for good service.  A lot of servers do more than just dart around with food and drinks, and for the time they are working your table, they are the face of the establishment.  I've known plenty who might as well have been the manager, rather than making below minimum wage with tips.

Also, any place that makes workers pool and split tips is scum.  You didn't work the table?  Not yours.
 
2022-08-18 5:07:08 PM  
As I'm not Daddy Warbucks, inflation has squeezed my budget a bit. I don't eat out or even do pickup nearly as often these days... maybe once or twice a month.

Dine-in? 20% on the tax-added amount unless the server sucks.

Pickup? Nothing normally. I admit that my Irish Catholic guilt kicks in sometimes and 10-15%
 
2022-08-18 5:12:15 PM  
Tipping is essential to keep servers, and that's what they are, 'your servant', on their toes. They need to force a smile and kiss ass if they want to make rent. They deserve it for choosing such an easy job. I don't say this out of spite for being the dishwasher working 3 times as hard as them without getting any tips at all.
 
2022-08-18 5:12:32 PM  
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2022-08-18 5:14:49 PM  
I tip 20% for sit down service. I tip 20% on delivery as well.

For counter service? No, I don't tip. Take out where I pick up the food? No tip. For food trucks, I'd tip negative if I could because the ye could just raise their prices 20% or 30% instead for forego the whole idea of tipping.
 
2022-08-18 5:19:27 PM  
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2022-08-18 5:22:34 PM  
How much do I tip? I don't. My wife has a special CC for restaurants and pays for all meals out. She tips well. She also makes four times what I get from SS.
 
2022-08-18 5:23:43 PM  
Food is up 50%. That means tips based on food are up 50% too.

What have these staff done to deserve a 50% raise? Did I get one? Did you get one? How stupid are people to just go along like cattle.
 
2022-08-18 5:23:57 PM  
Subtonic:. And let's be honest, all waitstaff do is pocket that money and don't report it on their taxes. They make out like bandits while crying poverty.

Government estimates around 40% of all tip income is unreported, it was even higher before everybody went to paying by credit card.

A local restaurant recently got a new POS system, now at the bottom of every receipt is printed "CASH TIPS APPRECIATED".    It's like they aren't even trying to hide the tax evasion.
 
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