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Do you tip in lounges?

After every drink
7 (15.2%)
Yes, but only once
15 (32.6%)
Tip? Are you crazy? It's free!
24 (52.2%)

Total Members Voted: 46

Author Topic: Tipping Master Thread (Who to tip and how much)  (Read 21913 times)

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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #90 on: February 14, 2012, 09:02:45 PM »
Yeah, I always wondered about this as well :-).
Why is it that higher end restaurants add the tip before you get a chance to decide? What if the service was lousy?
The consumer is always given the opportunity to ADD to their tip (on the receipt), but not to reduce it. Lol, obviously that's not going to happen, but at least I get to vent.  ;D
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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #91 on: February 14, 2012, 09:10:16 PM »
Why is it that higher end restaurants
Such as?
I try to stay away from places like that as they usually have lousy service as the staff has no incentive to give good service.
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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #92 on: February 14, 2012, 09:11:27 PM »
Such as?
I try to stay away from places like that as they usually have lousy service as the staff has no incentive to give good service.

many places especially when it's a party of 6 or more

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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #93 on: February 14, 2012, 09:14:28 PM »
many places especially when it's a party of 6 or more
I don't usually go places as a party of 6+.
The only places I can think of off the top of my head were Harbour Grill and China Bistro in MIA/FLL and the service at both was deplorable.
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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #94 on: February 14, 2012, 11:59:16 PM »
Wolf and Lamb and Tea for Two are 2 restaurants off the top of my head...
I am not actually condemning these restaurants for doing this (I understand why they do); it just bothers me a little bit.
On a similar note, it always drives me nuts when I make a return and I am told that the money will be in my account "in at least 10-12 business days". Why is it that they can take my money out of my account/cc immediately, but to give it back takes so long ;-)
Again, just a gripe...
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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #95 on: February 15, 2012, 03:34:57 AM »
I rather be charged more, but don't add the tip in the bill.

Its my privilege to decide and how much I give.

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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #96 on: February 15, 2012, 09:37:39 AM »
why do you tip the barber? if he gives a bad haircut you just use a different barber!

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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #97 on: February 15, 2012, 09:42:10 AM »
why do you tip the barber? if he gives a bad haircut you just use a different barber!

He was scared he might use laser on him...

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Re: When do/Why do/Do you tip?
« Reply #98 on: February 15, 2012, 09:48:37 AM »
Had the same stylist for over 25 years and never a bad haircut. Have always tipped her even though now she owns the business.
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Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #99 on: December 22, 2012, 10:07:36 PM »
So, I've been getting the WSJ (for free) for a few months now, and a few weeks ago, there was a holiday card in it, with a return address.  Today, there was another card, this time with the deliverers' address on the middle of the envelope, like a return envelope.  (Yes, sir.  I got the hint!) 

How much is appropriate to tip the guy? 

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Re: Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #100 on: December 22, 2012, 11:09:05 PM »
$5

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Re: Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #101 on: December 24, 2012, 03:06:24 AM »
What does the deliveryman have to do with the fact that you are getting it for free?

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Re: Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #102 on: December 26, 2012, 01:13:22 PM »
I think $5 is on the low end.

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Re: Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #103 on: December 27, 2012, 01:45:51 PM »
Who even ever sees their delivery man?!:o

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Re: Tipping Newspaper Deliverer?
« Reply #104 on: December 27, 2012, 02:22:18 PM »
What does the deliveryman have to do with the fact that you are getting it for free?

Well according to this person 1 month subscription fee is customary so it would matter lol http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20061202180501AAD25DI

After googling a bit, a lot of people actually tip monthly as well as once a year by holiday time. It's obviously up to your financial situation and preferences with tipping (a lot of people have strong opinions about tipping one way or the other) but I would also agree that $5 is on the low end.