When you get bad service. .. or...not leaving a tip BECAUSE you got bad service?
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#7 - butisit (07/05/2013) [-]
when you get annoying customers
when you get annoying customers
#226 to #7 - anon (07/06/2013) [-]
yeah that seems neat and all but in all my tries at that flipping **** , 9/10 you fail it, break both glasses right on your hands, glass and blood everywhere
#9 to #7 - shiteonastick (07/05/2013) [-]
Clever
User avatar #2 - killmani (07/05/2013) [-]
ya nice job ******* over the bus boy who did nothing
User avatar #4 to #2 - createdjustnow (07/05/2013) [-]
think about it. If the waiter/tress get's the tip, then they made the mess and busboy gets mad. if busboy gets the tip, he gets paid a little extra to clean up some water
User avatar #24 to #4 - killmani (07/05/2013) [-]
i am a bus boy you dont get the tip and the bus boy will just be pissed at the customer because he as a twat for turning a full cup upside down the waiter ill just tell you some asshole spilled a full rink on the table. and you will just realize that you made a guy who barely gets minimum wage job suck
#130 to #24 - chubbies (07/05/2013) [-]
I thought waiters split tips with busboys? Otherwise the busboys could do their job slowly and the waiters wouldn't get as many customers in. That's what my brother told me, who was a bus boy himself.
User avatar #231 to #130 - killmani (07/06/2013) [-]
alot of times they dont the get minimum wage
User avatar #3 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
or...not leaving a tip BECAUSE you got bad service?
#101 to #3 - kingpongthedon (07/05/2013) [-]
Don't not leave a tip. If you don't leave a tip, they'll think you're just an asshole who doesn't tip. If you leave a small tip, they're much more likely to recognize that you weren't satisfied with their tip.
User avatar #106 to #101 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
If you got **** service, you should have all right not to tip. Thats how it SHOULD work. In reality, unfortunately, restaurants pay their workers **** and they have to basically live off of tips.
User avatar #122 to #3 - rangerofthesea ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
leaving no tip just makes you look like an ass...but leaving an insultingly small tip is the best way to go...lets em know you were willing to tip but because of their service you didnt think they deserved much
User avatar #125 to #122 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
I'd say leaving no tip should honestly say "you dont deserve one", not " i'm a cheap, thankless cunt"
User avatar #146 to #125 - rangerofthesea ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
unfortunately thats how its seen mostly
User avatar #6 to #3 - insaneguy ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
OR... you could not be a dick

while also being a dick
#15 to #3 - basanso ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Maybe you could leave those troll jesus dollars.....

I'm sorry for having opinions
#171 to #3 - anon (07/06/2013) [-]
Don't not leave a tip, leave a tip of one single penny, so they know you didn't forget. Also doing what this guy did helps too
#5 to #3 - anon (07/05/2013) [-]
Some stupid ass places REQUIRE you to pay like 15% tip, so you know, this is a fun alternative...
User avatar #30 to #5 - nimblewalrus (07/05/2013) [-]
That's only if you have a large party, and then it's automatically added to your bill.
#12 to #3 - orionthegreat (07/05/2013) [-]
It's because here in the states restaurants are the only places that are allowed to not pay minimum wage, so tips are usually the only way employees can earn money.
#29 to #12 - craigdavid (07/05/2013) [-]
someone needs to sort that 			****		 out, like people who handle food dont get the minimum wage?   
   
dafuq is wrong with your country
someone needs to sort that **** out, like people who handle food dont get the minimum wage?

dafuq is wrong with your country
#44 to #12 - anon (07/05/2013) [-]
hate to burst your bubble, but restaurants still follow federal wage laws. Still isn't a **** load of money, but they aren't making any less than your local grocery store stock boy
#128 to #44 - chubbies (07/05/2013) [-]
Yes they are. Federal minimum wage is $7.25. The Federal minimum wage of a tipped employee is $2.13.

Source: www.dol.gov/whd/state/tipped.htm
User avatar #8 to #3 - Kimy (07/05/2013) [-]
I never got why not tipping is like worst thing to do in America so much for having FREEDOM when you're forced to leave tips by peer pressure
#31 to #8 - bbzz (07/05/2013) [-]
it is not forced
User avatar #45 to #31 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Some places unfortunately force tips. The system is broken as **** , they pay their workers dust from their pockets, make their customers pay the rest. It's called a GRATUITY for a reason.
#51 to #45 - jackassalope (07/05/2013) [-]
How is an automatic 15% tip on the bill any worse than them raising the price of everything on the menu and paying their employees more? It's just a part of the cost of going there. At least with the 15% gratuity, you know that the employees are getting the money.
User avatar #55 to #51 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
i'd much rather see the employees paid better than my tip being their only good source of income.
#57 to #55 - jackassalope (07/05/2013) [-]
Well, that's an issue, forced gratuity or not. Restaurants are allowed to pay under minimum wage as long as tips actually put them over. So if the staff doesn't get enough tips, the restaurant is forced to cover the difference.
User avatar #58 to #57 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
It's a broken system, like i said
#60 to #58 - jackassalope (07/05/2013) [-]
You also said "Some places unfortunately force tips."

I'm saying I don't get how that is "unfortunate".
User avatar #62 to #60 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Tips are meant to be an extra reward for good service, not compensating for the **** that the restaurant pays its workers.
#223 to #62 - anon (07/06/2013) [-]
Because tips are not taxed.
Or rather, there's a minimum amount they can claim, regardless of how much they make.
And in a lot of places, the 15% gratuity is for parties of a certain size. My local Grapeleaf (Mediterranean cuisine) adds it for parties of ≥10
#49 to #45 - bbzz (07/05/2013) [-]
it's still optional
User avatar #50 to #49 - ILIEKPEPSEE ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Not everywhere.
User avatar #83 to #31 - Kimy (07/05/2013) [-]
I said peer pressure it is a kind of force
User avatar #194 to #31 - hawaiianhappysauce (07/06/2013) [-]
Some places actually include the automatic 10% tip in the bill, therefore you are required to pay at least 10%
User avatar #131 to #8 - useroftheLOLZ (07/05/2013) [-]
Waiters, and I think bus boys, are not paid minimum wage, as a % of their income is from tips, and such, so if you don't get tipped, you can loose anywhere from 50 to 30 percent of your wages for that day.
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#66 - fjupload (07/05/2013) [-]
>Being a busboy/server at buffet
>place closes at 9
>party comes in around 8:50
> **** me
>they come to my section
>about 30 people in total
>all ask for drinks even though they can get it themselves
>still has an hour of sidework to finish
>tried to keep stuff clean as possible
>leaves only $3
>MFW I get home at 11.
User avatar #72 to #66 - donkysmel (07/05/2013) [-]
wouldn't your restaurant take 18% for having a party over 10 people??
#238 to #72 - fjupload (07/06/2013) [-]
my buffet doesn't take a tip out when they first pay. We have to remind the managers to push the customers to leave a tip if it's a big party.
#178 to #72 - anon (07/06/2013) [-]
some places don't force it if they walk in I think
User avatar #193 to #178 - donkysmel (07/06/2013) [-]
no, if they walk in and there are a lot of people like say over ten almost all restaurants... actually I'm sure all restaurants do it it's because what if no tip is left the waiters are ****** out of their money it's auto.
User avatar #197 to #193 - SageGreybeard (07/06/2013) [-]
didn't even realize I didn't log in.

anyway, I work at a restaurant, and I don't believe we do it. then again, I don't actually serve those tables, and they might add 18% on without me noticing. all I know is we make it VERY clear to reserving tables that we do it.
#198 to #197 - donkysmel (07/06/2013) [-]
thanks lol
thanks lol
#100 - tommythek (07/05/2013) [-]
Waiter is bad -> punish the bus boy...
User avatar #117 - noobletxii (07/05/2013) [-]
Or ya know you could save your self some money and just not leave a tip

no? ok
User avatar #19 - kyoutu (07/05/2013) [-]
Why would you tip someone for poor service?
"Oh you did a bad job, here's some extra money."
I see no logic.
Thank god for no tipping in the UK.
User avatar #68 to #19 - makomirocket (07/05/2013) [-]
dude, if you don't tip, then you are one massive asshole. It's not that hard to just leave a couple of extra coins on the table, especially when you have a good experience
#156 to #68 - anon (07/06/2013) [-]
It's quite simple. In the US, waiters are paid **** all, so it's kind of expected to tip. In the UK, wages are significantly higher, so it's not as necessary.
User avatar #84 to #68 - kyoutu (07/05/2013) [-]
Not really, nobody tips in the UK.... It's just not expected.
They're paid to do a job by their boss, who pays them with the money I pay for the food.
I'm already paying their wages for eating at their place of work, don't know why I'm expected to just give them money....
User avatar #126 to #84 - Vegetaftfw (07/05/2013) [-]
I live in England and I tip if I get good service...
User avatar #169 to #84 - srapture (07/06/2013) [-]
I'm 18 and I don't have much money, but all my friends and I always tip when we go out to a restaurant together. It's not mandatory, but it's just something we do because it's the right thing to do really. Don't make all Englishmen sound like pricks just because you're an asshole who doesn't tip anyone.
User avatar #240 to #169 - kyoutu (07/06/2013) [-]
Hmm, I'm from Northern England, I'm just saying I've never seen anybody tip.
I don't think it makes you a "prick", you're still paying their wages for eating there, they should be happy with that.
#74 to #19 - anon (07/05/2013) [-]
I absolutely dispise that, even for a terrible server, you are expected to pay at least 15% in the US, and your tip, not the money you spent on your food, pays their salary.

Pay your waiters a goddamn reasonable amount, and I'll tip them if they did a good job, a tip should be a reward, not an expectation.
User avatar #107 to #19 - milkandmore (07/05/2013) [-]
Everyone I know leaves a tip. We don't have to but we do because it's nice. Please don't generalise by saying 'no tipping in the UK'. I enjoy tipping, if the waiter or waitress has done a good job they deserve a tip and I feel happy that I've left one.

It's fine that you don't tip, in my opinion you should but I don't care either way. Again though, don't say 'no tipping in the UK'.
User avatar #164 to #107 - kyoutu (07/06/2013) [-]
Well I've never seen someone tip in the uk.
Why should I tip someone who's already getting paid with the money I spent at their restaurant? I'm already paying their wage, why give them more for nothing?
User avatar #246 to #164 - milkandmore (07/07/2013) [-]
It's the social convention. Luckily in the UK service staff are paid relatively okay compared to those in USA who get like **** all and rely on tips to get a decent days pay.

I don't care that you don't tip, but the way you're telling me you don't just makes you seem pretty snobbish. If they've done a good job (and it's the social convention to tip) then why not tip! I added that social convention bit in because I know you'd probably respond with some similar to 'well I don't get tipped for doing a good job where I work, why should they?'.
User avatar #247 to #246 - kyoutu (07/07/2013) [-]
Just because everybody else is doing something doesn't mean I should...
Either way, I would not say that tipping was a social convention in the UK.
User avatar #248 to #247 - milkandmore (07/08/2013) [-]
You're either quite ignorant, slightly autistic or just have a general bad attitude towards other people. Whatever it is, I'm bored of this conversation.
User avatar #34 to #19 - stevensftw (07/05/2013) [-]
There is tipping in the UK
User avatar #87 to #34 - kyoutu (07/05/2013) [-]
I have never one seen someone tip other then the odd "keep the change".
User avatar #91 to #87 - stevensftw (07/05/2013) [-]
Everyone I've ever been out for a meal with has left a tip..
User avatar #162 to #91 - kyoutu (07/06/2013) [-]
I call ******** .
Either that or you go to some really high class places.
User avatar #170 to #162 - pottie (07/06/2013) [-]
Not at all, in Britain, you don't need to leave a tip because waiters in the uk make a larger amount of money than other countries. I used to be a waiter for a very nice restaurant and you would only get tips if your service was outstanding. The UK gov said that a waiter must be above the minimum wage without the addition of tips, where as other countries can use the tips you collect on your shift to add towards your wage (making them pay under the minimum wage) A bit confusing to say, ha
User avatar #20 to #19 - Zeigh (07/05/2013) [-]
People always seem to forget that tipping is completely optional, it's a gratuity.
#75 to #20 - anon (07/05/2013) [-]
No, many restaurants (in the US) force an 18% tip on you (almost all force it on you if you have six or more people).
User avatar #80 to #75 - Zeigh (07/05/2013) [-]
That's illegal.
User avatar #104 to #80 - rplix (07/05/2013) [-]
It is a gratuity tax.

Think about it. A 6 person dinner could take two or more hours. In that time, the waiters/bus boys could do 2 or 3 other tables in that time. If tax was optional for that party, that would be a waste of time since they could do those other smaller tables and make more money.
User avatar #23 to #19 - cubanwhiteman (07/05/2013) [-]
In japan tipping someone is a way of saying

"This bad. You bad, vewy vewy bad westauwant. You need this money mo den I do."
User avatar #25 to #23 - kyoutu (07/05/2013) [-]
Lmao, Yeah I'd ready that, kind of like sympathy money.
More of an insult then a caring gesture.
#150 - kitsunemochalite (07/06/2013) [-]
If your waiter is truly that ****** and you have this odd urge to leave something, don't leave a mess for the bus boy just use one of these
#153 to #150 - collegedood (07/06/2013) [-]
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does the bottom say "tears"? it would be extremely relevant if it did
User avatar #154 to #153 - tears ONLINE (07/06/2013) [-]
hello
User avatar #227 to #150 - waterbottlemanboy (07/06/2013) [-]
Where would you even get that?
User avatar #165 - Lintutu (07/06/2013) [-]
or don't leave a tip if you get ****** service. That works too

I left a waitress a 10 cent tip because of how ****** she was at her job.I was at a buffet mind you, she Didn't greet me, come back to ask how i was doing, pick up my dishes, offer to give me a refill, and ignored me when i tried waving her down. I even caught her just standing around when she was supposed to be helping me and other tables
User avatar #95 - wersand (07/05/2013) [-]
Except for you won't have a drink to do this with....
User avatar #134 to #95 - mrmask ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
tap water is free at most restaurants
User avatar #234 to #134 - wersand (07/06/2013) [-]
The joke is bad service.
#236 to #234 - service (07/06/2013) [-]
Im not bad :'(
User avatar #99 to #95 - linktheawesomes (07/05/2013) [-]
Or a menu...
User avatar #67 - jcjohnson (07/05/2013) [-]
See I got a tip like that. Take it into the kitchen and dump it, then take the money out of the sink.
#77 to #67 - professorfj (07/05/2013) [-]
how did you pick it up?
#78 to #77 - lolfire (07/05/2013) [-]
Slide a piece of card under it...    
   
I mean a coaster or a menu work perfectly.    
   
It really isn't that much of a problem, we get the tip and the person gets to leave feeling like they accomplished something.
Slide a piece of card under it...

I mean a coaster or a menu work perfectly.

It really isn't that much of a problem, we get the tip and the person gets to leave feeling like they accomplished something.
#79 to #78 - professorfj (07/05/2013) [-]
Ah.
Ah.
User avatar #40 - lordmoldywart (07/05/2013) [-]
Or just don't leave a ******* tip
User avatar #52 to #40 - spikethepony (07/05/2013) [-]
Nah, bro. Leave a penny. That way they know you didn't forget.
User avatar #61 to #52 - ireallydontpostcp (07/05/2013) [-]
i did that to my manager at my resturant one time and yelled at me ):
User avatar #76 to #61 - badmonkey ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Then take the penny back
User avatar #59 to #40 - smittywrbmnjnsn (07/05/2013) [-]
Not leaving a tip is okay, the waiter'll look and go "Whatever".
Leaving money in an upside down glass, makes them want that money, but the only way to get the money, is to spill stuff everywhere. So then they have to do more work.
Essentially, you're tipping them for cleaning up your drink.

Even better, just flip all your drinks over, and don't leave money.
He'll have to take them off the table at some point.
User avatar #18 - wizardfist (07/05/2013) [-]
**** yeah, D.R.I.
User avatar #142 to #18 - kolsinder (07/05/2013) [-]
There's a gig at 5th and Main
Gonna take the bus or catch the train
#102 - mattandstuff (07/05/2013) [-]
so then the bus boy would have to clean it up while the waiter attends to people......nj
User avatar #21 - steamwhistler (07/05/2013) [-]
If i get bad service, I don't tip. Why should I have to give them more money if they don't deserve it?
User avatar #22 to #21 - davvi (07/05/2013) [-]
in the US you have to tip, it's the waiters' salary and not for extra service
User avatar #27 to #22 - nyangiraffe (07/05/2013) [-]
You don't have to tip. It is optional based on their ability to do their job correctly
User avatar #39 to #27 - killmani (07/05/2013) [-]
a waiter in the us does not make minimum wage
User avatar #46 to #39 - sanguinesolitude (07/05/2013) [-]
you are correct, so i tip well. But if they do a bad job or have a bad attitude they dont get a decent tip. I've worked food service so i dont give them a bad tip for things the kitchen or bar mess up.
User avatar #41 to #39 - nyangiraffe (07/05/2013) [-]
So? tip is A sum of money given to someone as a way of rewarding them for their services. If they do teh job well they get money, if not the get nothing
User avatar #26 to #22 - steamwhistler (07/05/2013) [-]
I'm from Canada, the waiters here get a lower hourly wage because of tips. But to be honest, I don't really give a **** if they made nothing, I'm not gonna give them **** if they don't do there job well.
#28 to #26 - anon (07/05/2013) [-]
First Canadian dick right here ^
User avatar #210 to #28 - billybeee (07/06/2013) [-]
If my waiter is rude, forgets to get me a fork when I ask for one, checks on my table twice within a 2 hour period, they aren't getting a tip.

If the food comes late or something, its not their fault so i won't let that affect their tip.

The whole point of a tip in canada is that its optional, and they have to earn it. If you do a ****** , job, you can stick with your minimum wage. If you want an extra 10-20$ you need to work for it
User avatar #37 to #22 - redneckhokage (07/05/2013) [-]
you dont HAVE to tip, if they suck they get nothing. . .NOTHING
User avatar #143 to #22 - zorororonoa (07/06/2013) [-]
I never tip unless the waiter went above and beyond the call of dishes
#189 to #21 - sedativechunk (07/06/2013) [-]
mfw not leaving them a tip
mfw not leaving them a tip
User avatar #86 - Grubinhymer ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
Usually if the service is bad
I don't tip
#166 - ADeadlYLepricoN (07/06/2013) [-]
took me a bit to long to realize there was water in the cup
User avatar #97 - fuzzlefeenix (07/05/2013) [-]
I don't understand why you would ever tip if the service was bad...
#14 - matthamsnine ONLINE (07/05/2013) [-]
If I get bad service, they get no tip.
User avatar #13 - cowinspace (07/05/2013) [-]
If you got bad service why are you even leaving a tip?
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