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User avatar #143 - malinwa (01/23/2013) [-]
If I wanted to tip someone, I would go to a stripbar or something. It might be because i'm European but why would you pay more then is asked when you go to a restaurant. Going to a restaurant is usually expensive enough as it is.
#174 to #143 - herrdudelmann (01/23/2013) [-]
I agree, in the UK and Europe as a whole, we have a very different attitude to tipping, possibly because waiters/waitresses get better wages. In the USA though, I think that it is a bit ridiculous: I was in LA, and I went to the lavatory, where there was a man who would hand you paper towels straight out of the dispenser to dry your hands with, expecting a $1 tip for his "services". That is too far.
User avatar #169 to #143 - leanonwut (01/23/2013) [-]
Courtesy. You don't have to be courteous, but waiters do rely on their tips.
#168 to #143 - ermmmmmyeah (01/23/2013) [-]
I totally agree. I tip when I get quality service, not when some sour faced employee looks daggers at me because they don't earn a lot. No waiter/waitress working at a job ever expects to earn great money from the offset, why should that expectation change?
User avatar #148 to #143 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
because waiters make like 2 bucks an hour thats why
User avatar #176 to #148 - lazaman (01/23/2013) [-]
bull. **** .

I was a waiter once, I was payed 8 bucks an hour, without counting tips.
#192 to #176 - anonymous (01/23/2013) [-]
congratz but **** you saying ******** you had an amazing jobs 98% of restaurants are only required to pay like 2.75 an hour so stfu you noob you had a good job but doesn't mean your 1 job counts for all of America
User avatar #199 to #192 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
my fiance makes 2.13 an hour at olive garden, ive never heard of a waiting job that pays min wage or higher
#172 to #148 - ravenger (01/23/2013) [-]
I was a waiter and was payed slightly above minimum + tips meaning i would get an extra £20-£40 a week. hardly £2 an hour.
User avatar #190 to #172 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
fine, 2 AMERICAN dolllars
#161 to #148 - anonymous (01/23/2013) [-]
.......in China....
User avatar #165 to #161 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
no in america dumbass
User avatar #183 to #165 - dontdeletemyuser (01/23/2013) [-]
lol, a waiter in norway in a resturant earns around 25-30 dollars an hour. depending on which resturant ofc, working at a burger king wouldnt get you more than maybe $21
#175 to #165 - anonymous (01/23/2013) [-]
Ok, I live in California and I have friends that work at Chili's, Applebees, Marie Calendars, and they make $1,200-$1,400 a month NOT including taxes. Do the math. Dd u evn gradewate?
User avatar #188 to #175 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
idk about california but waitresses here do not make min wage before tips, few places do
#210 to #188 - anonymous (01/23/2013) [-]
That's when the labor commissioner needs to step in. I remember when car salesmen used to make solely commission. Even then they were making $2,500-$8,000 a month. Now in this recession, for the first time ever, they are making waaaay less than that. The car dealers cannot only pay them commission. They have to AT LEAST pay them $8 an hour even if they only sold 1 car all month with a $500 commission.
User avatar #212 to #210 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
in america it is expected to tip. thats why a waiters wage is 5 dollars below min. If an employer can get away with paying you less they will do so
#224 to #212 - stiffbeefyone (01/23/2013) [-]
What if they have a really bad attitude?  I should still feel obligated to tip the proper amount?  Who's to say this women didn't have an extremely negative attitude.  By reading her post, I would think she would be the same at work.
What if they have a really bad attitude? I should still feel obligated to tip the proper amount? Who's to say this women didn't have an extremely negative attitude. By reading her post, I would think she would be the same at work.
User avatar #927 to #224 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
well if your waitress is being rude then yeah dont tip her. im just giving this girl the benefit of the doubt assuming she was civil
#181 to #175 - anonymous (01/23/2013) [-]
I meant tips*. Not taxes.
User avatar #187 to #181 - dunmerforlife (01/23/2013) [-]
in the state where i live, waitresses make 2.35 an hour
i am a delivery driver for papa johns and i make 4.50 an hour
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