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do americans really feel obliged to tip?
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lmao wtf

lmao wtf
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i don't like tipping but if i don't i'm a piece of shit

i don't like tipping but if i don't i'm a piece of shit
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That's how some people are paid as opposed to whatever business just actually paying minimum wage. They're only required to make up whatever difference is left after tipping so that people are paid the bare minimum.

That's how some people are paid as opposed to whatever business just actually paying minimum wage. They're only required to make up whatever difference is left after tipping so that people are paid the bare minimum.
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Tipping is a good thing. There's a societally acceptable range of tipping depending on the area and type of restaurant. This allows the customer the ability to greater reward good service with a larger tip, and it creates incentives for the waiter to provide better service. Arguments about how the waiter should just be paid more are moot because the food would just be more expensive. You'd pay the same amount over time, either way. Tipping culture creates better service and a pay structure that rewards waiters being good at their jobs.

edit: Thank you all for downvoting instead of posting why you disagree!

Tipping is a good thing. There's a societally acceptable range of tipping depending on the area and type of restaurant. This allows the customer the ability to greater reward good service with a larger tip, and it creates incentives for the waiter to provide better service. Arguments about how the waiter should just be paid more are moot because the food would just be more expensive. You'd pay the same amount over time, either way. Tipping culture creates better service and a pay structure that rewards waiters being good at their jobs.

edit: Thank you all for downvoting instead of posting why you disagree!
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tipping quarters is a blessing for air/tire pressure if you are broke as fuck

tipping quarters is a blessing for air/tire pressure if you are broke as fuck
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#6
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why do waiters always ask me questions when i have food in my mouth

why do waiters always ask me questions when i have food in my mouth
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Yes, because wait staff without tips can make under $3/hr

Yes, because wait staff without tips can make under $3/hr
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#8
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I think many people in the US grow up with the idea that if you can't afford to tip, don't go out to eat. I work in a restaurant in a nice part of town, base wage is $13.50 an hour, but tips put me at 30 - 75+ p/hour, tips make me more money than base pay by a lot. Tips are essential to my income as a full time college student, part time restaurant employee. Tips are very important

I think many people in the US grow up with the idea that if you can't afford to tip, don't go out to eat. I work in a restaurant in a nice part of town, base wage is $13.50 an hour, but tips put me at 30 - 75+ p/hour, tips make me more money than base pay by a lot. Tips are essential to my income as a full time college student, part time restaurant employee. Tips are very important
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why doesnt the owner just pay them more, he must be loling hard at other people paying his staff

why doesnt the owner just pay them more, he must be loling hard at other people paying his staff
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#10
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tipping is customary cause jobs that rely on tipping dont pay enough to live on (unlike in europe iirc) and so its really important for peoples livelyhoods

paskowhy doesnt the owner just pay them more, he must be loling hard at other people paying his staff

because if he paid them more then he would make less, and profit is king

tipping is customary cause jobs that rely on tipping dont pay enough to live on (unlike in europe iirc) and so its really important for peoples livelyhoods

[quote=pasko]why doesnt the owner just pay them more, he must be loling hard at other people paying his staff[/quote]
because if he paid them more then he would make less, and profit is king
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Process/Gullywash Refresh
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pasko is having an anti-capitalist awakening rn

pasko is having an anti-capitalist awakening rn
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Twitch Prime
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There is people literally living in america rn

There is people literally living in america rn
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knsume

make food more expensive to give waiters more money so u dont have to tip like everywhere else in the world

[quote=knsume][/quote]

make food more expensive to give waiters more money so u dont have to tip like everywhere else in the world
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junnuknsume
make food more expensive to give waiters more money so u dont have to tip like everywhere else in the world

thats cool but in reality a lot of american restaurant chains have huge profits and definately could afford to pay their waiters more, the reason they don't is because they don't have to. there's no (good enough) collective bargaining or minimum wage.

[quote=junnu][quote=knsume][/quote]

make food more expensive to give waiters more money so u dont have to tip like everywhere else in the world[/quote]
thats cool but in reality a lot of american restaurant chains have huge profits and definately could afford to pay their waiters more, the reason they don't is because they don't have to. there's no (good enough) collective bargaining or minimum wage.
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#15
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ok i am making the food more expensive as we speak

ok i am making the food more expensive as we speak
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Collaidepasko is having an anti-capitalist awakening rn

stfu commie

[quote=Collaide]pasko is having an anti-capitalist awakening rn[/quote]
stfu commie
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#17
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I tip waitstaff so they don’t have to sleep outside after they clock out

I tip waitstaff so they don’t have to sleep outside after they clock out
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#18
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this thread is kinda a meme but yes if ur in the us u definitely have to tip if ur not a piece of shit
system is awful and it shouldn't need to be the case but as is the waiters and ppl dont make enough w/o it

this thread is kinda a meme but yes if ur in the us u definitely have to tip if ur not a piece of shit
system is awful and it shouldn't need to be the case but as is the waiters and ppl dont make enough w/o it
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https://i.giphy.com/media/cb1PfBmzegzHa/giphy.webp

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but for real you should tip
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Collaidethats cool but in reality a lot of american restaurant chains have huge profits and definately could afford to pay their waiters more, the reason they don't is because they don't have to. there's no (good enough) collective bargaining or minimum wage.

american chain restaurants are actually in a race to the bottom for pricing, that's why they all have ads for 2 for $20, unlimited xyz, or something similar. each individual location, percentage wise, is usually not making "huge" profits.

also, the vast majority of tipped employees would be against removing tipping because no restaurant is going to pay 50/hr+ to anywhere from 1-10+ servers on a shift, which is relatively easy to make if you're in a decent spot.

if anything, pity the cooks. minimum wage or barely above, longer hours, more physically demanding work, and surface of the sun temps in the kitchen.

[quote=Collaide]
thats cool but in reality a lot of american restaurant chains have huge profits and definately could afford to pay their waiters more, the reason they don't is because they don't have to. there's no (good enough) collective bargaining or minimum wage.[/quote]

american chain restaurants are actually in a race to the bottom for pricing, that's why they all have ads for 2 for $20, unlimited xyz, or something similar. each individual location, percentage wise, is usually not making "huge" profits.

also, the vast majority of tipped employees would be against removing tipping because no restaurant is going to pay 50/hr+ to anywhere from 1-10+ servers on a shift, which is relatively easy to make if you're in a decent spot.

if anything, pity the cooks. minimum wage or barely above, longer hours, more physically demanding work, and surface of the sun temps in the kitchen.
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#21
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i only tip attractive women

i only tip attractive women
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tsarTipping is a good thing. There's a societally acceptable range of tipping depending on the area and type of restaurant. This allows the customer the ability to greater reward good service with a larger tip, and it creates incentives for the waiter to provide better service. Arguments about how the waiter should just be paid more are moot because the food would just be more expensive. You'd pay the same amount over time, either way. Tipping culture creates better service and a pay structure that rewards waiters being good at their jobs.

edit: Thank you all for downvoting instead of posting why you disagree!

You're actually right, I waited tables for 2 years before college and made so much more money than any hourly job I ever had cause I was incentivized to care (my mother has waited tables for 36 years and makes more money than most college grads I know). If you make a bad wage waiting tables you're either a shit waiter or at a dying restaurant.

[quote=tsar]Tipping is a good thing. There's a societally acceptable range of tipping depending on the area and type of restaurant. This allows the customer the ability to greater reward good service with a larger tip, and it creates incentives for the waiter to provide better service. Arguments about how the waiter should just be paid more are moot because the food would just be more expensive. You'd pay the same amount over time, either way. Tipping culture creates better service and a pay structure that rewards waiters being good at their jobs.

edit: Thank you all for downvoting instead of posting why you disagree![/quote]

You're actually right, I waited tables for 2 years before college and made so much more money than any hourly job I ever had cause I was incentivized to care (my mother has waited tables for 36 years and makes more money than most college grads I know). If you make a bad wage waiting tables you're either a shit waiter or at a dying restaurant.
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batemani only tip attractive women

i tip them less cuz i know they already make bank in tips due to people like you

[quote=bateman]i only tip attractive women[/quote]
i tip them less cuz i know they already make bank in tips due to people like you
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OMFG!! I HAVE TO GIVE SERVERS WHO ARE UNDERPAID AND AT MY BECK AND CALL A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS FOR THEIR SERVICE.... HOW WILL I COPE

OMFG!! I HAVE TO GIVE SERVERS WHO ARE UNDERPAID AND AT MY BECK AND CALL A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS FOR THEIR SERVICE.... HOW WILL I COPE
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hoolibatemani only tip attractive womeni tip them less cuz i know they already make bank in tips due to people like you

fair play, there is truly balance in the universe

[quote=hooli][quote=bateman]i only tip attractive women[/quote]
i tip them less cuz i know they already make bank in tips due to people like you[/quote]
fair play, there is truly balance in the universe
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batemani only tip attractive women

https://m.imgur.com/gallery/HXktz

insert my man gif

[quote=bateman]i only tip attractive women[/quote]

[img]https://m.imgur.com/gallery/HXktz[/img]

insert my man gif
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hypnogreeneOMFG!! I HAVE TO GIVE SERVERS WHO ARE UNDERPAID AND AT MY BECK AND CALL A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS FOR THEIR SERVICE.... HOW WILL I COPE

what service lmfao they are doing their job

[quote=hypnogreene]OMFG!! I HAVE TO GIVE SERVERS WHO ARE UNDERPAID AND AT MY BECK AND CALL A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS FOR THEIR SERVICE.... HOW WILL I COPE[/quote]
what service lmfao they are doing their job
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#28
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I only tip cows, not people

I only tip cows, not people
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They think because I drive my E63 AMG (615 horsepower by the way) to get a quick post-workout meal, that I should give them my hard earned cash?

They think because I drive my E63 AMG (615 horsepower by the way) to get a quick post-workout meal, that I should give them my hard earned cash?
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newbie.tf
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it's broken because minimum wage is broken

if you can't/don't wanna pay the tip, don't dine out in america. you're gonna fuck someone over

it's broken because minimum wage is broken

if you can't/don't wanna pay the tip, don't dine out in america. you're gonna fuck someone over
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