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Saw one at the snow cone stand. There was even one at the dry cleaners. Huh?

Reckon we could wear one around our necks when we take our calves to the sale barn?

Where is the weirdest place you have seen them?
 

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There is one at the place where we buy po-boys. I always leave a tip because they are nice people and they work hard to give good service. Now I don't know about the sale barn!! With the sense of humor some of us have, beware of what may end up in your jar!! :shock: :D :D
 

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Picked up two pizzas recently and after I got my change the woman asked if I was going to tip. People asking for tips is very wrong exspecially if there job doesn't warrant one.
 

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auctionboy":lxq8f9dw said:
Picked up two pizzas recently and after I got my change the woman asked if I was going to tip. People asking for tips is very wrong exspecially if there job doesn't warrant one.

Why wouldn't their job warrant a tip? They cooked your dinner so you didn't have to. They provided a service, and it's no different than you walking into a restaurant and ordering dinner - tips are always appropriate in either situation.
 

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Gate Opener":174j0c9a said:
Saw one at the snow cone stand. There was even one at the dry cleaners. Huh?

A lot of employers that provide a service - bars, clubs, lounges, dry cleaners, pizzerias, etc. - have tip jars because the employer requires all of the employees to split their tips with the other employees. I'm not a big believer in this practice, but that is neither here nor there.
 

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msscamp":21fcqghd said:
auctionboy":21fcqghd said:
Picked up two pizzas recently and after I got my change the woman asked if I was going to tip. People asking for tips is very wrong exspecially if there job doesn't warrant one.

Why wouldn't their job warrant a tip? They cooked your dinner so you didn't have to. They provided a service, and it's no different than you walking into a restaurant and ordering dinner - tips are always appropriate in either situation.

A tip is basically for a job well done. If you are picking a pizza up at a pizza place how are you supposed to know if the pizza is good or not. After all you don't tip the waiter/waitress at the beginning of your meal. I usually tip 15% or 20% unless the service is just really bad, this is at a restaurant. I don't tip the mechanic, dry cleaner, or snowcone guy. I do tip the pizza delivery guy everytime he shows up with what I ordered wich is 100% so far. If I'm impressed with a job outside of this area I tip, but it has to be above and beyond. I wonder how many people tip the fast food guy at the drive through window?

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Over in Europe.. they got attendants at most all the restrooms for payment. OR, they got machines that you have to put in about 50 cents to just get in the door.
 

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The tip jars at the cashier's windows in the casinos kind of catch me by suprise.

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I always tip when I am served. I sometimes put money in a tip jar, depends on the situation. I never tip when I am asked too.
 

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I have a tip jar on the bar at my house.

Since numerous neighbors come by and assist me in consuming cool beverages on occasion, the tip money goes back in to help replenish the supply. :lol:
 

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MikeC":1507qaus said:
I have a tip jar on the bar at my house.

Since numerous neighbors come by and assist me in consuming cool beverages on occasion, the tip money goes back in to help replenish the supply. :lol:
thats a good 1 mike.around here if you got beverages.you have help drinking them.an then you help them drink their beverages.if i at a place that tips i tip.an if the food isnt to good i cut the tip.like if i go to chilis ill tip $5 or more depending on my mood.
 

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We have always tipped very well. Waitresses keep my coffee cup full. :lol:

I don't mind tip jars anywhere. I don't mind fund raiser jars for sick kids, fire victims, etc at the convenience stores. It is all free choice anyway, right?

What I don't like are tips automatically included in the check. The tip essentially has become part of the bill. There is no free choice and you can't feel good about tipping either. Why doesn't the restaurant simply raise their prices? Sometimes the tip is not enough to compensate for the service rendered and other times you don't get good service because the waiting staff figures it is a done deal.
 

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I always tip the waitress. If the food is bad I tell the manager but chances are your server did not run into the kitchen and do the cooking too. As far as tip jars.... nope. A waitress around here makes 2.13 an hour. Most of the counter people are at least making minimum wage. Personally, I think everyone should get PAID and let the tipping really be for the good service instead of employers relying on me to pay the wages.
 
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I tip waitresses. I will tip the pizza person if they deliver the pizza. If I am picking it up, no way. I am not tipping people for doing their job. If we did that where would it stop? You would have to tip everyone you came in contact with. Nope.

Another one that I forgot about, I went to a new chicken place and went through the drivethrough. Guy came out and got my order which I thought was odd since they had an order machine. Well, when I paid he was standing next to the cashier the girl said do you want your change? I looked at her funny and said Yea. It didn't occur to me what was going on until I drove off. I thought they have got to be kidding. Giving a tip in the drivethrough? Nope.

We do tip well if we get service that warrants. One time when we were eating dinner we kept seeing this busboy everytime we turned around. He was really getting with it, I couldn't believe how fast he worked. Well we called the waiter over and handed him some money to give to the busboy because we were astounded at how industrious he was. The waiter said which one? We said the one who has been working this area and we described him. He said Oh, that is so and so, his twin is working tonight also. It was actually two of them! :lol: Oh well.
 

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msscamp":rdnrbxrn said:
auctionboy":rdnrbxrn said:
Picked up two pizzas recently and after I got my change the woman asked if I was going to tip. People asking for tips is very wrong exspecially if there job doesn't warrant one.

Why wouldn't their job warrant a tip? They cooked your dinner so you didn't have to. They provided a service, and it's no different than you walking into a restaurant and ordering dinner - tips are always appropriate in either situation.
Incorrect! Counter help is paid atleast minimum wage and not waitress pay of 5.15. It was take out. Would I tip the person behind the counter at Mcdonalds?
 

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Was out of town and went to a restaurant that serves frog legs and gator tail. Sat down, ate, admired the waitress, tipped the waitress, went to the cashier to pay and she had a tip jar. GIVE ME A BREAK.

I don't tip for bad service, slow service, or snooty servers. I actually left a note one time, it read "If you want a tip you should smile, check on me at least once, leave your problems at home".
 

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auctionboy":16juzvc1 said:
msscamp":16juzvc1 said:
auctionboy":16juzvc1 said:
Picked up two pizzas recently and after I got my change the woman asked if I was going to tip. People asking for tips is very wrong exspecially if there job doesn't warrant one.

Why wouldn't their job warrant a tip? They cooked your dinner so you didn't have to. They provided a service, and it's no different than you walking into a restaurant and ordering dinner - tips are always appropriate in either situation.
Incorrect! Counter help is paid atleast minimum wage and not waitress pay of 5.15. It was take out. Would I tip the person behind the counter at Mcdonalds?

Each to their own, but I don't see it that way.
 
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