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  1. Lucky Pierre

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    it was by accident, I meant to tip her 20%.

    I was doing the math in my head, came up with the 10% number and meant to double it and then add it to the grand total. But this morning when I looked at the receipt, I realized I fucked up and only wrote in the original 10%.

    $200 bill

    gave her $20 instead of $40

    however, out of the $200, almost half of it was wine so that must count on my side for something.
     
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    You're a dick
     
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    10% too much
     
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    $20

    She wasn't an attractive female by the way
     
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    Nice. She makes $3.00 an hour.
     
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    I hope you never go out to eat, beatlejews. :mad: Stay home if you can't tip. :mad: Goddamn it!!

    :D
     
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    i tip 5 bucks on every bill
     
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    Then she made $23/hour just from my table alone... not too bad, right?
     
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    shut the fuck up
     
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    that industry really bamboozled us on the math anyway. the restaurants food prices are always going up, so the 10% tip rate means an equal increase to the server. but in reality we have to pay for the increase in the meal costs & pay a higher % of that increase to the server....:dontknow:
     
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    yep
     
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    lucky said she wasnt hot so relax:coffee:
     
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    Seriously, major dick move. If you are local, I would go there, apologize and leave her the remaining tip. She is taxed based on what she sells. You not only left her a shitty tip, you also screwed her in her "taxable" sales since you didn't even leave the minimum of 12-15%. You are basically Mr Pink, from Reservoir Dogs.
     
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    i'm a 25% tipper.
     
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    Yup, yup
     
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    especially with wine:

    table one orders $10 appetizer and $15 bottle wine: $25 total. $5 tip at 20%

    table two orders $10 appetizer and $200 bottle wine: $215 total. The same waitress doing the exact same service now deserves a $43 tip (20 percent)?
     
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    :facepalm: you must make for a great dinner conversationalist at a restaurant.
     
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    That tip was not hers to keep, she split that tip with the other 8 servers and the bartender since you probably didn't tip him/her separately. :facepalm:
     
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    it's like an hour's drive, don't know when she's working, etc. no fucking way I'm going all the way back up to give her an extra $20 bucks. It was an honest mistake she can handle it.
     
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    Then you screwed her a third time by not turning the table over to a better tipping customer all night...
     

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