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Cheap bastards or not?

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Joe, Jul 31, 2016.

  1. Joe

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    We went to our favorite outdoor place that overlooks a river for a couple of drinks today. Our favorite outdoor table was taken, so we took one with not quite as good a view.

    The party of four left and we grabbed the table our, favorite table which is for drinks only, no food service. Anyway, their CC transaction was still on the table so we peeked. 4 glasses of wine for the four of them, $28 and they left a buck for the tip. The server brought out their drinks.

    Cheap bastards or not? What say you?

    We had two drinks each and the server brought them to our outdoor table. Bill total $24 and I tipped $5.
     
  2. shifter

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    Definitely.

    $1 a drink is minimum even at the bar.
     
  3. Clarkgriswald

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    There are some cheap bastards in Wisconsin. Some of them are my friends and it's embarrassing to go out with them because they are so cheap. If the server is nice I give 20%.
     
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  4. CSNY

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    Cheap ........ 20% should be the norm
     
  5. NCAAHoops

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    That is BAD. They need to drop a 5 just for the time there
     
  6. SDSteve

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    Cheap
     
  7. Clarkgriswald

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    Glen it's not brenntag is it? We love to drink heavily and eat like savages but a lot of people are tight with tips for some reason.
     
  8. RickM

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    Hard to say for sure based on the information provided. Yes it seems very cheap on the face of it. But maybe they had to wait 30 minutes to get the drinks, maybe the server brought out the wrong drinks, was rude, etc. and deserved a shitty tip.
     
  9. VEGASBJ

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    Really cheap
     
  10. Clarkgriswald

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    We use brenntag at my work a lot. What do you do?
     

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