Tipping question

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  1. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    I do not order delivery, but I never thought the 20% "rule" applied to drivers. Presumably, with wait staff the more the bill = more items = more work. With divers, however, they're going to the same place regardless.

    So distance from the restaurant to my house would be my guide.
     
  2. CalPolyTechnique

    CalPolyTechnique Well-Known Member

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    Don't want to derail the thread, but one thing that irks me is when you go to a deli or cafe where you pick-up your own food when your number is called, yet have a tip box next to the cashier.

    They are doing the bare minimum to facilitate the transaction and service, yet they are kinda like asking "can we just have some extra money....just cuz?"
     
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  3. DUO_CORE

    DUO_CORE Well-Known Member

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    I tip as if the same driver will be delivering my next meal ;)
     
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  4. CouchCoach

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    And possibly spitting on it?
     
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  5. Runwildboys

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    I put into the tip jar at the pizza place, so they remember me, and when they get the order for a "small pizza, with pepperoni, sausage, and jalapeño", they make sure it's done perfectly.
     
  6. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    Did DoorDash during the lockdowns and the delivery fee goes to the driver.
     
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  7. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    What if you're getting food delivered because your a lazy *** like me
     
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  8. The Fonz

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    I usually order and pick it up myself and still tip the cashier
     
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  9. JBond

    JBond Well-Known Member

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    I give a 20% tip every time, minus fees, taxes and delivery charges. I also round up to an even dollar number so when I review statements I can tell immediately when a server or bartender messed with something.
     
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  10. Cowpolk

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    Yep I tried Door Dash they were always deducting money from my pay for odd ball reasons. Did they do that to you? Made more money doing Uber Eats Im cheap sometimes but tip delivery 5 bucks never more never less
     
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  11. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    Yea UberEats seemed to be more and the pay was alot cleared to me, DoorDash was just a mess but more people had used it in my area
     
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  12. Cowpolk

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    Was about 5 years ago for me I got a 100$ tip once with UBER I called it a night and went home
     
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  13. EST_1986

    EST_1986 Well-Known Member

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    best day I ever had was when everyone got that first stimulus check, orders and tips were nuts
     
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  14. triplets_93

    triplets_93 Well-Known Member

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    I don't think that cows should be tipped.
     
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  15. Reverend Conehead

    Reverend Conehead Well-Known Member

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    Sure they should. If you enjoy all that great dairly like milk, cheese, ice cream, milkshakes, etc., you should appreciate cows. Next time you drive past a pasture, I want you to stop and go offer one of those cows a dollar.
     
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  16. kmp77

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    "$5 dollar......$5 dollar times 2...fooooottloonnggggggg!"
     
  17. triplets_93

    triplets_93 Well-Known Member

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    Only if they dance for it. :D
     
  18. Hoofbite

    Hoofbite Well-Known Member

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    someone told me door dash doesn’t give tips to the drivers. I dunno how true it is but it does make me cautious about it.
     
  19. Bigdog

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    If someone brings the food to me and it is good service, than I tip any where from 18%-25% of the bill. If I go get the food than I am not tipping usually, but sometimes I do. My daughters have told several times that I tip well.
     
  20. Runwildboys

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    "Mmmmmooooooooooooooo.....Tasty!"
     

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