How much tip do you leave on Christmas

Apple / Eng Trashing
Dec 25, 2018 54 Comments

I feel bad for restaurant waiters who have to work on a Christmas Day. I left around 23% tip (usually just leave 15%).
Wonder if everyone does the same .

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  • Amazon / Eng SoftSoap
    0%
    Dec 25, 2018 3
    • Amazon kfh
      Same
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Netflix bread
      that amazon frugality ๐Ÿ™„
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Bloomberg TCslayer
      Please do the needful and leave them poor workers some tips then revert back to us.
      Dec 25, 2018
  • Amazon / Eng Radeะพn
    Itโ€™s their decision not to leetcode, why should I pay for it?
    Dec 25, 2018 4
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      If everyone were a software engineer, how little would we get paid?
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Amazon / Eng Radeะพn
      But not everyone is and itโ€™s their choice to be a low paid worker. Before you start talking of white privilege and shit, let me tell you that Iโ€™m from a shithole country, with no degree, yet my TC is 350K+.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • eBay / Eng
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      eBay Eng

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      Yay congrats, youโ€™re the lucky minority
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      Also, it may not be their choice to be a low paid worker. Family circumstances may have not given them opportunity. They may just naturally not be intelligent - that happens. Those people need to work as well, and good on them for doing so.

      Also what kind of world would it be if it were all engineers (besides horrible)? How would we survive without any service industry?
      Dec 26, 2018
  • Apple / Eng
    OxKing

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    Strong and built like an Ox
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    I tend to be a generous tipper regardless of time of year. Bad service gets 15% (US only) and better service gets higher percentage tip.
    Dec 25, 2018 9
    • New
      JohnMcPop1

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      Tip culture sucks, more to takers
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      Takers? You mean the people who work all day on their feet serving people like us?
      Dec 25, 2018
    • New
      JohnMcPop1

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      They are not serving freely. They have salary. Serving is done throughout world but tip culture is in USA only.

      Just imaging, our one customer start giving gift and bonus as we work more than 40 hrs.

      At same time, other customer don't even give shit.

      Isn't shitty?

      If you want to donate, donate to charity.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      Tip culture may suck, but itโ€™s what we have, and at least for servers, they essentially make no wages other than tips unlike in other countries. So you might not like it, but to thumb your nose at it and to blame the servers is kind of a shitty way to screw the wrong people in dealing with it.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • New
      JohnMcPop1

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      No, don't want consider them like beggars and poor who needs money.

      What if fine day, no one gives tips or goes below his expectations?

      Bring wages, salary. Stop giving tips or reduce it. So slowly this shitty beggar culture of fake appreciation would stop.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      And you think you, unilaterally not tipping, will bring about that change?
      Dec 26, 2018
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      JohnMcPop1

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      At least, this bring awareness here. You are f*g setting bad culture. You can initiate in your area.

      So instead of paying dynamic amount Tip. I'm ready to pay same amount as actual bill.

      Make sense? You can use brain little bit.
      Dec 26, 2018
    • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
      Love the irony of someone who is calling me a โ€œf*gโ€ telling me to use my brain, with total crap grammar. Five stars there, buddy. Well done!
      Dec 26, 2018
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      JohnMcPop1

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      Ok. Thanks.
      Dec 26, 2018
  • Microsoft / Eng
    MP3

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    Troll living under the I-5 overpass
    MP3more
    I cheat the system by not going out
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Williams Lea Tag / Mktg GayDude
    l just gave 40% tip with my little TC. lt looks like more TC you get, you get more greedy l guess ๐Ÿ˜’ Look at the comments ๐Ÿ˜’
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Google KissMyPiss
    Christmas day is usually a 30-50% tip from me if they do a great job, otherwise the nominal 20%, but I've stayed home in recent years so I don't encourage businesses to be open during this time.
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • You should always be leaving 20% with that Apple money!
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Facebook public2
    People are so cheap, 15%!? Yikes.
    Dec 25, 2018 19
    • New / Eng ladka
      How much tip did you leave for the chefs at Facebook? They are underpaid by their contractors and the employees are constantly urging that they be paid more.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook public2
      Employees regularly tip chefs, drivers, and front desk folks :) I personally do a bit more than average.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • New / Eng ladka
      BS, I've been there. This also means that you didn't either because you didn't even say you did. Your kind of hypocrisy is the real shit. You have no moral right to eat there unless you tip them for every single meal. Else don't eat -- just like you asked me to
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook public2
      We don't tip every meal; we raise funds and provide a year end thank you. I've organized this for drivers for many years and donated to the other organizers. If you work in an environment where you have supper staff I highly recommend you consider doing the same. I didn't ask you not to eat to be clear. I asked you to consider tipping more generously when eating out; that's all. No need to get defensive :)
      Dec 25, 2018
    • New / Eng ladka
      The issue here is not me. It's people like you who claim moral superiority. You've probably had 500 meals in a year there. At $20/meal and 25% tip, you owe them $2500 in tip. How much did you personally contribute to this?
      Dec 25, 2018
    • Facebook public2
      That's about right give or take. Not claiming moral anything just asked you to consider.
      Dec 25, 2018
    • New / Eng ladka
      If you did pay that much in tip then hats off to you and I concede that you are in a position to ask better of others. But forgive me for not believing a stranger on the interwebs who has thrown out self supporting "facts" after the questions were asked. I made my arguments in a specific order for a reason.

      Also, call me crazy, but "yikes!" does sound like moral superiority to me.
      Dec 26, 2018
    • Facebook public2
      Spend a ton in tips, has nothing to do with moral anything. If anything it is very selfish as I prefer great service and feel good helping others. If you want to see me flamed search for my thread where I suggested tipping your uber driver; blind lost their minds with rage! Wasn't meant to challenge you at all honestly, just meant worth considering as the divide between have and have nots continues to explode.
      Dec 26, 2018
    • New / Eng ladka
      Agreed on that. But please note that I do what I can. I'm also raising the next generation of Americans against all odds that the society keeps throwing at me. I'll try 18% tip from now on -- will see how that works. I do my bit in other areas too -- eg., I tip the coin change at coffee shops (and such).

      Peace out.
      Dec 26, 2018
    • Facebook public2
      Totally fair to challenge or disagree with tipping culture in general btw.
      Dec 26, 2018
  • Bloomberg TCslayer
    The % I tip is the % my bonus is of my base.
    Dec 25, 2018 1
    • Amazon / Eng Radeะพn
      So 0. Works for me.
      Dec 25, 2018
  • Facebook
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    When I did this last year, I doubled the tip to 40%

    It sounds like a lot when put that way, but a better way to look at it is that I gave an extra $10 to the small town diner that saved my poorly planned Christmas day on the road
    Dec 25, 2018 1
    • New / Eng Pepe.Frog
      I view it this way too. Iโ€™m truly grateful that some people have to work on Christmas and Christmas Eve.
      Dec 25, 2018
  • New / Eng ladka
    I always leave 15% tip no matter how good/bad the service was. That 15% is calculated post tax.
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Eng dKWp30
    At least 30% for anything tippable (eg Uber/Lyft) if itโ€™s a job done well. Spread the joy/dough around to those less fortunate and deserve the reward.
    Dec 25, 2018 1
    • Microsoft do_needful
      Don't forget to tip me. I deserve a reward too.
      Dec 25, 2018
  • Facebook / Eng NopeNope!
    100%
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Intel FeedMe2017
    Rule of thumb when it comes to tips is to give at minimum 18% - 20% outside of the holiday season, and be generous during the holiday season. The vast majority of waiters in America rely on tips and only get paid about 3 - 5 bucks an hour by their employer.
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Microsoft / Eng babaisyou
    I take a vacation to Asia. No tipping needed.
    Dec 25, 2018 0
  • Amazon 124raj
    10%
    Dec 25, 2018 0

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