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Subject:  Re: Fraud? Date:  11/17/1999  12:33 PM
Author:  AntiTrader Number:  20002 of 309665

Jafo;

Thanks for the reply.

In response, (i) I am sure the restaurant/waiter would find any additional money to be an exceptable tip, and (ii) I did not make it clear that I had paid cash instead with the exception of crossing out the top on the receipt.

Being in their shoes, I would probably have been insulted to think that someone would have eaten and not left a tip. I should have made it clear. However, as TMFPokey pointed out, there is no legal (that I am aware of, I am sure you can answer this) obligation from to pay a tip. Moral yes, but not legal. If I felt that I had horrible service and bad food, I should be free to not leave a tip. I would never do this, but it is my right.

My only real problem is that they changed my signed receipt. I have spoken to the manager, and he was less than helpful but