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Subject:  Re: Out of Curiosity: On Tipping Date:  4/3/2008  1:58 AM
Author:  Tiddman Number:  99965 of 123001

The mention of the tax banter in Reservoir Dogs reminds me of an embarrassing tipping story.

I am generally a decent tipper (or so I'd like to think), I usually give about 12-15% even if the service is routine. I'm understanding if a server is rushed, and it really takes a lot to make me reconsider the tip.

I was once at dinner for a special occasion with my wife (then my fiancee) and the service was so bad it was funny (literally, we were laughing by the end). The server greeted us and forgot about us so we sat for a long while. She brought the entrees before t