Celebrities who tip well -- or not
These well-known singers, actors and athletes have made names for themselves among restaurant servers, and not always for the right reasons.
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So why is it that we get these teasers? Just look at this article and instead of actually telling you... you get to click on a different button that takes you away. Why not just give the answer along on the same page as the photo?
Just a cheezy way of getting us to use/try Bing!
Well this is why I don't use Bing. It takes me two or three extra clicks to get to anything I want to see or get to.
I tried to guess and I guessed correctly 10 out of 14 times. The ones I was wrong on were…
Usher, Sean Penn, Bill Cosby, and Rihanna. I thought Usher, Sean Penn, and Bill Cosby would be good tippers and I guess they are not. The only one that really surprises me here thought is Bill Cosby. Sean Penn and Usher being selfish doesn’t really surprise me… but Bill Cosby? I’m very disappointed with that one.
And Rihanna being a good tipper surprised me too… I thought she would be cheap. I’m not a fan, but that was a pleasant surprise to me. And by the way… she used an old Frank Sinatra move whether she knew it or not. A former casino door man told the story like this…
As Frank Sinatra was exiting the casino, he asked “what’s the biggest tip you ever got”? He responded “$100.00”. Frank Sinatra proceeded to give him $200.00 and asked “by the way… who gave you the $100.00”? He responded… “you did Mr. Sinatra”.
I think that’s a pretty cool story!
Perhaps the service sucked in some of these instances. It seems that many wait staff these days simply expect a tip regardless of the service they provide. If my glass runs dry and stays dry or if the waiter never checks on me after I receive my meal, I don't tip either.
If I receive good service I tip well.
This is the reason why no one is using Bing. There assumption that the Internet public are idiots is appalling. To force people over to their search engine and examine their subject returns and now, instead of the subject being the first item on the list it's pushed down in the stack. This is ridiculous to read an article you first must hyperlink from a teaser.
I will never use Bing becaise of their continued belief that we are idiots to this marketing ploy.
O please....I have to laugh...the service must have been bad...blah, blah, blah. Take your cheap A$$ to McDonalds, this is not Europe or Canada where servers make a standard wage or the gratuity is included in the price of the meal. I think it is great that some of these people over tip, fantastic and more power to you. I assure you, most servers in the industry don't want your experiences to be less than stellar especially since they get paid for providing good service. As anyone in the business knows, any one thing can throw the timing of everything off when it comes to waiting tables. Once its off, it is very hard to get back on. Trust me the cook did not intentially overcook your steak, your waiter did not intentionally leave you water glass empty..... or foget a straw, its not a conspiracy. Sometimes things happen, let the server do their best to make it up and move on.
That's not saying that you don't get servers who are lazy and just don't care, it happens but most servers, want to give you good service, hate when the kitchen, bar or whatever screws up because it directly reflects on their bottom line. On that note; bottom line don't go out to eat unless you fully expect to tip. Don't go out looking for any little reason to be disatisfied because if thats your mindset, you;ll find any reason to be unhappy, its a self fullfilling proficy folks.
Oh and if you are UNHAPPY, try this, tell the server, tell the manager and give them the opportunity to make it right. That does not mean you get a fully comped meal for you an yours but usually if you communicate your concern, most managers will do something for you and yes, probably at least comp the meal in question..... No mind readers in the biz I assure you.
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