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Tuesday, March 10, 2009

another tipping bitch

NSCC costs like $2000, that's a good deal.

Posted on Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 10:42 AM

I know that pretty soon we're going to need a separate section for boring tip bitches, but this one is legit, I swear.

To the overgrown moron of a wannabe fratboy that works in our local pub (small neighborhood, you know who you are):

I've been eating in your establishment since moving to the area 2 years ago, and considering it's not the goddamned Waldorf Astoria, I appreciate that on a typical night I can get me and my S.O. a special and a beer for around 25 bucks, thus leaving about $5 for a tip if i budget for $30. That's a 20% tip brah, for bringing me some fuckin fries and a beer. It's not like you gave me a lapdance with it or cut the potatoes by hand or anything.

So then why is it that on the one occasion I bring friends into your DEAD establishment and spend $150 on drinks for a birthday, and tip $10, you have the nerve to call me out on it??

The kitchen was closed when we got there, YOU were the bartender and you spent more time hanging out and shooting the shit than you did working. And you still had the balls to say "um...just so you know, i have to tip out on that. So really, you only tipped me $4. Just so you know for next time!"

Ummm, who did you tip out to? Yourself? And that isn't my problem bud, take it up with your manager or find a new job closer to downtown. Many servers who don't get tipped have to eat it and end up paying out of pocket to tip out. as far as I'm concerned, if you still walk away with money, you're still getting money you wouldn't have had if you were flipping burgers right now, or riding a desk.

We were there for a birthday, if we were rich, do you think we would have been there? If you were rich, would you spend your birthday in an establishment that has shit smears on the stall door? We wanted to go out, but instead decided to pool all monetary resources and keep drinking somewhere cheap til it was gone. And that's OUR choice. I'm not going to skip a round on my girlfriends birthday to give you a giant tip you don't deserve. I make peanuts for what I do, and I had to get an education to do it. So why am I responsible to pay your rent simply for having birthday drinks in your shitty bar?

If you want to make $20 an hour, become a plumber or a pharmacist. As it stands, you're my goddamned waiter, and the job description on the Kijiji ad you had to answer to get your job said minimum wage. Get over it.

---NSCC costs like $2000, that's a good deal.

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