Tips

Percentages Don’t Add Up [POLL]
Got a picture of this receipt from a friend of mine who dined at a local chain restaurant the other day. He noticed that the percentages listed for the tip didn’t quite meet the totals shown. It is awfully nice to have this close at hand for easy reference and as stated these are provided [[&#…
Do You Tip the Same for Waiters and Waitresses? [POLL]
I know someone who doesn’t tip at all. Never mind the service, they refuse to tip because ‘they already get paid for their job’. I also know someone else who only tips waitresses, but never waiters. He says it’s because he feels bad for waitresses and what they have to go…
Postal Service Shares Packing And Shipping Tips For The Holidays
With 15 billion cards, letters and packages expected to be delivered this holiday season, the U.S. Postal Service has some tips to help get gifts to their destinations swiftly and safely. The Postal Service offers free, environmentally friendly Priority Mail and Express Mail boxes and envelopes. The…
New Survey Sheds Light (And Confusion) On Who You Should Tip
Is there a topic that can incite more debate than tipping? A new CouponCabin survey of 2,130 people touched on the issue of tipping and the rules you should follow when you do tip. There are always arguments about who should receive tips, so here’s a list of jobs and the percentage of people …
How to Defend Yourself and Others Against the Flu
With the experts saying this could be the worse flu season since they started keeping stats, it seems like I am surrounded by outbreak monkeys! Here’s what I do… The Flu is everywhere… and I saw on headline news that there is a new stomach flu that has no symptoms. (???) Apparen…
Why Was a Family Locked in a Restaurant Because of a Tip?
Here’s a cautionary tale for diners regarding autograts — aka “autogratuity.” A family from Houston, Texas claims it was locked inside a La Fisherman restaurant and threatened with police action when it refused to adhere to the restaurants policy of adding an automatic 17…
Tip Your Waitress! – But How Much?
Over the years in order to work in radio, including myself and many of the others who have the “sickness” have needed other jobs to support our radio habits. Most of those jobs include those that rely on you to tip! Also, our very own intern complains all the time about lack of tipping…

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