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Old 02-09-2009, 06:09 PM
 
Location: Lincoln Park
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I am getting cable and internet installed at a new place. DO you tip the tech guy?
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Old 02-09-2009, 06:21 PM
 
Location: Chicago: Beverly, Woodlawn
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I am getting cable and internet installed at a new place. DO you tip the tech guy?
No.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:21 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I usually give them a beer.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:23 PM
 
Location: Vermont, grew up in Colorado and California
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I give them a tip/*hint it would be nice if they were on time.
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Old 02-09-2009, 07:29 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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I usually give them a beer.
I offered my last guy, he painfully declined. If I were a cable installer I think I would much rather have a beer then 10 bucks
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Old 02-10-2009, 02:46 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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never, especially when they give me some crazy time frame like 8am-2pm. hello, I have a life, I'd like to leave the house eventually!
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Old 02-10-2009, 09:59 AM
 
Location: St. Louis, MO
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Nah, I only hope they mess up so I can call customer support whine a bit and get my services for cheaper
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Old 02-10-2009, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Chicago - Logan Square
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Only if they set me up with all channels for free
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Old 02-10-2009, 10:46 AM
 
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Hells to the no!
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Old 02-10-2009, 11:42 AM
 
Location: chicago
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Never .....there late as it is lol
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