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Old 01-25-2012, 03:33 PM
 
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I sometimes need to take a cab to work. I have always been generous but the rates have gone up and now I'm not feeling so generous.

What is a percentage that you would tip? 20%?

Thanks
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Old 01-25-2012, 03:37 PM
 
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Yes
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Old 01-25-2012, 04:41 PM
 
Location: southwestern PA
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20% sound right....
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Old 01-25-2012, 05:07 PM
 
Location: 60630
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Im suppose to tip the cab
driver ??
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Old 01-25-2012, 05:37 PM
 
Location: We_tside PNW (Columbia Gorge) / CO / SA TX / Thailand
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Move to Singapore. Cheap cabs + it is illegal (discouraged) to tip. Good public transit too!! (and nicer than NoVA this time of yr!!!)

If you have kids, they will be well educated and be able to speak a few languages, making their future income streams very attractive. (and even learn to play the piano by primary 5)
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Old 01-25-2012, 07:48 PM
 
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Move to Singapore. Cheap cabs + it is illegal (discouraged) to tip. Good public transit too!! (and nicer than NoVA this time of yr!!!)

If you have kids, they will be well educated and be able to speak a few languages, making their future income streams very attractive. (and even learn to play the piano by primary 5)
HUH? Never mind.
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Old 01-26-2012, 08:57 AM
 
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I usually tip 20%. Although being in NYC, if they are going from one borough to another, and do so without a complaint, I tip a bit more generously.
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Old 01-26-2012, 12:33 PM
 
Location: Northern Virginia
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Yes, in Northern VA/DC 20% is fine.
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Old 01-27-2012, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Ayrsley
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20% sound right....
Yep.
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Old 01-28-2012, 12:13 AM
 
Location: In a state of denial
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I used to tip 15%. My parents (who were very frugal) told me it was 15% and I didn't know any better so I did it for years. Then my ex became a cab driver and I learned different.
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