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Old 10-01-2018, 09:29 AM
 
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i wonder how is throwing your 30 cents in change into the tip jar perceived by the staff?
Who cares. Itís a self serve. You want more money take on a job that requires more than spray on wipe off.
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Old 10-01-2018, 09:30 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Who cares. Itís a self serve. You want more money take on a job that requires more than spray on wipe off.
well, i asked the question so i at least care a little bit. for the most part, these are just kids working part time or summer jobs. i dont think they are making a career out of it and fighting for a living wage.
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Old 10-01-2018, 09:35 AM
 
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Why do you ask?

I don't care what they think about it.
They don't make or prepare the yogurt...and in the sandwich shop I already have my food before I tip.

Would they rather I don't throw ANYthing into the jar. 'Cause I can do that also.
If I'm paying $9.70 for a yogurt....or 7.94 for a hoagie or cheese steak....I think what the heck....toss and tip with the change. Really what's the big deal between $9.70 and $10.00, or $7.94 and $8.00?

IF they're thinking "you can keep your lousy 30 cents," they're correct. I CAN.
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Old 10-01-2018, 09:58 AM
 
Location: NJ
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Why do you ask?
its just a simple curiosity. either way its not going to impact me emotionally. i want to know what is the standard action and expectation. it doesnt mean that this is life or death for me.
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Old 10-02-2018, 01:44 AM
 
Location: Wisconsin
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I've never heard of anyone tipping when picking up food. That's ridiculous !
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Old 10-03-2018, 06:00 PM
 
Location: Cheektowaga, NY
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i wonder how is throwing your 30 cents in change into the tip jar perceived by the staff?

fairly well, I would imagine?
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Old 10-03-2018, 07:52 PM
 
Location: Phoenix-Valley of the Sun
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I've never heard of anyone tipping when picking up food. That's ridiculous !
I made a post about it last year and i was told that it is the norm. Im still against it.
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Old 10-03-2018, 08:27 PM
 
Location: Honolulu, HI
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If you're pricking up a take out order, why the hell would you tip?

Only time you tip is if you are dining in and have a waiter/waitress or you're ordering food for 'direct to your door' delivery
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Old 10-04-2018, 05:14 AM
 
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I'm generally against tipping unless it's for a sit down meal with full service.

But my exception to this is any place that I visit regularly. I do not want to be known as the "non-tipper", so I tip 10% at these places. Whether it's take out food or a coffee shop I frequent or another place I'm at often enough to be remembered.

This is not because I want them to like me, but rather I prefer the better service one gets when they are remembered (and also that they not mess with my food if they remember me negatively).
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Old 10-04-2018, 08:33 AM
 
Location: NJ
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my daughter's sewing class went late last night so i stopped into panera for an iced coffee and pecan roll to kill a few minutes. when i paid, they have the tipping option on the screen. if it isnt expected, then why are large corporations automatically including this option? is there an inevitable shift to paying whenever anyone does anything for you?

when tipping is customary, i want to leave a generous tip. so now here i am thinking im a generous person but i feel strange tipping where i didnt think it was supposed to be expected.
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