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Old 07-24-2008, 03:43 PM
 
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I'm with those who think $100-$150 a person is excessive. I've always provided cold drinks and lunch and usually a $20 for each person.
Think about it though. I did 15-20 a person also; it just added up to $100!!
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Old 07-24-2008, 09:57 PM
 
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I may be more inclined to give a bigger tip if I were doing a huge move and my company was paying for it. Not that I don't think they deserve it, but if a waiter only brings me appetizers he/she wouldn't get as much as someone who brought me a 4 course meal.

Are the ones who load typically the ones who go the distance and unload at the destination? I mean out of state moves.
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Old 07-25-2008, 05:33 AM
 
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Are the ones who load typically the ones who go the distance and unload at the destination? I mean out of state moves.
On my two long distance moves, the driver was the same but the loaders and unloaders were different--hired at each city.
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Old 07-27-2008, 04:35 PM
 
Location: Norcross GA
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I agree, I am moving a one bdrm apt and I am trying to do it as economically as possible. I may tip each guy $25 each but I am not going to tip 15% of the bill. I too am an excellent tipper while dining out (20%) but feel we are a society that has become guilt ridden over tipping. For example when I go to the yogurt shop and all you have done is hold a cup under a machine and fill it with yogurt and that took all of 10 seconds, now I have to leave u a $1 tip! Yes I do it since the tip jar is in my face and I feel guilty! Plus I know these are young kids in college trying to get thru school. Tipping has gone too far!
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