Skimping on Tips.

Author:Klosterman, Chuck
Position:Ethical Dilemma
 
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My friend is often dissatisfied with restaurant service and therefore tips poorly, even in cases when it's not the waiter's fault. This reflects poorly on me too, and I don't want to eat out with him. How do I explain this?--Anonymous, Seattle

WHEN THE BILL arrives, calculate how much your friend is undertipping. Add that amount to your tip and say to the waiter: "My friend and I have different opinions on tipping. I think it's important, and he doesn't." This will potentially shame your friend into behaving differently. Of...

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