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Originally Posted by Minnewaska View Post
Those that have ever worked a job that relied upon tips are often the most generous.
Or perhaps those that have worked jobs without tips see it differently. Half full, half empty.

I never allowed employees to accept tips. It seemed to lead towards favoritism. I felt they should treat grumps the same as outwardly nicer folks; tipping behavior is an unreliable indicator of character, in my expereince.

(when asked how he reached the starting holds on a difficult rock climbing problem that clearly favored taller climbers - he was perhaps 5'5")

"Well, I just climb up to them."

by Joe Brown, English rock climber

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