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Is it a common habit to tip servers where you live, and do you do it? 

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231 deviants said In here it is a common habit to tip servers, and I usually/always do!
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51 deviants said In here it is not common habit to tip servers, and I never or almost never do it.
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28 deviants said In here it is a common habit to tip servers, but I only do it every now and then.
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27 deviants said In here it is not common habit to tip servers, but I do it every now and then anyway.
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20 deviants said Other?
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13 deviants said In here it is a common habit to tip servers, but I never or almost never do it.
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7 deviants said In here it is not common habit to tip servers, but I usually/always do anyways!

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zebwolf Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Here it's common to tip servers, and we always tip them (usually like 5%, give or take depending on the quality of service) but I don't pay so I'm not the one to tip them heheh.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That makes sense!
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SheepMaker Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not a thing that happens in denmark really
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not in Belgium either!
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tempdog Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016
Where tipping in customary (where you're actually being served) I'll generally tip the greater of 20% or 3 dollars. Where tipping is truly optional (when you're picking up takeout or at Subway, Starbucks or my local coffee shops) I'll generally sick a dollar in the tip jar. It ain't much, but it goes to the workers.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That sounds nice :)
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The-Crimson-Fang Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
i seem rude at times because i tip if they earn it like good service 15% moderate10% ehh 5% terrible 0%
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Makes sense!
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The-Crimson-Fang Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
yup
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Kfalash Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Too young lol
But when I'm older I would every time XD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's good :)
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RavenLunaticArt Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Student Traditional Artist
It's pretty common tho I find some people do it always regardless where I have been taught that you only tip if it was a good service. If your server was rude, or your food was wrong, or if you had to wait two hours before being served, you are not to tip the waiter and if you do it won't be the average 10%.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh, I see ^^
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Cobalt-The-Cat Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Where I live it is extremely rude to not tip, even if the service was terrible. It is almost always implied that if you have a waiter or waitress, you tip them. The people serving here live off of tips and not so much what they are paid. It is definitely necessary to tip if you live in the US or are visiting.   
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that makes sense!
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catheartstripe Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Student General Artist
In Hong Kong tipping servers is a no. It's not very common and the servers don't expect tips which is why many American jokes confuse me?? Do they really tip all they time??? My family and I only tip if they have done a really good job ie. charismatic, fast serving so if I was in the US I'd be so rude xD
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In the US, many waiters are underpaid by default becayse their bosses expect them to get paid enough in tips to make up for it. If they don't get tipped, they have maybe enough to pay off their taxes or rent - and nothing else. So for them, the tip really is something they need, as their living situation depends on it!
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catheartstripe Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Student General Artist
wow that's really interesting??? In Hong Kong it's not that bad wow
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I heard that in Japan, tipping can be considered an insult to the one being tipped (because you imply that they need that money more than you do) or to the owner of the restaurant (because you imply they are underpaying their staff). So it really depends on where you live!
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Roxalew Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In Australia its not a common practice to tip servers ^^;
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In here it isn't, either!
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Roxalew Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Must just be an american thing haha XD
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CutiePieTulip Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Student General Artist
I usually do because servers usually only get paid $3-5 an hour and have to rely on tips. 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That makes sense!
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ClimbToTheStars Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Professional General Artist

So where I live, the min wage is $10/hr, but a lot of servers make $3-4/hr because they're expected to draw in tips
a 15% is pretty standard here, but when i go out to eat with my brothers (who have both worked as waiter/service type jobs) they almost always time 30%+
I always tip $1 when i go to coffee stands too, although i know a lot of kids my age/friends don't. Idk i always saw it as a respect thing and a common courtesy to someone who makes food/drink for you
I think if you've worked a job in the service industry you can realize how dependent you are on tips


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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, I can imagine that! It sounds kind ^^
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DogeDays Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Student
it is where i live, but my parents usually pay when we go out to eat, so I don't really tip the servers, but my parents do :3 if i was paying, i'll always tip the servers, even if they're rude or forgetful or something, because otherwise they're really underpaid :( 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, true :noes:
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dionaethius Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist
I live in the UK so I've never had to or even considered giving a tip. I feel like if I ever moved to America it'd be so impolite...
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh trust me, I prbably would be too, not on purpose, but because of all those things I don't know about :noes:
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zooIogy Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In the US, people who don't tip are considered assholes because tips are the way servers survive. They have an awful wage. I used to think it was illegal not to tip actually.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhh, I see! ^^ That's understandable!
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TurtlezSoup Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
Over here waiters/waitresses get paid an hourly rate, usually, so we only occasionally tip a few pounds, but we can tip quite a lot if the service is good. Most of the time, its common courtesy. We sometimes even tip hairdressers or taxi drivers.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahhh, I see! ^^
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MrTengoku Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's pretty much illegal not to tip servers here. Messed up
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Makes you wonder why at that point, it isn't just included in the price :noes:
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MrTengoku Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I know right? It's like, "Oh that'll be 31.99 and YOU get to decide if the waiter eats tonight!"
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
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crysteedart Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
My family always tips servers!
More likely than not, those servers are living off the tips they receive, and as long as they're not an asshole while serving us, they get a 15% tip.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, that makes sense! :)
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Ribbon-Wren Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Here in Canada it's pretty common to give a 15% tip. Usually my family tips servers and wait staff even if the service is poor, just because it's common practice. :shrug:

How about where you live? 
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
In here it's not common practice and I've never seen my parents or anyone in here do it while in a café or restaurant! My girlfriend sometimes does when I'm with her, but it's not an obligatory thing in her country either.
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Ribbon-Wren Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's interesting! Do people in your country tip people in professions that aren't servers (such as artists?) or do you just not tip at all?
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know how most artists are paid as I don't exactly have access to those transactions, but we don't have fixed habits on that. If people want to tip an artist then they do, but it's not a standard habit!
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Nemo-TV-Champion Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Student General Artist
My parents and I always leave a tip for servers and food delivery, but I'm in the US so...
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Yea, I suppose it's a habit there :P
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xxleaftrailxx Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wait staff minimum wage is right around $2in the US. That pays for taxes and nothing else. If you don't tip in the US (unless the service was really awful), you are a shitty person. Sorry. Our servers have to pay all of their bills (including buying food) with the tips they earn. Customary tip amount is 15%-20% of the total bill. If you can't tip/don't want to tip regardless of service, go eat at a fast food joint or stay home. I work in F&B and I take care of my wait staff.
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh, I can understand that! I've never been to the US, and in my country servers get paid a sufficient amount to live off, so I've never tipped here as it isn't something we have learned to do. If I was going to a country were tipping was common courtesy I would do it, though. Their minimum pay honestly sounds awful :noes:
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ZombieRaccoon5 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Basically in America, (the west coast at least), it's considered very rude to tip if they at least did an average job. If they were really bad, you could not leave a tip to make a point, but i usually just leave less of a tip. Someone already commented this, but waiters revieve less than minimum wage, and many times need the money from tips
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SpitfiresOnIce Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I suppose in your first sentence you meant it's rude NOT to tip if they did an average job? :P
But yea, I can understand that!
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