List Rules Vote for the people who don't deserve any more of your hard-earned money.
To tip or not to tip! That is the question. And lately, it’s a question that comes up all too often. Tipping has gotten so out of hand… it’s as if every cash register comes paired with a quippy tip jar and a complimentary black cloud of shame if you don’t indulge in some 19 year old’s weekend fund. So, before tipping gets even more outrageous, we’ve done the world a favor (you’re welcome, world!) and created a list of all the people you no longer have to feel guilty about not tipping.
This isn’t to say tipping should be abolished. Tipping is a wonderful way of showing appreciation for top-notch service, and there are definitely industries and people who are worth the extra monetary gesture. But we think we speak for a good portion of the masses (except for those found on this list), when we say we’re getting fed up with these expectations of forking over our measly salaries every time we make a purchase.
Tipping started out as a simple acronym - “to insure promptness.” If we start tipping every Peter, Paul, and Mary who works at Quizno’s, we’re never gonna make it out alive. So push your guilt aside, read through this list of people you shouldn’t have to tip, and revisit that old fashioned institution of simply being polite at the register.
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Bartenders Who Ignore You to Talk to Their Friends This isn't Thunder Down Under... no one's making it rain for a cocky jerk.
Anyone Who Comments on the Tip Amount If someone comments on the size of the tip, they should be ready to hand you some white out.
Servers Who Hit on Your Significant Other Your job is to please, not to tease.
Nail Salon Employees Who Talk Crap About You Remember, you're paying them to have your nails done, not to be degraded.
Bartenders Who Won't Look at You I'm a human being paying you money... not some territorial gorilla throwing stools.
A Stylist That Messes up Your Haircut Resist the guilt! If you leave in tears, you'll leave no tip.
Unpleasant Baristas If you wanted to get paid to be rude, you should have applied at the DMV.
The Plumber That Leaves a Mess The day you start tipping the plumber is the day you decide you never really needed that 401k, anyway.
Cabdrivers Who Almost Get You in an Accident Near death experiences don't merit tipping.
Rude Flight Attendants Tipping flight attendants is already kinda weird. Tipping rude ones is weirder.
The Cashier When You're Picking up Takeout If tips went to the chef, sure! But they don't. And that guy just stood there.
Lazy Doormen It's not that we don't appreciate you, it's that you're already getting paid to do your job.
The Lazy Babysitter If your kid tells you the babysitter texted all night, feel no guilt about no tip.
Cranky Bathroom Attendants We appreciate your services, but no one likes a bad attitude.