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Old 11-02-2012, 09:08 PM
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A photo of a receipt allegedly left by a single mother at a restaurant has gone viral after it was posted on Reddit.
According to FOX 8 in Greensboro, N.C., the bill, which shows a charge of $138.35, has a note that reads “single mom sorry” on the tip line – implying whoever signed the bill did not have enough money to tip the waiter or waitress.
The caption with the photo on Reddit reads: “I’m sure $140 could have gotten you and your kids a week worth of groceries, but instead you spend it one one meal?! For shame!”
Do you think the ‘single mom’ was in the wrong? What are your thoughts about tipping in restaurants?


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Old 11-02-2012, 09:10 PM
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Uh, sorry. If you can't afford the tip, you can't afford to go out for a meal. I thought that was common sense.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:12 PM
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I'm not convinced this isn't fake but if it's real it's a seriously douchy thing to do.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13 PM
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That's f***ed up. Why not buy groceries so you can feed your children for a week rather than a day?

Reminds me of the people who buy the $20 dollar filet at the grocery store with their food stamps while holding a Coach purse then climbing into their Lexus (I see it ALL the time).
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13 PM
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Yeah, I'm with Cali. Also, I know people like to treat themselves or whatever, but that is a heck of a lot of money for one meal. I don't think that's very economical
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:13 PM
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cut back on one extra during the meal and give a tip. I was a single mom and yet somehow I could find a way to pay a $5 dollar tip if I really HAD to go out or get something delivered. OR i got it to go or somewhere that didnt require a tip.

I will say MAYBE they couldnt go elsewhere (hence spending that to go out to eat) if it was a gift card but I would split that up into a couple meals and STILL figure out a tip.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:14 PM
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:14 PM
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First I say the writing looks nothing like the signature, to me it looks like 2 different people writing.

but if it's real, I think if you go out and get 140 dollar meal, you leave a tip. If you can't afford that, go spend 140 bucks at the grocery store.

We always tip, we usually have good service or better. I usually tip because I'm glad someone else is putting up with me and other customers, and I'm glad I'm not the one having to do it.
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:15 PM
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Yeah I really have to wonder about the validity but I agree... If you can't leave at least a little something then don't go to a restaurant where you know it would be expected and certainly don't go somewhere that would cost $140 and THEN use the single mom thing as an excuse to not tip. Cheap is what that is
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Old 11-02-2012, 09:16 PM
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I do wonder if that's real or not. If it's real, the waitress could be a single mom as well.
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