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Old 11-18-2012, 10:04 AM   #46
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As a former server I try to tip fairly. I do expect decent service though. In Oregon a server is automatically taxed 8% of a bill.

I loved big groups. If you work hard you are usually tipped well because they understand what went into their service. I worked at Marie Callender's. Big groups usually meant meals and then pie and coffee. We did have a general rule about large groups paying an automatic gratuity. If there was a complaint (I usually reminded them before taking orders) I would make sure that management knew so they could remove it. In the times that happened I never had them tip less than what the automatic gratuity would have been.
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