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Discussion in 'Getting There & Getting Around' started by travelfiend, Oct 8, 2012.

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  1. travelfiend

    travelfiend High-Roller

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    I would have to agree with his friends. That tip was way too small.
     
  3. gambler

    gambler VIP Whale

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    It's nice to hear a great story about a cab driver in Vegas. But a 1% tip in Vegas is a slap in the face. It's hardly a thank you - it's downright rude IMO.
     
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    at least $10k would be more reasonable.
     
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    If I had won over $200,000 there is no way in hell I would be taking a cab to the airport.
     
  6. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    He gave the man a $2,000 finders fee,or tip if you want to call it that. Very generous I think. All the guy did was do what he should do with lost items. Turn it in.

    I think it is totally ignorant to put this in perspective of being 1%. This is not about percentage.

    Of course, I think tipping 20% on a dinner that should have cost $100 but in Vegas costs $400.... but that is another story in itself. I generally tip 20%, sometimes better on less expensive meals.
     
  7. mike_m235

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    First off, why is a guy carrying that much cash? Can't take some in a check? I've carried $20,000 before, and even that was nerve wracking...found myself checking my stuff every half hour even when I was on the plane.

    And to be dumb enough to lose it.

    $2,000 tip isn't enough.
     
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    thecarve Misanthrope

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    Agreed. The comment about 15-20 percent is ridiculous. But two grand is seriously weak…hope the gambling gods are watching that cheap bastard!
     
    Number 50!
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    Well said..:beer:
     
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