The internet slams a guy for $0 after the restaurant doesn’t serve alcohol to the wife

Members of a popular Internet forum were quick to call a man who explained why he left a $0 tip at a restaurant he and his wife frequently visit.

in viral form reddit Post on r/AmITheA**hole, 33-year-old Redditor u/goseahawks4ever2020 (otherwise referred to as the original poster or OP) said his 34-year-old wife was recently unable to purchase alcohol at the restaurant and details small implications On the couple’s decision to share a drink instead.

entitled “[Am I the a**hole] For leaving a $0 tip at a restaurant, “Virus mail It garnered nearly 5,500 votes and 4,500 comments in the past day.

Beginning with explaining that his wife forgot to bring her ID to the restaurant, the original poster said she refused to drink alcohol as a result. The original poster confirmed that he had no problem with this, and also said that his wife had taken a few “secret” sips of his liquor, but that she had never seen any of the restaurant staff – or so he thought.

When the original poster tried to order his second drink of the night, he was turned down outright.

“The servant refuses to give me another drink because he says we share drinks and [they are] “We watch our table as if we were little children,” OB wrote. “Keep in mind, all the time he puts people in the restaurant to check us out and watch our table when he can’t.”

“I have no problem with them not serving my wife because yes, the law says no drinks if you don’t have ID, but you forbade me, a 33-year-old adult man with a wedding ring in another drink?” he continued. “Even if the Liquor Sale Board were around… they wouldn’t make a fuss if someone had a sip that was clearly over 21.”

“[It’s] None of your business is happening at our table. “You are not first-class security,” he added.[I] I left a $0 tip.”

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Redditors are outraged after a man explains why he left a $0 tip at a restaurant.
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Gratuities, especially when it comes to restaurants, is one of the most widely debated topics on the internet.

While some traditional Refuse to tip at allOthers insist on paying at least 20% of the cost of the meal, regardless of the quality of service.

On multiple occasions, NEWSWEEK Report restaurant customers playing “cruel” Tipping games with wait staff where dollar bills are placed on the table and either left as a reward or withdrawn based on customer satisfaction or lack thereof.

Table Agent, a cloud-based restaurant reservation system, recommends tipping servers and other wait staff at 15-20 percent, depending on the level of service received. However, it does not recommend skipping when tipping is left entirely, Even in response to poor service.

“If you receive poor service, it is better to talk to the manager than to skip the tip,” Table Agent website is reading. “Not leaving a tip does not correct the problem of poor service.”

Additionally, in many states, minimum wages are lowered for jobs where tipping is common. While some states like California, Oregon, and Washington have the same minimum wage for tip and non-tipping employees, in states like North Carolina, Georgia, and Indiana, the minimum wage for tipping employees can be $2.13 per hour.

In the case of the original poster, Redditors were commenting on the viral post insisting the restaurant was justified in denying him another alcoholic drink and warning of future consequences from his refusal to tip.

“[You’re the a**hole]Redditor u/depressed_panda81 wrote in the top comment of the post, which has over 17,000 votes.

They added: “Alcohol laws are strict and companies can lose their license because of people like you.” “Then don’t tip someone who earns $3 an hour because your wife forgot her ID.”

Redditor u/Rainyreminder, whose response has garnered nearly 5,000 votes, echoed that sentiment.

“[You’re the a**hole]. They commented “If you forget your ID, you can’t drink.” Your wife forgot her ID. You must have come back for it or not ordered the drinks. The restaurant may lose its liquor license to serve you without ID.”

“I will never go back to this restaurant, [by the way]”You made a fuss about your mistake and then you didn’t tip,” they added.

In a separate comment, which has garnered more than 2,500 votes, Redditor u/jpmg2k responded to the publisher’s original statement that “none of the [the restaurant’s] He worked out what happened on his table and gave stern advice.

They wrote: “What happens at your table with the alcoholic drinks they serve you is really their business.” “The only person responsible for your wife forgetting her ID is him.”

They added, “I decided not to tip because they were following the law.” “Grow up. Learn to face the consequences of your actions.”