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17 Of The Worst Ways To Tip A Server

Compliments and funny notes are great, but they can't pay the rent.

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1. By leaving your two cents, or in this case, three.

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Three cents can't even buy you four cents these days.

3. By desecrating the dollar.

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They should've kept that money and used it for spelling lessons.

4. By showing "love" by tipping nothing.

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How sweet of them!

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5. By explaining their less-than-ideal financial situation.

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If you can't afford to tip maybe going out to eat isn't a good idea.

6. By asking hard-hitting existential questions.

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Questions are great, but textbooks aren't free.

7. By being just plain rude.

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That's just not the way to go about it.

8. By giving a step-by-step numbered list as to why you didn't leave a good tip.

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It probably would have been nicer to just leave nothing at all.

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9. By leaving a quarter of a dollar.

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Not a quarter, but an actual quarter of a dollar.

10. By paying with an I.O.U. note.

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That's interesting, because you certainly can't pay the rent later.

11. By tipping with coupons.

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When did this become a thing?

12. With actual pennies.

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At least they used the correct version of "you're."

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14. By leaving a middle school insult.

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Being rude and cheap might be the greatest insult of all.

15. By leaving foreign currency.

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Unless you're in Mexico, pesos can't pay for much.

17. And finally, with fake money....

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Books, bills, rent, food, and gas all cost money. Save the jokes for the comedy club.

Most servers in the U.S. only make $2.13 an hour. Please tip accordingly.