glen a richter wrote:
I'm always conflicted with what to do at a buffet. You serve yourself, for the most part, so all that's actually being done for you is the plates are being cleared (hopefully) and sometimes they bring you the drinks, other times you have to get your own, like at the Old Country Buffet. At a Chinese buffet, I'd tip the guy who kept the Chinese donuts tray full. If I go up and there's none left, I get a bit ornery. Still, it's nice to know that when you've returned from your 3rd trip to the buffet, the plates from trips one and two are cleared. If they were keeping up with the table clearing, I'd say douchebag. If they were falling behind and you had to keep moving shit around to make room, then I'd say funny.
I wasn't referring to the dollar value of the tip. My bill was like $8...so I felt the amount of the tip is perfectly acceptable for a buffet lunch.
I was talking about the fortune left on top of the $1 tip.