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Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby tbone » Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:41 pm

I had every intention of heading to the grocery store this evening... really, I did. What happened? I turned on playoff baseball and ordered a pie.

Which leads me to my question... how much do you tip?

$2? $3? 15%? 20%?

Let the debate begin. Answer quickly though, they'll be here in 20 minutes!
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby skatingtripods » Wed Oct 01, 2008 9:43 pm

Usually about $3. They claim that they don't get any part of the delivery charge, but I think that's bullshit. Most places give them so much for gas as well if they use their own car.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby mswerb » Wed Oct 01, 2008 10:46 pm

Honestly, I can not remember the last time I had a pizza delivered. I always go pick it up, we live close enough that it is not out of the way for me to get it myself.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby swerb » Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:10 pm

Usually $3-$4, depending on the size of the order and how quick it gets there.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby idoctribefan » Wed Oct 01, 2008 11:58 pm

Our order is usually about $12-13 so I'll give them $15 and say "keep the change".
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby FUDU » Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:21 am

I'm very picky with tipping in these spots. The company usually plays a big part in it for me. For IE: I've heard numerous times that Pizza Hut doesn't take care of their drivers well so I usually give them a bit more than a competitor driver.

Also if the drivers is a grown man or women that looks to be in their mid 30's or older (especially 50+) I try to give more. Sounds age discriminatory but I always feel bad for them assuming they got stuck in a very tough spot to be delivering to begin with, odds are pretty slim they grew up with aspirations of being a pizza delivery driver.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby General » Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:56 am

I keep hoping for one of those "porno moments"
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby peeker643 » Thu Oct 02, 2008 8:58 am

General wrote:I keep hoping for one of those "porno moments"


Not sure what it's like down there General, but up here, In God's country, 95% of the delivery people are male.

Careful what you hope for down there. Lotta big, burly ex-cons may fall back on that type of job when released.

:lol: :eek :shock: :-D :grin: :D
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby General » Thu Oct 02, 2008 9:23 am

Peeker643 wrote:
General wrote:I keep hoping for one of those "porno moments"


Not sure what it's like down there General, but up here, In God's country, 95% of the delivery people are male.

Careful what you hope for down there. Lotta big, burly ex-cons may fall back on that type of job when released.

:lol: :eek :shock: :-D :grin: :D


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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby Hi Oktane » Thu Oct 02, 2008 12:07 pm

General wrote:
Peeker643 wrote:
General wrote:I keep hoping for one of those "porno moments"


Not sure what it's like down there General, but up here, In God's country, 95% of the delivery people are male.

Careful what you hope for down there. Lotta big, burly ex-cons may fall back on that type of job when released.

:lol: :eek :shock: :-D :grin: :D


Lotta sun seekers and surfer girls workin' the nights to finance there daily beach worship. The burly ex-cons work for me at the laundry. :lol:


Gen, what's the number to the Pensacola Pizza Hut?
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby waborat » Fri Oct 03, 2008 8:43 am

Plant your peas early
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby peeker643 » Fri Oct 03, 2008 9:23 am

waborat wrote:Plant your peas early

Now you're talking Wab.

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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby jb » Fri Oct 03, 2008 1:07 pm

Yeah, "buy low, sell high."

Delivery guy didn't make the food or actually wait on me. It's like tipping the cashier at Wendy's or a barkeep when all you ask for is a draught pour AFAIC. There's no value added service here.

That said, I'll go with about $ 2 as a gesture, but that's all. never 15% or 20%.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby Hi Oktane » Fri Oct 03, 2008 4:10 pm

JB wrote:Yeah, "buy low, sell high."

Delivery guy didn't make the food or actually wait on me. It's like tipping the cashier at Wendy's or a barkeep when all you ask for is a draught pour AFAIC. There's no value added service here.

That said, I'll go with about $ 2 as a gesture, but that's all. never 15% or 20%.


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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby FUDU » Sat Oct 04, 2008 12:06 am

That said, I'll go with about $ 2 as a gesture, but that's all. never 15% or 20%.


Hate to be the one to break this to you Einstein but $2 is 20% of your average $10 (medium) pizza.

Now, you're going to come back at me with a technicality that you only eat larges right, of which I have no doubt that you do.

Just here to help.

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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby jb » Sun Oct 05, 2008 10:46 am

FUDU wrote:
That said, I'll go with about $ 2 as a gesture, but that's all. never 15% or 20%.


Hate to be the one to break this to you Einstein but $2 is 20% of your average $10 (medium) pizza.

Now, you're going to come back at me with a technicality that you only eat larges right, of which I have no doubt that you do.

Just here to help.

:mrgreen:



I'm all about loading on the toppings. Jacks the price up. Nice zing though.

You know, I raely get delivery since I moved to Y-town. The local za that isn't delivered is worth the drive, and I don't smoke weed.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby The Brook » Wed Oct 08, 2008 4:11 pm

If they get to my house in the time the said they would on the phone then I give a good tip. If they are more than 20 minutes late I usually just let them keep the change (and I mean, give me my dollar bills back, you can keep the coin). I'm the same at the restaurant though, I tip well for good service. I tip lower than "expected" for average to bad service.
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Re: Pizza Food/Delivery - What's your tip?

Unread postby waborat » Thu Oct 09, 2008 10:13 am

"I don't tip because society says I have to. All right, if someone deserves a tip, if they really put forth an effort, I'll give them something a little something extra. But this tipping automatically, it's for the birds. As far as I'm concerned, they're just doing their job."

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