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    4 months ago
    by geoleo
    +10 +1

    ‘Guilt Tipping:’ Pressure to tip everywhere has gotten out of control

    We’re tipping past the point of no return. Paying via tablet is now the convenient norm at pizzerias, coffee shops, fast food joints and other quick-service spots across the city, but the gadgets are quick to ask if you want to add a healthy gratuity to your order. Touchscreens typically prompt patrons to leave a tip ranging from 18 to 30% — and sometimes even higher — when they grab and go.