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Old 02-09-2017, 11:18 AM   #41
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The other reason is that I know I'll recycle the paper instead of them throwing it away. Got to do my part!
such a .. what, do you care about climate change or something?
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:20 AM   #42
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I worked with a server who got busted for doing this a few times and got fired..
She moved on to bigger things....
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:21 AM   #43
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i keep a compost bin and paper easily gets eaten and decomposes pretty quickly. I assume it wouldnt last long in a landfill either
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:26 AM   #44
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Recycling paper is about more than just landfill space. It also reduces the number of trees you have to cut down to make paper.
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but i dont want to carry around receipts!
it's messy...and like you said...you dont even check it...lol...what good is that if you just have a bunch of paper waded up in your wallet?

thus why I like the photo idea!
you can add in details to the photo..to make it easily searchable, among date and time and location
Stunna's logic only requires that the customer copy be removed from the table. If you take it away and throw it in the trash, the server doesn't know that you haven't kept it.
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:33 AM   #46
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Stunna's logic only requires that the customer copy be removed from the table. If you take it away and throw it in the trash, the server doesn't know that you haven't kept it.
well, yeah...but then you wouldnt know if the server was tip stealing.
I guess I want to start taking pictures, so that I can double check
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Old 02-09-2017, 11:45 AM   #47
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I can see this happening at bars a lot when people are wasted and have no recollection of what they were charged or what they tipped. Odds are the customer copy was lost or not kept at all.
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Old 02-10-2017, 06:59 AM   #49
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Move to a better neighborhood with better restaurants.
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Pay for the meal with CC. Leave tip in cash. Your waiter will appreciate it.

PS Or if you are paying with CC, round up the total to a solid number. I know maths. egh?
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i keep a compost bin and paper easily gets eaten and decomposes pretty quickly. I assume it wouldnt last long in a landfill either
So if anyone wants to steal Justin's identity....
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A lot of the information on those receipts disappear in your wallet before you even get a chance to check them
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Thermal paper FTL.
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Old 02-10-2017, 10:15 AM   #54
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So if anyone wants to steal Justin's identity....
lol sift through my worm shit?

it actually smells pretty good. lots of fruit, almost smells like its fermenting at the bottom. bro uses the black soldier fly larvae for bait and to feed his many reptiles.
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I thought this was going to be a thread bitching about how to restaurants upped the suggested amount to 18-20-22% tip amount.

As for OP's issue, I keep the receipt paper in a drawer in my office and check my account daily anyways. Once it's cleared, I toss it. Had this happen to me once at my office cafeteria over a decade ago. I told her I was mistakenly overcharged (no tip) for the item purchased and she gave me cash for the difference.
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If you remember your tip (assuming you weren't drunk), you can easily dispute the charges. The bank will ask the restaurant or bar to present proof of the receipt. It will show on there what you tipped and the bank will adjust the charges accordingly.

This is the best way to handle it without confronting the server or manager. If it happens multiple times, the manager will notice the chargebacks/bank audits and will fire them. I've never had to deal with anyone in my family restaurants that did this, but we had several mistakes that were verified or changed because of 'customer remorse'.
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I always figured whoever was committing the fraud was altering receipts too since they figured customers tossed them.
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That just seems dangerous.
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Like someone else said, always take your customer copy. I worked in a restaurant during college and every server was responsible for adding tips at the end of the night, which I always thought was crazy. We were allowed to use either the customer copy or the merchant copy because so many people signed the wrong one so in theory, if you leave both, a server could forge and leave whatever for a tip.

I take pictures of all my work receipts and upload them to an app; when there's a difference, my expenses get flagged. I have called two restaurants on the dollar scam, both claimed the employee was fired and refunded the difference.
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Maybe because we're in south FL
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