Casually Explained: Tipping

  • Published on May 15, 2019
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  • Alex Cox Shooting
    Alex Cox Shooting 16 minutes ago

    Uk here, never tipped. never will ;)

  • Hen Hen 601
    Hen Hen 601 2 hours ago

    3:22 “ do it coward” I’m fucking dying

  • Anthony Falk
    Anthony Falk 6 hours ago

    TIP=“To Insure Promptness”

  • Jared Z
    Jared Z 7 hours ago

    Africa (if they had extra money) 😭😵

  • Rainbow Nati
    Rainbow Nati 13 hours ago

    Bruh, did you just say tipping is commonplace in Japan?

  • Burner 19
    Burner 19 14 hours ago

    Most people who think tipping is bad for workers probably never worked for tips. I think the average hourly wage for waitresses is like $13 to $16 dollars. Tipping on % also makes sense because if you're rich, you can afford to pay the waitress 15% of the $100 you just paid for that ounce of wine from the 1800s. Boom, that's an hour's wage for moving the wine from storage to a table. Tipping is also closer to the "workers own the means of production" model. If nobody eats at your restaurant, your ass isn't getting $15 dollars an hour.

  • Mandy Davis
    Mandy Davis 15 hours ago +1

    If u tip in Britain we will take the money or be very very confused

  • Denis Rozic
    Denis Rozic 16 hours ago

    You also don't tip in Finland. Just sayin.

  • Francisco Macêdo
    Francisco Macêdo 17 hours ago

    In Brasil the tip is usually 10% of the food you bought, but no one pays it.

  • David Farmer
    David Farmer 17 hours ago

    Aussies don't do the tipping thing... over here, anyway...

  • Richard Prezeau
    Richard Prezeau 17 hours ago

    Frick you
    American idiot


  • Victor Tecpa
    Victor Tecpa 17 hours ago

    I only tip like 10%

  • Mik Kat
    Mik Kat 18 hours ago

    I just give them like $3-5 but if I become rich I'll give them like 50 idk, percentages are hard

  • Nerton
    Nerton 21 hour ago

    Tipping in japan/Asia?

  • Fezeka Magazi
    Fezeka Magazi 21 hour ago +1

    “ Africa if they had extra money “
    Me : * unsubscribes *

  • Omni
    Omni Day ago

    No no no, we don't tip in Sweden 😝

  • AuronTyranitar
    AuronTyranitar Day ago +25

    Don't tip in Japan. They literally won't know what's going on

    • Dooske Hooske
      Dooske Hooske 3 hours ago +1

      Don't tip in pretty much any east asian countries because they also might take offense to it, the whole work ethic culture over there and all.

  • Shannon Denham
    Shannon Denham 2 days ago

    I dont agree with tipping

  • Treasons Beta
    Treasons Beta 2 days ago

    4:44 I'd love to see one on our country's shitty healthcare scheme. How you get it, what happens if you don't have it, and how in other countries they regulate prices and here the corporations get to pick and choose their own outragous prices. Those long stays in the hospital without it leave most people bankrupt.

  • Quack Dragon
    Quack Dragon 2 days ago +1

    I grew up in the UK and went to uni in Japan and i've never tipped nor heard of anyone doing so

  • Louie Gonzalez
    Louie Gonzalez 2 days ago

    Here in California, servers get 12 dollars a hour which is minimum wage, which is plenty of money for the job they do, and they get tips. So many servers here cash in like 800-1,000 a week just in tips depending on the restaurant, and they still complain when people don’t tip, when all they did was right down a food order and do their job they’re already getting paid to do. That’s why I don’t feel bad when I don’t tip; they make way too much fucking money for the simple job they do

  • _ MyM4 _
    _ MyM4 _ 2 days ago +2

    Actually here in Japan, it's normally considered rude to tip, because it is taken as you are taking pity on them. It's the best.

  • CosAnime
    CosAnime 3 days ago

    No tipping in Australia, I'm from here

  • Octavio Bernard
    Octavio Bernard 3 days ago +45

    I only tip when Im on a date with a girl and im trying to impress her... yea, ive never tipped before

  • Ignacio Perez
    Ignacio Perez 3 days ago

    Here in mexico the tip works the same way

  • Ryoku Y
    Ryoku Y 3 days ago

    People don't tip in France actually, it's kinda low key insulting.

  • Le. Farquad
    Le. Farquad 3 days ago

    I always go through the trouble of pressing that sweet 0 on the debit machine. I stare into the cashiers eyes when i do so.

  • ꪜ عَلي الحُسَينيّ

    I never tip nobody for nothing, It’s their job ffs

    • oshke
      oshke 17 hours ago

      @player I ask that because if you were a small business owner you would know that the profit margins are dangerously small and increasing minimum wage (or increasing their current wage any further) will make them fire their staff. You think the owners are sitting and the world is throwing money at them while the workers are working hard for minimum wage but that's not the case. Many of them are broke and they will increase the pay if they could.

    • oshke
      oshke 17 hours ago

      @player Not a business owner I assume?

    • player
      player 18 hours ago

      oshke I never said that. The business owners get a lot of the money from the value surplus that doesn’t go to the workers. In a typical business. Workers produce, and the profits go to the capitalists, and the capitalist some of it to the workers in the form of wages. Business owners only have to pay as much as they’re legally required to, and enough to keep workers working. I details the problems with this before. We can even observe it empirically through the distinction between productivity and wages.
      I think we should strive for a shift in economic structure, and then minimum wage laws won’t even be necessary.

    • oshke
      oshke 19 hours ago

      @player I think were you're wrong is that you think that business owners can pull money out of their ass, most of the time the wage is in proportion to the revenue, so the bigger the income the bigger the wages. Let me ask you a question: Do you support a higher minimum wage?

    • player
      player 19 hours ago

      oshke Yikes, this addresses nothing I’ve said. Engineers, waitresses, and the like can all get paid more, since factually workers are not getting paid as much as they produce. Even though the demand for many jobs increased, its only been getting worse. Also, if you think I’m arguing that engineers and waitresses should be paid the same, then I have nothing to say...
      Also, the “just leave” argument makes no sense. First of all, there are massive problems in every country today, so there will always be something to criticize, not to mention it can be an inconvenience to leave your own country for whatever reason. Not only that, but it’s a non-sequitur. Being able to leave doesn’t stop the problem from existing.

  • Pastatohtori
    Pastatohtori 3 days ago

    In Finland theyll get into a fight with you if you try to even say "keep the change"
    forgot to pay for a pizza and headed out, ran back halfway home and the cashier was ready to fight in order to give my change back
    the whole tipping culture in America is really disgusting honestly-

  • ReMockz
    ReMockz 4 days ago +40

    "africa if they had money"

    • Avé
      Avé Day ago

      That's the thing it's north Africa and parts of South Africa. Unless you have a job in SA then you're just an asshole if you don't tip

  • Mr.Avarice
    Mr.Avarice 4 days ago +1

    4:45 except the healthcare is terrible and youre probably gonna have to pay anyway because youll be so fed up with the shitty administration and wait times youll just go private. And the governemnt still gets your money

  • Salmon Fish
    Salmon Fish 5 days ago

    I very much dislike tips, like at restaurants it’s ok but when they require and guilt you into tips at every establishment it’s very annoying. like at the hairdresser or even getting a pizza from a drive thru and just everywhere

    • Romy André
      Romy André 3 days ago +1

      Same... My problem tho is the percentage point he made. Like I dont get it, bring expensive wine isnt more work then bringing cheap wine, so why so the tip be more? I usually leave how much I think they deserve for there work but off course stille get shamed.

  • VladdyTheBear
    VladdyTheBear 5 days ago +1

    If its "minimum wage", why do you get paid below that?

    • Wippy Wallop
      Wippy Wallop 2 days ago

      VladdyTheBear Because of the way restaurants work here. Most restaurants in the US go out of business in the first year, and if they had to pay their employee’s more than 2.50 an hour they would immediately go broke. The government decided “hey, let’s lower minimum wage for servers because they get tips.” So now everybody in America feel’s like they have to tip 😂😂

  • Random2960
    Random2960 6 days ago +1

    seriously, you have tipping automatically in the card machines hahaha

  • James Bond
    James Bond 6 days ago

    America is wierd AF

  • Tony Stark
    Tony Stark 6 days ago +1

    In Germany we don't tip at all because we are naturally unfriendly

  • Saints2209
    Saints2209 7 days ago

    Bc universal healthcare wouldn’t work

  • MrPotates
    MrPotates 7 days ago +1

    Tipping is not even e thing in my coutry, because way actually pay our employees.

  • Blind.
    Blind. 7 days ago +1

    In Britain we never tip.

  • Jon Flores
    Jon Flores 8 days ago

    I thought Japan culture didnt like tippin

  • doom
    doom 8 days ago

    voluntary my ass

  • Speedy Speeder
    Speedy Speeder 8 days ago +2

    Lmao had to do Africa dirty like that

  • ESNO
    ESNO 8 days ago +4

    I would only tip if I see someone go above and beyond what is expected from their job.

    • NickyMalone
      NickyMalone 7 days ago

      I only used to do it out of guilt/peer pressure.

  • Asterope
    Asterope 8 days ago

    So happy I'm not American and never will be hahaha

  • Abrahamhb 8 Cardenas

    Yea we don’t have universal health care but we’re leading the world in innovation and quality.

    • Dustin Arthurs
      Dustin Arthurs 6 days ago

      Abrahamhb 8 Cardenas where did you get that from? This is a straight up lie.

  • Digital Dart
    Digital Dart 9 days ago

    You don’t tip in Japan but ok

  • Julie
    Julie 9 days ago +1

    Not in Japan, their tips are included in the wages and it's impolite to give any extra tips

  • Paul-François Boss
    Paul-François Boss 9 days ago

    MR pink back at it again

  • just_badra
    just_badra 10 days ago +2

    and africa. if they had extra money. dammnn

  • Zay Xen
    Zay Xen 10 days ago

    They don't tip in Japan

    I TRIGGER PEOPLE 10 days ago +1

    *American Sandwich*

  • Nm Mn
    Nm Mn 10 days ago

    Pizza delivery fees going to $5+ here and then expecting a tip is cancer. My (already overpriced) pizza is $20. You are charging me $5 to bring it here. You then want me to pay you more money for doing your job?
    Yeah, you can go fuck yourself. I tip well at restaurants because I like a certain level of service, but a delivery driver is doing nothing more than bringing my food to me. It is literally in their job title.

  • ApinkVixxMamamooAAfromis9 SechskiesLoonaShinee

    My mom is a waitress and has over tipped almost my whole life, because karma. It drives me crazy. She tips at cash registers of corporate places too

  • Morgwic
    Morgwic 10 days ago

    Ppl will look at you weird if you tip in finland :P

  • 133 80
    133 80 11 days ago

    I like to pretend I’m not American so I don’t tip.

  • Matthew Souza
    Matthew Souza 13 days ago

    actually i’m pretty sure in one asian country tipping is considered “get a new day job you lazy shit” to them and it’s really rude which i think is japan

  • Aidan Spradley
    Aidan Spradley 13 days ago +1

    Tipping is considered rude in Japan!

  • Joh Carlson
    Joh Carlson 13 days ago

    I Italy we don't tip

  • 123 xyz
    123 xyz 14 days ago +18

    When he said the uk and included Ireland I threw my phone across the room

    • Mandy Davis
      Mandy Davis 15 hours ago

      Y do ppl think we tip its weird lol (I'm a brit)

    • Record dat
      Record dat 10 days ago

      123 xyz let’s hope he ment Northern Ireland.

  • South African Socialist South African Socialist

    Africa (if they had extra money)