r/antiwork Jan 14 '22 Silver 5 Helpful 16 Wholesome 10

So sorry, I'm broke so I can only pay you $77 for my food. You were great though.

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u/Miserable-Extreme-59 Jan 14 '22

'i said i was broke. i didnt say i manage money well.'


u/peanut-__- Jan 15 '22

OP did not mention how many people were dining. What if this person is hard working and poor, and can only afford this outing once a year and truly doesn’t have much money?


u/thrwwy2402 Jan 15 '22

Fucking thank you! I was thinking this too. I hardly eat out if ever, but if I am craving something after a long month then I am going to try to treat myself and my family. Also, this could have been a take out.

If this was a $1000 restaurant bill then yeah, dudes a terrible person at worst, or just really bad with money.

Bunch of high horse morons in this post. Not what antiwork should be about.


u/EatYourWeeds Jan 15 '22

Also curious I haven’t seen anyone consider maybe this person was getting food for people who couldn’t go out due to illness or injury and had a specific budget. What if this person needed to not cook that night, for any number of reasons that have nothing to do with being an asshole? I’m pretty sure an asshole wouldn’t have thought or cared to say anything about not tipping.