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tipping the lawn guy

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by mowing king, Dec 23, 2001.

  1. mowing king

    mowing king LawnSite Member
    from ct
    Messages: 85

    I saw on the Wall St. journal report that the proper Christmas tip for the lawn guy is one visits fee. That would make a nice christmas.
  2. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I've always thought the right way to tip a lawn guy is to get 12 beers in him first and then tip him. They go over just like a cow.

    So far I've gotten 3 12 packs of Coors Light longnecks, a $35.00 dollar check and a 25 dollar gift certificate to the OutBack Steak House.
  3. Grass_Slayer

    Grass_Slayer LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    yall suck i havent gotten crap!! only thing i got was a chance to shoot an old 7.62mm turkish mauser! it was good though:D
  4. Ric

    Ric LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,969

    Grass Slayer

    Glad you didn't get shot. Our your customer trying to tell you something??
  5. sheppard

    sheppard LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 542

    A whole bag full of satsumas- tasted great but I'm still kolding out hope for some red wine!

  6. summitgroundskeeping

    summitgroundskeeping LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 410

    The best tip I ever got was from my favorite client. He gave me all his old stereo equipment from when he used to DJ. Ya about $2500 worth of comercial DJ equipment. :D
  7. mdb landscaping

    mdb landscaping LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,205

    i got a $75 tip from one customer this year. a few others gave me a tip too, but i thought that was generous of them. i dont expect tips, but it sure was nice to receive.
  8. scagman

    scagman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 270

    I got a $10 gift card to starbucks and a $15 tip It makes me feel special!!!!!!!!!!
  9. GrassChopper

    GrassChopper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 131

    I have gotten a card, a bottle of red wine, $15.00 and $20.00.
    I haven't checked the mail, so there may be more (I hope).
  10. E-man

    E-man LawnSite Member
    from PA
    Messages: 136

    I dont expect tips either but I did get 3 $20.00 checks in the mail. It does make you feel they appreciate the work you do for them.

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