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Do I need to tip taxi drivers in Madrid and Barcelona?

Old Aug 17th, 2001, 01:46 PM
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Sandy B.,
If you like to flaunt your money in front of everybody and have your husband tip $100 AMERICAN (as you probably yell to Spanish people) to every single service people go ahead.
In some cultures that is considered rude. By doing that, you are acting in a way that seems like you are making sure "they" know who is the boss by shoving green bills in their faces, so they know their place, they know that they are inferior, and you are superior because you can travel in style, you can afford to waste money and food while people around the world are starving.
I choose not to treat people like that, and I also choose to follow the traditions of the country I am visiting.

By the way, I have never backpacked anywhere, always stay at 5 star hotels, however I do not need to flaunt my money or advertise to everybody that I have money. People know you are well off from your appearance and your manners. It is not important to me that others know I have money to waste, that is tacky!
Old Aug 17th, 2001, 08:21 PM
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Hey Lara, you sound like a poor stupid slob who's jealous, bitter and uneducated. Can't you READ???? You need to go back to school NOW!!!! And you need to see a psychiatrist IMMEDIATELY!!!! You are very delusional and manipulative. You concoct statements that were never made!!!! You're a sick, pathetic loser!!!!
Old Aug 17th, 2001, 08:32 PM
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Hey Tony,
If you cannot take it, do not read it.
Old Aug 17th, 2001, 08:49 PM
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tisk,tisk..Did someone hurt lara's feelings? Let's all get together and bash this frugal lying idiot cry baby. We know she has never been to europe, because she cannot afford it.
Old Aug 18th, 2001, 04:10 AM
Sick Of Lara
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Lara you are such a dork! You seem to instigate negativity in all your threads with your ridiculous remarks. Please go back to playing with your nintendo.

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