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If I go out with Family sometimes everyone just contribute whatever, and it usually exceeds the bill plus tip, or one of my brothers will pick up the tab.
With friends I will estimate the cost of my meal plus something for the tip.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Sang Froid Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr 07 2014 at 5:09pm
I don't go out in big groups.
When we do we pay for our own sh*t.

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It depends on who I am with and the circumstances.  If it's a big group or if it's not possible to get a separate check, I will always keep track of what I ordered and round up for either the tip or service charge (depends on which country I'm in).  Sometimes I will split the tab evenly. 

I remember this one time I went to a restaurant party.  I came super late and only had one drink.  This fool told me I owed 3500yen (USD $35)!  I was young and pretty much just out of college so I didn't really know how that worked in Japan.  Then I realized he was a sleazy-ass foreigner taking advantage of the Japanese custom to split the bill.  Never again, said I, after that.
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If its 7 of us the check is split evenly...no matter what u eat.
Eta.....if its 2 of us we split it down the middle. I only eat out with my homies


Edited by Brjasuga51 - Apr 07 2014 at 8:40pm
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote BBpants Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr 07 2014 at 8:45pm
Separate check please

I hate going out with my one friend. She doesn't have a job but expects me to pay for her drinks/food. I don't mind paying sometimes but not all the damn time! You aint my girl! You aint licking the kitty! Why the hell should you get a free meal and drinks all the time?

That's why I only take $30 with me now when I go out with her and I tell her I'm broke and I only got money for me LOL
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Separate checks. Best friend or not, I am not paying for your steak dinner when I searched all over this menu for the 6.99 lunch special. Bye, friend.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote Brjasuga51 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr 07 2014 at 8:51pm
See my friends know I like a drama free life..so we all make guidelines when we all hangout. The bill...whose the dd..where we going. It works so far
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (1) Thanks(1)   Quote ModelessDiva Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr 07 2014 at 9:55pm
Originally posted by Marmonette Marmonette wrote:

Separate checks. Best friend or not, I am not paying for your steak dinner when I searched all over this menu for the 6.99 lunch special. Bye, friend.

LOL this made me laugh
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (2) Thanks(2)   Quote ThoughtCouture Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: Apr 07 2014 at 10:42pm

actually, i avoid going out with buzz kills who want to examine the check and or ask for separate checks out loud.  go sit and eat by yourself...Sleepy

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This sh*t urks me. When I go out with a bunch of people and all of sudden the bill comes and the broke ass in the group turns into a mathematician to split the bill when she ordered the most expensive thing.

Its best to do seprate billing!!!
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