Claim: A soldier wrote on a restaurant receipt that his military service exempted him from tipping.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, February 2015]
Soldier Refuses To Tip Server Because He Thinks His Service Should Be Enough. Is this true?
Ranger Up Military did not provide any background information with the photograph, and it is unclear how they obtained the image. The only additional information provided by the Facebook group was their opinion that the photo should be filed in the “don’t be that guy” folder.
The server has not stepped forward to authenticate the story, and Red Robin, the restaurant chain where the soldier allegedly dined before leaving his military service as a tip, has not commented on the photo.
Additionally, the receipt is missing key information that could help verify or debunk this story. The photo uploaded by Ranger Up Military is conveniently cropped to eliminate the words “Merchant” or “Customer” from the copy. It should also be noted that the name on the receipt appears to read
Last updated: 26 February 2015