Tipping is fucked. How I created my own system for tips.

Oz Chen
3 min readJan 31, 2022

Leave no tip and risk being seen as stingy. Leave fat tips everywhere and create an unsustainable situation. And the confusing middle — if service sucks, is it bad to tip less?

Here’s a heuristic that’s useful for life and finance: When the system is inconsistent, create consistent rules for yourself.