Please indulge me, I know this has been discussed before.
I visited a local Italian restaurant in person and ordered a salad and a pizza. Both were standard items. I did not ask to have them quickly nor did I ask to make changes to the standard offerings. The restaurant was not busy and I came in before 7, the typical dinner rush.I told the cashier I would return to collect the food and offered to pay in advance.
When I received the credit card slip, and did not choose to leave a tip, I noticed a pronounced snort and general attitude problem.
I consider myself a generous tipper and far from parsimonious, however the idea of tipping someone for filling a basic take out order seems crazy to me. Am I hopelessly behind the times on this one?