"I give God 10%, why do you get 18" (??)



NEW YORK (MainStreet) — When Pastor Alois Bell replaced her tip with this self-satisfied note, she accidentally ended up giving voice to an entire generation. Across the Internet, service workers have responded to Bell's receipt with a revelation: for a surprising number of people, it's not enough to leave $0 for a tip. They have to leave nasty words to remember them by too.

Somehow, for a few, the tip line has become an in-restaurant comment section, an opportunity for them to vent racist, homophobic or otherwise vulgar things without fear of repercussion. Here are a few of the remarkable, interesting or otherwise terrible notes that diners have decided to leave behind in place of a few bucks.