green union terrace chair wrote:Speaking of being put on the spot ... the new "608" (in the old Paul's Club location" does their credit / debit card transactions on an iPad. There's no paper. So they scan your card, then the bartender leans on the bar, holding the iPad toward you and gazing into your eyes while you push a button for the tip and then sign with your finger.
Awkward on top of awkward.
Not particularly unusual these days -- though it's a bit presumptuous if the bartender didn't offer any sort of verbal direction on how the Square system replaces a standard paper receipt or card scanner.
This thread kind of boggles my mind, save for the last couple posts. I had no idea so many people looked so unkindly on server compensation.