Originally Posted by thinfool1
You may want to explore the details of the auto tip a little more. Specifically, when you opt out of the auto tip and then give a tip directly to a staff member, they are required to turn that tip in so that it is placed in the same tip 'pool' as the auto tip.
Otoh, if you leave the auto tip in place and then tip extra to specific staff members, they can keep the tip that you offer.
This is probably a dumb question, but how would a specific staff member know whether you were auto-tipping and giving him/her extra, or if they had to turn it in?