Help with translating

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Putenio
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Re: Help with translating

Post by Putenio » Sat Sep 10, 2016 7:49 am

Happy Independence Day!
Tips for your Garbage Collector are most welcome!
Give your tip in the envelope when the truck passes on the date indicated.
Wednesday, the 14th of September.

(unwritten: and if you don't ... may your garbage pile to eternity)

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Re: Help with translating

Post by thisisreallycomplicated » Sat Sep 10, 2016 4:05 pm

Putenio wrote:Happy Independence Day!
Tips for your Garbage Collector are most welcome!
Give your tip in the envelope when the truck passes on the date indicated.
Wednesday, the 14th of September.

(unwritten: and if you don't ... may your garbage pile to eternity)
That makes sense, thanks. How much do people usually tip here, for something like this?
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Re: Help with translating

Post by Putenio » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:25 pm

Goldilocks - not too hot (much) not too cold (little).

For things like that we do $10,000 - it's enough folks seem to appreciate it and aren't insulted. If it was $5 perhaps it'd be ok. Less and it's cheap territory.

FWIW/DYODH

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Re: Help with translating

Post by eeuunikkeiexpat » Sat Sep 10, 2016 11:50 pm

Good info from both Putenio and Glora. Gracia'...
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Re: Help with translating

Post by thisisreallycomplicated » Sun Sep 11, 2016 7:33 pm

Thanks. 5-10,000 sounds reasonable.
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Re: Help with translating

Post by Donnybrook » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:03 pm

I give the rubbish men $6000. They are always happy with it.

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