For the many people not celebrating, Valentines Day is just another Wednesday. But for Twitter user Ellie (@holy_schnitt), the romantic holiday serves as yet another opportunity to hustle some extra cash.
In a joking, but genuinely clever tweet, Ellie shared her sinister plan for reeling in the big tips this Valentines Day.
This is a solid game plan. All she has to do is figure out a natural way to shoehorn her breakup into conversation. This is an important skill all service industry vets eventually develop.
"I am so excited for Valentin's Day bc I work and I'm gonna tell all my customers that my "boyfriend dumped me' so I 'decided to cover another girl's shift' and I'm gonna get so many pity tips," Ellie wrote.
Naturally, some people were here for her master plan.
We all have to pay rent somehow.
But then, a woman chimed in who was actually going through a breakup, and the Twitter floodgates opened.
I mean, can you blame her?! She's feeling the real pain.