"Well-behaved women seldom make history."
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Tuesday, 24 February 2015

Dollar? No dollar? Scheiße egal!

(I would translate it as f***it, doesn't matter.)

I like the system when the club has its own house dollars for tipping the dancers. It's like Monopoly money, fun and can give a solid income on a busy night. In Germany most of the clubs have them. When I finish my 2 songs stage performance, I go topless to each customers asking for dollars and they put it in my string. End of the night each dollars count €0.5 to my budget, which is not a lot but if the night was busy it's easy to collect 50-100 dollars, sometimes even more. We share the tips with the club, so the club keeps the other €0.5. It's fair enough, in some clubs I'm not allowed to keep the tips at all. I like when the club make the customers to buy the dollars. Let's say the entrance fee is €10 but they get 10 dollars. Like it was in Luxembourg. In that case even if they don't pay anything to the girls, each customers give tips at least. And they rarely take it home keeping it as a souvenir.
My job is to go to everybody. If they don't have dollars, try to sell them.
Sorry, I don't have dollars.”
“No problem, I can take euros, pounds, sterling silver or credit card!” and I press my boobs showing there is a possibility to swipe the card. Usually it make them smile and they buy some dollars.
I remember long time ago I worked in Salzburg where the club had 2 floors. The stage was downstairs and a small bar upstairs. The rules were very strict, I had to go each time to the bar to see if anybody there and ask for dollars before I enter the changing room. It was exhausting, up and down on the stairs all night. Sometimes it was funny when there were no people, we made jokes with the barmen waving some salviette they wanted to put in my panties. Other night when I worked in Nice, I had a customer who showered the stage during my dance with 100 dollars, paper were everywhere and I had to be careful where to step because it can be slippery. In Brussels the club didn't have the dollars, but after the stage show I still had to go to customers asking for tips. The smallest note is €5 and I could keep all the tips so it was also good. Once a guy was so drunk and he tossed a €50 note in my string. That's really an easy money to make in a few seconds just to go there and ask if he'd like to tip. Some places I don't make this tour after the dance, but collecting the dollars is part of the stage show. For example in Antwerp I hated it, because there is a huge gap between the stage and the customers and every time someone wanted to give me a dollar I had to climb over this gap. It can be dangerous if you've had a few drinks! Some guys love to put the dollar in their mouth and ask the girls to take it with her tits. Or mouth to mouth. I always wonder if they are aware of where these dollars were before.. maybe in another guy's mouth or even worse, in his pants touching his sweaty body. It's fun but I really don't like to take it with my lips. Not to mention that you can get some serious bacterial infection..
But the truth is, you come to the club, you have a few beers and 10-20 dollars, even you don't buy drinks or private dances and you don't spend a fortune but you still have good points and the girls don't look at you like you are an idiot saying between themselves “at least he has dollars!” But not everyone's giving it easily. Here in Osnabrück I've been asked “Was machst du?” (what do you do?) and the guy showed me a dollar with a huge grin on his face as he has the victory flag in his hand or at least he's holding a €200 note.. Hm, let me think.. your dollar means €0.5 to me. What should I do for it? Or the other one who asked me straight away to sit in his lap for a dollar. “The lapdance is over there in the private. Here is no touching.” And he was a bit upset. One dollar won't make me rich, keep it if you wish! There are others that want to give me with no conditions! But the rudest situation when I went to the table and the guy without even looking at me he tossed a €2 coin to me. “And what should I do with that? Buy some dollars!” and I turned and left. When I make my round, I'm not begging for money. It's part of the entertaining, part of the fun. Giving coins is rude and humiliating although I know some girls would take it without thinking.
And just an idea at the end: if you really want to tip your favourite dancer with real money, fold it in a little piece (it doesn't require origami skills) and put it in the front of her string. Not even the most honest dancer would give it to the club and share it after counting the dollars alone in the changing room.

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