The Tip Continuum is the ethereal construct of the nature of wealth which flows through the food service nexium. Controlled by The Waiter Gods who attempt to insure the just and decent distribution of wealth to all who lay their gratuities at their table cloth drapped alter. The Tip Continuum is subject to many variables, chaos math, and Health Department inspections. As such it occasionally can be thrown, seemingly out of balance by forces beyond human comprehension.
The New Hooters down the street had created a strong disturbance in the Tip Continuum.