Reparations, One Meal at a Time
February 10, 2016 10:37 AM   Subscribe

What's the fairest way to split a check? No, really. What's the fairest way? Equipay.

Equipay is the Grand Prize Winner of this year's Comedy Hack Day.
posted by Betelgeuse (22 comments total) 41 users marked this as a favorite
 
Still a better idea that always splitting it evenly.
posted by sparklemotion at 10:45 AM on February 10, 2016 [2 favorites]


Not in this universe though.
posted by Carillon at 10:48 AM on February 10, 2016


"College Brochure Level" of diversity made me chuckle.
posted by Mr. Big Business at 10:57 AM on February 10, 2016 [4 favorites]


This is honestly genius. I love it.
posted by tobascodagama at 11:02 AM on February 10, 2016 [1 favorite]


"affirmative fractions".

Well played.
posted by RolandOfEld at 11:04 AM on February 10, 2016 [6 favorites]


This is terrific. I teach about startups, and some of my research is on gender inequality in startups, so this was pretty on point. I have to figure out if I can show this in class without causing issues...
posted by blahblahblah at 11:22 AM on February 10, 2016 [2 favorites]


Skip the youtube comment section. That's a painful read.
posted by synthetik at 11:27 AM on February 10, 2016 [3 favorites]


I think my favorite part is the "Protest -> Claim Less Privilege" part of the app.
posted by Betelgeuse at 11:29 AM on February 10, 2016 [3 favorites]


Why isn't this in the app store yet!
posted by cashman at 11:43 AM on February 10, 2016 [1 favorite]


Is the gender selector really a slider? That's delightful.
posted by Rock Steady at 11:57 AM on February 10, 2016 [9 favorites]


"Select your protest : I'm conventionally unattractive"

Brilliant
posted by The Whelk at 12:11 PM on February 10, 2016 [6 favorites]


I don't see the protest "I make less money than everyone here"
posted by numaner at 12:19 PM on February 10, 2016 [2 favorites]


Hopefully version 2.0 will deal with cheap-ass tightwads who don't believe in covering tips too. Where's the economic justice for the servers?
posted by bonehead at 12:21 PM on February 10, 2016


I don't see the protest "I make less money than everyone here"

OH MY GOD NOT EVERYTHING IS ABOUT CLASS
posted by Etrigan at 12:24 PM on February 10, 2016 [9 favorites]


bonehead: So you're asking for the "Mr Pink" feature ?
posted by k5.user at 12:36 PM on February 10, 2016 [1 favorite]


This is great - her delivery is awesome.
posted by LobsterMitten at 12:40 PM on February 10, 2016


What about "I only ate a side salad and y'all had steaks"?
posted by His thoughts were red thoughts at 2:31 PM on February 10, 2016


"All I'm saying is, when we split the cheque three ways the steak-eater picks the pocket of the salad-man." -The Blue Raja
posted by ActingTheGoat at 3:48 PM on February 10, 2016 [3 favorites]


Does it have a Metafilter Meetup setting for levels of inclusion?
posted by Nanukthedog at 4:01 PM on February 10, 2016


METAFILTER INTERACTIVITY LEVEL


< ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ >
LURKER --- GREEN ONLY --- BRAWLER ON THE BLUE --- POFFIN BOFFIN

posted by His thoughts were red thoughts at 4:09 PM on February 10, 2016 [14 favorites]


What about "I only ate a side salad and y'all had steaks"?
There's an appetizers only protest. I think that counts.
posted by linux at 4:15 PM on February 10, 2016 [1 favorite]


I saw this on Facebook earlier today, and now I'm watching it again, because it is still worth it.
posted by jacquilynne at 8:21 PM on February 10, 2016


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