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TipsForJesus Return with a $1,000 Tip in New York

It's the first sighting in 2016

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Just when it seemed the mysterious megatippers known as TipsForJesus had faded away into obscurity, the internet-famous group has reappeared: Last night the generous diners struck at La Pecora Bianca, a casual Italian restaurant in Manhattan's NoMad neighborhood.

As this extremely grainy photo reveals, the shrouded-in-mystery megatippers racked up a $1,100 tab and left a $1,000 gratuity on top of it, resulting in one very happy server headed into the Easter holiday weekend:

Amazing service. #godbless #tipsforjesus #thumbsup

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Thanks for the great service! #stickfiguresftw #godbless #tipsforjesus

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It's the first big tip the shadowy diners have dropped in 2016 (or at least, the first one they've Instagrammed); TipsForJesus was last seen at the swanky Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort in Arizona, where they lavished a $5,000 tip on a lucky server just days before Christmas.

The megatippers first surfaced in the fall of 2013, and have managed to remain more or less anonymous since then, saying they prefer to "keep it about the message and not the messengers."

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