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originally posted by: AugustusMasonicus
All this story does is remind me that I like my coffee how I like my women...
...ground up and in the freezer.
originally posted by: Bhadhidar
originally posted by: CornishCeltGuy
a reply to: JAGStorm
Bit weird to me taking a seat but not ordering anything, but equally bit weird calling the cops because they didn't.
Not my country though so I couldn't really comment, I just know in my local Starbucks if they'd been hanging around for ages without ordering anything someone would have said "Hiya lads what can I get you" or something. How they reacted to that would depend on police involvement or not.
According to later reports, they came in and took a seat while quietly waiting for a friend to arrive.
Done it myself at many a Starbucks and never a word of protest from the baristas. If they weren’t busy, I might get asked if they could start a drink for me, but when I tell them I’m waiting for a friend, it’s all smiles and “Let me know if I can help”’s.
Of course I’m in California.
And I’m white.
originally posted by: incoserv
originally posted by: MteWamp
It wasn't long ago that there was something called "Common Courtesy". If you needed to use facilities that a business provides, like a restroom at a gas station, or waiting at a coffee shop for a friend, it was customary to AT LEAST make a "token" purchase at the establishment that provides those facilities.
And, DAMMIT, no following that common courtesy is reason for being arrested.
Especially if you one of them colored folk.
Right? I mean, that's what you're saying, yeah?