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Originally posted by EnronOutrunHomerun
So....no comments at all from fellow ATS members on American consumerism and the ignorance it breeds? Or why we all seem to be happy being treated as though we had the brains of a two year old when we buy coffee from McDonald's with a little warning on the side that it will be a little hot before we take a sip?
Originally posted by Gools
PS: the shrimp were yummy. Thanks.
Originally posted by dr_strangecraft
Enron, that is why I now live in the country. people actually stop to help each other change flats. They wave. and if smoke is pouring out of your garage, they come running (of course, some of them are probably hoping it's a barbeque!)
Rant did a thread a month or so ago on that very topic. The folks who still try to run their own businesses that have signs in their yards saying "Guns Smithed" or "Home-grown Tomatoes" or "We deal beanie-babies".
Originally posted by RedBalloon
Let's not overlook the silica gel pellets that come in clothes pockets, shoes, electronics.. DO NOT EAT! As if I was thinking there was free candy in the toe of my new shoes.
The restaurant at the five-star Marriott West India Quay in London's Docklands required diners to complete a form which said it waived the hotel chain's responsibilities should they suffer food poisoning.
Nick Scade, chairman of the Restaurant Association, said: "It strikes me that some corporate person has got their knickers in a twist.
"You've got to have a bit of common sense somewhere in life and if a customer wants to order raw meat, they have to accept some responsibility for the risk they are taking."