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reply to post by Komodo
But, they're failing to see is, this type of business practice will reap exactly what it's sowing..
One can only hope. Too many people still not paying enough attention though and not willing to give up their "frappucinos". Put it in quotes so I don't get a letter!
What the hell is it with you Yanks and take away coffee?
Don't you know you can make coffee at home, yourselves...for a teeny-tiny fraction of what certain huge multi-national corporations can mass flog the stuff to you all for?
You could even buy in look-alike paper cups to put your own coffee in if it's the packaging that does it for ya and still only pay a year what you hand over to those clowns in a month.
Make your bloody own coffee and watch Mr and Ms Bucks...buck off.edit on 2-1-2014 by MysterX because: typo
The bar's response to Starbucks -
Here's something interesting I found out about this famous logo - although it pains me to post it I think it important for comparison
The woman in their green label with the perky breasts and weird twin-fishtail deal going on is a siren from Greek mythology.
According to the Starbucks blog, she was chosen as the logo because Starbucks was looking for a nautical theme to capture the spirit of Seattle. Remember that this was back in 1971, when Seattle was known for sailing and seaports instead of grunge rock, rain and hipsters.
In mythology, sirens are seen as a personification of the ocean -- and that's not a good thing. They're brutal sociopaths who murder you by being attractive. According to scholars, they would sing an "irresistibly sweet" song that "lapped both body and soul into a fatal lethargy."
Much in the same way that countless people have been seduced by the lure of overpriced coffee, buying cup after cup until they finally succumb, buying an Apple laptop and spending the rest of their lives at one of those tiny tables, joining the other broken victims.
Shame mythological symbolism can't be trademarked......Greece could have sued Starbucks and could have had a way to get some of that national debt sorted out.edit on 2 1.1414 by taketheredpill because: (no reason given)
This was my exit plan out of corporate America," Britton says of the brewery, which explains the 'Exit' in the name. The 6 represents the age of his daughter, Ryane, when he started the venture.
Exit 6 Brewery's Facebook page has been blowing up with comments of support from beer lovers and small business supporters across the United States since news of the Cottleville, Mo., brewery's response to a cease-and-desist letter from Starbucks went national.
Excellent read. Gave me a good chuckle.
Now, Im only saying this because this is a conspiracy website after all, but is there any evidence of the letter that Exit 6 allegedly got from Starbucks?
See, Im no fan of the Buck, and Im not the only 1, so is it possible this is actually some very cunning ploy by the people at Exit 6 to find a customer base in the Buck Haters? Seems to be working if it was....
40 Seagulls die from caffeine overdose in Canada this year from eating used coffee grinds.
17 year old Jasmine Willis, a Durham, UK waitress overdosed by drinking 7 double espressos in 2007. She was taken to the hospital, but recovered soon after. (that’s roughly 1.078 grams)
a 23 British man from Mansfield, England died after taking to 2 spoonfuls of pure caffeine powder washed down by an energy drink at a party. His death was ruled accidental.
Fourteen-year-old Anais Fournier, died after she consumed two 24 ounce Monsters (480mg of caffeine) in a 24 hour period. Cause of death was a heart arrhythmia due to caffeine toxicity. There seems to be some conflicting stories as to how much she really consumed and this seems true since 480mg in a 24 hour period isn’t a toxic amount.
reply to post by BanTv
Ok, you win the unique conspiracy thinking of the week award. If this is true, the guy is even more brilliant than I originally thought!