USA Serious Announcement - Feb 26

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  1. SpeedoMike

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    Starbucks will close all USA stores at 5:30 p.m. for three hours to retrain employees. :17:

    Simultaneously, Dunkin Donuts reminded everyone that it would be open during that period of time.! :arms:
     
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    Am I the last person left on Earth who does not drink coffee? :redface:
     
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    No you are not. I do not drink coffee either.
     
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    Coffee is awesome. It makes me feel better about my small penis.
     
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    Starfucks is disgusting. They burn the hell out of their beans.
     
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    dont like their coffee but i sure love their hot chocolate...!
     
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    A strange way of doing things.
     
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    Not a starbucks fan either. Overated coffee for those who don't know what a good cup of coffee tastes like. However, their espresso and cappucino are good. Their cappufrappamochacino's are poison. Filled with calories, and no nutritional value.

    I've heard they have more calories than a big mac.
     
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    Saw that on the news last night, it made me chuckle. Since I live in podunk Georgia. it doesn't affect me as the nearest Starbuck's is about 30 miles away in Alabama.

    Ahhh, so thats why their coffee is always so bitter tasting. :tongue:
     
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    Almost makes me wonder if they are just trying to make it unavailable to boost sales...people want what they can't have. I even fall victim to it :) For some crazy reason I always feel compelled to go grocery shopping before the stores close for the holidays even though I usually don't need anything. I would think that 5:30PM (when most are on their evening commute and feeling sluggish) is a strange time to retrain employees...why not close an hour early for a couple nights? Also, why announce it on the news?
     
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    No man, Starbucks is baaaaad, like big corporations are evil, yea...
     
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    I want to dress up like a zombie, bang on their doors and yell, "COFFFFFEEEEE....COFFFEEEEEEE.....COFFFFFFEEEE" for the whole three hours. :)
     
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    Here I thought the announcement would be:

    CANNONBALL!
     
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    I like I iced coffee, and when I say that I get weird looks. :(
     
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    Holy Cow

    Coffee break for Starbucks' 135,000 baristas - Feb. 26, 2008

    they really are closing the stores.... desperate times, desperate measures! Let's hope they go to small, medium, large instead of whatever the hell names they have for them.

    Ohhh and:
    Dunkin' Donuts - "to ensure that no coffee lover is denied a delicious espresso-based beverage" - announced that it will offer small lattes, cappuccinos or espresso drinks for a promotional price of 99 cents on Tuesday from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
     
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    I'm still trying to figure out why this is a "serious announcement" that deserves size 6 bright red font.
     
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    Maybe we'll get lucky and Starbucks will close forever.
     
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    I wonder if the "retraining" will include employee attitude adjustments?

    Serious...they're in need of it.
     
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    I'm must be a stereotype. I prefer tea to coffee.
     
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    I find Starbucks coffee is not only overrated, it tastes bad and is ridiculously expensive.

    Now, Tim Hortons coffee? The best!!
     
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