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Posted Tue Jul 23, 2013, 11:52am
Subject: Re: Starbucks
 

I think the reason so many here want to bash *$$ (self included), is that they purport to make good coffee, to be experts even, and have popularized swill.  So many people are conditioned to drinking their products, that they come here asking to replicate it at home.  So, one might ask...what's wrong with that?  Well, when these same people actually learn what good coffee taste like, they realize they've been swindled.  The stand many of us take is not so much for ourselves, but for all those out there who are misled into believing the gimmick for what it isn't.  To ask us not to bash *$$ is akin to asking us to watch the bully pick on the little kid, without stepping in to protect him.

well, that's my take on it anyways...and I fully intend to continue my *$$ bashing... :)

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