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Old 01-02-2011, 06:47 PM   #41
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Originally Posted by Mmm Rrr View Post
Whenever I'm in a Starbucks I always order "Small/Medium/or Large Drip Coffee" and wait to see if they make me translate to Starbuckese for the sizes. In the Bay Area they always do, here in Eastern Washington they do the translation in their heads and let it go.
Yeah large works for me too - I also enjoy ordering a whopper at McDonalds and a Mc Chicken at the burger joint that also sells a breaded chicken patty sandwich. Also like giving the clerk $2.04 when the bill is $1.69 or otherwise attempt to divest of pennies. Makes it extra confusing when I do the math wrong in my head...

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Old 01-02-2011, 07:03 PM   #42
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Coming back to use the restroom was definitely odd but I would probably go to the Starbucks myself. I don't care for coffee -- at all -- but do enjoy their double chocolate chip frappicino (with no whip).

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If I were dating again, Starbucks would be a "must-do" on one of the first dates. Based on my observation of friends, the length and specificity of the coffee order is a good indicator of how fussy, picky, and high-maintenance a person is.
Here's a good example (from the movie, When Harry Met Sally):

Harry Burns: There are two kinds of women: high maintenance and low maintenance.
Sally Albright: Which one am I?
Harry Burns: You're the worst kind; you're high maintenance but you think you're low maintenance.
Sally Albright: I don't see that.
Harry Burns: You don't see that? Waiter, I'll begin with a house salad, but I don't want the regular dressing. I'll have the balsamic vinegar and oil, but on the side. And then the salmon with the mustard sauce, but I want the mustard sauce on the side. "On the side" is a very big thing for you.
Sally Albright: Well, I just want it the way I want it.
Harry Burns: I know; high maintenance.

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