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2013-03-07 01:39:11 PM

justtray: wee: So they're still going to sell Assault Beverages in spite of the high-capacity cup ban?  Starbucks murders children!

Drinks dont kill people, fatties do.


nclinksandthinks.files.wordpress.com

No, spoons do.
 
2013-03-07 01:40:01 PM

liam76: Says the guy who has never had foie gras.


There's a lot of things I might like in a blind taste test that I'd never eat consciously if I knew what it was/how it was made. For instance the cat shiat coffee. Sometimes I don't need to taste it to know I don't want it. Who gives a shiat - it ain't like I'm starving. It ain't like foie gras is cheap. I choose the top sirloin over the wagu or kobe beef as well - it ain't a political thing, I just think it's absurd to pay that much for protein and fat.
 
2013-03-07 01:40:28 PM

Super Chronic: Endive Wombat: What is to stop retailers and coffee shops from selling two med sized sugar drinks as opposed to one extra large to the same person?

Nothing whatsoever and Mayor Bloomberg has explicitly acknowledged this.  This is an exercise in behavioral economics, like in that book "Nudge."


And it will work, too.  Not necessarily in favor of the legislation, but more people will say yes to "Supersize it?" than to "Would you like two sodas with that?"
 
2013-03-07 01:41:49 PM

delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.


I absolutely love an iced green tea latte. It's perfect with nonfat milk and if you specify no sweetener. It's sweet as hell like that. The fact that the default is to pump liquid sugar into that already very sweet substance is mind-boggling to me.
 
2013-03-07 01:42:37 PM
Wow. Just Wow. Politicians and the media spent the last 40 years scaring the living daylights out of every parent and child in the US, and now they are surprised that kids are fat??? I don't recall this problem when I was a kid, but we went outside and played back then. Of course, we did not have all the rapists and child molesters.... wait, of course they were around, but back then kids were taught what to do in such situations, not hidden away in front of a computer screen for the duration of their entire childhood. Also, we were expected to be some what responsible humans by the time we were 16-18. Today, humans at age 25 are called 'children' by many medical practices as well as politicians.... who are trying to get you to give them money or votes.

Say what you want about the 'old days'. At least we were allowed to be kids when we were kids and adults when we became adults. And age was not the necessarily the defining indicator.

//yes, some people are still kids even into their 40s, and some kids are adults by the time they hit 12... are we to legislate the entire human race because of a few aberrations?
 
2013-03-07 01:43:07 PM

Bathia_Mapes: brap: It's kind of interesting seeing all the beverage trucks with slogans on them that basically say "Tell the Mayor to go fark himself."

Seriously, you should take some pictures of the trucks and post them on fark.


I've always wanted to be a cub reporter.  My cell phone sucks for photos, I'll start carrying my camera around.  Of course I will probably end up getting a crowbar to the head, delivery guys tend to be hotheads.
 
2013-03-07 01:47:20 PM

Another Pretentious Nickname: Super Chronic: Endive Wombat: What is to stop retailers and coffee shops from selling two med sized sugar drinks as opposed to one extra large to the same person?

Nothing whatsoever and Mayor Bloomberg has explicitly acknowledged this.  This is an exercise in behavioral economics, like in that book "Nudge."

And it will work, too.  Not necessarily in favor of the legislation, but more people will say yes to "Supersize it?" than to "Would you like two sodas with that?"


The way they can get around it is that by default, all meals come with 2 sodas unless you request to "Downsize" your meal.
 
2013-03-07 01:48:13 PM

Gifted Many Few: Techno Destructo prophesied this.

/obscure? Oh yes, this is obscure.


ODERUS IS GOD!!  THE STREETS WILL FLOW WITH THE BLOOD OF THE NON-BELIEVERS!!!

/we won't respect you unless you get high with the boys.......
//how could a spaceship fueled by cocaine be in any way obscure?
 
2013-03-07 01:49:04 PM

JohnBigBootay: delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.

I absolutely love an iced green tea latte. It's perfect with nonfat milk and if you specify no sweetener. It's sweet as hell like that. The fact that the default is to pump liquid sugar into that already very sweet substance is mind-boggling to me.


If they're trying to appeal to the non-coffee drinker with the Frap-crap, they're still doing it wrong. No matter what, that stuff is disgusting. I hate coffee, so the inclination to ice it, mix it with lots of sugar and add whipped cream is a complete fail.
 
2013-03-07 01:51:04 PM
When did being fat become a crime?

Live and let live.
 
2013-03-07 01:51:08 PM
I'm not a huge bloomberg fan. But I take my hat off for taking the risk to start a conversation. He may be wrong about this. It may be overturned and not stand up to legal challenges. But we have a fat problem in this country and study after study has shown that regardless of race, economic profile and all other factors our species eats more when more is placed in front of it. The constant and insidious increase in portion sizes has gotten out of hand. When I was a kid  a coke was 6.5 ounces and no one biatched about it being too small. It was a little treat. Now we have entire segments of our population using ten times that as their primary source of hydration during the day. I remember when a 'tall' was the large size at the coffee shop. Now it's the smallest thing they sell and it happened in little more than a decade. Maybe a law isn't the right way to address it but it is absolutely farked up. "just throw half of the smallest size away" is a pretty stupid way to expect large groups of people to exercise portion control?

OK - what about this - fark the large size ban. What about rules that would force vendors to offer smaller portions as a choice at some reasonable percentage cost of the larger size by volume? Because that's what I want - I just want the option to buy less sometimes and not have to throw a bunch of food away that i paid good money for.
 
2013-03-07 01:51:26 PM
i'm not sure which con job on the gullible and unsuspecting is worse for a person's overall health:

1. Coffee drinks that are essentially hot milkshakes

2. Muffins that are essentially cupcakes without the frosting

I teach at a university and it's shocking to me how many students regard this combination as a normal breakfast. I suspect that it's lack of knowledge. Starbucks should be required to print calorie/fat/sugar info on their cups.
 
2013-03-07 01:52:14 PM

Endive Wombat: Agent Smiths Laugh: Endive Wombat: The Stealth Hippopotamus: They came for the smoker and I said nothing because I didn't smoke...
They came for the transfats and I said nothing because I didn't eat Oreo.
They came for the Foie gras and I kind of helped them 'cause that shiat is nasty.
Now they come for the sugary drinks

/that's a lie I've been yelling the whole time

I was with you until you got to that part.  Foie is FARKING AMAZING.  Its like meat butter.  How can you go wrong?  What is it about the foie that you do not like?

The production method.

You are viewing it from the humans point of view.  Ducks/geese/pelicans/etc do not have a gag reflex.  Watch a water foul eat a fish...it goes down whole.

If you are referencing an old video on youtube where the ducks feet are nailed to the ground and are abused, then your opinion is skewed...that was filmed in like Eastern Europe back in the 80's/90's IIRC.

Then again, one could be equally disgusted in modern CAFO beef production...


I'm not a PETA nut. I have meat with almost every meal but even I won't eat foie gras. Dirty Jobs showed the force feeding of the ducks and I looked into it. I read several sources and looked at both sides. I think the facts are clear and you can read about them at stopforcefeeding.com. I am too lazy to link it. Force feeding is much more gruesome than most people realize.
 
2013-03-07 01:52:24 PM

ImpatientlyUnsympathetic: I hate coffee


Yeah, I'd really just avoid coffee shops entirely if you don't like coffee.
 
2013-03-07 01:57:14 PM

Endive Wombat: Agent Smiths Laugh: Endive Wombat: The Stealth Hippopotamus: They came for the smoker and I said nothing because I didn't smoke...
They came for the transfats and I said nothing because I didn't eat Oreo.
They came for the Foie gras and I kind of helped them 'cause that shiat is nasty.
Now they come for the sugary drinks

/that's a lie I've been yelling the whole time

I was with you until you got to that part.  Foie is FARKING AMAZING.  Its like meat butter.  How can you go wrong?  What is it about the foie that you do not like?

The production method.

You are viewing it from the humans point of view.  Ducks/geese/pelicans/etc do not have a gag reflex.  Watch a water foul eat a fish...it goes down whole.

If you are referencing an old video on youtube where the ducks feet are nailed to the ground and are abused, then your opinion is skewed...that was filmed in like Eastern Europe back in the 80's/90's IIRC.

Then again, one could be equally disgusted in modern CAFO beef production...


They...nailed a ducks feet to the ground?  Really?

Ok, that is 95% disturbing and 5%  hilarious! (Only because my minds eye easily sees Bugs doing that to Daffy.)
 
2013-03-07 02:00:11 PM

delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.


It would be nice if they managed to make coffee that didn't taste like rotten garbage, as well. I'd rather drink the free coffee from the Jiffy Lube waiting room.
 
2013-03-07 02:01:17 PM
Hahahhahahaaha..... New FloriDork...

It just keeps getting better and better. And by better, I mean stupid-er....
 
2013-03-07 02:01:23 PM
The solution... heh - heh - heh (Bill Cosby laugh)

Sell drink syrup in separate shot glass (one of those tiny 2 oz. cups).

Sell 32 oz. cups of/for carbonated water.

Allow customers to fill own cups at soda fountain. If they happen to get the premixed soda, still sell the 2 items separately (store saves money on the 2oz. cups....)..


In addition, open up trans-fat IV clinics in NYC. IV injection of trans-fat is NOT covered by the restaurant ban.
 
2013-03-07 02:06:20 PM

WorkingInParadise: The solution is simple: exercise. Buy your iced quad venti caramel macchiato with whipped cream here. Pick it up at the Starbucks 2 doors down (or across the street)...


How dare you tell us to exercise - that's Unamerican! I am sure Starbucks would receive strongly worded letters from the hoveround brigade if that happened. If I want to remain sedentary and keel over on my sofa in a pile of fries, that's my business, fascist commie!
 
2013-03-07 02:07:37 PM

ladyfortuna: Can we please limit the NY hate to NYC? His lunacy does not affect the rest of the state's food laws. Something like 60% of the state's population live OUTSIDE that hole.


You should know by now that when people from outside of the state refer to "New York" they're talking about the city, and Manhattan in particular. When they're talking about the state they actually say "New York State."

As for this law, it's stupid. People will find ways to circumvent it, either by purchasing two drinks or skipping the drinks at restaurants and buying a two-liter bottle or multi-pack of their favorite sugary drink. Unless the Mayor plans to ban major beverage companies from selling larger bottles or multi-packs (and I'd like to see him face Coca Cola or Pepsico on that one) this is just a worthless law that will inconvenience restaurants.
 
2013-03-07 02:08:32 PM

ImpatientlyUnsympathetic: JohnBigBootay: delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.

I absolutely love an iced green tea latte. It's perfect with nonfat milk and if you specify no sweetener. It's sweet as hell like that. The fact that the default is to pump liquid sugar into that already very sweet substance is mind-boggling to me.

If they're trying to appeal to the non-coffee drinker with the Frap-crap, they're still doing it wrong. No matter what, that stuff is disgusting. I hate coffee, so the inclination to ice it, mix it with lots of sugar and add whipped cream is a complete fail.


You know what Bill Hicks said about those who work in marketing.......
 
2013-03-07 02:09:26 PM

squibbits: We need to ban stupid politicians.


Bloomberg isn't stupid, just authoritarian.  We really need to ban those.
 
2013-03-07 02:09:57 PM
I call for a general strike by all the restaurants, theaters and bars, any place that serves food and beverages in New York. All the business could just close for a couple days and nights. Yes it it would be income loss (all strikes are) and the workers would loose a couple days pay - but It would really make a stink in the city.
 
2013-03-07 02:10:16 PM

Mija: Endive Wombat: Agent Smiths Laugh: Endive Wombat: The Stealth Hippopotamus: They came for the smoker and I said nothing because I didn't smoke...
They came for the transfats and I said nothing because I didn't eat Oreo.
They came for the Foie gras and I kind of helped them 'cause that shiat is nasty.
Now they come for the sugary drinks

/that's a lie I've been yelling the whole time

I was with you until you got to that part.  Foie is FARKING AMAZING.  Its like meat butter.  How can you go wrong?  What is it about the foie that you do not like?

The production method.

You are viewing it from the humans point of view.  Ducks/geese/pelicans/etc do not have a gag reflex.  Watch a water foul eat a fish...it goes down whole.

If you are referencing an old video on youtube where the ducks feet are nailed to the ground and are abused, then your opinion is skewed...that was filmed in like Eastern Europe back in the 80's/90's IIRC.

Then again, one could be equally disgusted in modern CAFO beef production...

I'm not a PETA nut. I have meat with almost every meal but even I won't eat foie gras. Dirty Jobs showed the force feeding of the ducks and I looked into it. I read several sources and looked at both sides. I think the facts are clear and you can read about them at stopforcefeeding.com. I am too lazy to link it. Force feeding is much more gruesome than most people realize.


Force feeding the ducks is an outdated practice.  They were required to do it to get the geese/ducks fat because the animals wouldn't eat enough.  Fortunately  that problem has all but been eliminated since switching to American ducks.
 
2013-03-07 02:11:41 PM
JohnBigBootaywe have a fat problem in this country...What about rules that would force ..."

Laws and regulations are too important, too powerful, to waste on trying to solve problems that people are free to solve for themselves. "I see a problem, so there ought to be a law" is a wrong-headed knee-jerk reaction.
 
2013-03-07 02:11:44 PM

Mija: Endive Wombat: Agent Smiths Laugh: Endive Wombat: The Stealth Hippopotamus: They came for the smoker and I said nothing because I didn't smoke...
They came for the transfats and I said nothing because I didn't eat Oreo.
They came for the Foie gras and I kind of helped them 'cause that shiat is nasty.
Now they come for the sugary drinks

/that's a lie I've been yelling the whole time

I was with you until you got to that part.  Foie is FARKING AMAZING.  Its like meat butter.  How can you go wrong?  What is it about the foie that you do not like?

The production method.

You are viewing it from the humans point of view.  Ducks/geese/pelicans/etc do not have a gag reflex.  Watch a water foul eat a fish...it goes down whole.

If you are referencing an old video on youtube where the ducks feet are nailed to the ground and are abused, then your opinion is skewed...that was filmed in like Eastern Europe back in the 80's/90's IIRC.

Then again, one could be equally disgusted in modern CAFO beef production...

I'm not a PETA nut. I have meat with almost every meal but even I won't eat foie gras. Dirty Jobs showed the force feeding of the ducks and I looked into it. I read several sources and looked at both sides. I think the facts are clear and you can read about them at stopforcefeeding.com. I am too lazy to link it. Force feeding is much more gruesome than most people realize.


How  would you feel if the duck was never conscious? Say in a coma and force-fed to completion. If they never feel they never suffer, right?
 
2013-03-07 02:12:05 PM

justtray: Why would you institute a ban based on the quantity of the drink?

It should just be a limit on the grams of sugar per volume.

Lets be honest, most people are consuming so much sugar needlessly and likely unknowingly, that it may be a bigger problem than smoking tobacco in this country.


So it is about time to start dictating how other people live their lives and the choices they make by forcing them to conform?
 
2013-03-07 02:13:18 PM
thurstonxhowell:  I'd rather drink free coffee from the jiffy lube waiting room.


That's total nonsense.  Your taste buds are either non-existent or you're just jumping on the Starbucks hate wagon because its fashionable.  Starbucks isn't great but its certainly better than any gas station / repair shop coffee.

Starbucks tends to burn their coffee, but tastewise its not even remotely comparable.  But, I drink plenty of both, and there is no comparison.   I've never had gas station coffee that was remotely good.  It's just hot and has caffeine for the road.

Personally, as chains go, I like Coffee Bean much better.
 
2013-03-07 02:14:55 PM
Solution: Shut down all Starbucks franchises on the east coast.

dl.dropbox.com

/Solution to what?  Why, modern civilization, of course.
 
2013-03-07 02:17:20 PM

The Muthaship: I still can't believe he's getting away with this sh*t.


Yeah, I'm not sure how that works. Don't laws have to be approved by a governing body, and not just made at the whim of one politician? Is NYC some kind of monarchy?
 
2013-03-07 02:20:39 PM
Who cares what the mayor of some municipality thinks?
 
2013-03-07 02:22:42 PM

december: i'm not sure which con job on the gullible and unsuspecting is worse for a person's overall health:

1. Coffee drinks that are essentially hot milkshakes

2. Muffins that are essentially cupcakes without the frosting

I teach at a university and it's shocking to me how many students regard this combination as a normal breakfast. I suspect that it's lack of knowledge. Starbucks should be required to print calorie/fat/sugar info on their cups.


Do you honestly think students would care to read it even then? Most people don't care. It is readily available and quick. Show up on campus, place order, walk to class and eat breakfast all-the-while having a drink that lasts you through class. You want to change the way of the world, how about coming up with your own chain of successful food/drink that is semi-healthy. The problem is that everything is so fast-paced now in America, we do what is quick and easy and try to make up for the effects or mitigate. The vast majority of people are not going out of their way to be healthy. The trick isn't to be super healthy, just not really really Double-Down Unhealthy. Those choices really do not exist now.

Jenny Craig for example has excellent tasting food and it is priced fairly well. They are smaller portions, but not "super weird diet healthy." There are no drive-thru Jenny Craig's and having them would ultimately fail because people steer clear of "Healthy" because it is almost always a euphemism for "gross hippy food." Don't market yourself as Health first, but off of quality and taste without the fat.
 
2013-03-07 02:23:28 PM
I wonder to what degree they're pitching a limit so that people say "a limit is stupid, I need a 32 oz soda! Just tax it!"
And then when they (gladly) switch it to a tax, and all that sweet, sweet fat-tax cash rolls in, they can fall back on "well it wasn't *our* idea!"

/ That said, they should tax it.
// If only to cover the costs the city will eventually be conned into sharing, when they retrofit all the sports stadiums to fit increasingly fatter asses.
 
2013-03-07 02:25:19 PM
Sugar and caffeine vs. Bloomberg?

I don't care how much you hate Starbucks, Bloomberg is going down.
 
2013-03-07 02:25:36 PM

the money is in the banana stand: justtray: Why would you institute a ban based on the quantity of the drink?

It should just be a limit on the grams of sugar per volume.

Lets be honest, most people are consuming so much sugar needlessly and likely unknowingly, that it may be a bigger problem than smoking tobacco in this country.

So it is about time to start dictating how other people live their lives and the choices they make by forcing them to conform?


You say that like it hasn't happened already.
 
2013-03-07 02:25:39 PM
Stop putting sugar in your coffee

i.imgur.com
 
2013-03-07 02:25:45 PM

JohnBigBootay: liam76: Says the guy who has never had foie gras.

There's a lot of things I might like in a blind taste test that I'd never eat consciously if I knew what it was/how it was made. For instance the cat shiat coffee. Sometimes I don't need to taste it to know I don't want it. Who gives a shiat - it ain't like I'm starving. It ain't like foie gras is cheap. I choose the top sirloin over the wagu or kobe beef as well - it ain't a political thing, I just think it's absurd to pay that much for protein and fat.


Fair enough, just pointing out it is awesome.
 
2013-03-07 02:26:27 PM

SirEattonHogg: That's total nonsense. Your taste buds are either non-existent or you're just jumping on the Starbucks hate wagon because its fashionable.


SirEattonHogg: Starbucks tends to burn their coffee


This is pretty complicated, but see if you can follow me here. I don't like burnt coffee. Starbucks burns their coffee. Therefore, I do not like Starbucks coffee.

I'm not going to add cream and sugar to make it passable, either. I'll save myself a couple bucks and just get some hot caffeine water from the local Gas n Gulp and make do until I get home.

The exception is Pumpkin Latte. I get that about twice a year.
 
2013-03-07 02:27:05 PM
MrBentor: "I call for a general strike by all the restaurants, theaters and bars, any place that serves food and beverages in New York."

You want the people making the market-rules-all pitch... to strike?

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2013-03-07 02:31:23 PM

gja: Niiiiice effort:
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sarcasm
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1. harsh or bitter derision or irony.
2. a sharply ironical taunt; sneering or cutting remark

Trolling
(verb.: /'tro?ling/, /'tr?ling/)
1.Posting inflammatory, extraneous, or off-topic messages in an online community, such as a forum, chat room, or blog, with the primary intent of provoking readers into an emotional response.
 
2013-03-07 02:33:45 PM
thurstonxhowell:  The exception is pumpkin latte


That was painfully complicated, but okay I was able to follow.

Actually I think they got much better with their new lighter brew.  The blonde roast.  Try that.

The thing with me is that coffee station brew is either watery swill or a brewed replication of instant coffee.
 
2013-03-07 02:34:56 PM
I mean "gas station brew"... ugh.  I need a coffee.
 
2013-03-07 02:37:24 PM

ImpatientlyUnsympathetic: JohnBigBootay: delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.

I absolutely love an iced green tea latte. It's perfect with nonfat milk and if you specify no sweetener. It's sweet as hell like that. The fact that the default is to pump liquid sugar into that already very sweet substance is mind-boggling to me.

If they're trying to appeal to the non-coffee drinker with the Frap-crap, they're still doing it wrong. No matter what, that stuff is disgusting. I hate coffee, so the inclination to ice it, mix it with lots of sugar and add whipped cream is a complete fail.


I wish that all the things that I've been "doing wrong" would make me millions of dollars. They're appealing to the "yay fat and sugar" crowd, and it's working pretty well.
 
2013-03-07 02:37:38 PM
I know quite a few people who have at one point or another gotten most of their daily calories from sugary beverages. One person was buying a half-gallon of sweet tea and taking it to the gym for hydration. He didn't realize that starting on a product which was mostly corn syrup and sugar at the same time he decided to get in shape wasn't helping his weight loss goal. The rest were all friends who bought multiple small sugary beverages each day. Most of these people who complained about their weight eventually figured it out, but somehow failed miserably at absorbing the message for a long while. The message is out there, but getting people to understand it seems to be the problem.

Of course that's been my experience in adult life. When I was in high school my friends would always order the biggest soda at a fast food restaurant and be sure to fill it up again before leaving. I guess it probably is related to money as none of my high school friends could afford the coffee in the morning, a couple of 20 oz sodas during the day, maybe a frappuccino break when the weather was warm, and then a few beers or cocktails in the evening.
 
2013-03-07 02:38:14 PM

delsydsoftware: Sadly, Starbucks really does need to reduce sugar. I think they have been bumping up sugar in their frappuchinos over the past 5 years. They no longer resemble iced coffee...it's just syrupy shiat.


So ask for less.

Starbucks is crap anyway.
 
2013-03-07 02:42:41 PM

Endive Wombat: What is to stop retailers and coffee shops from selling two med sized sugar drinks as opposed to one extra large to the same person?


The same thing that stopped convenience stores in D.C. from selling packs of two 12oz cans of beer instead of one 20z before 7am when the council voted to ban selling the larger volumes.  That is to say, absolutely nothing.
 
2013-03-07 02:42:43 PM
It's really astonishing when an asshole politician can standout in a field utterly dominated by assholes.
 
2013-03-07 02:43:40 PM

louiedog: and then a few beers or cocktails in the evening.


A serious, mostly liquor cocktail is actually pretty good for you when you're dieting- your body doesn't process calories from alcohol well at all. The reason beer makes you fat is all the residual carbs and sugars, not the alcohol. If you're trying to keep weight down, that manhattan is a decent option. A sugar pink friztini is not. A beer- even a light one- will be much worse for your weight than a glass of scotch.
 
2013-03-07 02:46:12 PM

StrangeQ: Endive Wombat: What is to stop retailers and coffee shops from selling two med sized sugar drinks as opposed to one extra large to the same person?

The same thing that stopped convenience stores in D.C. from selling packs of two 12oz cans of beer instead of one 20z before 7am when the council voted to ban selling the larger volumes.  That is to say, absolutely nothing.


And the point here isn't to stop them from doing that. It's to get people to realize that a 32 oz soda is not a farking normal serving size.
 
2013-03-07 02:46:51 PM
Starbucks better just straighten up and fly right and do what it is told, otherwise they might regret it.

Not a threat, constructive criticism.
 
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