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Post by shuize » Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:33 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:19 am
Abdul's the one who often uses the restroom at Starbucks. Have you noticed any change?

I rarely go to Starbucks myself but the other day I was out at a museum in Ueno with my wife and we stopped at Starbucks on the way back to the train station just because it was convenient. I ordered a ham and cheese sandwich that was actually pretty good and a regular coffee. My wife ordered tea and a sandwich. But this is Japan so it's probably different over here.
Something tells me Starbucks Japan is never going to be as “woke” as in other places.

I see people parked in coffee shops here for a long time. But I doubt many of them get away with not ordering anything. Then again, I’m not in an area with a homeless problem (although there are such places).

Recently, I’ve noticed convenience stores with restrooms. But even more recently I’ve started to see signs that say something to the effect of “Notify staff before use.”

Naturally, I assumed they were racist.

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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by shemp » Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:08 am

Anaxagoras wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 1:19 am
Abdul's the one who often uses the restroom at Starbucks.
You can find him in the back stall, the one with the glory hole.


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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:16 am

I see no change whatever.

But my Starbucks is not in Midtown Manhattan. Or in a part of Chicago with a big homeless population.
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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:18 pm

Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes in certain locations
Business Insider

All I gotta say is -- not the particular Starbucks where I pee.

OK just one data point, but there it is. :mrgreen:
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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by xouper » Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 2:18 pm
Drugs and syringes have become such a problem in Starbucks bathrooms that the company is installing needle-disposal boxes in certain locations
Business Insider

All I gotta say is -- not the particular Starbucks where I pee.

OK just one data point, but there it is. :mrgreen:
And not even a formal scientifically peer-reviewed data point, but rather a mere "anecdote". :wink:

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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:30 pm

xouper wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm
And not even a formal scientifically peer-reviewed data point, but rather a mere "anecdote". :wink:
You mean unlike the ones in the linked article? :P
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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by xouper » Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:41 pm

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:30 pm
xouper wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm
And not even a formal scientifically peer-reviewed data point, but rather a mere "anecdote". :wink:
You mean unlike the ones in the linked article? :P
Exactly like the ones in the article, except you didn’t post a photo. :)

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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:42 am

xouper wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:41 pm
Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 11:30 pm
xouper wrote:
Fri Jan 11, 2019 8:08 pm
And not even a formal scientifically peer-reviewed data point, but rather a mere "anecdote". :wink:
You mean unlike the ones in the linked article? :P
Exactly like the ones in the article, except you didn’t post a photo. :)
Here you go, buddy. :mrgreen:

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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by Witness » Sat Jan 12, 2019 2:17 am

Some bars here have blue lights in the restroom – apparently it makes finding a vein to inject difficult. Dunno if that's efficient.

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Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:37 am

Never saw anything like that.

Probably illegal here due to handicap accessibility issues.
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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by xouper » Sat Jan 12, 2019 4:57 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
Sat Jan 12, 2019 12:42 am
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Is that a plastic straw in her Starbucks beverage?

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Re: Starbucks closed today and ...

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:09 am

Didn't you know?

Here in the Midwest we're still destroying The PlanetTM.

Yep. Even the Democrats. :wedgie:
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