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    ... condemning British foreign policy, war, genocide, tax dodging uk companies, etc and then wanting to go in Starbucks afterwards?? People in my group got into a hissy fit with me because I told them there's no way in hell i'm going to buy poor quality coffee from Starbucks after years and years of boycotting them and then explained why I do, etc.

    They then got all frustrated and annoyed that I didn't want to go in and offered to go into McDonalds next door instead :rolleyes::rolleyes:. I gave up and went across the road for some greasy chips from some back alley takeaway (they were nice though)


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    Am I the only one who doesn't get this? :confused:

    So, you're going to boycott Starbucks by going to McDonalds?
    I'm sure their sales are good enough to handle one less person...
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    I used to be a communist, but to be honest I quite like McDonalds and Coca-Cola...
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    (Original post by DH-Biker)
    Am I the only one who doesn't get this? :confused:

    So, you're going to boycott Starbucks by going to McDonalds?
    I'm sure their sales are good enough to handle one less person...
    No I didn't go into Maccy Ds at all. They suggested.
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    (Original post by jblackmoustache)
    ... condemning British foreign policy, war, genocide, tax dodging uk companies, etc and then wanting to go in Starbucks afterwards?? People in my group got into a hissy fit with me because I told them there's no way in hell i'm going to buy poor quality coffee from Starbucks after years and years of boycotting them and then explained why I do, etc.

    They then got all frustrated and annoyed that I didn't want to go in and offered to go into McDonalds next door instead. I gave up and went accross the road for some greasy chips from some back alley takeaway


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    And why do you?
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    (Original post by jblackmoustache)
    No I didn't go into Maccy Ds at all. They suggested.
    So, you're boycotting Starbucks by thinking of going elsewhere?

    Nope, this seems ridiculous... :cool:
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    (Original post by jblackmoustache)
    No I didn't go into Maccy Ds at all. They suggested.
    Don't lie.

    You know you just wanted a cheeseburger. :sexface:


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    (Original post by DH-Biker)
    So, you're boycotting Starbucks by thinking of going elsewhere?

    Nope, this seems ridiculous... :cool:
    No I actually went somewhere else.
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    I can understand not wanting to drink the overpriced and rubbishy coffee at starbucks but it sounds like you've got a deeper objection... what's the beef?
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    (Original post by Joinedup)
    I can understand not wanting to drink the overpriced and rubbishy coffee at starbucks but it sounds like you've got a deeper objection... what's the beef?
    Type in Starbucks and Zionism in a search engine.
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    Protests for a lot of (young) people are just about having fun and trashing things.
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    (Original post by jblackmoustache)
    Type in Starbucks and Zionism in a search engine.
    Sorry to double post but do you believe in the illuminati as well by any chance?
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    (Original post by -Invidious-)
    Protests for a lot of (young) people are just about having fun and trashing things.
    WOOOO mindless assumptions about peoples motives WWWOOOOOO!
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    (Original post by jblackmoustache)
    Type in Starbucks and Zionism in a search engine.
    yeah and I got someone telling me it was a hoax

    http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/da..._antiZionists/

    There used to be a conspiracy theory that PEPSI was a acronym for Passing Every Penny to the State of Israel - but that seems to have fallen by the wayside.
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    I go to protests about things that are important to ME.
    If I'd been to a protest that actually had something to do with starbucks, then I wouldn't go there... But if I'm at a protest about war or taxes (which are also on your list), then going to starbucks really isn't hypocritical at all.
    Btw, I don't ever go to Starbucks...
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    If you protest then you should boycott all major international companies, starbucks, maccies etc.
    The local chip shop is the best idea.
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    extended march. free excercise
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    (Original post by shadow99)
    If you protest then you should boycott all major international companies, starbucks, maccies etc.
    The local chip shop is the best idea.
    If you protest at all, or just if you protest against those things?
 
 
 
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