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How to annoy English Majors

Discussion in 'Business, Careers & Education' started by thenanyu, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. Spaceman Spiff

    Spaceman Spiff Active Member

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    You should see them try to spell Mandingo ..... sometimes I use the name Rambo....but make sure they understand that its french...R-A-M-B-E-A-U-X

    That is simply awesome. I may have to use something similar.
     


  2. JapanAlex01

    JapanAlex01 Distinguished Member

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    Whenever I am at a Starbucks, and they ask for my name on the cup, I tell them it is Sparticus. A few bitchy girls have refused to write it though...

    [​IMG]


    Lol, that's hilarious! I might try that the next time I go! Got to think of a good name... *walks off, racking brain
     


  3. DerekS

    DerekS Guyliner

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    That is simply awesome. I may have to use something similar.

    it also works at which which. makes me chuckle every time they yell out..."I have a hot one for Rambeaux!"
     


  4. Mr. Clean

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    I generally order a "medium-size coffee" at Starbucks. I let them figure out the rest. [​IMG]
     


  5. rjakapeanut

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    I generally order a "medium-size coffee" at Starbucks. I let them figure out the rest. [​IMG]

    right. i don't mess with their screwy codenames.

    "just give me whatever your small is"
    "a tall?"
    "yeah sure, if that's your small."
     


  6. Douglas

    Douglas Stupid ass member

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    You should see them try to spell Mandingo ..... sometimes I use the name Rambo....but make sure they understand that its french...R-I-M-B-A-U-D

    [​IMG]
     


  7. javyn

    javyn Stylish Dinosaur

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    I can assure all of you Starbucks baristas HATE the names of the sizes more than the customers do. If they ever get caught referring to drinks as "small, large, etc." they get their asses handed to them.

    Yes, they are ordered to argue with customers over it even. They are not supposed to give you your drink until you acknowledge it's a Vinte or whatever rather than medium or large or whatever the fuck
     


  8. erictheobscure

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    You should see them try to spell Mandingo ..... sometimes I use the name Rambo....but make sure they understand that its french...R-A-M-B-E-A-U-X

    I hope you eventually run into a barista who informs you that the French spelling of "Rambo" is R-I-M-B-A-U-D.
     


  9. Spaceman Spiff

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    If they ever get caught referring to drinks as "small, large, etc." they get their asses handed to them.

    Yes, they are ordered to argue with customers over it even. They are not supposed to give you your drink until you acknowledge it's a Vinte or whatever rather than medium or large or whatever the fuck


    Where on earth do you live? I worked at Starbucks in high school and none of this was true at any of our stores.
     


  10. javyn

    javyn Stylish Dinosaur

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    Houston, TX. I never worked there but know tons who did. (and do).

    Also they all go calls and texts at 4 am so the store manager could chat them up about coffee. If they didn't respond, they got screamed at the next work day haha
     


  11. redcaimen

    redcaimen Bigtime

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    Where on earth do you live? I worked at Starbucks in high school and none of this was true at any of our stores.
    If you stick around you will learn that javyns imagination, eager to make some trivial point, frequently ignores inconvenient impediments like reality.
     


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    Remember to use cash though, sometimes they look at my card to get my name and don't ask me my name.
     


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    That's pretty amazing.
     


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    So every time I go into Starbucks I order a small, medium, or large just to see if they fuss about it. Usually they don't but it's funny when they do and I act like I've never heard of such a thing and why don't they just use small, medium, and large like the rest of the world. I work PT at a coffee shop, we also have 4 sizes. Personally, I think this is not worth the trouble. People understand 3 sizes. Small, medium, large. 3 sizes! Easy! But, I am not the boss.

    Yea, it's SO hard to figure out Starbucks' sizes.[​IMG]
     


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