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Old 06-28-2009, 02:07 PM
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Starbucks is taking over the world! Man, talk about global marketing and mass production in addition to wiping out all other mom and pop coffee shops. I'm starting to get a little nervous when I first saw this map on Wikipedia. I mean, in a way it's scarey. I remember my first trip to Europe, Coffee Bean was practically everywhere! I think if they keep growing, there is going to be little escape from this huge corporation. It's starting to become like Umbrella Corporation from Resident Evil or not dealing with healcare or pharmaceuticals. I hope I didn't speak too soon...Starbucks already has their own brand ice cream and film production company, Starbucks Entertainment! Dang...
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:51 PM
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But they started out with good intentions... power corrupts, eh? I can only imagine how laid back the 'Bucks in Saudi Arabia must be!
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Old 06-28-2009, 03:57 PM
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I know right? "One large grande--BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM! That's not nice I appologize to anyone that was offended.
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"You asked for a "skinny latte with legs" ???? That is a drink of the decadent whorish west!
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You forget. Starbucks is owned by Dr. Evil.
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Wal-mart has plans to take over the world too. Their business model prepared for the construction of a new Wal-mart store no more than 20 miles apart throughout the populated regions of the US.
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I know, they are everywhere!! Trouble is I can't pass one without getting a Venti Caramel Hot Chocolate!!
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I know, they are everywhere!! Trouble is I can't pass one without getting a Venti Caramel Hot Chocolate!!
Or a venti hot white chocolate mocha with soy. $5.50, for goodness sakes!

Maybe this article was accurate:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/28657
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Yeah, well, at one time it seemed like AOL was going to be the biggest ISP on the planet too...
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