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Points for Starbucks

February 23rd, 2007 at 10:01 pm

I rarely go and buy a coffee out thee days (other than from the cafeteria at work when it is apparent that it is is one of those days when one must have another cup of coffee to make it til noon.

Today I went into starbucks and got a "1% cinnamon dolce latte, no whipped, sugar free syrup". A very nice treat - well other than for my pocket book. Ouch.. those are expensive when you consider they are a cup or two of milk and some syrup.

What gave starbucks points today was that I found out they offer free wireless internet here in Canada. Not sure how new it is. But Canada is a few years behind the US when it comes to free internet access.

Canadian coffee house chains take note. I'd frequent your coffee houses but you gouge me for internet access; one place is approximately $8 an hour. Ouch. So if you are wondering why I'm not there come see me at starbucks where they let me buy a plain coffee and sit and surf..

And the sad thing is - I don't even (other than this one drink) like Starbucks' coffee all that much.

1 Responses to “Points for Starbucks”

  1. LdyFaile Says:

    Wow. In the US you have to pay for wireless at Starbucks they're partnered with TMobile. Unless of course the Starbucks happens to be near a free wireless area...

    I love those drinks but dont' have them often or sugar free since they use Splenda or sucralose and my body rejects that. Frown

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