Seahawk Guest Barista's at Starbucks Today 3-4pm

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  • Saw this on twitter feed just now. Apparently Pete and 8 seahawks are doing a charity drive by being guest baristas at local Starbucks from 3-4 pm today. Go say hi!

    http://www.starbucks.com/seattle/events/seahawks


    Come visit the Seahawks October 23 from 3-4 p.m. at one of these local Starbucks stores:

    1200 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109
    1420 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101
    1962 1st Ave S., Seattle, WA 98134
    4824 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle, WA 98118
    1717 NE 44th Street, Renton, WA 98056
    621 Rainier Avenue S., Renton, WA 98055
    15015 Main Street, Bellevue, WA 98007
    116 Lake Street, Kirkland, WA 98033
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  • Lol. What a dilemma for some people; SO much Starbucks hate, but SO much Seahawks love. what to do... what to do...
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  • Gawd, that means your drinks will be even slower. As hard as that is to imagine.

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  • CANHawk wrote:Lol. What a dilemma for some people; SO much Starbucks hate, but SO much Seahawks love. what to do... what to do...

    Simple. Go there and order a water.
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  • CANHawk wrote:Lol. What a dilemma for some people; SO much Starbucks hate, but SO much Seahawks love. what to do... what to do...

    Simple for me.
    Direct multiple profanities toward Howard Schultz. And let's not forget the accompanying obscene gestures.




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  • Have a t-shirt made and wear it in there.

    On the front : I Hate Starbucks!

    On the back : But, I Love the Seahawks!
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  • Is there a hatred for Starbux in Seattle?

    Please do tell - enquiring mind here. Not aware of how the locals feel in general but reading these posts makes me think that something is going on....

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  • I hate hate hate starbucks. sorry if this has ever happened to anyone, but whenever i'm nearby and i have to go #2, ill go to starbucks do that and not flush. I loved the sonics as much as the seahawks, and i'm still pretty butthurt...
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  • Showmeyourtd's wrote:I hate hate hate starbucks. sorry if this has ever happened to anyone, but whenever i'm nearby and i have to go #2, ill go to starbucks do that and not flush. I loved the sonics as much as the seahawks, and i'm still pretty butthurt...


    yeah except when you do that. You're not attacking Schultz who you really hate. You're making life miserable for the poor folks who just work there. Good Job.
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  • My take on Starbucks.

    Coffee..better than the typical crap MOST people make at home, and most importantly it's consistent, which is big for people who make routines out of their day to day lives.

    I don't like that Schultz sold the Super Sonics, but I won't hate on Starbucks for that reason.

    Honestly I see Starbucks as a local business that made it. All these local roasters that hate on Starbucks and hipsters bug me. Because honestly, it was because of Starbucks these local roasters this industry even really kicked off in the first place. If a lot of these local roasters had the opportunity to become the giant that Starbucks is, they would.

    I got no issue with Starbucks. Their HQ is here. So as far as I'm concerned it's a local business, and I'm happy to support it. If there is a better option around and I'm in the mood to sit down and really enjoy a quality cup of coffee, then I will go there. But all these places serve their purpose.

    p.s.

    Starbucks also sponsors the Hawks. So the times that I get a coffee from Starbucks, I'm glad to know that some portion (albeit a small one) of my money is going towards keeping a local seattlelite employed, the city of Seattle, and the Seahawks themselves. Where as if I go to a roaster like Stumptown (which does have much better coffee), I may be helping a local employee, but that's about it.
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  • ZagHawk,

    Those 2 posts are absolutely spot on. Nice work.
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  • I'm extremely close to two of those locations, but meh, not feeling the coffee today.
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  • CANHawk wrote:Lol. What a dilemma for some people; SO much Starbucks hate, but SO much Seahawks love. what to do... what to do...


    I don't drink coffee and Starbucks can die.
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  • In related news, if you need a decent place to park for a Seahawks game, the Starbucks parking garage is a good option.
    Covered spot, not too pricey, then a reasonably short walk through throngs of tailgaters to the stadium. It's also in a great location for quickly escaping Seattle after the game.
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  • Man I would love it if this was in Spokane. I don't mind starbucks and I love the Seahawks.
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  • GOD DAMN IT PETE
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  • Don't have a problem with Starbucks at all. Went there yesterday as a matter of fact.
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  • Throwdown wrote:GOD DAMN IT PETE


    Sorry bro. I'm sure that eats you up. Had to post it tho (wife said I had to), she pulled it off of FB.
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  • I'm not mad at you, I'm mad at everyone else involved ;)
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  • I would love for this to be in the shack after the event is over...
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  • I'm curious which Hawks were at which Starbucks. I can tell you Heath Farwell was at #6. Anyone else?
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  • Starbucks can kiss my ass. I'll never spend my money on a product of theirs
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  • gtcotcakya wrote:I'm curious which Hawks were at which Starbucks. I can tell you Heath Farwell was at #6. Anyone else?


    I'm interested in knowing too.
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  • Fuck Starbucks the tax dodging wankers.
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  • The only problem I have with Starbucks is I think they make mediocre coffee. Consistent, but not a great cup. Over roasted and generally over sweetened and uncreative.

    There are quite a few local roasters and brewers doing better work with better atmosphere to boot.

    I still drunk the stuff because it's everywhere and it's still better than your average roadside stand, but if. I'm seeking a great cup and a great place to talk or read, I'll go elsewhere.
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