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Old 04-19-2013, 12:06 AM   #1
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Walls go up at Epcot's Fountain View Cafe to make way for new Starbucks

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Old 04-19-2013, 12:49 AM   #2
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Awwwww.... makes me kinda sad as we always loved to grab a scoop or a sundae and watch the foutains from the seating area!

Won't seem the same sippin' a Frappuccino
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Old 04-19-2013, 02:44 AM   #3
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I do not understand this move. I have never been here when the place was not packed. Just like the Main Street Bakery. Why fix something that isn't broken?
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I do not understand this move. I have never been here when the place was not packed. Just like the Main Street Bakery. Why fix something that isn't broken?
because they can outsource the labor and still make money...and starbucks has happier employees...because they are better paid and get an occasional raise.

So there you go - winner, winner, chicken dinner
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because they can outsource the labor and still make money...and starbucks has happier employees...because they are better paid and get an occasional raise.

So there you go - winner, winner, chicken dinner



Funny....the Starbucks I go to are not happier, have a large turnover in employees, so I don't think things are all the great working there

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because they can outsource the labor and still make money...and starbucks has happier employees...because they are better paid and get an occasional raise.

So there you go - winner, winner, chicken dinner
They aren't outsourcing the labor, its still disney cast members. And in the case of main street they're still going to sell the normal main street pastries, just with starbucks coffee.
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They aren't outsourcing the labor, its still disney cast members. And in the case of main street they're still going to sell the normal main street pastries, just with starbucks coffee.
I thought they weren't selling the cinnamon rolls, and that's why they now appear at Gaston's Tavern?
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They aren't outsourcing the labor, its still disney cast members. And in the case of main street they're still going to sell the normal main street pastries, just with starbucks coffee.
Main Street Bakery will NOT be selling its "NORMAL" pastries with a Starbucks on the side.
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because they can outsource the labor and still make money...and starbucks has happier employees...because they are better paid and get an occasional raise.

So there you go - winner, winner, chicken dinner
I wish someone would tell that to the girls who worked at the one I always went to in DC. Every morning, line of not-so-grumpy out the door, only to meet faces that looked like they were just being paid to sit there and pout at the front
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I wish someone would tell that to the girls who worked at the one I always went to in DC. Every morning, line of not-so-grumpy out the door, only to meet faces that looked like they were just being paid to sit there and pout at the front
Well...within reason
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Awwwww.... makes me kinda sad as we always loved to grab a scoop or a sundae and watch the foutains from the seating area!

Won't seem the same sippin' a Frappuccino
Well it couldn't have been "always" because it used to be Fountaiview Espresso and Bakery before it was an Edy's ice cream place.

Why wasn't anyone bothered by it being Edy's ice cream and not Disneys own brand?
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Instead of replacing things with Starbucks especially in MK just give Starbucks its own new building so we don't have to take away from other things.

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I don't get the whole appeal of Starbucks. They overroast their beans then brew them in water that is too hot. The result is burnt coffee that is worse than most gas stations I've ever been to.
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I don't get the whole appeal of Starbucks. They overroast their beans then brew them in water that is too hot. The result is burnt coffee that is worse than most gas stations I've ever been to.
It's more about the specialty drinks than regular coffee I have never gotten a regular coffee from there but have gotten plenty of other drinks

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It's more about the specialty drinks than regular coffee I have never gotten a regular coffee from there but have gotten plenty of other drinks

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agree...

starbucks has never been about slingin' joe...

its the specialty drinks and the urban/coffeehouse environment that made starbucks big...

i like the strong starbucks beans...coffee by definition doesn't "taste good"...its basically a form of near IV caffeine...so if you're gonna drink it - might as well make it strong...

but the point is that if you simply want a cup o joe...go to your gas station or dunkin sewage water...starbucks is the wrong place
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