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  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: Self-service at grocery stores isn't so convenient for Elizabeth and me. We bring in lots of tote bags and… Jun 21, 11:40
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: I sometimes think of asking these advocates of high minimum wages how they plan to require that those employees' labor… Jun 21, 10:37
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: I've enountered those table terminals elsewhere as well, though I preferred not to use them. Jun 21, 10:35
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: Some places, such as New Jersey, kept up full-service longer simply by requiring it. But that was a few… Jun 21, 10:34
  • Kung Fu Zu on Hot Coffee: Ah yes, the 1960's. I started mowing lawns when I was 12 years old. I also worked… Jun 21, 10:02
  • Kung Fu Zu on Hot Coffee: The oil companies were the pathfinders on self-service. I believe all of us at ST are old enough to remember… Jun 21, 09:58
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: Whenever I go to Winco (the local mega-grocery store), I use self-serve. This is so because there is no full-serve… Jun 21, 09:34
  • Steve Lancaster on Hot Coffee: Darden restaurants, Olive Garden and Red Lobster, have wireless terminals at the table. They still employe servers to take orders… Jun 21, 09:29
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: This makes sense. Here’s a mildly amusing parody of coffee. Jun 21, 09:23
  • Steve Lancaster on Hot Coffee: Back in the Stone Age 1960s just out of high school one of my first jobs was at McDonalds. I… Jun 21, 09:20
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: McDonald’s had a newfangled touchscreen self-serve drink dispenser (for carbonated beverages). The interface was not particularly user-friendly but I get… Jun 21, 09:03
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: A SNL parody of Starbucks. I didn't find this particularly funny. Nor does it address the current controversy. SNL are… Jun 21, 08:48
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: Not surprisingly, I prefer dealing with real people. That way I don't have to figure out how to work… Jun 21, 08:40
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: Thanks for your thoughtful analysis, Steve, of the self-serve kiosk situation. Frankly, I can get used to them very quickly… Jun 21, 08:30
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: Obviously the selection at McDonald’s isn’t as extensive. For example, they have no decaf anything. And obviously McDonald’s is another… Jun 21, 08:13
  • Steve Lancaster on Hot Coffee: Many QSR, quick service restaurants, will be installing kiosks for ordering in the near future. there are two excellent reasons.… Jun 21, 00:13
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: I've never had coffee at MacDonald's (or anywhere else -- my beverage at every meal at St. Matthews Healthcare is… Jun 20, 22:16
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: Pat will be pleased to hear today that I have completed my separation with the evil corporation known as Starbucks.… Jun 20, 21:54
  • Timothy Lane on Review: Star Trek — The Naked Time: Good choices. They certainly wouldn't want to pick the Eden that the space hippies found, and they wouldn't want… Jun 20, 15:19
  • Kung Fu Zu on What We Are Really Up Against: Great minds think alike. I think most people are simply too timid to stand up and be counted. Leaders are… Jun 20, 14:53
  • Brad Nelson on Review: Star Trek — The Naked Time: A lot of people at IMDB are critical of “Wolf in the Fold” as in: Who knew that the… Jun 20, 14:28
  • Brad Nelson on What We Are Really Up Against: Was StubbornThings left off that list? We must try harder. Jun 20, 14:03
  • Timothy Lane on What We Are Really Up Against: One victim having the nerve to do that -- and winning. Jun 20, 13:42
  • Timothy Lane on Sharpe’s Tiger: Wellington's comment on the battle afterwards was, "If Boney had been there, we should have been beat." Fortunately, he… Jun 20, 13:42
  • Timothy Lane on Review: Star Trek — The Naked Time: Naturally, that one was written by Robert Bloch. A nice episode, with as good an explanation as any for… Jun 20, 13:39
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: As Hamlet says of Claudius, "A man can smile, and smile, and be a villain." Rex Stout recycled the… Jun 20, 13:37
  • Kung Fu Zu on What We Are Really Up Against: Looks like others have finally figured out how to fight the left. https://pjmedia.com/trending/about-60-organizations-are-considering-a-lawsuit-against-the-splc-following-3m-nawaz-settlement/… Jun 20, 11:47
  • Kung Fu Zu on Sharpe’s Tiger: "Sharpe's Battle" is the 12th in the Sharpe novel series. The book covers a few days… Jun 20, 11:28
  • Brad Nelson on Review: Star Trek — The Naked Time: One of the best Star Trek episodes is “Wolf in the Fold.” I watched that last night on the free… Jun 20, 10:03
  • Brad Nelson on Hot Coffee: One oddity is that they apparently have 8000 stores that underwent the racial re-education camps, but 14,000 stores — so… Jun 20, 09:04
  • Kung Fu Zu on Hot Coffee: There is a licensee Starbucks at our local Tom Thumb. They did not have to go through the nonsense of… Jun 20, 09:01
  • Brad Nelson on A Trip to the Track: Yes, this particular blackmailer sometimes gave the option of the blackmailee to quit their bad behavior. But mostly it sounded… Jun 20, 08:52
  • Timothy Lane on Hot Coffee: There's an interesting article on Starbucks at Hot Air today. It seems they're closing 150 stores over the next… Jun 20, 08:06
  • Timothy Lane on A Trip to the Track: Ah, then that is the one I remember. He also would demand that the recreants stop misbehaving. The… Jun 19, 12:09
  • Brad Nelson on A Trip to the Track: The blackmailer in "Reflex" generally demanded that people donate to the Jockey Relief Fund. He was a blackmailer with high… Jun 19, 11:00
  • Timothy Lane on A Trip to the Track: This doesn't sound familiar. I do remember a Francis novel about a blackmailer of sorts who was murdered.… Jun 19, 10:29
  • Brad Nelson on A Trip to the Track: I finished Dick Francis’ Reflex last night. It held up until about 80% into it and then it gave signs… Jun 19, 09:05
  • Timothy Lane on TV Series Review: Fauda: But not through military conquest, as usually happens when some country won't defend itself. In this case, we're talking… Jun 18, 20:42
  • Timothy Lane on Where is Mark Steyn?: She was, to a guy named Frank O'Connor. She also had a long, very Randian affair with one of… Jun 18, 20:32
  • Kung Fu Zu on TV Series Review: Fauda: Consider that God Almighty first apparently chose the Jews to bring us out of our devolved animalism to something higher.… Jun 18, 20:23
  • Brad Nelson on TV Series Review: Fauda: Consider that God Almighty first apparently chose the Jews to bring us out of our devolved animalism to something higher.… Jun 18, 20:10
  • Brad Nelson on Where is Mark Steyn?: Rands defense of the morality of the market is perhaps unmatched. Jun 18, 20:04
  • Brad Nelson on It’s official. Catholicism = socialism: Even Ed Morrissey at Hot Air seemed surprise that the Pope may actually be Catholic. Hahahah. A little… Jun 18, 20:02
  • Kung Fu Zu on It’s official. Catholicism = socialism: There still are miracles!!! Jun 18, 19:59
  • Brad Nelson on It’s official. Catholicism = socialism: Filling the coffers of the church for the poor is a good thing, but when that same filling is more… Jun 18, 19:59
  • Kung Fu Zu on Where is Mark Steyn?: Was Rand married? Jun 18, 19:58
  • Timothy Lane on It’s official. Catholicism = socialism: Thinking of uncertainty, the Peron Pope pulled a big surprise today: He actually defended Catholic doctrine on abortion, comparing… Jun 18, 19:39
  • Kung Fu Zu on It’s official. Catholicism = socialism: Quote #2 is especially with you in mind. Thanks for the thought. Life… Jun 18, 19:21
  • Timothy Lane on TV Series Review: Fauda: Of course, a lot of elites don't want Israel to be a nation-state. That isn't so good for the… Jun 18, 19:13
  • Kung Fu Zu on TV Series Review: Fauda: Here is an interesting letter in response to an article at Takimag. There is an underlying problematic… Jun 18, 18:58