How do you ask for coffee?

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  1. ThankQ

    ThankQ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Do you say...

    "I'd like a coffee."

    or

    "I'd like some coffee."

    or

    "I'd like a cup of coffee."

    or

    "Give me the fucking pot then scoot!"

    or

    Some other way?


    I'm an "a coffee" person myself.
     
  2. Lumi

    Lumi Captain Captain

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    I don't. I can't drink it. :(

    I can't handle caffeine.
     
  3. ThankQ

    ThankQ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Probably that weak Canadian constitution.


    *runs quickly away*

    :p

    *keeps running*
     
  4. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Ask?!



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  5. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    In the breakroom in my store: "Outta my way!"

    In the Starbucks inside my store: (Nothing) <-- they already know the kind of drink I like

    In any other Starbucks: "Triple venti mocha, no whip"
     
  6. Gov Kodos

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    In Korean. Translated, essentially, Give me a coffee.
     
  7. Amaris

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    <walk up to counter>
    "I would like a cup of coffee, please, medium."
    <gives money, receives change>
    "Thank you."
    <receives coffee>
    "Thank you very much. Have a nice day."
     
  8. teacake

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    Actually I am one of those pains in the ass that has to give detailed instructions to the barista.
     
  9. Gov Kodos

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    At least you can get good coffee now, once was the only good coffee you could get in Seoul was from those vending machines that mixed the dry goods and water for you.
     
  10. An Officer

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    I'd like a venti white cafe mocha, whole milk, extra hot, please...
     
  11. ThankQ

    ThankQ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Why are you ordering coffee from a clairvoyant?
     
  12. Lumi

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    :scream:

    It's good you kept running! Though, I run a lot... I'm pretty fast.

    :p
     
  13. Canadave

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    Bam!

    And I usually say something like: "Could I get a black medium roast, please?"
     
  14. Mr. Laser Beam

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    I only go to Starbucks for the mocha I like to drink. If I am ever drinking regular coffee, it's either in the breakroom (free) or when I'm eating lunch someplace else.
     
  15. Maestro

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    I usually brew a pot at home or drink from the company pot at work. No "asking" required, although I have been known to signal to my family and/or colleagues my intentions by tapping the inside of my left elbow.

    Otherwise, when I do order coffee, the exchange is, "What would you like, sir?"
    Me: "Just coffee, please."
    B: "Cream? Sugar?"
    Me: "Just black, please."

    Pretty simple.
     
  16. ThankQ

    ThankQ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I like my coffee like I like my women. With a spoon in them!
     
  17. Amaris

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    *rimshot*
     
  18. ThankQ

    ThankQ Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    At least somebody gets my humor :)
     
  19. scotpens

    scotpens Professional Geek Premium Member

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    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tYLb3teB14[/yt]
     
  20. Amaris

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    I like your humor. :D