I Don't Do Starbucks

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    No, Thank You.

    I drank my share of coffee in med school.This was before energy drinks. When you needed to stay awake coffee is the thing you guzzled.Cramming for an exam, on-call at the hospital, cutting your teeth in the emergency room?Coffee is what got you through.But, I don't do Starbucks...
    WildSpectrumArts WildSpectrumArts
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Aug 13, 2011


    SPARE me ....the aftertaste. I hate the way it tastes. Okay so i don't really drink coffee a lot, but the few things i have had from there are so disgusting. People just drink coffee from there for the icon, which is really really stupid. lol
    candiipup candiipup
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2008

    No Thanks

    Coffee is gross. No Starbucks for me. Ick!
    Melody08 Melody08
    18-21, F
    Mar 5, 2008

    I Like the Smell of Coffee But Cant Drink It

    I think coffee is overrated and I think people only drink starbucks because they think it is cool. I would not spend 5 to 7 dollars on a drink each morning. I don't like their silly crazy chippy smiles Also I don't like the scene.  The smell of coffee is ok but I can't drink...
    TheStray TheStray
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 18, 2008

    Too Much For Me

    I just have a hard time with the idea of paying upwards of 3.00 for a cup of coffee regardless of what they put in it.  
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    2 Responses Feb 9, 2009

    They claim to support our Troops

    but won't send them care packages because they do not support the war. What bull! Thank goodness for Dunkin' Donuts! They send Troops care packages monthly!
    AuntieShani AuntieShani
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jul 24, 2014

    Hey I Like Coffee,

    but I won't pay 3 bucks for a cup - I'll take a No Doz instead!
    deleted deleted
    Apr 18, 2009


    It's too expensive, and besides that, it's too strong.  I'll take a D&D coffee over a Starbucks one anyday. 
    Jaggie Jaggie
    Oct 8, 2007

    Not Going To Happen

    First of all, I don't like coffee...period. I don't like coffee flavored ice cream (yuck) or coffee flavored candy. So, I can't ever see myself heading into the place to spend maybe $3-$4 or more. I don't really even know the difference between things like latte, expresso or...
    ts92 ts92
    22-25, F
    1 Response Jul 9, 2012

    They're illuminati I wouldn't work

    for them, drink there crap, go into their stores none of that
    ADeepPerspective ADeepPerspective
    22-25, F
    Jan 8, 2014

    Me: Hi. Can I have a large- Starbucks Employee:

    You mean a venti? Me: Can we not ******* do this?
    deleted deleted
    Feb 16, 2014

    Not For Me

    I just refuse to spend that kind of money on a cup of coffee. OMG It's crazy to me! GGRR!
    mysplitpersonality mysplitpersonality
    36-40, F
    Oct 6, 2007

    i rarely drink coffee

    and when i do i am not driving somewhere to pay too much for it. if i do go there, it is only to force that hipster behind the counter to say "large ,medium or small". they hate that, but i refuse to leave until they do. then i cancel my order.
    xkmb xkmb
    1 Response Apr 22, 2015

    Starbucks Smells Bad

    I don't like coffee, I don't drink it. I do like tea and hot chocolate, though i prefer to buy them for a reasonable price, and that can't be done at a starbucks. But my biggest problem with starbucks is the smell. Most coffee smells great, even people who don't like coffee...
    AngelaDark AngelaDark
    31-35, F
    1 Response Nov 9, 2007

    What's the Point

    I have had it once (hot chocolate since I don't drink coffee) and I wasn't impressed. I think Swiss Miss is better and for the price of one cup at Starbucks I can get a whole box, possibly two. It's such a waste of money, but being a poor person maybe I can't appreciate the...
    DelightfulBabe08 DelightfulBabe08
    6 Responses Oct 9, 2008

    Too Pricey

    2 cups of suckingbucks will buy you one jar of instant and a box of sweetner so no more suckerbucks for me!
    deleted deleted
    Jan 22, 2012
    rainbowlivveh rainbowlivveh
    18-21, F
    Feb 4, 2014

    Must Add Water

    Starbucks coffee is just too strong.  It's like they use a cup of ground coffee for every cup of water.  It gives me an instant headache.  Since they don't have a water faucet at the little sugar and creamer bar I choose to not buy their prepared coffee at all...
    ozonecandy ozonecandy
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2009


    Absolutely disgusting!!! I ordered a Hazelnut hot chocolate about a year ago and it was gross. The other night i went for a coffee after a function with my bpss and another co worker. EEEEWWW! I said to my boss i always disliked Starbucks. She couldn't believe i didn't say...
    IntoxicatedDesire IntoxicatedDesire
    18-21, F
    Jun 11, 2008

    No Thank You

    I've tried it, was in need of coffee while driving on the turnpike and that's what was available.... it was the worse coffee I ever had, AND the most expensive!  I even bought it during prime breakfast hours so I know it was freshly made. I have no desire to go back again...
    Creamsicle Creamsicle
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Oct 12, 2008

    Too Broke

    I don't have anything against Starbucks....I just am running on a shoestring budget that doesn't allow for fancy coffee. I can scratch my Dunkin Donuts addiction, getting food and drink for less than most of the coffees at Starbucks.Not too hard to guess which one I'm going for...
    Plaid Plaid
    31-35, F
    1 Response Sep 18, 2011
    xlovelybutterflyx xlovelybutterflyx
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Sep 1, 2014


    I just don't see the big deal. You pay a bunch of money for a tiny cup of coffee that's too strong to drink, and everyone approves of you. I think Starbucks is extremely overrated, and people who talk about it constantly really get on my nerves. I just think that if you really...
    shadowxmagic shadowxmagic
    18-21, F
    May 22, 2008

    I Actually Work At One

    I don't "do" Starbucks, but I do work at one.  We don't get much bussiness at ours so I will make myself something to drink.  What I make I like and what I buy I hate (because no one makes it like I do).  Also, the size names are trying too hard.
    RogueBullet RogueBullet
    3 Responses Aug 13, 2008

    It's Overrated!

     Yes, they're consistant, and unlike what some might say, that's not a bad thing in my book. However, I don't think they're the be-all end-all of coffee.  I think there's way too many flavored drinks, their sizing names are inane, and the "ambiance" comes off...
    Quadrophenic Quadrophenic
    36-40, M
    Oct 9, 2007

    I Have No Reason

    There isn't a good reason to perpetuate the myth that $8 is acceptable for a single cup of coffee. If I want a different taste sensation that's coffee related, I go to Gloria Jean's for less than half that!  And it's better tasting coffee!
    debmichelle debmichelle
    1 Response May 31, 2008
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