Starbucks in Yosemite

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Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by maverick » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:16 pm

Yea or Nay say you? Or you don't care?

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by Dave_Ayers » Fri Jan 05, 2018 5:27 pm

I'll save my powder for intrusions like the radio tower atop Mt. Hoffman, dams in the Minarets area, Mono Lake diversions, and other issues that are orders of magnitude more important to me.

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by LMBSGV » Fri Jan 05, 2018 10:22 pm

I have to agree with Dave, There are a lot of bigger issues we have to worry about, especially now with the Trump administation. However, I wonder about Lisa Cesaro and her belief that a Starbucks will "enhance the visitor experience." What else does she have in mind? I don't want or need Aramark to "enhance" my experience. Yosemite does not need enhancement.

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by markskor » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:48 am

Would I have to wear a barista uniform?
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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by rlown » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:28 am

LMBSGV wrote:I have to agree with Dave, There are a lot of bigger issues we have to worry about, especially now with the Trump administation. However, I wonder about Lisa Cesaro and her belief that a Starbucks will "enhance the visitor experience." What else does she have in mind? I don't want or need Aramark to "enhance" my experience. Yosemite does not need enhancement.
Maybe a complimentary coffee with every wilderness permit check-in?

I had thoughts of a zip line from the diving board on HD down to the Ahwahnee? Maybe a bed of nails at the bottom and if you survive, a free cup of Starbucks?

Mark will look good in his barista costume if he can get coffee lingo down.. :p

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by The Other Tom » Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:34 am

markskor wrote:Would I have to wear a barista uniform?
Yes, but people will have to pay extra to see that!

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by robow8 » Sat Jan 06, 2018 8:19 am

The Other Tom wrote:
markskor wrote:Would I have to wear a barista uniform?
Yes, but people will have to pay extra to see that!
Or maybe pay extra to NOT see that! [ :eek:

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by oldranger » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:59 am

Look at it this way--one more line that you don't have to get in that will divert people away from other places in the park that you want to visit!
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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by LMBSGV » Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:03 am

Maybe a complimentary coffee with every wilderness permit check-in?
I'd prefer a complimentary cold beer at the end of the trip. ;)

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Re: Starbucks in Yosemite

Post by Snowtrout » Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:25 pm

I see it as a non issue. Like others, bigger issues worth people's time: how is getting the original names back campaign going? :whistle:

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