Well Sammy, what did you expect? You go into a place that exists for people that want to be thought of as avant garde and socially superior, that has toney names for common counter people, and that serves over-cooked sock wash as an inside joke to prove that people will ingest anything if they think they are supposed to. If you want to feed your pretentious self-important image, keep going to SBUX and be willing to pay the price. If you want a good cup of coffee, try about anywhere else. Personally, I hope you keep going to SBUX. I count on your and others baa-baa mentality to boost the stock price.