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Chthonic asks: What's the naughtiest thing a boss has ever asked you to do? And did you do it? Or perhaps you are the boss and would like to confess.

(, Thu 7 Jul 2011, 13:36)
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...and another...
When I was at school I had a weekend job working for Compass, serving fast food in the food hall of the Glades shopping centre. We were told to "sell up" obviously. However we were also told that when anyone ordered a coffee we were to ask "Would you like that in a cup or a mug?"

Some customers wouldn't realise they would be charged more for a mug of coffee as opposed to a cup. But even the customers who did notice thought they were paying more for more coffee. But they both held the same amount of coffee.

I said it once to an old lady, felt bad about it immediately and never did it again. Except to twats of course.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 17:19, 14 replies)
I've heard similar allegations about Costa, from someone who used to work there.
The story is that there isn't any more coffee in the swimming pool-sized mug than in its smaller brethren. However, I've not taken a measuring jug with me (and I prefer to drink coffee, not swim in it) so I can't vouch for the veracity of the claims.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 17:42, closed)
costa ? coffee?
in the same conversation?
they sell brown murky shite not coffee now if you want proper coffee ,
simply find a cevert and fill with hot but not boiling water then using the tail as a handle and a plug simply stuff the tail up the arse for 5 mins and when ready pour the contents out and enjoy. *

*maybe bullshit
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 18:09, closed)
Not bullshit.

I've had civet coffee. It's very nice, but not enough to justify its overinflated price.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 18:20, closed)
enough said
cats arse my mouth?
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 20:04, closed)
They changed it from Costa Coffee to just Costa because wags like me went around saying "Costa Coffee? EXTORTIONATE!!!"

(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 22:08, closed)

(, Wed 13 Jul 2011, 11:32, closed)
Don't you just get more milk?
Unless you ask for extra shots of espresso, I suppose (doing this in Starbucks will get you funny looks, as you are exposing the fact that they are a milk bar, not a coffee shop).
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 20:05, closed)
Do I look like I've got special needs?
What kind of mong has milk in his coffee? I take it strong and black.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 22:04, closed)
Like my men

(, Wed 13 Jul 2011, 3:01, closed)
Reminds me of a bar job I had
We did two different sizes in coffee, medium and large. Management asked us to offer them as 'small or medium'. When asked pretty much everyone went 'medium' and were upsold coffee without realizing it.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 20:17, closed)
You can't have Medium and Large, without having Small,
nor can you have Small and Medium, without having a large.

Big or Small would be the correct options, surely? Marketing really is a load of wank.
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 21:52, closed)
If a short psychic criminal escapes then you have a small medium at large.

(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 22:05, closed)
There were small cups
they were just never put out
(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 22:16, closed)
26a sort of size?

(, Tue 12 Jul 2011, 22:47, closed)

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