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Tim Horton's Coffee in Afghanistan

Discussion in 'Band of Glockers' started by isuzu, May 9, 2006.

  1. isuzu

    isuzu

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    Saw a news last week about Canadian soldiers missing the much sought after coffee shop in Canada, Tim Horton's Coffee (and donuts).

    Tim Hortons have decided to open an outlet at the Canadian Forces base, and Tim Hortons employees must pass a training conducted by the Canadian Forces in order to be assigned in Afghanistan. Training includes what to do in an attack and wearing gas masks.

    www.timhortons.com
     
  2. krinkov

    krinkov Shutter Maniac

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    ...and i suppose wearing a gas mask will shield them from flying shrapnel and incoming fire...:upeyes:
     


  3. colsankey

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    Some traininings better than no training.

    If they were going to make them into uber mall ninja's, they might as well give them decent pay, forget about the coffee and put them in a combat unit.
     
  4. Allegra

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    sa nerve agents
     
  5. krinkov

    krinkov Shutter Maniac

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    well, if they can't fight with a firearm then might as well defend themselves with strong coffee!!!


    then they get coffee nerves...
     
  6. PMMA97

    PMMA97 MNSAmessdetail

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    Next thing you know Krispy Kremes will be in Kabul :)
     
  7. horge

    horge -=-=-=-=- Lifetime Member

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    Ahhh.... Krispy Kreme.
    Buti na lang, Gonuts Donuts comes somewhat close
    (when still warm), or I'd be a basket case by now.

    Hold on... I'm a basket case anyway.
    But a basket case with a dozen good donuts!
    :)
     
  8. Eye Cutter

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    krispy kreme donuts ang bilin ng lahat ng mga pamangkin namin sa brother ko when he gets back from Calif! hahaha!
     
  9. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Puede na rin yung Gonuts pero iba talaga yung Krispy Kreme. Meron din nga ako tshirt na krispy kreme eh. :supergrin:

    Who has the best coffee here locally ba? Parang na-a-addict na kasi ako sa coffee ngayon. :supergrin:
     
  10. krinkov

    krinkov Shutter Maniac

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    hmmm...that's a tough but subjective question. i personally don't go for any of the coffee bars whether starbukols, siokoy's beast or pigarong. i do get my fill of caffeine in my line of work but coffee bars can't seem to fill that need. i'd rather go to the nearest sidewalk "turo-turo" where the coffee has that genuine flavor(enriched with sidewalk "splatter" and lots of "evap") 24-hours pa!!!at hindi bawal ang NO SMOKING!!!!)
     
  11. Allegra

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    kung basic black na hindi presyong ginto, then figaro sakin
    rose and grace restos 25p batangas brews are also good
     
  12. Eye Cutter

    Eye Cutter Moderator

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    figaro's blend is excellent but their pastries suck!
     
  13. PMMA97

    PMMA97 MNSAmessdetail

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    Mocha Blends from Australia (SBMA) serves good coffee. I just don't know if they have outlets in other areas.
     
  14. 9MX

    9MX Rei!

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    wala pa ring tatalo sa burger machine:clown:
     
  15. Allegra

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    di kasi ako nakain ng pastries eh :)di nakakabusog

    kung ako get a french press nalang , sa sosyal na groceries meron malaki at mura ( bought mine sa uniwide 99p lang )
    Then have your fave blend ground sa coffee shop at sa bahay/office nalang magtimpla ng kape. You have to store it sa freezer o sa vacuum container or aasim


    edited- sosyal dito ang uniwide nyahaha
     
  16. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    O sige, ano ang pinakamasarap na 3-in-1? :supergrin:
     
  17. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Kapeng barako :drool:, papabili na lang ako sa palengke. :supergrin:
     
  18. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Wag na pastries, ok na sa akin yung pandecoco, kabayan, kalihim, piyanono, etc. :supergrin:
     
  19. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Madami rin Mocha Blends dito sa metro manila. :) Masarap yung rice meals nila, meron pa libreng kape.
     
  20. batangueno

    batangueno Shock Resist

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    Bumili wife ko ng french press, hindi ko pa nga lang nagagamit.:)