/ Please could the cafe at Outside gets some Redbush tea.
I like it and it`s a good decaff alternative, and the lass in outside said people keep asking for it. Box 60 of redbush teabags, maybe £1, cup of specialist LOL tea at outside £1,20, maybe I will take a flask.
This doesn't seem like a very efficient way of putting the question to them. Have you tried talking to them direct?
Me "do you sell Redbush"
Girl serving "No"
Me "it`s very popular, you know climbers are into decaff"
Girl serving " Oh yes we get asked for it often"
and I have been asking there and at the Pool for over a year.
Insanity, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
Social Media is the way ahead, which I am using.
Rooibos? Yes, if you like boiled sticks.
No it's not. My Mrs drinks it all the time. You can make your own by adding boiling water to a handful of soil.
And its not tea.
Interesting tack, I wish you luck. In the past I've seen online campaigns on here about routesetting and entry procedures at walls, customer service at shops, returns to gear manufacturers. Some of these have been quite successful demonstrations of people-power, but whether choice of tea will get the same sort of ground-swell will be interesting to see!
PS - talking to front-line staff is rarely productive. They don't care, they just want to get to the end of their shift. Email the management and you might get somewhere.
No they're not ! full caffeine buzz all the way
Exactly who have you asked ? anyone with any say whatsover in the purchasing policy ? because I bet the girl serving your tea has as much influence as I've got.
If it really means that much to you then yes, I would say that is the least you ought to do. If it isn't important enough to be bothered telling the only person who could do something about it then why should Outside bother scouring websites to find out someone's preference for South African hedge clippings.
well I would avoid personal if by that you mean home/own mobile but if you are bothered enough to be starting a social media campaign actually speaking to a senior bod first would make sense.
> and I have been asking there and at the Pool for over a year.
> Insanity, doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result.
> Social Media is the way ahead, which I am using.
And you think that a thread that'll have at most half a days prominence on a forum that the manager might not read is a better option. Hmmmm - I think maybe next time you're in you should ask to speak to the manager.
More importantly though, stop being a fanny and just drink coffee. Preferably with an extra shot.
So you think no one at Outside looks at Rocktalk, I would consider that quite insulting to Outside. Maybe they think it`s a good idea and a box of Redbush has been purchased or maybe they think I am a cock, but believe me I bet this thread has been discussed at outside. My work here is done, Adiós Amigos.
Maybe it has convinced the manager at Outside to never under any circumstances stock redbush tea...
> So you think no one at Outside looks at Rocktalk, I would consider that quite insulting to Outside.
So basically: you've done the minimum necessary to make you feel that you've done something, so that you can then feel justified in your negative opinion of the Outside cafe?
I suppose if we keep critiquing your approach here, it should at least keep the thread visible and increase the chances of it being spotted by someone able to do something about it...
Why would they ;o)
Negative opinion? I have got Outside a shed load of free publicity, I buy there regular, and you think on a busy Sunday morning I should have asked to see the Manager over a T Bag, this is all a light hearted way of me getting my Redbush on a Saturday and Sunday morning in Outside.
Next time I shall pop my monocle in and tell the Gel I demand to speak to someone in authority as the Redbush situation is unspeakable.
Your cause needs an online petition and its own facebook page. People power will speak!
Redbush is arse, they're doing you a favour :)
Would that not be like taking single malt into the pub and asking for a glass and water on the side.
We had stopped stocking it due to lack of demand, but as it seems there is now some demand, we're happy to give it another try. Our cafe manager has said he will add some to his next order, so you should be able to get your preferred cuppa next time you're in.
Thanks for the regular visits; we look forward to seeing you soon.
The awesome power of internet mithering at work.
After you've resolved the great tea-bag controversy, if you're not too knackered, could you mend your webcam please? :o)
> More importantly though, stop being a fanny and just drink coffee. Preferably with an extra shot.
next time your in there get yourself a full mug of man the f*ck up.
Great stuff, thanks a lot :-)
I believe MTFU comes in bags now too.
sjc: You're welcome!
hahaha you may be right!!!!
> Me "it`s very popular, you know climbers are into decaff"
Strange thing to say. Are climbers any more or less into decaff (or into anything else for that matter, apart from climbing) than any other group?
Redbush = From the cup of Geri Halliwell?
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