From: Rumple (semi-influential legal blogger)
To: CEO's Corporations
RE: Just stop it
The Scene: Burger Fi (we like it green-style with the lettuce replacing the bun)
R: I'll have the burger, green style, with onions, and tomatoes.
Counter person: Ok, burger with onions and tomato, green style. Would you like mushrooms with that?
Counterperson: French fries?
Counterperson: A shake?
R: Just stop. I have spent a moment reviewing the menu. I can read. I didn't walk in here and order and forget french fries or a shake.
Enough already with the ridiculous up-selling. Not one time has anyone offered us french fries and have we said "OMG thank you so much. I totally forgot to order french fries."
This up-selling demeans your workers and it causes us resentment and makes us less likely to return. And it wastes our time. Thirty years ago cars salesmen were trying to sell us floor mats and undercoating. Today Starbucks won't sell us a small cup of coffee without informing us that for thirty cents more we can get a vente.
Really? We're already paying five bucks for a cup of coffee. Do you think we ordered the small because we didn't want to pay the extra quarter?
Just stop it.
The Belmont is a mile and half. The test of champions. The long race standing between a good horse and a horse for the ages. Affirmed and Alydar battled it out in a classic stretch run in 1978 before Affirmed stuck out a nose and won the triple crown. No horse has done it since.
And none have done it better than the legendary Secretariat who ran it in a record 2:24. a record that stands today and which broke the prior record by over two seconds. As you will see, Secretariat was so dominant that the camera had to pan back to get the rest of the field in the picture.
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