Big Time Boycott

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Reasons for the boycott include (feel free to add your own!):
 
Reasons for the boycott include (feel free to add your own!):
* Nachos of extremely low quality
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# Nachos of extremely low quality
** More cheese on paper than on chips
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#* More cheese on paper than on chips
** Excessive sour cream, lack of other toppings
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#* Excessive sour cream, lack of other toppings
** Whole kidney beans mixed in with refried beans
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#* Whole kidney beans mixed in with refried beans
** Possibly assembled by a poorly trained monkey
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#* Possibly assembled by a poorly trained monkey
* Rickety tables
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# Rickety tables
** Difficult to move
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#* Difficult to move
** Tilty
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#* Tilty
* Refusal to serve alcohol to a 34-year old QERM student
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# Refusal to serve alcohol to a 34-year old QERM student
** Just days after her birthday
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#* Just days after her birthday
** (and the expiry of her driver's license)
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#* (and the expiry of her driver's license)
*** She could easily be mistaken as being under 30, but clearly not under 21.
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#** She could easily be mistaken as being under 30, but clearly not under 21.
* Bottle Hazard
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# Bottle Hazard
Big Time also has a HUGE collection of beer-bottles, none of which they actually sell, of course. And
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#*Big Time also has a HUGE collection of beer-bottles, none of which they actually sell, of course.  
they have replaced the shuffleboard underneath with more rickety tables and chairs. Are they waiting for  
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#*And they have replaced the shuffleboard underneath with more rickety tables and chairs.  
them to fall?  
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#*Are they waiting for them to fall?  
* Not Enough Variety
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# Not Enough Variety
the sheer arrogance of only selling their own brews, robbing us customers of a good old
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#*the sheer arrogance of only selling their own brews, robbing us customers of a good old Manny's, or Heineken, or PBR or Rainier. or MGD.  
Manny's, or Heineken, or PBR or Rainier. or MGD.  
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# Untimely Happy Hour
* Untimely Happy Hour
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#*Last I checked their Happy Hour was from 11:30 to 12:30. I appreciate that happy hours should begin early. But end so early too?
Last I checked their Happy Hour was from 11:30 to 12:30. I appreciate that happy hours should begin early. But end so early too?
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# Not enough money in the budget for pizza
* Not enough money in the budget for pizza
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#* Fresh cinnamon raisin bread far superior anyway
** Fresh cinnamon raisin bread far superior anyway
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# Many other more welcoming establishments nearby
* Many other more welcoming establishments nearby
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#* College Inn
** College Inn
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#* Shultzy's
** Shultzy's
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#* Kai's
** Kai's
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#* Ivar's
** Ivar's
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We stand together. And when we sit down to drink beer, we do that together too.
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'''We stand together. And when we sit down to drink beer, we do that together too.'''

Revision as of 16:24, 13 May 2010

With budget cuts and tuition hikes, strikes and boycotts have been popular topics on campus for most of the 2009-2010 school year. On May 12, 2010, a selection of QERM students resolved, in the spirit of standing up against injustice, to boycott Big Time Brewery, previously a popular destination following the spring seminar.

Reasons for the boycott include (feel free to add your own!):

  1. Nachos of extremely low quality
    • More cheese on paper than on chips
    • Excessive sour cream, lack of other toppings
    • Whole kidney beans mixed in with refried beans
    • Possibly assembled by a poorly trained monkey
  2. Rickety tables
    • Difficult to move
    • Tilty
  3. Refusal to serve alcohol to a 34-year old QERM student
    • Just days after her birthday
    • (and the expiry of her driver's license)
      • She could easily be mistaken as being under 30, but clearly not under 21.
  4. Bottle Hazard
    • Big Time also has a HUGE collection of beer-bottles, none of which they actually sell, of course.
    • And they have replaced the shuffleboard underneath with more rickety tables and chairs.
    • Are they waiting for them to fall?
  5. Not Enough Variety
    • the sheer arrogance of only selling their own brews, robbing us customers of a good old Manny's, or Heineken, or PBR or Rainier. or MGD.
  6. Untimely Happy Hour
    • Last I checked their Happy Hour was from 11:30 to 12:30. I appreciate that happy hours should begin early. But end so early too?
  7. Not enough money in the budget for pizza
    • Fresh cinnamon raisin bread far superior anyway
  8. Many other more welcoming establishments nearby
    • College Inn
    • Shultzy's
    • Kai's
    • Ivar's


We stand together. And when we sit down to drink beer, we do that together too.

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