Tag Archives: coffee

Choco Bueller’s Day Off

10 Jun

You might ask yourself… Why Pkitass? Why?? Why do you take so many chances and try to get free coffee from unsuspecting businesses when you can just fork over a couple of dollars at the local coffee shop and buy coffee like the rest of us?

Let me explain…

As our generation slowly progresses further and further into adulthood, I’ve noticed that youth is truly wasted on the young. Imagine all the things you could have done when you were young and carefree. No work… No Bills… No Kids… No mortgage… Just the vast unadulterated future ahead full of wondrous possibilities.

I, along with most others from the cool 80’s generation, have begun to miss the carefree days of parachute pants and the awesome original MTV videos. One of my fondest memories of Junior High was when there was a teacher assembly scheduled for half a day. Instead of sending everyone home, they gathered us in the auditorium and showed Ferris Bueller’s day off.

So, unlike others (ehm ehm) that buy insanely expensive fancy German sports cars and blast “Land down under” with the top down, my attempt at regaining my youth is to be mischievous and get away with my playfully naughty coffee adventures just like Ferris got away with his day off.

In the resonantly famous words of Ferris: “Life moves pretty fast, if you don’t stop and look around once in a while you can miss it!”

 

 

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A Chococat Adventure

3 Jun

Its not the adrenaline pumping thrill of the chase that scars me..

Getting potentially caught doesn’t scare me…

Embarrassment… Awkwardness… Humiliation… Harassment….  HA!!! I laugh at thee!!!

What scares  me might you ask?  Well, when it comes to my weekly coffee escapade, what scares me the most is how my sensitive tummy is going to react to the sludgy mud water a vast majority of institutions somehow consider to be coffee.

So for this weeks big adventure, Chococat, with his cool and suave Sinatra Fedora on, will show you how I get into a business that I know for a fact has somewhat decent coffee.

Since Chococat felt suave and smooth with his classic fedora, we decided to record our intrusion with a black and white 1920’s homage.

Enjoy.

 

Not For The Weak of Heart

20 May
Coffee Mission

 

This week’s video should have been longer but for some reason my phone kept stopping mid video. I was able to get 3 short clip that I  put together for you.  After watching the video, I noticed that you couldn’t really see the kitchenette. So, to provide the cinematic experience that I’m sure all of you are expecting and have come accustomed to, I went back later that day to take some additional pictures.  Don’t they say a thief always goes back to the scene of the crime?

This weeks coffee target was unimpressive to say the least. The kitchen was super tiny and very sloppy. It almost felt like the kitchen was an afterthought. That some mid level manager had an epiphany that perhaps employees might need to get water or coffee while toiling away in the maze of cubicles.  They even had a copier in the already claustrophobically small space. The only upside to the unorganized mess of the kitchenette was that they, to my surprise, actually had various types of sugars and creamers. Unfortunately I would soon find out why such variety was necessary.

NOW about the coffee. Who in the world are these people and what is it they do there? Was it the administrative office of  the living dead? Was this place a front for aliens pretending to be ordinary office workers so that they can blend in and learn our ways? The freaking coffee was SOOOO strong! Ungodly Strong! Not strong like TCIMaster’s potent espressos! Nope… This was more like concentrated sludge. Romulan Ale. Coffee colored moonshine. Surplus solvent mixed with the hint of used coffee grinds from another office! I should have stopped drinking and thrown the coffee (if you can call it that) away after taking the first sip! Why don’t I ever learn!? Perhaps because I was always taught “waste not what not”. Silly me ended up finishing the entire cup of coffee(industrial solvent).

So you say, Big Deal! its just bad tasting coffee!? No my dear friends… NO! I kid you not, I think they either accentuate their office coffee experience with the addition of speed or heroin just for an extra kick.   After drinking that one and only cup of coffee I ended up having the shakes all day, my heart was racing continually, and I’m pretty sure I could feel my fingernails and hair growing. Are you supposed to be able to see through walls?  How these people sleep after drinking their coffee is beyond me. They should post a warning sign and require “outsiders” to sign a waiver.   This is the price I pay for my frugality! One a side note, I did notice a rather prolific patch of dense hair on my chest the next morning.  Huh.. Maybe this could be used as a supplement to Rogaine!

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For the rest of the day  I walked around like Corky Romano.  If anyone out there needs their fix, let me know! I can get this stuff much cheaper than your local crack, meth or crank dealer! Same effect, yet considerably cheaper!

This was me all day

Friday’s First Coffee Run

22 Apr

So I bet a lot of you thought I wouldn’t post today. Well I was right there with you! I thought for sure I would never get the chance to sit down for a minute and type this up quickly. Although my plan was to post this early in the morning, silly me thinking I would give myself a three day weekend therefore having all the time in the world to write today but nooooooo, some people thought it would be a great idea to come in  and work. But it’s a good thing I did come in to work it did get busy and the extra hand was needed. Oh well its over with now.

I can officially start my weekend in 10…9.…8..…7….6.…5….4…..3..…2……1!

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But before I get up and speedway I need to tell you about Tuesday. You see Tuesday ended up being a little overcast and it made me want some coffee.  So I thought why not go get some,  so I did just that. I was already out running errands. It was just a matter of time and courage. My next stop was a large office building,  I parked and went inside to look for the kitchen/break room which was no easy task in order to get to it I had to walk thru several hall ways all with office and cubicles on both sides.

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After several turns I finally found the kitchenette. I was happy to see that there was no one in the room and that there was a freshly made pot of coffee. It was nice to see that they carried a wide variety of creamers. I chose Irish Cream that day. I did notice that they use Pete’s Coffee which was very tasty.

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Isn’t my coffee canister just adorable?

So I filled up my canister and was about to leave when I noticed on the table there were some chocolates! Score! There’s no need to ask or wonder if I took any because the answer is HELL YES! But I had eaten them by the time I remembered to take a picture of them.

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So with coffee in hand and chocolates in pocket I left without ever being asked anything.  I would say that my mission this week was accomplished plus extra points for the chocolate.

Here are pictures of the office kitchen where I work. As you can see we have a full blown kitchen  @TCiMaster doesn’t fool around when it comes to cooking or eating.  Cooking is taken very seriously here I’ve said it before on a previous post people have been let go just for bringing McDonalds to the work place.

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Well I would love to stay and chat longer but I have a weekend to start and I’m sure you all have places to go and people to see.  So I bid you all a safe and fun Easter Sunday.

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Mission Failed

18 Apr

 Hi everbody (waving),

So how was your weekend? You ready for Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday? I won’t ask if your ready for Friday I know the answer to that one. HELL YEAH! Bring on Friday. Am I right? Who’s with me? Friday, Friday, Friday, Friday (chanting).

Soooooo………

As you all are aware I was suppose to start posting my weekly Coffee challenge this Friday.  But due to circumstances beyond my control I was not able to go out in public this week. If you follow me on Twitter then you most likely heard that I got a stye on my right eye and that it ended up getting infected causing my eye to swell up and giving me that perfect I just got knocked out of the ring look.

This is exactly how I looked

My eye looked so bad that I ended up going to the ER on Sunday. The Doctor told me what it was and that it would take 4-5 days to go away. Since I didn’t feel like getting sued for causing emotional and psychological trauma, this whole week I stayed indoors and kept myself hidden in the shadows, but when I did venture out I used my hair to cover half of my face.  People who did get to see me either thought I was going emo or just a big Justin Beiber fan.

My new Justin Bieber look. I think this look makes me look chic.

 

Since my eye is much better (thank you for asking), I promise, pinky swear, cross my heart stick a needle in my eye, wait maybe not the needle in my eye part, that I’ll post my coffee challenge results this Friday.   The name is still up in the air its between The Coffee-Con or The Coffee Nabber, maybe Ishould just change the name every Friday some witty or silly title that will be coffee related.

Also I would like to thank Gina  my sweet Twitter friend for being my first guest blogger. Yay!!! If you havent yet read her post please do so here.

Panera & Petco Sat. 10th 2010

25 Oct

A Tiki Tiki Tale:

My outing last Saturday was fun. Even tho we didn’t find me a sweater it was still lots of fun. I’ll let my pictures tell the story.