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Topic: Snobism (3 msgs / 50 lines)
1) From: Alexandre Enkerli
Ok, I admit, we probably don't need to justify our hobby. But I'm 
sometimes self-conscious about my taste dictating my choices.
Here in the Maritimes, the most popular coffee is the one made by Tim 
Horton's, which is basically a donut chain. It's popular enough that a 
local coffeeshop owner offers free coffee in exchange for people's of 
Tim Horton's. While I was roasting recently, someone who's been working 
on the house I share has asked me if I wanted some Tim's. This is where 
I feel bad: I laughed. Actually, the guy has been curious about what I 
was doing, and he sees me brew coffee in my moka pot. So that's why I 
laughed. But I felt bad for it...
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2) From: Dan Bollinger
Cultured.  That's what we are, cultured.  Cultured, according to my wine
tasting professor is having -- among other things -- a discerning palate.
No reason to feel bad about it.  They are just cafe' ignorant.  :)  Dan
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3) From: KenR
Seems to me that snob/notsnob (try saying that a bunch of times real fast.)
has more to do with the attitude than anything else.
How can  you -
listen to(watch/drink/waste your time on)
- that crap
Aahh now that is snobism or whatever.
The coffee explanation/justification.  Easy
"Here, try a taste of this"
(reminds me of a lyric "hold it steady right there while I hit it/there, I
reckon that oughta git it")
KenR


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