Guy buys 3 bottles of water at hotel-total cost $127

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  1. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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  2. joseephuss

    joseephuss Well-Known Member

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    Still cheaper than what most hospitals charge.
     
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  3. Smith22

    Smith22 Well-Known Member

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    Madness.
     
  4. JoeyBoy718

    JoeyBoy718 Well-Known Member

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    Have to know all the facts before judging. If this is truly the cigar room in the finest restaurant in London, they're not just gonna let people sit around and loiter. This isn't Starbucks. I've been charged $9 for soda at sleazy strip clubs in Miami before and I didn't complain because I understand the circumstances. I agree, they could have done a better job letting him know there was a minimum charge. But, at the same time, the caliber of people who frequent that cigar room would probably have been more offended by, "You do know there's a 25 pound minimum?", than this guy was offended by his 75 pound bill. Just saying.
     
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  5. burmafrd

    burmafrd Benched

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    not surprising
     
  6. maxdallasfan

    maxdallasfan Well-Known Member Zone Supporter

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    Sounds like Disney World.
     
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  7. Phoenix

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    Good grief. I'll be in London for a week real soon and will definitely be on the lookout for this kind of crap...
     
  8. ABQCOWBOY

    ABQCOWBOY Moderator Staff Member

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  9. BigStar

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    ;)
     
  10. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Dang! That's a pretty penny.
     
  11. MonsterD

    MonsterD Quota outta absentia

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    Personally I think 9 bucks a bottle is ridiculous, they keep saying at a store you buy them for 50 or 60 pence which I think is under a dollar.
     
  12. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    99 cents you can get a bottle of water in a lot of places. I think the most you'd pay for a bottle of water at a store here is like 1.50
     
  13. ChldsPlay

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    I pay just over $2 for 24 bottles.
     
  14. RastaRocket

    RastaRocket Sanka, Ya Dead Mon? Ya Mon.

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    This is where he was. You'll be fine.

    http://www.thewellesley.co.uk/
     
  15. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    Oh yeah? Dang man. That's awesome!!!
     
  16. ChldsPlay

    ChldsPlay Well-Known Member

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    Water is cheap if you don't pay for the name on the bottle, or for one bottle at a time.
     
  17. BraveHeartFan

    BraveHeartFan We got a hat. I want a ring.

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    I buy big deals of it at Walmart and I buy the Walmart brand or whatever it is. The cheapest. I never buy name brand water really. lol
     
  18. cowboyeric8

    cowboyeric8 Chicks dig crutches

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    Straight from the tap. Never understood paying for bottled water. And just the waste of plastic that will spend forever in a landfill unless you recycle.
     
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  19. JoeyBoy718

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    I think people are missing the point. Look at the website for the restaurant. It's the cigar room at the most exclusive restaurant in London. You don't just sit at a table and have a business meeting without paying for it.
     
  20. joseephuss

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    Yep, they were paying for the exclusivity.
     

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