Wednesday, April 9, 2008

Free coffee update.

We are so almost ready to dole out free coffee following our Lucky Man-laden quasi-triumphant top-50 finish in the Dunkin' Donuts "How I Keep America Running" YouTube showdown. But there is a catch. While, we have qualified for free coffee for one year and merely have to sign the paperwork that is sitting right here next to us at headquarters to begin quaffing it, Dunkin' Donuts has informed us that there will be no gift cards or free passes, but instead they are going to be shipping us 2 lbs. of coffee per month for one year. Which means you, our loyal supporters can drink all the coffee you want, but will need to come to our top-secret headquarters to do so. This could be challenging given our intense paranoia about our competitors and their spies, think Willy Wonka, but we are fully committed to sharing the wealth, and so we will work with our security team to see what's possible, and we will happily keep you up to speed as we learn more. Thank you as always for your support and understanding.

7 comments:

Local Resident said...

Congrats! I will be driving 35 miles to your place every single morning for my free cup. Such a deal! -Tim

Pete said...

Grrmph. This is not at all what I was expecting when I went to ALL THE TROUBLE and PERSONAL HARDSHIP and UNPRECEDENTED SELF-SACRIFICE of clicking that rating icon at YouTube. But I'll let you slide, Tanzer, but only if you hand-deliver a steaming cup of delicious, savory, flavo-rific Dunkin Donuts coffee to me at my office every morning.

Really, it's the least you can do.

Ben said...

You will obviously both be taken care of and should hear shortly from TBWCYL, Inc.'s catering arm.

Pete said...

Hmmm...still waiting for my daily coffee delivery. With the severe imposition I've had to endure, you'd better make it coffee AND a cruller.

Local Resident said...

yeah, what's up with that? any comment, mr. tanzer? you cold skankin' the vanilla almond decaf? -tim

Ben said...

We are so glad you checked in on this because the last thing we would want is the perception that we are "cold skankin'" anyone, much less all of you. Ironically, we were just contacted by Dunkin' Donuts on two separate, but related fronts. First, we learned that we will not be eligible to receive said coffee until we submit a notarized affidavit unequivocally stating our loyalty to the company. That form has been signed and will be mailed today. Second, we are not going to be receiving two pounds of coffee per month as initially informed, but four pounds. Yikes. So, please do come over, and be assured that crullers will be available.

Local Resident said...

Glad for the update...i call dibs on the lo-carb decaf strawberries 'n' cream... T