Sturdy new straws at St. Francis Fountain not as charming as flimsy old ones

Robby over at OMG the Mish begins his lament thusly:

As some of you may have noticed, the St. Francis Fountain have changed their straws.  Gone are the halcyon days of the neighborhood favorite paper barbershop straws.  Instead we get plastic ones in soulless blue and clear.

Read on.

13 Responses to “Sturdy new straws at St. Francis Fountain not as charming as flimsy old ones”

  1. SCUM says:

    You can Smell Pops from the counter.

  2. Vic Wong says:

    I for one welcome this. Those paper straws have no structural integrity or suction power. I go through like 3 every time. The future is now.

  3. Travis says:

    A truly desirable change.

  4. Nick P says:

    I’m for it!

  5. eve says:

    those paper straws sucked the life out of you just trying to get some milkshake. thank goodness for change

  6. fineasspimp says:

    you people are bammer…

  7. I will forever miss the feeling of moist cardboard against my lips

  8. jonesfucker says:

    you fucks wouldnt know soul if it dickslapped you in the face.

  9. Uselysses says:

    FWIW, they had paper straws last week when I was there. And I could taste the soul distinctly.

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