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United Club (ORD?) to-go coffee lids gone?

Old Sep 30, 2021, 7:46 am
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United Club (ORD?) to-go coffee lids gone?

Based on recent events, I don't travel much. Got out today for the first time in a bit, and observed that there are no "to-go" lids in the ORD Lounge (near B5-ish). Confirmed with an employee that this was not an oversight.

Is this some sustainability effort? Cost cutting while disposal cups are the norm? Or just another UA effort to ensure I'm not getting too much Illy espre$$o?
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 7:52 am
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Originally Posted by cliff_rock
Based on recent events, I don't travel much. Got out today for the first time in a bit, and observed that there are no "to-go" lids in the ORD Lounge (near B5-ish). Confirmed with an employee that this was not an oversight.

Is this some sustainability effort? Cost cutting while disposal cups are the norm? Or just another UA effort to ensure I'm not getting too much Illy espre$$o?
Was there Tuesday and yesterday and noticed that. Both espresso machines by the rear bar are broken anyway, so I don't think they're scared about you having too much Illy. The coffee that's actually next to the bar was empty Tuesday as well. One of the two espresso machines on the other side of the lounge was working, though. The UC scene is pretty bad these days.
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 8:07 am
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Just insert your favorite COVID related excuse here: { }

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Old Sep 30, 2021, 8:37 am
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Supply chain issues???
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 8:38 am
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Preventing to-go booze and DIY PDB?
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 8:41 am
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Drinking with lids on is disgusting anyway and hides the flavour of the coffee!
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 8:50 am
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Originally Posted by DEN
Just insert your favorite COVID related excuse here: { }
Actually this. I know its an *easy* excuse, however its not BS. and I would be willing to bet it is a supply issue.

I deal with packaging, cups, lids, etc... and getting consistent supply especially on custom designs right now is impossible.
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 11:01 am
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I hope they eliminate disposable cups altogether.
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 11:14 am
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Originally Posted by mahasamatman
I hope they eliminate disposable cups altogether.
"Here: cup your hands together and I'll pour..."

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Old Sep 30, 2021, 11:18 am
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Lids available at ATL and IAH C1 last week
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 12:21 pm
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I'm at B-6 at ORD right now. No lids.
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 2:39 pm
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Today in Den these cups and plenty of lids!
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 2:48 pm
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Originally Posted by drgreg
Today in Den these cups and plenty of lids!
lol, Crew Cups now at the United Club…..

Keeps your coffee warm AND it’s collectible. Come on….you know you want some for your next party……. or to serve coffee with pie at the Thanksgiving table

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Old Sep 30, 2021, 3:24 pm
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No mustard for the hot dogs a few weeks ago. Quelle horreur!
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Old Sep 30, 2021, 5:11 pm
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No mustard for the hot dogs a few weeks ago. Quelle horreur!
Sacr bleu!

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