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Internet Cafes and Increasing Prices

Some time ago, I frequented an Internet cafe + restaurant. They honestly charge way too much for way too little. A friend and I were going there for Internet work and obviously, common dining etiquette (and cafe policies) require that to sit in a cafe or restaurant, you need to order something from their menu. Unfortunately, their wi-fi Internet doesn’t count. It cost around 15 Dirhams for an hour, if I remember correctly. Every time we would go there, I would try to send messages to the brains of the waitress that evening. Messages like, “No, I know it looks like I’m here for the Internet, but I’m really not. I really enjoy your fine cuisine… Like your Coke.” Continue reading

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