SteelbackGuy wrote:I think we should ALL boycott TBS at ALl times to start to make a real difference.
Duct Tape wrote:I only go to TBS to return my empties purchased in Buffalo, Quebec, Michigan and England to get my deposits back .
Belgian wrote:This is extremely trivial, but funny - bottle deposit in New York is always 10¢, yet you get back 20¢ at TBS if its over 630 mls.
TBS is handing me a big profit for my non-Ontario empties.
Tapsucker wrote:In a world of open competition, an effort like yours may be a soution, but we live in a skewed market. The only solution is legislative (from the top).
TJ wrote:Anyway, these types of consumer boycotts are a great way to get publicity and raise awareness. I'd say next year make it a bigger boycott and contact the media and use it as a means to educate people on the stranglehold the LCBO and The Beer Store have on Ontario, but considering they serve the average beer drinker well, I'm not sure how many people will really be on board with this.
Gedge wrote:Find a small group of Ontarians who are avid beer drinkers and have them boycott the LCBO and TBS for one year. Between buying directly from microbreweries, travelling to the US and even homebrewing I bet you could field a few candidates. It would make for good press.
A year might be a bit much - but maybe a month? Like a "Super Size Me" sort of experiment?
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