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5 hours ago, Koya said:

Popeyes - almost all their chix offerings - is awesome.  Bojangles, where available, even better.

Popeyes was my go to growing up.

Here, we have a crickets which is better than the rest.

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On 11/20/2019 at 12:20 PM, The Noid said:

At the DE and MD beaches there's a hugely popular boardwalk place, Thrasher's Fries, that is 90 years old and still refuses to offer ketchup. They will only give you vinegar for your fries. They're happy to watch their customers buy fries then walk 10 feet to a neighboring boardwalk restaurant and buy (at a significant mark-up) packets of ketchup. It's pretty much part of their brand :shrug:  

Thrashers are overrated....

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On 11/19/2019 at 8:02 PM, GroveDiesel said:

Our group at work is going to order a bunch of  fried chicken sandwiches from 8 different fast food places and then rate them all. Looking forward to it.

I think Deadspin tried this, and it was a mess - they couldn't get the timing right to get hot sammiches to everyone at the testing time.

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Having a delicious CFA chicken biscuit and hash browns right now.  Their breakfast is severely underrated.  My favorite part is that there is NEVER a line of any kind in the AM.  I can leave the house and be back with a breakfast treat in 10 minutes.  Iced coffee is decent too.  Their hash browns are hands down the best fast food hash browns I've had.

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21 minutes ago, Fat Nick said:

Having a delicious CFA chicken biscuit and hash browns right now.  Their breakfast is severely underrated.  My favorite part is that there is NEVER a line of any kind in the AM.  I can leave the house and be back with a breakfast treat in 10 minutes.  Iced coffee is decent too.  Their hash browns are hands down the best fast food hash browns I've had.

Chicken minis + a little honey = boioioioiing 🤤

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21 minutes ago, Fat Nick said:

Having a delicious CFA chicken biscuit and hash browns right now.  Their breakfast is severely underrated.  My favorite part is that there is NEVER a line of any kind in the AM.  I can leave the house and be back with a breakfast treat in 10 minutes.  Iced coffee is decent too.  Their hash browns are hands down the best fast food hash browns I've had.

My chickfila has given me a free breakfast item every day this month through the app.  Chicken biscuit was my favorite, and I have enough points to get free hashbrowns each day too. 

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14 minutes ago, Jaysus said:

My chickfila has given me a free breakfast item every day this month through the app.  Chicken biscuit was my favorite, and I have enough points to get free hashbrowns each day too. 

My favorite is when my chicken biscuit has a lot more batter and crispy stuff than usual.  It's like Christmas on a random Friday.  

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Has anyone tried the peppermint chocolate shake?  I got a free reward to try it, but haven't yet.

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Since its closed tomorrow, I'm planning on hitting it up on Wednesday.

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1 hour ago, Tick said:

Has anyone tried the peppermint chocolate shake?  I got a free reward to try it, but haven't yet.

They are delicious...I typically don't get a shake there cause its a ton of calories and sugar...but i get at least one of these every year.

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7 minutes ago, sho nuff said:

They are delicious...I typically don't get a shake there cause its a ton of calories and sugar...but i get at least one of these every year.

Yeah, I'm counting calories, always trying to decide if things are worth it.  I'll give it a shot.

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On 11/26/2019 at 8:18 PM, Tick said:

I think Deadspin tried this, and it was a mess - they couldn't get the timing right to get hot sammiches to everyone at the testing time.

We had the same issue. By the time we got them all and everyone got their servings, the food was all room temperature. So not a great experiment. 

FWIW, Popeyes was the clear winner with CFA coming in 2nd. Popeyes sandwich crispier and juicier. I preferred CFA’s flavor a bit, but not by much.

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Went to pick there today with my daughter and wowza...the line inside is 15 deep and the drive thru was backed up so far it made me laugh.  Then the army of workers busted out the orders and we were sitting down with a tray being delivered in a couple of minutes.  No wonder people swear by this place and with all of the crowds, not an unhappy worker face in the store and not a single person that did not maintain their politeness too. 

 

Oh yeah...the sandwich was really good too.

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2 hours ago, The Big Guy said:

Went to pick there today with my daughter and wowza...the line inside is 15 deep and the drive thru was backed up so far it made me laugh.  Then the army of workers busted out the orders and we were sitting down with a tray being delivered in a couple of minutes.  No wonder people swear by this place and with all of the crowds, not an unhappy worker face in the store and not a single person that did not maintain their politeness too. 

 

Oh yeah...the sandwich was really good too.

Awesome. I'll have to try it tomorrow. 

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12 hours ago, The Big Guy said:

Went to pick there today with my daughter and wowza...the line inside is 15 deep and the drive thru was backed up so far it made me laugh.  Then the army of workers busted out the orders and we were sitting down with a tray being delivered in a couple of minutes.  No wonder people swear by this place and with all of the crowds, not an unhappy worker face in the store and not a single person that did not maintain their politeness too. 

 

Oh yeah...the sandwich was really good too.

Their “secret” isn’t really all that secretive.  Good food, served fast, friendly workers, clean facilities, food is consistent as hell.  That’s basically 5 of the 6 things you want from a fast food place, the other being cheap prices.  No other chain I’m aware of comes close to doing that.

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As great as the drive thru can be...use the app.  Order before you go...click saying you are there when you get there in one of  the designated spots.  Food comes out quick, pay using the app and collect your points or whatever.  Skip all the lines.

It seems always faster than the drove thru when it’s busy.

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19 hours ago, Tick said:

Has anyone tried the peppermint chocolate shake?  I got a free reward to try it, but haven't yet.

I tried it a couple of times and thought it was pretty good. Tasted like it had real pieces of peppermint mixed in. 

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18 hours ago, Juxtatarot said:

Anyone like Raising Cane’s?  They are building one on the route of my way home from work and I’m intrigued.

Amazing all the things they can do with tenders imo. Great place to go after a night of drinking, but nothing spectacular. 

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22 hours ago, Juxtatarot said:

Anyone like Raising Cane’s?  They are building one on the route of my way home from work and I’m intrigued.

I’ve never had crack but I assume it’s in their Cane’s Sauce. Chicken is ok but with the sauce, very good! My wife likes the air infused ice machine. 

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On 12/22/2019 at 10:50 AM, sho nuff said:

As great as the drive thru can be...use the app.  Order before you go...click saying you are there when you get there in one of  the designated spots

Shark move/Life hack

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On 12/22/2019 at 7:07 PM, Franknbeans said:

I tried Popeye's chicken sandwich yesterday and it blows away Chik-Fil-A

Yeah but consequences must be delt with when using the bathroom.

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1 hour ago, GROOT said:

Yeah but consequences must be delt with when using the bathroom.

Life hack:

Eat the sando at Popeyes.  Walk over and poop at CFA.

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1 hour ago, GROOT said:

Yeah but consequences must be delt with when using the bathroom.

Well he did use the phrase "blows away".

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drove past a CFA at around 10.15a the other day and it was like they were giving away cash, the lines for drive thru were epic.  what are people getting here for breakfast, besides religion?

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On 12/21/2019 at 7:12 PM, Juxtatarot said:

Anyone like Raising Cane’s?  They are building one on the route of my way home from work and I’m intrigued.

We get it once in a while. Hands down the best chicken place around here, handily beating CFA and KFC. Though the lines are crazy there starting late afternoon and all the way til close, even on weeknights. 

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On 12/25/2019 at 1:39 PM, Chemical X said:

drove past a CFA at around 10.15a the other day and it was like they were giving away cash, the lines for drive thru were epic.  what are people getting here for breakfast, besides religion?

Spicy chicken breakfast burrito.  

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On 12/21/2019 at 8:12 PM, Juxtatarot said:

Anyone like Raising Cane’s?  They are building one on the route of my way home from work and I’m intrigued.

Chicken: B+
Canes Sauce for said chicken: A+
Fries: C-/D+
Texas Toast: A++++++++++

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On 12/25/2019 at 12:39 PM, Chemical X said:

drove past a CFA at around 10.15a the other day and it was like they were giving away cash, the lines for drive thru were epic.  what are people getting here for breakfast, besides religion?

Religious aspect has been nixxed, CFA no longer donates to Catholic charities.  The alphabet crowd won that battle.

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22 hours ago, Hoh said:

Chicken: B+
Canes Sauce for said chicken: A+
Fries: C-/D+
Texas Toast: A++++++++++

I've never been, but word on the street is you can ask to sub Toast for the coleslaw (and/or fries too I suppose) to make an even better meal.

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On 12/28/2019 at 3:48 PM, facook said:

I've never been, but word on the street is you can ask to sub Toast for the coleslaw (and/or fries too I suppose) to make an even better meal.

Verified.  Do this all the time.

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On 12/27/2019 at 11:21 PM, Statorama said:

Religious aspect has been nixxed, CFA no longer donates to Catholic charities.  The alphabet crowd won that battle.

They stopped giving to the dang Salvation Army......

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On 12/21/2019 at 6:12 PM, Juxtatarot said:

Anyone like Raising Cane’s?  They are building one on the route of my way home from work and I’m intrigued.

Had this a couple times. Was very bland. I didn't do the sauce which people.seem to like though. Would not recommend.

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CFA Cobb salad for lunch today. Smothered in the honey mustard dressing of course.

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On 12/21/2019 at 3:37 PM, Leroy Hoard said:

Meeting a bunch of people for lunch there tomorrow.  Hope it's not too crowded.

When it is, nobody goes there.

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On 12/31/2019 at 8:51 AM, matttyl said:

They stopped giving to the dang Salvation Army......

Yeah, you'd think someone could give to one of the largest charities on earth with a clean conscience, but damn if some little @squistion LGBTQ puritanist won't beat you from there to negative publicity for accepting either the Salvation Army or Chik-Fil-A's money. 

Way more harm done than good, and it tears the country apart. 

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Popeye's spicy might be a better sandwich, too. Now them's a chicken fight. 

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On 1/1/2020 at 1:15 PM, rockaction said:

Popeye's spicy 

Might be my favorite sandwich of any franchise right now.

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On ‎1‎/‎1‎/‎2020 at 11:14 AM, rockaction said:

Yeah, you'd think someone could give to one of the largest charities on earth with a clean conscience, but damn if some little @squistion LGBTQ puritanist won't beat you from there to negative publicity for accepting either the Salvation Army or Chik-Fil-A's money. 

Way more harm done than good, and it tears the country apart. 

I not sure why you felt compelled to tag me in this thread and label me as some little LGBTQ puritanist (whatever the hell that means).

Chick-Fil-A is free to support any charitable organization they wish. By the same token, customers are free to spend their dollars there or not depending on what they think of the charities being supported. Apparently, enough customers spoke with their pocket book and decided they didn't want their "yummy" chicken sandwiches served with a side of bigotry and the company responded accordingly.  

Good corporate decision and somehow I doubt that it will be one of the things that tears this country apart.

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30 minutes ago, squistion said:

I not sure why you felt compelled to tag me in this thread and label me as some little LGBTQ puritanist (whatever the hell that means).

Chick-Fil-A is free to support any charitable organization they wish. By the same token, customers are free to spend their dollars there or not depending on what they think of the charities being supported. Apparently, enough customers spoke with their pocket book and decided they didn't want their "yummy" chicken sandwiches served with a side of bigotry and the company responded accordingly.  

Good corporate decision and somehow I doubt that it will be one of the things that tears this country apart.

I didn't feel compelled, I felt great to tag you in this thread because you run a little thread in the PSF (or felt impelled to point out in this one, I forget) that mentioned in a celebratory tone that Chik-Fil-A no longer donates to the charities like the Salvation Army, and that these little constant protestations and boycotts that shear apart the niggling differences in the traditional way which entities provide; and therefore, feed, shelter and clothe, the indigent are now up for scrutiny and left-wing puritan tests, and are now are tearing the country apart indeed.

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59 minutes ago, squistion said:

 Apparently, enough customers spoke with their pocket book and decided they didn't want their "yummy" chicken sandwiches served with a side of bigotry and the company responded accordingly.  

 

Bigot=a person who is intolerant toward those holding different opinions. Think about that for a second.

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35 minutes ago, GROOT said:

Bigot=a person who is intolerant toward those holding different opinions. Think about that for a second.

I prefer a more expansive definition that you also can think about for a second:

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigotry

A bigot is a person who is intolerant of opinions, lifestyles, or identities that are different from his or her own. Mostly, the person's opinions are based on prejudice.

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2 minutes ago, squistion said:

I prefer a more expansive definition that you also think about for a second:

https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bigotry

A bigot is a person who is intolerant of opinions, lifestyles, or identities that are different from his or her own. Mostly, the person's opinions are based on prejudice.

Is religion the problem? Why aren't you boycotting actual churches? Has Chik fil A ever discriminated against anyone or turned them away? Haven't they stopped donating to organizations some people deem offensive? I'm in no way religious at all, but to me it seems the far left has contributed to Chik fil A's success. For Christ sake it's a chicken sandwich.

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51 minutes ago, GROOT said:

Is religion the problem? Why aren't you boycotting actual churches? Has Chik fil A ever discriminated against anyone or turned them away? Haven't they stopped donating to organizations some people deem offensive? I'm in no way religious at all, but to me it seems the far left has contributed to Chik fil A's success. For Christ sake it's a chicken sandwich.

I have no idea what to respond to in that rant, outside of the bolded -  and yes they have stopped donating to organizations that some found offensive for perceived anti-gay bias or actions.

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On 1/1/2020 at 2:14 PM, rockaction said:

Yeah, you'd think someone could give to one of the largest charities on earth with a clean conscience, but damn if some little @squistion LGBTQ puritanist won't beat you from there to negative publicity for accepting either the Salvation Army or Chik-Fil-A's money. 

Way more harm done than good, and it tears the country apart. 

Not cool to specifically tag someone, insult them, and drag a PSF discussion into the FFA.

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