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Old 07-12-10, 06:48 PM   #51
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The what of Burger King are much nicer? Their urinal cakes? Their ladycashiers?
The facilities, service, food, etc...
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Old 07-12-10, 06:50 PM   #52
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The what of Burger King are much nicer? Their urinal cakes? Their ladycashiers?
Brown mop streaks on the floor that lead into the bathroom instead of out of it.
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Old 07-12-10, 07:05 PM   #53
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In lieu of the subject matter of this thread, I do believe it is mandatory that someone post this video.



Watch it. Don't watch it. It doesn't matter. It just has to make an appearance.
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Old 07-12-10, 08:24 PM   #54
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As for any fast food place, if they have eggs in it, don't get it. It's not eggs.
Jack in the Box cracks an egg on the grill. Oh yeah, BK blows
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Old 07-12-10, 08:29 PM   #55
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Jack in the Box cracks an egg on the grill. Oh yeah, BK blows
McDonalds McMuffins still have a real poached egg also.
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Old 07-12-10, 08:35 PM   #56
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Ah, I miss dollar whoppers.

And I'd think adding ribs to the menu (as opposed to a delicious, rib-shaped patty) is a sure sign of desperation.

On a side note, how is Arbys still in business? I admit, I like their roast beef, but unless they have one of their 4 for 5 specials or whatever, they are pretty expensive.
More like roast beef loaf.
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Old 07-12-10, 08:38 PM   #57
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Last time I went to Burger King I ordered a Whopper, they replied, "we ran out of beef". How does Burger King run out of beef? That particular Burger King went out of business not too long after my visit.
How long do you expect a Burger King to stay in business if they are out of meat? Out of meat; out of business. Although, I used to work at a BK and there was a small portion of our customers that would order the Whopper minus the meat patty.
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Old 07-12-10, 08:45 PM   #58
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Re: How is Burger King still in business?

whopper
especially the Jr assuming it is still on the $1 menu
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Old 07-12-10, 09:38 PM   #59
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Re: How is Burger King still in business?

I'm not a big fan of fast food, but Ill eventually give in to the craving from time-to-time (or if I see a good coupon in the newspaper). Usually Im a dollar menu guy, but I tried those steakhouse xt burgers recently, and thought those were really good! Again, depending on mood Ill sometimes choose BK over McD's or vice versa. I gave up on Wendys a while ago...their food isnt worth the price (but I am a sucker for their chili). Arby's, I have to be desperate for or if I just want some curly fries.

After working at subway for a few years when I was younger, I never understood how people could spend that money on such an empty sandwich. There's more bread and veggies than actual meat. I only ate there when I worked there because it was either free or half off (depending on who was working). I'd much rather go to a real deli and spend a dollar or two more and get a sandwich thats worth my money. Or I'd settle for the occasional trip to Blimpie.
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Old 07-12-10, 10:07 PM   #60
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Re: How is Burger King still in business?

The answer is obvious, and I'm appalled and frightened for the future of mankind since it has not made an appearance: ONION RINGS.

You are correct when you say the fries suck. True, but fries suck EVERYWHERE. I mean, I'll admit, McDonald's has the best fries. But after about half of them, I'm like, "Ugh. Is it grease overload or fucking salt imbalance?" Chicken or the egg question, right there, but the answer doesn't matter. THEY FUCKING SUCK.

Okay, let's go to Hardee's. These guys addict you with they're fucking awesome curly fries. Then, they discontinue them. Then, they bring them back....with a caveat. Now you have to pay an additional fee to get them with your meal. Grr. Fail.

Wendy's: Love the food, but the fries are the worst of all these fast food places.

Bottom line, Burger King is the ONLY place that gives you a choice to swap out the normally worthless fries in a combo meal, at no cost, for something actually delicious, onion rings. Not only that, but their Zesty Sauce is good with them, as well as their Ranch. I'll admit the burgers lack.....something. The whopper is not the greatest sandwich ever, but their specialty burgers, or the occasional novelty whopper, are not necessarily, what I would call, terrible. And as far as the value meal is concerned...if you are lucky enough to live in an area where you can still get the 99Ę Rodeo Cheeseburger....count your blessings. Playing on the great strength of the onion ring, they wisely combine a few rings on top of a cheeseburger and.....wait for it.......barbecue sauce. Best fucking dollar burger out there, bar none.
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Old 07-12-10, 10:15 PM   #61
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You cannot the heinous monstrosity that BK sells "onion rings", no matter what their menu board says. An onion ring is an actual piece of onion coated in a batter and deep-fried. What BK sells is tiny, processed onion bits, molded with some sort of industrial binding material into a ring shape, coated with some coating that bears little resemblance to any real food product.

Admittedly, the "zesty sauce" is a tasty concoction, but you have to drown the "onion rings" in it to make eating them a remotely pleasurable experience. It's like pouring chocolate syrup on deep-fried fiberglass insulation.
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Old 07-12-10, 10:18 PM   #62
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It's like pouring chocolate syrup on deep-fried fiberglass insulation.
Mmmmmmmmm........... deep-fried fibgerglass insulation

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Old 07-12-10, 10:32 PM   #63
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I like the Burger Kings around me. Haven't had any issues with them
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Old 07-12-10, 10:32 PM   #64
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Surprised to see all the Hardees hate. As far as I'm aware, they're the only fast food chain that prepares each order fresh instead of serving you something that's been sitting under a heat lamp for god knows how long. Takes a bit longer but it makes a big difference. Maybe it's different depending on where you live, but that's how the Hardees is in my area, and I was always impressed by that fact.
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Hardees makes a pretty decent burger and their breakfast biscuits are the best among major fast food chains.
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Old 07-12-10, 10:36 PM   #66
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Burger King seems to have lately begun slathering their burgers in artificial smoke flavoring, which makes them taste like shit. The Whopper used to be my favorite fast food burger, but they're almost inedible now.
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Re: How is Burger King still in business?

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Surprised to see all the Hardees hate.
Ditto. Of the burger fast food chains in my neck of the woods, Hardee's easily towers over the rest. (I'll admit to not really grabbing burgers at fast food joints, though. I usually lean more towards the chicken places when it comes to fast food and get my burgers elsewhere. I am a sucker for BK's biscuits and croissanwiches, tho'.)
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Old 07-12-10, 10:42 PM   #68
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The what of Burger King are much nicer? Their urinal cakes? Their ladycashiers?


He once got busy in a Burger King bathroom, with a fat girl.
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especially the Jr assuming it is still on the $1 menu
It's now $1.29. And the Double Cheeseburger is as well. They now have the "Buck Double" in its place.

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Ditto. Of the burger fast food chains in my neck of the woods, Hardee's easily towers over the rest.
Hardee's was the best in its prime during the 80s and early 90s -- their menu was much more diverse. They no longer serve fried chicken or roast beef which is a shame because all of their stuff was good. Since CKE bought them out their entire menu has changed to that of Carl's Jr. which is decent, but not the same.

I'll admit growing up I never ate at BK. We always went to McDonald's and Wendy's (since that was the limit of the burger joints in New York). As I've gotten older I've branched out and I really dug BK last year when they had the Texas Whopper -- which was fantastic -- but they discontinued that so I have no reason to go there. The Burger Kings here are terrible as it is. The one by my house also ran out of beef (somehow) one evening and I haven't been back since.

I really, really am trying to curb myself off of fast food but if I have a choice now its still either McDonald's or Wendy's because of their extensive $1 menu.

Of course, In-N-Out still wins in terms of burger fast food. Sacramento's first Five Guys opened up here last week somewhere so I need to check them out now, too.
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Re: How is Burger King still in business?

I've never liked their burgers, but the chicken sandwiches and tenders aren't bad, and I love their fries the most among fast food joints.
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Old 07-12-10, 11:37 PM   #72
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of the fast food burger joints, I eat at BK most often.

Good cheeseburger, good chicken sandwich, good fries. Don't know about anything else, that's about all I ever get.

The one I go to is clean and good, but the one in the city where I actually live is pretty nasty and has an 'it' that works there.
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Old 07-12-10, 11:42 PM   #73
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McDonalds fries being better than BK's?


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Old 07-12-10, 11:48 PM   #74
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I like BK, it's pretty good, mmm Angry Whopper...

Though BK is a few cities over, so I just opt for Culver's, which has DELICIOUS burgers! And so so much more.
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I second that shit.
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