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popeye's runs out of chicken

Old 04-29-09, 01:22 PM
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unreal what people will do to save a couple bucks. someone explain to me (a) why they would drive from other cities (cost of gas, and all that time) just for chicken and (b) how some people in really nice cars cant afford to feed their families because they arent selling 8 pieces of chicken for $5.
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Old 04-29-09, 01:31 PM
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White people don't dig Popeyes?
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White people don't dig Popeyes?
I do. It's better than KFC.
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Old 04-29-09, 01:32 PM
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Oh wow, so many tasteless jokes are possible...

Must...resist...

I've never had anything from Popeye's, but I've always wanted to. I bet I'd like it a lot more than KFC. I'm not even sure where the closest one to me is.

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Just checked, there isn't one within 40 miles of me.

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Old 04-29-09, 01:33 PM
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ooookayyy that is messed up! lol
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Pennfield isn't another city, but a suburbs of Rochester. It's like Webster or Henrietta. Although Webster is pretty much another city drive from Lake Avenue, even though Webster more than likely doesn't have any Popeye's®.

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I love Popeyes fried chicken.
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Old 04-29-09, 01:41 PM
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I went to KFC one night and they had stuck a sign on the drive-thru that they were out of chicken. The menu was, let's just say, limited

I honestly don't know why they don't just close up when stuff like that happens. Because they'll be explaining to every single customer that they are out of chicken all night long. I'd want to kill myself.
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I could deal with Popeye's running out of chicken, but if I go there and they don't have any biscuits.......well I'll be really upset!
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I once went to a Burger King® in Central California late one night, in a small in the middle of nowhere type town, that was out of Whopper patties. I was going to order a chicken sandwich anyway, but while I was eating in my car, I noticed a lot of people driving away really pissed off.

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Stick with the popcorn shrimp and biscuits and it's great. Never ever ever buy a side dish there... I've yet to even find anything I could finish, let alone like.
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Never ever ever buy a side dish there... I've yet to even find anything I could finish, let alone like.
I love their french fries too.
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Old 04-29-09, 01:58 PM
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People are so fat just to save a few bucks.
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Old 04-29-09, 02:10 PM
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I do. It's better than KFC.
WAAAY better.
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Popeye's is the shit!
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There's a Popeye's a few miles from me, but I've never been there. I don't think I've ever eaten at a Popeye's.

Don't those fast food ads always have a disclaimer stating that every restaurant may not be participating? Five bucks for eight pieces IS a pretty good deal, but is there no food in the house to feed the family?

As for the franchise running out of chicken, it happens. They probably didn't realize what kind of demand they would get.

This should be a non-story.

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"I'm never coming back again, ever."

...yeah, right.

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"Ya'll knew ya'll was havin' the special. I's trying to feed my kids"

Well said.
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I love their french fries too.
Hands down the best fast food fries. Popeyes is 10,000X better than KFC (or is it KGC now?)
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I found out, through two separate chicken-centric conversations, that my immediate family and my neighbours had never been to Popeye's, even though we have two local establishments, because they felt that they were (in coded white person-speak) "not within the demographic that Popeye's is attempting to attract".

Fuck that noise. I love Popeye's chicken and biscuits (although, if I had my druthers, it would be Mary Brown's everytime).
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i might have to just pay full price for some chicken tonight.
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Old 04-29-09, 02:49 PM
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interesting that all of the clientele interviewed were of African American decent. pretty much does nothing to dispel that stereotype about blacks eating fried chicken all the time.

even more bizarre is that this is even a new story. seriously? that slow of a news day?

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Popeye's Chicken

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Re: popeye's runs out of chicken

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I found out, through two separate chicken-centric conversations, that my immediate family and my neighbours had never been to Popeye's, even though we have two local establishments, because they felt that they were (in coded white person-speak) "not within the demographic that Popeye's is attempting to attract".
Have they never noticed that non-white people won't eat at places where the food has no flavor? You go to places like Hometown Buffet, and it's all white folks.

Popeye's is aimed at the demographic that prefers their food to have flavor.
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I wasn't aware there were even any blacks in Minnesota.
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