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Old 09-22-14, 01:57 PM
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Wendy's "open during construction" is false advertisement.

The Wendy's by me has been doing construction on the inside and out for a week now. The sign says "open during construction".
So I walk over and see a sign that reads "dine in area closed. Use drive-thru". So I walk over to drive thru and wait. Nothing. Some cars pull up so I wait till they finish ordering and get back in line thinking they'll see me. Still nothing. So later I see a Wendy's worker outside and say to her how I wanted food but don't have a car. "Sorry only cars". This is stupid since she was right there and would still not take my order. They wouldn't even in the pay window.

If you say your open during construction but will refuse service to customers That's false advertisement! They've probably lost a lot of business during construction.
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Old 09-22-14, 01:59 PM
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Old 09-22-14, 02:00 PM
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Who goes inside to fast food restaurants anymore?
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I believe a lot of areas have laws against serving a pedestrian in the drive-thru lane, for safety reasons.
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I believe a lot of areas have laws against serving a pedestrian in the drive-thru lane, for safety reasons.
Thanks Obama!
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Also there's usually a proximity sensor to detect a car, and the speaker won't even turn on if it doesn't detect one. I drive a smaller car, and I've actually had problems at a certain Burger King where if I pull up too far (aligning my window correctly with the speaker), it doesn't detect me, and the speaker doesn't come on, so I have to back up a little bit to order.
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They've probably lost a lot of business during construction.
All that business to people who don't own cars.
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We really need to get started on the Futurama tubes.
Imagine the clogs when somebody gets up to the front and doesn't know what they're ordering. "Let's see...the double-bacon burger...is that vegan?" FOOM FOOM FOOM FOOM.
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One does not simply walk into a Wendy's... that's under construction.
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So I walk over to drive thru and wait. Nothing. Some cars pull up so I wait till they finish ordering and get back in line thinking they'll see me. Still nothing. So later I see a Wendy's worker outside and say to her how I wanted food but don't have a car. "Sorry only cars". This is stupid since she was right there and would still not take my order. They wouldn't even in the pay window..
Should have read wikipedia first:

"Pedestrians sometimes attempt to walk through the drive-through to order food after the seated section of a fast-food restaurant has closed. Many establishments refuse drive-through service to pedestrians for safety, insurance, and liability reasons.[16] Cyclists are usually refused service with the same justification given.[17] "
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So I walk over and see a sign that reads "dine in area closed. Use drive-thru". So I walk over to drive thru and wait. Nothing.
Please go seek help, as I believe you may be suffering from a concussion.
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I fail to see the false advertising. They are open. They have construction taking place.
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Where's the beef?
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I've literally never seen or heard of anyone ever actually walking up to a drive-thru expecting to get served. Every drive-thru I've seen has clear signs saying that they will NOT serve walk-up customers.

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Old 09-22-14, 02:37 PM
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This is when the dine in area is closed though. They should make an exception in this case.
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No, they shouldn't. Why should someone making minimum wage compromise his job and the safety, insurance, and liability of the location just so you can get a baconator?
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Are there no real burger joints in your area?
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When other calls pulled up, you should have asked them to order for you. For safety reasons, you should make sure you jump in their car first.
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When other calls pulled up, you should have asked them to order for you. For safety reasons, you should make sure you jump in their car first.
I've actually been approached with that same proposition.
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This is a national tragedy and a humanitarian nightmare!
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And so far only ONE person has blamed Obama. You people disgust me.
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