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How often do you eat fast food?

Old 08-14-15, 05:49 PM
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How often do you eat fast food?

Number of Fast Food Restaurants in America: 160,000
Number of Americans served daily: 50 Million

Reading the fast food junkie thread made me wonder. How often do you eat fast food?
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

The poll options are not very good since the lowest frequency you have listed in the poll is once per week. (Except for never.)

I eat fast food maybe once or twice per month. I basically only eat fast food when I'm with other people, and they want to go to some fast food joint. I never choose to eat fast food when I am by myself.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

About once every 3-4 weeks.

And its usually just a Sausage McMuffin if I'm on my way to work.

I haven't had a Big Mac or any other burger from a fast food joint in months.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I'll eat at Quizno's or Subway 5-6 times a year, generally when I'm on the road.

This winter I ate at McDonald's for the first time in at least five years. I don't think I've eaten at those other places for ten years or more.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Probably once or twice a week. It varies, if something new comes out that's interesting to me i'll run out and try it. Other times i'll go weeks without going to a place.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Rarely. Probably no more than once ever six months.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Fewer than four times a year. (This is ever since the driver's side power window in my car broke down. Can't roll down window, can't go through drive through!)

Nonetheless, how, how badly do I want to start and Otter Poll 'How Often Do You Eat Food?' - but I ain't gonna do it.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I chose 3+ times a week. It is so much easier for me to grab lunch at Subway or Blaze pizza and turn each outing into two meals...no freezer at my work for frozen meals, and I live alone and do not spend all my time cooking to generate leftovers for lunches. I turn a footlong into two meals and a personal pizza into two...so while the food is bad for me, I mitigate some of the damage by splitting things into two. So I eat fast food a lot, but it is not all fries and burgers.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

OK, someone's driving up the national averages because no one at DVDTalk eats fast food.

My first thought (and how I voted) was probably once or twice a week, but that includes fast casual. Just straight drive-up-type fast food would be more like once a month. OK, someone needs to make up for my averages too.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

If you count Panera Bread, Subway, Which Wich, Jimmy Johns, Potbelly and Chick fil a, you didn't go up high enough for me. So I'm the one driving up the average....lol

Probably in an average year, I'd say 2 times per day. There are occasional day, all three meals.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

a couple days a week. and beer. lots of beer.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I'd say I average out to once a week. There might be a week where I eat fast food two or three times, but then I'll go a week or two without any.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I'd say probably two times a week I get actual fast food like McDonald's, Taco John's, Wendy's, etc. One supper maybe and usually lunch with my parents (usually just my dad) on the weekend. I also get take out food like Chinese food or pizza once a week usually which I guess qualifies as fast food but I'd put it on a bit different level (especially the Chinese because its a higher quality than regular fast food).
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Once or twice a week. Del Taco 3 tacos for $1.09 or Taco Bell's ghost pepper grillers for $1.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I'll second the motion stating the poll options blow. 0, 1, 2, 3, or 7?!

Are we referring to true fast food or just eating out in general? Due to my job, I eat out way too often. It's primarily a convenience thing. If I want to eat, it's going to be in the car. I've tried to temper what I order (e.g., smaller sandwich rather than a combo meal). Eating on the run also limits your menu options.

The last two weeks I was on the road for both lunch and dinner - that started to suck. For a while I tried to schedule lunch meetings just to force myself to sit down, but then they tightened our policy.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I never eat fast food but I eat at the local bars 2 - 3 times a week. Wings, pork shanks, and sometimes a burger or fish. Always when they're on special, its just a cheap at eating at home if I didn't get beer with em.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Once about every 2 or 3 months, only if we're craving junk food.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Originally Posted by Sdallnct View Post
If you count Panera Bread, Subway, Which Wich, Jimmy Johns, Potbelly and Chick fil a, you didn't go up high enough for me. So I'm the one driving up the average....lol

Probably in an average year, I'd say 2 times per day. There are occasional day, all three meals.
I thought you ate dinner in brewpubs.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

About 2-3 times per week.

Anymore than that and my stomach will start having a fit. I try not to eat at places like McDonalds too much. I tend to go for places like Carl's, Chick Fil-A or In and Out.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

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I thought you ate dinner in brewpubs.
Lol...not daily. "never" more than twice a week.

The best part of FF is how easy it is to track nutrition. Since they are all chains and have been pressured even before it was the law, nutritional information is easily available.

Not as much for one-off gastropubs. And I very, very rarely eat what I can't reasonably track, nutritionally.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

I marked never because that is the closest, however I do a few times per year. If you are traveling on the NYS thruway that is your only choice when you stop. Also occasionally if we're low on groceries I'll do a FF lunch. There are also some counter service burger joints that we'll do once in a while. They do cook to order but its not table service so that is close to FF.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

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I picked once a week but it's more once every other week.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Once a month.
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Re: How often do you eat fast food?

Once a week.

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