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On 11/7/2019 at 2:32 PM, Al_4_ISU said:

Well, it's a fast food chicken sandwich.

I don't think there's any food item on the face of the planet I'd be willing to sit in a traffic jam or risk getting killed over.  Let alone  a fast food chicken sandwich.  Even if it's the best of said category.  Said category only justifies a certain level of hype, and the hype around this fucking sandwich is above and beyond the level of hype any fucking fast food chicken sandwich should have attached to it.

 

On 11/7/2019 at 2:33 PM, futureman said:

have you had it?

I have had it, and Al is 100% correct.  It's REALLY good. It's also a $5 fast food chicken sandwich.  Not worth waiting in giant lines or taking trips to Suplex City for. The lines are just so simpletons can say they have had the hot new thing. Let the mouthbreathers get their 15 minutes then swoop in and enjoy. 

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I drive past a Popeyes everyday and There’s a line into the Main Street on most days now. Previously maybe you saw 2 cars in line.  Actually a pretty smart business move.

Chick fil a isn’t performing magic with their chicken.  Duplicate their sandwich and take their customers especially on Sunday.   In fact, if someone was smart, a food truck would duplicate them and roll up to their location on sundays. word would get out quickly and sell out.

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14 hours ago, Nice Guy Eddie said:

I drive past a Popeyes everyday and There’s a line into the Main Street on most days now. Previously maybe you saw 2 cars in line.  Actually a pretty smart business move.

Chick fil a isn’t performing magic with their chicken.  Duplicate their sandwich and take their customers especially on Sunday.   In fact, if someone was smart, a food truck would duplicate them and roll up to their location on sundays. word would get out quickly and sell out.

Chick Fil A's secret isn't the chicken sandwich per se. It's quite simply the best run fast-food restaurant I've ever seen. They're clean, they're efficient and they're consistent. All of them. On the flip side, if you can find a Popeye's or Whataburger that is well-run, you've really got something because my experience is they are absolute shit-shows when it comes to operations.

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12 minutes ago, C-Man said:

Chick Fil A's secret isn't the chicken sandwich per se. It's quite simply the best run fast-food restaurant I've ever seen. They're clean, they're efficient and they're consistent. All of them. On the flip side, if you can find a Popeye's or Whataburger that is well-run, you've really got something because my experience is they are absolute shit-shows when it comes to operations.

I agree with this.

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Went at lunch today. Five cars in the drive-thru, one person ahead of me in line. Skipped the sandwich and got the 11-piece box for $12.99.

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1 hour ago, C-Man said:

Chick Fil A's secret isn't the chicken sandwich per se. It's quite simply the best run fast-food restaurant I've ever seen. They're clean, they're efficient and they're consistent. All of them. On the flip side, if you can find a Popeye's or Whataburger that is well-run, you've really got something because my experience is they are absolute shit-shows when it comes to operations.

Agree with most of this.  I also wonder if people think because it's chicken it's a healthier option to other fast food. 

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2 minutes ago, Baboontyme said:

It isn't? 

The little bit of Jesus inside you makes it okay. 

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On 10/28/2019 at 7:46 PM, futureman said:

in a week you’ll be outside of a popeye’s, standing in line and posting in this thread.

 

On 10/28/2019 at 7:47 PM, Deej said:

Nope. 

 

30 minutes ago, Deej said:

 Five cars in the drive-thru, one person ahead of me in line. 

 

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I wasn't there for a sandwich, which is what my above reply referred to.  I went for a box of chicken. And one person in the store with me does not constitute a line.

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36 minutes ago, Deej said:

Went at lunch today. Five cars in the drive-thru, one person ahead of me in line. Skipped the sandwich and got the 11-piece box for $12.99.

Did they ask if it was for here to to go?  

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1 minute ago, Underdog said:

Did they ask if it was for here to to go?  

No, I'm not a great big fat person. 

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Maybe it's because of the weather but every drive thru in sight on my route home had massive lines earlier. Even Wendy's was about 10 deep

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3 hours ago, Deej said:

Went at lunch today. Five cars in the drive-thru, one person ahead of me in line. Skipped the sandwich and got the 11-piece box for $12.99.

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5 hours ago, Deej said:

Went at lunch today. Five cars in the drive-thru, one person ahead of me in line. Skipped the sandwich and got the 11-piece box for $12.99.

I had my usual two spicy breasteses, only a couple of people there. Perfect lunch for a nastyass cold day.

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15 hours ago, FartingMonk said:

Had it today.  Got a regular and a spicy.  No line.  Didn't get stabbed.  Feel like I missed out on the full experience.  Fuck living in the suburbs

They have Popeyes in the suburbs?  Huh, who knew? 🤷‍♂️

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I wish the popeyes on bee caves was still there.  would love to see some hot westlake moms square off over a chicken sandwich. 

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I went on Friday to try out the sandwich.  Had the spicy and it was tasty.  There were 6 or 7 people in front of me in line and about the same in back of me by the time I got to order.  Probably waited 6 to 8 minutes.  The one girl taking orders was slow AF.  So slow that I had my sandwich before I was finished paying, the transaction took that long. See ya in six months or a year Popeyes. 

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side note...  Hardee's chicken sandwich from way back in the day smoked all these pretenders

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I wish the popeyes on bee caves was still there.  would love to see some hot westlake moms square off over a chicken sandwich. 

I think they imported the working class to that location to eat and that financial model wasn’t sustainable. I doubt a Westlake mom ever stepped foot in that place.

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