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Burger King Tomatoes

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by gatorhugger, Feb 24, 2010.

  1. gatorhugger

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    They don't have any. A tiny little sign is up, that you won't notice until after you buy your meal, that due to the "shortage" they won't be "offering" tomatoes. Offering? Didn't I just BUY a sandwich that includes them?
    I found this out by ordering two chicken sandwiches and a value fry for the WHOPPING total of $10.19.
    And for this ridiculous price, I can't have a tomato slice.

    There is no 'shortage', every grocery store here has them, the reality
    is it's the off season. So they cost more.
    So burger king decided in their corporate wisdom it would be best to not buy any, and when you bite in your whopper hope the customer doesn't really notice.
    What's next a Doublecheeser with no cheese?
    Have it your way? You suck BK!!!!
     
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  2. Gallium

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    That's a local thing. We bought BK burgers recently for the kids - and the $1 dollar value ones had lettuce, tomato, onions, pickles and mayo.


    'Drew
     

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    now now, there's no need for burger king bashing. but I'm sure that thin slice of frozen, organically challenged "tomato" is going to cancel out the artery/bowel clogging cheese and hormone injected rotting cow carcass.
     
  4. gatorhugger

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    I don't want a tomato for health reasons. I want it because it is advertised
    as Lettuce, Tomato, mayo. Because I paid for it when I paid for their soggy
    $4.19 sandwich.
    I cannot believe a company is so freaking cheap, they can't include
    a damn tomato slice when I am paying for it to begin with.
    Pisses me off.
     
  5. mitchshrader

    mitchshrader Deceased

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    nothing in fast food places even resembles food.

    i strongly suggest any nutritional alternative.

    I can eat filet mignon, whenever I want it, and do, for less than fast food costs. (caught it on sale at Sams, 6.99 a lb, got 50 lbs)

    A 12 oz filet is actually under 5$. I only buy top cuts, bulk, freeze at = 20F.

    Fast food sucks. Stop eating it and be happier.
     
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    oh I forgot the mayo - that's another 330 calories of ***-filling lard.
     
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    I have often wished my life was so complete that the absence of a tomato slice on a fast burger was my largest, most pressing complaint.

    Oh, to have your troubles.
     
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    Palouse The Resistance Lifetime Member

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    Quite a lot of holier than thou folks in the lounge today. Nothing new, I guess.
     
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    Ain't that the truth.
     
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    +1 and frankly, I'm getting pretty tired of it. This place has gone downhill the last few years because of crap like this.


    Back on topic........like Drew said, it must be a local thing. Here in Georgia, we still get our tomatoes. To the OPer, I believe I'd raise holy heck with the manager. You're right, they certainly didn't drop the price when they started leaving tomatoes off.
     
  11. Bilbo Bagins

    Bilbo Bagins Slacked jawed

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    :rofl: :rofl:

    That response right there my friends, was comedy gold.

    Gator For some reason I never liked the tomato on a Whopper, I think it ruins the taste.
     
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    I always tell the fast food places to hold the Tomatoes. I like them on sandwiches at home but the Tomatoes from all the fast food joints are too hard and they don't taste very good either. Just my opinion. :couch:
     
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    how come they can take away your tomato and you dont get a disount but if you ask for an extra tomato they charge you.....
     
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    I hear ya man, They should at least tell you before you order or make a big sign on the counter.

    This happend to me around 4 years ago. Wendy's offered extra side order food to compensate for the missing tomato.
     
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    Annoyedgrunt Dry Heat my ASS

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    Hear ye, hear ye, the First Order of the GNG Topic Police will now come to order, the honorable HKUSP45Css presiding! :upeyes:
     
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    They don't.

    Virtually no eating establishment charges extra for "condiments" with the exception of cheese, bacon, packaged dressings and the like.

    If it normally comes on a sandwich as part of the "dressing" I have never encountered a surcharge for asking for "more" of it. In fact, even places I've eaten where a sandwich comes plain don't (again, in my experience) charge you when you ask for it "dressed."

    Can anyone provide me a few examples of fast food places that actually do charge for tomatoes and the like. Something a bit more compelling than "yes, they do!" would be appreciated.
     
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    While I will admit that I'm not the police for topics in an "anything goes" kind of place .... it did strike me as a pretty angsty rant for something so seemingly inconsequential.

    One of the risks of posting your thoughts on the internet is that other people may tell them what they think about those thoughts. Which, honestly, is the point of conversation.

    I merely commented on my interpretation of the subject matter and its relative importance in the grand scheme of things.
     
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  19. DR. HOUSE

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    Cant really say for fast food, but a lot of mom and pop joints do.
     
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    +1 :rofl: almost made me spit my heineken all over my recliner...funny stuff