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Do you miss the old style Wendy's fries?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Drain You, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Drain You

    Drain You NRA member

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    Apparently so did the owner of Burger King. Finally tried their new fries, and after years of hating their spuds I actually liked them.

    A little bit overcooked compared to the way Wendy's use to make them but almost the same. Not salted to death like the "healthy sea salt" crap they have now :steamed:
     
  2. ray9898

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    Yes....I prefer the old style from the new ones.
     

  3. czsmithGT

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    Yes most definitely the old ones were better. I never understood why they changed. I guess I will check out Burger King. Bar-B-Cutie has the best fries to my taste- thick crinkle cut crispy outside and soft inside. But they don't have many stores.
     
  4. Bren

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    I didn't know Wendy's had changed, but Burger King always had terrible fries, so maybe I'll try them now.
     
  5. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Yeah. Because they did extensive taste tests and found that 99 out of 100 people hated the new fries and loved the old ones, so they switched.

    Sort of like New Coke. You can b-word all you want (assuming you are over 35), but the bottom line is that in blind taste tests, Pepsi wipes the floor with Coke, RC wipes the floor with Pepsi and New Coke beat all dem b-words! Until people started freakin that they wouldn't have their old thing and CC had to recant.

    Wendy's tried a new fry and most people prefer them. I know I do, when I have fries. I think Wendy's weakness 5 years ago WAS the fries.
     
  6. czsmithGT

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    That is pretty much what Wendys said when they changed- they indicated people didn't like their fries and so they decided to change. To each his own but to me the new ones with skin on taste like cardboard. I imagine the new ones are cheaper to make and maybe even healthier, if a fry can be called healthy
     
  7. captainstormy

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    Gotta say, I like the new fries better. Not that they are good, McDonald's and Rally's still have better fries. The new ones are better then the old ones though.
     
  8. mgs

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    ilgunguygt Enslaved in IL

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    Rally's fries rule!! All else is simply fried potatoes. If I cant have rally's I prefer a local place that still uses crinkle cuts. A crispy outside soft inside crinkle cut with plenty of salt and dipped in COLD ketchup. Hmmmmmm, reminds me of childhood.
     
  10. jtmac

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    I like the new ones a lot, but honestly I preferred the old ones in the long run.

    The new ones are "heartier", but are dryer and lack the flavor (aside from the salt).
     
  11. aspartz

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    Burger King had the best fries. Now they're on the bottom of the list.

    << Will be happier when the whole skin-on thick fries fad goes away

    ARS
     
  12. Parson

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    YES! I liked the old style fries better.
     
  13. ColdSteelNail

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    I don't miss anything about Wendy's. I haven't eaten at one in about five years. Bland no taste food. Also I bought some chile once and brought it home. I couldn't eat it right away so I put it in the fridge. When I got it out a full inch and half of white fat was setting on the surface. Ugh!!!
     
  14. 8-Ball

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    I agree. Burger King fries used to be the best, now they suck.
     
  15. captainstormy

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    I've never liked BKs fries. Their onion rings are okay.
     
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    Wendy's food anymore is crap compared to when Dave was still kickin. I really don't eat fast food anymore (red meat), but wendy's sure is terrible.
     
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    Hef Stop Obammunism

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    Crappy fries are the reason I rarely eat Burger King. Glad to hear they've changed up the product.
     
  18. VANWALL

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    5 guys has the best fry's!
     
  19. glock_19guy1983

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    YES, I do miss the old wendys fries. I also miss the old Mcdonalds fries. Once they changed their grease the fries just didnt taste the same. I could skip their crappy burgers, but every once in a while, a large sweeeeeet tea and a SuperSize order of fries would hit the spot.
     
  20. Hef

    Hef Stop Obammunism

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    I had Five Guys for lunch. I love dousing my fries in malt vinegar.