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7 hours ago, ubkev said:

Wow...a bing search. I had to correct my auto-correct because it changed bing to bong.

Twice!

I try to avoid Google as much as I can. While I use other search engines Bing does not remove political views they don't like. I just happened to be on that.

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9 minutes ago, grinreaper said:

I try to avoid Google as much as I can. While I use other search engines Bing does not remove political views they don't like. I just happened to be on that.

Shoutout DuckDuckGo

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7 hours ago, grinreaper said:

I know, but for some reason DuckDuckGo is slow for me.

You need to scare the kids so they move around the ring faster.  Maybe put on a grim reaper costume or something.

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Woke up at 1am, went into work. Had tea and a salad at 3am. Just had 2 fun size twix and 2 pink starburst. I won't eat anything until dinner at 6. Oh, and it's chicken fingers for dinner tonight. I'm thinking about a new career as a nutritionist.

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I was in Allentown for lunch today for about the first time in forever, so I had wings at Gabriel's Gate.  Not the same.  The "extra crispy" was kind of ignored; the sauce seemed off, too--it had plenty of butter, but there wasn't enough of a vinegar taste and the white pepper seemed to dominate.

I talked with the bartender about it (I ate at the bar) and she told me that since some national article about 18 months ago, they've been absolutely slammed and haven't been able to attend to quality as much.

I really, REALLY hope the Gate doesn't go the way of Anchor.

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7 hours ago, Eleven said:

I was in Allentown for lunch today for about the first time in forever, so I had wings at Gabriel's Gate.  Not the same.  The "extra crispy" was kind of ignored; the sauce seemed off, too--it had plenty of butter, but there wasn't enough of a vinegar taste and the white pepper seemed to dominate.

I talked with the bartender about it (I ate at the bar) and she told me that since some national article about 18 months ago, they've been absolutely slammed and haven't been able to attend to quality as much.

I really, REALLY hope the Gate doesn't go the way of Anchor.

That’s grade A BS. You can choose to retain quality and accept that people will wait. Turning out a crappy product because you got popular is a cop out to me. People show up and they get your B game and think ... meh, not worth the hype. Don’t compromise... or at least don’t make excuses when you do.

 

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1 hour ago, LTS said:

That’s grade A BS. You can choose to retain quality and accept that people will wait. Turning out a crappy product because you got popular is a cop out to me. People show up and they get your B game and think ... meh, not worth the hype. Don’t compromise... or at least don’t make excuses when you do.

 

She also told me that the wait in the evenings is about an hour, and on weekends, 1:30 to 2:00.  They only have two fryers (and if you've ever seen their galley, you'll know there's no room for more).  I kind of feel like they're victims of their success.  So again, I hope they don't turn into Anchor.

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9 minutes ago, Eleven said:

She also told me that the wait in the evenings is about an hour, and on weekends, 1:30 to 2:00.  They only have two fryers (and if you've ever seen their galley, you'll know there's no room for more).  I kind of feel like they're victims of their success.  So again, I hope they don't turn into Anchor.

Gabriel’s Gate,... nobody goes there anymore. It’s too crowded.

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On 11/7/2019 at 8:05 AM, Eleven said:

She also told me that the wait in the evenings is about an hour, and on weekends, 1:30 to 2:00.  They only have two fryers (and if you've ever seen their galley, you'll know there's no room for more).  I kind of feel like they're victims of their success.  So again, I hope they don't turn into Anchor.

We went for the first time based on all the hype over the summer and were really disappointed, they were not busy at the time either.

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So I can't really have too much caffeine (this will surprise no one, I'm sure) and I've been looking for a winter beverage for a long time.  I've found it.  Chicory.  Not coffee with chicory added (that would have caffeine), just brewed chicory.  It is fantastic.

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2 minutes ago, Eleven said:

So I can't really have too much caffeine (this will surprise no one, I'm sure) and I've been looking for a winter beverage for a long time.  I've found it.  Chicory.  Not coffee with chicory added (that would have caffeine), just brewed chicory.  It is fantastic.

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34 minutes ago, LTS said:

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Qu'est-ce c'est?

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4 hours ago, Eleven said:

Qu'est-ce c'est?

Jul Must...

Look it up.. MODO suggested we try it while in Sweden.  Woody wasn't a fan.. it grew on me.

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6 hours ago, LTS said:

Jul Must...

Look it up.. MODO suggested we try it while in Sweden.  Woody wasn't a fan.. it grew on me.

No wonder MODO was the first European I've ever met who wasn't put off by the taste of root beer!

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Bills victory shot of Absolut.  Grilled ham and cheese.  Coors Light.  Got to stay alert for the Sabres game.

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Is there a more disappointing cheese than Monterey Jack?

It evokes images of maidens in frocks on a wind swept cliffsides, or high danger surf areas.

But in the end, it's really just plain ol' American cheese in block form.

Even Pepper Jack is just a lame attempt to make a lame cheese somewhat interesting by putting substandard pepper chunks in it to keep me interested.

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On 11/17/2019 at 4:12 PM, Tondas said:

Bills victory shot of Absolut.  Grilled ham and cheese.  Coors Light.  Got to stay alert for the Sabres game.

When the Bills win, our Bills Backer bar host springs for a shot of Buffalo Trace whiskey for everyone!

(If the Bills are winning, we all tab out by the end of the 3rd quarter  😛 )

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