Random Thoughts That Don't Warrant Their Own Thread 2022

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  1. fattus

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    Well, you might.
     
  2. TC

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    Call the breadsticks “rolls.” They secretly love that
     
  3. racer

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    A little blast from the past

     
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  4. Tarpon Nole

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    carrabas is a great chain, and one of the few I’ve eaten at in last 10 years. although couldn’t tell you last time I ate in one. We order the family bundle thing on Uber eats every few months. You get like 4 or 5 meals for like $60. Way cheaper than ordering individual at the restaurant. Is usually free or 0.99 delivery
     
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  5. Jimmy the Saint

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    Out of curiosity why do you "have to" eat there?

    The last time I ate there was about a decade ago because one of the team leads on our project decided to have a team dinner there. I'm not going to pretend Syracuse is a culinary mecca but there were plenty of options where Olive Garden should never have been one of them. Especially for Italian.
     
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  6. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    It's a birthday dinner.
     
  7. TC

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    That wouldn’t stop a badass like Jimmy the Saint. He’d override the bday boy
     
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  8. Jimmy the Saint

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    Depending on my relationship with the person I probably wouldn't go.

    That being said I don't really have a problem with chain restaurants but OG is definitely bottom-tier. Except the breadsticks.
     
  9. DUCKMOUTH

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    Just get the soup and salad. Good enough and won’t spend a ton of money on shit food. Salad is good and it’s hard to fuck up a soup
     
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  10. Clown Baby

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    I’ll say it: soup and a salad is not a proper meal
     
  11. NP13

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    OK Bania
     
  12. bwi2

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    and breadsticks
     
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  13. Redav

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    I'm going to fill up on lettuce
     
  14. Stone Cold Steve Austin

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    Carrabas and Olive Garden are the same restaurant
     
  15. Clown Baby

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    *Me walking into Olive Garden with a two pet crates full of bunny rabbits*

    OG Manager: Oh hell no!
     
  16. Tarpon Nole

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    lol no
     
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  17. racer

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    Show up with a card and a gift certificate to a much better Italian restaurant to really drive the point home.
     
  18. Clown Baby

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    Or a gift card to Olivia Garden. Make them go back!
     
  19. fattus

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    Jesus Christ you wouldn’t go to a birthday dinner because it’s at Olive Garden?
     
  20. Iron Mickey

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    Im not friends with anyone who would think that’s a good idea
     
  21. Lyrtch

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    i went to a rehearsal dinner a few weeks ago and Olive Garden would have been an upgrade

    rural america is a sad place
     
  22. Jimmy the Saint

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    The only person I know that would willingly choose it is my grandma and yes I would go.
     
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  23. ashy larry

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  24. Shinzonᴵᴵ

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    Doesn’t seem like that would be physically possible.

     
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  25. Pasta88

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    A man with some sort of intellectual disability threw his shoe at my head, and made perfect contact, in an Olive Garden bathroom when I was a pre-teen. Fun times for the entire family in Buffalo, NY.
     
  26. Daddy Rabbit

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    This reminded me of the old bud light real men of genius commercial
    "I don't see no lettuce."

     
  27. SugarShaun

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  29. ashy larry

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  30. Iron Mickey

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    well that’s what you get for doing a terrorism false flag to wage war on Islam



    damn
     
  31. Pharm

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    Chicken wings prices are at a 4 year low. Any chance restaurants actually lower the price?
     
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  32. racer

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  33. Truman

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  34. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    So I get to Olive Garden last night for a 7 o'clock dinner for 18 people. Someone has called ahead and gotten there at 6:15 to assure everything is set. We are told our table will be ready at 7.

    At 7:15 the manager comes over and says he miscalculated and the area they had for us only accommodates 14. He said it would be another 40 minutes or so.

    I tell the group that I'll just leave (4 of us with wife and kids) and then everyone could fit. Gave my brother his gift and went next door to my favorite Mexican restaurant.
     
  35. One Two

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    BOOO!
     
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  36. ashy larry

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    how was the Chipotle
     
  37. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    It actually was a chain. La Parilla. :jamalshewrote:
     
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  38. Jimmy the Saint

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    Nicely done :golfclap:
     
  39. Clown Baby

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    You didn’t tell us it was your brother’s bday. Doesn’t he post here? We need some answers.
     
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  40. racer

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    Oh you mother fucker. We were so invested in your Olive Garden success and you hung us out to dry.
     
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  41. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    I have a couple brothers. Neither of them post here anymore. I'm definitely the outlier in the family in terms of my restaurant choices.
     
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  42. racer

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    @ them
     
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  43. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    I had every intention of eating it. Fate intervened.
     
  44. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    @gubbs
     
  45. racer

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    Try telling your wife this
     
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  46. Simon Templar

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    So you bailed on your brothers birthday party?
     
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  47. It'sAlwaysSunnyInAthens

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    There were 18 family members and 14 seats. I think I did a nice thing. There were 4 kids there under 3. Waiting another hour would have been a disaster for everyone. What would you have done?
     
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  48. Simon Templar

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    As long as you’re happy I’m happy for you.
     
  49. Truman

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    Made your brother and his family leave
     
  50. Jimmy the Saint

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