I have never seen a Burger King or McDonalds under construction. have you?

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  1. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

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    they just seem to show up :scratch:
     
  2. gilaet

    gilaet mind wandering... Staff Member

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    I think you're on to something.
     
  3. A Succulent Chinese Meal

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  4. ChuckZ

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    Naz has a sad thread about this.
     
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    i have seen both being built but that was when they expanded the town i grew up in
     
  6. Shivvy

    Shivvy VIP Extreme Gold

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    its weird, right?
     
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    droops42 Well-Known Member

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    I always see them being renovated.
     
  8. blairg

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    I have, McD's, two in my city had a heavy renovation. 2 drive throughs now.
     
  9. beatlejaws

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    i had breakfast at Burger King yesterday
     
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    Thelonious Davis Magical negro.

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    also i saw taco bell made from scratch
     
  11. Mojopin

    Mojopin Resplendent in his frock

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    I've never seen a squirrel taking a shit.
     
  12. doughhead63

    doughhead63 OD'd on life itself Staff Member

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    Maybe it was just a mirage
     
  13. ice cream

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    i think mostly they take over failed businesses as opposed to building from scratch
     
  14. SternFan100

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    Im pretty sure the bulk of them may be prefab so it goes up quick.
     
  15. nazdrowie

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    all the time.


    Chuck is right.
     
  16. Jack-A-Roe

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    That's one fascinating life you lead.
     
  17. Chaos

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    True. Taco bell is famous for having restaurants that can be built and open in 24 hours.
     
  18. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian VIP Gold

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    Hi Shiv
     
  19. newcastlefan

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    when New Brunswick, NJ was renovated the town felt the BK would look better on the right side of the street rather than the left, so they had a crane and a flatbed truck show up to lift it as a unit, drop it on the truck which then moved 100' to the other side of the street and then the crane lifted it again and landed it on its new foundation. really confused drivers for a few weeks, especially the Rutgers students driving high at night. that was many years ago. i think they don't use the trucks anymore; they probably use Fedex Ground, in one of their flat-rate boxes, now.
     
  20. Billy Brown

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    OMG I just saw a squirrel take a shit for the first time last month.

    It was on a fence and I saw it drop a little turd. :cheer: