Question of theology/sub shop etiquette

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  1. low selfestitle

    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Stopped to get a six-inch cold-cut sub -- toasted :derp: -- at Subway after work.

    The guy right in front of me -- a Muslim :derp: -- was also getting his sub toasted. The :quote:sandwich artist:quote: was making our subs at the same time, so they're right beside each other on the counter.

    The Subway guy puts the subs on the same toaster rack -- not touching -- and is about to pop them in the oven.

    The Muslim customer stops him and says he refused to allow my sub to be toasted on the same rack as his, because my sub had pork in it.

    Yet the subs would be no closer in the oven than they had been on the counter the previous three minutes. :dontknow:

    Did he have just cause to demand the removal of my sub from the toaster rack? :munch:
     
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    P-B Honourary Canuck Gold

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    If he was that devote, he probably wouldn't be eating in a restaurant that wasn't halal in the first place.
     
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    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Most places I go will roast the sub one at a time.

    They roasted together but it's not like there was contact. I think the customer over reacted but what do I know? :dontknow:
     
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    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    Indeed :lo5:
     
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    Shine 2012 rookie of the year VIP

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    i think you started a jihaad
     
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    Nantrax Well-Known Member VIP Gold

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    According to wikipedia, there are 2 subway restaurants that offer Halal in the USA and 3 in Canada. Of course I don't know where they are.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    :bigthink

    Rep-worthy response. :toptip:
     
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    exactly. he was just being an asshole.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Perhaps there's a Qur'anic text that deals explicitly with the toasting of subs. :dontknow:
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    Just curious, did he apologize to you for the slight or avoid eye contact?
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Imma check. BRB.

    If this happened to be one of them, my case goes right out the window. :worried:
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    I'm just glad the Muslim didn't take me to task for ordering a :quote:cold-cut:quote: sub and wanting it toasted. I don't know how I would have justified that. :dontknow:
     
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    Tarpon1965 Resident Dawg Whisperer

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    I wouldn't want my sandwich being next to Low's either. :c
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Frankly, he treated me as he would a Jew. :crying: No remorse at all.

    And then he complained because the Subway guy put pickles on his sub, saying he didn't order pickles, be we all know goddamn well that he did! :pissed:
     
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    :jj:
     
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    gwartney Unafilliated Gold

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    It doesn't bother me that he didn't want his sandwich next to yours. Everyone has the right to be quirky. He should have been a gentleman and told the guy to cook yours first and at least acknowledged you. He had to be a prick about it.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    Thank you all.

    It seems clear now that the Muslim was in the wrong, not because of his faith, but because he was an asshole.
    Although the whole Islam thing ain't doing him any favours.

    :toptip:
     
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    I'm sure all the ones in Canada are in the GTA :facepalm:
     
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    :facepalm: I hate shit like that. He had just cause to do that in a Subway in Bahrain, but not O' Canader.
     
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    :jj: