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2003-10-22 Iraq
U.S. Troops Order Comfort, With Fries on the Side
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Posted by .com 2003-10-22 1:38:04 PM|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [272 views since 2007-05-07]  Top

#1 .com, they don't deliver - you'll have to go there. You're also required to spend 24 hours on guard duty around the perimeter before being 'privileged' to place an order.

Makes for a damned expensive cheeseburger!
Posted by Old Patriot  2003-10-22 2:07:30 PM|| []  2003-10-22 2:07:30 PM|| Front Page Top

#2 But if ya gotta do the guard duty gig anyway, well then, it's a bonus, right??!!?!!

"its sales have reached the top 10 among all Burger King franchises on Earth"
This indicates that walking through fire on top of any other onerous duties hasn't deterred customers. ;-)

Mebbe, if they had the cajones, putting a Starbucks, BK, McD, KFC, Wendy's, Taco Bell, and a Jack in the Box in a heavy underground bunker with razor wire, concrete anti-vehicle gauntlet, and the world's greatest ventilation system (to get rid of the deep fat fryer output) in downtown Baghdad would prolly set new records for sales. I picture having a dummy version at ground level as an idjit-magnet. If we could figure out how to get the people in & out without them getting shot by the Ba'athists who used to have the Baba Habas franchise, we'd boost our retirement funds by about 1000000x. ;^)
Posted by .com 2003-10-22 2:35:26 PM||   2003-10-22 2:35:26 PM|| Front Page Top

#3 Gonna have to be Turkey Bacon if they want to sell to anyone besides our guys and the 300 Iraqi Christians.
Posted by OminousWhatever 2003-10-22 5:54:34 PM||   2003-10-22 5:54:34 PM|| Front Page Top

#4 I wondered if anyone would notice. First thing I did after getting to Thailand was to go to BK and order exactly that meal.
Posted by .com 2003-10-22 8:24:55 PM||   2003-10-22 8:24:55 PM|| Front Page Top

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