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rockymountaindem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Nov-13-06 09:14 AM
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7. There's a Panera and a Qdoba in the same shopping center by my house
I don't get what the problem is.
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  -Judge rules: Burrito is not a sandwich mondo joe  Nov-13-06 08:48 AM   #0 
  - Those damn Massachusetts activist judges!  tk2kewl   Nov-13-06 08:53 AM   #1 
  - We have a Panera near a Qdoba.  knitter4democracy   Nov-13-06 08:59 AM   #2 
  - Now that you mention it, so do I.  mcscajun   Nov-13-06 09:15 AM   #8 
  - Big reason  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:34 AM   #15 
     - But the whole point of such a clause is to limit competition within a category.  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:38 AM   #21 
     - That's why it came down to the definition of a sandwich  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:43 AM   #25 
        - You've introduced a notion of CATEGORIES of food. Their clause was clearly  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:48 AM   #28 
           - I'm sorry  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:49 AM   #30 
              - I missed the part of my post in which I said you weren't allowed either.  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:50 AM   #32 
     - I didn't know Qdoba's history on this.  knitter4democracy   Nov-13-06 03:30 PM   #34 
  - I'm waiting for a McDonalds ruling  Canuckistanian   Nov-13-06 09:00 AM   #3 
  - God I love Panera's cinnamon crunch bagels...  ms liberty   Nov-13-06 09:05 AM   #4 
  - And a danish is not a donut!!! Let freedom ring...  Crankie Avalon   Nov-13-06 09:06 AM   #5 
  - Panera's doesn't even sell Wraps, so their "beef" with Qdoba is  mcscajun   Nov-13-06 09:13 AM   #6 
  - It's a bullshit ruling  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:26 AM   #11 
     - Bread bowls are meat/veggies within bread.  Little Wing   Nov-13-06 09:35 AM   #16 
     - heh  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:37 AM   #19 
     - Who the hell is the judge? Just the person required to make the call.  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:36 AM   #18 
     - Yeah you're right  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:38 AM   #20 
        - The question is what is understood to be a "sandwich".  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:40 AM   #22 
           - It is a corporate battle  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:48 AM   #29 
           - I can only say I have never in my life used SANDWICH and BURRITO interchangably.  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:49 AM   #31 
           - Well, the dictionary.com definition reads:  ET Awful   Nov-13-06 09:50 AM   #33 
     - Um, where *exactly* did the ruling say that his rationale depended....  BlooInBloo   Nov-13-06 09:42 AM   #23 
     - I've eaten at that very Panera many times, it is never empty.  ET Awful   Nov-13-06 09:47 AM   #27 
  - There's a Panera and a Qdoba in the same shopping center by my house  rockymountaindem   Nov-13-06 09:14 AM   #7 
  - "fast food" restaurant competition is feirce  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:20 AM   #10 
  - They better not run at a loss---that's as illegal as hell  Katzenjammer   Nov-13-06 09:34 AM   #14 
     - They do it all the time  Ravenseye   Nov-13-06 09:36 AM   #17 
  - On the same street  LizW   Nov-13-06 09:27 AM   #12 
  - I've never heard of either one of these franchises.  Tinman   Nov-13-06 09:17 AM   #9 
  - What about a Chalupa?  bryant69   Nov-13-06 09:30 AM   #13 
  - Well, in the world of crossword puzzles  bmbmd   Nov-13-06 09:43 AM   #24 
     - That's loco. A Mexican Sandwich is a Torta.  mondo joe   Nov-13-06 09:46 AM   #26 
 

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