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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:08 AM
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Be careful at Waffle Houses. Some weird s*** goes on there besides plotting insurrection.
These are just a few of the headlines I found Googling 'Waffle House crime.' I left out the eleventy billion robberies. Other places have problems too, but on the weird scale, Waffle Houses beat them all. Those 4 old coots picked an apropos place to plan. I hope all Waffle Houses have cameras recording in all directions or live streaming to police departments.

Georgia: Domestic Terra: Four Crazy Coots Plan Killing Spree at Waffle House

Tuscaloosa: Three arrested for fight have history of violent crimes

Augusta, GA: Police investigate early morning gunplay at Augusta Waffle House

Fort Pierce,FL: Woman Goes To Jail Over $7.45 Waffle House Bill

Panama City, FL: Charles Patrick O'Bryan Tries To Kill Wife By Driving Into A Waffle House: Cops

Manning,SC: Waffle House waitress shoots, pistol-whips customer, SC police say
(Alvin Greene lives in Manning.)

Houston: Waffle House robbery victim opened fire on suspects
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hobbit709 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:10 AM
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1. must have something to do with the sugar rush.
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Cirque du So-What Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:01 AM
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14. That was my first thought upon reading the OP's opening lines
Sugar & caffeine - instant balls for cops & perps alike.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:11 AM
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2. I lurve Waffle House
Good coffee, old-school waitresses and breakfast 24/7.
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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:12 AM
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4. I do too!
Just be ready to duck get under a table.
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blogslut Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:16 AM
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7. Perez Hilton's got a hearty collection of Chuck E. Cheese crime stories.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:47 AM
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24. That's unbelievable!
I love a good bad restaurant story and I have always suspected CEC of having it's own share, but that is unreal. There should be a site just for nightmare CEC stories.
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Greybnk48 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:10 AM
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16. I love the diner food there. Every time we head south
I try to get everyone in to a Waffle House for at least one breakfast. mmmmmmmmmmmmmm!
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:39 AM
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21. I love Waffle House, too
Patty melts. Yum. And hash browns.
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emilyg Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:33 PM
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69. Best grits in town.
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Poll_Blind Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:12 AM
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3. Which is a shame, too, because waffle houses should be places of peace. And maple syrup. nt
PB
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:29 AM
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37. Maple syrup?! Never! Blueberry!
You wanna take this outside!!!????
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:17 PM
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58. Syrup? No way. Peanut butter!
Let's go buddy. Me and you in the parking lot!
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hedgehog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:13 AM
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5. I don't trust any food establishment that uses margerine instead of butter.
That s**t will mess you up!
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Cirque du So-What Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:06 AM
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15. I'd wager there's trans fats in the batter mix as well
so even if you skipped the oleo topping - and where's the fun in eating pancakes without the flavor of butter, even if it's artificial - you'd get loads of trans fats. I eat breakfast out occasionally, but take a pass on the pancakes. I make my own from scratch, and there's no trans fats in those beauties!
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nc4bo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:15 AM
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6. NC has quite a few WH violence too...
They're open late most times and weird stuff happens when the sun goes down it seems.
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Uben Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:17 AM
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8. Waffle House accused of stockpiling nuclear weapons
Revealed in the dead sea scrolls, the ancients used waffle houses to hide nuclear weapons. Until recently, waffle houses have enjoyed a kind of anonymity, but now they have come under scrutiny for plotting a world domination scheme.
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david_vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:17 AM
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17. Mayan prophecy predicts
the "opening of new portals" to take place at Waffle Houses on 11/11/11.
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:01 PM
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50. Didn't you know that's how Obama found bin Laden
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 12:01 PM by LynneSin
bin Laden was hiding at a Waffle House.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:43 AM
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22. You know when you unscramble the name "Waffle House" you get...
Evil Conspiracy Hell Bent On Taking Over the World!!
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:25 PM
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64. I ate at a Waffle House
once in N. KY. Now only was the food awful, but I got the most distressful feeling while I was there.

There is something 'wrong' with the place. I'll have to find out who owns these restaurants....but I figured they were Pit Stops for the Drug Cartels and Human Trafficking.

Seriously, even when I drive by one of them, I get a very uneasy feeling. I'll never go in again....they're evil, like Cheney.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:29 PM
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68. Slander
The "uneasy" feeling is that you are hungry, and you *really* want something that is probably going to clog your arteries. And you don't care because it is delicious :evil:
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femrap Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 03:22 PM
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84. If you read my post,
you'd see that I thought the food was horrid.

I don't like to eat grease nor lard nor trans-fats.

I love it that you are telling me how I feel....wow, you must a very special person.
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:26 AM
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9. Any place open 24 hours is going to
have all sorts of weird crap happening.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:44 AM
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23. Kind of explains White Castle. nt
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:24 AM
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34. Good times!
Damn, now I want some of those burgers.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:41 AM
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45. I know!
I miss them so much!

I live in a White Castle desert. :(
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:18 PM
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59. I've never had any white castle...
but there is one across the street from our office.

Waddaya say, should I give it a try?
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:21 PM
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61. Yes! Go now!
Why are you still sitting there?











If you are a super healthy eater, don't go.
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:07 PM
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76. I am a super health eater so perhaps I'll wait until a friday night just in case....
Thanks for the encouragement. Frankly the place has always kinda frightened me.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 01:54 PM
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74. Yes, please! I'm living vicariously through you! nt
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:08 PM
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77. I'll get the gut bombs if you have some coffee for me.
I'm on a break.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:11 PM
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92. I don't drink coffee, but if you eat the white castle, I'll drink the java!
I think that's a fair trade. LOL
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-04-11 12:44 PM
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95. You've gotta deal but if you don't drink coffee then feel free to ...
... substitute something else for the coffee.

Try this - http://www.dandyblend.com/
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:28 AM
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10. Leave the Waffle House...
...alooooone!1!!



:rofl:
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:06 AM
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28. Snort.
:rofl:
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:31 AM
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11. I have a funny Waffle House story....
When we first moved to Raleigh back in 1992, we went to a WH Sunday AM for breakfast. So we were sitting there anticipating our unhealthy but tasty breakfast - 8 AM we hear a sound - Kate Smith singing God Bless America on the loudspeakers - everyone stands up. We really didn't know what to think.....we moved to NC from PA - and that may have been the moment that it hit us that things would be different in NC!

nearly 20 years and it still makes us laugh!
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:59 AM
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13. lol!
:spray:

What the hell - a sobriety test? shift change? new batch of waffle batter good to go?


That's funny.
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lonestarnot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:05 AM
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27. ROFLMAO
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:07 AM
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30. Hilarious :D
I'm telling you, Waffle House is dinner theater LOL.
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:03 PM
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52. I'm guessing you're not from Philly! Kate Smith singing 'God Bless America' is standard...
for any Flyers game or related Flyers events.
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NRaleighLiberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:30 PM
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81. oddly, we were moving to NC from Philly....we didn't expect Kate to follow us!
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 03:56 PM
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85. Being stalked by Kate Smith -
THAT is scary!
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:22 PM
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62. I remember walking into one at 3AM in Alabama once...
... or was it Florida. I don't remember because it was 20 years ago and my job put me on the road 24/7/365. It all kinda blurs after a while. Anyway I was on the job and didn't get finished at the recording studio until late and needed some grub.

So I walked in and almost immediately walked back out because there was this dude sitting there with a banjo noodling out dueling banjos. Luckily I got over my deliverance flashback and sat down and ate. It turned out he was a local picker and put on a pretty good show. I went and saw him and his bluegrass band that weekend.
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dtexdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 08:33 AM
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12. But a lot of it may be safe enough -- because the participants mostly waffle.
;-)
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:30 AM
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18. All the time we'd lived in the South, no amount of desperation could make us go into a Waffle House.
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 09:31 AM by TwilightGardener
I have no problem with Perkins, Denny's, Village Inn, IHOP, even (blech) Shoney's, but Waffle House just looked like somewhere I could not bring myself to eat.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:16 AM
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32. Perkins has GREAT biscuits and gravy
But they aren't nearly as entertaining as 2am at a Waffle House :D.
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:32 AM
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39. They do have good biscuits. I am seeing less Perkins than I used to, though--
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 11:32 AM by TwilightGardener
I think they must be closing some restaurants. I forgot to mention Cracker Barrel, which has good breakfasts (and biscuits).
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:36 AM
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41. Sorry, won't patronize Cracker Barrel
They openly discriminate against gay people. So I haven't eaten there.

(sorry for my tirade, but CB is discriminatory)
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TwilightGardener Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:38 AM
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42. I didn't know that! That sucks.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:39 AM
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43. Yes, it does, and I don't go there.
Didn't mean to burst your bubble over a favored eating place, but I won't go to CB.
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MedicalAdmin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:24 PM
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63. Crap, I didn't know that.
Oh well, easy come, easy go. No more CB for me until they change that policy / tolerance.
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Papagoose Donating Member (361 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:35 AM
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19. I had an intersting moment with a Teabagger in Waffle House last week
The guy played that Lee Greenwood Proud to Be an American song THREE times in a row on the jukebox. During the third play, he walked over to my table and asked me if I knew why he was playing it. I told him that I assumed he must really like that song and then went back to eating. Well, he didn't take the hint that I wasn't into talking to him and launched into a tirade about how Barack Hussein Obama hates America, banned the Bible, banned the Constitution, taken all the guns, raised all the taxes and killed the economy. He finished by telling me that Barack Hussein Obama "passed a law banning the American flag from flying over the White House" and that he plays that song "to spite that sonofabitch".

I had my children with me, so I simply bid him good day and wished him much happiness in his life, but am still really curious why he selected me for his tirade.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:31 AM
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38. It's the Waffle House
It's sort of an initiation that a crazy redneck has to do something odd when you go in one. Once you get used to it, even with your kids (I've been taken there since I was a child) it's pretty entertaining.

You probably looked like you were from out of town.

It could have also been that he got off of his medication, and that was the cheapest place to eat in town that was still open.
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renate Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 01:25 PM
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72. he plays a song three times in a Waffle House to "spite" Obama
Well, THAT will make the President of the United States sit up and think twice!
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 04:00 PM
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86. He saw your bumper stickers? nt
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Papagoose Donating Member (361 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 07:33 PM
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88. Probably...and I drive a Prius, not a popular car out here where I live
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:38 AM
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20. I go for the hash browns
I'm not going to stop going just because weird things happen there. It's almost like dinner theater.
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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 09:50 AM
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25. Now that would be unreality show! nt
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:02 AM
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26. "It's almost like dinner theater," LOL!
Waffle House probably isn't exceptional in having an incident occur there once in a while.

A while back, we had a "meat thermometer attack" at my local movie theater. Someone complained about a theatergoer talking on a cell phone and, well...one thing led to another (including the meat thermometer stabbing).

The best comment I saw about it, in a discussion of why someone would bring a meat thermometer to a movie theater, was from someone saying he always carries one--because "You never know when someone's going to ask you if his meat is done." :)
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:52 AM
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29. LMAO
See what I mean? So yeah, life is a little odd at times, but it's not going to stop me from going to the movies or dining at the Waffle House. LOL :D
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:16 AM
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31. lmao!
Life would be so boring without a little weirdness tossed in now & again.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:24 AM
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33. Manning,SC: Waffle House waitress shoots, pistol-whips customer, SC police say
I have to wonder, what the hell was that about?
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:41 AM
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44. When Kate Smith sings 'God Bless America,' you BETTER goddamn STAND!
:rofl:
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:42 AM
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47. LMFAO!
:rofl:
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:02 PM
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51. Never, ever stiff a waitress or waiter.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:27 PM
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66. LOL
No indeed :D
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Swede Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:27 AM
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35. Just a lot of disinformation from IHOP.
:shrug:
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:34 AM
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40. LMAO
We don't have too many "IHOP" restaurants here in the South. Maybe in Florida, but this was Georgia. Nothing International going on around there. ;)

You think they are setting us up to fight a pancakes vs. waffles? We've got biscuits.
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RaleighNCDUer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:27 AM
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36. Does Waffle House still have bottomless coffe cups?
Perhaps the problems is over-caffination.
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:41 AM
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46. It's a running joke among my friends that no story about a trip to the south is complete
without a Throwing Up At Waffle House incident. Apparently if you're used to eating Actual Food and not beigey-grey greasy fried grease, that stuff does untoward things to your digestive tract. Quickly.

So between the crime wave and the projectile vomiting Californians, I'm not sure what the appeal is.
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Javaman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:47 AM
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48. I love this thread.
I haven't laughed this hard in a while! :rofl:
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HappyMe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:10 PM
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55. I know, right!
A pleasant thread in gd! :D
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:02 PM
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75. +100
In the midst of all the seriousnesness we NEED Waffle House threads.

And this one's a hoot... :rofl:
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:10 PM
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78. +1000 n/t
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LynneSin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:59 AM
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49. 891K hits on google for Cracker Barrel Crime- top ones are racist related
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:07 PM
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53. Waffle House crime--only 478,000 hits
And most of those are the waitresses beating up customers who don't stand for Kate Smith :)
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:38 PM
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70. LMAO! n/t
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cui bono Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:08 PM
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54. "Well, looks like we got ourselves a reader."
Great Bill Hicks bit on his Waffle House experience:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uvs2g5Nj0NI

What a great and insightful comic. We lost him way too soon.

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Tsiyu Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:15 PM
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56. If you're in a band in the South you are required by law to go

to Waffle House after late-night gigs. Who the hell else is going to be open? I've met my son's band stumbling out of the Awful Waffle as my band was staggering in...

And you should hear my sister tell the story about the time she was at an Awful Waffle on Christams Eve. The waitress and the grill cook were screaming and throwing food at each other, some customers were getting in a fist fight and meanwhile the jukebox was playing "Waffle House Christmas" over and over again.


"I went to a fight and a Waffle House broke out" is the saying. But I have an actual real Waffle House sign, imitation brass, "Welcome to The Waffle House," from the one nearest me. The biz was bought by another franchise, so one of my son's bandmates who was manager there snagged it for me :) It's a prized possession.

I will never stop going to the Awful Waffle...



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millijac Donating Member (33 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:15 PM
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57. A really weird wedding also took place at WH
http://gwinnettdailypost.mycapture.com/mycapture/enlarg...

Make sure you aren't eating or drinking while viewing the slideshow, otherwise your food and beverage will end up on your computer screen as you roll on the floor laughing.
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:27 PM
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67. Oh my gawd.
:rofl:
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Are_grits_groceries Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 01:37 PM
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73. That was classic Southern redneck and Waffle House!
Did you see that bunch waiting for the bouquet when the bride tossed it? I wish they had taken a few more pictures of that action. Probably some knives and brass knuckles.....
Pic #47
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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:20 PM
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60. This is the work of IHOP provocateurs.
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 12:26 PM
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65. They're trying to divert attention from the IHOP terrorists
:rofl:
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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 01:23 PM
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71. Do they still prefer white customers?
Edited on Thu Nov-03-11 01:24 PM by jberryhill

I never set foot in one and probably never will.

My understanding is they have a color problem.
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Aerows Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:13 PM
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79. Please, don't even start that
In my area, they would lose half their customers. Seriously, why would you say such a thing with an obvious intent to stir up racial discontent? Black and white families eat together at WH where I am. We don't have much of a Latino population, but I brought my Chinese nieces there, too.
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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 03:11 PM
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82. After a chain gets sued enough times, I tend to take note

Why would I say something like that?

Because they have a stellar history of doing that.

Take a peek:

http://www.google.com/search?q=waffle+house+sued+discri...

Those were all figments of someone's imagination?
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Manifestor_of_Light Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 10:55 PM
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93. I thought that was Denny's that was sued.
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Shandris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 02:15 PM
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80. We dont' call it the Awful Waffle for nothin' ya know! (n/t)
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GeorgeGist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 03:17 PM
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83. Greenfield Indiana will never forget ...
the Insane Clown Posse's visit to Waffle House. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Insane_Clown_Posse
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Lucian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 04:01 PM
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87. That must be a regional thing because I haven't seen one of those here in MN.
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jtuck004 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 07:44 PM
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89. Give up scattered, smothered, and covered for mere safety? I think not. /nt
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rgbecker Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 07:46 PM
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90. Ze Waffles! They make me craaaazzzzzyyyyyyy!
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pinboy3niner Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 07:52 PM
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91. I'M CALLING HOMELAND SECURITY RIGHT FUCKING NOW!
:evilgrin:
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opiate69 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-03-11 11:02 PM
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94. "... what you readin' for??"
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