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What will they think of next?

Postby ferri » Jun 21st, 2016, 3:55 pm

i see things that amaze me once in awhile. i just saw one and thought i needed to share it. so here's a thread for amazing things. lol

this isn't perfected yet, but i bet it won't be long before it's improved.

KFC's Takeout Box Will Charge Your Phone While You Eat

http://mentalfloss.com/article/81916/kf ... le-you-eat
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby Queen K » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:07 pm

KFC needs perfected for sure. Last time we got KFC it was so fatty and yet sadly thin of real chicken meat we gave up.

Now the box thingy is amazing. Why not change all surfaces to solar generating capabilities?
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby GordonH » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:40 pm

As a kid Colonel Sanders was still on commercials, his fried chicken was treat. Very little is any fatty bits.
I had not had any in years so in may late 20s I purchased some KFC it was fattiest greasiest crap I ever had, to this I have never gone back.

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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby ferri » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:41 pm

GordonH wrote:As a kid Colonel Sanders was still on commercials, his fried chicken was treat. Very little is any fatty bits.
I had not had any in years so in may late 20s I purchased some KFC it was fattiest greasiest crap I ever had, to this I have never gone back.



but what if you need to charge your phone 17%? lol
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby GordonH » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:45 pm

GordonH wrote:As a kid Colonel Sanders was still on commercials, his fried chicken was treat. Very little is any fatty bits.
I had not had any in years so in may late 20s I purchased some KFC it was fattiest greasiest crap I ever had, to this I have never gone back.


ferri wrote:but what if you need to charge your phone 17%? lol


If it dies no big deal, wait till I get home to charge it. I'm not a slave to the phone
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby Queen K » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:46 pm

That's pretty drastic to avoid KFC.
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby ferri » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:47 pm

GordonH wrote:
If it dies no big deal, wait till I get home to charge it. I'm not a slave to the phone


well heck. no chicken and no magic charging box for you then!
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby GordonH » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:49 pm

Queen K wrote:That's pretty drastic to avoid KFC.


Yep, I suspect if Colonel were to eat his chicken today he would be disgusted
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby Queen K » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:50 pm

^ And amazed by what his box can do.
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby ferri » Jun 21st, 2016, 4:52 pm

now i have to go find something else to stun and amaze you guys. *sniff*
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby TimmyE » Jul 5th, 2016, 8:58 pm

KFC should be more worried about serving good food rather than promoting a gimmick like this. I had KFC last week and I didn't know they made chicken that small. Even the barrel was small!!

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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby LoneWolf_53 » Jul 5th, 2016, 10:02 pm

TimmyE wrote:KFC should be more worried about serving good food rather than promoting a gimmick like this. I had KFC last week and I didn't know they made chicken that small. Even the barrel was small!!


Back in the 70's they actually served chicken and the size of pieces was normal, nowadays I swear they're serving either quail or pigeons, if the size of a breast is any indicator. :biggrin:
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby Bsuds » Jul 6th, 2016, 6:49 am

KFC is take out food (well maybe food) and you generally pick it up and take it home with your car.
Don't most people have a car charger for their phones?
It's just a gimmick to sell crappy chicken to the unthinking and charge more for it.
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby ferri » Jul 14th, 2016, 2:05 pm

“When someone is nasty or treats you poorly, don't take it personally. It says nothing about you, but a lot about them.” ― Michael Josephson
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Re: What will they think of next?

Postby Bsuds » Jul 14th, 2016, 2:23 pm

ferri wrote:how come i didn't know about this? :cry:

http://www.mentalfloss.com/article/8148 ... ay-offline



Pssst...ferri...there's lots of stuff you don't know! :biggrin:
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