Friendly's filing for bankruptcy

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kaszeta
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Friendly's filing for bankruptcy - Wed, 10/5/11 9:49 AM
 Friendly's Ice Cream is filing for bankruptcy: 
http://www.boston.com/Bos...dex.html?p1=News_links
I can't say I'm terribly surprised, they've been on a long, slow slide in quality for a long time.
 

michaelcarraher
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Re:Friendly's filing for bankruptcy - Wed, 10/5/11 12:35 PM
Good! It was never anything more than a bad imitation of HoJo's, which also experienced a decline in quality.  Friendly's was never close to HoJo's at its best and slid even further than HoJo's at its worst.

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Re:Friendly's filing for bankruptcy - Thu, 10/6/11 8:13 AM
The only surprise is that they've lasted this long.  Their ice cream is / has been of the poorest quality at a high price.  Their breakfast is pathetic and considering one can not get a sandwich or entree without paying for their disgusting fries,  it's a rather pricey place for a light meal.
 
Last time I was there (perhaps 10 years ago), I ordered a strawberry milkshake.  Oddly, it was served using vanilla ice cream.  Never thought having strawberry ice cream would be a special request.  Now that's strange.

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Re:Friendly's filing for bankruptcy - Sun, 10/9/11 5:58 PM
OMG!  Who now will make the Almond Joy ice cream?