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roossy90

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Arby's joined the band wagon Thu, 01/19/06 5:08 PM (permalink)
Went thru the drive thru at Arbys today, and there was the dreaded sign.
"No tomato's unless requested.."
Grrrrrr- I hate having to ask for tomato's on my sandwich or salad!
 
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    enginecapt

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    • Location: Fontana, CA
    RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Fri, 01/20/06 8:49 AM (permalink)
    Would you rather the price go up to save you from asking? I'll answer for you: NO.
     
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      V960

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      • Location: Kannapolis area, NC
      RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Fri, 01/20/06 9:56 AM (permalink)
      In January it's not really a tomato...just a reasonable facimile.
       
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        Fieldthistle

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        • Location: Hinton, VA
        RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Fri, 01/20/06 1:35 PM (permalink)
        Hello All,
        I love tomatoes. There are many foods we just expect a tomato to provided with it.
        It has been included in the price of the meal or product. If they are going to
        make us ask for it, then they should lower the price. If they are going to charge
        us more for a tomato, then they should let us know. I have been to places where
        there was an extra charge for tomatoes and I didn't know it until I paid.
        Usually, if tomatoes must be requested or if there is an extra charge, the tomatoes
        are of bad quality because there has been a bad season or a natural disaster to create
        a shortage or problems.
        I repeat...prices should be lowered if tomatoes are omitted or of a bad quality.
        Good business people factor in the ups and downs of seasons and possible problems.
        I am tired of hearing that I must pay more because of a bad season or a hurricane, and prices go up,
        but in good times, prices do not go down. It's not just tomatoes, it's everything. Prices go up
        because of a problem or disaster, but when life or nature gets normal, the prices never return
        to their prior value.
        And while January tomatoes are not July tomatoes in quality, why should I pay more for less quality?
        Those tomatoes are coming from places in the southern hemisphere where the tomatoes are starting to ripe.
        Who taught us to pay more for less quality?
        Sorry for ranting.
        Take Care,
        Fieldthistle
         
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          roossy90

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          RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Fri, 01/20/06 3:05 PM (permalink)
          Yesterday, I noticed that the tomatoe's on my roasted veggie salad that I always get at a local hangout are almost non existent. They used to give you 2 large cherry ones, cut in half. I think I got one small grape tomato cut in 1/4's.
          LOL....
          But at another place, I ask for extra tomatoe's on my chef salad, and no questions asked and no up charge either..
          Go figure.....
           
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            dreamzpainter

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            RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Fri, 01/20/06 5:47 PM (permalink)
            I'm not so sure that what these places call tomatoes truely deserve the name. Personally I always scrape the rabbit food off or when ordering (like at Wendys) request no lettuce/tomatoe. The unseasonal weather decimated my 2nd mater crop but hope blooms afresh, this upcoming weekend I'll be starting seeds..........
             
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              AndreaB

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              • Location: Versailles, KY
              RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Sat, 01/21/06 8:52 AM (permalink)
              My husband brought me a Super from Arby's the other day, and the tomatoes on it were practically thin as sheets of paper. They skimped on the lettuce as well.

              Andrea
               
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                roossy90

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                RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Sat, 01/21/06 3:44 PM (permalink)
                quote:
                Originally posted by AndreaB

                My husband brought me a Super from Arby's the other day, and the tomatoes on it were practically thin as sheets of paper. They skimped on the lettuce as well.

                Andrea


                AT least there was something looking like a tomato!
                 
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                  Wallyum

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                  RE: Arby's joined the band wagon Sat, 01/21/06 4:49 PM (permalink)
                  quote:
                  Originally posted by V960

                  In January it's not really a tomato...just a reasonable facimile.


                  Sad, but true.
                   
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