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Kaido

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Kinda like the chicken equivalent of pork rinds?
Yup. Basically a Ruffles version of pork rinds, but made from chicken skin.

One bag did have enough salt to be pretty decent. The rest have been fairly bland. Plus a bit smelly.

Edit: My wife says the Flock chicken-skin chips smells like cat food
 
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Kaido

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I tried the new Sprite Ginger. It doesn't taste like Sprite, and it doesn't taste like Ginger Ale. It tastes like generic soda. Like just sweetened carbonated water. Basically a low-end store-brand soda. Like when you used to mix soda as a kid & it just came out tasting fizzy-sugary.

Disappointing.

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sdifox

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I tried the new Sprite Ginger. It doesn't taste like Sprite, and it doesn't taste like Ginger Ale. It tastes like generic soda. Like just sweetened carbonated water. Basically a low-end store-brand soda. Like when you used to mix soda as a kid & it just came out tasting fizzy-sugary.

Disappointing.

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they put Red Squirrel in a can?
 

IronWing

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I tried the Sam's Choice Stuffed Crust 5 meat pizza from Walmart today. It was the last frozen pizza in the store. Now I know why. The sauce is not quite as zippy as Spaghettio sauce but still manages to make the only flavor in this pizza. There were green flecks that I originally thought might be basil, cilantro, or parsley but I now think are bag ties. Following the directions on the carton, I got a soggy mess. Cranking the oven to incinerate mode improved things a bit but I still can not recommend this pizza as a last meal before the pending apocalypse.
 
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nakedfrog

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Yes, I made the mistake of trying a couple Sam's Choice pizzas.
"How bad could it be?", I thought to myself.
I was not pleased with the answer. Even now, sometimes I walk by and think "hm, that looks like it could be good" but fortunately there's that little me inside my head slapping my thoughts and saying "NO! You'll find naught there but disappointment and shattered dreams!"
 

shortylickens

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I shouldnt talk shit.
I've been lucky, the Walmart near me hasnt been stripped bare other than brand name Macaroni and cheese.
 

nakedfrog

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Heh, the first thing I do if I order anything from TB that has rice or their nasty chipotle sauce is remove them.
 

IronWing

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Dark chocolate covered walnuts in the Sprouts bulk bins are quite tasty.


They're not as good out of the bin so put your mouth on the spout for maximum pleasure.
 

lxskllr

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Walmart store brand stuff sucks in general. I've been spoiled by the general high quality of store brands from the decent stores I go to. I figured walmart would be pretty close. I should have figured differently. I don't buy food items with walmart's name on it anymore.

I haven't been to walmart since everything got insane. It's not the most pleasant experience in the best of times, and I don't feel like dealing with them with the current clusterfuck.
 

Kaido

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Ventured out to Wendy's for breakfast today. Got a couple different sandwiches. They weren't bad, but they were very mediocre. Meh. The homefries had a pretty decent flavor tho, surprisingly.

I used the mobile app to order & then picked it up at the drive-through. It's different than say BK tho, where you can have them start preparing it before you get there...Wendy's doesn't make it until you physically get there & tell them your name, so it's really just a minor convenience feature for pre-selection & pre-pay. With BK or McDonalds, when you get in proximity they can get your order rolling for you so it's ready to go when you show up, which is nice.
 

Linux23

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Ventured out to Wendy's for breakfast today. Got a couple different sandwiches. They weren't bad, but they were very mediocre. Meh. The homefries had a pretty decent flavor tho, surprisingly.

I used the mobile app to order & then picked it up at the drive-through. It's different than say BK tho, where you can have them start preparing it before you get there...Wendy's doesn't make it until you physically get there & tell them your name, so it's really just a minor convenience feature for pre-selection & pre-pay. With BK or McDonalds, when you get in proximity they can get your order rolling for you so it's ready to go when you show up, which is nice.
which ones did you order?
 

Kaido

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which ones did you order?
The regular with sausage & the "croissant" with bacon. Not bad, just meh. It's food.

I'll try the other ones, although I find most biscuits are pretty dry & aren't all that much fun to eat without sausage & gravy.
 

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