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(vanity)We were there, Chick Fil-A Paramus, NJ
8/1/12

Posted on 08/02/2012 12:54:48 AM PDT by Impala64ssa

We were at the Chick Fil-A at the Paramus Park Mall in Paramus, NJ. The first time I ate at this place since the mall opened in 1974, and it was pretty darned good. I highly recommend the peach shake. What's noteworthy is this particular Chick fil-A is one of the few remaining original teneants at this mall. No media coverage, other than the local cable news. Considering how heavily democrat Bergen Cty is they had quite a turnout and everyone seemed in good spirits. And the crowd was quite a bit more, (I HATE this word) diverse than a typical environmentalist rally or OWS protest.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: New Jersey
KEYWORDS: aar; chickfila; nj2012; tristatechapter; vanity

1 posted on 08/02/2012 12:55:00 AM PDT by Impala64ssa
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To: Impala64ssa

Good job! Thanks for sharing with us!!!


2 posted on 08/02/2012 1:18:02 AM PDT by Wpin ("I Have Sworn Upon the Altar of God eternal hostility against every form of tyranny...")
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To: Impala64ssa

Nice Pics! Seems that you are part of the Chick-Fil-A revolution...heh. Worth remembering and saving - a major event for Conservative thought in an bad political climate.


3 posted on 08/02/2012 1:52:44 AM PDT by Deagle
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To: Impala64ssa

Thanks for supporting CFA and thanks for sharing!


4 posted on 08/02/2012 1:58:07 AM PDT by South40 ("Islam has a proud tradition of tolerance." Hussein Obama, Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009)
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To: South40

We went to the one in Greenwoo, IN. The place was packed. Cars around the building, police dirrecting traffic, people lined up outside both door. Took over an hour to get our food. Entirely worth the wait for a good cause.


5 posted on 08/02/2012 2:16:18 AM PDT by DaiHuy (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: South40

We went to the one in Greenwoo, IN. The place was packed. Cars around the building, police dirrecting traffic, people lined up outside both door. Took over an hour to get our food. Entirely worth the wait for a good cause.


6 posted on 08/02/2012 2:16:42 AM PDT by DaiHuy (One Big Assed Mistake America)
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To: Impala64ssa

Yorktown Virginia was packed as were all the local shops.
The local ABC affiliate is not covering the story this morning. (I missed the evening report so I don’t know if they even mentioned it last night.) They are, however, reporting the “new” poll showing Obama’s in the lead in several swing states as news (still) this morning. This poll, it has been pointed out by many, weighed debtocrat voters by a higher margin than they have ever voted in actual elections.
The people KNOW that it was a fun night at Chick fil A even if the news won’t report it and many in line remarked that, come November they WILL show up again at the polls.


7 posted on 08/02/2012 2:26:37 AM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: outofsalt

“The local ABC affiliate is not covering the story this morning.”

In the second half hour they reported on tomorrows planned, “Kiss in” as a report to yesterdays support.
I bet they give coverage to that more in line with the OWS protest.

I hope folks who came out to CFA will get out to vote in November.


8 posted on 08/02/2012 2:41:31 AM PDT by outofsalt ("If History teaches us anything it's that history rarely teaches us anything")
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To: Wpin

I wnet to Chick-Fil-A in O’fallon, MO at 6:15 in the evening and the line was out the door the drive thru was way backed up. It took me almost an hour to order and get my food but the few people I chatted with were impressed with how the employees were handling things. I sense a wave coming in November. There are some motivated people out there on our side.


9 posted on 08/02/2012 3:03:52 AM PDT by Galactica
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To: Impala64ssa

OMGosh - when I first saw your post I was wondering if this is the same Chick fil a I loved 35 years ago. It is! I lived and worked nearby and went there often. I have loved Chick fil a ever since.

I often think of some of my other favorites at Paramus Park. The Magic Pan, for sure — wish they’d bring that chain back — and also another wonderful French restaurant upstairs....can’t remember its name, though.


10 posted on 08/02/2012 3:04:21 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: outofsalt

I was at a Chik-Fil-A on West Broad in Richmond, VA. The line was out the door & the drive-thru line snaked around the parking lot. There was no media that I could see. But a really pleasant, attractive group of people, young and old, rich and poor. I said, if we lose free speech, we lose everything, and many voiced their agreement. West Richmond is so clean, ordered, polite and happy. A stark contrast to the cesspool that is Norhern Virginia.


11 posted on 08/02/2012 3:11:34 AM PDT by Belle22
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To: Impala64ssa

Thank you for voting with your pocketbook to support family values.


12 posted on 08/02/2012 3:14:00 AM PDT by exPBRrat
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To: Belle22

We went to breakfast at the CFA 5 miles from us just west of Bowie MD. Outstanding chicken biscuit! 2/3 of the staff was black and as friendly and helpful as reputed. The store was immaculate. Very impressive.


13 posted on 08/02/2012 4:07:03 AM PDT by jimfree (In Nov 2012 my 12 y/o granddaughter will have more relevant executive experience than Barack Obama)
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To: Impala64ssa

Interesting to see a physical manifestation of the conservative movement like this. Huckabee asked for the day and a few million tweets later, every Chick-Fil-A in the country was packed with conservatives.

Gotta be scary for the MSM to see the alternative media in action.


14 posted on 08/02/2012 4:23:06 AM PDT by IamConservative (Well done is better than well said. - Ben Franklin)
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To: Belle22

I agree with your comments. One of my daughters lives there, and I love to visit.


15 posted on 08/02/2012 5:02:34 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic (ABO)
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To: jimfree

When you look at the menu, the fare has to better for you health-wise than at the burger joint next door. Also try asking for that chicken biscuit with “bacon, egg, and cheese.” it’s not in their menu, but my CFA makes it for me. That’s a breakfast! You can skip lunch!


16 posted on 08/02/2012 5:05:25 AM PDT by ThePatriotsFlag
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To: outofsalt
They are, however, reporting the “new” poll showing Obama’s in the lead in several swing states as news (still) this morning. This poll, it has been pointed out by many, weighed debtocrat voters by a higher margin than they have ever voted in actual elections.

I've gotten two automated polling calls in the last month or so. I've been specifying that I'm a young, black, female, democrat 8-)

17 posted on 08/02/2012 5:30:58 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Impala64ssa

What we saw yesterday at CFA’s across America is just the tip of the iceberg. The real chicken-plucking will happen in November!

Thanks for your support.


18 posted on 08/02/2012 6:31:24 AM PDT by moovova (Chic-fil-A is good...and right.)
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To: PapaBear3625

They need to be polling the folks in line at CFA. Then you might learn who America will be voting for in November.


19 posted on 08/02/2012 6:48:20 AM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: EnquiringMind

The Magic Pan, you’ve jogged my memory. The French restaurant was called the Brasserie IIRC. to Jahn’s had an ice cream place up there also. My parents would take us there for our birthdays. My favorite was the Acropolis, loved the gyros and souvlakis. We are getting OLD!


20 posted on 08/02/2012 7:20:14 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: moovova; All
What we saw yesterday at CFA’s across America is just the tip of the iceberg. The real chicken-plucking will happen in November! Thanks for your support
You're welcome! I think what happened on 8/1/12 could spark some long term repercussions. It's up to us. Like Rosa Parks refusing to give up her seat on the bus, or those Black people who sat in at the segregated lunch counters. WE staged our own "stand-in". No one gets more aggrivated and PO'ed at having to stand in a line than me, it's a major pet peeve of mine, but this time I wasn't bothered at all and I was proud to be a part of this.
21 posted on 08/02/2012 7:47:03 AM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

My wife and I and our 2 kids went to the CFA in Menlo Park, New Jersey yesterday right around 5:00 pm. It was busy but, at the time we were there, not as busy as others I’ve seen posted. Food was great and explained to my kids why we were there. I fiugred it’s about time they start learning about the gay lifestyle since they will be exposed to it via the media.


22 posted on 08/02/2012 7:57:36 AM PDT by angelrod
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To: Impala64ssa

Jahn’s! I went to the one on Rt. 4 after many Friday night dates. The Fireplace was another good place to go after a movie or basketball game. I’ve heard it is still there - are those burgers still as good? I remember The Acropolis, too - tasty!


23 posted on 08/02/2012 11:26:38 AM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: EnquiringMind

I remember the Fireplace. The local chapter of the Cadillac-LaSalle club held their meetings there. They used to help put on the big car shows at Ramapo College yrs ago. Unfortunately the building’s still there but the Fireplace is gone


24 posted on 08/02/2012 2:14:50 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

Ohhhh, sad news about the Fireplace. There goes another little slice of growing up in Paramus. But thanks for the information, Impala!


25 posted on 08/02/2012 3:34:53 PM PDT by EnquiringMind
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To: Impala64ssa

glad you were able to go and posted your report, my friend went to the paramus location and had to wait 1.5 hours to get his food, did you have to wait as long? I tried to go to one in south jersey and couldn’t get near the place.


26 posted on 08/06/2012 11:41:27 AM PDT by Coleus
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To: Coleus

We were there about 2:30PM, the line wasn’t as long but we waited a good 45 min. And I understand their still doing a brisk business.


27 posted on 08/06/2012 10:07:11 PM PDT by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: Impala64ssa

I’m glad business picked up, one reason, nobody knew they were there, like me.


28 posted on 08/07/2012 1:43:26 PM PDT by Coleus
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