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KFC smugglers bring buckets of chicken through Gaza tunnels
Yahoo! News ^ | 5/16/2013 | Ahmed Aldabba

Posted on 05/16/2013 5:57:14 PM PDT by Former Fetus

For six years, Rafat Shororo longed for the taste of a KFC sandwich he had eaten in Egypt. This week, he got his finger lickin' fix at home in the Gaza Strip after a local delivery company managed to smuggle it from Egypt through underground tunnels.

"It has been a dream, and this company has made my dream come true," says Mr. Shororo, an accountant, as he receives his order from the delivery guy.

The al-Yamama company advertises its unorthodox new fast-food smuggling service on Facebook. It gets tens of orders a week for KFC meals despite having to triple the price to 100 shekels ($30) to cover transportation and smuggling fees. The deliveries go from the fryers at the Al-Arish KFC joint 35 miles away to customers' doorsteps in about three hours.

The fact that the tunnels operate quickly and cheaply enough for the Colonel’s secret recipe to be enjoyed in the tightly controlled Gaza Strip shows just how much of a sieve the Egypt-Gaza border has become.

"All you need to have any KFC product is a short phone call and a few hours, then you can enjoy the great taste of fried chickens," says Shororo, checking over his chicken pieces, salads, and apple pies. Like other customers who are acquainted with KFC from their travels abroad, he says he doesn’t care how much it costs. “I just want it.”

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TOPICS: Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: aintnobodyhere; bucketofcluck; egypt; fowlbehavior; gaza; israel; smuggling

1 posted on 05/16/2013 5:57:15 PM PDT by Former Fetus
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To: Former Fetus

“Abdul, I think you ate the bones!”


2 posted on 05/16/2013 5:59:21 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

How about KFC for peace in the middle east ?


3 posted on 05/16/2013 6:03:54 PM PDT by molson209
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To: Former Fetus

Oh good Lord.
Most of that isn’t even in English.

No English, no chicken for you!


4 posted on 05/16/2013 6:05:00 PM PDT by humblegunner
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To: Former Fetus

Is this farce?

Wait till they try Chick-fil-a. Oh wait, that might be too infidel.


5 posted on 05/16/2013 6:05:34 PM PDT by the OlLine Rebel (Common sense is an uncommon virtue./Technological progress cannot be legislated.)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers
The al-Yamama company …
Oh great. Now I’m thinking that this story might end up being a hoax. (Sounds too much like “Sheik Yerbouti”, YKWIM?)
6 posted on 05/16/2013 6:07:05 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Former Fetus

Through the tunnels? How hot was it in Gaza today? Ptomaine is now a WMD! Gaaaaa


7 posted on 05/16/2013 6:08:39 PM PDT by Shady (Abolish The IRS and Obamacare...it isn't going to cure anything...)
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To: Former Fetus

wonder if anybody told them KFC *may* use oil that has port products.


8 posted on 05/16/2013 6:08:41 PM PDT by BereanBrain
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To: Former Fetus

That would make it easy to find the hidden tunnels...just follow your nose!


9 posted on 05/16/2013 6:11:17 PM PDT by ryderann
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To: Former Fetus

“Hello, in the name of MoHamHead the Explosive(Peas Be Up His), can you send me a three piece piece Dinner Box Meal with a side order of C4 and a side order of Semtex? My name is Ali and I will meet you at the end of tunnel # 3. I’ll be wearing a keffiyeh.”


10 posted on 05/16/2013 6:12:17 PM PDT by A Formerly Proud Canadian (I once was lost but now I'm found; blind but now I see.)
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To: Former Fetus

Just think - if they were to progress to say 9th or 10th century civilization, they could have their own KFC! ;-)


11 posted on 05/16/2013 6:15:01 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Olog-hai

Maybe if it was the Yamama Bin-Ahround company...


12 posted on 05/16/2013 6:36:31 PM PDT by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Some people take there grammar way to seriously.)
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To: Former Fetus

what? no potato wedges? go back, you bastard, now .. runnn..


13 posted on 05/16/2013 6:40:58 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: Former Fetus

When they are smuggling in Chicken it is a sure sign that their borders are as porous as ours.


14 posted on 05/16/2013 6:50:10 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: Former Fetus

Reminds me of The South Park episode where Cartman was snuggling KFC chicken


15 posted on 05/16/2013 7:07:52 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Former Fetus

And it is just a coincidence that the KFC recipe for its fried chicken uses PRESSURE COOKERS.

I hope the franchise police are keeping an eye on this.


16 posted on 05/16/2013 7:18:49 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Former Fetus

And it is just a coincidence that the KFC recipe for its fried chicken uses PRESSURE COOKERS.

I hope the franchise police are keeping an eye on this.


17 posted on 05/16/2013 7:19:47 PM PDT by Born to Conserve
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To: Former Fetus
The al-Yamama company advertises its unorthodox new fast-food smuggling service on Facebook. It gets tens of orders a week for KFC meals despite having to triple the price to 100 shekels ($30) to cover transportation and smuggling fees. The deliveries go from the fryers at the Al-Arish KFC joint 35 miles away to customers' doorsteps in about three hours.

Finger Lickin' Good. KFC... may I have have the GAZA STRIP KFC franchise?? Instead of Chicken, I'll hide bombs in the buckets so they can visit 72 Helen Thomases sooner.

($30) Overpriced!! Col Sanders said KFC ruined his recipe.

18 posted on 05/16/2013 7:55:50 PM PDT by ExCTCitizen (Ben Carson/Rand Paul in 2016)
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To: Former Fetus
Someone needs to show them this thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/3019881/posts
19 posted on 05/16/2013 8:07:06 PM PDT by Ellendra ("Laws were most numerous when the Commonwealth was most corrupt." -Tacitus)
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To: ZirconEncrustedTweezers

“Abdul, I think you ate the bones!”

But they were *dry* bones.

Ezekiel connected them dry bones

Dem bones, dem bones, dem dry bones

Here we go (ululating)!

Your claw bone connected to your drumstick bone

Your drumstick bone connected to your thigh bone

Your thigh bone connected to your boneless back bohner

Your back bone connected to your gizzard bone

And then suddenly, I just got dog-tired—Allahu ..whew!

Them bones, them bones gonna walk around

Them bones, them bones gonna walk around, yes yes

I bought a tub of that `boneless’ KFC chicken. It had bones.
So I’m going back to frankfurters: no bones.


20 posted on 05/16/2013 9:29:54 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks Former Fetus.


21 posted on 05/18/2013 1:16:02 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: Former Fetus

Ick!


22 posted on 05/18/2013 1:27:30 AM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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