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Posted on 08/01/2012 9:32:37 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy

If you're participating in Chick-Fil-A appreciation day, please take a moment to post your experiences today here!


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To: Yashcheritsiy

Just got back from lunch (Cary, NC). I have 3 observations:

1. They were absolutely covered up. Inside they had every register open and it was 3 - 4 deep at all of them. The line at the drive through wrapped around the building, out into the street and about a half block down the road. And it was 11:30!!
2. The clientele and staff were the most polite and friendly group of people you would ever hope to be part of. Laughing with each other and just having a good time. BTW, it was a good sampling of America - all colors, shapes and sizes - all having a good time.
3. There was not a reporter anywhere.


101 posted on 08/01/2012 11:04:25 AM PDT by tvulcan
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To: kitkat

Kitkat:FUNNY LINE! I love it.

Leep:Yes, Its a good one but its Gator113 line.

Kitkat:My state has only one CFA and it’s several hundred miles from here or I’d be there.

Leep: Likewise,my closest CFA is 100+ miles away. Although,I’m going to order a Chic-Fil-A T-shirt in support.


102 posted on 08/01/2012 11:04:30 AM PDT by Leep
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To: manc; onyx
Chickens are running and hiding like never before.


103 posted on 08/01/2012 11:05:04 AM PDT by Covenantor ("Men are ruled...by liars who refuse them news, and by fools who cannot govern." Chesterton)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I have been there twice already this week, and will dine there tonight.

I have a lesson to teach in Parkland and then it’s over to Coral Springs for a Spicy Southwestern Chicken Salad and some Diet Lemonade (32 oz cup of course! )


104 posted on 08/01/2012 11:05:23 AM PDT by left that other site
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To: Yashcheritsiy

reports all over my Facebook of jam-packed CFA’s all over the place, even long lines in Chicago, heh


105 posted on 08/01/2012 11:05:23 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I got breakfast there this morning but could not wait for lunch. At 12:30 the Chick Fil A in Olathe, KS.
you could not even get close. Cars in every direction . Police directing traffic . We ended up eating at Mr. Gyro. I didn’t have the time. Might try for dinner. asked a person who parked about 1800’ from the entrance to the rest how long it took him and he said 45 mins to get to the front of the line. The cars at the drive thru had to be 60 of them. good to see.

The liberals will burn for this crime against AMERICAN VALUES.

I hope Mr. Cathy shows his appreciation by giving every voter on November 6th a Free shake with proof of voting (little sticker most get at the polls saying I VOTED.


106 posted on 08/01/2012 11:06:02 AM PDT by ncfool (OMG 2012)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I went by my local Chick-Fil-A.

There was a line outside all the back to the main street.
AND it’s HOT and very MUGGY outside.

The drive thru had quite a few cars in line, but the WALK IN must have had at least 50 people in line OUTSIDE the door.

I can’t imagine how many were inside. I couldn’t even get into the parking lot.

Maybe I’ll go there for dinner instead of lunch.


107 posted on 08/01/2012 11:07:06 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (Help. How do I put something in my tagline.)
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To: wild74
Florence, KY checking in

Traffic was backed up trying to enter the shopping center, the line for the dining room was halfway around the building and the drive thru line went on forever.

We had two "protesters". One guy had a tall wooden cross and the other held a sign saying "Jesus agrees with Chick-fil-A".

I spent so long in traffic that I wasted my whole lunch hour, but decided it was worth it :)

108 posted on 08/01/2012 11:08:12 AM PDT by Dianna
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To: Kickass Conservative

I hit the Mechanicsburg, PA store around 1100. Every register (6-8) was in use and the place was jam packed. Not sure if this was just at this location but the management had their act together. There was a tractor trailer in the side lot with 3 men shuttling supplies into the joint. I got my food to go and went on an auto parts mission. I drove back by around 1130 and there was two lines snaking around the building, drive thru jammed and the streets leading up to it were jammed.


109 posted on 08/01/2012 11:08:51 AM PDT by WinMod70
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It’s our wedding anniversary today so we are going to a sit down restaurant for anniversary dinner. Conveniently, there is a Chik-Fil-A restaurant on the way out of the shopping center where we are having dinner. Going to pick up some chicken on the way home! Might just need a midnight snack...............


110 posted on 08/01/2012 11:09:48 AM PDT by VirginiaMom
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To: Yashcheritsiy
Monroeville, PA Chick Fil-A report: Arrived 12:15. Decided to park a block away and walk over so I could talk with people. Line was out the door, everyone super nice and polite. Drive-through into the adjoining parking lots. I talked to a wonderful woman in her 70’s that heard about it from a friend, and she noticed how many people were talking about hearing about this from email or facebook. I believe I was able to convince her to come to a Tea Party event, which had much of the same atmosphere. There were people wearing shirts that said “Keep God In This City” sprinkled in the crowd. Most of these folks were black, by the way (interesting only from a political demographic). Old and young, some military. Service was fast, efficient and the food was great. BIG FREAKIN’ WIN!
111 posted on 08/01/2012 11:11:42 AM PDT by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: Kickass Conservative

https://twitter.com/Wendys/status/230678089154322434

Looks like wendys caved to msnbc.


112 posted on 08/01/2012 11:12:56 AM PDT by barmag25
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I tried to go to the one in North Fort Myers today but the line of cars stretched all the way around the building and I didn’t have time to wait. Will try a different branch around 9:30 tonight.


113 posted on 08/01/2012 11:13:02 AM PDT by Teflonic
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To: gruffwolf

Maybe, a few Chicken Hawks too?


114 posted on 08/01/2012 11:13:11 AM PDT by super7man
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To: LA Woman3

WOO HOO for Waco, TX


115 posted on 08/01/2012 11:13:47 AM PDT by MEG33 (O Lord, Guide Our Nation)
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To: jeffc
Near Chicago

116 posted on 08/01/2012 11:14:08 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: jdsteel

Western Philly ‘burbs:

The drive through line snaked around the building and out on the Business Rt. 30.

The parking lot was full. People were parking at Best Buy and Home Depot and walking over. The inside was standing room only.


117 posted on 08/01/2012 11:14:48 AM PDT by Malacoda (CO(NH2)2 on OBAMA.)
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To: RedWhiteBlue

Michelle Malkin @michellemalkin

MT @redsteeze: Thousands are going to Chik Fil A today and not one window will be smashed, not one person will OD and no one will be raped


118 posted on 08/01/2012 11:15:21 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Yashcheritsiy

After action report from Port Orange and Orange City in Central FLA: both stores were slammed. Lines around the corner and cars down the street! Everyone was happy to be there and the staff was ready! Boo ya!


119 posted on 08/01/2012 11:15:38 AM PDT by Judge Kovitzky (Eat more chicken.)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I am live posting from Chick Fil A in Roanoke, VA: http://nakeddc.com/2012/08/01/chick-fil-a-live-posting/

Apparently tons of folks here in SW VA love the first amendment!


120 posted on 08/01/2012 11:15:46 AM PDT by ChiTownLibertarian
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To: RummyChick
fayette
121 posted on 08/01/2012 11:16:13 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Well, I tried. I really did. But, I only have an hour for lunch! I waited in the car line for about 20 minutes, drove around to the store front and the line was out the door.

So, I had to go to Jack-in-the-Box. Needless, to say they had NO line. LOL.

Great to see, though. Wish I could’ve gotten some pics.


122 posted on 08/01/2012 11:17:38 AM PDT by txmissy
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To: Yashcheritsiy
Redux:

The Tea Party, flying at Mach 3 high above the effective range of hurled hate filled epithets, deployed multiple cluster devices over the United States today. Each device contained hundreds of thousands of individual patriotic Americans determined not to submit to being forced to celebrate the rejection of God's laws. These individuals came to the defense of thousands of Christian owned franchised businesses drawing heavy liberal fire for speaking the truth. The truth won the day as the franchises broke all previous sales records nationwide. Liberals were left stunned and worried about how they were going to have to lie to cover up such a serious and devastating defeat. Meanwhile the Tea Party dropped below the government controlled media radar, kicked in full afterburner, and disappeared without a trace.

123 posted on 08/01/2012 11:17:38 AM PDT by Gabrial (The nightmare will continue as long as the nightmare is in the White House)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

My son just sent me a text from the Chick-Fil-A in Noblesville, Indiana (exburb of Indianapolis). At 2:00 p.m. it’s still crazy busy.


124 posted on 08/01/2012 11:19:10 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Leep

ask them about a franchise. lol


125 posted on 08/01/2012 11:19:23 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

We don’t as yet have a Chick-fil-a here in Lumberton, NC, but there’s one opening here in a couple of weeks... can’t to try their food and support them!


126 posted on 08/01/2012 11:19:44 AM PDT by Southnsoul
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To: Yashcheritsiy
Got to the local Chick-Fil-A (Egg Harbor Township, Atlantic County, NJ) at around 11:30.

All the packing spots were taken in their lot (about 100)

I parked in the Lowes lot with a mass of others,others parked in Canals Liquore parking lot.

About 3 people had signs up in support of same sex marriage.

One police car was present just in case, but no one seemed to be paying attention to them.

Like your report,the drive through had around 20 cars lined up.The line stretched outside the building.

They really planned for this because they had a table set up outside arranging seating for those who wanted to dine inside.

They also allowed those of us who were taking out to go to a separate line,and I was in and out within 5minutes.

All the folks were cheery and laughing. Some of the comments were, "I hope they make a million dollars today."

"So the DNC is going with a platform of supporting gay marriage?"

127 posted on 08/01/2012 11:19:44 AM PDT by mware (By all that you hold dear on this good earth, I bid you stand, Men of the West)
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To: wolf24

While I was in line I saw a city code compliance car pull up and thought for a minute that the city brownshirts(sEIU thugs) might be there to shut things down. Imagine my surprise when the dude got in line to buy food! LOL!


128 posted on 08/01/2012 11:20:14 AM PDT by penelopesire (TIME FOR A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR!)
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To: RummyChick
down town chicago

129 posted on 08/01/2012 11:20:14 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Tijeras_Slim

mmm... dessert!


130 posted on 08/01/2012 11:22:05 AM PDT by gruffwolf
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To: GeronL

True - I have 5000 facebook friends, mostly political people, and the Chick a Filet thing was a truly organic viral thing.

Pics everywhere on FB. Funny too how the few libs I know are in total meltdown over this.


131 posted on 08/01/2012 11:22:55 AM PDT by GlockThe Vote (The Obama Adminstration: 2nd wave of attacks on America after 9/11)
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To: barmag25

MSNBC via Thomas Roberts is now an advocate for gay marriage. Who could have guessed?! /S

******

Thomas Roberts @ThomasARoberts Son, brother, uncle, fiance & News Anchor/Host @ MSNBC based in New York City.

Roberts publicly acknowledged he is gay while speaking at the annual convention of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) in Miami, Florida, which was held on September 8, 2006.

He has been in a relationship with his partner, Patrick D. Abner, since 2000. According to an AfterElton.com interview, they celebrated their anniversary on September 30, 2006. On June 25, 2011, one day after same-sex marriage in New York was legalized, Roberts announced his engagement to Abner on his Twitter page.


132 posted on 08/01/2012 11:24:23 AM PDT by kcvl
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Slidell, LA Gauss Blvd store is packed. Very heavy traffic within 1/2 mile of store in both directions. Much more than normal lunch-time traffic. I’m unsure of the activity at the mall location store.


133 posted on 08/01/2012 11:24:27 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: RummyChick
bet this guy runs out of food

134 posted on 08/01/2012 11:24:33 AM PDT by RummyChick
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To: Yashcheritsiy
At the intersection of 270 and 118 in Maryland and the place is packed!!!

This is my second time here today WOOT WOOT!!!

135 posted on 08/01/2012 11:25:15 AM PDT by bayliving (Freedom isn't free...)
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To: mware

Those 3 protesters will dominate the news coverage there. lol


136 posted on 08/01/2012 11:25:28 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Yashcheritsiy
I wish that I could go see the crowds. The CFA with the largest “normal” daily volume is on Germantown Rd. Memphis, Tn. This is where I would normally go. There is no way that a person on 02 could stand in the heat and humidity, probably for an hour or more.
137 posted on 08/01/2012 11:26:56 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Mr. K

Too late to warn J C Penney; it’s dead, Jim.


138 posted on 08/01/2012 11:27:43 AM PDT by henkster (We're the slaves of the phony leaders...)
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To: Yashcheritsiy
I wish that I could go see the crowds. The CFA with the largest “normal” daily volume is on Germantown Rd. Memphis, Tn. This is where I would normally go. There is no way that a person on 02 could stand in the heat and humidity, probably for an hour or more.
139 posted on 08/01/2012 11:28:01 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will j rest in the shadow of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Took my two sons to lunch and local CFA that is in ‘burb north of Austin. This particular CFA sits in a strip center that is on a frontage road at the intersection of two major highways. Multiple drive ways lead into the restaurant and every one of them was backed up with traffic. People sitting patiently in their cars trying to find their way into a drive thru line that had multiple spoke inlets and wound around the building. Parking lot was jammed. We parked one parking lot over, as did others. Parking lots surrounding the restaurant were packed. Before we even walked into the door we could see a mob was inside and wow,,the line wound around the inside of the building TWICE and then out the side door. Large families, lots of children,,people were in a GREAT mood,,no one was upset or impatient. The parking lots was extremely busy but calm. No one honking or pushing or screaming. It was like a big party. The staff was actually in a wonderful mood, the place was clean and we were inside a total of 15 mins before we got our food! Even with all that traffic and volume, we got our food right away. People were hugging and high fiving and clapping. The mood was so upbeat and again, I cannot say enough about how friendly and quick the staff were. In the parking lot they had multiple attendants taking orders and taking payment and the line was moving the cars right through. CFA should be incredibly proud of this store today, and proud to stand by their values. BTW - we ordered twice as much food as we needed, just to make a point. We’ll eat it later or give it to the neighbors (except for the cookies, those we’ll keep)! I am so proud of my community today. Truly.

I suspect the restaurants in the area picked up some extra bucks from people who saw the incredible lines at CFA and didn’t have time to negotiate them and wait, so they made choice B.


140 posted on 08/01/2012 11:28:23 AM PDT by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I just drove in front of a Chick-Fil-A in Metairie, LA around 1 PM and the line was at least two blocks long. This was after the lunch rush. It may have been even longer than that, but the cars were bleeding out into a traffic lane, so it was hard to tell how far down the line actually went. But two blocks for sure. And the parking lot was also full.


141 posted on 08/01/2012 11:28:30 AM PDT by murron (Proud Mom of a Marine Vet)
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To: Coldwater Creek

Well CC, we know that you’re there with them in spirit, and that’s what counts!


142 posted on 08/01/2012 11:29:23 AM PDT by Yashcheritsiy (not voting for the lesser of two evils)
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To: GlockThe Vote

Yep. I saw the comments on the local news FB page and had to make my own comments. The leftists are very stupid and miss the point so easily and willfully.


143 posted on 08/01/2012 11:29:42 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Tenacious 1
Four of us from work went down to the Chick-fil-a here in Cypress, Texas close to work and could not find a place to park.....sooooo, we went to the one on 1960 and Cutten Road.

Parked in the China-mart parking lot and walked over.

Absolutely packed!!! Cars lined up down every roadway leading into the CF parking lot. Hundreds of people lined up inside and out.

The folks working there did a splendid job serving everyone.

Only 4 protesters. News chopper circling overhead, cameras crews interviewing folks in cars and such.

It was awesome.

144 posted on 08/01/2012 11:30:33 AM PDT by servantboy777
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To: Yashcheritsiy

My wife were planning to do lunch at CFA today. I just got a text from my daughter who is working at CFA in Aurora IL. She said don’t come now - it’s over an hour long wait!

I say - “eat mor chikin”


145 posted on 08/01/2012 11:34:54 AM PDT by ne1410s ("If the past sits in judgment on the present, the future will be lost." Winston Churchill)
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To: bayliving

” At the intersection of 270 and 118 in Maryland and the place is packed!!!”

Was there about 11:30 this morning (drove up from Shady Grave) and it was already a madhouse.


146 posted on 08/01/2012 11:35:18 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: servantboy777

I just returned from CF in San Diego on Sport Arena Drive. The store is located next to the Arena parking lot which is taking the overflow of parking and the drive thru. There must be 100+ cars waiting and even more people on foot outside the door. An independent news crew is on hand and a news helo overhead.


147 posted on 08/01/2012 11:36:48 AM PDT by Oldexpat
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To: Yashcheritsiy

I stopped this morning in Gallatin, TN, for breakfast. Parking lot wasn’t bad (about 20 cars) but there was a dozen cars in the drive-thru behind me and I had to wait a minute for them to clear so I could get out. No CFA close to work, so I’ll be stopping again tonight for supper. AND I’m going again on Gay Day (Friday).

First news article on Nashville’s Channel 5 News, with pics around the area: http://www.newschannel5.com/story/19169609/supporters-flock-to-chick-fil-a-for-appreciation-day


148 posted on 08/01/2012 11:37:05 AM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (If you build it, Obama wants credit!)
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To: Yashcheritsiy
I will be going to Chik today to stand up for freedom of speech. The media tries to control what we can say. We real Americans who believe in freedom are rising up today to stand with Chick filet to protect our God given right to freedom of speech.It is really amazing how we all rose up today. Good going Huckabee( he organized it). We are tired of the media . If only we could all rise up to do what we know we need to do with CW2. I'm ready.

I will be going to Chick fil A later today to laugh at liberals as they pass by.

149 posted on 08/01/2012 11:38:11 AM PDT by rurgan (Sunset all laws at 4 years.China is destroying U.S. ability to manufacture,makes everything)
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To: Yashcheritsiy

Midlothian, VA CFA has a packed house. sent a freind there for breakfast then we went to the store on Forest Hill Ave in Richmond, VA for lunch. The parking lot was filled to capacity as well as the chian restaurant next door, they were walking to CFA and the Target lot was full. The people were outside the doors, waiting to get in. THe staff was great and smiling.... 3 officers were in line in front of me, they joked about traffic control in the parking lot. Way to go, we support you Mr. Cathy, we love CFA and America.


150 posted on 08/01/2012 11:39:39 AM PDT by mrs426 (Central VA for CHRISTIAN Values!)
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