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Emotional Design Fail: Divorcing My Nest Thermostat [Nielsen Norman Group] -
Emotional Design Fail: Divorcing My Nest Thermostat [Nielsen Norman Group]
Article from Feb 22, 2015 by Kara Pernice: "Summary: Don Norman’s 3 levels of emotional design (visceral, behavioral, and reflective) helped me understand how my pure love for the Nest thermostat morphed into abhorrence. I was a proud early adopter of the unique, cool, and pretty device. It helped me save energy, and communicated to me. But things went bad when it let me down emotionally." - Stephen Mack from Bookmarklet
More: "[...] When I turned the dial to increase the heat to 66 degrees, rather than responding by making the house warmer, or by informing me that it is now working toward this, it read, "in 1 hour and 20 minutes 66 degrees until 10:00PM.” The next day the house temperature plummeted to a punishing 50 degrees (I realize I may be spoiled) for no reason I was privy to. Here, by the way, is another usability heuristic not heeded: visibility of system status. Try as I might, it won’t listen." - Stephen Mack
She details how with her Nest, she can't actually set the temperature. I'm not a Nest owner, but that's shocking to me. Really? It won't let you actually switch on the heat or the A/C? It thinks it knows better than you what the temperature should be? - Stephen Mack
(Hidden motive: Part of why I'm posting this is because Cristo hates Jakob Nielsen so much that I'm hoping this will irk him into reactivating his FF account just to berate the user design model being leveraged here.) - Stephen Mack
I never had any trouble setting my Nest to the temperature I wanted, reliably -- barring when my furnace actually broke. Every once in a while, it would take a small change in habits a bit too far, but it was trivial to go in and readjust the schedule. You can also turn that function off, and set it all manually. My only beef with them right now is that when I got my new furnace (almost... more... - Jennifer Dittrich
I never had a problem with mine. - Glen Campbell
Haven't read through the entire article yet but I have two and have had no issues changing temps. - rönin
So this writer is divorcing for all the wrong reasons. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Pretty much. It's like she never even bothered to read the simple documentation, much less the more complicated. When it says "in 1 hour and 3 minutes" it is telling you how long it is likely to take for your house to reach that temperature. It visually indicates (by showing red, blue, or white) in the meter whether the furnace/ac is currently active, or passive (the picture shown is the AC, in an active state.) - Jennifer Dittrich
@Stephen you can set the temperature with your Nest. (Of course) - Louis Gray
Conference presenter pro-tip: if there's a microphone on the podium, speak into it.
Oooh, I need to write this one down - Glen Campbell
Bonus demerits for tapping in the mic to see if it's on. - Kevin Johnson from Android
Glen Campbell
The camel died quite suddenly on the second day, and Selena fretted sullenly and, buffing her already impeccable nails -- not for the first time since the journey begain -- pondered snidely if this would dissolve into a vignette of minor inconveniences like all the other holidays spent with Basil.
Winning sentence, 1983 Bulwer-Lytton bad fiction contest - Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
If you hate irony and mailing lists, then you probably don’t want to join
Seriously. Just don't. - Glen Campbell
You might prefer - Glen Campbell
Jason Toney
RT @champagnejaviii: Drake's Album cover look like a suicide note from a Chick-Fil-A cow 😂😭
RT @champagnejaviii: Drake's Album cover look like a suicide note from a Chick-Fil-A cow 😂😭
that's for real? i thought it was a Chick Fil A/ PETA thing - Steve C, Team Marina
Oh Drizzy. - Eric - Let Me Know
The cow was relying too much on autocorrect. - Stephan from iPhone
No apostrophes in that font - Glen Campbell
RT @jrehling: Here are the important stories that top news sites are covering right now instead of the #ChapelHillShooting:
RT @jrehling: Here are the important stories that top news sites are covering right now instead of the #ChapelHillShooting:
Not correct. At, for example, the lede huge headline is "3 killed at UNC" - Glen Campbell
CBS News has it as one of its top stories. - Glen Campbell
It's the lede on NBC News. - Glen Campbell
Also the lede on ABC. - Glen Campbell
I refuse to check Fox, so I'll leave that to someone else. - Glen Campbell
At 2am Eastern, when this was posted, it was true. Social media was abuzz and local news sites had at least sparse reports. - Michael W. May
I'm thinking the simple secret is fire. - Alix May
When I first saw this Tweet, I searched for more info, and the only decent piece I found was from the UK. - Melly
I just saw Wolf Blitzer do an interview with the family. It's out there. - Eric - Let Me Know
This was 15+ hours ago. It's definitely out there now. - Melly
Wow. It's like my computer can read my mind now. Started typing "bak" in Chrome, and the first suggestion was "baking bacon in the oven", which is exactly what I was planning to search for.
Mind you, I've never searched for this before, so it's not like it just popped up what I type in all the time. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
400. 7 min the turn and check after 6 more. - Christina Pikas from iPhone
Glen Campbell
I'm at the grocery store for Wite-out and an onion. #OddlySpecific #BadRecipe
Don't judge me - Glen Campbell
Glen Campbell
We partially settled my parents' estate last week. There wasn't a great amount of money, but I didn't want it all to sort of disappear into bills, vacation, and so forth, so I spent a goodly chunk on a really nice watch; something that I hope will become a sort of heirloom.
SHUT UP! You stupid pretend popstar. #fb
my bad - Glen Campbell
t-ra supports #LOLSpidra
So, is it still chilli if there's no beans in it? Or is this a thing no one can agree on? I don't really care, I'm just curious.
I'm guessing this varies regionally. I think of chili as being defined more by the sauce. It can be beans, beans with meat or meat alone but there's a certain sort of tomato-chili-cumin sauce I associate with calling "chili". - Spidra Webster
In Texas chilli generally is all meat. No beans. So yeah, definitely regional. - Kirsten from Android
I've never been able to figure out exactly what chilli is. Savoury mince? Bolognese sauce? - Melly
It has MANY variations, Melly, but it's a tomato-based sauce or stew with red chili pepper powder being a major ingredient. Ok. I figured the New Mexicans would use green chili peppers... - Spidra Webster
This chili was beef, onion, peppers and cheese. Tasty but it felt like eating meat sauce. I guess I'm used to beans being in chili, but I'm from the tropics and chili isn't really a thing. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
I have a hard time imagining chili without beans, but I know such things exist. - John (bird whisperer)
Yeah, I grew up with the kind with beans. But I'd be perfectly fine with a high quality all-meat chili. I've only had the low grade meat chili that Tommy's puts on its chili burgers/dogs. - Spidra Webster
I've always had beans in my chili, unless it's hot dog chili out of a can. Looks like it's pretty controversial, though. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
It's like BBQ. Just one of those things United Statesians like to fight over. :) - Spidra Webster
My mom always made it with two kinds of beans - pinto and kidney - so that's typically how I do it. Definitely regional, though. Did you ever go to Hard Times Cafe when you were in the DC area, T-ra? They serve Texas style chili that was just meat, though you could have them add pink beans. Cincinnati style had beans. (Oddly enough I'd already decided to have turkey chili for dinner when I saw your post.) - Corinne L
Never went to Hard Times. It's on my list for visits. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Jayden won't eat beans so I make chili with just meat for his chili dogs and add a can of beans for me (I eat it in a bowl with rice). - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
I am very much a bean-less chili advocate :P - Chris Topher
To make it even more confusing: chili doesn't have to have tomatoes at all. I make a white chili with ground turkey, navy beans, and green chiles. And a black bean chili that only has tomatoes as one of many ingredients, but they don't make up the base. - Kirsten from Android
Until some Texan applies for Protected Designation of Origin status for a particular recipe, chilli is whatever you like, so long as there's chillis ;) - Pete
^ that makes me wonder if there is a chili-less chili. - John (bird whisperer)
Indeed, John, I imagine there probably is. If you were to make your traditional chili recipe with all of the same ingredients, but leave out the chili/chili powder, wouldn't it still be considered chili? Since it's generally not the main ingredient, I can easily imagine making the "stew" without it. - COMPLICATED MR. NOODLE
It's the chili powder. Paprika, oregano, cumin, garlic, onion powder, cayenne pepper. That's how I make my chili powder and anything I use it in, I can call chili :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Chili NEVER has beans. There is a distantly-related dish called "Chili with Beans" but it's not Chili. Nor does chili ever have tomatoes; then it's spaghetti sauce. - Glen Campbell
Here's just one example of an award-winning chili recipe: - Glen Campbell
My heart is with Glen on this: the best chili does not have beans. (Not Texan pride: I'm a Californian and proud of it.) - Walt Crawford
so what we learned is y'all got some strong feels about chili, and hey, that's totally ok. - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
Just in case you were wondering, tickets to the French Open are expensive as all get out.
Open market prices? - bentley
Certainly not Masters expensive...? - Julian
Oui, open market. - Marie
I haven't ever priced the Masters. - Marie
Masters tickets are only $100 per round. (I assume you mean the golf tournament.) The waiting list for the Masters has been closed since 1987. By the way, if you are ever blessed to attend the Masters, a hotdog costs $1 and a soda is $0.50. They basically operate everything at cost. - Glen Campbell
A. T.
"Solar Is Most Worth It In These States"
"Solar Is Most Worth It In These States"
Yeah, we shoulda been on top of this decades ago. I blame Reagan for us being so far behind. - Spidra Webster
^ Reagan had no chance with oil at 20 $/bbl - Maхx Tee
He really had an animus against it, though. One of the first things he did was remove the solar panels Carter had put on The White House. - Spidra Webster
Solar efficiency during the Reagan era was < 3%. It was literally an order of magnitude more expensive than oil, and the production of solar panels was hideously environmentally damaging. - Glen Campbell
Stephen Mack
When people post about the date containing numerical sequences or other oddities, I always want to point out that "14" is really "2014" which spoils it. In related news, I am a horrible pedant. #saturdayff
The excitement over these "sequences" is lost on me. - Stephan from iPhone
Stephan, I think it's related to an attraction to round numbers and seeing faces in clouds. We are natural-born pattern detectors. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
It's neither little endian nor big endian. #awkward - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
Kevin's take also discounts the value of other types of sequences: 05/10/15, for example. - Bren from iPhone
And 01/01/17 is the next sequential prime day. - Louis Gray
ISO standard is 2014-12-13 - Glen Campbell
rt @trove: A baby was born on 10:11, 12-13-14 in Massachusetts: - chaz2b
Considering we don't really know when Jesus was born, it maybe really should be the year 2018 instead of 2014. I wish God would have had a digital camera with the date and time on it so that he could better document the birth of his son. - Joe
Meanwhile in rural Canada I renewed my driver's license in 8 minutes, including walking back to my vehicle to retrieve proof of insurance.
The bane of the US folk. - Janet
Proof of insurance to renew a drivers license? You mean you have to actually own a vehicle to have a license there? - April Russo
even drivers without vehicles have to carry proof of liability coverage. the driver is insured, not the car. car coverage is called "collision", IIRC. - Big Joe Silence
I suspect the key word is "rural" in that statement. - That's So CAJ!
^ Yup - Stephan from iPhone
Uh, I did mine over the internet in about 3 minutes. - Glen Campbell
I actually renewed mine this past Friday in ~30 minutes which was pretty shocking. Also no wait for car inspection. Even more surprising because we used to have 3-4 DMVs in our county but they closed all of them and opened up a new one farther away. At least it's not a drab, lifeless building anymore. I had to go in for a new photo ID otherwise as Glen mentioned normally we can just renew online. - rönin
They always take a new photo, I believe. Other than that is a matter of checking the insurance policy number and the financial transaction. - Stephan from iPhone
Steven Perez
RT @ksatweather: Flash Flood Warning for Comal & Bexar counties until 9:45pm. Doppler & ground truth reports 1.5" to 2.5". #TXwx
RT @ksatweather: Flash Flood Warning for Comal & Bexar counties until 9:45pm. Doppler & ground truth reports 1.5" to 2.5". #TXwx
Looks like it might rain a bit - Glen Campbell
Simply Caroline
Monday is cancelled. You can all go home
But I am already home. - Julian
I wish - Glen Campbell
I wish! :) - Stephan from iPhone
Sweet thanks. - Steve C, Team Marina
Glen Campbell
Not really looking forward to Monday: 5:45AM flight to DFW, then a middle seat to SJC. People beside me probably won't like it much, either.
So not looking forward to it that I paid $$ to change the flight to 10:45 AM. - Glen Campbell
Oh, and I got an aisle seat. - Glen Campbell
Congrats. I condole with you. I hardly take airplanes anymore because of the discomfort. Luckily, my business doesn't require lots of fast city changes... - Spidra Webster
AND that flight was delayed, which meant I would miss my connection in Dallas, so they rebooked me on a US Airways flight that doesn't leave for another four hours. - Glen Campbell
AND the US Airways flight is now showing as delayed, which means that I only have 20 minutes to make my connection in LAX. - Glen Campbell
Did I mention that I'm seated in the very last row on my inbound flight to LAX? - Glen Campbell
Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart
RT @astro_reid: Passed over #Chicago about 5 minutes ago. Looked like a beautiful crisp fall day.
RT @astro_reid: Passed over #Chicago about 5 minutes ago. Looked like a beautiful crisp fall day.
Great weather this morning when I passed through. - Glen Campbell
Steven Perez
I'm sure there's a good reason I'm awake at 4 in the morning on a Saturday. I'm sure I'll remember that reason any second now.
Ooh, that is body revolt. Nap bus later'b - Janet from FFHound!
I do find it quite revolting, in fact. - Steven Perez from Android
I'm awake at 4am on a Saturday because I had to drive an hour across Ontario to a teensy airport in the middle of nowhere to return to the USA. - Glen Campbell
But there's free wifi, so at least I've got that going for me. - Glen Campbell
THIS is in progress.
Ohhhhhhhhhhh...on sticks! That is brilliant. - Meg VMeg
What are they? Scallops? - Glen Campbell
Bacon-wrapped scallops. On sticks. - Micah from FFHound(roid)!
loliscallops - Eric - Let Me Know
Feed me, Seymour. - Kristin
I love you, man. - MoTO Boychick Devil
RT @toonocracy: FLAGON (#04) DUNGEON CRAWLER: via @YouTube
RT @toonocracy: FLAGON (#04) DUNGEON CRAWLER: via @YouTube
That was fun - Glen Campbell
Glad you liked it, Glen! The whole series is good (all the eps are short like this). - Jandy
Happy birthday, my wife, love of my life :*
Happy Natal Anniversary! :) - That's So CAJ!
Happy Happy Birthday!!! - The Other Yvonne
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Big Joe Silence
Thank you! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Woo! Happy birthday :-) - Pete from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday, Jenny! :) - ma∟ıĸ
Happy Birthday, Jenny Badges! - MoTO Boychick Devil from Android
Happy birthday! - John (bird whisperer)
Happy Birthday, Jenny! - Greg GuitarBuster
Happy Jenny Day!!! - Friar Will
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Tamara J. B. from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday! :-) - Maitani
Happy day! - Prairie & I Know It from Android
Thank you, everyone! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Have a badass birthday! - Jim #teamFFrank
Happy birthday, Jenny. I know I'm a few hours behind here but I hope you are still having a great day. - Stephan from iPhone
Happiest Birthday Jenny! - Janet
It's Jenny Day! Yay! I hope you're having a great day! - Half Pint
Yay! Happy, happy Jenny Day!!! I'm so glad you were born! I, and MANY others!, could not imagine a world without you. :) - Lisa L. Seifert from iPhone
<3 - Alix May
Happy birthday!!!!! :) - WoH: Professor MOTHRA
Happy birthday, Jenny! - Corinne L
Happy birthday, Jenny! Celebrate! - Anne Bouey
I hope you had/have a very pleasant, happy day today, Jenny. - Glen Campbell
Happy Birthday!!!!!! - Katy S from iPhone
Happy Birthday! - Son of Groucho
Happy knitty birthday, beautiful. <3 - Alix May
Happy You Day, Jenny! :D - Michael W. May
Happy birthday Lovely Libra! <3 - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Happy birthday! - Yolanda
Thanks so much, everyone! <3 - Jenny H. from Android
Happy bday! - imabonehead from Android
Happy Birthday, Jenny! - Brent Schaus
Tusen takk, y'all! :) - Jenny H. from Android
Belated happy day to you! - t-ra supports #LOLSpidra from Android
gratulerer med dagen! - Halil
Takk takk! - Jenny H. from Android
Eric - Let Me Know
Our first Trader Joe's is now open. What are your go to Trader Joe's items?
pain au chocolat (frozen, trust me...), naan, simmer sauces, ginger granola cereal, Italian blood orange soda, lavash... I'm forgetting a bunch of stuff... - Bren
The Indian shelf-stable meals. The Indian frozen meals are pretty good, too. They're cheaper on dairy than most grocery stores. Their ice cream is private labeled Double Rainbow and is some of the best richest non-chunky ice cream you'll find. The mushroom hors d'oeuvres are to die for. I will scarf those in one sitting if someone doesn't stop me. I second the Italian blood orange soda.... more... - Spidra Webster
OOH! I remembered something else: they have pre-marinated meats. kalbi, carne asada, and the like. Those have been really good, too. - Bren
The already-cooked carnitas is good to grab when you're too tired to do more than heat something up. - Spidra Webster
Harvest Hodgepodge frozen veggies (great for stir fry), frozen chicken breasts, turkey bacon (both regular and pepper), flavored sparkling water, organic lemonade, pomegranate lime juice (great with vodka), chicken apple sausage, guacamole, hummus, salsa especial (refrigerated section), salsa autentica (near the tortilla chips), simmer sauces (the masala one is my favorite), olive... more... - Corinne L
OH YES. The carne asada is so good you want to slap someone. Ground beef & ground turkey are great too. - Corinne L
I need to get the pomegranate lime juice next time I'm there... this is going to be one of my favorite threads, I can tell. - Bren
They used to have a chicken salad sandwich on pretzel bread... I don't know if they still have it (pre-made, refrigerated section) but if they do... it was great. - Bren
I am so hungry now. Eric, will your Trader Joe's be selling beer & wine? If so, and you like good wine, I'd recommend getting friendly with their wine buyer as they will clue you in to some great deals. - Corinne L
I can't even imagine a TJ's not selling wine. Wine & cheese were what the store was founded on. (That is, you've introduced me to the novelty of TJ's in possibly dry counties...) - Spidra Webster
Oh, I can't stress this strongly enough: get on the Fearless Flyer mailing list, or make sure you check it regularly online. I've made a number of discoveries reading that. - Bren
In several places back east grocery stores can't sell beer, wine or liquor, Spidra. It was quite a shocker when I moved to CA 14 years ago & went to Safeway or Vons and there were ALL THE BOOZY THINGS. - Corinne L
We have a state law that a single entity can only sells alcohol at one location. They chose the Denver store for the booze. - Eric - Let Me Know from iPhone
*kisses the ground of California* - Spidra Webster
HA HA HA Spidra! - Corinne L
Jo-Jo's, always get the Jo-Jo's. Never be embarrasses to impulse buy the check out counter chocolate, you can't go wrong. - Heather
I swear by their handmade tortillas. - Stephen Mack from iPhone
Maple cream cookies. - Rochelle *boom* Hartman
Cheeses! Kalbi - my kids would eat it every day if I let them. Uncooked bratwurst. Their Clif bars tend to be cheaper than elsewhere. - Jaclyn aka spamgirl from Android
Pre-made curried chicken salad. TJ's brand pita crackers. Indian simmer sauces. Naan. Their pre-made thanksgiving stuffing is tasty. - Lnorigb from FFHound!
Peanut butter, apple sauce, coffee, Californian olive oil, roster red pepper soup, frozen pizza, ginger cookies, meat,syrah cheese, sprouted grain bread - Mr. The Jason Fleming from Android
The apple cider. - Julian
I should give their Fort Worth store another chance, armed with a shopping list from this post. - Greg GuitarBuster
pain au chocolat. And more pain au chocolat. - Glen Campbell
Nuts, California e.v. olive oil (local makers with $20/half liter EVOO say "get TJ's if you can't afford ours"), Israeli cous cous, maple syrup (we get Grade A Canadian, but there's also Grade B and Vermont), the three-small-chocolate-bars-in-a-wrapper Dark and Extra Dark varieties and the organic Extra Dark chocolate bars. Oh, and dried fruit. - Walt Crawford
Their nuts and dried fruit are wonderful! I keep a bag of the mesquite almonds in my drawer at work for snacks and their sweet and spicy pecans and dried cranberries are very tasty in salads. I also love their mild cheddar and triple cream brie cheese and they have a smoked mozzarella that was very good in my omelette the other night. - Half Pint
Do they have anything that is not pre-made? - Elena
Yes - you can get cheese, meats, vegetables etc. - Glen Campbell
Lots of stuff, Elena. TJ's is like any other grocery store in many respects, just on a smaller scale. Most of their items are TJ's own label(s). You could conceivably do all your grocery shopping there, but if there are certain brand items you want (e.g., Coca Cola products, Tyson poultry) you would have to go to your local major supermarket. - Corinne L
Coffee. Nuts. Frozen green beans. Appetizers. Frozen Indian foods. Simmer sauce. Pumpkin butter - Christina Pikas from iPhone
COOKIE BUTTER. - Lola Bean (Penguin) from iPhone
OMG how had we forgotten about Cookie Butter? - Julian
I'm not close enough to a Trader Joe's to go very often, unfortunately. When I do visit one, I make sure to check out the cheese selection and the beer and wine. - John (bird whisperer)
I refuse to even try the cookie butter because I'd go back 4 times a week to replenish my stock of it. - Half Pint
The cheap wine been mentioned yet? - Joe
These are great. Joe, the cheap wine will not be available at the Colorado Springs location. Colorado only allows liquor sales at one location. This is why our Costco stores have a separate liquor store run by a small business, but obviously in partnership with Costco. - Eric - Let Me Know
Went to the TJ in Denver today. Got some cookie butter, sipping chocolate, Halloween Jo joe's, beer & wine. Didn't want to get anything that had to be refrigerated since I was an hour away from home. I'll save cheese & other cold goodies for the one her in C/S. - Elena
Glen Campbell
So, for breakfast we had pain au chocolát (from Trader Joe's) and bacon (made using This means we had a large tray of bacon grease left over. Rather than letting it go to waste, I used the leftover bacon grease to rub on the potatoes we're cooking for lunch. In addition, I'm using the whole pan of leftover bacon grease to..
...roast brussels sprouts in, thus saving the expense of several drops of olive oil. - Glen Campbell
Oooh, I was going to suggest using the bacon grease with the brussels sprouts! - Half Pint
Eric - Let Me Know
5 Disney Princesses Reimagined As Caucasian | ClickHole -
5 Disney Princesses Reimagined As Caucasian | ClickHole
stupid - Elena
f.n clickbait. - ♫Maurice the Trainer♫
Not even clickbait - it's SATIRE of clickbait - Glen Campbell
Ah, yes. - That's So CAJ!
laura x
Meet Galahad. Also, bonus new car selfie.
Also, I got the No. 22 with sweet potato fries from here for lunch: - laura x
Should I call it sir? - Joe
I love the color - Stephan!e•CogSc!L!brar!an
She's cute, and the car is nice, too. - Glen Campbell
Nice! - lris
nice! - ellbeecee from Android
Most excellent! - Galadriel C. from Android
WHAT CAR? (also, cute Lawra is cute) - MoTO Boychick Devil from Android
2014 Subaru Impreza, base model. (It has Bluetooth but no cruise control--wtf?) - laura x from iPhone
Suhweet! - Stephen Francoeur
Is it time to take it drifting and rally racing yet? :) - imabonehead
#toddlerx is disappointed that it is not black. In that case, however, I'd have to name it Mordred. - laura x
#toddlerx is apparently metal as fuck. (or totally goth) - DJF
I love my base impreza - 2008 model does have cruise control. - Christina Pikas from iPhone
Welcome to Club Impreza! I love mine (not only because I bought it online, and it was damaged coming off the truck so they upgraded me a Sport version available in the lot the day I showed up to get it!) - RudĩϐЯaЯïan
I always wanted an Impreza. I've test driven them. - Eric - Let Me Know
just about every car I've owned has been black. Malcolm and I are simpatico - MoTO Boychick Devil
Andrew C (✔)
Would "Chipotle but for burgers" be a thing? Probably not, right? Also, functionally, isn't Chipotle "Subway but for burritos"?
I'm a terrible person because I would be okay with a Chipotle for everything. I mean, I'm not deluded about it being great or anything but it's basically an Internet-to-stomach vegan food delivery mechanism for when I'm working late. - joey from iPhone
The one problem I have with snarking on Chipotle is that their commitment to sustainable food is genuinely laudable. But purely considered on deliciousness, I don't know why anyone in LA or SF doesn't just go to a more authentic* taqueria instead. (* even if authenticity itself has little direct connection to deliciousness either.) - Andrew C (✔)
Would that be Fudrucker's? - Eric - Let Me Know
The number of "reasonably" fast burgers around here (Culvers et al) far exceeds any need for a "Chipotle" and that doesn't even count bars and diners that serve a really good burger for about fast food prices. Twin Cities is a burger heaven - WarLord
Yeah, there's probably no point to either streamline burger construction any more nor put it in front of the consumer. The joke could probably have been better expressed. - Andrew C (✔)
Chipotle but for burgers = Fuddruckers? - Meg VMeg
Well, you get to pick your toppings? I got nothin - Eric - Let Me Know
Now I need to have Chipotle for lunch today. Mmmm! - Zulema ❧ spicy cocoa tart from Android
Five Guys lets you customize your burgers every which way - Glen Campbell
Andrew, even in the hood I'm walking distance from dozens of trucks & taquerias, you're absolutely right. I've only had Chipotle once & wasn't impressed; you can pick your fillings for giant burritos at lots of taquerias around here, so I thought that was just how it's done. Didn't realize for some folx, that's unique to Chipotle :-) - Starmama from FFHound(roid)!
Even around here, I figure Chipotle is more of a competitor with McDonalds or Subway rather than the local carts, since it's located at the mall by my work (and unlike any of the carts, takes debit/credit as well as just cash.) - Jennifer Dittrich
Glen Campbell
Sausage, potatoes, carrots, and asparagus roasting in the oven.
honeycrisp apple + peach fruit salad, too - Glen Campbell
you didn't submit a pictorial proof! - imabonehead
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