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KFC Resturants and Corporate not Customer Friendly
Posted by Pattyw on 08/01/2007
MEMPHIS,, TENNESSEE -- I used to frequent 4 different KFC'S. As of June this year I vowed to never visit another one ever again, despite the fact that they are the only chicken franchise my whole family eats. My main three reasons are:

Reason one: THE ORDER FILLERS CAN NOT COUNT. My paid for order and 15 pieces had 9.

Reason two: THE ORDER FILLERS DO NOT KNOW THE PARTS OF A CHICKEN. The nationally advertised LEG AND THIGH ONLY Bucket had WINGS AND BREASTS==Despite the fact that when I asked the order taker if I could get more legs than thighs and was told they could not substitute.

Reason three: I have called the corporate phone number on my receipts 3to 4 times with in the months of April and May to complain. It is automated. You are constantly punching in #s on your phone. I answered yes to being called back by the store managers==NONE EVER CALLED. (I have yet to find a Customer Service Website to write)

IN OTHER WORDS THE COMPANY HIRE DUMMIES AND LIARS WITH NO PEOPLE SKILLS AND OBVIOUSLY CORPORATE DOES NOT CARE TO HEAR ABOUT THEIR LOUSY SERVICE SKILLS. SO WHAT DOES THAT SAY ABOUT THEIR INTEGRITY AND RESPONSIBILITY TO THEIR CUSTOMERS? I CAN AND WILL BE FRYING MY OWN CHICKEN. LIKE KFC's ATTITUDE, MY FAMILY WILL JUST HAVE TO GET USED TO IT AND LIKE IT!!

     
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Posted by Slimjim on 2007-08-01:
It's fast food. Minimum wage people doing the job no one else wants. Better service = more in salaries = no $4.99 chicken buckets. With any of them, check your orders and don't be surprised if they are sometimes wrong. It's the nature of the beast.
Posted by Pomona Guy on 2007-08-01:
You need a vacation. Come out to Disneyland and relax. And out here, KFC hires people who can count and know the parts of chicken. Just don't yell at them.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-08-01:
PW, surely you can find a better chicken joint than that in Memphis. KENTUCKY has better chicken joints than KFC if you are not afraid of stray bullets.
Posted by heaven17 on 2007-08-01:
"My paid for order and 15 pieces had 9."

This line has warped my fragile little mind.
Posted by Starlord on 2007-08-01:
What is with people and typing in caps. Used to emphasize something, one or two words, is fine. But you guys go to hell with a joke. The administrators will eventually correct the typing so it is regular, so why cant you type in regular format when posting? the typing in caps as you have makes you sound like a lunatic. If you have a complaint, post it in a calm manner in regular format. When you go ape with the caps, it sounds like ranting and raving. sli8mjim is right. Just as with security, higher pay will get better people, but you will have higher prices, too. Make up your mind which you want. Good food at low prices, even with some errors, or espert service and error free order at high prices. YOU CAN'T HAVE BOTH!!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2007-08-01:
I AGREE WITH STARLORD...IF THERE'S ONE THING I CAN'T STAND IS WHEN PEOPLE POST WITH ALL CAPS...THAT IS CONSIDERED YELLING...BASHER NEVER YELLS AT PEOPLE AND I THINK ADMIN SHOULD DELETE THOSE WHO DO! ! !
Posted by trumania on 2007-08-01:
You people are horrible, lol.

With regards to the OP: I know it sucks that they screw up the orders... but that's why I never order a bundle of chicken from the drive thru, not to mention it's a waste of gas, I do that inside the store so I can verify the contents before I head out.

And also, it's a fast food restaurant not a 5 star nationally critiqued restaurant. Those people only make what 6 bucks an hour? AND they have to listen to people yell at them everyday? Come on...
Posted by SilverWngs71 on 2007-08-01:
Patty,

If you had Googled the real corporate office for KFC you would have gotten this information. KFC is part of an Organization, a Corporation if you will and they are called Yum! Here is the information you can use to get your complaint heard, make sure you have store #'s as well:

Contact Yum! Brands
Restaurant Support Center
1900 Colonel Sanders Lane
Louisville, KY 40213
502.874.8300

http://www.yum.com/contact/default.asp

Posted by Nohandle on 2007-08-01:
HI PATTY, WELCOME ABOARD, AND AS YOU CAN TELL MOST MEMBERS AREN’T FOND OF ALL CAPS. Just tap that caps lock key and you are home free. I gather your family is fond of all dark meat and you received white meat in your order, you paid for a 15 piece container and received 9 pieces and contacted Corporate and have not received a response.

When you stated: IN OTHER WORDS THE COMPANY HIRE DUMMIES AND LIARS WITH NO PEOPLE SKILLS AND OBVIOUSLY CORPORATE DOES NOT CARE TO HEAR ABOUT THEIR LOUSY SERVICE SKILLS I had to comment on that one. You had your order messed up and are angry: however, calling their workers dummies isn't very kind. Slim made an excellent point and Starlord added to it.

Many FF workers are high achiever HS students, taught the work ethic by their family, and college students attempting to assist the family with tuition and helping with expenses. Don't find fault with all of them because of a few bad apples.
Posted by Slashx on 2007-08-02:
Wow pattyw, grouping people as a whole and calling them dummies? Guilty by association is wrong in most cases, this being one of them. They couldn't substitute pieces? I think thats a bunch of crap, we do it at our KFC store all the time!
Sorry you had a bad time with that store, perhaps it's a bad store, believe me, they are out there. I hear constant complaints about the other KFCs in my area, thats why people come to our store, because we're number 1 in the area. Maybe you should find out where the number one store is in your area, or you could just fry your own chicken as you said.
Posted by Table Tipper on 2007-08-05:
I ate at a KFC in Sioux City, Ia. on Gordon Dr., I asked that they put more original legs out on the buffet. They said they had limited legs to use and needed to keep what they had to fill any drive up orders they might get.
You've got a paying customer right now, and you're worried about filling the orders of customers who haven't even come there.
Posted by old fart on 2007-08-05:
Hey Patty.... There used to be a rib joint called Blues Alley in Memphis that was known for their wet ribs. Is it still there? The last time I was there was in 1979.
Posted by Slashx on 2007-08-14:
You're right table tipper, but think of this, there are plenty of gluttons out that that want a 20 piece meal with all legs in crispy, They HAVE to be in crispy, and the HAVE to be all legs (in their mind), they think they're so important that they should be catered to with what ever picky demands they have. They don't realize that theres only so many legs available at a time, and that KFC refrains from cooking too much in order to reduce their waste when the store closes. Theres 2 different kinds of cases, white meat and dark meat, if you cook a case of dark, theres only so many legs and thighs available. Then you get the picky people that want only legs in their meal, can't cook more dark meat because theres still a whole bunch of thighs sitting in the window and the warmers. So you see, in your situation, someone came through and took all your legs first. Supply and demand, first come first serve.
Posted by annamosity313 on 2013-06-16:
My experience was awful at the Bolivar Tennessee restaurant. When I pulled up to the drive through, the lady just simply kept walking by, looking at me and my niece, and didn't ask if she could help us at all. She finally went in the back of the restaurant where my fiance was working, and told him we were at the window. My fiance works in the back cooking chicken, and had to come to the drive through to take my order, and money. I became ill at this kind of service. Would have told the manager on duty, however, she was in the parking lot with another employee, shooting off fire works. I am sick and tired of the behavior I receive, and wish someone could take care of it. I am a paying customer, whether my fiance works there or not, and would like for once to be treated as such, but doesn't seem like things will change any time soon.
Posted by Kat on 2013-08-12:
KFC needs to hire people that want to work, waited twenty minutes in drive threw and still nobody taking my order so I drove up to the window and she opens the window and says, she doesn't take orders at the window. That bunch in there lost so much business for KFC, cars behind me were leaving and there were several, KFC your chicken is good but the service sucks!
Posted by westly best on 2013-10-15:
I visted kfc in Chesapeake VA. Today service and food was great. I wanted to let someone know ... It was Western Branch
Great Service and Food.
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Posted by mike on 2013-10-28:
Every time I want KFC I always have second thoughts. Many locations are dirty and have dumb workers in them.
I like the hot wings but can't get any late at night cause they never make them after 8pm...you just get whats left.
I'm done with KFC.
Posted by Richard on 2014-03-31:
The KFC here in Humboldt, TN had greasy food, bad service, and the store was always dirty. They lost so much business that they had closed down recently.
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EMPLOYEE RUDENESS
Posted by Shirley on 06/06/2004
STOCKTON, CALIFORNIA -- TO WHOM IT CONCERNS;

I AM WRITING ABOUT YOUR ESTABLISHMENT AT 3264 WEST HAMMER LANE, STOCKTON, CA. 95209
ON JUNE 5, 2004 MY HUSBAND AND I WENT TO YOUR BUSINESS AT ADDRESS ABOVE AND YOUR EMPLOYEE;
QUINAYA DAVIS WAS SO RUDE, SHE HAS NO CUSTOMERS SKILLS WHAT SO EVER. THIS GIRL SHOULD NOT BE ALLOWED TO WORK THE DRIVE-UP WINDOW IN ANYWAY. I WILL NEVER GO BACK TO YOUR ESTABLISHMENT AGAIN. MY HUSBAND AND I ASKED WHAT THE SIDE DISHES WERE WITH THE 4 PIECE MEAL, HER RESPONSE WAS RUDELY SAID LOOK IT'S ON THE MENU WINDOW. WHEN WE DROVE UP TO PAY FOR THE ORDER; MY HUSBAND TOLD HER THAT MAYBE FOR FUTURE REFERENCES SHE COULD TELL SOMEONE, FOR THOSE PEOPLE THAT CAN NOT READ. WE BOTH READ WELL, HE WAS JUST MAKING A POINT. SHE WENT OFF, AND CONTINUED TO BE SO RUDE, IF I WAS MANAGER THERE I WOULD HAVE MADE SURE SHE WAS LET GO. SHE NEVER APOLOGIZED IN ANYWAY, CONTINUED TO GO OFF WITH HER LITTLE ATTITUDE. FOR FUTURE EMPLOYEES, PLEASE PICK THEM BETTER.
UPSET CONSUMER IN CALIFORNIA!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
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Posted by contrarymary on 2004-06-06:
You try dealing with self-entitled, self-important *sses all day, and see how pleasant YOU are.

PS Turn off the caps! My eyes are bleeding.
Posted by chris75056_1 on 2004-06-07:
Having worked at Dollar Tree for three years, I can understand this employee's "attitude". Much the same as I got asked, "How much is this?" when there were signs and posters and all sorts of notices that declared for all to see: "EVERYTHING IS $1!!", I'm sure that this lady was pretty tired of folks asking her what side items were available when the menu is staring them right in the face. You say you can read. Next time, why don't you?
Posted by justUNbelievable on 2004-06-07:
Rude is Rude. Employees forget where their paychecks come from!! No one wants her job, really, but you still have to put on a happy face for the customer!
Posted by bill on 2004-06-07:
You should contact the manager of the KFC and tell him what happened.
Posted by Roger&Out on 2004-06-07:
I have doubts about this post. How is it, that you've got a first & last name on a drive thru employee? I don't visit KFC, but I have never noticed fast food employees with a full name on their badge, if they're wearing one at all.
Posted by LegalCollector on 2004-06-07:
Perhaps the poster has a vendetta against this particular employee. The full name thing is kinda weird.
Posted by BiscuitBrain on 2004-06-08:
Maybe you should learn to read the side items & take a little bit of responsibility for yourself. Of course, that would be too much work, wouldn't it?
Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-08:
You know what... If you are in customer service and are rude to the customers then you need to find something else to do. Bottom line.That woman had NO BUSINESS treating a customer that way. The woman and her husband and all the other customers (That she's probably been just as rude to) pay her income. I think you have a valid complaint here!!!
Posted by h20skibabe on 2004-06-09:
Having been treated rudely by another CA location, I totally agree with this complaint. And you can get the full name of the employee very easily - as well as corporate address, property owner address, etc. As workers we all have bad days, but this is no way to treat a customer if you want them to return to your establishment.
Posted by StankyFeetz on 2004-07-26:
Well, tink about this. You're a teeny bopper, making min-wage to save up for some material fad item, you still live with mom and/or dad, and generally have no other responsibilites. Do you honestly think you'll get 5 star service in this case? Of course not. It's too much. She could get fired from KFC at 12pm, and be working at Burger King by 2pm down the street. It's only min-wage, and the managers dont give a flying hoot. There are not multiple interview rounds, or even drug screening or background checks. If you can breathe and walk, you're hired. I know this to be true because I work a min-wage job P/T (delivery dude) and I didn't have any problem getting the job. The turn over is attrocious, as we all know. Bottom line, don't expect too much from most min-wage slaves. Especially decent service.
Posted by antie on 2004-08-25:
If you can read then what is the problem? Read the menu board that's what it is there for. Maybe if you weren't so intent on giving the girl a hard time you could take the time to read. No wonder you upset her
Posted by AZJEM on 2004-10-24:
The employee didn't have to be so rude. Just because they don't get paid much don't think they want to be treat like kings and queens when they go somewhere. I have seen that before. On the other hand, I managed a restaurant and it does get tireing constantly having to tell someone what the ingredients are in a milkshake. But no matter how unnerving it is, you have to keep it zipped. But that usually comes with maturity.
Posted by 2C2H on 2010-06-08:
Some restaurants emplyoees name tag do have first and last names on them. So you can't say the post is fake based on that. Especially with a name like Kenia, you wouldn't need a last name in such a case
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Employee Complaint
Posted by Ashley12345 on 11/09/2009
I've worked at a KFC in a very small town in Canada for over a year now. After reading some of the reviews on this website, I decided to write my own complaint.

Let me start by saying that the KFC I work at is very clean, as fast as possible, and almost always friendly. I'm 19 years old, saving money for college. And I actually like my job, however the worst part of it is the customers.

The customers are VERY rude. I don't know how they were brought up as children, but they seem to think that it's alright to act superior to me because I work in food service. I definitely do not look 19.. I've been told that I look 14 even. So middle aged people are coming in, making themselves fatter, and trying to make themselves feel better by ridiculing a "14 year old."

The men who come in urinate all over the toilet seat, and don't flush the toilets. Customers leave garbage on the tables, talk on their cellphones while ordering, let their children climb all over the tables. It's really quite tiring. I had one customer who called me to make a delivery order, and ended up calling me a dumba$$ because I told her that 1. We don't do delivery and 2. Our store was 45 minutes away.

The truth is, some people go to fast food restaurant's and take out their frustrations on them. I bet half the reviews on this website written about poor customer service failed to mention that they were rude first with the employee. And if that's the case, hopefully the next time you'll think twice about making someone else feel miserable.

And about not having chicken ready...
At the store I work at, after 7pm we cook to order, because chicken is expensive and we can't keep cooking and expecting people to come in. If the chicken is thrown out, it's money lost. Also, it takes 16 minutes to cook the chicken. Add 4 minutes for breading, and that's why it takes 20 minutes to cook.
     
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Posted by Ytropious on 2009-11-09:
Very helpful. It seems food service workers are the lowest on the totem pole, and everyone thinks they are better then them. It's a shame really, everyone has to start somewhere.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-11-09:
It doesn't matter what you line of business is, customers and employees should treat the other as they want to be treated. A lot of us here have worked in either retail or food service and none of us would want to be treated rudely.

As far as not having chicken ready, anyone coming to order should be glad that after a certain hour it is made to order. Who the heck wants to eat rubber chicken that has been sitting under a lamp? Twenty minutes is still faster than we could probably make it at home.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-11-09:
I feel that everyone's first job should either be in retail or the food service. Why? So, people would know what kinds of crap they have to put up with. They get paid so little to put up with a lot of crap. Maybe then, consumers would be a little nicer to those that work in industries like that because they have at one time or another.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-11-09:
Exactly Bearkat!
Posted by Crown Jules on 2009-11-10:
I worked a lot of fast food jobs during college so I have complete sympathy for any kind of food service worker. Sometimes it seems like they just can't win; if the food has to be cooked to order they get yelled at because it's taking too long and if they get food that's been sitting under heat lamps or in a warmer they get yelled at because it's stale.
Posted by PepperElf on 2009-11-10:
excellent review!

and it showcases what i've said a lot.... many people look at employees that are "providing a service" and act like the employee "only exists to service me!!" etc.

like they're lords and ladies who have to do their best to remind the servants to stay in their place etc.
Posted by Happy Gal on 2009-11-11:
I agree-great post! Whether you are a brain surgeon or a girl who works the counter at the fast food establishment you should be treated with respect. I think there's no reason why a customer shouldn't say please, thank you, have a nice day! I always do and always will.
Posted by Principissa on 2009-11-11:
I can't stand being in line behind someone who is berating the people that work there. Really, at least they are working and not on pubic assistance. Most of the kids I see working FF are college students working to save money for books, tuition, and rental expenses or high school students saving up for their first car.
Posted by Samtian on 2009-11-11:
Don't forget all the fingerprints they leave on the windows and doors!!!
Posted by PVC on 2009-11-13:
Great post. When I worked in fast food, the work itself wasn't so bad, it was dealing with the awful customers that made it such a terrible job. Some people should be ashamed of how they act in places like that.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-11-13:
The world is getting meaner all of the time. Honey, get your college education, get your six figure job, and have an amazing life. Your success is the best revenge you can ever have on the ill mannered piece of crap idiots in the world. People wonder why I prefer animals to people.
Posted by PepperElf on 2009-11-13:
cos animals only complain about realistic things?
and they don't treat you like you're stupid when you give them food.

except cats. but they still love us anyway.
Posted by jktshff1 on 2009-11-13:
Cats: This human takes care of me, makes me purr and feel good,"I MUST BE A GOD!"

Dogs: This human takes care of me, feeds me, plays with me "THEY MUST BE GOD!"
Posted by Slashx on 2009-11-16:
Had a customer in the drive through yesterday, she ordered 10 hot wings, and a medium drink. I told her the price and that we'd take good care of her. When she got to the window I repeated the price and she gave me a nasty look, then said, "No thanks I'll go to Wendy's".
So a wasted soda that I had made, and a waste of time for the packer who already had the order made. I hope that lady choked on her Wendy's.
Posted by Ytropious on 2009-11-16:
Slash that lady sounds stupid. The prices are right on the board how could she have not known how much it was going to cost!
Posted by Slashx on 2009-12-06:
Because most of our customers are ignorant. They want their food and don't bother looking at the price. But you're right, this lady was REALLY dumb, I told her the price and asked her to pull up to the window. When she got to the window she freaked out about the price. Of course she was talking on her cell phone at the time.
I guess some people are too involved in talking or texting on their phones that they don't pay attention, makes you wonder how they drive. lol
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-12-22:
Ashley: So true, and I definitely second the "get an education" so you can get a job you love. ProC: I wonder if the idea is that people will treat you as they feel they deserve to be treated, so I now know how many people were beaten or emotionally abused as children. Me - I learned a lot of passive-aggressive techniques.

I co-managed a KFC a loooong time ago - it was a great job overall. Most of our customers were friendly but there was a family of four we dubbed the "pig family." Every week, mom, dad and their son and daughter would come in and get a meal then proceed to wreck our dining room. Two tables, not one - corn and grease all over the seats and floor, mashed potatoes and gravy smeared on the table, chicken bones everywhere. And you know they didn't throw their trash away.

What were our options - smile and endure, cleaning it up each time? Sure. Take them aside and quietly ask them to be cleaner? Maybe. I chose a different tactic in my early twenties...

As we saw them enter the parking lot, I took the mop and bucket out to the already clean dining room and waited. When they came in the door, I said loudly "WHEW NOW THE DINING ROOM IS CLEAN, THAT JOB IS DONE." The employees loudly praised me and agreed. We were hoping the pig family would take the hint.

They ordered. I grabbed a bucket and started loading it with chicken (using tongs of course). The mom called to me, pointing out that I hadn't washed my hands after touching the mop handle - she was right so I put the bucket down to wash my hands then started filling it again. Louder, she complains that it's the SAME BUCKET, could I start with a clean one?

Something snapped in my head at that moment. I nodded, said "sure, no problem" and flung the half-full bucket as hard as I could at the wall away from them, Original Recipe exploding over the tiny trash can. I started loading the new bucket when I heard the dad yelling at me, asking me if I had a problem. He was leaning over the counter, gesturing angrily toward me. I said no, I was sorry, let's forget about it...this went back and forth until I asked if he really wanted to know, and he said yes, so I told them.

It was as quiet as a KFC at dinnertime could be after that. I called my manager and told her what happened, then wrote down her number and took it out to them and offered them free dessert, which they ate in silence. The dining room was clean when they left.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-12-22:
Classic, Jules, LOL!!!
Posted by elreymomo on 2009-12-27:
Basically, there are idiots the world over. There is no excuse to treat others any differently than you'd want to be treated. Just take heart you have work, can (hopefully) save some $ and will move onto choosing a work environment with more discernment to meet basic human rights of dignity and respect.
Posted by Ali on 2014-03-29:
I currently work at a KFC and I cannot tell you how many times I have had to deal with crappy customers. They don't respect me or my coworkers and are constantly takin out their stress on us. I've had sodas thrown at me because they are angry with prices, yelled at because we don't offer a certain type of chicken and completely embarrassed because there's a 5 minute wait on the fresh wedges they requested!
I don't make the prices, I don't control what is on the menu or how long it takes to properly cook something.
I'm just a worker saving up for college. I am always very nice and very professional and I often get customers that are amazed I am so nice to the awful customers.
I overall love my job, I love the fact that I always have something to do, I love my nice regular customers, and my coworkers are like a second family to me. I wish the customers would understand that there is a lot more to the job than just serving them, there is a lot of work to be done. I wish they could just have one day in my oily, mashed potato crusted shoes.
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KFC Sucks
Posted by Travis1251 on 03/04/2009
MONROE, LOUISIANA -- Back on February 11Th I went through the drive through of the KFC on Martin Luther King drive in Monroe Louisiana. I placed an order or 2 of the 7 piece BBQ wings and my total was $8.78. I handed the lady a $20 (I know for a fact I gave her a $20 because that's all I had was 2-$20 bills) and she proceeded too give me back $1.22 Change. When I told her that I gave her a $20 she then proceeded too tell me that "no you didn't you gave me a $10". She said he very rudely like I had insulted her. I asked for the manager and told her that I had given the lady a $20. The cashier then proceeded too shut the window and said something too the manager (which I found too be odd). The manager then asked me too pull up and they will count the drawer. Not even 2 minutes later the manager sent someone else out too tell me the cashiers drawer was 97 cents over. Now how can someone count down a drawer in 2 minutes. I use too me a manager at a movie theater and I know it took me at least 10 minutes too count down a drawer, because theres so many distractions.

Then I had asked for the district managers number and luckily for me the office was right behind the KFC building. When I asked for the district manager, I had informed him what was going on. And he said there was nothing he could do since her drawer was over. And I asked him was it possible that she gave back someone back too much change and was short changing me too make up for it, his response was no that's impossible she would never do that. Basically he refused too work with me. I then proceeded too tell him that KFC lost a customer for life.

I got on the net too look up the corporate office number and found the customer service number. I called it and the guy told me that he would get someone too call me back ASAP. Well its been almost a month and 6 calls too customer service number later, I have yet too receive a call. Finally the lady I spoke too at customer service gave me the number too the corporate office. So I will be calling them myself. But it is clear too me that KFC does not care about customers satisfaction, nor do they care if they lose a customer or not. Like I said I will not be going back too any KFC ever again.
     
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Posted by grandma005 on 2009-03-04:
Yes that sucks. That is why that when I hand someone a $20.00 bill I say that is $20.00 and ---cents.
Posted by old fart on 2009-03-04:
That's why I say..."out of 20"... when I hand the money over..
Posted by Soaring Consumer on 2009-03-04:
I would have filed a police report the day it happened.

If the security camera is good enough it could have caught that the cashier intentionally did this.
Posted by Travis1251 on 2009-03-04:
that's what i do when i hand someone a 20. is say I'm handing them a 20.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-04:
SCON, I just knew that you would have a link for this sort of dispute. We already have the police investigating a shortage of Chicken McNuggets in Florida, they are already spread way too thin!!!
If the cashier is doing this maliciously they will eventually get caught.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-05:
I appreciate reading reviews like this one, spelling errors and all, because I for one never thought about stating the currency amount I was handing over, but I will now. Thanks Travis, and sorry for your poor experience with KFC!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-05:
The OP's best hope is for karma. In the end, the extra $20 will cost the KFC employee many times more and, often, not in currency. The Universe is a funny place.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-03-05:
just, I haven't either. I've NEVER said, "here's a twenty" because it never occurred to me.

Another thing that cashiers used to do and I don't know if they do now or not, is to keep the money proffered by the customer on the outside of the til until they made change. They probably don't do that anymore.

I know most cashiers can't count change back to you manually..they need the amount printed out for them or they get completely frozen in time.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-03-05:
Boki, you're right, I remember when I was a cashier at a grocery store many years ago, that's the first thing I was taught was to place the cash the customer gave me on top of the till while I figured their change.
Now that I think about, no place I shop do I see this happening anymore.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-06-18:
I put the money on top of my drawer counter until I have the change, and count back "out of $20...change first bills next. Thank you and for shopping at yada yada."
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-06-18:
Woo hoo! Nice to hear of someone who can still count back. Its almost a lost art.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-06-18:
Boki I don't even use the register to figure the change, I count it out myself. I SUCK at math lol and it helps me with numbers.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-06-18:
I just love that. I used to go to a lot of yard sales, and it was funny to see people with their little gray metal box try to count back change. :D

I don't know who taught me how to count back money, but its so easy and useful..and I suck at math too, but that's a skill I use.
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Horrible Buffet
Posted by Flipper on 01/21/2006
SARASOTA, FLORIDA -- Wondered why parking lot was empty when all other restaurants in vicinity were packed. Order 2 buffets. $17.10. No chicken. Had to ask for it, and then they only put out 3 pieces at a time. Only one kind of chicken. Other KFC buffets give a choice. Many of the trays were empty. Have no idea what should have been in them. Had to ask for biscuits. Food was cold. Tables not cleaned. Employees (definatly not workers) stood around and didn't pay any attention when I was trying to get another plate. Cashier disappeared for a while. Didn't know who, if anyone, was the manager or I would have complained to him. I think I should get my money back. This was sure not worth $17.10. Since the buffet started at 4PM trays should have been full, food should have been hot. Employees should pay attention to customers!
     
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Posted by tander on 2006-01-21:
I would of asked for my money back, and asked for the name of manager then called during the week, there probaly not around on weekends, that's why the horrible buffet!
Posted by Ms.Consumer on 2006-01-21:
KFC tries to put out as little chicken as possible in the evening. Live near a KFC. Closing hours in 9:30. Walked in with a neighbor at 8:45pm. Manager looked up and said "closed". We both stood there. He said it again. Eventually the manager explained "no chicken". The neighbor stood his ground until the manager agreed to cook more chicken. 45 minutes before closing and you aren't going to cook your main product?
Posted by Dr. Jeecheroo on 2006-01-21:
I don't think it was at night Ms. Consumer, but assuming if it were, that's typical. They're trying to clean up the store so the employees can go home when they close. They do the same thing in the deli at Winn-Dixie and Wal-Mart. I'm in no way defending KFC though since I know they suck hard. Winn-Dixie and Wal-Mart even makes better fried chicken than KFC.
Posted by Ms.Consumer on 2006-01-22:
Long haired Dr. Jeech... I agree that some places try to shut down early. But shutting off cooking your main product 45 minutes before closing?? Why even bother to stay open after 8:45 then? No one goes to KFC just to get a bisquit.
Posted by Sparticus on 2006-01-22:
Growing up I worked in a fast food restaurant and we would always try to cut it as close as possible on the cooked food supply when nearing closing to save on waste. Most the time we were fine, but there are always those few occassions when we'd run out. We never said "closed" to a customer, we always made them new food to order. I think this particular KFC is a victim of bad management.
Posted by RVRBOATKNG on 2006-01-22:
If the food place is closing at 9:30, they start cleaning up and stop cooking at 8:45. If they closed at 8:45 they would probably do the same at 8:00. I recommend avoiding any restaurant the last hour or your looking for possible food poisening or at the least, cold or no food.
Posted by Ms.Consumer on 2006-01-22:
It takes 10 minutes to fry a piece of chicken dammit! Closing time should mean when they start cleaning up. If KFC closes at 9:30 they should keep the grease hot waiting for some chicken. Dag nabit!
Posted by Juile on 2006-01-23:
Wow, that is pricey for two buffets at KFC. You could go to Golden Corral for that price. It is just as disgusting but there is no lack of food.
Posted by KFCEmployee on 2006-01-27:
As my username states I work at KFC and it does not take 10 minutes to make the chicken. It takes about 20 minutes and that is if the fryer hasn't already been cleaned. It takes a couple hours to clean the kitchen area. So, unless you want mainly high school aged kids to have to stay at work until past 1 AM (at least that is what it would be at my store), I would just try to eat earlier.
Posted by RVRBOATKNG on 2006-01-30:
KFCemployee: Aaahhh, thanks for an honest comment.
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Message From A KFC Manager Regarding Coupon Problems & Rainchecks
Posted by Jme87 on 05/15/2009
MANCHESTER, TENNESSEE -- Hello,
I'm Jamie an Assistant Manager at Kfc. I know there have been a lot of issues with the free 2pc. meal from Oprahs website and I'd like to explain why. The day Oprah put those coupons on her website it was working fine until later on that afternoon. I was told to make sure every coupon had different barcode or it was a copy. We were not allowed to taked copies. After receiving several same barcode coupons I got on website myself printed one had same barcode as the others I'd been getting. I alerted all Kfc's in my region and All my manager's in our area so that everyone would know barcodes are coming in the same and to honor them. Oprah's website said "due to overwhelming downloads, the website is having technical difficulties". Her website was not prepared for the amount of downloads she received which also caused problems for KFC. This meant everyong could make as many copies as they wanted of the same coupon. People were doing this and this is why a lot of KFC's were running out of chicken. We didn't even have enough for the paying customers. This is where the raincheck coupons come in to the deal. You only have to take coupon to any kfc, fill out short raincheck form, we send it off in the mail for you, you receive free drink for inconvenience, and we are very sorry it didn't run more smooth. We are still honoring coupons but in a different way with rainchecks. We are doing the best we can to keep up with the high demand of our Grilled Chicken.

Please give us one more chance. The grilled chicken is amazing. I eat it everyday on break. lol. We will try our best to get out the new free meal coupons to you in the mail a. s.a.p.

Again we apologize.

Jamie
     
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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-15:
Good post. The major problem with the coupons was that they failed to prepare for the onslaught of demand. Not enough servers to handle the load. What they created was an artificial 'Denial of Service' attack on their own system. Another problem was that many franchise operators chose not to participate and failed to do anything until it was too late.
Posted by Principissa on 2009-05-15:
Great post! I honestly think that KFC was unprepared for the amount of coupons they were going to get and the customers were abusing the free coupons. It sounds like the computer servers on the website just weren't big enough for all the hits they were getting for the coupons.

Keep your head up, like any bad dream this too will end.
Posted by NofriendofAX on 2009-05-15:
Finally, someone who can answer everyone's complaints. Way to go! So, people back off - sounds like KFC and Oprah had good intentions, they just couldn't keep up with all the greedy people out there.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-15:
Thanks jme87 for taking the time to write such an excellent explanation. Fantastic post!
Posted by Nohandle on 2009-05-15:
Excellent informative and you are explaining quite professionally what happened. Coming from a KFC employee perhaps folks will now listen although they've been told before. There will still be those who grumble and complain over their inconvenience with a free meal.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-15:
But I didn't get my coupons from Oprah's site. I got them from KFC's own website.

Posted by DigitalCommando on 2009-05-15:
The whole problem is really based upon the coupon itself. KFC should never have allowed a printable coupon. Secondly, they should have attached the free offer to an existing purchase. Buy any combo or bucket meal and get a free two piece grilled chicken. This would have eliminated all of those losers that would trample their own grandmother to get something for free.
Posted by Nohandle on 2009-05-15:
You're correct DC and I expect KFC won't make that mistake again. If they had it to do over, well too late for that. From the complaints we've read on this website even some who received a free meal complained about the wait or some inconvenience.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-15:
Good post Jamie. Thanks!
Posted by Slashx on 2009-05-15:
Thank you Jamie, about time some one who works at KFC besides me is getting the word out. It's too bad there's still those rude jerks that will rip up the coupon and throw it in your face like the whole thing is your fault.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-15:
Next time someone does that slash, call the police that’s assault.
Posted by madconsumer on 2009-05-15:
hi jamie, from way down yonder in chatt town.

great review.

very helpful.
Posted by Ponie on 2009-05-15:
Good to hear a logical explanation--and it wasn't even your fault! :) Thanks for a very informative post. (VH)
Posted by Sheldonrs on 2009-05-22:
My sister went to one in NJ and it was mobbed. She and a bunch of other people were in line for a LONG time when a group of trash came in and just cut in front of everyone. My sister said they should go to the back of the line and wait like everyone else. They yelled at her "Don't start somethin' you ain't going finish!"
And the workers there were so scared of the mob they just let them cut. Plus, even though the coupons said one per person, there were people there with 10 or more and since the crew was scared, they just gave them as many as they wanted.
I won't be going to a KFC again just because of this. It was a poorly thought out gimmick.

I told my sister that I guess KFC now stands for "Killed For Chicken".
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-05-22:
Why would anyone stay in a line like that? Leave, and come back later.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-22:
I agree Boki, why would anyone in their right mind with countless other places to eat elect to stand in line eternally, put up with "trash" (that's a new one) a "mob" and get cut in line for some mediocre chicken?
Must be a "Jersey thing".
Posted by Slimjim on 2009-05-22:
Agreed. It's worth three times the cost of the chicken to me NOT to wait for my food like that.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-05-22:
Amen to that, zz and Slim. I'd pay THEM to leave!
Posted by Ponie on 2009-05-22:
Maybe your sister should change the neighborhood where she hangs?
Posted by jme87 on 2009-05-23:
If someone cut line in my store I wouldn't ever just let it go. If they refused to move I would call the authority. I hate when it comes to that but sometimes that's just what it takes when someone wants to be hard headed. I'm just saying I am not a big girl at all but I am not scared of anybody trying to be intimidating. I try to always follow the rules and be fair with everyone and every now and then there will be someone trying to get rude and pushy to get their way and I gotta say, that never works on me. It doesn't make me want to be nice to someone who is not nice to me. I will still be smiling as I approach them even if what I have to tell them isn't what they want to hear.
Posted by madconsumer on 2009-05-23:
jme, best answer. why didn't someone call the police on the line cutting heathen mob?
Posted by jktshff1 on 2009-05-23:
Around where I live, the old guy you are cutting in front of is very likely to be able to finish it.
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Customer Service
Posted by Mom on 06/11/2004
BRIDGETON, NEW JERSEY -- Right now I am so mad that I can't see straight! I went to KFC with my 5 year old and 5 month old, to use the coupons for a 2 piece meal and laptop for my son, at the drive-thru of course because it's easier with a baby! I was told I had to go inside to use more than 1 coupon because you are only allowed to use 1 coupon per visit. So I proceed to go inside and wait in the long line, holding the baby and watching out for my 5 year old. When it got to be my turn, I wanted to explode when asked, "for here or to go?" I asked to first see the manager and then have my order taken. I was told again that I could only use 1 coupon. So I told the girl to do 2 separate transactions and she looked at me like I had 2 heads. After she took my order I asked where the manager was. She called her again. Shaneeka was here name. She moved like a pregnant elephant. You can't tell me that if the manager moves that slowly that her employees are going to move any quicker. I felt that she could care less about what I was trying to explain; that at the window they told me I had to come inside and then inside I was told I could only use 1 coupon per visit. Then, I waited 20 minutes for my order. KFC in Bridgeton, NJ is a joke. Do not go there unless you like being treated like you are pestering them by soliciting their establishment. I am still so mad that I can't see straight. The next thing I want to do is find an address to write so that I can express my concerns over this restaurant; perhaps the Better Business Bureau. The only exclusions on the coupon are "Limit 1 per coupon at participating KFC restaurants. Not good with other special offers. Tax extra. No reproductions accepted."
Forgive my typos and do not go to the KFC in Bridgeton, NJ.
     
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Posted by wearecruisers on 2004-06-12:
This is a fast food resturant. They pay their employees very little, which is what most of them are worth. I apologize to some employees that do a good job but most do not. Most of the fast food industry employees are just there to collect a pay check and customers like us a just a bother to them.
Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-12:
I understand it's a fast food establishment and that the employees are paid very little but I don't think that's an excuse for them to treat peolpe like crap. Hell do you honestly think half the people in America like getting up every morning and going to work? Hell no but we HAVE to do it, we have to make that money to live but we don't go about our day treating people like crap.We grin and bear it and pray for Fridays.
Posted by oocpuxoo on 2004-06-14:
Uhh, who's the dingbat here again?
Posted by contrarymary on 2004-06-14:
You are a self-important, self-entitled greedy little b*tch. I can cut your letter down to two sentences: "I am the only one in the world who matters, the rest of you are scum. Break all the rules for me."

You don't deserve to be in the company of decent humans. I suggest you and your demon spawn dine at home from now on.

Posted by contrarymary on 2004-06-14:
By the way, Terrapin and wearecruisers, or what ever the h*ll your names are, unless you work with abusive customers all day, every day, you have no right to your grandiose claims of how well YOU would do in such a situation. Sitting in your cubicles all day, reading my3cents when the boss isn't looking....try putting up with a bunch a screamers all day, every day and you will understand why fast food workers aren't the cheeriest on the planet. Also, criticism by miscreantic dolts like you does not help.

Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-14:
Excuse me contrary mary or whatever the hell YOUR name is but I do work with customers all day maybe not in fast food like you, but I do put up with them and I do know how to treat them. You see they are the reason I get a check every Friday. I think more people like you need to understand that . You see I do not like to be confrontational on this website but if your going to be posting stuff on here like you know who the hell I am and what I'm about then you better get you SH*T straight before the next time you start typing anything with my name in it.
Posted by chris75056_1 on 2004-06-14:
Uh, mom? If the coupon specifically stated that (and this is by your own admission!)only one coupon was allowed per visit, what's your problem?
Posted by BiscuitBrain on 2004-06-14:
Well what is the problem? Why were you so upset about being asked for here or to go? Is the employee a mind reader now? Not to mention, you state there is 1 coupon per visit. Yeah, how are you confused?
Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-14:
You know I'm so sick of some of these people (Contrarymary) who think that just because these people work in fast food that they have the right to treat people like crap. Well you know what it's no ones fault you have the job that you do and if it's that freakin bad then find another job. Period. Don't come on here and post rude comments everytime someone is complaining.You do it all the time (I read your history).I agree, some are absolutley worth commenting on but others have a valid complaint and you give no sound advice just a smart a** comment, and it's just childish.

Posted by wearecruisers on 2004-06-14:
Well contrarymary, I have never meet you before in my life but you seem to be a redneck, trailer trash piece of crap. Just because we have made something of our lives does not give you the right to tell us how bad fast food employees have it or how we would respond to this situation.
Posted by contrarymary on 2004-06-14:
For the record, I don't work in fast food and I have a 4.0 GPA at an Ivy League University.

Posted by JohnnysFriends on 2004-06-14:
To all those who feel the need to constantly attack fast food and retail workers on the board, here's a tip: no one will ever know that you've had a lobotomy if you wear a wig to hide to the scars; stop posting your drivel on this board, and learn to control the slobbering. You wouldn't know Up from Down if you had three guesses. However, I'll consider letting you have the last word if you guarantee it will be your last.
Posted by ibecrazy2004 on 2004-06-14:
Mary and Johnny. Please go away. We would not want you two to start breeding and make any more id1ots as yourselves.
Posted by ladywine on 2004-06-14:
To Mom: Is that the best you can come up with? Insulting those who provide you with your needs and wants isn't going to get you very far. You're sounding like a spoiled brat who's having a temper tantrum because she didn't get her way. Life's not fair, deal with it. Offers have rules attached to them. They wouldn't budge and I don't blame them.

To the commentors here: Seems as if most of you are forgetting the TOS here on this site. You expect to receive respect from other members, yet you're not demonstrating it very well. If others disagree with you (such as I) then it's not a good idea to hurl insults. It only makes you look childish and immature. You may not like what others have to say, but at least show some respect.

And yes, I do agree with everything Contrarymary has stated. I can't think of anything else to add to it from her perspective. To be more blunt here: Grow up and show some manners. Treat others as you want to be treated. You'll get much further in life that way.
Posted by LegalCollector on 2004-06-15:
Im gonna agree with wearecrusiers here.
Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-15:
Thank you wearecrusiers and ibecrazy2004. I could not have said it better myself :)
Posted by terrapin8180 on 2004-06-15:
And as for ladywine..If you look at the begining of these posts you will see who started throwing the insults out first. I and wearecrusiers were making comments about the post not anyone else in particular and then we get attacked PERSONALLY and defended ourselves and now we're childish. Yeah OK
Posted by antie on 2004-08-25:
Wow you are mad at them because you can't read the small print? Okay maybe the "limit one per coupon" might make you think I can get only one of these specials and I can use another coupon. Does it not also say "not good with other special offers"? Wouldn't you consider another coupon as a special offer? They were just doing thier job they don't make the rules. Maybe it would make you happy if they gave you the whole thing free.
Posted by AZJEM on 2004-10-24:
To the Mom:
Bad, Bad service on their part but I feel bad for the baby and small child to be drug around for the sake of a coupon. Was it really worth it. Although, I laughed so hard when you said about the manager walking like a pregnant elephant. I got a mental picture and remembered some food places here . Thanks for the laugh. Also, just because someone works at a fast food doesnt' mean their stupid, our son put himself through college working at a fastfood and Thank God we did teach him manners and not to treat people like garbage. He knew this worked with his school schedule and it was also his bread and butter.
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Misrepresentation of amount of food.
Posted by Ritabelle on 10/22/2009
WINDER, GEORGIA -- KFC no longer serves traditional pieces of chicken. They serve pieces of pieces, i. e., breasts are cut into 4 pieces, thighs are cut into 2 pieces, and the legs and wings are so small, they must have come from the lowest grade of chicken available for consumption. The advertisements on television suggest that the family meals will feed a family. Obviously not my family. I would truly be embarrasssed to serve guests KFC's poor offering of a family meal. The "large" sides barely feed 2 people. The prices are totally unreasonable for the amount of food they sell as a family meal. I purchased a 10-piece box of grilled chicken today, with gravy, mashed potatoes and cole slaw that I had planned to serve at dinner for some guests. I also purchased a chicken pot pie and a small iced tea for my lunch. The tea was awesome. The pot pie is only slightly larger than a Banquet pie, and the KFC pie crust constitutes most of the pie. I spent $25.00 and did not even have enough food for 4 people. I will never buy anything from KFC again. I will advise the same to my family, friends and anyone else who will listen. I only want an honest meal for an honest dollar.
     
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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-10-22:
The Grilled looks small because its not breaded, they use the same chicken for grilled, original, and extra crispy.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-10-22:
So true. Try "double breading" at home!
Posted by PepperElf on 2009-10-22:
is it bad that i read that as "double breeding"?
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-10-22:
OP, face it. We eat alot these days. An 8 piece family meal from Mrs Winners with 3 large sides is what it takes for us, and there are only 3 of us at home. Mrs. Winners is the whole piece too, and tastes much better.
Posted by Kittyclaw on 2009-10-23:
Yep the grilled looks so small because it has no breading...that's price you pay when you want low fat food. As far as breast being cut into fours...no, I don't think so....they are whole breasts. I work at a KFC/TB and I don't feel embarassed to serve what we have...I do however warn a customer that the chicken isn't all that great at the moment if that's the case...Especially the grilled it shrinks when cooked and dries out fast so I give the customer a heads up and let them see a peice so they can decide for themselves. And as far as the sides I would like them to be bigger but my team member voice has no power over the head people so not much I can do and I'm not going to feel bad for selling them.
Posted by Ritabelle on 2009-10-23:
KFC has smaller pieces of chicken than Popeye's or Church's. No one has better chicken than Mrs. Winners, however, including taste, price and amount of food. I am now a 100% Mrs. Winners fan. Retail chicken prices are at an all-time low...just think how low the wholesale prices are! We are getting ripped off in so many areas of our lives and we will receive no better unless we stop buying inferior products.
Posted by Slashx on 2009-10-23:
Amen Kittyclaw. I work for a KFC/A&W and I agree with everything you said. I too let people see the grilled chicken before they make a final decision.
Seems this is what civilization has turned into, a bunch of gluttons. Customer AND corporate side.
Posted by Better Judgement on 2009-12-19:
I think KFC has great deals for the money.
Posted by catlover on 2014-01-12:
I work at KFC and when we sell a bucket of chicken, we usually ask how many people the customer is trying to feed. For 4 people, we would recommend 8 pieces (2/person). Each large side should be able to feed 3 people. The meal also comes with 4 biscuits. If two people got a breast and wing, and the other two got a leg and thigh, that should be enough chicken to satisfy their hunger (along with the sides and biscuits).
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Small, hard, meatless pieces of chicken
Posted by Cuberican on 08/06/2009
This is the second time I tried the grilled KFC. Both times I experienced dissatisfaction. Pieces are smaller every time. They felt like rubber, I chewed the meat endlessly and ended up spitting it out. They were SO SMALL that there was hardly any meat in them. ALSO, I specifically said, no wings, and was given a wing.
     
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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
The wing is the best part!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
You can't just say, 'no wings', you have to pay if you just want specific pieces.

Basher doesn't do armpits!
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-08-06:
The "wangs" at Church's are HUGE!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
Ewwwwwww...Church's ???? YUCK!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
I only like Church's for their nummy biscuts.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-08-06:
They have GREAT wings if they are hot and fresh. They're huge and have a lot of white meat on them..great with the jalapeno squeezed over them (heat freak here).

After they cool off, they're not good to me.
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-08-06:
Seriously, DB...I get cravings for Church's sometimes. We have a great one here. But it has to be fresh.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
You and ZZ need to get married....that would be one hot marriage, I tell ya!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
First "cox" and now "wangs"
... this is going to be a great afternoon. :-)
Posted by BokiBean on 2009-08-06:
Hahaha! Its weird though, I only like the jalapeno with Church's..not KFC or Popeyes.
Posted by Nohandle on 2009-08-06:
I've not tried the KFC grilled chicken yet, after that much publicized fiasco. You stated 2 piece grilled chicken meal in your review. Meat dry, I understand the complaint there. Being given a wing I don't unless you specified white meat with two breasts and you would pay the difference. I expect the dark meat might be more moist but again I've not tried it. Justthefaxx, I'm with you. I like the wings but at the end of the meal we look like a bunch of pigs with a plate full of bones.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Church's does have some great chicken.
I like KFC's grilled chicken, but nothing else.
Popeye... I know I've eaten their chicken, it's just been awhile so I don't remember if it's good or not.
Posted by madconsumer on 2009-08-06:
at least you gave them a second try.

great review.

very helpful.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
The reason that Church's WINGS are so big is because part of the breast is still intact with the WING. If you notice, their BREASTS are tiny.
Those jalapenos are the bomb but the chicken is okay even when you are half drunk and it is fresh out of the grease. Good fries!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
ZZ, are you a breast man or a thigh man?
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Breast, baby!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
I did not know that. What do you like on your breast? Tartar sauce?
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
I have a Church's story AND a KFC one.
Hot Sauce DB, what else?
The only time that I like tartar is when it drips onto someone else besides ME!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
Oh, please share!
Posted by Nohandle on 2009-08-06:
How did this go from KFC to Churches? DB, I expect ZZ would take a fine breast or thigh regardless of what he says. It might depend on the action at that particular time.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
Nah...I think ZZ likes white meat better than the dark meat....but you're right, he may be bi-meatual.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
NH, you do make a valid point. (BA)
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Hah!
"bi-meatual"
I need to use that at Thanksgiving when I get asked if I want white meat or dark meat.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
*blushing* You turkeys are going to get this thread locked up!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
What's it called when you'll try any meat?
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
Careful when you do Bear...they must might tell you to go bi your own meat then! LOL!
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
ZZ...YOU started it, so don't be acting all blushy and innocent over there!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Yaya: A cannibal?
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
What's it called when you'll try any meat?

Desperate! LOL!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Yeah, no that's not me then
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Cannibal is when you eat your own kind.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
I was merely explaining the virtues of having the WINGS over BREASTS from Church's.
Btw, the one down here (Churches) has Corn Dogs! Give me a break! A chicken joint selling hot dogs?!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Bear.....No comment.....
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2009-08-06:
I second the 'Bear...no comment' comment!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
ZZ, Del Taco sells hamburgers and fries
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
A lot of Mexican restaurants do that.
Hot dogs? NO!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-08-06:
Uh oh! Hot dog!
Posted by nato on 2013-07-07:
the kfc is the same in new zealand
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Chicken Scam of the Century!!
Posted by Champaign45 on 05/07/2009
CALIFORNIA -- What a Scam!!!! KFC has done it once again, they teamed up with Oprah to try & tempt our newly found nutrition side of life & offered our US over stressed & under paid citizens a "Free" meal of their new Grilled Chicken (legs & thighs only of course!!).

Well, as everyone knows that attempted to redeem their coupons for this scrumptious meal consisting of one leg, one thigh, 2 individual sides and a famous KFC biscuit, that not one KFC, at least here in So Cal is honoring these coupons.

What sort of deal is this or shall I say "Scam"?? Did Oprah really speak with the KFC CEO's to arrange this or did her publicist talk to a representative from KFC & make this decision on their own?? KFC, is not only one of the highest priced fast food franchises around but they also give you less for your money than almost any of the other franchises that sell chicken at least again here in So Cal.

All I can say is I'm going to spend my hard earned lunch money at El Pollo Loco next time around and I hope all of you will too.
     
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Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
"Chicken Scam of the Century"

Too Funny!!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
Yeah, cause Oprah dedicates her life to scamming people *rolling eyes*
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
You could see this day coming....
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
OMG... forget the Taliban, Ahmedinajadalphabet, climate change, swine flu, and a tanked economy. Oprah and KFC have teamed up to dominate the world. Thanks for telling me.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
theres only one thing to do......R I O T ! ! !
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
Let's start a riot!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
^^^^^best answer^^^^

Foooooooood Fight!
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
Oh knock it off Doc...those things would take some actual thought process and some real action, besides just installing software to print a coupon... think before you post such drivel in the future, would ya??
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
Thanks for calling me out, jbc. I mean we're talking free chicken here, not some mere extinction. I gotta learn to get my priorities straight.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
we gotta take baby steps here..let's start with the Chicken Scam Of The Century, and then maybe we can move up to something a little more important like oh ummmm, immoral BK commercials.
Posted by VEGE/VEGG on 2009-05-07:
It is funny.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
*cue up Star Wars "Empire March" soundtrack*
Posted by nick911 on 2009-05-07:
Down with KFC! They give us a coupon and a list of participating restaurants but then you go and the store indicates they are not accepting the coupon? WTF?
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
It's all part of a ponzi scheme, blame Oprah.
Posted by VEGE/VEGG on 2009-05-07:
This is post to vent on wasting precious time, not the fact that most of us just wanted free chicken. I went to b/c my bro's wife had some to give away. but they have made A LOT OF people very mad..one lady one a bolgs friend got into a fight with a KFC worker???
Posted by Soaring Consumer on 2009-05-07:
Didn't Oprah also sponsor the Acai Berry scam?
Posted by champaign45 on 2009-05-07:
Soaring you are right about Oprah sponsoring the Acai Berry Scam. As a matter of fact, some of my co-workers actually feel victom to that scam. Well, I guess if you look at it, you get what you pay for ;)
Posted by Soaring Consumer on 2009-05-07:
I am not going to even try with printing the coupon anymore. It wouldn't be worth dealing with these glitches and the potential of facing rude employees and refusal of honoring the coupon. And the reports of the Acai scam made me lose my trust in Oprah and her show.

If I want fried chicken, I go to Publix. If I want rotisserie chicken, I go to Boston Market. If I want Chinese chicken, I go to Panda Express.

Ever since I heard of the animal cruelty scandal, I have never stepped in a KFC. Probably never will.
Posted by Anonymous on 2009-05-07:
Not to go off topic, but Panda Express has really good orange chicken and mandarin chicken. Dang it Soaring... now I am craving it! >:-)
Posted by Starlord on 2009-05-07:
With all the serious problems in the world, people insist of whining about restaurants running out of chicken when everyone thinks they have an unlimited supply of chicken in each store. This is the first day of the promotion, folks, there will be more chicken. Come back later or go to whatever, just shut up about it.
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