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July 11th, 2001

7-Eleven

Thank Heavens, it’s 7-11! And Thank Heavens for 7-Eleven! -ram

Posted in Food and Beverage

FROM: Paul
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 7:32:14AM
How the heck could you not mention the Slurpee? That's about the only worthwhile thing at a 7-Eleven, man!

Also: their various hot dog-shaped foodstuffs scare me. Now they've got those Pizza Stix. Just wrong.



FROM: dave
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 12:03:12PM
dude, the worst was 'cheesburger bites' or whatever. They aren't even beef!



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 12:21:27PM
Paul -- How I could forget the Slurpee? I don't know! It was probably because I've had a total of one Slurpee in my entire life... it didn't even cross my mind!



FROM: Cat
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 12:46:20PM
Ryan! Get yo' bad self a Slurpee! Okay, they aren't the most fantabulous thing in the world (well, they are to some people)...but they are one of those quintessential American experiences. I know people with social rituals surrounding Slurpees. It's considered quality family time or something. I don't get it--but I do get brain freeze.

And I like the African logo.



FROM: Johnny Storm
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 1:39:28PM
Remember when Bart and Milhouse went on a wild sugar high after downing too many Squishees (Simpsons version of Slurpees)??



FROM: dave
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 6:29:11PM
My local Sleven isn't open 24 hours (blasphemy!). So I can't go and get my usual late-night assortment (pack of Mentos, bottle of Arizona Ginseng Iced Tea, bag of Pepperoni Pizza Combos) at the drop of a hat like I used to... *sniffle*

There is an unrelated chain of stores inTaiwan called 7-11. I'll have to snap you a picture while I am there.



FROM: Robert
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 9:37:07PM
My favorite time to hit 7-11 is just after a show at Jaxx while my ears are still ringing and I stink of smoke. Ah, the Metal...



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 10:54:34PM
dave -- In Vietnam they had stores that had the huge 7-Eleven sign, but without the "Eleven." Asia is great for humorous copyright infringement.

Robert -- Yes, that's a great time because the counter people looked scared of the large influx of freaks...



FROM: mel
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 11:26:53PM
You had me thinking it really was Monday for a minute there.

I'm with Paul. It's all about the Slurpee.



FROM: Ryan
DATE: Wednesday July 11, 2001 -- 11:47:45PM
Oops -- good catch, Mel. :)



FROM: Matt
DATE: Saturday July 28, 2001 -- 2:27:01AM
Don't ever forget the EL Taco!!!!!!!!!



FROM: Dave Walls
DATE: Sunday April 20, 2003 -- 10:12:08 pm
Ryan --

I cant believe you've only had one Slurpee! On a hot summer day, nothing, and I MEAN NOTHING, beats a Coke Slurpee.

The only dower about 7-11 Slurpee's is that from store to store, the Slurpee's change. Some have too much syrup, not enough ice..It's like a mixed drink..you gotta get it just right, and when it is.......yeeeeeah. :)



FROM: slurper
DATE: Wednesday February 25, 2004 -- 3:23:15 am
thats what really pisses me off about the slurpees, theyre never consistent. i dont want some creamy colored shit its a waste of money and thats how you usualyy get them. i wish they were made like they used to be in the 80's



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DATE: Saturday January 1, 2005 -- 3:28:05 pm



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