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#1 Posted on 11.7.05 0657.10
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Get your free Slurpee today while supplies last. :)
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#2 Posted on 11.7.05 0954.38
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Where's that advertised?
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#3 Posted on 11.7.05 1010.11
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They have 0done it every year for the last few.

Be advised, they are usually dixie-cup sized/
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#4 Posted on 11.7.05 1140.03
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    Originally posted by dwaters
    Get your free Slurpee today while supplies last. :)
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#5 Posted on 11.7.05 1212.35
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    Originally posted by odessasteps

    They have 0done it every year for the last few.

    Be advised, they are usually dixie-cup sized/


They are 7.11 ounce cups. Pretty small, especially since the closest store to me is 44 miles away.
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#6 Posted on 11.7.05 1809.35
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Here in Canada, it's 11/7. So I argued with the girl in 7-11 that we should be getting the free slurpees on the 7th of November. The look she gave was simply, "I don't get paid enough to have to deal with this."

I don't know why I had to be such an ass.
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#7 Posted on 11.7.05 2036.21
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I was at 7-11 today and I saw the small-ass Dixie Cup-sized Slurpees, but since this is the very first time I've been anywhere near a 7-11 on 7/11, I didn't realize the significance. Even though I knew they were giving away free Slurpees. I thought they were gonna be full-sized or something.

But dascool. I got a refill of my Star Wars cup for $0.98.

(edited by ekedolphin on 11.7.05 2139)
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#8 Posted on 12.7.05 1224.39
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    Originally posted by The Goon
    Here in Canada, it's 11/7.


Really??

See, I love to travel and see little differences like that.
In Quebec, KFC restaurants were called PFK.
In Ireland, TJ Maxx department stores were called TK Maxx.
It's like you're in a bizarro world where things are almost the same, but not quite.
I like movie posters when travelling--like "Home Alone" in France was something like "Mom! You Took the Family to the Airport but Forgot Me at Home!"
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#9 Posted on 12.7.05 1333.46
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    Originally posted by dwaters
      Originally posted by The Goon
      Here in Canada, it's 11/7.


    Really??

    See, I love to travel and see little differences like that.
    In Quebec, KFC restaurants were called PFK.
    In Ireland, TJ Maxx department stores were called TK Maxx.
    It's like you're in a bizarro world where things are almost the same, but not quite.
    I like movie posters when travelling--like "Home Alone" in France was something like "Mom! You Took the Family to the Airport but Forgot Me at Home!"


Some of those differences are here in the US too

It's Hellman's Mayonnaise in the East and Best Foods Mayonnaise in the West

It's Edy's Ice Cream in the East and Dreyer's Ice Cream in the West

I'm sure there are more....
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#10 Posted on 12.7.05 1346.24
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    Originally posted by dunkndollaz
    Some of those differences are here in the US too

    It's Hellman's Mayonnaise in the East and Best Foods Mayonnaise in the West

    It's Edy's Ice Cream in the East and Dreyer's Ice Cream in the West

    I'm sure there are more....

Some of that is simply branding. Having worked in the food processing business a long time ago, you make your product and then slap different labels on it, depending on whose order your filling.
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#11 Posted on 13.7.05 1450.01
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    Originally posted by dwaters
      Originally posted by The Goon
      Here in Canada, it's 11/7.


    Really??


No, not really. (7-eleven.com)
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#12 Posted on 14.7.05 1343.18
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    Originally posted by Stilton
      Originally posted by dwaters
        Originally posted by The Goon
        Here in Canada, it's 11/7.


      Really??


    No, not really. (7-eleven.com)

No, no, no. The point has been missed. Let me requote the original post in order to allow it to be found once again.

"Here in Canada, it's 11/7. So I argued with the girl in 7-11 ..."

In other words, the store is still called 7-11. In Canada, the 11th day of July is represented as 11/7. Hence, The Goon's contention that 7/11 should give away the free slurpees on November 7th in Canada, because that is their 7/11.
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#13 Posted on 14.7.05 1522.34
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Oh, Oh, Nooowww I get it!
Makes perfect sense. He was talking about the date, not the store.
I feel stupid now. Carry on.

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#14 Posted on 15.7.05 0806.23
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In Colorado, I saw a Burger Queen. Are they related to Burger Kings?
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#15 Posted on 15.7.05 0816.04
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Although the official date structure here is day/month/year (smallest to largest), many people and companies have adopted day/month/year, which sometimes causes confusion. At work, I use two programs that date things in different ways.
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#16 Posted on 15.7.05 1030.00
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    Originally posted by The Goon
    Although the official date structure here is day/month/year (smallest to largest), many people and companies have adopted day/month/year, which sometimes causes confusion. At work, I use two programs that date things in different ways.
What's REALLY confusing is that you typed the same thing both times. ;-)
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#17 Posted on 15.7.05 2014.13
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    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by The Goon
      Although the official date structure here is day/month/year (smallest to largest), many people and companies have adopted day/month/year, which sometimes causes confusion. At work, I use two programs that date things in different ways.
    What's REALLY confusing is that you typed the same thing both times. ;-)


I am so glad you posted that. I had this thread open while I was on the phone and kept scanning the paragraph, getting confused, and then being distracted by the person on the other line. My head hurts a lot less now.

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#18 Posted on 18.7.05 1545.01
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    Originally posted by CRZ
      Originally posted by The Goon
      Although the official date structure here is day/month/year (smallest to largest), many people and companies have adopted day/month/year, which sometimes causes confusion. At work, I use two programs that date things in different ways.
    What's REALLY confusing is that you typed the same thing both times. ;-)


D'oh! And usually I'm the one who makes fun of people for mistakes like that.

In summation, I think we should just go to month/day/year as a North American standard, and also to avoid my frequent work-related headaches.
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