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We all have our preferences regarding our favorite restaurants and fast food chains. Sometimes, experiences or even food can turn you off entirely from returning. People share the worst fast food chains they would never visit in an online group. Here are some of the restaurants people warned others to avoid.

1. Sonic

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A person said, “Got served rotten dairy, then called a liar by the manager. I wasn’t even asking for money back since I was already out of town. Just called to warn them that it was rotten.”

2. Panera

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“Panera is a sandwich shop that’s pretending to be fancy. I’ll go local soup and sammy shop any time,” someone said.

3. Jack in the Box

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“Restaurant I used to go to almost weekly while working overnights was closed down due to spider infestation of the breading for fried chicken,” a person said.

4. Burger King

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Someone shared, “Every year or two, I give Burger King another chance, and I always regret it. Can’t imagine ever going back.”

5. McDonald’s

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Someone said, “I’m done with McDonalds. It’s not cheap anymore, and the food is always trash. That’s if you even get the right order.”

6. Subway

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One person mentioned, “It’s all just awful, and I have a proper sandwich shop the same distance in the other direction.”

7. Max

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A person said, “A Swedish place called Max. I got bad cheddar on a burger and puked my guts once for about 10-15 years. Still can’t even smell cheddar without almost throwing up.”

8. Whataburger

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Someone said, “This is tantamount to treason in Texas. But since the family sold, they’ve been reducing their menu, and they got rid of the Jalapeño Cheddar Biscuit, which was a good portion of the reason I went there. The one where I live is just bad.”

9. KFC

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Somebody said, “Food poisoning at two different locations during college. I’ve made it three decades, not going back.”

10. Jimmy Johns

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“Jimmy Johns ever since they reduced the size of their chip bags from 3 oz. to 2 oz.,” a person shared.

11. Twisters

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A person said, “The only place I’ve ever been where you can sit in the drive-thru for 25 minutes, have no other cars pull up, and your food is still cold and/or undercooked.”

12. White Castle

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“First time I ever went to White Castle/Crystal, it ended with me in the bathroom for an hour. Never again,” a person said.

13. Pizza Hut

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One person offered, “Pizza Hut was done the minute they switched to those god awful frozen dough disks and not fresh made like it used to be.”

14. Popeyes

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Someone said, “The food is great. The service is just absolute garbage. There are always missing items from my order. The Coke machine is always broken. I refuse to go there anymore.”

15. Carls Jr.

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“Used to go there many years ago. But they went on a jag, creating more and more of those 3,000+ calorie monstrosities. It’s a plot to kill us all,” a person said.

16. Dairy Queen

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Somebody said, “When I was 8, I had a grilled chicken sandwich from there and had such a violent, multi-day vomit extravaganza that I didn’t eat grilled chicken again until I got MARRIED. I’ve never been back.”

Worst Fast Food Restaurants

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Have you ever had any similar experiences? In your opinion, what are the worst fast food chains around?

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Some people enjoy certain food delicacies. Some are delicious, while others are not so much. It makes you wonder what the appeal is of these foods. A recent online poll asked users to name a food they just don’t get how people can enjoy. Here are some of the top-voted answers.

People Just Don’t Understand the Appeal of These 15 Foods

17 Iconic Meals Everyone Ate in the 90s

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Growing up in the 90s, we had some iconic dinners. Some of them are relics now, but we fondly look back on them primarily because of the memories associated with them. People shared the dinners they remember from their childhood in a popular online forum – how many of these iconic meals were on your plate?

17 Iconic Meals Everyone Ate in the 90s

15 Food Crimes That Completely Turn People Off

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We all have our favorite foods and opinions on how we prefer food prepared, but sometimes we see others taking things too far with their creative liberties. Someone recently asked the question, “What screams food crime to you?” These are some of the top-voted responses.

15 Food Crimes That Completely Turn People Off

13 Expensive Foods People Don’t Get the Hype About

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Personal food preferences aside, sometimes we just can’t understand why someone could enjoy eating something that smells, looks, or even tastes bad. Sometimes it can just be the fact that they are overpaying for something that just isn’t worth it. We found a thread where people were discussing expensive foods that people couldn’t understand why someone could actually enjoy eating them.

13 Expensive Foods People Don’t Get the Hype About

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The only thing better than free stuff is free food. Restaurants want to earn your business, and they’re offering you free food to get it.

Inspired by this thread – photos for illustrative purposes only.

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