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Wendy's Double Stack 99 cents..Terrific !

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reddog1 Sep 21, 2008 05:51 PM

A great double hamburger.... tastes like $2.99

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    Woof Woof Woof RE: reddog1 Sep 21, 2008 08:42 PM

    Yea it is pretty good. Hope it is here to stay...

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      JK Grence the Cosmic Jester RE: Woof Woof Woof Sep 22, 2008 12:29 AM

      It's been on their menu for a couple of years now. They have a Triple Stack with an extra patty and extra cheese, but it seems to be more worthwhile to get two doubles, doesn't it?

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      Woof Woof Woof RE: reddog1 Sep 22, 2008 02:09 PM

      How many ounces are the Double Stack btw??

      1. wanderinglady RE: reddog1 Sep 22, 2008 02:34 PM

        I tried the double stack, and to quote the old Wendy's commercial, "where's the beef?" I think I could have read the newspaper through one of the patties. If I had a choice, I would still pick McDonald's double cheeseburger.

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          mojoeater RE: reddog1 Sep 22, 2008 06:55 PM

          Tried one the other day after reading the thread on McD's double cheese. Wendy's is MUCH juicier, beefier, and fresher. It actually filled me up without the fries, which McD's never did.

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            Emm RE: mojoeater Sep 24, 2008 06:02 AM

            I tried a double stack yesterday. Thought it tasted like better quality ingredients than the McD's double cheese. I also got Wendy's dollar fries, which I liked much better than McDonald's. Lately McD's fries have been tasting kind of waxy and seem to have an odd aftertaste.

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            aynrandgirl RE: reddog1 Sep 24, 2008 01:30 PM

            Is this a double-sized Junior burger?

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              Emm RE: aynrandgirl Sep 24, 2008 04:30 PM

              I guess. It's really small. I wouldn't want to pay $2.99 for it as mentioned in the initial post, but for 99 cents I was fairly happy.

            2. podunkboy RE: reddog1 Sep 24, 2008 05:43 PM

              I got one the other day and was amazed at how small they could make a burger and still call it a double cheeseburger. It was like a double White Castle, swimming in ketchup. Yecch. I'd rather go get a McDonald's Big and Tasty for $1, hold the ketchup.

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                Emm RE: podunkboy Sep 25, 2008 06:10 AM

                I thought the double stack was of more comparable size to McD's double cheese than to a White Castle. I'd probably rather have a Big and Tasty myself, but they don't sell them for $1 in my area.

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                  podunkboy RE: Emm Sep 25, 2008 03:29 PM

                  I don't know how big they are elsewhere, but the one I just had was teeny-tiny and wafer-thin. Maybe next time I'm at Wendy's I'll pick one up and snap a pic of it next to a ruler. And then flip it to my dog as a treat.

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                    Hensley RE: podunkboy Sep 26, 2008 01:19 PM

                    For those that haven't noticed, they made it much smaller a few months ago. It's almost a joke now - - 2 won't even fill you up.

                    The McD's double cheeseburger is huge in comparison.

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                      podunkboy RE: Hensley Sep 26, 2008 03:43 PM

                      I KNEW IT! I thought maybe I had just gotten really really large over the summer...

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                dchan RE: reddog1 Oct 13, 2008 08:34 PM

                Meh, it's okay.

                If I ever go to Wendy's (mostly as an excuse to load up on a ton of napkins, because I'm a cheapass), I buy a bunch of the 99 cent menu burgers and sometimes fries. I usually buy Junior Bacon Cheeseburger and the Junior Cheeseburger Deluxe. Both have their own advantages: the bacon and mayo complements the cheeseburger pretty well, while the lettuce, tomato, onions, and mayo complement the cheeseburger also pretty well.

                The problem with the Double Stack is that it doubles the patty portion of the burger. While the Wendy patty is somewhat better than the Micky D's and Burger King's patty, it's still a fast food patty: if it were good enough alone in a cheeseburger, well, you get the idea. The patty by itself, or doubled and itself, is simply uninteresting and boring. That's why if I ever go to Wendy's, I'd rather buy the other two burgers and settle for less meat than simply buying more of boring.

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                  mojoeater RE: dchan Oct 13, 2008 08:50 PM

                  You can ask for the double stack loaded - all the condiments, lettuce, tomato, pickles, etc. They didn't charge me any extra!

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                    dchan RE: mojoeater Oct 13, 2008 08:54 PM

                    *Smacks head!

                    Of course! I'm a moron for not thinking of that. Then again, my whole mission was simply to get free napkins and fill up at the same time. Thanks again.

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                      nypb RE: dchan Oct 14, 2008 08:41 PM

                      HA, so true about the napkins! Not a big fan of the double stack, it always seems dry...maybe loaded is the way to go.

                      I'm a big fan of the Spicy Chicken Go Wrap, though...

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