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Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant Domain name Used; menu 'changed'

thegforceny Feb 19, 2013 03:26 PM

Salon reports: "Some hero swiped the domain name for Guy Fieri's Times Square restaurant and did this": http://slate.me/Y4ow2g

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    SmartCookie Feb 19, 2013 03:55 PM

    His Domain name wasn't "stolen", it was hacked.

    So what? Trying to be a hater baiter?

    He is who he is, and if you don't care for him or his food, just ignore him.

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    1. re: SmartCookie
      Maximilien Feb 19, 2013 04:27 PM

      It was neither stolen nor hacked.

      They (fieri) simply forgot to register (own) the full name "guysamericankitchenandbar.com".

      Someone with a good humor decided to register the domain name and spoofed the menu.

      Good fun while it lasts.

      1. re: SmartCookie
        ttoommyy Feb 20, 2013 08:42 AM

        "He is who he is, and if you don't care for him or his food, just ignore him."

        I agree 100%. Nothing like beating a dead horse, huh, SmartCookie? I guess some people have nothing better to do.

        Maybe Paula Dean will make some kind of faux pas this afternoon and they will have a whole new thread to start!

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        curtyv Feb 19, 2013 04:58 PM

        It wasn't stolen or hacked, the domain was unregistered.

        1. dbrodbeck Feb 19, 2013 05:06 PM

          Damn, I just came here to post this.....

          1. C. Hamster Feb 19, 2013 07:43 PM

            its still pretty funny, no matter how it happened...

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            1. re: C. Hamster
              thegforceny Feb 19, 2013 07:51 PM

              "Add a Cinnabon and two more Cinnabons 4.95"

              1. re: C. Hamster
                rozz01 Feb 20, 2013 02:20 PM

                I think it's hilarious

                1. re: rozz01
                  The Dairy Queen Feb 21, 2013 11:41 PM

                  Me too. Very funny.


              2. TrishUntrapped Feb 22, 2013 07:00 AM

                Very funny. Unfortunately the guy plagiarized the menu items.

                Dude, all you had to do was put a credit on the bottom of your menu acknowledging where the descriptions came from. Too much to ask?


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                1. re: TrishUntrapped
                  The Dairy Queen Feb 22, 2013 07:06 AM

                  Aw, that's disappointing, about the plagiarism. Oh well. Still funny.


                  1. re: TrishUntrapped
                    KrumTx Feb 22, 2013 07:23 AM

                    What a loser. I agree with the poster above, though, about the 'Add a Cinnabon ... Add two Cinnabons.' Hysterical.

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                    mwk Feb 22, 2013 07:18 AM

                    Is there a word for a Schadenfraude overdose? Really, if you don't like him, don't eat his food. But enough already.

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                    1. re: mwk
                      sal_acid Feb 22, 2013 07:25 AM

                      Full circle has come. We are now sympathetic with the poor man.

                      1. re: sal_acid
                        KrumTx Feb 22, 2013 07:31 AM

                        Good point. Kinda like rooting for Tiger to win another major.

                        1. re: sal_acid
                          MGZ Feb 22, 2013 07:37 AM

                          What's to be sympathetic about? Guy's a dick, the restaurant is a money grab - an affront to food, failing to register the domain was flat out stupid, and the "menu" is funny as hell.

                      2. alliegator Feb 22, 2013 07:28 AM

                        I saw this a few days ago. Hilarious!

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