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Old 10-24-2012, 04:49 AM
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Pimpin' the Hobbit- Pimpin' it Good - 2nd Breakfastes at Dennys

Behold!

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n what is certainly one of the most mind-boggling-but-sort-of-logical marketing campaigns we've ever seen, The Hobbit has teamed up with Denny's to bring you Radagast's Red Velvet Pancake Puppies, Bilbo's Berry Smoothie, Gandalf's Gobble Melt, "The Ring" Burger, and Frodo's Pot Roast.

Yes, Denny's is serving a heart-attack-inducing rendition of Tolkien's Second Breakfast. And we're not sure what the heck "Lonely Mountain Treasure" is, but we're pretty sure it goes well with a hit of pipeweed
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:04 AM
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Maybe it's 'cause I just read another thread about Craigslist m4m but... Every one of those offerings sounds dirty.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:29 AM
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"Hobbit Hole breakfast", "Gandalf's Gobble Melt", "Shire sausage", "Hobbit Slam", "Lonely Mountain Treasure", "Ring Burger"...

I feel like I just read an LOTR slash fic.
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Old 10-24-2012, 05:34 AM
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Oh good, it's not just me.
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Old 10-24-2012, 08:18 AM
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One burger to make you fat,
One burger to fill them all
One burger to bring them all
and in cholesterol bind them

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Old 10-24-2012, 08:37 AM
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I am all over that Shire Sausage Skillet!
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:08 AM
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Oh good, it's not just me.
Great minds and all.

*shudder*

(And I have to say, go marketing and awareness and ad campaigns and all, but shit, the older I get, the more crass all this seems. "throw a character name on it, snip a screen-shot, and off we go into more money!"

Gah - I'm getting old.
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:26 AM
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I do not believe I will read three funnier words today than "Gandalf's Gobble Melt".
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Old 10-24-2012, 09:42 AM
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I'll admit, I had a good chuckle from this.

On one hand, it's such a cheesy and sell-out disrespectful cash-grab that it's almost not to be believed. And on the other hand, it's so delightfully smarmy and inappropriate that it's hard to not approve wholeheartedly.

Second Breakfast at Denny's...

Good grief.
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:23 AM
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Radagast's Red Velvet Pancake Puppies?

Thanks, Astro, I just woke the house.
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:57 AM
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This campaign makes me sad.
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Old 10-24-2012, 11:31 AM
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This campaign makes me sad.
Makes me hungry.
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:09 PM
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Can someone finish this song for me, please?

I'm going in a different direction, and assuming that Second Breakfast at Denny's is an appropriate follow-on to Breakfast at Tiffany's (especially when breakfast at Tiffany's is basically a donut and a cup of coffee). So, to the tune of Moon River:

Moons over My Hammy
Ham and eggs and cheese
I'll have the hash browns, please
With that...


And that's where the writer's block kicks in. HELP!
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:18 PM
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That sausage looked WAY too big to be from the Shire.

I liked this comment: "What has he got lodged in his colonses?"
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Old 10-24-2012, 12:50 PM
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"Hobbit Hole breakfast", "Gandalf's Gobble Melt", "Shire sausage", "Hobbit Slam", "Lonely Mountain Treasure", "Ring Burger"...

I feel like I just read an LOTR slash fic.
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Oh good, it's not just me.
Me third ...

Where's the pipeweed?

mrAru just chimed in that the shire skillet looks good to him ...
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Old 10-24-2012, 10:51 PM
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What the heck is the "lonely mountain treasure"???? Some kind of bread?

Hey now I love me some Dennys! Pancakes, waffles, greasy damn bacon. Cheap....

Love it
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:58 AM
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What's in the Hobbit Hole Breakfast? I recognize the bacon & hashbrowns, but what the hell are those cheesy looking bread things?
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:11 AM
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What's in the Hobbit Hole Breakfast? I recognize the bacon & hashbrowns, but what the hell are those cheesy looking bread things?
Looks like a box without hinges, key, or lid on a bagel.
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Old 10-25-2012, 01:37 AM
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This has to be one of the funniest things I have yet encountered.
I MUST share this with my geek friends... as soon as they awake today.
Gandalf's Gobble Melt?

..
Really?

Bwaahahahaha
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:33 AM
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Please note: The Hobbit themed menu will be available beginning November 6th. Whether you plan to drop by to scoff or to scarf....

(I'll bite!)
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:28 AM
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I'll just have an Orca-cola.
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Old 10-25-2012, 10:33 AM
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What. no coneys (rabbits) or TATERS??
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:06 AM
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What the heck is the "lonely mountain treasure"???? Some kind of bread?

Hey now I love me some Dennys! Pancakes, waffles, greasy damn bacon. Cheap....

Love it
It's french toast and cream cheese icing.

https://plus.google.com/+ThinkGeek/p...ts/XxT6YEDaZc2

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What. no coneys (rabbits) or TATERS??
Some have hash TATERS!!
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:02 PM
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What's in the Hobbit Hole Breakfast? I recognize the bacon & hashbrowns, but what the hell are those cheesy looking bread things?
It's part of the breakfast cycle that goes: Lonely Mountain Treasure -> Hobbit Hole -> Hobbit Slam -> Gandalf's Gobble Melt.

You know why.
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:06 PM
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What. no coneys (rabbits) or TATERS??
I didn't read the menu. I hope there's lembas or at least some cram. Breakfast of champions!
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:24 PM
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Heh, heh... Hobbit slam.

Considering Denny's is already a place to go after you've hitting the pipe weed, none of this surprises me.
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:30 PM
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What's in the Hobbit Hole Breakfast? I recognize the bacon & hashbrowns, but what the hell are those cheesy looking bread things?
Hobbit Hole Breakfast: Our Hobbit Hole Breakfast means only one thing-comfort. Two eggs fried right into the center of grilled Cheddar bun halves. Served with two slices of bacon and crispy hash browns topped with melted shredded Cheddar cheese and bacon. $5.99
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Old 10-25-2012, 12:43 PM
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I'm hungry!
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:04 PM
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What. no coneys (rabbits) or TATERS??

What's taters precious?
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:25 PM
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Hashed Taters, Mashed taters, boil em in a stew!
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Old 10-25-2012, 02:42 PM
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The Mad Magazine parodies of my youth are today's products.
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Old 10-25-2012, 04:29 PM
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For the very first time in my entire lifeI'm slightly sorry we don't have a Denny's around here.
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Old 10-25-2012, 05:38 PM
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Today's Dork Tower mentions this:

http://www.dorktower.com/
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Old 10-25-2012, 07:55 PM
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That sausage looked WAY too big to be from the Shire.
Well, you know what they say about hobbits with big feet.

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Old 10-25-2012, 11:43 PM
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The Hobbit's Hole and Gandolf's Gobble sound delicious. This thread gives me the munchies without the pipe weed.
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Old 10-25-2012, 11:55 PM
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Will these be available for Elevensies?
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Old 10-26-2012, 12:26 AM
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Will these be available for Elevensies?
Denny knows about them, doesn't he?
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Old 10-26-2012, 08:20 AM
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Denny knows about them, doesn't he?
I wouldn't count on it.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:30 PM
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I had brunch at Denny's today. I started out with the Red Velvet Pancake Puppies (very good) and ordered the Build-Your-Own HobbitSlam with fried eggs, Seedcake French Toast, grits, and turkey bacon. The seedcake French Toast was good (it's lemon poppyseed cake), but a little too sweet for my tastes. I should not have ordered turkey bacon. Why did I do that? Eggs were good, grits pretty mediocare (the again it's pretty much what you'd expect of Denny's. I also had the Bilbo's Berry Smoothie, which was good.
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Old 11-19-2012, 07:20 PM
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I had the Shire Sausage skillet. I turned it into three meals cuz it was so huge (I was about to split it four meals, but got silly at the end and gobbled it up for third breakfast).

I really wanted those promo cards and silly me thought I would get all 12 cards for one entree. That would not make Dennys any money so of course it was just two cards per entree.

BTW, how much of Tolkien's heirs get this profit?
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Old 12-08-2012, 07:05 PM
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I got the Hobbit Hole Breakfast today. It was quite good. I'm actually a little sad that it will not last forever. Then again, how many times do I go to Denny's anyway? Plus it's a heart attack on a plate. But soooooo good.
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