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Old 02-10-2020, 02:35 AM
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Is it always Lobsterfest at Red Lobster?


I used to work at Red Lobster and Lobsterfest was a big deal with a mandatory employee meeting to go over the menu and get new buttons to wear.

Now it seems like Lobsterfest is every other week. I just saw a commercial for it again.

Is this confirmation bias or are they really having Lobsterfest multiple times per year?
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Old 02-10-2020, 08:00 AM
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Lobsterfest? But it isn't even frozen lobster season!
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Old 02-10-2020, 10:12 AM
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Badly Cooked Seafood Fest is every week at Red Lobster.
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Old 02-10-2020, 12:20 PM
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For example, this is what they have on Twitter this morning.
https://twitter.com/redlobster/statu...127857664?s=21
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So far as I can tell from googling, it's an annual thing that happens at the very end of January until about the second or third week of April.

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Old 02-10-2020, 01:59 PM
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It's a sad commentary on our modern society that we have lost the true meaning of Lobsterfest.
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Old 02-10-2020, 02:12 PM
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"That's what Lobsterfest is all about, Charlie Brown."
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Old 02-10-2020, 02:17 PM
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It's a sad commentary on our modern society that we have lost the true meaning of Lobsterfest.
There's a War on Lobsterfest! Just last week someone told me "Happy Crustacean Feast!"
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Old 02-10-2020, 02:48 PM
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There's a War on Lobsterfest! Just last week someone told me "Happy Crustacean Feast!"
No kidding... some schools are even wedging Shark Week carols into Lobsterfest concerts now. I appreciate the attempt at inclusivity, but at some point it becomes counterproductive and borderline offensive.
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Old 02-10-2020, 03:58 PM
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It's a sad commentary on our modern society that we have lost the true meaning of Lobsterfest.
Don't agree,I always enjoy Red Friday the day after Shrimpfest
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Old 02-10-2020, 04:02 PM
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So far as I can tell from googling, it's an annual thing that happens at the very end of January until about the second or third week of April.
Thus conveniently ensuring that it's always Lobsterfest during Lent.
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Badly Cooked Seafood Fest is every week at Red Lobster.
Dead Lobster
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Old 02-10-2020, 04:06 PM
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I think Lobsterfest is still annual, but it seems like Red Lobster IS frequently launching different "fests" and other special promo menus.
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I don't know about anywhere else, but here in lonely south Arkansas the local 'Fish Nest'( yes, it's Nest, sign typo. Shoulda been Nets) has a fest. Daily. Not lobster though.

More like Catfish. Yum-yum. A southern gal cannot get enough of her Catfish!

(Especially if they come from nests)

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Of all the fests out there, lobster is the one I get least excited about.


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It turns out, the Lobsterfest was inside us all along.
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Halloween Town is currently making Lobsterfest...making Lobsterfest....
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Old 02-10-2020, 08:41 PM
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If you have the time, you might want to Consider The Lobster with David Foster Wallace.
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Arby's is constantly having near daily "specials" of 3 for $5 on their original roast beef sandwiches, so it's shocking the one day I go in without a special going on and I find out the MSRP for a single roast beef sandwich is $4.
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Old 02-10-2020, 09:42 PM
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"It is always Lobsterfest at Red Lobster, sir. Forever...and ever...and ever."
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If there's a bargain to be had you can bet ol'beck missed it.

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Arby's is constantly having near daily "specials" of 3 for $5 on their original roast beef sandwiches, so it's shocking the one day I go in without a special going on and I find out the MSRP for a single roast beef sandwich is $4.
Cows must have been out of season.
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The Boston Market down the street from my house has had a giant banner across the front of the building reading "PRIME RIB LIMITED TIME ONLY." That same banner has been up for years. I suspect it's covering a hole in the roof or something like that, but I can't prove it.
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The Boston Market down the street from my house has had a giant banner across the front of the building reading "PRIME RIB LIMITED TIME ONLY." That same banner has been up for years. I suspect it's covering a hole in the roof or something like that, but I can't prove it.
They're still trying to sell the last piece.
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I used to look forward every year to watching "How the Clench Stole Lobsterfest." But now TBS plays it so often I just can't be bothered. But it's still fun to remember the Clench contemplating all the biscuits down in Cheddartown putting out the special menus and fishing the one dead lobster out of the tank before the 5 PM Seniors Dinner Special crowd shows up.
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It turns out, the Lobsterfest was inside us all along.
The true Lobsterfest was the friends we made along the way.
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The true Lobsterfest was the friends we made along the way.
Friends that, as it turned out, were delicious with lemon and melted butter.
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Got to laugh every time one of their commercials shows up on the boob tube--nearest location is 200+ miles and 2 states to the south west...
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And on a similar note... the other night I saw a Ford "Truck Month" ad, and said to my wife "Hey, it's Truck Month again!" I think between Ford, Chevy/GMC, Dodge/Ram and Toyota, it's always Truck Month.
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The Boston Market down the street from my house has had a giant banner across the front of the building reading "PRIME RIB LIMITED TIME ONLY." That same banner has been up for years. I suspect it's covering a hole in the roof or something like that, but I can't prove it.
There was a place near my work that had a giant GRAND OPENING SALE banner on it for the entirety of the 5 years it was open. Literally the day they took it down was the day it went out of business.
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