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Domino’s Pizza: Meeting the needs of people who don’t actually have those needs

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by TheGoodTexan, Oct 11, 2018.

  1. TheGoodTexan

    TheGoodTexan Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 28, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    They’ll replace your pizza for free, if you do carry out, but you drop your pizza on the way back home.

    Very kind, but that’s never happened to me, ever. I’m not convinced that’s much of a thing, at least not enough to make a national ad campaign about it.

    Also, they now have delivery “hot spots” where you can go to, and have them deliver your pizza there... ...rather than where you were before you walked to this deliver hot spot?

    That one, I don’t get. Unless you live in such a shady/dangerous neighborhood that Domino’s refuses to deliver to your house... but if that’s they case, you’re probably not feeling good about getting out and walking to their deliver hot spot either.

    What am I missing?

    (I know I don’t have to ask that - you guys will tell me anyway.)
     
  2. backporchmusic

    backporchmusic Friend of Leo's

    Nov 28, 2006
    USA
    Well, they also have a deal where when you order a pizza, they bring you cat vomit on an oily rag tossed in a moist box.
     
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  3. TheGoodTexan

    TheGoodTexan Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 28, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    Yeah, I don’t get that one either.
     
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  4. brokenbones

    brokenbones Tele-Meister

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    Mar 15, 2012
    Indy
    Didn't they have a commercial talking about how they were paving streets?
     
  5. MrCairo46

    MrCairo46 Friend of Leo's

    Most millinials can’t afford a house or even rent and simply live where they get a good WiFi signal to social media with people they wouldn’t talk to in person. Dominos delivers the pizza near these wifi hotspots that attract millinials like a lamp attracts mosquitos. The pizza is delivered to them, it’s already paid for and the millinial does not need even acknowledge the delivery person who is on their own phone sending selfies to their social media audience.
     
  6. Joe Sailor

    Joe Sailor Tele-Afflicted Silver Supporter

    Jan 18, 2011
    Longmont, CO
    My daughter and her friends had a pizza delivered to their High School at lunchtime a couple of weeks ago.
     
  7. Grant Austin

    Grant Austin Tele-Meister

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    Probably for Amazon employees that can’t afford to put a roof over their head.

    This isn’t hyperbole. I have a friend who is on a 6 month contract at Amazon in a technical role and is living in a park near his office. He is a responsible dude, but would need a hot spot if he were to order pizza. (He wouldn’t. He has both taste buds and eats vegetarian.)

    Also, he is in his late 50s, so not a millennial y’all would conveniently look down on.
     
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  8. TheGoodTexan

    TheGoodTexan Doctor of Teleocity

    Apr 28, 2003
    Nashville, TN
    Was their teacher Mr. Hand?

     
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  9. william tele

    william tele Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 7, 2009
    Kansas City, MO
    The hot spot delivery...I think you nailed it with the neighborhood. As politically incorrect as it is to go with the statistics, if there's a high crime neighborhood I don't want to worry about the odds...
     
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  10. 1293

    1293 Poster Extraordinaire

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  11. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 21, 2012
    Montana
    I've been up in the woods for almost 22 years. This whole issue is fascinating.

    The times they are a changin':

     
  12. 1293

    1293 Poster Extraordinaire

    May 18, 2006

    Make your own. This slice is from a 20" pie that cost me $3 to make:

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  13. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Friend of Leo's

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    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    Do you deliver to my house?
     
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  14. Obsessed

    Obsessed Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Nov 21, 2012
    Montana
    Yup, that is what we do and nothing better than a homemade pizza coming out of a wood cook stove.:cool:

    However, I am sorta looking forward to drone pizza delivery up here. It'll be like easy clay pigeons.:twisted:
     
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  15. rich815

    rich815 Friend of Leo's

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    Aug 22, 2016
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    I got a coupon for that one.
     
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  16. Colo Springs E

    Colo Springs E Doctor of Teleocity Ad Free Member

    Mar 4, 2003
    Colorado Springs
    I always thought the hot spot thing was so pizza could be delivered at the beach, in a park, etc.
     
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  17. 1293

    1293 Poster Extraordinaire

    May 18, 2006
    When we got tired of our Cox planes, we blew them out of the air with shotguns. The Tonka trucks went out in a blaze of glory.
     
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  18. HotRodSteve

    HotRodSteve Friend of Leo's

    Sep 24, 2013
    The Hudson Valley
    The proper way to eat pizza is in a restaurant. Sit down with a friend or two, start with a carafe of wine, order a pie and wait for it to come out of the kitchen.
     
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  19. jondanger

    jondanger Poster Extraordinaire

    Jan 27, 2011
    Charm City, MD
    This is it right here.
     
  20. nojazzhere

    nojazzhere Friend of Leo's

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    Feb 3, 2017
    Foat Wuth, Texas
    And some of you youngsters can scoff.....but a few of us didn't grow up with a MacDonald's or Subway on every block.....no Domino's or Pizza Hut either. My first experience with pizza was when I was ten or eleven. My family had gone out to eat dinner (a rarity in itself) at an old-fashioned Italian restaurant....red and white checked tablecloths, candles in old chianti bottles, and singing waiters. My dad let me order for myself (after all, I was almost grown) and I spotted something unfamiliar on the menu....."Pizza Pie"......well, I LOVED pie, (apple, cherry, blueberry, etc) and I asked if I could have that. I was served my own cheese pizza, and I thought I had died and gone to Heaven. To y'all who've grown up with pizza, you can have NO idea what an amazing experience your first pizza can be. To this day, if I had to choose only one food for the rest of my life, it would be pizza.....even the NAME is fun......;)
     
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