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Why is This Building Special?

11/19/2015 4:55 PM
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11/19/2015 4:57 PM

No idea. Was it the first Taco Bell?

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11/19/2015 5:09 PM

I was going to guess that this is the last, original architecture Taco Bell.

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11/19/2015 5:17 PM

its not a frank lloyd wright. but the first in Downey Ca when I was just a baby

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11/19/2015 5:15 PM

its nickname is "Numero Uno." it will be making a trip tonight of about 30 miles to this building the original site was slated to be flattened so Corp bought it and will move it. not bad growth since I was a baby

http://www.popsugar.com/food/Taco-Bell-Saving-Original-Building-39130629

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11/19/2015 5:26 PM

the green glass building is located in Irvine Calif. the entire 5th floor is dedicated as a computer room...data center. I should know I was on 24 hour call for years just for that room. if Taco Bell cuts a check of any type it comes out of that very room. I did the AC there for years

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11/19/2015 6:05 PM

What floor will it be on?

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11/19/2015 6:04 PM

Hooray so I was right, it was the first.

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11/19/2015 9:08 PM

You're correct

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11/19/2015 9:38 PM

And I thought that was the outlet where one of the directors spew the coffee over his shirt when he got told that Fredski wanted to invest 100 Dollar more in the Tesla Company.

"What so much?" Spluurrrpppp

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11/19/2015 10:01 PM

I had a buddy who was Cuban who referred to it as the Mexican Phone Company.

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11/20/2015 5:58 AM

Well it might have been "Ma Bell's" first office!!!

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11/21/2015 6:24 PM

Nah, that's Claro!!But I would venture Taco Bell would do a better job.

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11/19/2015 11:43 PM

No idea, but if you cheat it come up with something like Turkey Flying Dangers. Can I be exempt from hineous crime, c'mon we don't know Thanksgiving in the UK.

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11/20/2015 9:36 AM

I remember those signs!

"OH HOW RACIST!" Gasped with suitable false self righteous indignation.

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11/25/2015 3:00 AM

I rather like burgers, and will appreciate each and every savoury voucher Ronald and co send me if I diss this. I have never seen Sylvester Stallone in Taco Bell, much less with a cute woman. If the Colonel is around, I'm very open to bribery

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11/25/2015 7:24 AM

here an interesting personal observation.

When I was growing up. And I when I noticed, hamburgers were $0.30 and Cheese Burgers were $0.35. I (or my parents took the family prior when they were cheaper), but that's when I first noticed the pricing.

McDonalds was a treat that only happened if lucky 3 - 4 times a year. and definitely when the family went Christmas shopping.

And somewhat after until when I went to college at 25 years of age.

I had a lot of firsts these first few days in college, I lived off campus, some of my firsts were

  1. I ate at McDonalds for the first (3) days of college, out of convenience...
  2. On the fourth day, at Age 25, I was for the first time in my life, constipated.

Since then, I watched as best as I could what I ate, and I did it in moderation. And has never been or as bad as that first time.

Maybe I should have posted this under-BioMech or Biomed,.... or health or something.

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11/26/2015 6:15 PM

Thesedays Blighty is awash with various fast food places. It sounds a bit stereotype Britland, but until the 70's it was only really Fish & Chip shops.

I have to confess that I quite like burgers etc, but's rare if I touch anything like that more than once a month. Even then it's only if I'm 'eating on the hoof'.

Not sure what it says about me, but I've never been in a Costa or Starbucks. I'll give them a review if they send me some vouchers for freebees .

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12/24/2015 9:35 AM

Even with freebies I wouldn't go near any of the fast food chains. I know what happens to the food beforehand.

I took a position as shift engineer to a Canadian company that supplied fries to a US fast food chain. Somehow I became production manager, (I was in the wrong place at the wrong time) part of my "work" was the QA taste panel every half hour.

I've never touched any of their products ever since.

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12/24/2015 2:11 PM

There was a time that a visit to a fast food joint (McDonalds) was a family treat. Now it's a staple.

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12/25/2015 11:31 AM

As a youngster I had a job at a well know Brit factory - pies that rhyme with 'yucka'. I've never touched one since. I can well imagine what you may have endured. Probably similar in many food production plants. It's just one of many reasons that it's better to make food from raw ingrediants in the safety of ones own home !

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12/25/2015 2:45 PM

There is a lot of research and chemistry made at the fast food chains headquarters laboratory. With research of addicting food additives... Be right back,.... Someone's knocking on my door.

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