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Old 09-18-2010, 02:14 PM   #171
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All-You-Can-Eat-Buffet at the local family restaurant
should be outlawed for children. Seriously, what
are we teaching them at such a young age?
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Old 09-18-2010, 02:57 PM   #172
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We could teach them self control or personal responsibility. If YOU eat a bunch of junk YOU will get fat.
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Old 09-18-2010, 03:06 PM   #173
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What McDonald's use to sell as an Adult full meal is now marketed to children under 6 with a free toy.

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Old 09-18-2010, 03:28 PM   #174
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powerplantop, I see you believe in tough love . Dangle it in front of their eyes and say "no". Okay, let me get this straight. Parents should set an example. So you all go to an all-you-can-eat-buffet and expect everyone to "use self control and personal responsibility" by eating small portions. Why then, praytell, are you at an all-you-can-eat buffet? Isn't that like an oxymoron?

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Old 09-18-2010, 09:21 PM   #175
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I travel for work so it is common for me to eat at all you can eat type of places. Itís easy to get a healthy meal at those places for a decent price. First I hit the salad bar, and then go back for some meat and lots of veggies.

When we travel as a family sometimes we will stop at an all you can eat buffet. Then everyone gets something they like, and itís not fast food. We do the same routine, first we all get a salad then go back for the meal. If the kids have eaten a good meal they can have a desert.

The point is just because itís all you can eat does not mean that you have to eat it all.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:45 PM   #176
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I was never a fan of Eat all you can. Self control is the key.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:48 PM   #177
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All you can eat buffets are also good for a couple who both like Chinese food (for example) but don't like the same things.
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Old 09-18-2010, 09:51 PM   #178
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All you can eat buffets are also good for a couple who both like Chinese food (for example) but don't like the same things.
Or when you want to try lots of things. You can have a taste of ten different things without ordering ten different dishes.
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I travel for work so it is common for me to eat at all you can eat type of places.
I don't follow. Why does one equal the other?
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I don't follow. Why does one equal the other?
If I am staying in a Hotel without a kitchen and I want real food....
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