Monday, May 1, 2017

Should Fire Companies Limit The Number Of Chicken People Can Get



As spring has arrived of delmarva many fire companies are in the process of having chicken platters and half chickens for sale to raise funds. The question is should people be limited to how many they get so more people can get? People buying up to 10 at a time and things like that have been occurring and people standing in line find they have run out

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

cook more chicken sounds like they could sell more if they had it

Anonymous said...

I agree. Make More Chicken...And start selling at lunch time....insane that they start selling it so early....and they do that at places.... (marion station)

Anonymous said...

Sounds like and issue Trump could handle.

Anonymous said...

I agree. Make More Chicken...And start selling at lunch time....insane that they start selling it so early....and they do that at places.... (marion station)

Anonymous said...

Well since we cook from 4 am til 10:30 we could cook more but don't want to burn people out. Speaking as one of those companies. They're all volunteers. Limiting sales wouldn't be very smart either. First come first serve. It's a fundraiser. The goal is to sell out! More would be great though I do agree. As long as the volunteers are available.

Mary Grace said...

It is a slow news day?

Anonymous said...

if this is our biggest problem we are in great shape

Anonymous said...

First come, first served! It's not like the unlucky customers can't find food somewhere else and will starve to death. But that's the kind of question I would expect from JT; always looking out for his stomach.

Jonathan Taylor said...

More like JT asking questions to get answers. Tell you what start your own news site

Anonymous said...

No limit on purchases. They want to sell as many platters as possible. Get there earlier or run the risk of them being sold out.....

Anonymous said...

No limit....first come first served! Get there a little earlier!

Anonymous said...

If you want the chicken then you need to get up and moving earlier.

Anonymous said...

If you have advanced sales you would know how many platters to cook.

Anonymous said...

We always advertised that we would sell till it was gone period.Shame on anyone who missed out.1000 halves per day rain or shine first come first serve.Any leftover chicken was donated to a local shelter,but rarely was any left unsold.We started cooking early,but would not start selling until 10 AM.After a while people knew better than to show up too early.

Anonymous said...

No they shouldn't. Don't be lazy or late and go get your chicken. It's not that hard. It's amazing how hard everyone is on VOLUNTEERS!! Now if you want to talk about limiting the number of stupid Facebook posts like this, I vote yes! (There is apparently a such thing as a stupid question)

Anonymous said...

Yes limit the number. There is no reason anyone should be walking away with 10 or more, it's greed and gluttony.

Anonymous said...

who cares. I would rather sell all of the chicken to the first person in line instead of having left overs. It's a fund raiser for the FD so it's no big deal.

Anonymous said...

They need get them chickens right and the people what wants them should get down on it that chicken just right nice and juicy boys always doing a fine job putting a cooking on them yardbirds

Anonymous said...

My a little testy are we? Off your meds again, or feeling sorry for yourself as always.

Anonymous said...

The Fire Companies should order more and have plenty for everyone, there is no reason they should run out that early. Plus, that's more money they can be making. It's a win-win. More chicken for the customers and more money for the Fire Companies.

Anonymous said...

The Idea is to sell out, that would equate to profits at no lost. I sometimes go to a farmers market, there is one item I love to get, but if i get there to late i run the chance of the item being sold out. The gentleman has allowed me at times to call in advance for him to hold the item for me. Maybe if some people are unhappy because the chicken platters are sold out, maybe the firehouse, if not to much of a problem, can take x number of pre-paid orders.

Anonymous said...

Here's a good compromise - limit the sales to any one person AT ONE TIME - say five to six dinners at one time. If someone wants 10 or more dinners, they can get back in line and get them. It's frustrating when you get up there in plenty of time and see several people buying 10 to 15 dinners, so that, by the time you get to the table, the dinners are sold out. This way, if you want more, you can get them, but you have to wait your turn for more.

A volunteer said...

Guess what these volunteers of Fire Companies have families and jobs, but they get up at 4am prep and cook chicken. It's a hot and messy job but in order to keep our volunteer companies going the companies themselves must have fundraisers to keep operating. No one gives them trucks, turnout gear etc. Instead of complaining you should support these men and women or better than that become a volunteer.

Anonymous said...

Or.....just BBQ your own at home.