Tuesday, May 1, 2012
In defense of free food
The reason I brought all that up is because there was an offer for a free pizza, and I decided to chance it. I had already partaken in their campaign last time it happened at the beginning of April, and scored a free pizza. That was 4 meals' worth! Counted, it's just me, but still. It's a lot. So I saw that the promotion was up again and waited. And waited. And waited. Score! A second one. Since it had to be ordered by this weekend, I wanted to offer it to my half-brother. He not only turned down the offer, but looked down on my offer to him, since the pizza is inferior to his expectations (how come I get paired up with rich snobs like him?), it was 'too far and out of his way' (4 blocks from his school) and not worth the hassle.
Ok. I respect that. I just didn't need to be lectured, especially after he told me how he ate 5lbs of gummy bears in 3 days, and bought $25 worth of 'snacks' while he watches playoffs at ungodly hours of the night. But moving on, I decided to offer it to my brother. I thought the kiddo and wifey would appreciate a nice break. The pizza is small, supposed to be for 2 people, but pair it with a nice side of salad and you can stretch it. Same situation: inferior, unhealthy pizza, not worth the hassle, and that it is probably free because it's junk.
Alrighty then. I guess I'll have a nice Friday night meal for myself! That'll be $8+tax I will be saving on my food budget. Yes, it isn't your +10 healthy food, but it is something I would've liked to eat, if I had extra money laying around.
What do you think of free food? Yay, nay, or depends?
For me, of course it depends. Pizza is definitely in my 'Yay' category.
Posted by Tanner at 3:04 PM