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Mandarin Jarritos Slurpees Lowkey Dropped At 7-11 And Folks LOVE Them

Jarritos are one of the most recognizable Mexican sodas out there and are a fixture at nearly every taqueria you can find in the country. They’re about to become even more widespread, though, because 7-11 has been quietly dropping Jarritos Slurpees in some of their locations.

The sole current flavor spotted by folks on social media so far has been Mandarin, one of the more popular Jarritos offerings. Users on Twitter and Reddit have been spotting them and sharing photos since about mid-May, with locations carrying the Slurpee ranging from Denver to Texas.

Judging by their reactions, people have been loving the Jarritos Slurpees so far.

While the drink has been around for a couple of months at least, Jarritos just got around to announcing the flavor on their social media feeds. They’re saying that it’s only available in select locations of 7-11, so you’ll need to hunt around your area to track one down.

It would definitely be cool to see more Jarritos Slurpees flavors in the future, too. I’d personally be down to guzzle a Tamarindo or Limon version.

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7-Eleven Giving Out Free Slurpees For 7-Eleven Day

Slurpees are a national treasure, and anytime you can get one for free, it’s not a bad idea to jump on it.

Every July 11, 7-Eleven celebrates its birthday, handing out free Slurpees to customers, and this year, they’ve even released a new Cotton Candy flavor for the momentous occasion.

Playing with the numbers, the convenience store set a time frame of 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for customers to walk in and get their free small Slurpee. After the Tuesday promotion, they expect you to go Slurpee crazy, offering 11 free Slurpees if you buy seven using their mobile app between July 12-18.

That’s a lot of Slurpees, but if people are willing to fill fish bowls with them, there’s a good chance they’ll go nuts over this offer.

Who: 7-Eleven

What: Free small slurpee

When: Tuesday, July 11 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m

Where: All participating 7-eleven stores in the U.S.

Why: Because it’s their birthday, apparently

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Kanye West Has Henny And Grey Goose Lemonade Slushie Machines Backstage

Kanye West once said that Hennessy would be the death of him, and it just might be, if he chugs too many of these frozen drinks on tour.

Wednesday night, Kanye performed in Toronto, and of course, his wife Kim Kardashian-West Snapchatted behind the scenes goodies, as she usually does. Among the things she posted to her Snapchat story, were Kanye’s Hennessy & Coke and Grey Goose Lemonade slushie machines.

Kim captioned the photo, “Pablo rider is LIT” and showed off the 7-Eleven type of machines.

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It’s not just for show, either. In later Snaps, you can see Kanye holding a cup of the frozen Coke & Henny, while Kim’s shrilled voice gives random commentary in the background.

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Kanye has always considered himself a revolutionary and a trend-setter. Maybe convenience stores will see this, take note, and make it a thing, so we can all enjoy the boozy Slurpees.

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For TWO Excessive Days, 7-Eleven Is Letting You Bring Your Own Cup To Fill With Slurpees

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Who: 7-Eleven

What: Remember a while back when 7-Eleven let you bring whatever container you wanted and fill it up with Slurpees? They’re going for it again. As part of the convenience retailer’s 50th birthday celebration, 7-Eleven is re-releasing their insanely popular BOYC (Bring-Your-Own-Cup) promotion. For about $1.50, you can fill pretty much anything with the sweet, icy slush.

Because the world would be chaos without them, there are some rules:

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You also must be able to fit the entirety of your cup into a promotional cut out. Sorry guys, no vacuum cleaners or funnels leading to a tank in the back of your truck.

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Where: All participating 7-Eleven locations.

When: 11am until 7pm on August 19 and August 20.

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7-Eleven Slushes Out the Free Slurpees on July 11

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Who: 7-Eleven

What: Show up at any 7-Eleven store on July 11 (Get it?) and get a free small slurp.

Where: All participating 7-Eleven locations while supplies last.

When: July 11, 2014 from 11 am to 7 pm.

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7-Eleven Wants to Win Over Hipsters with Mason Jar Slurpees and Mustache Straws

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Because bitches hipsters love mason jars and mustaches, 7-Eleven decided to take advantage of this tried and true fact. The purveyors of beef jerky and lotto tickets announced a roll-out of 26 oz mason jars($2.99)  and matching mustache straws (99 cents) to promote their classic Slurpees.

The four ‘staches have been dubbed the “British, the handlebar, the Hogan after wrestler Hulk Hogan, and the Swanson, as in Ron Swanson.” While the first Slurpee is free with a purchase of a plastic mason jar, refills are discounted. Oh, and looks like 7-Eleven already caught a few fans on social media. Hook, line and sinker.

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14 Fast Food and Restaurant Employees Confess the One Item You Should Never Order

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The following question was posed on Reddit:

“Fast food workers of Reddit, what should we NOT order at your restaurant? Why not?”

While it’s important to know that none of these claims have been verified, we do recommend bookmarking this thread. Just in case. Tons of answers were submitted, we picked the most curious below.

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Anything McCafé at McDonald’s

“I work for Mcdonald’s and make sure everyone that matters to me never orders anything that comes out of the ‘McCafe’ machine as these are routinely neglected, in practically all the McDonalds. Not only are staff not properly trained in its cleaning and maintenance, at almost every McDonalds I’ve had experience with, the managers in charge of training them don’t know fuck all either…All McCafe beverages run through a horrifically dirty machine – we’re talking 5+ inches of uncleaned, liquid bullshit making up its inside parts”

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Do. Not. Order. Hot Dogs. At. Baseball. Games. Period.

“I used to work in a baseball park concession stand. The short answer is not to order anything, but if you absolutely have to buy something, don’t buy the hotdogs.

Do not. Buy. The Hot Dogs.

They made it out of the package okay, and might even have been edible after we finished grilling them – and then they went into the water. We kept three pans of water at the back of the grill that held the hot dogs. Any hot dogs left at the end of the day went back into the fridge, and came out again the next day. Me and the other cook put our feet down on throwing out the water and old hotdogs after two full days, but the management didn’t want to let us.”

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On steak and beans at Taco Bell

“I worked at taco bell a little bit ago and I warn everyone to stay away from both the beans, and the steak. The beans start out looking like cat food, and the directions are, ‘Add water and stir until you can’t see white anymore.’ The steak was just the worst on dish duty. If it would sit too long it would become like hair gel. It was the worst.”

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On Wendy’s chili

“I used to work at Wendy’s. The meat used in the chili, yeah that comes from the meat on the grill top that expires and dries up that’s put in to a warming drawer until you have enough for a batch of chili, which we first freeze and then thaw the next day. Also if the chili sitting in the warmer doesn’t sell fast enough we just added hot water to it to mix it up.”

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For the love of God, don’t order anything off the Starbucks “Secret Menu”

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“Former starbucks worker here. Please don’t order anything off the ‘Secret Menu’. It doesn’t exist. If you want a snickerdoodle, nuttella, or captain crunch frappuchino (or whatever other overly sugery thing someone has since come out with), know the base drink and the modifications, and order that. If you just say the name, it’s up to the barista to come up with what’s in the drink, and it may not be what the last barista you ordered from put in there.”

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On movie theatre popcorn

“I worked at a theater, don’t get popcorn for the first showing- that’s all just last night’s popcorn put into giant garbage bags and then reheated in the warmers in the morning.

Oh yeah and remember that sticky floor in the aisle of the theater? Well what do you think would happen if you had that at your house. YES THAT’S HOW YOU GET ANTS… and cockroaches, and everything else. Plus it’s in the dark most of the time. It’s like a bug buffet once the lights go out and the movie starts.”

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Skip the pasta at Panera, stick to the sandwiches

“Panera- pasta; it’s all microwaved, this includes Mac and cheese. Smoothies/frozen drinks- nasty base crap that smells and it’s sticky. Cupcakes/coffee cakes- all come frozen. Best items are the real sandwhich/ salads. Real ingredients and usually fresh.”

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Always ask for “fresh” chicken nuggets at McDonald’s

“I used to work at McDonalds. If you order, especially chicken nuggets, just ask for them fresh. Otherwise they’ve been just sitting in their container in the heat. They have a timer, but 9/10 times when that timer goes off, people just reset the timer instead of making new ones. This could go on until all the nuggets are sold.”

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Steer clear of beans at Taco Johns

“Taco Johns reporting for all you midwesterners. I would steer clear of the beans, at least outside of peak hours, because they sit on the hot table for a long long time and when they dry out, just add water. Everything else is pretty solid though. Worked there a couple years back in 2007-2009 and still love going back to get my fix.”

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BBQ Sandwiches at KFC

“Worked at KFC for ~4 years. The BBQ sandwich is actually made from chicken too old and stale to give to the homeless shelters, so they soak it in BBQ sauce until it can be pulled and then they keep it on the heater for a month.

I still order it through”

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The quesarito at Chipotle. Mostly because everyone will hate you.

“It backs up the line like no other. If it’s not busy, you’re fine but PLEASE do not order a quesorito during our peak hours. Employees will hate you. The people behind you in line will hate you. Everyone will hate you. There’s nothing wrong with it health/sanitation wise, but too few people order it for our damned managers to rearrange and optimize our food line for quesorito production.”

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The eggs at Einstein’s

“I worked at Einstein’s bagel place which is basically fast food. Don’t order anything with eggs, they aren’t real eggs and if business is slow they could have been sitting in a container for hours after they are microwaved.”

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On gas station Slurpees

“Gas station slurpee’s. The amount of mold in those machines would crush your childhood to a pulp.”

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The doughnuts at Dunkin (Warning: this will break your heart)

“Currently employed at Dunkin doughnuts and it’s sad but true all the doughnuts and baked goods there come to us frozen.”

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7-Eleven Celebrates Memorial Day with 49¢ Slurpees

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Summertime is officially upon us, and 7-Eleven is making it easy to celebrate the return of sunny skies and higher temperatures with the introduction of their new Slurpee Lite Flavor: Slurpee Lite Sugar-Free Sprite. The new sugar-free flavor will contain roughly 20 calories per 8-oz serving and contains absolutely no sugar.

The Sugar-Free Sprite Flavor hits 7-Eleven Slurpee machines starting May 24th, and (bonus) all Medium-sized 7-Eleven Slurpees will cost a piddling 49¢ from May 24th to the 27th in honor of Memorial Day.