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    Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?



    I'm pretty sure 99 out of 100 are less than 12 inches.

    What are we talking about again?


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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post


    I'm pretty sure 99 out of 100 are less than 12 inches.

    What are we talking about again?
    I think they must be measuring from their belly buttons. Oh, you mean sandwiches, those cheats! I want 8% of my money back!



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Yeah, I'm going to sue my lumber yard as well. Afterall, my 2x4's are only 1 1/2" x 3 1/2"!


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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    That's a really bad comparison. It's widely known, advertised and an industry standard that 2x4's are not actually 2"x4" - there is no deception there.

    Subway has never (to my knowledge) indicated or made known that their sandwiches are not actually 12".

    A better comparison would be cars rated for fuel economy and then you find out after buying it that the ratings were wrong.

    Quote Originally Posted by VeloClone View Post
    Yeah, I'm going to sue my lumber yard as well. Afterall, my 2x4's are only 1 1/2" x 3 1/2"!


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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    The point is that it is a nominal measurement. People are seriously deluded if they think that getting a footlong sandwich or a footlong hotdog means they will get 12".

    The auto industry is protected since it is the government that has determined how fuel economy is measured and both the industry and the government know that it is nowhere near an accurate measure of what a vehicle will do on the road.


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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Quote Originally Posted by ISU_phoria View Post
    That's a really bad comparison. It's widely known, advertised and an industry standard that 2x4's are not actually 2"x4" - there is no deception there.

    Subway has never (to my knowledge) indicated or made known that their sandwiches are not actually 12".

    A better comparison would be cars rated for fuel economy and then you find out after buying it that the ratings were wrong.
    You are still getting the same amount of bread, it is just a different length.




    If Subway didn't bake the bread in house they would have better quality control. All the bread should be baked in one location, measured, then shipped to the Subways throughout the world.



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    I have a feeling my "6-incher" isn't really 6 inches either..



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneGB View Post
    I have a feeling my "6-incher" isn't really 6 inches either..
    always round up



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Seven guys have posted here. 4 of you are unlucky.


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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Uhh, color me not surprised. And here's why. If the mold is 12 inches, it is pretty much impossible for it to be longer than 12". And if the person doesn't make it perfectly it will be slightly less than 12". But since the max is 12" there are no longer loaves to even it out, and the average can only be less than 12".



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Subway sucks anyways



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Does Subway actually advertise 12"? I know they have a 6" sub, but it's always been referred to as a footlong, as I can remember. Which probably has some loophole in it.



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    Re: Four out of seven are less than 12 inches, does yours measure up?

    Was expecting something much different upon opening this thread. :-)


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    Rulzzz 3:16 says I just liked your post!

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