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    Georges Pizza

    I tried calling tonight to get a delivery but for some reason i get an recording that say the number is no longer in service. Has anyone gotten this or is there a new number.


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    Re: Georges Pizza

    It sucked and is no longer in biz



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    Re: Georges Pizza

    That strip mall has had the worst luck. If I were opening a restaurant I wouldn't even think of that place. Now, Smokin Antillers, Buckets, and George's Pizza have all failed.



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    Re: Georges Pizza

    When the heck did this happen?


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    Re: Georges Pizza

    No more Gumby's either for us drunk college students.


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    Re: Georges Pizza

    That was George's 3rd location in what, 7 years?



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    Gumby's...........NOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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    Re: Georges Pizza

    POKEY STICKS....ummmm.




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    Re: Georges Pizza

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    No more Gumby's either for us drunk college students.
    Did the health inspector finally shut them down? The kitchen area was filthy... Clean pans and dishes on the floor in the kitchen and bathroom (while they were closed for the night). Rats and mice all up in the place (droppings all over the kitchen floor - they would clean it up every few days which meant sweeping it into a corner).

    *This was about 3-4 years. According to my old roommate who worked for them. Take it with a grain of salt, although I did witness the clean pans on the floors.



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    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    No more Gumby's either for us drunk college students.

    WHAT?!




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    I didn't know Satan posted on here. Because clearly with this opinion, you're the devil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nickp50010 View Post
    Did the health inspector finally shut them down? The kitchen area was filthy... Clean pans and dishes on the floor in the kitchen and bathroom (while they were closed for the night). Rats and mice all up in the place (droppings all over the kitchen floor - they would clean it up every few days which meant sweeping it into a corner).

    *This was about 3-4 years. According to my old roommate who worked for them. Take it with a grain of salt, although I did witness the clean pans on the floors.
    Well, I have never eaten at Gumby's and chances are I won't after reading that.



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    Quote Originally Posted by LindenCy View Post
    Well, I have never eaten at Gumby's and chances are I won't after reading that.
    Ya, I stopped eating there after my old roommate told me this. Of course I didn't believe him so he told me to pick him up after work. I wasn't allowed in the kitchen but I could see the floor with the clean pans (same with bathroom).

    I was told that the store manager was from Wisconsin and he either got intentionally fired or he quit to go back to his home state (roughly 2 years ago) to run a Gumby's there. Either way, I still didn't (and will not) eat at the place even after the store manager left.

    I have so many stories from about the place. 99% of the stories would land my old roommate and or other staff in jail.

    They had a worker that urinated, defecated, and vomited in the pizza and or in the dough mixing bowl. The manager knew about this and even encouraged the behavior.

    Pokey (sp?) sticks would somehow find their way into a toilet after being in the oven. Something about it made the seasoning adhere better to the sticks than using butter, and more cost efficient...

    I never worked for them or witnessed the behavior, just going off of what I was told. Take it with a grain of salt.

    Needless to say, these stories is mainly the reason why I don't eat at a place where I can't see the kitchen/cooks.



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    Re: Georges Pizza

    Quote Originally Posted by SplitIdentity View Post
    No more Gumby's either for us drunk college students.
    Is that due to Jeff's Pizza taking their business or for being dirty?



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    Quote Originally Posted by dtclones View Post
    Is that due to Jeff's Pizza taking their business or for being dirty?
    Probably both, but after reading the stories posted in this thread, I'm OK with it now.


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    Jeff's >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Gumby's.


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