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From the Huffington Post:

KFC Threatens Legal Action Against 'Hitler' Chicken Restaurant


"Hitler" fried chicken better surrender its logo, because the Colonel's ready to fight. Kentucky Fried Chicken told The Huffington Post Friday it may take "legal action" against a fried chicken shop named Hitler that sports a storefront emblem very similar to KFC's, only with Adolf Hitler's head replacing Colonel Sanders.
"We find it extremely distasteful and are considering legal action since it is an infringement of our brand trademark and has nothing to do with us," a spokesman for KFC parent Yum! told The Huffington Post in an email.
Hitler, which recently opened in Bangkok, Thailand, first garnered attention after Andrew Spooner, author of the "Footprint Thailand Handbook," snapped a photo of the restaurant and tweeted it out in May:
Alan Robertson, 43, who lives in Bangkok, told The Daily Mail the chicken was "pretty good" and said a server told him the proprietors thought Hitler was a "good image."

The restaurant appears to be an outcrop of what CNN recently dubbed "Hitler chic," a new trend in which pop culture icons are recreated to resemble the former Nazi leader.
...Is Thailand trolling the planet now?
 

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must...not...ask...if they have...'oven roasted' meals...
 

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I agree with Djinn. The puns so reich-diculously heil-arious that i love this thread.
 

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Am I going to the burning pit of fun times and pineapples for laughing at this?
 

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The good news is, Jewish people don't believe in hell.
So, really, it's up to you ;-)
 

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The good news is, Jewish people don't believe in hell.
So, really, it's up to you ;-)
Well, some of us do. I have decided to believe in hell because there needs to be something more than just oblivion for ol' Adolph and friends. I like Adam Sandler's take on it.

 

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Burn them, and tear the sign down I say. Plus one to Free World, way to go KFC; I'm with ya all the way. Now please give me Taco Bells secret sauce recipe........pppllleeeaassseeee :crazy:
 

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I for one am skeptical as to whether this whole 'Hitler chicken' thing ever even happened.
 

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I'm not the only one wondering how the hell this is a bad thing for KFC, am I? They're a global business with plenty of profit. Losing a few customers because a completely non-affiliated fast food place is called Hitler and looks like KFC is not going to cause them any harm. Really, few will hear about this.

[Insert awful Nazi pun here.]
 

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An argument could be made that it damages their brand value...not that they;re stealing customers but that it;s making people associate their food with the holocaust.

Sort of like disney filing suit against someone for making a mickey mouse porno...it's not that the porno is stealing customers who would have otherwise bought the disney version of the Prince and the Pauper next time it 'comes out of the vault', they;d be suing because you're damaging their property by associating it with something abhorrent.

Really, KFC needs to implement some sort of...Final Solution...to deal with this problem.

Ann Frankley, it's not a moment too soon.
 
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