Runza’s Middle Finger to Breakfast Lovers

September 28, 2011 at 1:20pm By: Mr. Wilson Posted in The Lincolnite Blog

I saw a very odd commercial for Runza last night. A Demitri Martin lookalike stood before the camera and talked about how tasty a Runza with scrambled eggs and sausage would be. And I thought: “This is it! They’re finally going to offer breakfast Runzas!” I’m a little embarrassed to admit that my heart rate actually jumped a bit.

But then the un-Demitri did something I didn’t expect. He flipped breakfast lovers the bird.

That’s right. After talking about how a breakfast Runza would be the bee’s knees, he pulled out the rug by talking about how Runza would never stoop to serving breakfast. Apparently Runzas are too special to be eaten before 10:30am.

It’s a very odd marketing strategy. I suppose the purpose is to get people to stop badgering them about offering breakfast. It won’t work. In fact, for me it will do something else entirely. If they care so badly about not listening to customer demand—an

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Errandbug Restaurant Delivery October 1, 2011 at 11:58pm

I also think it would be awesome!  Also think they should have a chicken based runza…not sure chicken and cabbage…but might just have to try that.  But a swiss BBQ chicken or american cheese chicken runza would be awesome.  But alas…they are popular and busy enough that they do not have to get too crazy with the menu to keep folks coming back.

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