r/oddlysatisfying 10d ago Take My Power 1

Costco Auto Saucer

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u/MEXRFW 10d ago

“My pizza was dry”

No it wasn’t. We put exactly 12.7oz of tomato sauce on every pizza, dispensed in the most efficient pattern by a robot.

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u/qeadwrsf 10d ago edited 10d ago

Maybe its a cultural thing but from the video it looked like way to much tomato sauce. In my head it will get saggy soggy as fuck.

Maybe its some kind of special non saggy soggy tomato sauce.

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u/MrSneaky64 10d ago

Wait till you see how much cheese is on Costco pizzas! You're gonna wish you had that sauce

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u/YeltsinYerMouth 10d ago

Cheese pizza is not plain pizza; the topping is the cheese. Costco understands the assignment.

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u/TonalParsnips 10d ago

It's true. The pepperoni actually has less cheese than the cheese. They know what we crave.

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u/ryachart 10d ago

And you'll never believe it, but the Pepperoni Pizza is listed as fewer calories.

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u/Seattlekoala 10d ago

I just saw this when I was at Costco this weekend!!

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u/Zaros262 9d ago

That's how we know the cheese is actually an additional topping

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u/Krimreaper1 10d ago

Maybe technically, but ask for a plain pie anywhere and you will get a cheese pizza.

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u/GoOUbeatTexas 10d ago

I just got done working in a Costco food court for 3 months as part of my orientation, and we put 14oz of cheese on a pepperoni pizza, plus 60 little pepperoni’s. For a cheese pizza, we use 1lb 8oz (sorry for the non-Americans, I don’t know what the metric equivalent is)

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u/GoOUbeatTexas 10d ago

Also, watching this again, I see the person in the video is wearing a watch. “What’s wrong with wearing a watch to work?” You say? It’s in the company handbook that all employees working in food-areas like the Food Court, or the deli, or the bakery are not allowed to wear any watches or jewelry on their wrists or hands.

I don’t work in the food court anymore, so I guess it doesn’t matter that much, but it’s just one of those many small things you notice when you’ve been working in one place for a while

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u/Ok-Seaworthiness4488 10d ago

A fuck & half ton would be a universal equivalent

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u/BlackLion26 10d ago

Man! Its ridiculous sometimes.

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u/Theboomman 10d ago

Because Domino’s whole thing is pizza. While Costco tries to get you there. If you’re at mother and have to go shopping best way to do it is to bribe your kids with hotdogs and pizza after.

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u/Send_Your_Noods_plz 10d ago

The ceo of Costco threatened to murder another exec for suggesting to raise the price of their hot dogs

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u/AFoxGuy 10d ago

The only company with Based Executives in my opinion

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u/Send_Your_Noods_plz 10d ago

I don't think any corporation is great, but Costco appears to at least make an effort. I've heard great things about working there, their prices are reasonable most of the time, and even when looking at their profits break down its not obscene

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u/futiledevices 10d ago

I usually end up with the same sentiment. As many pats on the back Costco execs get, the thing that actually makes me like them is what employees have told me, however subjective/anecdotal.

I used to have a regular at my shop that worked at a nearby Costco - super sweet lady, probably in her mid-60s. She'd been there for about 15 years, she made $27/hr, more on the weekends I think, had good benefits, and besides the usual annoyances of retail, she really liked her job and felt valued by her employer. Are they perfect? No. But to this day she's the only retail/grocery employee who expounded on how much she liked her employer I've met.

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u/Rogue_Squadron 10d ago

When a slice of cheese pizza has 80 more calories than a slice of pepperoni pizza, you know that's a ton of cheese. Personally, I love cheese but it's too much for me. If I want cheese pizza at Costco, I just order a slice of pepperoni and pick off the meat.

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u/SkollFenrirson 10d ago

There's so much wrong with that sentence

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u/T--Wrecks559 10d ago

Soggy.

Saggy is when something starts to lose its elasticity and hangs lower than it should. Like an old man's balls.

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u/FESTERING_CUNT_JUICE 10d ago

good bot

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u/WildVelociraptor 10d ago

cursed username

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u/wellwouldyalookitdat 10d ago

There are things even a wild velociraptor won’t eat.

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u/canned_soup 10d ago

Thank you u/FESTERING_CUNT_JUICE you are too kind. Got any life advice?

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u/HolycommentMattman 10d ago edited 10d ago

The problem is that you can't please everyone, so Costco just tries to please as many as it can. And that results in averagely good pizza. Not too soggy. Not too crispy. Not too thick. Not too thin. Just averagely good.

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u/DinahDrakeLance 10d ago

I grab one every week during grocery shopping. For $10 it's really hard to beat and it's enough to give our family of 5 dinner, and a few of us get lunch.

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u/JBrad0322 10d ago

Are 3 of those 5 people toddlers or young children?

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u/DinahDrakeLance 10d ago

Yep. 3 kids. 6, 3, and 1. The 6 year old borderline eats more than I do, and if he's going through a growth spurt he is eating more than me.

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u/blamb211 10d ago

Are you my wife? Because those are my kids ages, except my 6 year old barely eats, unless he's going through a growth spurt.

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u/iAmUnintelligible 10d ago edited 10d ago

Well, that depends. According to their post history they live in Texas and play Pokemon, does that fit the bill? lol

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u/blamb211 10d ago

Yes, actually. But, the pictures of the baby that were posted on the cloth diaper sub don't look anything like my kids. Mystery solved, not my wife.

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u/iAmUnintelligible 10d ago

Hahaha, I actually used the details from your recent comments to try giving you a mini heart attack :p

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u/Techun2 10d ago

It's a big fkn pizza

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u/ConfusedSeagull 10d ago

For me, this is perfect. I love lots of sauce on it, but it has to get eaten within 30-40 minutes or you will be right, it will get soggy

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u/canned_soup 10d ago

I was thinking the same! Maybe not the soggy part but the too much sauce part. It just seemed like heartburn waiting to happen. Fuck I’m old.

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u/honeypinn 10d ago

Getting old sucks. I now have to get light sauce at my favorite pizza place because it is so acidic there. I used to get 3x extra sauce. Feelsbadman

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u/Plastic-Ad-8469 10d ago

"I want to speak to that robot's manager"

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u/charmingUbluntly 10d ago

Sneak this into r/vinyl without being noticed?

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u/rtheiii 10d ago

It's a solid post on r/vinyljerk

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u/mellovibes75 10d ago

Needs more feet.

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u/karmablur 10d ago Brighten My Day

Sounds like the guy was making his own sauce while filming this.

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u/TheySayImZack 10d ago

lmao I was trying to figure out how to word it myself in a reply, but you hit on the head.

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u/nullterm 10d ago

I guess you could say that I was also hitting it on the head...

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u/thisismybirthday 10d ago

this mildly satisfying, and you're oddly overenthusiastic about it

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u/AbsolutelyUnlikely 10d ago

Did he... did he say that for us? Like was he filming it while thinking about this sub, and then added satisfaction related commentary? Because somehow that feels wrong.

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u/BrocolliBrad 10d ago

That is absolutely what happened. We're dealing with a category 4 redittor here.

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u/averyfinename 10d ago

don't you ever see something out 'in the wild' or on tv and start naming subs it would fit in to?

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u/TizonaBlu 10d ago

Yup I often watch tv and exclaim “wow that’s so imaginarysliceoflife!”

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u/CPThatemylife 10d ago

Great sub though

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u/tomhat 10d ago

He comes next. He’s the cheeser

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u/Emperor_of_Pruritus 10d ago

Sounds like Kip from Napoleon Dynamite.

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u/Skitty27 10d ago

your mom goes to college

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u/cantwaitforthis 10d ago

I’m more annoyed that I could sauce a pizza way faster than this.

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u/mkamo243 10d ago

It’s not about time it’s about hands on time.

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u/Crohnies 10d ago

I thought it was about using the same exact amount of sauce per pizza

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u/TheBeeTells 10d ago

I thought it was about getting the guy filming to cum in his pants.

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u/pistoncivic 10d ago

does the saucer need healthcare, sick leave, the overbearing threat of homelessness or a bathroom? I don't know, but our mechanized replacements gotta be cheaper in the end

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u/mgbenny85 10d ago

Costco employee checking in: the food court (especially post-Covid) functions as a loss leader to get people in the door so they can impulse buy $200 of cool shit while they walk to the rotisserie chicken case (always strategically as far as possible from the entrance).

The less payroll they can run the food court on, the happier it makes them.

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u/PacificCastaway 10d ago

Then why do only some Costcos have ordering tablet kiosks? My Costcos only have humans taking orders and lines a mile long. Can you tell I was in line for over 15min for a pizza slice a couple days ago?

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u/mgbenny85 10d ago edited 10d ago

Not sure of the logic behind how it’s rolling out, but my understanding is that it’s all moving that direction.

ETA: depending where you are located, you can probably order at the main checkout if that looks faster, and then take your receipt to the pickup window. Before my warehouse installed kiosks, that was pretty consistently the faster play.

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u/More-Jackfruit3010 10d ago

Homer Simpson slowing moaning auto-saucer....

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u/Creepy-Ad-4832 10d ago

So that's where my dad went!

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u/PMUrAnus 10d ago

Sauce me like one of your Italian girls

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u/SweetLoh 10d ago

Count me in!

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u/Exodia101 10d ago edited 10d ago

I hate to break it to you but roombas already have jobs

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u/Inigomntoya 10d ago

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u/CharderVR 10d ago

r/financiallyunstableroombas

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u/Jilijou 10d ago

I clicked on all these subreddits, hoping one of them would lead me somewhere and here I am, still here and betrayed by all of you

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u/presumably_wrong 10d ago

In this economy? Definitely needs a side hustle at least.

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u/Proof-Bid-8621 10d ago

I'm think that guy came.

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u/SphmrSlmp 10d ago

He was definitely satisfied.

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u/SurpriseDragon 10d ago

😩 Gahd damn

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u/Additional_Score_929 10d ago

Costco pizza is bomb

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u/GetSchwepped 10d ago

So sad they got rid of the combo pizza

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u/slapFIVE 10d ago

I think they changed their churro recipe too because now they taste like ass. They used to be my favorite, what a tragedy.

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u/slapFIVE 10d ago

Did some scrubbing on the Costco subreddit and someone actually wrote to them about it. They did change the recipe; here’s their response:

Hello Valued Member,

First of all, we would like to thank you for taking the time to send us your feedback. We value our members’ opinions and always strive to take action, when possible to meet expectations.

We are constantly reviewing our offerings to our members to continue to improve quality and provide the best products with great value. We developed a new style to our Churros that we find to be an improvement compared to the previous one.

Our new Churro is now 20% larger and the dough is enrobed with butter and cinnamon flavoring.

We know that this may not be the answer you are expecting but we want you to know that we take each comment seriously and reply to our members as much as possible. We hope that during your visits, you are able to enjoy our Churro and other offerings.

Thank you for being a loyal Costco member.

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u/Ccracked 10d ago

Nobody ever tells you, you get a free churro when your mother dies.

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u/slapFIVE 10d ago

Welcome to Costco, I love you

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u/Scyhaz 10d ago

Fucking same. Always loved bringing a dollar when my mom would drag me to Costco. Was excited to get one when I saw they were back after all the COVID menu removals. Super disappointed in the churro I got. Hot dog and pizza are both still damn good, at least.

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u/strshp_enterprise 10d ago

They changed up their recipes as a cost cutting measure.

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u/MauiWowieOwie 10d ago

Nearly everything that had sugar as and ingredient in the 90s/00s has been replaced with high fructose corn syrup. Butterfingers used to be delicious, now they suck. Try a Mexican coke(still made with cane sugar) side by side an american one, world of difference in taste.

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u/Mongoose_Blittero 10d ago

Those Mexican cokes were tested in a lab and they switched it out for corn syrup at some point even though the bottle still says sugar.

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u/DBNSZerhyn 10d ago

Yeah, if I remember right Mexican coke hasn't used cane sugar for about a decade now according to those tests, but people are still going around saying it tastes way better.

Reminds me of how in a blind test everyone would pick Pepsi over Coke for taste, but then refuse to drink Pepsi after anyway.

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u/Tacoman404 10d ago

Coke IN Mexico doesn’t always have cane sugar. Coke De Mexico made for US markets DOES.

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u/lunarmantra 10d ago

Yes, the churros are so dry and bland now! I used to bring home a bundle of those fuckers like a bouquet of roses and eat off of them for a few days. No more sadly!

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u/rosealexvinny 10d ago

Can’t go wrong with a jumbo pizza for $9!

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u/tetragrammaton19 10d ago

Magnum dong and soda for a buck 5? A solid place to fill up, especially in this economy.

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u/ncktckr 10d ago

A single Magnum from a three pack costs $0.17 more than Costco's hotdog + soda combo… nuts.

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u/Witty-Pomegranate954 10d ago

To be fair, it's latex from the rainforest vs local pig guts and and corn syrup water. Not exactly luxury ingredients 😹 altho much more filling than eating a condom.

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u/HotF22InUrArea 10d ago

Oh magnum condoms.

We’re not talking about the ice cream.

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u/Bandin03 10d ago

Just blow up the condom before eating it so it's more filling.

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u/New_Put_2221 10d ago

Magnum dong!

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u/7_62mmFMJ 10d ago

The Costco combo was the best....until Covid. My Costco stopped making the combo during Covid but never resumed making them. And to top things off, they got rid of the onion dispenser for hot dogs!

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u/Comprehensive_Lie572 10d ago

These are my two biggest beefs with Costco now

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u/billthecat71 10d ago

Mine also includes the (RIP) Polish Sausage. Bastards.

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u/PacificCastaway 10d ago

And the chili is gone! But that was lost pre-pandemic. I used to load it with onions and cheese.

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u/theraf8100 10d ago

I miss the Caesar salad. That shit was the bomb. Yes i know they have other ones... That cost like 3x the price though.

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u/twolittlemonsters 10d ago

They no longer have sauerkraut also.

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u/Inferiex 10d ago

I think that's what happened pretty much in every Costco. I've been to every Costco in my state and none of them have the combo pizza or the onion dispenser :(

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u/FridayNightFreedom 10d ago

I am surprised to hear that. I know the price is right.

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u/ABCHI-STC 10d ago

Everything at Costco is awesome. I always got hotdogs till my wife introduced me to pizza and chicken fingers, both are better than any restaurant near me

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u/THftRM1231 10d ago

Where you got chicken fingers?!?!

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u/frederikdahlhansen 10d ago

Canada

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u/SCS22 10d ago

time to reconsider all these years of Canada being our closest brothers and allies if they're hoarding all the costco chicken fingers for themselves

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u/undercoversinner 10d ago

Wait until you hear about the Costco food offerings abroad. So jealous.

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u/MisterKrayzie 10d ago

Canadian Costco food court is so much better. Makes the US ones look like absolute dogshit in comparison.

The sundaes, for example, at the US ones use some garbage cheap ass chocolate syrup. The Canadian ones use actual hot fudge.

They also have fries, poutine (duh), chicken tendies, chicken sandwiches and other shit that vary by location.

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u/sumowestler 10d ago

But do they have chicken bakes?

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u/ABCHI-STC 10d ago

Ontario Canada forsure. And soft serve icecream

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u/Freeman7-13 10d ago

Vancouver Costco has them too

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u/SmoothRide 10d ago

Everything at Costco is awesome

Oh yeah? Then why the hell do they have 2 full soda dispensing machines and 4 fucking flavors?!

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u/kylegetsspam 10d ago

Probably for a similar reason as to why they don't take Mastercard.

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u/ABCHI-STC 10d ago

😂 I haven’t drink a pop/soda in over a decade. I’ve never noticed

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u/Luxpreliator 10d ago

Do they sell it take and bake style or is this only at the cafe? Hyvee used to have a great one better than any franchise pizza after adding a few vegetables. They cheapened it during covid and it's junk now.

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u/xela520 10d ago

My friend said the Costco pizza I gave her cured her Covid so…..

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u/annies_boobs_feet 10d ago edited 10d ago

Sucks that you have to be a member to get the food now, as of about 1-2 years ago. I'm a single person so it doesn't really make sense for me to get a costco membership, but god damn do i miss getting a slice every month or so for like $1.50

fun fact: a slice of cheese pizza at costco actually has more calories than the pepperoni slice. at least it used to. been a couple years since i've been able to chomp down on that delicious grease monster, because of the aforementioned reason

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u/bobs_monkey 10d ago

Dude even when I was single I still had a Costco membership, if not just for certain groceries, household stuff like trash bags, TP, paper towels, and then gas. Of you know the balance of getting certain groceries at the store and certain things (mainly non perishables) at Costco, you can save a bundle of money. And their rotisserie chicken is the shit.

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u/Freeman7-13 10d ago

I buy mainly the rotisserie chicken and gas and the savings from that has paid the membership for me. Their gas is always the cheapest

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u/pippifax 10d ago

You don't have to be a member at the ones here. The "for court" and window to buy the food is outside by the exit. They have tables set up, soda fountains, condiment stations, etc. out there and they never ask for membership, whether paying in person or at the self check kiosk outside. I used to go before I was a member when I needed some cheesey pizza comfort food.

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u/glutenflaps 10d ago

Play it backwards and you can hear the Beatles

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u/fullmetalasian 10d ago

In my head I was like wow that is perfect sauceage and immediately laughed. I'm so stupid

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u/kingpin748 10d ago

It was until he talked

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u/PugSwagMaster 10d ago

heavy breathing "Gawd dayum that iss satisfyingg"

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u/Zemekis324 10d ago

"Autosauce roll out!"

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u/meowzapalooza7 10d ago

Looks like Lunchables sauce

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u/KeppraKid 10d ago

It's red. The resemblance is uncanny. The crust is even round, just like a Lunchables cracker!

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u/notchoosingone 10d ago

Not bad but nothing beats the Costco hotdog

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u/Thatwasunpleasant 10d ago

Except a Costco Polish dog. Those with the ground mustard were amazing.

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u/fartypicklenuts 10d ago

Why are you comparing pizza to a hot dog though, a completely different menu item. Both things can be great! 🍕 🌭

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u/acog 10d ago

I know it's not a food court item, but I'm all about their roasted chickens. Just the best.

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u/TurboShuffle 10d ago

It becomes a food court item if you take your chicken there and sit down and eat it. Me and my girlfriend often get a big caesar salad and a pack of hot ribs from instore and sit down in the food court area and eat it, we even ask for cutlery from the food court staff and they are happy to hand some over.

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u/Historical-Fill-1523 10d ago

Lmao. You and your girlfriend are now my friends <3

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u/notchoosingone 10d ago

I don't think Costco here (Australia) is quite that advanced, we only have hotdogs, pizza, and a few other things. The chicken wings are pretty good, though.

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u/TurboShuffle 10d ago

I am from Australia too, your local costco should have the ribs and salad too, I'm talking about from instore, not the food court

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u/CubicleFish2 10d ago

Sometimes I see people with 30 of those and while it is upsetting, I do understand

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u/Freeman7-13 10d ago

Are they using those for a restaurant lol

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u/HurricaneHugo 10d ago

Why not both?

Pizza, hot dog, and a drink for 3.50!

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u/broberds 10d ago

Let’s not sleep on the churros.

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u/slapFIVE 10d ago edited 10d ago

I think they changed their recipe because ever since they returned from discontinuation they taste like ass, imo. Used to be my favorite.

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u/lonjaxson 10d ago

The dough is almost entirely devoid of flavor.

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u/slapFIVE 10d ago

Yeah, last time I bought one I couldn’t finish it and actually threw it away. That would’ve been pure blasphemy to me before.

Mentioned it in another comment on this thread, but someone provided feedback to Costco and their reply did confirm the recipe change: https://reddit.com/r/oddlysatisfying/comments/10kmvqm/_/j5scsnt/?context=1

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u/OK_Compooper 10d ago

Unless you need rock-hard, particle board slats to hold up your mattress. Then you can sleep on those churros.

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u/ShotFish7 10d ago

Know it's ridiculous, but this is one of my favorite things at Costco

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u/fartypicklenuts 10d ago

I don't think anyone would say that pizza being a favorite of yours is "ridiculous", sounds pretty normal to me!

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u/OrangeSockNinjaYT 10d ago

They use these in certain Little Caesar places as well.

(former employee)

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u/jjasmminn 10d ago

Why the machine when its slower than a person 🤔

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u/Jury_Of_Your_Fears 10d ago

So uncoordinated/new people can still make pizzas, and coordinated/experienced people can multitask. Plus corporations like consistency, they'll generally take a consistent 6 over an inconsistent 8 without hesitation.

I worked at a Pizza Hut for a while and a girl straight up quit because she couldn't spread the sauce without making a huge mess lol

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u/dzr0001 10d ago

I worked at a corporate p-hut location for a while in the early 2000s. We were a test market for 2 different saucing machines, and they were both awful.

The first one ran on some sort of air compressor system and it would constantly blow sauce all over us. The second one was somewhat better, but still not great, and they did a terrible job getting the sauce out of the bags. Worst part was, they had to cut a hole in our make table for the machine. When the trials ultimately failed, we wound up having to buy a brand new make table.

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u/chairmanbrando 10d ago edited 10d ago

I also worked for a Pizza Hut at roughly that time period. We never got considered for such things. Probably because we didn't earn it. I was there for about 1.5 years during high school, and I went through five managers.

The turnaround was bananas -- for managers and employees both. That anything made it to its destination on Friday and Saturday nights was amazing. There were times when we had stacks of order printouts an inch thick. And most of the line staff didn't give many fucks; they were the ones coming and going most frequently. I wouldn't be surprised if half of them were high the duration of their every shift.

I couldn't deal with the stress after awhile. I said I'd only work Saturday and Sunday mornings and afternoons or I wouldn't work at all. I made a lot of buffet pizzas and did a bunch of prep for the rest of my time there. The folks who worked these hours were much more sane and long-term than anyone else.

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u/Jury_Of_Your_Fears 10d ago

Prep+buffet is definitely the chillest shift you can work. I was an AM shift leader, and that was probably what kept me going for as long as I did. Unfortunately, our pm shift leader had a mental breakdown, and I took over her shifts... After about 3 months I had a breakdown too. All to barely pay rent in a dumpy apartment. Fuck fast food.

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u/geschtonkenflapped 10d ago

and it would constantly blow sauce all over us.

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u/PeeonTrotsky 10d ago

Damnit, it makes me mad, but you're 100% right. I slang pizzas through college and it seriously took almost a year on the line for people to 'get gud'. Like it took a new hire 5 minutes to make a whole pie, and a oldie 1 minute. You just 'knew' the portions. We had a kitchen guide that was like, a large get 12 oz sauce, a medium gets 8 oz (or whatever, I honestly can't remember). But it took a long time to develop a really good feel for the measurements.

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u/LG03 10d ago

she couldn't spread the sauce without making a huge mess

I'm trying and failing to imagine the ways in which you could screw this up.

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u/Jury_Of_Your_Fears 10d ago

Lmao spreading with a ladle takes a little practice to nail, but her biggest problem was applying too much pressure. Pizza Hut uses these rings that cover the crust part of the pizza, and she would spread all the sauce to the edge, which just made the ring covered in sauce and left barely any sauce on the pizza. Pick up that ring with no appreciation for gravity, and you've got a mess lol

That store was a nightmare though, she made the right call lol

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u/Dealingwithdragons 10d ago

As somebody who worked in a pizza place, that machine would have made things so much easier. Walk away to do other things while you let the machine do the job. It's one less task a human has to do and when you're busy with a line of customers wanting food it definitely helps in the work flow.

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u/wunderduck 10d ago

The machine may be slower, but the worker can turn on the machine, step away, and do something else.

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u/silver-orange 10d ago

The worker's only in frame for 3 seconds.

So, yeah, an untrained worker being able to get a consistently sauced pizza with only 3 seconds of human labor is a pretty good deal.

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u/Carthonn 10d ago

Costco probably wants every pizza to taste exactly the same. This cuts out human error of the crust to sauce ratio.

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u/shittysuport 10d ago

They're in the walk-in smoking weed.

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u/Woodshadow 10d ago

you would think every pizza place wants their pizza to come out exactly the same though. If anywhere shouldn't care about their pizza it would be a place that doesn't depend on pizza as their main source of revenue

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u/timisher 10d ago

This machine uses an exact measurement of sauce. The savings from that is worth more than anything else people are mentioning.

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u/rickyhatesspam 10d ago

Consistency is another benefit

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u/Justagreewithme 10d ago

Because the machine doesn’t earn an hourly wage or workers comp, so it can go slower and still be profitable.

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u/teashirtsau 10d ago

"You spin me right round baby right round like a record baby right round round round..."

Anyone else?

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u/Totin_it 10d ago

Roooo ahhhhhh ahhhh hhhoooouu nnndd

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u/fronkenstoon 10d ago

Which brings us to…

https://youtu.be/oU9F6J1lafY

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u/teashirtsau 10d ago

Gotta admire their commitment

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u/KeepCalmCarrion 10d ago

Like a pizza baby right round round round

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u/AustinBenji 10d ago

Covered that in record time

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u/Trutheresy 10d ago

What's really satisfying is listening to a man with this clear of a voice declare that this is really satisfying.

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u/SWoleRobs22 10d ago

He said that so creepy thanks making me feel weird watching this

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u/agiifireflame 10d ago

Way too much sauce mane

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u/wolfgang784 10d ago

We have a few regulars that ask for double sauce. Those pizza have some real heft to them. Some do also ask for light sauce as well which we can do, although it slows things down a bit.

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u/speedycat2014 10d ago

And the wells of sauce are no bueno. I learned to spread it evenly and just on the heavy side of thin. All my nieces and nephews learned from their Aunt Speedycat, 6 year pizza employee, how to properly sauce a pizza.

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u/babyBear83 10d ago

Worked in a pizza place for a long time before. I got the pizza cutting down. People stand back and watch.

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u/tanaeolus 10d ago

I used to be really good at hand-tossing pizzas. Which was over 10 years ago now, so I'm not sure how'd I'd do today, but back then my boss told me I make beautiful pizzas.

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u/skroll 10d ago

I was out of the pizza game for over 16 years and went to cut breadsticks out of some dough. Was able to do the back/forth cutting thing and slice 8 pieces in about 2-3 seconds, like it was yesterday.

You could probably do the same. That muscle memory never really seems to go away.

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u/The69LTD 10d ago

Not pizza, but I used to be a barista for many years and was pretty good at latte art. Hadn't made a latte in years and my first go not too long ago I poured a pretty damn good tulip. Muscle memory goes a long way

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u/Bicdut 10d ago

This is why I don't like fresh costco slices. Something about the heat lamp and time helps.

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u/hamasho 10d ago

Yeah but how about CHEESE though!? It's the only important thing.

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u/TheySayImZack 10d ago

I get wicked shits from this, but I love it. I told my wife it was like $9/pie so she said get two (and I did) and came home. She loved it, so did I so, did the kids. My wife is a health nut so she looked at the nutritional value on her phone, and got up and threw her slice out.

I love the taste, but the fat + salt contents upset these lunatics that are trying to have 0% of body fat. I'd rather live to 80 and eat well rather than live to 85 and not have Costco pizza once in a while.

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u/Organicgrowth 10d ago

Fat and salt tastes good because they helped us survive in caveman times

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u/Hoofuhlicious 10d ago

It's beautiful

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u/iamthecavalrycaptain 10d ago

Like a 3d printer, but with a single layer. 2d printer?

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u/rdldr1 10d ago

Worst record playback of all time. Could barely hear the music.

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u/yourballsareshowing_ 10d ago

Mmmmm.. auto sauce.. 🤤