Shutting Down The Buffet

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I've come across mention here of the 70s park gang culture in Vancouver and since there seems to be some interest I thought I would relay my own experiences. Full disclosure: I was not in a 'park gang' per se, but a rather more informal gang of food enthusiasts. Known variously as 'the Two Hundred Club' or 'The Out To Brunch Bunch' out of South Surrey/White Rock, our little band of husky gentlemen became the scourge of owners and managers of every all-you-can-eat buffet style eatery in the region. The very sight of our '68 blue elongated Ford Econoline club van in the parking lot sent chills down the spines of many an unlucky restaurateur.

Indeed, our simple presence limbering up in our matching club comfort-fit 70s addidas athletic suits the parking lot of the Great Wall Chinese Restaurant on 104th Ave in Surrey after having laid waste to the place in two or three earlier 'sessions' was enough to send the owner (a small frail Chinese gentleman) storming into the parking lot with a broom berating us and threatening to call the police and have us arrested. Once we had exhausted all the local haunts we spread our special brand of mayhem throughout the region, even dipping across the border to terrorize buffets in Northwest Washington. Such were the halcyon days of the youthful Megaterio Llamas and this thread is in that special Old Vancouver spirit ;)
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Things can get testy when folks is hungry


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Shutting a place down singlehandedly is no mean task.

This gentlemen has achieved something noteworthy here...


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Frantic action in Asian in the shrimp discipline.


*Note the double plate technique being utilized here.

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A Chinese jumbo shrimp battle royal free for all. This kind of intense action is seldom seen on the North American circuit:


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A fruit free for all:




Big ladies gettin' to it:

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He shut er down :D


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It's a one hour all you can eat challenge. Sounds like fun!

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This one is for the carnivores.

Ninety minute time limit. Enjoy ;)


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Tiny Tim accepts the Taco Bell Big Box Challenge :D


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Megaterio Llamas wrote: Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:32 pm I've come across mention here of the 70s park gang culture in Vancouver and since there seems to be some interest I thought I would relay my own experiences. Full disclosure: I was not in a 'park gang' per se, but a rather more informal gang of food enthusiasts. Known variously as 'the Two Hundred Club' or 'The Out To Brunch Bunch' out of South Surrey/White Rock, our little band of husky gentlemen became the scourge of owners and managers of every all-you-can-eat buffet style eatery in the region. The very sight of our '68 blue elongated Ford Econoline club van in the parking lot sent chills down the spines of many an unlucky restaurateur.

Indeed, our simple presence limbering up in our matching club comfort-fit 70s addidas athletic suits the parking lot of the Great Wall Chinese Restaurant on 104th Ave in Surrey after having laid waste to the place in two or three earlier 'sessions' was enough to send the owner (a small frail Chinese gentleman) storming into the parking lot with a broom berating us and threatening to call the police and have us arrested. Once we had exhausted all the local haunts we spread our special brand of mayhem throughout the region, even dipping across the border to terrorize buffets in Northwest Washington. Such were the halcyon days of the youthful Megaterio Llamas and this thread is in that special Old Vancouver spirit ;)
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