Dr Mumbo

Vegan Nazis of the Hunter Valley

As any social media guru will tell you, you should be very careful what you push out on the World Wide Web, and in particular social media, as it could come back to haunt you.

The owners of Hunter Valley burger restaurant Tuk Tuk have obviously never heard that particular piece of advice, after taking exception to a ‘tie dye’ t-shirt wearing Vegan coming into their establishment, the following was posted on its Facebook page:

Tuk Tuk facebook vegan bashing

The post verbatim:

“Well, we had our first ever vegan in yesterday, wearing a tie dyed Tshirt, I’m serious, didn’t matter that it was made in a Chinese sweat shop, but it was tie dyed, anyway it went as well as could be expected, she was very disappointed she didn’t have more vegan choices in a hamburger shop?, but settled on the falafel burger without yogurt and without butter….we informed her that the falafel pattie is cooked on the same grill as the beef, pork, lamb and chicken and therefore it may contain traces of slaughtered animals, she happily ate it anyway, guess she wasn’t that vegan after all, it’s a funny world.”

Unsurprisingly this ruffled some of the vegan community, who took the the restaurant’s Facebook page to voice their displeasure.

However, the owners were not backing down, replying to one poster who wrote “Do not mess with Vegans. EVER!!!!!”:

“But they are so easy to mess with, They lack physincal strength because of zero red meat in their diet!

“They are single minded and nazi like in their conviction!

“Their veganism was inspired by some tragic childhood event, or a divorce, or a car accident, or some crap.

“And the worst thing, from a chef’s point of view, is they cannot cook a vegetable to save their life, they are shit cooks, end of story, over and out.”

Dr Mumbo fears whoever has access to the social media hasn’t heard of the notion of stopping digging a deeper hole for yourself.

Eventually the post and comments on it were deleted, but not before they had been screen shotted and used in a new group – Tuk Tuk Hunter Valley Honest Reviews – where you can see them all laid out.

It also hosts some other shots from the site where the restaurant returned fire on someone leaving a complaint on Facebook describing them as “the epitome of a serial complainer”.

Several other ‘serial complainers’ have also taken to the restaurant’s Trip Advisor page to leave a series of less-than-flattering comments and reviews about the restaurant.

Still, at least they are celebrating reaching more than 1,000 likes on Facebook.

tuk tuk 1000 likes


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