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If I'm not mistake, Japan has a huge vending machine/automat food culture. They have large, almost like food courts, dedicated to these machines and areas to dine. They even have some that are staffed where cooks prepare fresh meals to then place in the machines as people buy them.

I think a similar concept as a niche would be popular, maybe go a smaller, high end food, to draw in the diners. But then try a more utilitarian version after people have warmed to the concept

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Bring FEBO to KC!

https://www.febo.nl/

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I worked at a major medical center in NYC. It sucks that the cafeteria closes in most of them by 7 pm. I think Truman closes at 5 pm. The night shift workers, and family members who stay near their loved ones all night, are stuck with a limited vending machine offering that is often junk food. If you have a family member in serious condition for weeks, the vending machine situation gets old fast.

I had a friend at North Kansas City hospital and I used to go every night to keep him company. I would often have to bring in my own food since I arrived around 5-6 pm. For a while, he was often going to the emergency room frequently, and I would wait hours there as well. The vending machine food sucked. And for people on specific diets, most of the food is off-limits. I've always found that strange. A hospital should be about health, yet much of the food available after hours is very unhealthy.

I would think an automat-type situation would also work in college dorm cafeterias.

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Eon Blue wrote:
Mon Sep 13, 2021 1:20 pm
Bring FEBO to KC!

https://www.febo.nl/
What is so special about FEBO?

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FangKC wrote:
Mon Sep 13, 2021 2:25 pm

What is so special about FEBO?
- It's an automat
- AFAIK it's not found outside of The Netherlands so we could make it a tourist attraction
- It's Dutch, so maybe it will subconsciously implant progressive transportation ideals into people who eat there
- I'm amused by it

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Has this project started going vertical yet?

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there were columns in the air a few weeks ago

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normalthings wrote:
Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:08 pm
there were columns in the air a few weeks ago
Not cranes I mean like the actual structure of the building

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DaveKCMO wrote:
Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:22 pm
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Not sure if this was already posted but the threelight site has been updated.

https://threelightkc.com/

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Thanks for the link. I like the change in building design 2/3 the way up. Makes it more interesting.

Does KCRag get all the credit for the 3 vs. THREE or just the majority?

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KCPowercat wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:50 pm
Thanks for the link. I like the change in building design 2/3 the way up. Makes it more interesting.

Does KCRag get all the credit for the 3 vs. THREE or just the majority?
Why should we be humble now? :lol:
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Anthony_Hugo98 wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 2:26 pm
KCPowercat wrote:
Fri Sep 17, 2021 1:50 pm
Thanks for the link. I like the change in building design 2/3 the way up. Makes it more interesting.

Does KCRag get all the credit for the 3 vs. THREE or just the majority?
humble
What does that word mean?

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What were the changes in the website?

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This is a couple of weeks ago

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Official ground breaking ceremony will be October 15th.

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DColeKC wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:03 pm
Official ground breaking ceremony will be October 15th.
?? Why so late?

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Riverite wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:16 pm
DColeKC wrote:
Wed Sep 22, 2021 12:03 pm
Official ground breaking ceremony will be October 15th.
?? Why so late?
Scheduling conflicts, HUD conflicts and all that, so even though construction is well under-way, they want to still have an official ceremony.

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