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Back in the day, a big night out for my family was a trip to Red Lobster for all-you-can-eat King Crab. Boy, we could really do some damage on those nights. Correct me if I’m wrong, but I don’t think they do this anymore, having long ago switched to the cheaper Snow Crab. I truly think my family is responsible for this. As a 7 year old, I could easily plow through 3 platters myself. No joke. We don’t mess around when it comes to King Crab and knew all the tricks to get the sweet tender crab meat from the sharp, stubborn shells so the platters kept coming. Above all, the key to maximizing your crab-ability was to stay focused and not be distracted as the server plied you with various sides and cheap fill-ups. Dirty tricks, I say. Free beverage refills? Not listening. Salad? No. Soup? Go away. Hush Puppies? Noo…. Wait a minute. Come back here.

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