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Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is back, and people are freaking out online

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Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is back.
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  • Popeyes’ chicken sandwich is once again gracing the fast-food chain’s menu, as of Sunday, November 3.
  • The Louisiana-style fast-food eatery previously came for Chick-fil-A’s crown by introducing a limited-edition chicken sandwich in August.
  • Fans of Popeyes are now taking to social media to celebrate the return of the prodigal chicken sandwich.
  • Others offered up support for Popeyes employees who had to contend with frustrated customers and ingredient shortages during the menu item’s initial August run.
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The return of Popeyes’ chicken sandwich has got fans running around like the proverbial decapitated poultry.

After entering into the Chicken Sandwich Wars this August, Popeyes attracted a carnivorous horde of customers eager for more. And starting on Sunday, when Popeyes reintroduced its chicken sandwich to the menu, those diners’ deep-fried prayers were answered.

Fans took to social media to praise the chicken sandwiches, post memes, and poke fun at Popeyes rival Chick-fil-A.

—Mycah Hatfield (@MycahABC13) November 3, 2019

—Austin Ryan | Rosé Out Now (@imaustinryan) November 3, 2019

—Josh Jordan (@NumbersMuncher) November 3, 2019

—Clint Smith (@ClintSmithIII) November 4, 2019

—Meena Harris (@meenaharris) November 3, 2019

—Meena Harris (@meenaharris) November 3, 2019

Others sought to highlight the plight of Popeyes workers. Employees previously told Business Insider that the limited-edition chicken sandwich sparked angry mobs and ingredient shortages.

—Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) November 3, 2019

—Evan (@EvanGonzalez_) November 4, 2019

—coby white fan page (@jefehuey) November 3, 2019

—Anthony Moore (@AllThatandMoore) November 3, 2019


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