Pittsburgh’s Sheetz store prank shows that their shoppers are as crazy as Wawa’s loyalists
As we all know, people in the Philadelphia area and more and more people in other parts of the Wawa territory are very enthusiastic about their love for this sacred convenience store. The brand has recently received a huge boost from Kate Winslet, “East City Mare” and “Saturday Night Live”, and Wawa’s collaboration with 2SP Brewing Co. has also greatly helped to make convenience stores in the minds of customers. s brand.
In recent years, there have been many reports about the competition between Wawa and Sheetz, the latter’s biggest supporter Probably Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, PennsylvaniaIn some ways, this is a classic game between Eastern Pennsylvania and Central and Western Pennsylvania. Football is not enough. We need to argue about who has a better convenience store.
All this is very interesting, but if Wawa supporters think they are a more stubborn group, then a story in Pittsburgh might question this.
University of Pittsburgh student daily “Pitt News”, Report On Thursday, some despicable pranksters hung up a fake “coming soon” sign on a campus near Sheetz in the Auckland area of ??the city.
If you go to Pete, you will know the “Sheetz vs. Wawa” debate. Although everyone has their own opinions on which is better, one thing is certain-Sheetz will not come to Auckland.https://t.co/cFMSScqTjO
-Pitt News (@ThePittNews) July 26, 2021
For a few days, the Pitt students and residents of Oakland had reason to believe that there was a Sheetz at 3500 Forbes Avenue, as evidenced by the discussion on Twitter.
I have been here for 4 years and have been begging @sheetz Opened a store on the Pitt campus in Auckland. I have been driving to the one 20 minutes away. I will move to a new place in 4 days and Sheetz just announced that they will open a shop opposite my home in Auckland?
-Matt Speck (@the_mattspeck24) July 25, 2021
Gosh, Pete got a sheet on campus?legendary
-Simon Clark (@SimonJClark_) July 25, 2021
Don’t quote me, but I heard that Sheetz in Auckland will be the only location for restaurants in the apartment building, such as PSU, rather than a real gas station.
-Jon (@PittLiberator) July 25, 2021
Um.They are driving one @sheetz At the Pitt campus in Auckland? Can I ask the Human Resources Department to put some of my checks on the absurd number of times I go there every week?
-??Steve?? (@SteveInTheBurgh) July 25, 2021
Yes, about that…
Via Pete News:
Harry Hammel, director of public relations and social media at Planit, Sheetz’s media relations agency, said that Sheetz has nothing to do with the logo posted and has no plans to develop it on the site.
“I can confirm that Sheetz is not planning to open a store at this address,” Hammel said. “These signs…inaccurate.”
In March, the Urban Planning Committee approved a plan to build approximately 300 market-priced apartments on the original gas station site.
People are excited about the new Sheetz and don’t understand the information well.
Who started rumors that a sheetz came to Pete, he should be rotting in hell, because all of us are fishing like that
-Anna (@carr0tgirl) July 26, 2021
Don’t give any students any ideas, but this is a practical”@sheetz Coming soon” banner at a future location in Reynoldsburg, Ohio.
— Anakin Forrest (@AnakinForrest) July 27, 2021
What if the bomb threat guy from a few years ago got out of jail, and his new method of intimidating Pete campus was to post the Sheetz logo?
— Chris Pick (@PantherLair) July 26, 2021
From thinking that we will eventually have a Sheetz in Oakland to not having one in one day is an emotional roller coaster I never prepared
-Barstool Pitt (@StoolPitt) July 26, 2021
Even now there seems to be a Fake Oakland Sheetz Twitter account to help people cope.
The people responsible for this prank have not yet revealed themselves, but they will definitely be immersed in a well-executed plan.
Perhaps Wawa fans take it for granted that they naturally become better supporters of the convenience store of their choice. There was some real heartbreak at the University of Pittsburgh this week.
The day someone pulls something like this in the Wawa Desert (Temple area, for example), Fairmount, or Northern Liberties in Philadelphia will be dark.