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The 16-person team behind Wendy’s routinely viral Twitter account are pushing it. Sure, we love it when they roast trolls and get blocked by Hardee’s, but #NugsGate was laborious and no one needs a fast food conglomerate’s take on Twin Peaks. That said, the prospect of a Reddit AMA with the gang was intriguing, if only for the inevitable digs at McDonald’s, who have endured the brunt of their jabs.

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Oh, and dig they did.

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But they’re not all snark. The Wendy’s team was more than willing to shout out some of their competitors, whether it be for meeting them on their level or their taste in “sweet anime and video game stuff.” (They’re also as big of fans of the Moonpie Twitter account as we are.)

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And lest you question the Wendy’s nerd credentials, they’re out here owning up to their love of Runescape and name-dropping Gengar .

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Of course, we’re here for the burns and at least a few Redditors found themselves logging off with scorched digits.

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Randall Colburn is The A.V. Club's Internet Culture Editor. He lives in Chicago, occasionally writes plays, and was a talking head in Best Worst Movie, the documentary about Troll 2.

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