Want free wings? Bring a photo of your ex to Hooters on Valentine's Day

No, seriously. It's a thing.

click to enlarge On V-Day at Hooters, relieving some heartache results in a free basket of boneless wings. - Courtesy of Hooters
Courtesy of Hooters
On V-Day at Hooters, relieving some heartache results in a free basket of boneless wings.

Hooters doesn't want to see anyone wallowing over love lost on Valentine's Day. They want to see you downing chicken wings.

Enter the Clearwater-founded restaurant chain's "Shred Your Ex" policy, in which an annual freebie is given to those who choose to, well, relieve some of their heartache.

All diners have to do is print out a photograph of their exes (or take it out of that tucked-away shoe box), bring it to a participating Hooters location on Wednesday, let a server know, and then destroy the picture in-house. Their closure will result in a complimentary basket of 10 boneless wings — after an initial purchase of 10 boneless wings is made, of course.

But Hooters gets that V-Day might be a hoodie and sweatpants kind of occasion for some. That's why the chain also allows folks placing an online order to nix a photo their exes by digitally shredding, burning, burying or shooting darts at it for a free wings coupon.

See? And you thought you'd have to spend the upcoming holiday cursing the happiness of others.

About The Author

Addison LoPiccolo

Addison LoPiccolo is an undergraduate at the University of South Florida. She studies English and history, and dabbles in some creative writing every now and then.

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