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View Poll Results: Which do you prefer?
Crab Legs 24 35.29%
Lobster Tails 22 32.35%
Both 18 26.47%
Neither 4 5.88%
Voters: 68. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 01-07-2013, 09:55 PM
 
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I have to say I'm a crab leg person. Even though they both taste similar to me, the texture is more to my liking for crab legs and they are less expensive. So please share which is your favorite and why.
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Old 01-07-2013, 09:56 PM
 
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I have to say I'm a crab leg person. Even though they both taste similar to me, the texture is more to my liking for crab legs and they are less expensive. So please share which is your favorite and why.
Same here, especially KING CRAB - Yum - oh!
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:28 PM
 
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I love both dearly, however I would say that I prefer lobster. For one, it is much less work for much more yield on the meat generally with a lobster. The other reason is probably just more rarity. Crab is something I have much more of, and so lobster is seen more as a special treat that if I were to choose between the two I would go for it.
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Old 01-07-2013, 10:55 PM
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Location: Wonderland
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I like both, but king crab legs are more dependably tender and juicy than lobster tails are. Nothing makes me madder than to lay out all that money for lobster and then have a tough lobster tail to contend with.

Bring me a pound of king crab legs ANY DAY!

LET'S GET CRACKIN'!
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Old 01-07-2013, 11:07 PM
 
Location: The Triangle
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I love both but lobster has the edge.
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Old 01-08-2013, 04:31 AM
 
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I love both. But if I had to choose between the two, it would have to be crab legs.
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:13 AM
 
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We will take snow crab legs over lobster. Price is a big factor for us.

The crab legs are fun for the kids and I to eat at home, and at home only! It's a messy job.

Now if we could get "cheap" lobster like the news was talking about all yr, maybe different answer.
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Old 01-08-2013, 05:39 AM
 
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Love both but if price isnt a factor Lobster is a whole lot easier to deal with.
Local restaurant has an all you can eat King Crab every Tuesday night, my arms and wrists usually give up before my stomach does..
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Old 01-08-2013, 06:59 AM
 
Location: EPWV
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When I first read the question, I thought uh, oh this is gonna be a tough decision. However, since you provided both as a viable option, I took it

Crab legs are much more easier to come by though.
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Old 01-08-2013, 07:06 AM
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Location: Islip,NY
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Lobster tails for me, Though I eat crab meat believe it or not I have never eaten crab legs because I cannot be bothered with the shell and all, lobster tail is easier.
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