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Chick-fil-A opens to long lines in Commack

Crowds of Long Islanders turned out Thursday morning, Nov. 3, 2016, for the grand opening of the new Chick-fil-A in Commack.

The first 100 people in line win free Chick-fil-A meals for a year — that’s 52 chicken sandwiches, waffle fries and medium drinks.

People wait in the parking lot for the
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People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People are greeted by a cow as they
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People are greeted by a cow as they wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Zack Vogel, 19 of Commack, reads on his
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Zack Vogel, 19, of Commack, kills some time with his laptop as he waits in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Vogel waited from 9 p.m. Wednesday night.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People camp out in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People camp out in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Nicholas Scala, 22, from Smithtown, was first in
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Nicholas Scala, 22, from Smithtown, was first in line as he is greeted by the store operator Bryan Beasley during the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Scala arrived at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

Store operator Brad Beasley takes a selfie with
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Store operator Bryan Beasley takes a selfie with people in line during the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Store operator Brad Beasley greets patrons during the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Store operator Bryan Beasley greets patrons during the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Gus Mencos, 40 eats pizza as he waits
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Gus Mencos, 40, has a snack as he waits in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People camp out in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Nicholas Scala, 22, right, from Smithtown, was first
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Nicholas Scala, 22, right, from Smithtown, was first in line in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016. Scala arrived at 4:45 a.m. on Wednesday.

People wait in the parking lot for the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

People wait in the parking lot for the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

Store operator Brad Beasley greets patrons during the
Photo Credit: Ed Betz

Store operator Bryan Beasley greets patrons during the grand opening of Chick-fil-A in Commack, Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016.

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