Are Dips Mandatory?

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#1 Posted by Mistyshadow (293 posts) -

To enjoy a pizza must it come with dips? I personally love Panago's and Dominoes dips, they're awesome.

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#2 Edited by Mike (17080 posts) -

Blasphemy!  Although with Dominoes Pizza, at least if you use dip you're covering up the taste of their crappy pizza.

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#3 Posted by Dalai (7864 posts) -

Yes to dipping... as long as you only dip the crust.

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#4 Posted by Vinchenzo (6464 posts) -

No dipping. If you need a dip, you're eating the wrong kind of pizza that does not have fresh ingredients. As a man with the username Vinchenzo, you should trust my word.

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#5 Posted by TheGreatGuero (8882 posts) -

Absolutely not mandatory, but I am not against it. I think pizza is most excellent with ranch dressing.

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#6 Posted by Cube (4385 posts) -
TheGreatGuero said:
"Absolutely not mandatory, but I am not against it. I think pizza is most excellent with ranch dressing."
What he said.


Ranch dressing, in my opinion, is perfect on pepperoni pizza (cheap pizza...Little Caesar's or something).
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#7 Posted by AURON570 (1778 posts) -

not mandatory. and i always thought dip was for the crust, until i saw a friend of mine pour it all over his pizza. i still only use it for crust. -.-

btw note: everyone's taste buds are different! i say if someone enjoys eating something, by all means! xD

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#8 Posted by Arkthemaniac (6872 posts) -

I dip any pizza in ranch dressing. It's the best thing I've ever had.
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#9 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1933 posts) -

It's not required, but it helps. I've started going to a place that offers a brush of olive oil on the crust instead of a dip, which is actually REALLY good.

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#10 Posted by Andorski (5476 posts) -

Not mandatory, but preferential when eating the crust.

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#11 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

Dip is good with thick crust pizza, but I always get thin, so I don't often find myself with 'em. And I go with marinara, because it's usually the least gross. Not original or anything, but it's a safe choice. 

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#12 Posted by AndrewB (7814 posts) -

You guys are eating Pizza wrong if you're using dips.

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#13 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1933 posts) -
@XII_Sniper said:
" Dip is good with thick crust pizza, but I always get thin, so I don't often find myself with 'em. And I go with marinara, because it's usually the least gross. Not original or anything, but it's a safe choice.  "
What's wrong with garlic (or any other alternative dip)?
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#14 Posted by masternater27 (939 posts) -

Not mandatory, but they definitely can add value.  I'd have to second the thoughts of only dipping the crust though with the exception being you have a bacon ranch dip that's actually made with bacon, not just flavoring or some shit.  But that's a pretty specific instance.

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#15 Posted by SoulEdgeSlayer (547 posts) -

Not mandatory. I love the crust of pizza so much, I eat my slices crust first. By the end of the slice, I don't have anything to dip. -_-
 
Although, whenever I actually have ranch available when I get pizza (and I don't have to search for it), I'm not against taking a few dipped bites.

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#16 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -
@UnsolvedParadox said:
" @XII_Sniper said:
" Dip is good with thick crust pizza, but I always get thin, so I don't often find myself with 'em. And I go with marinara, because it's usually the least gross. Not original or anything, but it's a safe choice.  "
What's wrong with garlic (or any other alternative dip)? "
Well I feel like those flavors are waaay over processed. Marinara's just tomato sauce, the rest looks like it's been manufactured. 
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#17 Posted by Seraphim2150 (396 posts) -

No dipping for me

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#18 Posted by ninjakiller (3427 posts) -
Dips are ok, really depends on if you're eating crappy pizza or not. 
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#19 Edited by guiseppe (2843 posts) -

Dipping pizza? This is indeed a crazy world we live in.

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#20 Posted by VWGTI (1946 posts) -

I dip the crust in ranch from time to time. It's quite delicious. Never the actual pizza part though.

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#21 Posted by Jimbo_N (1475 posts) -

I don´t know that you can even get dips for pizzas anywhere in this country. Only sauces to have ON the pizza. That on the other hand is a must!

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#22 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1933 posts) -
@XII_Sniper said:
" @UnsolvedParadox said:
" @XII_Sniper said:
" Dip is good with thick crust pizza, but I always get thin, so I don't often find myself with 'em. And I go with marinara, because it's usually the least gross. Not original or anything, but it's a safe choice.  "
What's wrong with garlic (or any other alternative dip)? "
Well I feel like those flavors are waaay over processed. Marinara's just tomato sauce, the rest looks like it's been manufactured.  "
Alright, that's fair...if you can get a brush of olive oil on your crust, I think you'll like it.
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#23 Posted by trophyhunter (6038 posts) -

dipping pizza?? 
what the fuck kind of pizza are you people into?

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#24 Posted by Little_Socrates (5844 posts) -

I know some people dip pizza, and I can accept it, but I'm from Chicago, so we don't really have a means to if we've got the deep dish going down.

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#25 Edited by OmegaChosen (658 posts) -

I do it only sparingly, on the rare occasions I get Papa John's which gives you a free garlic dip with every pizza.
 
What, I'm not supposed to use it? Pfft. 
 
But yeah, all the other times no, since they want me to pay an extra 50 cents for it and forget that.

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#26 Posted by LiquidS (979 posts) -
@UnsolvedParadox:
Another good alternative for crust is to brush thai sweet chilli sauce on before cooking, only really good for non-traditional pizzas but olive oil & minced garlic for standard pizzas. 
 
But dips from Dominos, Pizza Hut etc I find disgusting, so no dipping for me.
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#27 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1933 posts) -
@LiquidS said:
" @UnsolvedParadox: Another good alternative for crust is to brush thai sweet chilli sauce on before cooking, only really good for non-traditional pizzas but olive oil & minced garlic for standard pizzas.  But dips from Dominos, Pizza Hut etc I find disgusting, so no dipping for me. "
Mmm....
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#28 Posted by Kohe321 (3570 posts) -

I do not dip the pizza, I pour dip over it. And yes, it's mandatory.

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#29 Edited by Meowayne (6168 posts) -
@Mistyshadow said:

" To enjoy a pizza must it come with dips? "

And that is why the world hates America.
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#30 Posted by Vinchenzo (6464 posts) -
@Meowayne said:
" @Mistyshadow said:
" To enjoy a pizza must it come with dips? "
And that is wy the world hates America. "
And that is why America is fat. I live in America, and I'm tired of the fatties.
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#31 Posted by Griddler (3374 posts) -

Garlic and herb dip <3

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#32 Posted by citizenkane (10873 posts) -

It actually should be mandatory for you to eat pizza without dips.

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#33 Posted by CaptainObvious (2993 posts) -

I eat pizza with ketchup. 

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#34 Edited by Meltac (2008 posts) -

I have never heard of dipping your pizza? Sounds pretty disgusting.

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#35 Posted by LiquidS (979 posts) -
@Vinchenzo said:
And that is why America is fat. I live in America, and I'm tired of the fatties. "
 On Colbert last night there was a report that America hasn't gotten fatter in the last five years because they can't physically get any fatter. So your inluck.
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#36 Posted by JokerClown88 (1107 posts) -

The only "dip" that is acceptable with pizza is Ranch Dressing.  Even then, only a small amount is needed.  Other then that, NOTHING!!!
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#37 Posted by rjayb89 (7810 posts) -

I want pizza right now and it's almost 8am where I am.  I will revisit this idea later today.

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#38 Posted by Kiemoe (1094 posts) -

No dips.

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#39 Posted by UnsolvedParadox (1933 posts) -
@XII_Sniper said:
" @UnsolvedParadox said:
" @XII_Sniper said:
" Dip is good with thick crust pizza, but I always get thin, so I don't often find myself with 'em. And I go with marinara, because it's usually the least gross. Not original or anything, but it's a safe choice.  "
What's wrong with garlic (or any other alternative dip)? "
Well I feel like those flavors are waaay over processed. Marinara's just tomato sauce, the rest looks like it's been manufactured.  "
I think that's a problem with quality rather than an inherent flaw with the flavours, but I see where you're coming from.
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#40 Posted by Jadeskye (4392 posts) -

Crusts only!

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#41 Posted by GunnBjorn (2905 posts) -

I like my pizzas simple, with a few basic topics like tomatoes, cheese, onion, paprika and olives, accompanied with garlic sauce. 
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#42 Posted by Tordah (2583 posts) -

Dips with pizza? o_O Never heard of such a thing before.

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#43 Posted by onimonkii (2564 posts) -

no
 
but a garlic dip if the mood strikes is ok

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#44 Posted by Scooper (7920 posts) -

Hmm.. Sometime's I'll have ketchup with my pizza but most of the time I don't want any dips. A good pizza doesn't need a dip
 
 
OHHHHHHHH DIP!!!!!!!!!!!

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#45 Posted by CptBedlam (4512 posts) -

 Dip for Pizza? What kind of gross and twisted food abomination is that?

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#46 Posted by Castro (942 posts) -

Personally, I've never heard of dipping the pizza (slices, not the whole pizza) in a "dip" BUT, I have dipped the crust in marinara sauce or whatever. If the pizza is really shitty, then it's nice to have the sauce to dip your crust in. If it's a good pizza, there shouldn't be any need to.
 
Also, I used to loathe Dominos Pizza, but the new recipe isn't that bad. Really, it's not bad at all. I could eat that shit inside and out. I did, in fact. No dipping sauce.

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#47 Posted by SamStrife (1330 posts) -

I have my pizza with Mayonnaise.  I'm the only person I know who does, but it's gorgeous, so try talking me out of it.  Better yet, try it yourselves =p

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#48 Posted by yoyokid (140 posts) -

no dips are not mandatory and are frowned on actually. i had my first dip around a year ago with papa johns and didnt care for it. if the pizza is good enough it doesnt need to be dipped go to reportorial pizza places. not crappy places. i know its hard to find them in some parts of the country unlike me in the highest percaptia pizza place in America.

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#49 Posted by c1337us (5877 posts) -

Urgh, fuckin' no, just no Ok.

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#50 Posted by Sinatra (216 posts) -

I just use ranch to dip my pizza in. 

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