A plaque remaining from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem.

Above, a 1934 plaque from the Big Apple Night Club at West 135th Street and Seventh Avenue in Harlem. Discarded as trash in 2006. Now a Popeye's fast food restaurant on Google Maps.

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Entry from June 24, 2020
“It’s about time I got out of this cookie” (fortune cookie message)

A jocular fortune cookie message, “It’s about time I got out of that/this cookie,” has been printed on many images.

“Fortune cookie message: ‘It’s about time I got out of this cookie’” was printed in the Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution on April 6, 2006. “Its about time I got out of that cookie” was posted on the newsgroup Palace of Adult Humor on October 3, 2006.


Newspapers.com
6 April 2006, Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution, “The Vent,” pg. P34, col. 3:
Fortune cookie message: “It’s about time I got out of this cookie.”

Google Groups: Palace of Adult Humor
Kookie Fortune Cookies
Dangermo...@aol.com
10/3/06
(...)
“Its about time I got out of that cookie.”
(sent in by Michael-Asheville, NC)

16 January 2007, Bismarck (ND) Tribune, Red Sneaker at Bismarck Blogs, pg. A3: 
Recently, I was enjoying a fortune cookie from the China Wok restaurant in Mandan, and I had a thought. There are writers who make up the sayings inside these cookies. I could be one of those people, but I may be a bit too honest. Here’s my first batch of fortunes:
(...)
“It’s about time I got out of that cookie.”

Twitter
smorris
@SWMorris
Got the funniest fortune cookie.  Wait for it.  “About time I got out of that cookie”
6:15 PM · Sep 30, 2008·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Linnea Johnson (she/her/hers)
@leonnea
Replying to @melistocrat
@melistocrat Best fortune cookie I have ever gotten - “About time I got out of that cookie.” =)
4:35 PM · Nov 6, 2008·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
whitd
@deejayrubadub
Fortune in fortune cookie: “about time I got out of this cookie”
6:54 PM · Aug 27, 2009·Twitter Web Client

Twitter
Denise Fortowsky
@challymama
Heehee, my son just opened a fortune cookie and the paper ‘fortune’ said “it’s about time I got out of this cookie”.
10:44 PM · May 31, 2012·Twitter for iPhone

The Daily Meal
The 14 Funniest Fortune Cookie Fortunes Ever Found Slideshow
July 24, 2015
By Carlton Jared Lockett
(...)
Fortune 1
About time I got out of that cookie.

Twitter
Thomas James
@ThomasJames1287
I once got a fortune cookie that said “it’s about time I got out of this cookie.”
10:20 PM · May 13, 2017·Twitter for iPhone

BuzzFeed
Jan 12, 2018
18 Fortune Cookies That Are More Funny Than They Are Accurate
“Next time, order the shrimp.”

by Kevin Smith
(...)
COMMENTS
carriew4935b4287
Once got a fortune that said “about time I got out of that cookie”

Twitter
Kïtty✿
@cozykittens
Replying to @Consenting
I once got a fortune cookie that said ‘it’s about time I got out of that cookie’
12:29 PM · Jun 13, 2020·Twitter for Android

Posted by Barry Popik
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