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Sad anniversary today.
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McDonald’s opened on this date.
April 15, 2022 at 5:22 PM #482418gordyflParticipant
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I remember when the first McDonald’s opened in my neighborhood. I had never eaten a McDonald’s burger before. We had a couple of other fast food burger joints in the neighborhood almost identical to McDonald’s. One family owned. The other a franchise called “Wetson’s”. When I ate my first McDonald’s burger, I didn’t like it. Unlike the other places, they put mustard (and ketchup) on their burgers. Mustard? I told my friends that this McDonald’s is not going to last. As time went by I watched the sign say “One Million Sold”, then “Two Million Sold”, etc.
I grew accustomed to mustard and ketchup on burgers and actually liked it. The other two hamburger joints went out of business as McDonald’s remained. Some of my friends worked there during their school years. One stayed there and became a manager.
I saw the movie “The Founder” starring Michael Keaton and enjoyed the movie.
May 27, 2022 at 4:39 AM #488788GryneosParticipant
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I can remember getting the mustard-burger at Whataburger growing up (when they had that A-frame style building and were often drive up like Sonic today) along with lots of chopped onions. Heaven!
But, ketchup on a burger? Never. That’s a northern thing. Ketchup only goes on fries, and meatloaf for some reason 😄
Meat isn’t on the menu anymore, but I still use mustard with the faux meats I like. Maybe it’s just a Texas thing 🙂
The people-to-cake ratio is too high.
May 27, 2022 at 9:36 AM #488796djean111Participant
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Except, for no reason I can think of, scrapple. Scrapple fried until it is crisp and brown on the outside. I love a nice medium rare burger with Dijon mustard and plenty of black pepper and maybe a whisp of garlic, though, but not likely to show up at McDonald’s. Anyway, when I was growing up, we were too poor to have a car OR go to McDonald’s, so I never went to fast food places until I was married and moved from Philly (Charlie’s Hamburgers, in Delaware County, PA, was the mecca for burgers when I started working, and one did not EVER mention ketchup when ordering.), to central Illinois, and then I became a Steak’n’Shake fan. Still no ketchup. I have tried Big Macs, but the “special sauce” always disagrees with my digestive system.
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April 15, 2022 at 5:40 PM #482421
April 15, 2022 at 6:13 PM #482425GZeusHParticipant
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Hitler 1944: Kiev is to be held to the last man.
Biden 2022: Kiev is to be held to the last Ukrainian.
April 15, 2022 at 7:43 PM #482438
April 15, 2022 at 10:18 PM #482469jbnwParticipant
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I’ve even eaten at McDonalds in Ukraine and Russia. It also does taste better there – both countries have stricter rules on preservatives and food quality.
April 15, 2022 at 11:46 PM #482482SatanParticipant
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Downside is they don’t have cheeseburgers. as if that dayglo orange stuff McDonalds uses actually has any dairy content in it?
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