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Old Oct 24th 2005, 1:49 pm
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Interesting article about how McDonalds are putting more information about how their food is prepared online and making more open to the public.

http://money.cnn.com/2005/10/24/news...reut/index.htm

Personally, I think McDonalds is just plain boring. Most stores rely on cheap labor so what pictures I see in the ADS are never matched in the store (why should I expect any different).

I maybe eat one every 3 months and even my teenagers would prefer a home cooked, mince, mash and beans..

Just my 2 cents but I was wondering, has McDonalds has it's day...
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Old Oct 24th 2005, 2:04 pm
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Interesting article about how McDonalds are putting more information about how their food is prepared online and making more open to the public.

http://money.cnn.com/2005/10/24/news...reut/index.htm

Personally, I think McDonalds is just plain boring. Most stores rely on cheap labor so what pictures I see in the ADS are never matched in the store (why should I expect any different).

I maybe eat one every 3 months and even my teenagers would prefer a home cooked, mince, mash and beans..

Just my 2 cents but I was wondering, has McDonalds has it's day...

only macdonalds food i like is the breakfast and the ice cream

burgers have no taste and poor texture, fries are crap also

i think wendys has much better choice and flavour
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I pefer Wendy's m'self too!

I like the baked spuds!
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Old Oct 24th 2005, 2:43 pm
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I pefer Wendy's m'self too!

I like the baked spuds!
Wendy's kicks *ss.
Big fan of the chilli and the spicy bacon cheddar ranch chicken burger.

Used to only go to mcd's at home for breakie but have yet to try it here. Somehow I doubt that they'll be able to rustle me up a bacon and sausage mcmuffin with cheese and brown sauce.
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Wendy's kicks *ss.
Big fan of the chilli and the spicy bacon cheddar ranch chicken burger.

Used to only go to mcd's at home for breakie but have yet to try it here. Somehow I doubt that they'll be able to rustle me up a bacon and sausage mcmuffin with cheese and brown sauce.

Jack in the Box kicks butt ....Sourdough Jack and the Bacon Cheeseburger Ciabata are excellent!....much nicer than anything McD's serve up.

Whattaburger is the local favourite...we went there once and hated it though, must be an acquired taste.
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they are all crap
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If I have to eat fast food, Wendy's is the place, especially the baked potato, but the chili .... no way, that's not chili, at least not here in Texas!

Or maybe they were having a bad day when I ordered it, but that watery substance with vegtables floating around in it is not what Texans call chili :-)

Originally Posted by BigDavyG
Wendy's kicks *ss.
Big fan of the chilli and the spicy bacon cheddar ranch chicken burger.

Used to only go to mcd's at home for breakie but have yet to try it here. Somehow I doubt that they'll be able to rustle me up a bacon and sausage mcmuffin with cheese and brown sauce.
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Originally Posted by paul_TX
Jack in the Box kicks butt ....Sourdough Jack and the Bacon Cheeseburger Ciabata are excellent!....much nicer than anything McD's serve up..
oooh

i know each to his own but everyone i know, is not just indifferent about jack in the box, they actually hate it

after having an 'ultimate cheeseburger' i can see why - completely rank

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Originally Posted by BritGuyTN
oooh

i know each to his own but everyone i know, is not just indifferent about jack in the box, they actually hate it

after having an 'ultimate cheeseburger' i can see why - completely rank

greasy nasty [email protected] - i actually only ate half
Can't stand Wendys or McDons, Sonic is my choice
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Originally Posted by paul_TX
Jack in the Box kicks butt ....Sourdough
Sourdough - who invented that junk - it's bad enough you can't easily get nice fresh crusty bread but sour-dough - YUCK......
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Originally Posted by franc11s
Sourdough - who invented that junk - it's bad enough you can't easily get nice fresh crusty bread but sour-dough - YUCK......

at least it isn't sweet though
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Originally Posted by Britdrinker
If I have to eat fast food, Wendy's is the place, especially the baked potato,
Damn.. sounds good .. but I am banned from all Wendys shops ..

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Default Re: Did somebody say McDonalds

Originally Posted by franc11s
Interesting article about how McDonalds are putting more information about how their food is prepared online and making more open to the public.

http://money.cnn.com/2005/10/24/news...reut/index.htm

Personally, I think McDonalds is just plain boring. Most stores rely on cheap labor so what pictures I see in the ADS are never matched in the store (why should I expect any different).

I maybe eat one every 3 months and even my teenagers would prefer a home cooked, mince, mash and beans..

Just my 2 cents but I was wondering, has McDonalds has it's day...

I wouldn't eat mickie d's (see I'm learning the lingo) if I was starving to death. I could count the number of burgers I've had (containing "beef") on one hand, and none of those have been in the last 15 years. McDonalds will continue to succeed though. Its part of the culture here.
If you're in Texas, whataburger are pretty good. The shakes and grilled chicked sandwiches are good
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the apple pies weren't bad....and those student cards for the free cheese burgers..hmmmm

But overall, a bit pants...but convenient now and again when your in a rush...
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and those student cards for the free cheese burgers..hmmmm
Strange tastes bob!! I'd have exchanged them and eaten the free cheeseburgers!!
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