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Sat Aug 26, 2023, 11:26 AM Aug 2023

Things got complicated at McDonald's. Not a confrontational story. [View all]

First, in store advertising. Who doesn’t know about Big Mac’s?

Long drive thru line. It’d been a long time since I’d had an Egg McMuffin.

No ordering at the counter. Kiosk only. I knew this going in. It was very confusing to me. I saw an older couple ordering. They seemed to know what they were doing.
Egg McMuffin alone was $4.29. I kept touching the screen and ended up with hash browns and a small coffee. $8.02.

At one point I really didn’t know what to do. I’d ordered but the only options were

- 1 + if I wanted more than one.
Cancel. Add to order.

Uh, I don’t want to add to the order but I didn’t want to Cancel it and start all over. I hit Add. It then BECAME my order.
Oh. lightbulb moment

That’s how it works now I guess.

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After 1 month of McDonald's breakfasts I had to quit them delisen Aug 2023 #1
This was me and Starbucks Sympthsical Aug 2023 #6
Exactly ! nt delisen Aug 2023 #10
+1 dalton99a Aug 2023 #11
if you got a Starbucks every day stopdiggin Aug 2023 #15
I worked the phone app like it owed me money Sympthsical Aug 2023 #16
oh, I like your style! stopdiggin Aug 2023 #18
"Buy a drink during the witching hour on the sixth Tuesday after the wolf moon" Sympthsical Aug 2023 #20
We encountered kiosk ordering at MOMFUDSKI Aug 2023 #2
I lived very close to a Steak N Shake that closed its dining room during Covid. sinkingfeeling Aug 2023 #14
There's a funny video from a few years ago of kids trying Big Macs LisaM Aug 2023 #3
I occasionally go to the drive-thru to get badhair77 Aug 2023 #4
McMuffin's are big with the fitness crowd underpants Aug 2023 #13
Please don't google what a putrid, petri dish of ecoli and other bacteria those kiosks are maxrandb Aug 2023 #5
Like the door handle? edisdead Aug 2023 #8
+1. (how do you go through life .. ?) -(nt)- stopdiggin Aug 2023 #17
And yet somehow you figured out how to submit a post. edisdead Aug 2023 #7
Yay me! underpants Aug 2023 #12
Fast food got expensive Sympthsical Aug 2023 #9
We just started making our own ice cream. Arthur_Frain Aug 2023 #21
Our ice cream secret Sympthsical Aug 2023 #23
Thanks. Arthur_Frain Aug 2023 #24
As a rule I won't eat someplace that's gone to the new video menus. Arthur_Frain Aug 2023 #19
I tried ordering at a McD's kiosk about two years ago. lpbk2713 Aug 2023 #22
Sourdough Jack NowISeetheLight Aug 2023 #25
after reading all the posts on this thread onethatcares Aug 2023 #26
This was me at Wednesday at 1:00 PM. Pulled in to park.Parked car. There was a very long car line. debm55 Aug 2023 #27
I heard McDonalds is doing well using this type of advertising JI7 Aug 2023 #28
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