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McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:10 pm

I am outraged! McDonalds has ripped of Apple's iPhone product sizing strategy:

http://news.mcdonalds.com/US/news-stori ... ers-Inspir

http://www.apple.com/ca/iphone/compare/
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:17 pm

Meh:

The Grand Mac is a BK Double Whopper and the Mac Jr is a BK Junior Whopper. If McD is chasing BK, they've lost.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:19 pm

I'd kill for a Grand Mac right now. My digestive system would pay for it later.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:21 pm

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I'd kill for a Grand Mac right now. My digestive system would pay for it later.

As long as it doesn't have that 100% chemical "char-broiled" flavor that just sickens me at the first bite of a BK burger.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:24 pm

Hey, offering a bazillion different permutations of the same limited set of ingredients seems to have worked out well for Taco Bell...
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:27 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Hey, offering a bazillion different permutations of the same limited set of ingredients seems to have worked out well for Taco Bell...

I simply cannot get that drunk anymore, especially if it's a solo mission.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:31 pm

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I simply cannot get that drunk anymore, especially if it's a solo mission.

That's a sign of progress, no doubt.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:33 pm

just brew it! wrote:
Hey, offering a bazillion different permutations of the same limited set of ingredients seems to have worked out well for Taco Bell...

At least the textures and/or preparation are slightly different, I feel like Taco Bell sorta gets away with it. Tim Horton's, on the other hand... their floppy shoe-bacon, rubber buns & bread, cellophane lettuce, and recycled paper tortillas are not appealing in any combination. They've been recycling their menu for like a decade now. Why is this chain so dominant?!
 
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:40 pm

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just brew it! wrote:
Hey, offering a bazillion different permutations of the same limited set of ingredients seems to have worked out well for Taco Bell...

At least the textures and/or preparation are slightly different, I feel like Taco Bell sorta gets away with it. Tim Horton's, on the other hand... their floppy shoe-bacon, rubber buns & bread, cellophane lettuce, and recycled paper tortillas are not appealing in any combination. They've been recycling their menu for like a decade now. Why is this chain so dominant?!

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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:44 pm

Hoser!!
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 8:54 pm

It's not like the idea is original to Apple. In fact, at least for Apple can trace it back, via John Scully, to the cola companies. Once upon a time you could get cola in one size of bottles, and one size of cans. That changed in the 80s, and Scully brought the same mindset to Apple.
 
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:00 pm

The Scully era was finally put out to pasture with the launch of the iMac in August 1998. Apple's product lineup pre iMac had a million and 1 skus. One cannot compare the Scully era to the 2nd coming of Jobs in any way, shape, or form.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Wed Jan 18, 2017 9:27 pm

End User wrote:
I am outraged! McDonalds has ripped of Apple's iPhone product sizing strategy:

http://news.mcdonalds.com/US/news-stori ... ers-Inspir

http://www.apple.com/ca/iphone/compare/


That product-line up strategy predates both companies by centuries. :roll:
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:19 am

It's wrong of me to let this thread make me kinda hungry, but here we are. :-?
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:46 am

Krogoth wrote:
That product-line up strategy predates both companies by centuries.  :roll:

Oh yeah.  I hear Sophocles wrote up most of the Theban Plays while chewing through a stack of Gyro Jr.s and raising a goblet to Dionysus.
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:06 pm

ludi wrote:
Krogoth wrote:
That product-line up strategy predates both companies by centuries.  :roll:

Oh yeah.  I hear Sophocles wrote up most of the Theban Plays while chewing through a stack of Gyro Jr.s and raising a goblet to Dionysus.

Was he using a 5" or 7" iSlate?
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Thu Jan 19, 2017 12:35 pm

ludi wrote:
Oh yeah.  I hear Sophocles wrote up most of the Theban Plays while chewing through a stack of Gyro Jr.s and raising a goblet to Dionysus.



That is funny AF..
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Re: McDonald rips off Apple

Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:44 am

ludi wrote:
Krogoth wrote:
That product-line up strategy predates both companies by centuries.  :roll:

Oh yeah.  I hear Sophocles wrote up most of the Theban Plays while chewing through a stack of Gyro Jr.s and raising a goblet to Dionysus.

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