Posts Tagged: McDonald’s

The McXperiment Results

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As discussed in the first post on this topic, my girlfriend and I decided that it might be worth experimenting to see if her daughter, Emily, would have her fixation on McDonald’s relieved by a 3-day McBinge.  Like everything in life, it was both success and failure, with both positive and negative outcomes.  It no doubt provided some very intriguing and thought-provoking results to ponder, and some good insights into the nature of the human psyche and its relationship to food and beyond. We did this experiment in wondrous Cortez, Colorado, home of lots of ancient Indian ruins, including the famous Mesa Verde, and not one but TWO humorously-named liquor stores… “Package Liquors” and “Box Liquors.”  Nuff said.  The McDonald’s there?  To die for.  It has the Play Palace of… Read more »

The McXperiment

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Today is the beginning of a brief but hilariously fun McDonald’s experiment – dubbed the “McXperiment (pronounced – ‘mickspeariment’)”  I can tell you right now, I shoulda started dating women with kids years ago.  This is awesome.  Why play with mice or guinea pigs when you can do it with a real, live human??!! My girlfriend’s daughter turned 7 yesterday. “Where do you want to eat for your birthday?” “McDonald’s!  Yay!” We’ve spent the last couple of weeks with her nonstop, and she loves that Mickey D’s – mostly for the lame toys.  This week it’s Spongebob playing basketball, which makes it even more fun as you will see in a minute. We both think that it’s important that a child has a balanced perspective about certain things.  My GF’s daughter… Read more »