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Date: 04/30/12 01:01 PM

36 Responses to An Old McDonalds Menu With Original Prices [Pic]

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    Kim... Female 13-17
    539 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 12:11 pm
    Link: An Old McDonalds Menu With Original Prices - Tempting!
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    freddyferret Male 40-49
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    April 30, 2012 at 1:13 pm
    That was back when their food was still good. Hell that`s back when it was still food and not a load of crap. I would`ve eaten there back in the day.
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    greenbasterd Male 18-29
    2377 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    taco bell is going to win the franchise war
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    TruTenrMan Male 30-39
    2553 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:14 pm
    LOL... Every item has its own adjective.
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    shiftyplus1 Male 18-29
    311 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:18 pm
    Back then it was "pure" beef. Now it`s "all" beef.

    Don`t think i can`t see the distinction you red-headed clown mother-drater.
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    soundman655 Male 50-59
    1558 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:21 pm
    Went to first one in Canada and rember these prices
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    ohplease Male 50-59
    567 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:27 pm
    Way better than Depressing Root Beer & Half-flavor Orange Drink.
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    diylobotomy Male 18-29
    1832 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:33 pm
    Just imagine how fat everyone would be if they still had those prices.
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    April 30, 2012 at 1:39 pm
    Mmmmmm that`s when they used the unhealthy oils for french fries soooo much beter that way!
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    champbronc4 Male 18-29
    40 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 1:41 pm
    "Full flavor orange drink" lol
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    Mister_C Male 18-29
    663 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 2:09 pm
    Yes, but the portions were a lot smaller too, you know, like... normal size.
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    whodat6484 Male 30-39
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    April 30, 2012 at 2:15 pm
    Well, at least the price of "orange drink" hasn`t gone up too much...
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    mervviscious Male 40-49
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    April 30, 2012 at 2:19 pm
    coffee was only luke warm...
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    YANKmyDOODLE Male 30-39
    771 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 2:55 pm
    *throws change* where`s my damn burger?
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
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    April 30, 2012 at 3:18 pm
    Mister_C: actually the hamburger patties they used to use back then where 8 to 1 or 8 patties to 1lb. The patties they use now are 12 to 1.

    So the normal burgers they make today are actually smaller. Of course they do offer bigger burgers now like the 1/4 Pounder, the Angus 1/3rd pound and, of course, the Big Mac, but those are different burgers.
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    Angilion Male 40-49
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    April 30, 2012 at 3:36 pm
    And what was a normal income at the same time? I wouldn`t be surprised if they`re cheaper today in real terms.
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    TheGuySmiley Male 18-29
    1243 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 4:50 pm
    ... and the prices, along with the waste line sizes, have been going up since then...

    So, a+b = ____?
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    Edgarska19 Male 18-29
    1045 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 4:51 pm
    That`s the same price, after being adjusted for inflation.
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    BlankTom Male 30-39
    1674 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 7:08 pm
    considering you can get a double cheeseburger for 99 cents, i don`t think those prices are that much lower. Although now i really want an orange drink
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    Neagle Male 30-39
    1405 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 7:23 pm
    Ahh, when laboratory and kitchen merged and became a monstrosity.
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    bridog6996 Male 18-29
    571 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 7:36 pm
    They sure charged a lot for cheese back in those days. Doesn`t seem like much at 4 cents, but in proportion, that`s quite the difference between a hamburger and a cheeseburger.
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    gothmo Female 18-29
    1324 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 7:47 pm
    One of our local chains had throw back prices for a day for their anniversary I believe... It was amazing, and no nasty chemicals like McD`s.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 7:50 pm
    McDonald`s food used to taste a lot better. Somewhere around 1980, if memory serves, they started "value engineering" the bejeezus out of their recipes and it all started tasting either bland or overly sweet, with a pervasively mushy texture.

    That`s about the time they began introducing HFCS and a lot of new preservatives into the food also. Big Agra, Big Chem, and Big Corporations found they could tamper with recipes, reduce ingredient costs, and vastly extend shelf lives. That`s also about the time where everything started being focus-grouped for taste and "mouthfeel"--with the result that recipes for sandwiches and beverages got tinkered with to appeal to the unsophisticated tastebuds of children and the desensitized tastebuds of the elderly.

    Sorry if I sound a little cranky about all this, but it`s the truth. If you ask my parents, they`ll both tell you that McDonald`s food *used* to taste good, while today they won`t touch the stuff.
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    intrigid Male 18-29
    914 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 8:23 pm
    Just stop and think that the value of cash has collapsed by 95% since the days of this menu.
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    mon360 Male 13-17
    735 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 9:40 pm
    i wish i could get me some orange drink...
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 10:13 pm
    2 hamburgers, fries, and a coke = $.50, which you paid for with 2 silver quarters, which today are worth a little over $11.00.
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    robosnitz Male 40-49
    2737 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 10:15 pm
    And back then, the burgers were bigger.
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    April 30, 2012 at 10:28 pm
    One other observation of note:

    THIS wasn`t available on the menu back then:

    No, it`s not strawberry ice cream. It`s "poultry slurry"--mechanically-separated chicken bits separated from waste trimmings and washed of bacteria with ammonia. This is the "food product" that McDonald`s built it`s Chicken McNuggets out of by squeezing that goo into one of four "nugget moulds" to form bite-size pieces.

    Ronald loves you. Here, have a plastic toy with your Happy Meal.
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    incubus_inc Male 18-29
    977 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 12:05 am
    I miss the days of pure beef and delightful beverage.
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36866 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 12:11 am

    Growing up, the big McD ad was "Burger, fries & coke and Change Back From Your Dollar!"

    Now it`s "meals under $10"
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    drawman61 Male 50-59
    7752 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 2:04 am
    @Squrlz4Sale, this still doesn`t stop the plebs from eating the stuff.
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    JDplaysFF Male 30-39
    626 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 3:58 am
    @squrlz - mmmm...looks tasty...

    Seriously, how is that more gross than a dead bird? Pass the goo, please!
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36866 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 6:20 am

    @ Squrlz4Sale - look delicious!
    If you grind up any meat fine enough you`ll end up with a similar tooth-paste-like substance. Beef paste has been around for centuries.

    Squirell meat is also quite nice.
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    sosueme1966 Male 40-49
    439 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 11:52 am
    Half-flavored orange drink was only 6 cents. Wasn`t on the menu. You had to know someone.
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    DethRose Female 18-29
    280 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 12:54 pm
    Maccas steals your soul. Never work there.
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    photomstr Male 50-59
    766 posts
    May 1, 2012 at 6:16 pm
    since the dawn of man nothing of the carcass was ever wasted . . . to this day that remains true so enjoy your big mac

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