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02-27-2016, 07:02 AM   #1
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Why the quarter pounder is still king.

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Why No One Wanted A&W's Third-Pound Burger | Mental Floss

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More than half of the participants in the Yankelovich focus groups questioned the price of our burger. "Why," they asked, "should we pay the same amount for a third of a pound of meat as we do for a quarter-pound of meat at McDonald's? You're overcharging us." Honestly. People thought a third of a pound was less than a quarter of a pound. After all, three is less than four!


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Mathematically challenged consumers should be flocking to White Castle for their 1/16 pounders...

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Mathematically challenged consumers should be flocking to White Castle for their 1/16 pounders...

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Once as a short of cash teenager, I did just that. They used to sell a burger for a dime. You could buy a burger with change you found on the street. I don't remember ever repeating the experience though.
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QuoteOriginally posted by normhead Quote
Once as a short of cash teenager, I did just that. They used to sell a burger for a dime. You could buy a burger with change you found on the street. I don't remember ever repeating the experience though.
There's a reason they're called 'Sliders'. Same reason a Genesee Cream Ale is called a 'Genny Screamer'.
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I have a Realtor friend that has this on his desk front and center. No reason to guess why.

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For squirrels, quarter pounders are about as much as they can safely carry.


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The metric system clears up the complexity of the problem. Which is more, a 113 gram burger or a 150 gram burger? "But why would I want a graham burger??"

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Yay burgers!

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The metric system clears up the complexity of the problem. Which is more, a 113 gram burger or a 150 gram burger? "But why would I want a graham burger??"
Well, you like Graham Crackers don't you? Clearly more Grahams is better.
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If this dissolves into political discussion it too will be closed.
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If this dissolves into political discussion it too will be closed.
Heh, how could it not?
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If this dissolves into political discussion it too will be closed.
I've also informed the squirrels not to do any hijacking here...hope you appreciate it! Saves you from having to send me a nasty PM and saves me from making some jerk-ass reply.......we all win....except the damn squirrels!

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