Twitter Report: Inspired By Epic Athletes, Line at McDonalds in Olympic Park Wraps Around Building
The McDonald's sponsorship at this year's London Olympic games and their subsequent massive Olympic Park restaurant has been one of the most hotly contested issues. Well, other than that whole fencing debacle and, of course, who the hell decided the trampoline is an event but baseball isn't? Regardless, McDonalds speaks the international language of food and everyone everywhere wants to make out with the golden arches. The Big Mac is the solar system's common denominator. Perhaps even more than a trampoline.
For some, it's a lifesaver. Literally.
there is a mcdonalds at the olympic park. It's literally saved my life.— Megaaan! (@MegaanDrewHoney) July 29, 2012
Others just got the news...
Bit disappointed there's McDonalds at the Olympic Park. Seems to go against the whole ethos— Louise Cogan (@mrsberry1111) August 6, 2012
I beg of you Bryony, tell me that's not the end of the line to get into McDonalds...
Yep, appears so.
the mcdonalds in the olympic park is huge:O twitter.com/Kieran_Tunaley...— ? ~ ?I???? ~ ? (@Kieran_Tunaley) August 6, 2012
Perhaps the reason all those people are waiting in that long line, wasting up to an hour of time, after spending who-knows-how-much on tickets, travel and lodging for a once-in-a-lifetime chance to witness the greatest athletes on the planet compete in a world-class atmosphere is for the new Cadbury McFlurry. Thanks for the effing heads-up Cadbury; I may have borrowed on my 401K (no mind the penalties) for a hop across the pond had I known.
The London Olympics may actually be the prison of food, trapped with no choice, forced to ponder your decisions and way of life:
... she Tweeted just prior to inhaling a Big Mac to avoid passing out from lack of sustenance.
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