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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. Others just got the news...

I beg of you Bryony, tell me that's not the end of the line to get into McDonalds...

Yep, appears so.

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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Lauren Drewes Daniels is the Dallas Observer's food editor. She started writing about local restaurants, chefs, beer and kouign-amanns in 2011. She's driven through two dirt devils and is certain they were both some type of cosmic force.