Apple Pay Users Can Get Free McDonald's Fries With Purchase on Fridays in July

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    If people don't think Micky Dees won't be tracking your fries THROUGH THEIR APP think again. These fries aren't free, they're datamining bait - every last tasty one of them
     
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    Why offer this in the app but not at the register?
     
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    It is, but Apple didn't advertise this deal until this week for some reason, lol
     
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    Two of my favorite things Apple Pay and McDonald's French fries. Haters will disagree but I'm all in............
     
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    Wouldn’t a McSalad have been a healthier option?
     
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    Pass. However, Today is my one year anniversary for my bodybuilding career. (252 sessions in), although McD’s fries are decent, I’d rather have the protein shake Or a healthier protein-style option at home.
     
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    So what? Datamining in and of itself isn't some sort of evil that some make it out to be. Find a company that doesn't datamine it's customer base and I'll show you a company that's out of business.

    But specifically... McDonalds. So what? They learn through aggregating their customer data that offering the McRib once a month every other quarter gets them the best bang for the buck. Ooooooooooooo. Or the figure out through your usage that coupons containing Big Mac's work better than coupons containing Filet O' Fish. The horror. :p:D
     
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    Wouldn’t eat those even if they were paying me.
     
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    Perfect user name for this post.
     
  13. TonyC28, Jul 12, 2019
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    I wish my McDonald’s would get a better way for Apple Pay at the drive thru window. Now they have to hand the card terminal out the window and it usually doesn’t work. But maybe that’s the diet gods reminding me that I shouldn’t be eating it.
     
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    Fast disposable garbage. Very “on brand”
     
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    You can order and pay in the app and choose to pick up in store at the counter.
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    User error.

    You just order AND pay in the app and you just get handed a receipt at the pay window.
     
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    I thought Apple was pushing the health angle with its devices (Apple Watch, etc).

    Oh, well. Money talks! :rolleyes:
     
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    Gotta add, will go for lunch occasionally, use the app to order from car before going in to the restroom, then by the time I walk out past the line my food is ready or ready in a minute. It's pretty sweet, although the folks in the line are often wondering how I cut in front of them.

    I was wondering about a better angle there, nice.
     
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    WTF goes to Mcdonalds for healthy options? LOL.
     
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    So order in the app and then tell them at the drive thru that I’m picking up an order?
     
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    An Apple fan site dissing McDonald’s? Color me shocked. I’m looking forward to the comments from the health nuts
     
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    I wouldn't have used this offer anyway but app only would have made me pass if I would have been. If I'm ever willing to install a fast food chain app over a free fries someone arrange an intervention for me :p
     
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    I wonder if Apple reimburses them for each order of free fries?
     
  24. MatthewUT44 macrumors member

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    McDonald’s did a free medium fry deal in the past on their own. I don’t know anyone that goes to McDonald’s just for fries and nothing else so it works out
     

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