Campaign to Retire Ronald McDonald

Discussion in 'Community Discussion' started by rdowns, May 21, 2010.

  1. rdowns macrumors Penryn

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    I don't eat McDonald's but this is just wrong. :(



    Hey Deborah, **** you!

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  2. steve2112 macrumors 68040

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    They should retire him. Clowns are creepy. The fewer clowns, the better to me.
     
  3. TheAnswer macrumors 68030

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  4. RawBert macrumors 68000

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    He looks like a child molester, to me.

    But he kicked ass in Logorama.

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  5. Brien macrumors 68020

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  6. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    Comparing Ronald to Joe Camel is just ridiculous.
     
  7. rdowns thread starter macrumors Penryn

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    Seriously. Where the hell do these people come from?
     
  8. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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  9. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Number of deaths for leading causes of death, mmm start those kids off right.

    * Heart disease: 631,636
    * Cancer: 559,888
    * Stroke (cerebrovascular diseases): 137,119
    * Chronic lower respiratory diseases: 124,583
    * Accidents (unintentional injuries): 121,599
    * Diabetes: 72,449
    * Alzheimer's disease: 72,432
    * Influenza and Pneumonia: 56,326
    * Nephritis, nephrotic syndrome, and nephrosis: 45,344
    * Septicemia: 34,234
     
  10. Mousse macrumors 68000

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    Why can't these fascist organizations leave Ronald alone?:mad:

    And Skinner, bring back the Hamburglar, Grimace and the Fry Guys. I love the Hamburglar's antics and the Fry Guys are adorable. Grimace gives me the hebbie jebbies, but he's harmless enough (although I don't know which of the foods he represents:p).
     
  11. rhett7660 macrumors G4

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    Grimace was the shake wasn't he?
     
  12. pooryou macrumors 65816

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    Ronald McDonald is the least of their problems....
     
  13. Mac'nCheese macrumors 68030

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    Yeah, the big purple Shake.

    I'm pretty sure he was gay, too. Years before that Teletubie made it ok.
     
  14. rdowns thread starter macrumors Penryn

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    Don't forget Mayor McCheese. :D


    LOL.
     
  15. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    Whether you know it or not (and I’m not going to find the link), kids don’t need to eat the way we adults do. They actually need fat for their brains to develop. It’s what they do later that matters.
     
  16. MyDesktopBroke macrumors 6502

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    He's really creepy, though. He rarely talks. He stares at little kids with a blank grin on his face. He wildly leaps around for no reason. He's a clown. He's borderline disgusting to look at, with a mop of tangled, greasy red hair and smears of makeup all over his face. He inspires vomiting, not consuming.

    I've never been to a McDonalds, and the mascot was one of the big reasons why (this was before I learned about good eating, too).

    Give him the boot.
     
  17. BlizzardBomb macrumors 68030

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    Parents are ultimately responsible for what their children eat. Hardly any children out there have access to enough money to buy enough McDonalds to give them a heart attack. It's the parents which decide what their children eat most of the time and I don't see how whatever McDonald's mascot is will influence them.
     
  18. Zombie Acorn macrumors 65816

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    Its programming kids to associate **** food with happy times. Take their favorite character and plop it on the most unhealthy food possible, win. It is ultimately the parents who are responsible for their kids, thats the problem, we have ****** parents. Society will pay for it in the long run.

    You realize theres a difference between the fat you get in a mcdonalds cheeseburger and say natural peanut butter right? We have young kids with diabetes these days, its pretty sickening.
     
  19. Disc Golfer macrumors 6502a

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    :rolleyes: @ kids needing to eat junkfood for proper brain development...
     
  20. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    Yeah, wtf?

    I hope they do retire Ronald, he always creeped me out. Now the hamburglar would be a worthy replacement. Perhaps a commercial where the hambuglar kills Ronald? As a way of sort of passing the torch.
     
  21. -aggie- macrumors P6

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    So, now the chain causes diabetes?

    Way to twist my words around.:rolleyes:
     
  22. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    Christ almighty this is some stupid sh*t. Find something better, more important, and most importantly--something concrete, to b*tch about. Coming out and going "Oh--this place sells fatty foods, they are responsible for thousands and thousands of deaths" is just idiotic and bona fide stupid.

    Try being accountable for your own actions rather than always looking for someone else to blame. God I hate America when I see this kind of crap; in my experience it's only America who looks to blame society for their personal problems that a little self restraint and self control could take care of. Nobody is forcing you to eat McDonald's.

    If parents can't raise their kids right, that's too damn bad. It's not the fault of McDonald's. People need to quit blaming piss-poor parenting on society and thinking it's society's job to raise your kids. It's just as bad as people who expect teachers to raise your kids. If you don't want to raise them properly, then you shouldn't have kids in the first place, it's as simple as that.

    The responsibility lies with the parents, end of story. Stop making excuses.
     
  23. cleanup macrumors 68030

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    Wow.

    The issue is beyond whether or not McDonald's food is unhealthy for children (which it is, by the way). It also encompasses the message that Ronald sends to his consumers: I am fun-loving, I have toys, and I work at McDonald's where they serve really good-tasting food loaded with sugar, fat, salt and casomorphin opiates. What children do early in life dictates and shapes behaviour, preferences and beliefs later on in life. Do you think nothing you did, liked, or consumed as a child has affected the way you are today? If so, then you must've been one stupid kid.
     
  24. puma1552 macrumors 601

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    Everyone in America wants freedom of speech, capitalism, democracy, etc.

    This is what you get, so you have no reason to complain.
     
  25. TuffLuffJimmy macrumors G3

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    So what were you trying to say? Because you definitely implied that McDonald's was good for children, because they need fat to develop properly. I say children have been developing for thousands of years just fine without McDonald's and there is absolutely NO good reason to feed a child McDonald's.
     

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