Mc Donald's monopoly

(53 Posts)
SpoonBender Mon 14-Apr-14 21:55:14

Does anybody else just think it encourages people to buy more food?! And does anybody actually win?

Objection Mon 14-Apr-14 21:59:45

That's obviously the point. It's a marketing campaign.

itiswhatitiswhatitis Mon 14-Apr-14 22:00:54

I think that's the whole point tbh

TotallyAddictedToLurking Mon 14-Apr-14 22:01:17

It's very effective too, they have been doing it for about 5 years and people really take it seriously.

I know two customers who won the house and a car.

I used to work for them.

WorraLiberty Mon 14-Apr-14 22:01:49

Yes, that would totally be the point grin

I won a mobile phone 4 years ago. I went once a week and snaffling unused ones from tables paid off. grin

ShatnersBassoon Mon 14-Apr-14 22:05:06

By jove you're right. A company is trying to increase profits by encouraging sales. Thanks for the warning.

Amytheflag Mon 14-Apr-14 22:06:50

I can't play! Bloody family working there.

Shatners grin are you saying that they aren't doing this for the good of my health? Cops if so I'm suing them. I won extra portions of fries and drinks most weeks.

ICanSeeTheSun Mon 14-Apr-14 22:09:32

Of course it is.

Very good marketing idea.

What ever next, supermarkets offering saving savings on fuel

GinSoakedMisery Mon 14-Apr-14 22:10:37

I won 6 chicken nuggets, a donut, fries and a milkshake all from seperate purchases (I like their mango smoothies).

So far have not won anything of impressive value though.

BigRedBall Mon 14-Apr-14 22:11:32

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ICanSeeTheSun Mon 14-Apr-14 22:15:23

Pmsl bigredball

itiswhatitiswhatitis Mon 14-Apr-14 22:15:26

I remember mcdonalds monopoly when I was at uni over 16 years ago so it's obviously a money spinner

BigRedBall Mon 14-Apr-14 22:19:17

grin

OhNoYouExpedidnt Mon 14-Apr-14 22:23:57

We love it in this house!

Ploppy16 Mon 14-Apr-14 23:39:36

DS won an exta portion of fries last week. They lasted about 27 seconds.
We need one more to win an xbox one grin

it's the whole point, one of the best marketing strategies around I think.

ControlGeek Mon 14-Apr-14 23:42:32

I am one card away from winning a mini cooper - do you mean to tell me it's rigged, and I won't get it at my next purchase??

MoreLifeInATrampsVest Mon 14-Apr-14 23:55:09

I won ....... a fruit bag!

Never keep the cards though to play the game, only the instant wins.

passmethewineplease Mon 14-Apr-14 23:57:23

Really?! I can't believe it! shock

I've won a mc flurry and some porridge. hmm

Jellaby Tue 15-Apr-14 00:03:50

I won a hash brown smile

yegodsandlittlefishes Tue 15-Apr-14 00:06:20

Can anyone send me a Mayfair sticker? grin

Funnyfoot Tue 15-Apr-14 00:09:50

I won 6 nuggets. grin

BethCalavicci Tue 15-Apr-14 00:22:55

I won a free drink and an apple pie.

ladygracie Tue 15-Apr-14 00:27:54

We won 100 free photos & a sundae at the weekend which was nice. It is a very clever strategy if it works but won't make me go there more often.

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