The McTaste Bud? Use McBroken, find functional McDonald’s ice cream machines

The McTaste Bud? Use McBroken, find functional McDonald’s ice cream machines

Strictly speaking, our friend Kevin Gibson didn’t file this submission under his catch-all “The Taste Bud,” leaving it to his readers to decipher any deeper meanings by measuring the distance between tongue and cheek.

But Kevin’s discovery of McBroken.com provides ample and informed amusement for a Saturday morning, and might be of actual use to those who patronize McDonald’s, of whom I have not been one for at least two decades, and good fortune willing, won’t be again any time soon.

As an aside, it’s interesting to ponder whether McDonald’s, as a corporate monolith, finds the McBroken concept objectionable. Is it a slur, or a valuable statement in defense of customer service?

After all, the ice cream machines in question represent a rather stark, essential dualism. They work, or they don’t, and knowing which is true before you go is as important as allergens and calorie counts in terms of relevant consumer information.

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