The 7 - Random - McDonald's consumer advisory
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Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Level: 70 Posts: 1064/1205 EXP: 2902553 For next: 113273 Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 1336 days Last activity: 759 days
Y!: # 1 Posted on 13.5.07 1343.11 Reposted on: 13.5.14 1344.48 Be forewarned, fans of McDonald's fast food and/or nostalgia: The "Shrek 3" tie-in green milkshake is **NOT** the same thing as the beloved Shamrock Shake from my youth. It's mint chocolate. It's fine on its own merit, but it's a bit of a surprise if you expected a mouthful of your childhood. Promote this thread!
DJ FrostyFreeze Knackwurst Level: 111 Posts: 2444/3455 EXP: 14469115 For next: 399291 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 4 days Last activity: 5 hours # 2 Posted on 13.5.07 1750.25 Reposted on: 13.5.14 1750.31 I've never had a Shamrock Shake, what flavor is it? I always assumed it was mint-ish.
StingArmy Andouille Level: 88 Posts: 667/2117 EXP: 6599331 For next: 51359 Since: 3.5.03 From: Georgia bred, you can tell by my Hawk jersey Since last post: 7 days Last activity: 2 days # 3 Posted on 13.5.07 1835.13 Reposted on: 13.5.14 1835.29 Originally posted by Brian P. Dermody The "Shrek 3" tie-in green milkshake is **NOT** the same thing as the beloved Shamrock Shake from my youth. From your youth? Don't they still do the Shamrock Shake every year? - StingArmy
Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Level: 70 Posts: 1065/1205 EXP: 2902553 For next: 113273 Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 1336 days Last activity: 759 days
Y!: # 4 Posted on 13.5.07 1941.13 Reposted on: 13.5.14 1944.23 I haven't seen it since I was probably 12. Wikipedia claims you can get it in the Northeast U.S. in March but I haven't had any luck. But yes, it was a tasty minty flavor.
AWArulz Scrapple Level: 112 Posts: 2048/3552 EXP: 15043821 For next: 294432 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 20 hours Last activity: 41 min.
Y!: # 5 Posted on 13.5.07 2015.17 Reposted on: 13.5.14 2016.05 Shamrock shake is mint vanilla, while the Shrek tie in is mint chocolate.
pieman As young as he feels Level: 113 Posts: 2600/3659 EXP: 15803183 For next: 15426 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 6 Posted on 14.5.07 0432.08 Reposted on: 14.5.14 0432.32 The Shamrock Shake is still available throughout Maine for the two or three weeks leading up to St. Patrick's Day. Two of my kids love it. The other one throws up at the hint of mint. They tried out the Shrek Shake this weekend and were forewarded by me that it was NOT a Shamrock Shake. They still devoured it and gave it a thumbs up.
whatever Lap cheong Level: 83 Posts: 1093/1786 EXP: 5355880 For next: 76364 Since: 12.2.02 From: Cleveland, Ohio Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 9 hours # 7 Posted on 14.5.07 0709.42 Reposted on: 14.5.14 0710.29 Originally posted by Brian P. Dermody I haven't seen it since I was probably 12. Wikipedia claims you can get it in the Northeast U.S. in March but I haven't had any luck. But yes, it was a tasty minty flavor. We still get it here in good ol' Ohio. The wife loves 'em.
Sec19Row53 Lap cheong Level: 80 Posts: 1005/1614 EXP: 4619821 For next: 163168 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 23 days Last activity: 41 min.
Y!: # 8 Posted on 14.5.07 0841.17 Reposted on: 14.5.14 0841.17 Originally posted by whatever Originally posted by Brian P. Dermody I haven't seen it since I was probably 12. Wikipedia claims you can get it in the Northeast U.S. in March but I haven't had any luck. But yes, it was a tasty minty flavor. We still get it here in good ol' Ohio. The wife loves 'em. Wisconsin, too. I'll have to send one to you next year -- remind me :-)
spf Scrapple Level: 134 Posts: 3926/5410 EXP: 28349717 For next: 237331 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 25 days Last activity: 25 days
AIM: # 9 Posted on 14.5.07 1001.09 Reposted on: 14.5.14 1001.34 I'm pretty sure we in Chicago have had the Shamrock Shake recently.
The Goon Boudin blanc Moderator Level: 96 Posts: 1677/2458 EXP: 8682468 For next: 306351 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 36 days Last activity: 1 day # 10 Posted on 16.5.07 1915.42 Reposted on: 16.5.14 1915.54 I miss those friggin' orange-flavored shakes they used to pop out at Easter every year.
J. Kyle Boudin blanc Level: 95 Posts: 1764/2435 EXP: 8518464 For next: 150174 Since: 21.2.02 From: The Land of Aloha Since last post: 11 hours Last activity: 11 hours
Y!: # 11 Posted on 19.5.07 0501.18 Reposted on: 19.5.14 0501.27 Strangely, we in Hawaii still get the Shamrock shake. Or at least we did last year.
It's False Scrapple Level: 141 Posts: 1923/6149 EXP: 33776369 For next: 343729 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 54 days Last activity: 2 days # 12 Posted on 21.5.07 0039.13 Reposted on: 21.5.14 0041.12 Ditto Southern California. We're still getting Shamrock Shakes around St. Patty's Day.
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 4419/6099 EXP: 34015039 For next: 105059 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 13 Posted on 21.5.07 1119.57 Reposted on: 21.5.14 1121.11 I asked about this two years ago in San Diego when one McDonald's had the Shamrock Shake and the other did not. The guy that I talked with told me that it was at the store manager's (he may have meant owner's though) discretion whether they were going to run they were going to participate in a special or run a food item. This explained why one McDonalds in San Diego always had the McRib year-round, and this particular McD never had the Shamrock Shake. Ask your local McDonald's employee what's up. //edit: We had the Shamrock shake here in March until the shake machine broke, so I only got one. The Shrek shake is OK but its more of a "Thin-mint" than a Shamrock shake. (edited by Guru Zim on 21.5.07 0921)
Mike Zeidler Pepperoni Level: 68 Posts: 225/1117 EXP: 2613407 For next: 115407 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 471 days Last activity: 23 days # 14 Posted on 21.5.07 1219.17 Reposted on: 21.5.14 1223.05 Of course you could always ask for a shamrock shake instead of the Shrek, and they'll give it to you. (the mint is a mix-in, at least at my McDonalds)
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 141 Posts: 4420/6099 EXP: 34015039 For next: 105059 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 1 day # 15 Posted on 21.5.07 1246.34 Reposted on: 21.5.14 1249.26 Could you explain how that works? In my experience it comes from the nozzle as the flavor - no mixing in.
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