The 7 - Random - McDonald's consumer advisory
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Brian P. Dermody Liverwurst Moderator Level: 70 Posts: 1064/1205 EXP: 2966638 For next: 49188 Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 1551 days Last activity: 974 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: 2444/3460 EXP: 14804388 For next: 64018 Since: 2.1.02 From: Hawthorne, CA Since last post: 13 days Last activity: 17 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: 89 Posts: 667/2118 EXP: 6756876 For next: 159052 Since: 3.5.03 From: Georgia bred, you can tell by my Hawk jersey Since last post: 127 days Last activity: 4 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: 2966638 For next: 49188 Since: 20.9.02 From: New York, NY Since last post: 1551 days Last activity: 974 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: 113 Posts: 2048/3618 EXP: 15790782 For next: 27827 Since: 28.1.02 From: Louisville, KY Since last post: 1 day Last activity: 4 hours
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: 115 Posts: 2600/3701 EXP: 16411499 For next: 399916 Since: 11.12.01 From: China, Maine Since last post: 5 days Last activity: 46 min. # 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 Bierwurst Level: 84 Posts: 1093/1817 EXP: 5612021 For next: 49955 Since: 12.2.02 From: Cleveland, Ohio Since last post: 8 days Last activity: 6 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: 1005/1628 EXP: 4778129 For next: 4860 Since: 2.1.02 From: Oconomowoc, WI Since last post: 41 days Last activity: 35 min. # 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: 135 Posts: 3926/5410 EXP: 28943819 For next: 391262 Since: 2.1.02 From: The Las Vegas of Canada Since last post: 240 days Last activity: 64 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: 1677/2479 EXP: 8978247 For next: 10572 Since: 2.1.02 From: Calgary, Alberta, Canada Since last post: 3 days Last activity: 3 days # 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: 96 Posts: 1764/2472 EXP: 8897746 For next: 91073 Since: 21.2.02 From: The Land of Aloha Since last post: 10 days Last activity: 1 hour
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: 142 Posts: 1923/6152 EXP: 34533549 For next: 434966 Since: 20.6.02 From: I am the Tag Team Champions! Since last post: 139 days Last activity: 17 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: 142 Posts: 4419/6110 EXP: 34818510 For next: 150005 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 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: 2670110 For next: 58704 Since: 27.6.02 Since last post: 685 days Last activity: 21 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: 142 Posts: 4420/6110 EXP: 34818510 For next: 150005 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 2 days Last activity: 2 days # 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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