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The McRib is back!


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#31 Bueno

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Posted 09 November 2007 - 09:18 PM

I wouldn't mind of McD's brought back their pizzas.  I liked those.

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You are wise beyond your years. I could not agree more!

#32 Jamie Lee

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Posted 09 November 2007 - 11:10 PM

Oooh lookie: McRib Deconstructed!

Sorry, I know I'm a killjoy. I mean, it's no worse than a hot dog, right?

Or IS it?

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Thanks, Jane, you just saved me from 490 cals and 44g of carbs.

Sorry McRib fans, that is just gross! :raz:
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#33 jsmeeker

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Posted 11 November 2007 - 08:42 PM

I had one last week. I got my fix for this go around. That's enough to satisfy my odd craving.

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#34 NJ2FLA

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Posted 25 November 2007 - 08:54 AM

I had one the other afternoon at a McDonalds in Keller, TX. I am back home to FL and the guy that owns most of the franchises here (West Palm Beach area) never does anything creative. Then again he never hires anyone that speaks English nor knows how to use a mop and bucket.

#35 renam

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Posted 29 November 2007 - 02:27 PM

I live in the San Francisco Bay Area and there is no McRib here. Bummer. It was around quite a few years ago but not now. What about there Ice Coffee? Not bad on a hot summer day. Although summer has past it was good when I picked one up in Sept.

#36 GlorifiedRice

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 10:15 AM

Hey People, wake up!

Look at whats on the bottom of this list:
http://www.on-cor.co...e_products.html

Cant one of you people do a Todd Wilbur and create a sauce thats like the McRib sauce?

Get to it!
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#37 JimH

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Posted 31 December 2007 - 06:38 PM

It will get to you eventually, it just arrived here this month. I tried one just to compare it to the original. Yuck, instead of a pink juicy patty it was a shriveled gray patty, I hope it will be another 20 years before I try that again.

#38 Malkavian

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Posted 02 January 2008 - 06:55 PM

I <3 McRibs.

Yes, I know what's in them, and no, I don't care. Taking the slightest bite into one takes me RIGHT back to elementary school, where a staple on our menu was a McRibLike pork patty served on a hotdog bun with barbecue sauce. I'd swear the ones we had were even better than the McDonalds ones ;)

#39 dougw

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Posted 05 January 2008 - 05:44 PM

I haven't eaten at McDonald's in four years. I read Fast Food Nation around the time I saw Super Size Me. I can't go back. But I did love me some McRibs. One time, they had some sale on them in college and we gorged on them. We had a couple left after our binge and we rinsed the sauce off under the faucet. It looked like cigarette ashes in aspic.

I also secretly love those 7-11 microwave burgers. They make your car smell like a giant fart, and that's their upside. But I love them still. Totally inconsistent with someone who won't go to McDonalds, but I yam what I yam.

#40 Kent D

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Posted 07 January 2008 - 07:45 PM

I also secretly love those 7-11 microwave burgers. They make your car smell like a giant fart, and that's their upside. But I love them still. Totally inconsistent with someone who won't go to McDonalds, but I yam what I yam.

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Oddly enough, that's not selling me on the 7-11 burgers. :unsure: Glad we don't have 7-11 around here anymore, just to avoid any curiosity.
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#41 Reignking

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Posted 08 January 2008 - 09:01 AM

They've disappeared once again (from Atlanta, anyway).

I actually stopped by, saw that they were MIA once again, and left for somewhere else. That's how much I (usually) hate McDs :)

#42 thegreatdane

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Posted 16 February 2008 - 07:46 AM

Ever notice the McRib always comes out around election time? Coincidence? I don't know...

#43 DCP

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Posted 26 February 2008 - 01:03 PM

Ever notice the McRib always comes out around election time?  Coincidence?  I don't know...

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:laugh: Reminds me of Otto van Bismarck's quote about the law and sausages.

I've been monitoring local McD's since this thread first showed up, to no avail - the vaunted McRib does not seem to have returned to this market.
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#44 Dieck

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Posted 26 February 2008 - 04:39 PM

Ugh. Double ugh. I tried one once and hated it. It didn't come close to resembling any rib I've ever had in flavor or texture. I suspect they are the same basic formula as the chicken nugget, only with pig parts instead chicken.

On the other hand, it must be almost time for Shamrock Shakes! I will definitely make a trip to Mickie D's for one of those.
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#45 Zeke

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Posted 28 February 2008 - 05:34 PM

Ugh. Double ugh. I tried one once and hated it. It didn't come close to resembling any rib I've ever had in flavor or texture. I suspect they are the same basic formula as the chicken nugget, only with pig parts instead chicken.

On the other hand, it must be almost time for Shamrock Shakes! I will definitely make a trip to Mickie D's for one of those.

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I think expecting a McRib to taste like ribs is about the same as expecting soymilk to taste like actual cow milk.

#46 rubyred

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Posted 18 March 2008 - 09:56 PM

I just saw a McRib ad and the first thing I thought of was this thread!

I've never had a McRib - maybe this was my lucky day? - but I can definitely appreciate the plight of the McRib lover!

By the way, I saw the ad in Montreal.

#47 demiglace

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Posted 19 March 2008 - 01:27 AM

I had one yesterday in Coquitlam..for nostalgias sake :biggrin:

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#48 Sherry B

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 07:41 PM

The McRib is the only item that I've ever taken a bite out of, and returned to the counter.

Could. Not. Eat. It. And man....that's saying a lot.

#49 rubyred

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Posted 24 March 2008 - 07:57 PM

I'm afraid I have to agree with Sherry B, McRibbers!

I'm not sure why I thought this fast food enigma would make my heart skip a beat, but curiosity got the best of me, regardless! I think the nostalgia factor must kick it up a notch for the rest of you.

Although nostalgia can be deceiving. A while back I got a box of Cap'n Crunch, remembering it to be the most delicious cereal on the planet, even if my parents rarely let us get it. The result? Some damn disappointing cereal.

Me thinks a new topic is in order...

#50 jsmeeker

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Posted 08 September 2008 - 07:58 AM

The McRib is popping up again in certain areas of the country. I know they are available in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area again.

Get 'em while they last!!

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#51 Toliver

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Posted 08 September 2008 - 09:33 AM

The McRib is popping up again in certain areas of the country.  I know they are available in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area again.

Get 'em while they last!!

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My area missed out on the last go-round of McRibs. They keep pushing those freakin' Angus Burgers here instead. :hmmm:
The bastards. :angry: :laugh:
I'll have to keep an eye out for them and hope they show up this time.

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#52 Toliver

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Posted 07 November 2008 - 06:38 PM

Whoo-hoo! I spy McRibs! Once the Monopoly promotion finished, they finally resurfaced in this area. They're having a 2 for $3.33 special right now. :biggrin:
Gosh, I'm so easy to please... :laugh:

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Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”
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#53 Lilija

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Posted 10 November 2008 - 06:27 AM

This thread kills me. I have not seen a McRib since 1998. Apparently, they think NJ doesn't like them, or something.

#54 Daniel

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Posted 12 November 2008 - 07:57 AM

Dude...... I love the McRib.. Its been like 10 years.. They have these anywhere near Manhattan. Is there some sort of McRib locator..

#55 Daniel

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 06:20 AM

Hello Daniel:

Thank you for taking the time to contact McDonald's. We appreciate your interest in our McRib sandwich.

The McRib sandwich is a promotional product offered for a limited time only. Since the decision to offer promotional products is made on a region by region basis, I have forwarded your comments to the McDonald's regional office in your area for their consideration in deciding if they will offer the McRib sandwich to their customers next year.

Once again, thank you for taking the time to contact McDonald's and sharing your comments with us. Hopefully, the McRib sandwich will be offered at your local McDonald's in the future.


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Any New Yorkers or New Jerzians want to start a letter writing campaign?

Edited by Daniel, 13 November 2008 - 06:22 AM.


#56 prasantrin

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 06:30 AM

Dude...... I love the McRib.. Its been like 10 years.. They have these anywhere near Manhattan.  Is there some sort of McRib locator..

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Not quite what you were looking for, but
http://kleincast.com/maps/mcrib.php

I can't believe there's really a McRib Locator...

#57 Peter Green

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 06:49 AM

Dude...... I love the McRib.. Its been like 10 years.. They have these anywhere near Manhattan.  Is there some sort of McRib locator..

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Not quite what you were looking for, but
http://kleincast.com/maps/mcrib.php

I can't believe there's really a McRib Locator...

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The McRib locator. The culmination of millenia of human development. Our work here is done.

#58 Daniel

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 07:12 AM

Haha.. Finally, we have found a good use for this internet thingy..

#59 Reignking

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Posted 13 November 2008 - 09:49 AM

Too funny:

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Chomp!

#60 Toliver

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Posted 09 November 2009 - 11:04 AM

Yes, it's that time of year...the McRib is back and now appearing (if you're lucky) at a Mickey D's near you.
Get 'em while you can.

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Brian: Peter, those are Cheerios.”
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