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#1 vetJames7

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:39

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MONSTER-SIZED McDonald's hamburgers stuffed with up to eight meat patties and nine slices of cheese have been slammed as "a heart attack waiting to happen".

Some of the fast-food chains sell super-sized Quarter Pounders, which contain about 220g of fat and 11,500kJ each, on request.

The "double pounder" is the equivalent of more than three days' worth of fat for a grown man - or almost five Pizza Hut deep-pan Hawaiian pizzas or 45 Tim Tams.

At about $18, it is not listed on the menu, nor under nutritional information.

It has developed a cult following as a challenge for teenagers, after a video was posted online of a 17-year-old boy ploughing his way through the burger at a McDonald's restaurant.

Rival chain Hungry Jacks is also allowing customers to order mega-burgers under its Have It Your Way ordering system.

Nutrition Australia senior nutritionist Aloysa Hourigan described the double pounder as "obscene" and a "heart attack waiting to happen".




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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:44

Looks like a shot at In-n-Out ><

edit: whoops, wrong continent, nevermind

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:46

I don't think MacDonalds should be able to sell this.
I'm not normally one for rules/laws to be used willy nilly, however on this occassion they should be.

220g of fat an adult male shouldn't consume more than 100g in a full day
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the calories??? 11,500kJ. Again an adult male should not consume more than 2,500kJ

This is ridiculous.

Only in America ;) just kidding :)

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:47

This is disgusting

#5 Minifig

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:50

Oh My God...

Our regular :x emoticon won't cover this so I think I'll use this:

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#6 gazebee_

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:52

What a crazy dude.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 08:55

I'd try it; in Estonia I ate 14 double cheeseburgers in one sitting because they were going for the equivalent of 50p each.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:06

LOL brilliant

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:08

You have got to be kidding me. :no: Anyone who does this deserves to gain weight and die.

#10 XerXis

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:12

yeah well, imho it's like smoking, go ahead do it. Don't come complaining when you have cancer. In this case, don't come complaining when you need a bypass operation or heart transplant. And don't expect me to pay for it! (sadly I don't have a choice :()

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:15

I don't understand the mechanics of how you would eat it! A human mouth isn't big enough, you'd have to seperate the burger until it is at least two smaller burgers.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:27

I'd try it; in Estonia I ate 14 double cheeseburgers in one sitting because they were going for the equivalent of 50p each.


You put your health at risk because it was cheap? :|

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:31

You put your health at risk because it was cheap? :|

I was on rugby tour if that helps ... Day to day i'm a healthy eater, so I highly doubt one gross McDonalds session is going to have tremendous health implications.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:34

A Wendy's triple is enough lol. I prefer eating the salads anywhere I go, or the chicken burgers. Way nicer.

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Posted 15 August 2007 - 09:37

I was on rugby tour if that helps ... Day to day i'm a healthy eater, so I highly doubt one gross McDonalds session is going to have tremendous health implications.


Ahh fair enough, I thought you meant you do it often. Yeah I suppose you're right - if it hasn't affected you yet I doubt it's going to.


By the way, 8 meat... i'm assuming that's the meat normally in cheeseburgers, not quater-pounders. Wouldn't it of made more sense to make a Double-Quater Pounder like we had in the UK for a bit.