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  • Swastika Burger from McDonalds

    A woman found a butter swastika on her chicken sandwich from McDonalds and is outraged.

    http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-n...-finds-4039178

    I'd like to propose the question: Why would you check the burger for something like that? Looking at the picture given, I'd say that the guy might actually have tried to get the butter on that thing efficiently OR shall I be daring and say this "lady" is craving for attention, in need of money and put this there herself?

    Honestly, if I dare discover a moon-shaped cookie the next time I go shopping I shall also be very offended as there is a religious symbol from Islam disguised as a children's treat. So gross. I will of course call the head office of the supermarket chain and ask what corrective action will be taken!

    Her direct affiliation of the swastika to the Nazis shows how sharrow-minded she must be. The swastika has been around way longer before this midget with a mustache and his goons took it as their crest. I wonder what she'd be like if she happens to enter a Buddhist Temple. Nazi Occultists!

    Particularly as an US citizen she should be aware that the swastika was in usage by the Navajo Indians long before the white man came to gun them down.

    We have this kind of high brainers here also, they make our country look bad as people might think everyone here is so shallow-minded. But on the other side as long as they don't have high ranks in society, everything is cool, but if this is your superior at work, HALLELUYAH! .
    Last edited by Raven1986; 08-13-2014, 01:01 PM.
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    Yeah I think the best part is that she was outraged about it
    "This sandwich wants to ethnically cleanse my family! <:O"
    I'd be like
    "Huh"
    I might take a picture
    But it would ultimately end with me eating the sandwich and going about my day.
    Particularly as an US citizen she should be aware that the swastika was in usage by the Navajo Indians long before the white man came to gun them down.
    You should no better than to think that we Americans know things about history :P
    Last edited by mrsirr; 08-13-2014, 01:09 PM.
    http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co....php?f=186&a=1 <- just put this here for easier access.

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    • #3
      This is hilarious.

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      • #4
        Meh, I just thought it was bollocks.

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        • #5
          McDonalds should officially include swastika burgers into their menu.

          I wonder how many people unknowingly ate the swastikas from that employee, now they should feel paranoid about the little nazis growing inside of them.

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          • #6
            Interesting stuff here:


            http://bytesdaily.blogspot.com/2012/...as-part-2.html

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Floyd View Post
              What about the tiles at my job?

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              • #8
                Man, where do you work?

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                • #9
                  Asian faces in the pictures on the wall.
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                  • #10
                    Am I the only one who sees a shape of a male genitalia in the iron rod ornaments at the door?

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                    • #11
                      It definitely looks like a gentleman's sausage. Maybe internet has ruined me
                      "[I]You shouldn't sit on a leather sofa with a bare arse[/I]" - Karl Pilkington
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                      • #12
                        I dunno I almost feel like that was intentional.
                        http://forums.tripwireinteractive.co....php?f=186&a=1 <- just put this here for easier access.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Nestor Makhno View Post
                          Man, where do you work?
                          It's an inn in Venezuela. It was built more than 100 years ago by a doctor who liked sanskrit stuff, iirc

                          Originally posted by Marsalkka Mahtimeisseli View Post
                          Am I the only one who sees a shape of a male genitalia in the iron rod ornaments at the door?
                          You're not the only one

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                          • #14
                            Reminds me of this:

                            http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worl...-JCPenney.html

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by NoxNoctum View Post
                              OMG, that is funny

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