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75 McDonald's Obsessions

From Fast Food Mob Bosses to Interactive McMarketing

— October 20, 2011 — Lifestyle
McDonald's obsessions are everywhere. Some are good, like the heart-felt art tributes depicting the world's beloved fast food chain and its cast of mascots; others are not so good, such as those that show the chain's lead mascot, Ronald McDonald, beheaded.

Regardless, there is no refuting the mass influence the McDonald's Corporation has had -- and still has -- on modern society. From its universally known slogan "I'm Lovin' It" to its golden arches and tasty Big Macs, McDonald's is influencing everything from marketing and branding to food and culture. Let's put it in numerical terms: this incredible mega-corporation is estimated to serve around 64 million customers across the globe -- daily.

So, whether you are "lovin' it" or hatin' it, one look through this list of McDonald's obsessions and you won't be able to deny the power McDonald's has over consumers and other brands.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Fantasy Zoo Foodvertising
Fantasy Zoo Foodvertising
McDonald's Suzi Van Zoom is a Story of a Girl Who Loves Happy Meals
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74
French-Cultured Fast Food
French-Cultured Fast Food
The McBaguette is Set To Hit McDonald's Shelves Throughout France
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73
Fast Food Television
Fast Food Television
McDonald's McTV Set to Launch in California Restaurants
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72
Fast Food Charging Stations
Fast Food Charging Stations
West Virginia McDonald's Goes Green by Charging Electric Vehicles
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71
Coined Golden Arches
Coined Golden Arches
McDonald's Dollar Drink Days Ice Sculpture Holds 4,000 Canadian Dollar Coins
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70
Endearing Fast Food Ads
Endearing Fast Food Ads
The Mcdonald's Apple Tree Ad Uses Animation to Draw You in
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69
Eco-Fast Food
Eco-Fast Food
Sustainable Fish for McDonald's EURO locations
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68
Colossal Cholesterol Meals
Colossal Cholesterol Meals
The McDonald's Massive McMuffin Campaign is a Fast Food Frenzy
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67
Caffeinated Freevertising
Caffeinated Freevertising
McDonald's McCafe 'Mocha Mondays' Lets You Get Your Java Kick, Gratis
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66
Junk Food Anatomy
Junk Food Anatomy
The French Fries Skull Demonstrates Skill and Restraint
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65
Fast Food Movements
Fast Food Movements
The Crusade of Abbey Road Depicts Mascots Marching to Holy War
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64
Breakfast Hamburgers
Breakfast Hamburgers
The Pop Tart Quarter Pounder is a Sugar and Beef Infusion
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63
Multicultural McBurger Campaigns
Multicultural McBurger Campaigns
Mcdonald's Swiss Weeks Introduces Three New Burgers
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62
Credit Crunch Coffee Couture
Credit Crunch Coffee Couture
New York Fashion Week Serves McD's Coffee, Parties are BYOB
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61
Terrifying Fast Food Skateboards
Terrifying Fast Food Skateboards
These Deathwish 'Value Menu' Decks Show Horrific Mascots
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60
Interactive McMarketing
Interactive McMarketing
McDonald's Pick 'n' Play Billboard Lets People Play for Free Food
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59
Fast Food Mascot Terminations
Fast Food Mascot Terminations
Retire Ronald Campaigns for Ronald McDonald's Resignation
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58
Fast Food Rehab Commercials
Fast Food Rehab Commercials
The McDonald's 'A to Z Campaign' Does Damage Control
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57
Seasonals Adverfriesing
Seasonals Adverfriesing
McDonald's Deep Fried Christmas Tree
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56
State-Branded Burgers
State-Branded Burgers
McDonald's Japan Unveils Some State-Specific Tasty Treats
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55
Fast Food Gaming Infographics
Fast Food Gaming Infographics
The McDonald's Monopoly 'Peelin' Lucky' Chart Gets Its Game On
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54
Translucent Fast Food Mascots
Translucent Fast Food Mascots
Ron English's 'McSupersized' is Based Loosely on Ronald McDonald
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53
Ronald McDonald Mockeries
Ronald McDonald Mockeries
Andy Dick, Martin Short and PETA Team Up to Talk Chicken
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52
Fastfood Internet
Fastfood Internet
McDonald's to Offer Free Wi-Fi, Tries to Corner Starbucks
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51
McRoad Paintings
McRoad Paintings
MacFries Pedestrian Crossing Prompts Festival-goers to Dine at McDonald's
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50
Decapitated Fast Food Mascots
Decapitated Fast Food Mascots
Giuseppe Veneziano Re-Imagines Greek Mythology with a Twist
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49
Toy Block McDonald's
Toy Block McDonald's
The LEGO Big Mac Combo is Not One You Want to Sink Your Teeth Into
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48
Hiring Fake Crowds
Hiring Fake Crowds
Queues for Hire at McDonald's in Japan
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47
Fast Food Paparazzi Ads
Fast Food Paparazzi Ads
The McDonald's Billboard Game Has You Hunting for Food with Cell Phone
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46
Environmental Campaign Crashes McDonalds Site
Environmental Campaign Crashes McDonalds Site
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45
Fast Food Fusion
Fast Food Fusion
McDonald's Replaces Buns With Tortillas for the Mac Snack Wrap
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44
Cuisine Consumption Art
Cuisine Consumption Art
The David Meldrum Food Illustator Project Tracks 365 Days of Eating
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43
Super Sizing Japan
Super Sizing Japan
McDonald's Mega Series
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42
McDiplomas
McDiplomas
McDonalds Vocational Diploma
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41
Economy-Influenced McDonald's Specials
Economy-Influenced McDonald's Specials
The $1 McDouble is Light on Wallets and Cheese
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40
Utterly Unusual Ads
Utterly Unusual Ads
These McDonald's Double Flavor Milkshake Print Ads are a Squirt of Fun
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39
Humanized Fast Food Icons
Humanized Fast Food Icons
Scotty Trigg Tells Ronald McDonald's Secrets in 'Behind the Burger'
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38
Spotlight-Hogging Food
Spotlight-Hogging Food
The McDonald's McWrap is the Newest Addition to the Fast Food Family
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37
Mobile Fast Food Franchises
Mobile Fast Food Franchises
The Access Agency McMobile Takes McDonald's on the Road
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36
Chubby Halloween Clowns
Chubby Halloween Clowns
The Ron English McSupersized Popaganda Halloween Figurine
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35
Obese Fast Food Clowns
Obese Fast Food Clowns
Ron English MC SUPERSIZED Figure Smiles Terrifyingly
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34
Gory Fast Food Campaigns
Gory Fast Food Campaigns
Thai Food Express Smokes Ronald McDonald
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33
Caffeinated Rivalries
Caffeinated Rivalries
McCafé vs. Starbucks in Coffee-Loving US Market
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32
Pandora Food Promotions
Pandora Food Promotions
McDonald's 'Avatarize Yourself' Site Looks Scary Real
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31
Iconic Fast Food Ads
Iconic Fast Food Ads
DDB Bacon Cheeseburger Ad for McDonald's is Simple and Direct
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30
Fast Food Training Games
Fast Food Training Games
Nintendo and McDonald's Team Up for Employee Training
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29
McDonalds Launching World Cup Burger
McDonalds Launching World Cup Burger
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28
Interactive Holiday Campaigns
Interactive Holiday Campaigns
DIY McDonald's McCafe Snowflake
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27
Translucent Fast-Food Clowns
Translucent Fast-Food Clowns
The Ron English X-Ray Mc Super is Incredibly Creepy
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26
Fast Food Burger Remixes
Fast Food Burger Remixes
Four Toronto Chefs Take on the Task of Making a Gourmet Big Mac
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25
Fast-Food Menstrual Aids
Fast-Food Menstrual Aids
The Ronald McDonald Pad Doesn't Come with a Side of Fries
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24
Anti-Romantic Dinner Tips
Anti-Romantic Dinner Tips
AskMen.com Compiles List of Date Night Dinners to Avoid
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23
Dripping Logos
Dripping Logos
Street Art By Zevs
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22
Movie Icon Food Ads
Movie Icon Food Ads
The McDonalds 'Come As You Are' Campaign Has Some Familiar Faces
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21
Fast Food Figures
Fast Food Figures
The Lab American Dudes and Fast Food Infographic is Frightening and Enlightening
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20
Fast Food Drag Queens
Fast Food Drag Queens
Hamburger Mary's
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19
Fast Food Mob Bosses
Fast Food Mob Bosses
Andrew Shirey Turns Famous Food Mascots into Big-Time Mobsters
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18
Fake-Out Food Videos
Fake-Out Food Videos
McDonald's Versus Ad Rendered in CGI
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17
Recession Refreshments
Recession Refreshments
$1 Fountain Drinks This Summer at McDonald's
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16
Fast Food Furniture
Fast Food Furniture
Woouf Bean Bags are Inspired by Comfort Food Without the Guilt
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15
McDonald's QR Codes Pull Up Nutritional Info on Camera Phones
McDonald's QR Codes Pull Up Nutritional Info on Camera Phones
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14
Smokvertising
Smokvertising
The Mcdonald's Angus Burger Goes Up in Smoke Billboard
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13
McDonalds India Uses Baby Ronald
McDonalds India Uses Baby Ronald
Scaring Customers Away?
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12
Greasy Reality Graphics
Greasy Reality Graphics
Fast Food Poster Vs What's Really On Your Plate
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11
Fast Food Weddings
Fast Food Weddings
McDonald's in Hong Kong Will Host Weddings
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10
Crowdsourced McAdvertising
Crowdsourced McAdvertising
The McDonalds Honor Angus Campaign is Created by Customers
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9
Pop Culture Propaganda Pictures
Pop Culture Propaganda Pictures
Max Papeschi Uses Politically Incorrect Art to Breed Controversey
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8
Monstrous Pop Icon Illustrations
Monstrous Pop Icon Illustrations
Artist Dune Illustrates His Viewpoints in Clever Graphics
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7
Fashionable Fast Food
Fashionable Fast Food
McDonald's UK Makeover
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6
Designer Fast Food
Designer Fast Food
Mcdonald's is McFancy With Hermes Fries
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5
Fast Food Packaging Makeovers
Fast Food Packaging Makeovers
McDonald's Revamps Their Image
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4
Everyday Objects as Art
Everyday Objects as Art
Emma Kelly's Paintings Make McDonalds Art
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3
Sleek Fast Food Redesigns
Sleek Fast Food Redesigns
McDonald's Drive-In Restaurant in Maribor, Slovenia Gets Makeover
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2
Extravagant Fast Food Restaurants
Extravagant Fast Food Restaurants
The McDonald's Total Makeover Campaign Will Blow Your Mind
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1
Everlasting Burger Photography
Everlasting Burger Photography
McDonald's Happy Meal Lasts Six Months Without Decomposing
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