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Man Asleep In McDonald’s Drive-Thru Lane Probably Just Didn’t Want To Miss Breakfast

Any night owl knows what a challenge it can be staying up late doing this that and the other thing, only to awaken at 10:27 the next morning craving McDonald’s breakfast. It’s a mad dash to the drive-thru at that point, a hectic ordeal we wouldn’t wish on our worst enemy. Maybe that’s why a guy was found slumbering sweetly in the Mickey D’s drive-thru lane — perhaps he was just getting in line for breakfast so as not to miss it? [More]

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Don’t Block The McDonald’s Drive-Thru Just Because You Can’t Get Free Breakfast

We understand that it can be annoying when you have a craving for a certain fast food item, only to realize it isn’t available because of time constraints. But police say an intoxicated woman took that a few steps too far by blocking the McDonald’s drive-thru early Sunday morning in her quest for Big Macs, or at least, a free breakfast. [More]

Have We Reached A Saturation Point On Drive-Thrus?

Have We Reached A Saturation Point On Drive-Thrus?

Depending on where you live, you can get anything from food to cash to drugs (prescription) to liquor and porn via a drive-thru window. But is it possible that we may be experiencing diminishing returns on these supposedly convenient services? [More]

Escaped Cow Visits McDonald's Drive-Thru, Ponders Circle Of Life

Escaped Cow Visits McDonald's Drive-Thru, Ponders Circle Of Life

If you’re an attentive reader of this site, you know that people are always bringing inappropriate things to fast-food drive-thrus, hoping to get served. Mobility scooters. Snakes. Even pedestrians have tried and failed to acquire food. But when Darcy wandered up to the drive-thru window at a Colorado McDonald’s on foot, employees didn’t just wearily tell her to go inside the restaurant to order like all of the other pedestrians. That’s because Darcy is a dairy cow. [More]

How Can The Fast Food Drive-Thru Be Improved?

How Can The Fast Food Drive-Thru Be Improved?

From busted speakers to hard-to-read menus, the fast-food drive-thru lane has long been a staple of both comedy and consumer complaints. But now in the age of mobile payments and LED signage, some eateries are trying to improve that image. [More]

The Drive-Thru Flu Shot

The Drive-Thru Flu Shot

In a continuing trend, health care professionals are once again this year offering drive-thru flu vaccines. Oh, you hadn’t heard? Yep, you can drive right up, stick out your arm, and get a flu shot, all without ever having to leave your car. [More]

Are Drive-Thru Adult Stores The Wave Of The Future?

Are Drive-Thru Adult Stores The Wave Of The Future?

Like it or not, adult videos and sexual aids are a multi-billion dollar business. And while many who purchase these items are more than happy to do so over the internet, some still like the immediate satisfaction of picking up their x-rated goods at the local adult emporium. One such store in Alabama has found a way to make those customers happy without them ever having to leave their cars. [More]

Burger King Tells Me To Pull Into Handicapped Parking Spot So It Can Cheat Drive-Thru Timer

Burger King Tells Me To Pull Into Handicapped Parking Spot So It Can Cheat Drive-Thru Timer

You’re at a drive-thru, you’ve already paid and are stuck in line waiting for your food. You’re at the mercy of an employee who may ask you to pull off to the side so the restaurant can cheat the timer so Corporate continues to think service is quick. But what do you do when the employee tells you to pull into a handicapped spot? [More]

Why Does My Starbucks No Longer Advertise 'Tall' Coffees?

Why Does My Starbucks No Longer Advertise 'Tall' Coffees?

For those who haven’t been schooled in the Starbucks lexicon, a “Tall” coffee is actually a small, with “Grande” and “Venti” signifying medium and large respectively. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, we can deal with the Starbucks in Durham, NC, which apparently still sells Tall beverages — though you wouldn’t know that from its drive-thru menu. [More]

"Open 23 Hours, 39 Minutes" Doesn't Make A Very Catchy McDonald's Sign

"Open 23 Hours, 39 Minutes" Doesn't Make A Very Catchy McDonald's Sign

Gregory writes that he made a trip to a 24-hour McDonald’s after 4 AM because, well, it was a 24-hour McDonald’s and would ostensibly be open. This particular McDonald’s apparently shut down between 4:00 and 4:30, simultaneously ignoring the concepts of “open 24 hours” and “fast food.” [More]

Burger King Drive-Thru Guys Make Us Pull Off To The Side To Cheat Timer

Burger King Drive-Thru Guys Make Us Pull Off To The Side To Cheat Timer

Jenn patronizes what is possibly one of the fastest Burger King drive-thrus on record. That doesn’t mean the fast food joint serves customers food quickly. She says its workers game the drive-thru timer system by asking people to pull off to the side after they order and wait to be served. [More]

Man Robs McDonald's Drive-Thru With Beer Bottle

Man Robs McDonald's Drive-Thru With Beer Bottle

As the world grows more and more technologically savvy, thieves continue to have success with old-fashioned methods. First there was the guy who robbed a Walmart with their own crowbar and now comes report of a man who not only managed to burgle a McDonald’s through the drive-thru window, but who did it with a broken beer bottle. [More]

Chick-Fil-A Has The Best Drive-Thru

Chick-Fil-A Has The Best Drive-Thru

The Chicago Tribune informs us that the quick-service industry publication QSR Magazine ranks fast food restaurants based on the follwoing drive-through attributes: speed of service, order accuracy, menu board appearance, and speaker clarity. Chick-fil-A is apparently unstoppable, stealing the top spot for the sixth time in seven years.

Fake McDonald's Letter Is Totally Fake, Burger Pusher Confirms

Fake McDonald's Letter Is Totally Fake, Burger Pusher Confirms

Mickey D’s down under wants everyone to know that the parody McDonald’s letter making the rounds is indeed prankaliscious. Corporate Communications Manager Bronwyn Stubbs writes:

(Parody) New Profit Center For Australian McDonald's: Fraud?

(Parody) New Profit Center For Australian McDonald's: Fraud?

Note: This memo is a parodic spoof.

Burger King Drive-Thru Workers Try To Cheat The Timer System

Burger King Drive-Thru Workers Try To Cheat The Timer System

If an employee of Burger King or other fast-food drive-throughs ever asks you to back up before pulling forward, they’re most likely attempting to re-set the timer sensors so it appears you’re being served faster.

Hey, Who Took A Bite Out Of My Cheeseburger?

Hey, Who Took A Bite Out Of My Cheeseburger?

Jesus and his family stopped at the drive-thru window of a newly opened Sonic in Wilkes-Barre, Penn. on their way home from a shopping trip. When they got home and opened their bags, Jesus noticed something weird about his bacon cheeseburger. Part of it was missing.

Don't Hack Into The Taco Bell Drive Thru And Yell Obscenities At Customers

Don't Hack Into The Taco Bell Drive Thru And Yell Obscenities At Customers

Sure, we have to admit that it’s kind of funny, but our official position is that you should not use your immense technological skills to modify a radio to broadcast on the Taco Bell drive thru‘s frequency. Sadly, we did not get this important message out to two teenagers in Sedalia, Mo.