1. Hugh (cheesegrits) here. Thank you for all the good wishes. My back surgery was a success, post-op recovery is going well, and I'm getting stronger and feeling better every day. I hope to be getting back in the saddle and working support again over the next few days.
  2. IMPORTANT NOTE - we have made some changes in our github branch naming. The 'master' branch no longer exists, and is now called 'joomla25' (which is Fabrik 3.0). The 'joomla3' branch (which is Fabrik 3.2) remains unchanged. We have also removed all the other testing branches which had accuulated over the last few years. I have posted a thread in the Community forum for 3.0 with some more information, feel free to as questions there.

23,000 Big Macs

Discussion in 'Chit Chat' started by terp, Sep 10, 2008.

  1. terp Beta Tester Extraordinaire

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    A true American hero? :)



    Man says he's eaten 23,000 Big Macs since 1972

    FOND DU LAC, Wis. - A 54-year-old man says his obsessive-compulsive disorder drove him to eat 23,000 Big Macs in 36 years. Fifty-four-year-old Don Gorske says he hit the milestone last month, continuing a pleasurable obsession that began May 17, 1972 when he got his first car.

    Gorske has kept every burger receipt in a box. He says he was always fascinated with numbers, and watching McDonald's track its number of customers motivated him to track his own consumption.
    The only day he skipped a Big Mac was the day his mother died, to respect her request.
    The correctional-institution employee says he doesn't care when people call his Big Mac obsession crazy. He says he's in love with the burgers, which are the highlights of his days
  2. cheesegrits Support Gopher

    Level: Community
    What size box do you need to hold 23,000 McDonald's receipts?

    -- hugh
  3. terp Beta Tester Extraordinaire

    Level: Community
    Yea, I thought saving them was odd...and it's an everyday thing, too.

    If he makes it to 75, I might go on the Mac diet, too...more so than I do now. ;)
  4. Gina90 New Member

    Level: Community
    According to my calculations, that's just one or two burgers a day.
    For the first second while reading the title I thought that's about 5 a day!
    Well, that's not that much...one or two. I can say many people eat a burger a day, just nobody counts;)

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