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Old 12-04-2012, 03:19 AM
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Burger King celebrating Whopper's 55th anniversary - 55 cents Dec 6 thru 9

I'm salivating already. Ok, there is a catch. You gotta buy one Whopper at the regular price. But, it's still a heck of a deal. I'll put one in the fridge for the next days lunch. That retro white cheddar Whopper sounds like it might be good.

If I'm reading this correctly, you can buy multiple 55 cent Whoppers after buying just one regular priced one? I hope thats the case. That would be a heck of a deal.

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To qualify for the cheap burger you just need to buy another Whopper, including two new limited-edition retro sandwiches brought out especially for the anniversary.

These are the Wisconsin White Cheddar Whopper, which features smoked bacon and natural Wisconsin white cheese, and the Angry Whopper, with melted Habanero cheese, jalapeño slice and angry sauce.

These both retail for $4.49, but then your Original Whopper comes at almost an eighth of the price.
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'Even if you buy ten other Whoppers, you'll only get ten 55-cent ones,' a spokesperson said.

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Old 12-04-2012, 03:26 AM
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I wanted to double check this directly from the Burger King Web site. Confirming the 55 cent offer Dec 6-9

I still plan to ask when I order to make certain the franchise location I'm at is honoring this promotion.
http://www.bk.com/cms/en/us/cms_out/...-710-x-459.png

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Old 12-04-2012, 11:38 AM
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It's a good deal and I like Whoppers, but I don't know if I like day-old reheated Whoppers. And although I could eat two, I would feel bad about it soon after. It'd be cool if I had someone to split them with.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:43 AM
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Too bad it's not any Whopper for 55 cents. I could eat ten Angry Whoppers in a sitting.
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Old 12-04-2012, 11:55 AM
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Too bad it's not any Whopper for 55 cents. I could eat ten Angry Whoppers in a sitting.
For sure. I tried one last week, and that is one tasty burger (for fast food). And I usually don't like spicy stuff.
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Old 12-04-2012, 12:26 PM
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They reheat pretty well if you remove the lettuce and tomato before microwaving. You get the best results if you heat the patty by itself, but then the bun is cold. So, I usually just take off the toppings and zap it. Then put the toppings back on.

Fresh is better of course.
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It's a good deal and I like Whoppers, but I don't know if I like day-old reheated Whoppers. And although I could eat two, I would feel bad about it soon after. It'd be cool if I had someone to split them with.

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Old 12-04-2012, 01:48 PM
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We have $1.99 Whopper Wednesdays at the Burger King in the nearby food court (and two is enough for me), so that deal doesn't excite me too much. That's if the deal even applies in Canada.
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Old 12-04-2012, 03:07 PM
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One of my coworkers plans to go Thurs. Take the patty, lettuce and tomato from the 55 cent burger and add it to the regular whopper. Thats cheaper than buying a double meat whopper and you get the extra tomato and lettuce.

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Old 12-04-2012, 05:57 PM
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I have not been to BK in a while--how much does a Whopper normally cost?
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:58 PM
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$8?
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Old 12-04-2012, 09:59 PM
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Because if there's one thing that people who eat Whoppers need ... it's another Whopper.

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Old 12-04-2012, 10:00 PM
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They may have some competition because I have been hearing radio commercials in my area about the Big Mac being buy one get one free at McDonald's.

God bless you always!!!

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Old 12-04-2012, 10:02 PM
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Is it get a cardiologist back to work week or something?
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Old 12-04-2012, 10:14 PM
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Pretty sure a regular whopper is between $3.25 and $3.50 plus tax. Don't recall the exact amount.

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Old 12-08-2012, 12:40 PM
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OK, so yesterday after grocery shopping, and too lazy to go home and cook, we decided to pick up two Whoppers using the 55 cent deal.

People are idiots.

Woman ahead of me:
"So can I just get the second one for 55 cents and not buy the other one for full price?"
Cashier: "No."

Two minutes later, in the line waiting for orders to be completed, another woman comes with bag and said, "My order is missing one Whopper."
Cashier looks, "No, you ordered one and got the second one for 55 cents."
"Oh, you mean you don't order one and get TWO additional for 55 cents?"

In addition to many people who don't know how to read huge signs all over the place, the manager and staff was totally overwhelmed. Having worked at a fast food restaurant, and knowing that when you have several dozen people in line you make sure they start preparing lots of the "specials" in the back. This manager didn't think to do that. Preparation of their special "55 cent extra Whopper" was moving at a snail's pace, despite the fact that while I was waiting, Whopper deals were the ONLY thing people were ordering both inside and from the drive through outside.
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:28 PM
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Pretty sure a regular whopper is between $3.25 and $3.50 plus tax. Don't recall the exact amount.
Just went today. Where I live, they're about $4.19 regular price.
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Old 12-08-2012, 04:15 PM
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Those Angry Whoppers are the business. The seasoned sweet potato curly fries sucked though. I was comparing them mentally to Arby's curly fries and they were super bland.

Anyone try the gingerbread shake?
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