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Old 05-18-2014, 04:43 PM
 
Location: Native Floridian, USA
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Reminds me of the first MacDonalds i ever visited on Pasadena Ave in St Pete Fla.back in the early 70's. although the prices look inexpensive back then we didnt think so at the time.jn fact i think the burgers at the local Biff Burger were $0.25
Same here, we were just across the state from you. Hamburgers .25. We still have the McD's here in town that sold them. They have been through 4 renovations but never got rid of their golden arches. The original, you walked up to an outside window and ordered your food.
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Old 05-18-2014, 08:03 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC, USA
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I like to get a Big Mac + Apple Pie.

1972 - Big Mac + Apple Pie = 91 cents. Adjusted for inflation that is 5.16 today.
2014 - Big Mac + Apple Pie = 5.34.

For those two items, they have kept the prices about the same, adjusted for inflation.

Their quality has improved lately. At least the Big Macs are not smooshed anymore with limp lettuce and too much sauce.
Didn't the apple pies used to have cinnamon sugar on them?
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Old 05-18-2014, 08:42 PM
 
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1972 was sure a good year. Just a kid, but I remember how going there was a big treat. They didn't have them all around that year, so it was about a five mile trip. Notice how limited the menu was, but that was enough at the time.
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Old 05-18-2014, 10:47 PM
 
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I actually hope the orangeade was made with oranges!
whoops,typo.

Was it made with real oranges?
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