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Old 10-03-08, 09:56 AM
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McDonald's Monopoly (Starts 10/7) - Free Game Piece

Enter at www.PlayatMcD.com
or: http://monopoly.promotions.com/monopoly08/front.do

Free Piece Code = I6L6V4N4T2

Fine Print:
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY - Free Codes can be used only once and allow Online Game players to collect one property toward on Online Winning Combination but will not trigger a win.
My observation: Well, since this will give you a free property, but will not COMPLETE a property group ("will not trigger a win"), seems that it makes sense to use this first before entering any other codes.
Old 10-03-08, 04:21 PM
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Who are their partners this year? When they dropped Best Buy last year I lost interest.
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This game has been pathetic since they announced the first three or five or something years were fixed by corrupt employees or something.

I wish they'd do away with it now and just do instant wins. It's so pointless to have to get the whole set of whatever when there are only one or two instant win stickers anyway.
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Originally Posted by videoguy View Post
This game has been pathetic since they announced the first three or five or something years were fixed by corrupt employees or something.

I wish they'd do away with it now and just do instant wins. It's so pointless to have to get the whole set of whatever when there are only one or two instant win stickers anyway.
As a kid I went nuts over this contest, now I could really care less.
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Originally Posted by Dean Kousoulas View Post
As a kid I went nuts over this contest, now I could really care less.
So, that implies that you do somewhat care... that your "Care Tank" isn't on empty.

Here's an attempt to graphically illustrate the caring continuum:
EMPTY----care a little----care somewhat----care a lot----FULL

If you're trying to state that your caring is at it's minimum, then your Tank is EMPTY, and therefore you could NOT care less.
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
So, that implies that you do somewhat care... that your "Care Tank" isn't on empty.

Here's an attempt to graphically illustrate the caring continuum:
EMPTY----care a little----care somewhat----care a lot----FULL

If you're trying to state that your caring is at it's minimum, then your Tank is EMPTY, and therefore you could NOT care less.
You're correct on the literal usage, though I believe "could care less" originated as "could care less than nothing", making it a legitimate term. Or whatever; I could care less.
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I think what bothers me the most is the downright awful commercial they have with those three kids who for some reason, won instant win items on their only order of fries, a drink, and a Big Mac. The one kid won a $1000 Foot Locker Shopping Spree then instantly won $1500.

Not only did they not really care, but it was casual like it happens all the time. It's just.. well it's more of a crime that this is how they're promoting it this year than it is having the game rigged.
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So my stupid 10 coke points account is driving me back into this stupid game, or should I say 2 games since there is the supposed sticker piece + foldout game board and then the online game.

Mcdonalds just keeps milking this promotion and every year it gets more and more confusing. Apparently you collect the pointless game pieces as usual, but on the pieces they also have a code (chance) for the online game which to my understanding is a separate but duplicate version of the gameboard sticker piece game? If they were unwilling to completely move the game online, why bother to probably spend a ton of money developing the on-line game at all?
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Originally Posted by videoguy View Post
So my stupid 10 coke points account is driving me back into this stupid game, or should I say 2 games since there is the supposed sticker piece + foldout game board and then the online game.

Mcdonalds just keeps milking this promotion and every year it gets more and more confusing. Apparently you collect the pointless game pieces as usual, but on the pieces they also have a code (chance) for the online game which to my understanding is a separate but duplicate version of the gameboard sticker piece game? If they were unwilling to completely move the game online, why bother to probably spend a ton of money developing the on-line game at all?
I'm with you. This game is too confusing for it's own good.
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I got a piece for 25% off any Foot Locker purchase, which seems like a pretty decent deal.
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Originally Posted by videoguy View Post
So my stupid 10 coke points account is driving me back into this stupid game, or should I say 2 games since there is the supposed sticker piece + foldout game board and then the online game.

Mcdonalds just keeps milking this promotion and every year it gets more and more confusing. Apparently you collect the pointless game pieces as usual, but on the pieces they also have a code (chance) for the online game which to my understanding is a separate but duplicate version of the gameboard sticker piece game? If they were unwilling to completely move the game online, why bother to probably spend a ton of money developing the on-line game at all?
They did this last year also.
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Originally Posted by mcfly View Post
I think what bothers me the most is the downright awful commercial they have with those three kids who for some reason, won instant win items on their only order of fries, a drink, and a Big Mac. The one kid won a $1000 Foot Locker Shopping Spree then instantly won $1500.

Not only did they not really care, but it was casual like it happens all the time. It's just.. well it's more of a crime that this is how they're promoting it this year than it is having the game rigged.
Contests always show people winning. Seems normal.
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Originally Posted by abrg923 View Post
I got a piece for 25% off any Foot Locker purchase, which seems like a pretty decent deal.
except that foot locker does a friends and family 4-5 times a year that gives you 30% off and sometimes and additional 10% if you spend >$100.

the next footlocker F&F should be in November.
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Originally Posted by fumanstan View Post
Contests always show people winning. Seems normal.
Not when the acting is downright awful and they play it off like you can casually win two prizes in one meal like it's nothing.
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McDonald's Monopoly blows without Best Buy Bucks.

The "game" aspect of this is fucking lame.
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Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
So, that implies that you do somewhat care... that your "Care Tank" isn't on empty.

Here's an attempt to graphically illustrate the caring continuum:
EMPTY----care a little----care somewhat----care a lot----FULL

If you're trying to state that your caring is at it's minimum, then your Tank is EMPTY, and therefore you could NOT care less.
...leave me alone.
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Originally Posted by Dean Kousoulas View Post
As a kid I went nuts over this contest, now I could really care less.
Originally Posted by kenbuzz View Post
So, that implies that you do somewhat care... that your "Care Tank" isn't on empty.

Here's an attempt to graphically illustrate the caring continuum:
EMPTY----care a little----care somewhat----care a lot----FULL

If you're trying to state that your caring is at it's minimum, then your Tank is EMPTY, and therefore you could NOT care less.
Originally Posted by Dean Kousoulas View Post
...leave me alone.
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Is there any way to check your codes without having to register first?
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Is there any way to check your codes without having to register first?
yeah, email them to me and i'll let you know if they won me anything.

so basically - no.
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Originally Posted by SoSpacey View Post
except that foot locker does a friends and family 4-5 times a year that gives you 30% off and sometimes and additional 10% if you spend >$100.

the next footlocker F&F should be in November.
whoa sweet. i have a FL giftcard and that would be a ncie time to spend it.
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Originally Posted by videoguy View Post
This game has been pathetic since they announced the first three or five or something years were fixed by corrupt employees or something.
Yeah...the employees families kept winning...and they thought no one would notice.
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I won a free hour of wi-fi from participating McDonald's restaurants that I'm never gonna use. Rather than toss it away, I'd prefer to give it to someone who might actually use it. I'll send the code and details to the first person who replies.
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Dave - I'd be interested in it .. My home network is secured so my kids can connect their DS's on it. This might work for them.
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Dave - I'd be interested in it .. My home network is secured so my kids can connect their DS's on it. This might work for them.
You got it -- check your email.

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