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McDonalds Bathroom Attendant
image Here's a fun account of a prank involving an attempt to bring a touch of class to a New York City McDonalds:

The idea was to deck out a fast food joint with all the trappings of a five star restaurant. There would be a Maitre D’ standing behind a podium asking for your reservation, a hostess to seat you, a waiter to take your order, and an attendant in the bathroom. The obvious problem with this idea is that it would very likely be shut down as soon as it begins. I decided to focus on the bathroom attendant aspect, figuring that we could last much longer in a secluded men’s room.

My favorite part is how incredibly excited the group of British kids on a school trip were to find an attendant in the bathroom: "They've got a butler in the bathroom and he gave us sweets!" Also check out the video of the interaction with the store manager (about 3/4 of the way down the page).
Posted by The Curator on Mon Feb 21, 2005

I'd like an attendant in a McDonald's bathroom. Cute.
Posted by Maegan  in  Tampa, FL - USA  on  Mon Feb 21, 2005  at  09:16 AM
Why Not? After all, here in NZ, the mall foodcourt MacDs have a person taking orders with a Plam Pilot/Blackberry and giving you a number for your order. Increasing customer service, increasing choice . . . Maybe to halt the rumours that all their "chicken" is really a kind of plastic made from oil, to make the price of oil high for their Jewish owners. smile
Posted by D F Stuckey  in  Auckland New Zealand  on  Fri Feb 25, 2005  at  02:18 AM
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