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McDonalds Mcnugget Buddies
I've got this loose box of cereal and fast food premiums stashed away in my closet, and let me tell you, it's almost immovable at this point - packed to the brim. Last week, I decided it was time to go through the box, maybe lighten the load a bit or consider getting a bigger, sturdier box. But as I spilled the contents on the floor, I was immediately drawn to a dozen or so McDonald’s Mcnugget Buddies hiding in there. I couldn't resist pulling them out and bringing them to my desk.
Oh, how awesome these little guys are! It got me wondering why they weren't more popular in the long run. They had such fun themes and the design possibilities seemed limitless.
I started daydreaming - what if these Mcnugget Buddies had come out a few years earlier and had their own animated special? They could have been the Smurfs of the fast-food world! Imagine a bunch of anthropomorphic chicken pieces having magical adventures in a enchanted forest, perhaps gaining powers through their secret dipping sauces. Call it silly, but I can totally see myself as a kid in the 1980s being glued to a show like that.
So, I decided to set up these little buddies under my monitor, and curiosity got the best of me. I did a quick online search and found others looking for a new home. Surprisingly, they were quite affordable, so I bought some larger lots and, before I knew it, I had over 100 McDonald's Mcnugget Buddies on the way! My little crew was about to become a full-blown McNugget army!
Well, you can guess what happened next. The old box couldn't handle the weight when I tried to repack it, and it tore apart. I headed to the store and got myself a sturdy plastic bin to keep my "collection" safe and sound, along with all the new friends that are about to join the gang.
So, that's the tale of how I set out to lighten my fast food and cereal premium box and ended up with a McNugget army instead. Lesson learned - sometimes the call of nostalgia and fun is just too strong to resist, and it's all worth it to have a bunch of Mcnugget friends to keep me company in my little plastic bin.