There's more than one Ronald McDonald. Gasp!
June 2, 2003 2:58 PM   Subscribe

There's more than one Ronald McDonald. Gasp!
posted by jamespake (12 comments total)
There's only one real way to tell them apart.
posted by scarabic at 3:32 PM on June 2, 2003

Subvertive quoting.

""I feel badly about what I've done with young people," says..." "...Ronald. "I was the happy face on something that was horrendous.""

"...Ronald, pleaded guilty in 1998 to a charge of carrying a concealed weapon in New Hanover County, N.C., and the next year was convicted in county court of making harassing phone calls..." "The judge ordered him to take anger-management classes."

(I hear Ronald, kills the cows, personally.)
posted by Blue Stone at 3:32 PM on June 2, 2003

People often ask me, does Ronald McDonald have a girlfriend? The answer is of course, yes.

Well, really it's more of a mountain range. In fact, the harsh consonant sound of the Basque language derives from the the horrific screaching sound of Ronald's gargantuan thighs chafing as he copulates with the Pyrenees.

You know, he sleeps on a bed of gorillas? The ones near the top are even alive.
posted by Pretty_Generic at 3:59 PM on June 2, 2003

There are lots of them.

Google: phonebook: Ronald McDonald New York
posted by sylloge at 4:09 PM on June 2, 2003

In Japan his name is Donald.
posted by planetkyoto at 4:13 PM on June 2, 2003

"brain-clown", for some reason i like that term!
posted by effer27 at 4:29 PM on June 2, 2003

Maybe he'll even perform his new dance "Do the Ronald."

This line makes me laugh realizing the shake machine was the bases of McDonalds franchises, not its clown, like I thought as a you have to shak'em, Ronald.
posted by thomcatspike at 4:48 PM on June 2, 2003

Of interest, The Mr. Peanut Chronicles, an old but still informative and even amusing article about image management. Ronald and several other well recognized characters come into play here. There is also a partner article, The Inner Doughboy.
posted by whatzit at 6:09 PM on June 2, 2003

(nobody say a word about Santa to jamespake, okay?)
posted by briank at 6:21 PM on June 2, 2003

What's that about Santa? You are not insinuating that there is more than one Santa as well, are you?
posted by dg at 7:03 PM on June 2, 2003

Sure, there's been dozens of Ronald McD's... and in each case,
I don't need to tell you how they disposed of the body.
posted by soyjoy at 8:32 PM on June 2, 2003

In Japan his name is Donald.

I always though Ronald McDonald in Japan was Magu Donoro, or Shokufu Magu Donoro, or something like that.

I remember reading an interview with Den Fujita where he was talking about "Uncle McDonald" in Japan.
posted by SweetJesus at 11:33 AM on June 3, 2003

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