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    Default Burger King in Japan offers 7-patty "Windows" Whopper

    I thought a "whopper" was a huge lie?

    Burger King in Japan offers 7-patty Whopper

    By Alan J. Liddle

    TOKYO (Oct. 26, 2009) A Burger King restaurant in Japan is offering a seven-patty Whopper for a limited time as part of a cross promotion with Microsoft Corp. tied to its new Windows 7 operating system.

    Michelle Miguelez, a spokeswoman for Miami-based Burger King Corp., said the chain’s store in Tokyo’s famed Akihabara electronics retailing district will offer the Windows 7 Whopper through Oct. 28. The Japanese pages of the Burger King website displayed a reproduction of an in-store poster of the towering burger with a suggested selling price of 777 yen, or about $8.50 in U.S. dollars at recent exchange rates.



    Burger King’s Miguelez said the promotional Whopper’s mound of meat pushed its overall height to a mouth-aching 5.1 inches.



    The seven-patty Whopper offer was staged to coincide with the worldwide hoopla tied to the Oct. 22 release of Windows 7, the latest version of Microsoft’s market-share-leading operating system.

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    Anybody hungry? Wow, that's a lot of burger.
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    I wonder if the burger freezes up about halfway thru.
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    Wendy's secret. You can order as many patties as you want.

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    ....and I thought they went overboard when they had the triple Whopper.
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    I just had a small heart attack just from looking at that. Good god. 7 patties. And they wonder why people are getting so fat?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Dimoncutr View Post
    Wendy's secret. You can order as many patties as you want.

    Burger King's secret....you can order a Whopper with no meat. Veggie Whopper! (rawks)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Daisy Hill View Post
    Burger King's secret....you can order a Whopper with no meat. Veggie Whopper! (rawks)
    thats just wrong and a bit odd ...lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresOnlyOneWay View Post
    I wonder if the burger freezes up about halfway thru.
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    Anyone would be foolish to go to BK in a country with such awesome food as Japan.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheresOnlyOneWay View Post
    I wonder if the burger freezes up about halfway thru.
    No, but you do probably have to reboot it after a while.
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