Super Mario aims to make McDonalds UK meals happy again

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  1. McHaggis
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    If you're a parent, you'll undoubtedly know how annoying happy meal toys are. Let's face it, they're mostly crap, but the marketing strategy works because your kids will pester you until they get one. Well, this might be one time you don't try and leave the toy in the restaurant or throw it away after 10 minutes because your child has lost interest:

    :arrow: McDonalds UK
     
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  2. Fluto

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    That Mario is really super
     
  3. Arras

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    Heh, we've had those for quite some time here. I have a Mario in warp pipe sitting right next to me.
     
  4. Vengenceonu

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    Breaking News: Mcdonalds disguises drug trade behind mario themed promotion. Inside the "Happy meals" kids find their choice of a mario toy while the parents find "(Mu)shrooms and Fire plants(marajuana).
     
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  6. Veho

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    We had those a few months ago, I bought two. Fortunately Happy Meal toys can be bought separately and you don't have to get the meal if you don't want to.

    Warning: Spoilers inside!
     
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  7. Pong20302000

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    just for the DATE in the UK, its the 19th of March these are released

    currently its the LEGO Movie drinking cups (started on the 5th) until the 18th of March
     
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    yeah super McMario fuck off ronald your being replaced!!
     
  9. Clydefrosch

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    so its just little figurines, yes? what else is new?
     
  10. Gahars

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    Ew, why would I want a meal, happy or otherwise, from Nintendo? They only eat crow.
     
  11. m_babble

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    Isn't this contradictory to Nintendo's health initiatives they've been talking about?
     
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    The fatter people get, the better the market for Wii Fit sequels!
     
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    That's the genius part. They do this promotion, and then up the promotion on things like WiiFit or Just Dance and get kids to buy WiiU consoles.
     
  14. zeello

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    Maybe Nintendo is doing this to troll PETA.
     
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  16. darky2003

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    here in belguim we already had those mario toys, nice to have em all but i only have two of all the mario characters :(
     
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    NSMB themed? Shouldn't they market SM3DW?
     
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    Can I come over & chill with you bro :)
     
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    One Super happy meal please.
    Keep the food, thank you!
     
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    Maybe not? Link
     
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