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"I reverse engineered McDonald's internal ordering API and I'm currently placing an order for a McSundae every minute at every McDonald's location in the US to figure out which ones have a broken ice cream machine."

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I knew without checking the results that San Francisco would be #1 πŸ˜†

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@fribbledom Oh hey, all the close ones have working machines. Huh.

@fribbledom I'mma need to fork Mastodon so that I can have a server that lets me favorite this more than once

@fribbledom i was told that the mcdonalds ice cream machine doesnt actually break

it is just a pain in the ass to clean

some employees just claim it was broken so they wont have to clean it

@eichkat3r @fribbledom in the US their ice cream machines run a hot cycle regularly to re-pasteurize the milk and it's easier to say it's broken than to explain the real reason. Source: youtu.be/E0ZxgI59_Ak

@eichkat3r @fribbledom they usually say "is down" or "isn't working" where I'm at, and yeah it's like a multi-hour process apparently, and if you don't do it 100% it'll throw cryptic error messages and refuse to work, necessitating yet another rebuild. Very popular for the late shift to just "clean it" and leave it for the morning shift.

@fribbledom ohhh noooo it color-codes it and I can't tell the difference between working and broken

but hey, I can reverse-engineer this API and

@fribbledom
Cool idea, by what's really mcbroken is this website's layout. It's impossible to view properly on Firefox for Android.

@The_Observer6955
Well it looks and works fine now! It didn't when I posted. πŸ˜„
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