[ExI] roboburgers to go
kellycoinguy at gmail.com
Wed Sep 25 20:57:37 UTC 2013
On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 4:44 PM, spike <spike66 at att.net> wrote:
> McDonalds, traditional, familiar, good food, ultrathin profit margins, a
> little boring perhaps. They make most of their actual corporate money in
> land speculation: plunk down a restaurant in a promising location and wait
> for land values to rise while occupying it with a steady if small money
> maker, and don’t worry about getting rich on the burgers and fries, you
> I can imagine the first guy to show up in this environment with a burger
> machine will make piles of money so high it will make your butt hurt just
> to look at it.
McDonald's business model doesn't seem to be about good food to me. It
seems to be about appealing to children, who drag their parents kicking and
screaming into the joint.
> Key: make the robo-burgers to where we can watch it being made and
> noooobody visibly working anything, runs 24/7 and isn’t it so easy to
> imagine, HEY HOMELESS GUY, come on over here, I’ll buy you a burger just to
> watch this marvelous thing run.
So this joint would be about the geek in the family dragging everyone else
in... only to enjoy a really good burger at the end of the day. It really
is brilliant. Kickstarter anyone? :-)
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