Houston McDonald's Are Giving Away These Weird-As-Hell Frorks on Friday

Why, McDonald's, why?EXPAND
Why, McDonald's, why?
Photo courtesy of McDonald's
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Back on Monday, May 1, McDonald’s revealed its newest wacky invention, the Frork, a fry-pronged fork, that the company refers to as "a quasi-utensil," one made for scooping up sandwich spills from its new line of Signature Crafted Recipes and then eating off the fry prongs. Sounds like a lot of work just to put the fries in the frork and use it, but just in case this is unclear: Make sure to order fries, so you can, you know, use your quasi-utensil.

The Frork is the second bizarre McDonald's invention to launch in 2017, which also includes the STRAW, or Suction Tube for Reverse Axial Withdrawal, a high-tech straw meant for better milkshake drinking, though it looks and sounds like some important part that came off your pet hamster's water dispenser. One hopes the STRAW and Frork won't be the last of these weirdo McDonald's utensils, which if anything might be stockpiled to use as shank-worthy weaponry against cannibals and leather daddies in the impending Cormac McCarthian apocalypse.

The frork comes in for the kill.EXPAND
The frork comes in for the kill.
Photo courtesy of McDonald's

McDonald's will make it a tad easier to stockpile these in your end times bunker by offering complimentary Frorks (to paying customers, natch) on Friday, May 5. Various Houston McDonald’s locations will be giving them away when customers purchase one of the new Signature Crafted Recipes sandwiches, which will set you back a little more than $5 a piece. Customers will also receive a free medium fry and soft drink with the purchase of a Signature Crafted Recipes sandwich from May 4 through May 8.

Participating Houston restaurants:

185 West Road
503 College Avenue
811 Louisiana, M120
940 North Wilcrest
1250 Eastex Freeway
1405 Post Oak Boulevard
1819 West Mount Houston
2505 Almeda Genoa
2727 Bay Area
3611 North Main
4650 Highway 6
4803 FM 1960 West
5911 South Braeswood
6000 Gulf Freeway
6509 Washington Avenue
6815 Harrisburg
8010 South Gessner
8147 Katy Freeway
9411 Jensen
10450 Northwest Freeway
10777 Beechnut
12020 Northwest Freeway
12085 Veterans Memorial
12614 Tomball Parkway
13532 Beechnut
15505 Wallisville
17250 FM 249
17970 FM 529

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