A MCDONALD’S fan claims to have discovered what the large flap
on the fries box is actually for.
@todayyearsoldig says the cardboard can be folded and then used
as a ledge for your favourite condiment.
Did y’all know the flap on your fries box
actually has a purpose? pic.twitter.com/abptKfFxSB
— Today Years Old (@todayyearsoldig)
January 5, 2019
“Did y’all know the flap on your fries box actually has a
purpose?” he wrote on Twitter, alongside a photo of the flap at a
90 degree angle to hold ketchup.
The takeaway hack has been retweeted nearly 200 times and liked
by 485 people.
“Holy crap,” commented one fan, while another joked:
Not everyone was impressed with the suggestion, though.
Ask for fries without salt
to get a fresh batchGetty Images – Getty Visit the chain when the
menus are switching over to get the best foodAlamy
“To accidentally catapult ketchup all over your nice clean
shirt?” one person replied.
Another said: “You can bend anything and it will turn into a
McDonald’s have not commented on the tip, and it’s likely the
large flap is needed to stop the chips spilling out of the
employee revealed how to always get fresh fries.
He told The Sun Online: “Order your chips without any salt
because then we have to make a fresh batch of fries.
“We also have to clean out the tray that the fries are stored
in to make sure no salt gets on them.”
He said to visit the chain just after peak times when the menus
are changing over because that is when the food will come out the
The employee said: “The peak times are eight and 10, 12 and
two, and five and seven.”
He added that the worst times to come are during actual peak
times because of how busy it gets.
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The flap on your McDonald’s fries box can be used to hold your ketchup, reveals fast food fan