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Would you like fries with that?

Posted by Captain_Bob on 18/12/2017 at 23:49

It had to happen sooner or later. Ronald McDonald has landed on Phi Phi Island. Paradise lost, with cheese ;-)

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Posted by amnicoll on 19/12/2017 at 01:51

Some of us may just be able to resist this temptation- I hope

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Posted by somtam2000 on 19/12/2017 at 18:54 admin

Thanks for ruining my day!


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Posted by DLuek on 21/12/2017 at 06:45 TF writer

I'm sure they'll put in the customary wai-ing Ronald McDonald statue, and it will be the most selfied place on the island. (Like it already is on Khao San.)

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Posted by gecktrek on 21/12/2017 at 15:06

hey, the first maccas i saw (with statue) in thailand was the branch on silom rod back in 1990... can not imagine i would ever choose maccas over local thai food (soo much choice!)...

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Posted by exacto on 21/12/2017 at 15:57

I remember when the first McDonald's in Thailand opened in early 1985. It is the branch around the corner from the Erawan Shrine. Back then, the only people in there were western expats and foreign tourists. Things have changed. I still like McDonald's better in places like Thailand because the staff is so high quality, making for a much better experience than back here in the states. Plus, like DLuek says, there is the wai-ing statue too...

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Posted by davelliot on 7/1/2018 at 21:59

Back in the 1990's the Governor of Phuket once suggested Phi Phi be closed to tourism.

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