A Frork, huh? The McDonald's marketing department needs to get a grip. I caught this story via News 12 New Jersey this morning and spent roughly an hour fact checking it before saying a word about it. Why? Because it's absurd.

Even after seeing it confirmed on the McDonald's website, I was looking for some sign that it was a prank or perhaps an April Fools joke that I was a month late on. But nope, it's real.

Fast food chains need to go back to the basics. Otherwise they wind up thinking too far outside the box and run stupid promotions like this. Stop trying to reinvent the wheel.

If you are for some reason interested in experiencing the Frork, McDonald's says it can be obtained at one of the following New Jersey locations:

31 North Arkansas Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
600 North Albany Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
326 South Washington Avenue, Bergenfield, NJ 07621
1505 Blackwood-Clementon Road, Blackwood, NJ 08012
425 Broad Street, Bloomfield, NJ 07003
568 Myrtle Ave., Boonton, NJ 07005
1872 Route 88, Brick, NJ 08723
227 N. Main St., Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
10 Simpson Road, Columbia, NJ 07832
496 US Rte 130 So, East Windsor, NJ 08520
18 Route 25, Eatontown, NJ 07724
910 White Horse Pike, Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215
78 Route 9, Englishtown, NJ 07726
293 Route 206, Flanders, NJ 07836
72 Reaville Ave. Rt 31, Flemington, NJ 08822
176 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ 07932
Route 23 North, Franklin, NJ 07416
3636 Route 9, Freehold, NJ 07728
343 River Street, Hackensack, NJ 07601
461 Route 31 South, Hampton, NJ 08827
234 Washington Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030
122 Delsea Drive, Hurffville, NJ 08080
428 Grand Street, Jersey City, NJ 07303
735 Route 15 South, Lake Hopatcong, NJ 07849
408 Route 9 South, Lanoka Harbor, NJ 08734
460 Route 9 South, Little Egg Harbor, NJ 08087
700 Warwick Rd., Magnolia, NJ 08049
403 Delsea Dr, Malaga, NJ 08328
340 Route 72, Manahawkin, NJ 08050
4478 Black Horse Pike, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
6048 Harding Highway, Mays Landing, NJ 08330
534 Monmouth Road, Millstone, NJ 08514
1660 Rt. 38, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060
1108 Rt. 73 & Church Rd., Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054
101-115 Clinton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07101
772 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102
188 Springfield Ave, Newark, NJ 07103
240 Livingston Street, Northvale, NJ 07647
1111 Route 9 North, Old Bridge, NJ 08857
145-147 Main Street, Orange, NJ 07050
15-31 Central Ave, Passaic, NJ 07055
186-194 3rd Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07514
1045 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, NJ 08232
2024 Route 1 South, Rahway, NJ 07065
100-108 Westfield Ave., Roselle Park, NJ 07204
189 U.S. 46 #1, Saddle Brook, NJ 07662
1967 Route 22, Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
316 Durham Ave, South Plainfield, NJ 07080
843 Fischer Blvd, Toms River, NJ 08753
501 S. Chambers Street, Trenton, , NJ 08609
3211-15 Kennedy Blvd, Union City, NJ 07087
209 Berlin Rd., Voorhees, NJ 08045

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