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The hand-over

By saltireblue    
Taken at the drive-through of a well-known fast-food chain that uses a yellow and red clown in its advertising.
This is an image I've had in mind for a long time, just never been in this location at lunchtime when there were customers in attendance.
And before any comments are made, I was there ONLY as a photographer, not as a customer. Wild horses wouldn't get me eating their products...

There are many alternative titles for this image, so come on, don't be shy...let's have yours...

Many thanks for all the interest in comments on and awards given to my previous image. All very appreciated.

Many thanks for bothering


Tags: Food Cars People Black and white Candids Drive thru

Voters: bliba, PhilT2, taggart and 47 more

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bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
29 Jan 2018 4:06PM
I love shot like this are a great story teller - EXCELLENT WinkWinkWink
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
29 Jan 2018 4:12PM
ditto to Oliver's comment!

and NO--- I asked a neighbor once--who chose to seek a bargain on an opening day--- How was it?
Reply----ummmmmm--Adequate-- if you are hungry!
banehawi Plus
16 2.3k 4177 Canada
29 Jan 2018 4:17PM
Take it back, its awful.
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.4k 2295 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 4:24PM
See my comment just now on Ollie's upload...
I have eaten McDonalds once in my life. Many years ago, in the Soviet period, we had a little Russian boy staying with us and he desperately wanted to go. Even he admitted disappointment...
It is frightening that people think this is food. The cardboard box is probably tastier and more nutritious...
Good picture by the way, all the characterless anonymity.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
29 Jan 2018 4:36PM

Quote:...Wild horses wouldn't get me eating their products...
Me neither Malc! Grin It looks like plastic food to me, made for photoshoots rather than eating. We had a McDonalds here in the centre of Wakefield for several years - a few months ago it closed down...say no more... Wink
Great candid shot though! SmileSmile
Trev Smile
franken Plus
18 5.2k 4 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 4:53PM
Excellent, Malc!

I've changed my mind, I don't want it!Smile
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.4k 2295 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 5:01PM
Just as a postscript, I remember a French friend's comment when McD opened in Paris, and she realised that they didn't supply crockery or cutlery. 'They are treating us like farm animals'.
29 Jan 2018 5:14PM
if you see a drive-thru outlet, don't stop, just keep driving thru
and a nicely taken and framed shot here, Malc
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
29 Jan 2018 5:22PM
Returns within 28 days ?😀😀
bluesandtwos 11 437 1 England
29 Jan 2018 5:36PM
Vomit bag? Smile
29 Jan 2018 5:52PM
Well I reckon if it's good enough for Donald Trump, it's g....oh,er... okay, scrap that! BlushBlushBlush
woolybill1 Plus
14 34 76 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 6:09PM
"I had to hire this car to get here. Now the only way out is UP".
The only time I have consumed a product from (that establishment) was in Paris . . . A FRENCH colleague suggested it as a gap-filler so that we wouldn't miss first showing in an art-house cinema.
The 'benefits' of the soggy mess didn't last till we entered the auditorium.
Excellent photo, Malc.

P.S.: I must observe that this particular colleague only lasted a few months at our twin school. No surprise there!
jasonrwl Plus
10 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 7:16PM
The Drop!

Nice one Malc
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 8:26PM
Love the photograph but my natural revulsion at the idea of eating anything from there has crippled my brain so I can't think of a title.
Kurt42 17 2.9k 1 United Kingdom
29 Jan 2018 10:43PM
Great capture.

Safe pair of hands? I refer, of course, to those of the cameraman.

rontear Plus
17 23 9 England
29 Jan 2018 10:51PM
Superb !! Malc, my award.
femape 3 Argentina
30 Jan 2018 1:44AM
Excelente encuadre.
30 Jan 2018 7:30AM
"Take this back, it tastes awful."
Just a different slant on the title Malc but a great shot with excellent timing and composition.

Nikonuser1 Plus
8 165 16 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2018 8:37AM
He forgot his LunchWinkWink A excellent capture Malc SmileSmile

Fefe Plus
9 54 34 United Kingdom
30 Jan 2018 1:41PM
"Excuse me Miss.......Think it feels cold "
rambler Plus
12 1.0k 17 England
30 Jan 2018 1:58PM
"We have to stop meeting like this, can't you get a proper job"?
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
2 Feb 2018 11:42AM
Excellent work
Perfect timing Malc.
Isabel GrinGrin
NeilWigan Plus
10 17 16 England
3 Feb 2018 11:34PM
Just been reading that Norway is possibly the wealthiest nation ,per capita, on earth it did not say if it was before or after you arrived ,just interested.
danbrann 16 640 17
15 Feb 2018 7:57PM
I just wonder what is in the packet.I,m very suspicious when I see a handover like this. Good timing Malc.Were you in the car behind him.
clicknimagine Plus
10 723 101 India
13 Aug 2018 5:34PM
clicknimagine Plus
10 723 101 India
13 Aug 2018 7:13PM
have a late little one from me as i have not seen it before...
22 Sep 2018 10:18PM
Love this.
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
7 May 2019 5:21PM
Make me think of "The simpel is often the best" Smile

Arne Smile

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