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McDonald's ends 2 for $2, diners not lovin' it

Posted: 7:11 AM, Feb 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-02-26 19:33:53Z

Well, it was nice while it lasted.

That's what many McDonald's customers are saying right now, as they discover the chain's super winter promotion is now ending.

Customers pulling up to many McD's restaurants this week are discovering the McPick 2 for$ 2 deal gone.

That was the deal that let you get two burgers, McChickens, or other items for 2 bucks, or just a dollar each.

In its place, at many restaurants, is a similar new deal. 

But, in case you didn't notice, the price is higher

Stores Changing Menus

Not all stores have done it yet, but the website Consumerist reports McDonald's is in the process of changing to a McPick 2 for $5.

Viewers tell us they are seeing the change at some restaurants this week.

It will let you get 2 Filet 'o Fish sandwiches, or in some cases 2 Big Macs, etcetera, for $5. But customers are unhappy,  many lighting up Twitter and Facebook with negative comments.

The report says some stores still have the old deal but says the new one should be in all stores on March 1st.

Was Always a Limited Promotion

Analysts have said all winter that the 2 for$ 2 deal was not a money maker. And McDonald's, in its defense, said it was a limited promotion.

So if you still find 2 for 2 at some restaurants, grab it now, so you don't waste your money.

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