In 2000, Singapore’s McDonald’s rest …

singapore-riot-hello-kittyIn 2000, Singapore’s McDonald’s restaurants gave out Hello Kitty dolls adorned in wedding gowns. The promotion was so popular that people went to McDonald’s and bought more hamburgers than they’d intend to eat, discarding the meat to get the toys. Unfortunately, supply of the dolls didn’t quite reach demand, leading to a riot in one franchise. Due to the violence, area McDonald’s did something unheard of for a hamburger vendor — they limited the number of hamburgers that any one customer could purchase at a time.

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