If you live in the Miami area and are the unlucky recipient of undesirable Christmas gifts, you’ll soon be able to trade them for a possibly not-much-more-desirable Burger King offering.
Customers who show up to the Burger King on Arthur Godfrey Road in Miami Beach (as well as a few outposts in Brazil and London) will be able to hand over items — like the book you already have a copy of, underwear that’s two sizes too small from grandma, and obscenely large candy canes — in exchange for a Whopper.
What will be accepted is at the discretion of Burger King staff, so don’t think you can bring actual garbage in to get your free burger. Plus, that would also be a rude move — the unwanted gifts will be donated to an unspecified charity, “because someone's unwanted gift can be someone else's treasure.”
The exchanges can be made on December 26 from 10:30 a.m. through to 5 p.m. Those who aren’t in the Miami vicinity can post pictures on Twitter or Instagram of their unwanted birthday gifts with the hashtag #WhopperExchange (the first 100 to do so will receive some kind of mystery surprise).
Burger King is billing this as a “Christmas Miracle.” If a free, mass-produced burger is what counts as a miracle these days, then America has fallen very far indeed.