Standing ovation for man using his KFC bucket as a soda cup

Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images
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We’re so trained to see the world in its standard presentation that it takes a true revolutionary—Dada artists, Timothy Leary, this man—to shake us into reimagining our worldview:

When the above nameless, brave Kentucky Fried Chicken customer was documented filling his chicken bucket from the soda fountain, it changed how people perceive the humble cardboard receptacle.


Everyone knows refilling a water cup with soda will get you a fast-food slap on the wrist, but as for an entire fried chicken bucket? We await a formal policy against it.

Kate Bernot is a freelance writer and a certified beer judge. She was previously managing editor at The Takeout.

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I think the internet is forgetting that KFC used to sell a half gallon soda. It had a handle built in. This guy isn’t innovative, he’s retro....