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23 Things You Didn't Know About Whataburger

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2. Whataburger has a secret menu.

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It includes a chicken and pancakes combination, and used to feature a drink called the Hulk (a concoction consisting of Powerade and Vault soda). This is due to the restaurant's almost limitless options for customizing orders.

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4. The numbers that come with each dine-in Whataburger meal are a tribute to the company's original A-frame design.

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7. The ketchup even has its own conspiracy theory.

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Each packet is numbered on the bottom. Theorists believe the numbers indicate different taste variations. Management has actively denied these rumors.

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8. It is also one of the only fast food restaurants to sell its ketchup in grocery stores.

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10. Contrary to popular belief Whataburger was the first fast food restaurant to use quarter-pound beef patties.

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Whataburger has been using quarter-pound beef patties since 1950. McDonald's didn't start using them until 1971.

11. Whatburger has its own version of the Olympics, called "Whatagames."

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Various Whataburger teams compete in different events involving operations, corporate history, and customer service.

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15. Whataburger allows horses in the parking lot and drive-thru.

17. On Valentine’s Day 1996, 24 couples got married at a Whataburger in Dallas.

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18. One couple loved the restaurant so much they had a Whataburger themed wedding.

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20. Founder Harmon Dobson had quite an eventful life before he started the company.

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He supervised construction of military facilities in North Africa, was friends with the ruling family of Bahrain, taught himself how to fly a plane, and ran a diamond mining business in South America.

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