McDonald's says the spoon is a key part in the making of the McFlurry. Because of the volume of McFlurries being made, it isn't time or cost effective to clean beaters between orders. The spoon is used as a disposable beater, which is why it's buried deep in the ice cream when you get your hands on it.

The company wants to make up for the confusion by giving anyone who made the fumble and sucked on the end of a spoon by giving you another chance to not look lie an idiot.

On May 4th, all of us fools can get a free regular sized Caramel Brownie McFlurry. The offer will be in their app, so make sure you have that before you show up and look like a bigger dork.

Don't want to go out to get it? From May 3rd-9th, you can get your free McFlurry if you UberEats when you make a purchase of $15 or more.

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