Maybe he means a promotion at McDonalds with scratch off game pieces? It's pretty cool, cuz the paper had 9 places to scratch, and if you scratched the wrong space, it would say Zap! But if you got the right space, it said something like you win a cheeseburger or something. It's better than today's boring scratch-but-you'll-probably-have-no-chance-of-winning-cuz-theres-only-one-space-to-scratch stuff. Read it here: http://www.atari-history.com/archives/mcdonalds/mcdonalds_atari.html
> Well, I distinctly remember someone (a cereal company?) that had a scratch-off
> type Pac-Man game back in the day, you know, those pieces of cardboard maybe
> 2"x3" that you scratch off the squares to reveal the game's progress?
> Never heard of McDonald's having a promotion like this, and I sure as hell don't
> know how the guy managed to play it for 15 minutes!
> Notice how I don't even question the opening bid price of $4,500.00, as this is
> so obviously a joke/rip-off auction, it's not even worth mentioning.
> <-- If it was dead, it would be Necroflippia (oh, notice the toplessness :)