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Zuckerberg patty vs. Winklevoss fries

March 25, 2011 |  1:01 pm

For a cinematic look at the Facebook story, watch "The Social Network." For the lunchtime version, go to

The site, which solicits pictures of creative sandwiches (it has a generous interpretation of what falls under the category "sandwich"), allows food-loving procrastinators to rate the culinary insanity level on a scale of 10 stars.

The Zuckerburger, a beef, bread and potato interpretation of Facebook featured on the site, artfully divvies up shares of the social media giant using a sliced up patty (although the burger artiste got his/her facts wrong -- Zuckerberg owns a 24% share of Facebook, not the 60% or so the patty claims).

The "Winkle Fries," two crinkle-cut potato strips (presumably representing Zuckerberg nemesis, identical twins Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss) peer dejectedly from the blue-colored plate, appearing sadly abandoned by their burger-mate.

Or maybe they're just tired from years of legal battles (represented by a bright-red squirt of condiment and helpfully labeled "Ketchup Carnage" in the photo). In January, the Winklevoss twins, who have long claimed that Zuckerberg stole their social media idea for his site Facebook, tried to persuade a U.S. appeals court to release them from a $65-million settlement over the founding of Facebook.

Voters have thus far rated the Zuckerburger 8.6 stars worth of insane, falling short of 10 stars awarded to the Carmelo sandwich from Carnegie Deli in New York City (named for NBA player Carmelo Anthony). In a photo, the smoked beef double-tower sandwich stands more than a foot high and could feed a family of seven.


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Photo: The Zuckerburger. Credit: