10 Wendy's Items That Were Basically a Bacon Cheeseburger

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List Criteria: Upvote the Wendy's burgers, that though they were really just a bacon cheeseburger, had at least some semblance of creativity and new element thrown in.

For the junkfood junkie, little excites more than a new fast food item, and thankfully for those of us with bellies to bolster, the sheer amount of chains and the competition between them ensures we get new things almost every week. And sure, sometimes they're not all that new - it's predictable, for example, that the fish sandwich you remember from Lent last year will return, and the McRib visits McDonald's as predictably as the price of pork dips. But generally, innovation will out. Even Taco Bell, infamous for using the same key ingredients over and over, finally started throwing in curveball ingredients like Doritos and Cap'n Crunch.
Less so for Wendy's. It's not that they don't introduce new items; it's just that every new item is, essentially, a bacon cheeseburger - no matter what kinds of epic terms precede and follow "baconator." That's great if you like that, but here's the thing: the pleasures of a bacon cheeseburger are basic, and it doesn't matter what else you throw on it. But boy, have they tried. Over and over. Let's now take a moment to remember just how many times they tried to get fancy with a primal meal main event that does not need the assist. Just how many bacon cheeseburgers has Wendy's thrown at fast food fans? Take a look and upvote those that are at least somewhat creative.
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