People Are Decorating Their Trees In The Most Texas Way Ever

By Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli

Published 4:49 pm, Thursday, November 30, 2017
  • > > Fans of Texas' Whataburger have taken to decorating their trees with stolen table tents.>> See facts you didn't know about the burger chain. Photo: Jonesdr77 / Wikipedia
  • > > In celebration of the iconic Texas restaurant chain, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Whataburger. Photo: Courtesy Of Whataburger
  • > > WHATABURGER IS A TEXAS NATIVE:The chain opened its first store in 1950 off of Ayers Street in Corpus Christi. Photo: San Antonio Express-News File Photo / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
  • > > THEY HAVE EXTRA-BIG BUNS:The first Whataburger patties were 
larger than usual, so a local bread company was enlisted to make special
 five-inch buns which are still the standard in 2014. Photo: Whataburger
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  • > > A SLOW START:On its first day in business, the original Whataburger did $50 in sales. Photo: Whataburger
  • > > THE FIRST STORE WASN'T AN A-FRAME:The chain's iconic A-frame design originated at an Odessa location. Photo: Whataburger
  • > > THIS IS THE
  • > > A FAMOUS DIRECTOR ONCE FLIPPED BURGERS:Mike Judge, the brain behind “King of the Hill”, “Office Space", and "Silicon Valley", worked at Whataburger and was once the employee of the month at his store. Photo: PHOTO COURTESY WHATABURGER / Photo courtesy of WHATABURGER
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  • > > THE CHAIN'S DESIGN COLOR SCHEME ISN'T RANDOM:The iconic orange and white stripes came into use because of founder Harmon Dobson's pilot background. Photo: Chronicle File
  • > > YOU CAN ENJOY IT WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR HOME:Whataburger and H-E-B have partnered to bring a number of the San Antonio chain's product to store shelves, including this one, breakfast pork sausage, as well as its Signature Sauces, Original Mayo, Fancy Ketchup, Spicy Ketchup, Original Mustard and Honey Butter. You can even get Whataburger pancake mix and a shelf-stable version of their fries at the grocery store. Photo: Whataburger
  • > > WHATABURGERS ARE EVERYWHERE:You may associate the chain with Texas, but Whataburger now has more than 760 restaurants in 10 states: Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and of course Texas. There's probably a new one being built right now. Photo: LISA KRANTZ, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS / SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS
  • > > ORDER IT YOUR WAY: For the original Whataburger alone, there are 36,864 different order combinations. Photo: Whataburger
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Image 1 of 15 Fans of Texas' Whataburger have taken to decorating their trees with stolen table tents.

>> See facts you didn't know about the burger chain.

Fans of Texas' Whataburger have taken to decorating their trees with stolen table tents.

>> See facts you didn't know about the burger chain.

Photo: Jonesdr77 / Wikipedia Image 2 of 15

In celebration of the iconic Texas restaurant chain, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Whataburger.

In celebration of the iconic Texas restaurant chain, here are 10 things you probably didn't know about Whataburger.

Photo: Courtesy Of Whataburger Image 3 of 15

WHATABURGER IS A TEXAS NATIVE:

The chain opened its first store in 1950 off of Ayers Street in Corpus Christi.

WHATABURGER IS A TEXAS NATIVE:

The chain opened its first store in 1950 off of Ayers Street in Corpus Christi.

Photo: San Antonio Express-News File Photo Image 4 of 15

THEY HAVE EXTRA-BIG BUNS:

The first Whataburger patties were larger than usual, so a local bread company was enlisted to make special five-inch buns which are still the standard in 2014.

THEY HAVE EXTRA-BIG BUNS:

The first Whataburger patties were larger than usual, so a local bread company was enlisted to make special five-inch buns which are still the standard in 2014.

Photo: Whataburger Image 5 of 15 Image 6 of 15

A SLOW START:

On its first day in business, the original Whataburger did $50 in sales.

A SLOW START:

On its first day in business, the original Whataburger did $50 in sales.

Photo: Whataburger Image 7 of 15

THE FIRST STORE WASN'T AN A-FRAME:

The chain's iconic A-frame design originated at an Odessa location.

THE FIRST STORE WASN'T AN A-FRAME:

The chain's iconic A-frame design originated at an Odessa location.

Photo: Whataburger Image 8 of 15

THIS IS THE "WHAT A BURGER" VOICE-OVER GUY:

William H. Bassett isn't from Texas himself, but his gravelly voice is known by Texans across the state for his voice-over work in the chain's classic commercials of yore.

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THIS IS THE "WHAT A BURGER" VOICE-OVER GUY:

William H. Bassett isn't from Texas himself, but his gravelly voice is known by Texans across the state for his voice-over work in the chain's classic commercials of

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A FAMOUS DIRECTOR ONCE FLIPPED BURGERS:

Mike Judge, the brain behind “King of the Hill”, “Office Space", and "Silicon Valley", worked at Whataburger and was once the employee of the month at his store.

A FAMOUS DIRECTOR ONCE FLIPPED BURGERS:

Mike Judge, the brain behind “King of the Hill”, “Office Space", and "Silicon Valley", worked at Whataburger and was once the employee of the month at his store.

Photo: PHOTO COURTESY WHATABURGER Image 10 of 15 Image 11 of 15

THE CHAIN'S DESIGN COLOR SCHEME ISN'T RANDOM:

The iconic orange and white stripes came into use because of founder Harmon Dobson's pilot background.

THE CHAIN'S DESIGN COLOR SCHEME ISN'T RANDOM:

The iconic orange and white stripes came into use because of founder Harmon Dobson's pilot background.

Photo: Chronicle File Image 12 of 15

YOU CAN ENJOY IT WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR HOME:

Whataburger and H-E-B have partnered to bring a number of the San Antonio chain's product to store shelves, including this one, breakfast pork sausage, as well as its Signature Sauces, Original Mayo, Fancy Ketchup, Spicy Ketchup, Original Mustard and Honey Butter. You can even get Whataburger pancake mix and a shelf-stable version of their fries at the grocery store.

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YOU CAN ENJOY IT WITHOUT LEAVING YOUR HOME:

Whataburger and H-E-B have partnered to bring a number of the San Antonio chain's product to store shelves, including this one, breakfast pork sausage, as well as its

... more Photo: Whataburger Image 13 of 15

WHATABURGERS ARE EVERYWHERE:

You may associate the chain with Texas, but Whataburger now has more than 760 restaurants in 10 states: Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and of course Texas. There's probably a new one being built right now.

less

WHATABURGERS ARE EVERYWHERE:

You may associate the chain with Texas, but Whataburger now has more than 760 restaurants in 10 states: Arizona, Arkansas, Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New

... more Photo: LISA KRANTZ, SAN ANTONIO EXPRESS-NEWS Image 14 of 15

ORDER IT YOUR WAY:

For the original Whataburger alone, there are 36,864 different order combinations.

ORDER IT YOUR WAY:

For the original Whataburger alone, there are 36,864 different order combinations.

Photo: Whataburger Image 15 of 15 People are decorating their trees in the most Texas way ever 1 / 15 Back to Gallery

Lets face it, many of us have a collection of Whataburger table tents somewhere in our house, and instead of just having them sit around and collect clutter you can put the numbers to good use for the holiday season.

Texans across the state have been sharing their Christmas decorations on social media, many with a Lone Star twist.

NAILED IT: Texas girl's Whataburger quinceanera photo shoot is all the things

They are decorating their trees with Whataburger tents, and it actually looks kind of amazing. Some people have even gone so far as to have a tree themed after Texas' favorite burger chain.

Added the WHATABURGER touch to our Christmas tree! Lol pic.twitter.com/5AGTbGrFVi

— Juan Alegría (@Juan_alegria81) December 23, 2013

The trend — which based on Twitter images started in the 2010s — shows a level of just how dedicated fans are to the burger chain.

Whataburger Christmas tree! #whataburgerchristmastree #whataburger #christmas #christmastree #texas #whataburger1011

A post shared by Nadia (@shadowkittie86) on

So if you truly love Whataburger, maybe it might be time to take a different approach to holiday decor.

Take a look through the gallery above to see facts you probably didn't know about Texas' beloved burger joint.

  • > > Keep clicking to see weird happenings and cute photos taken at Whataburger. Photo: MySA.com
  • > > Like any good Texan, Miguel Macias didn't need cake. He had a nice Whataburger meal instead in this photo shoot before his first birthday.READ MORE: Houston baby smashes Whataburger instead of cake in first birthday photo shoot Photo: Sweet Hazel Photography/Facebook
  • > > Evelyn Lopez Terrazas took her quinceanera photos to the next level by including Texas accents like cowgirl boots and, of course, Whataburger.READ MORE: Texas girl's Whataburger quinceanera photo shoot goes viral Photo: Crystal Barrientos Crosby
  • > > Luis Limon and Denise Gomez decided to go non-traditional with their engagement photos and the internet loved it. READ MORE: Couple shoots engagement photos at Whataburger - photos get love on Facebook Photo: Courtesy Nicole Conrad
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  • > > Even the biggest rock stars in the world know that when you are in Texas, you stop and grab a Whataburger.READ MORE: Rockers U2 made a pit stop at a Whataburger after their Houston show  Photo: Twitter Screen Grab
  • > > Whataburger and Texans go together like spicy ketchup and fries, especially in a viral photo making the rounds on Facebook.READ MORE: Cowboys on horseback at a Whataburger drive-thru is the most Texan thing you’ll see
  • > > A sleepy Whataburger patron in San Angelo fell asleep in the restaurant's drive-thru lane, crashed into nearby store.READ MORE: Man falls asleep in Whataburger drive-thru lane, crashes into store Photo: Provided By San Angelo Live!/John Basquez
  • > > Kanye West may find his latest Twitter beef with Whataburger, pun intended.READ MORE: Whataburger blasts Kanye West on Twitter
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  • > > Jacon Holbert's senior portraits were far from usual. READ MORE: What a photo: Texas high school student takes Whataburger-themed senior portraits Photo: Jacob Holbert
  • > > A couple of San Antonians have photographic proof that the iconic orange and white roof is actually what sits at the end of the rainbow. READ MORE: Photographic proof that Whataburger is the gold at the end of Texas rainbows Photo: Mendoza, Madalyn S, Provided By Sarah LLoyd
  • > > A Roma, Texas group has made an art of serenading Whataburger employees with "corridos" of their orders.  READ MORE: South Texas trio serenades Whataburger drive-thru with hilarious corrido of their order
  • > > Mario Ramirez Bortolini, a graduate of James Madison High School, took his senior photos at a San Antonio Whataburger on May 21, 2016. READ MORE: San Antonio honor student uses Whataburger as backdrop for graduation photos Photo: Provided By Mario Bortolini
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  • > > Whataburger's response after a recent string of thefts of tea urns.READ MORE: Innocent tea urns are being stolen from Whataburger restaurants in new trend Photo: Mendoza, Madalyn S, Twitter.com
  • > > "Life will be better with a Whataburger emoji. Thanks @TexMoji! Photo: Medina, Mariah, Twitter
  • > > A screenshot from the video show a brawl that occurred at a Whataburger in Edinburg.READ MORE: Video catches brawl inside Whataburger in South Texas Photo: White, Tyler L, Screengrab/Courtesy Photo
  • > > One Texas couple showed their passion for Whataburger by transforming their newborn into a taquito. READ MORE: Couple's 14-hour road trip to Whataburger inspires 'Whatababy' photo Photo: Courtesy/Allie Rae Photography / Allie Rae Photography http://www.photosbyallierae.com
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Keep clicking to see weird happenings and cute photos taken at Whataburger.

Keep clicking to see weird happenings and cute photos taken at Whataburger.

Photo: MySA.com Image 2 of 20 Like any good Texan, Miguel Macias didn't need cake. He had a nice Whataburger meal instead in this photo shoot before his first birthday.

READ MORE: Houston baby smashes Whataburger instead of cake in first birthday photo shoot less

Like any good Texan, Miguel Macias didn't need cake. He had a nice Whataburger meal instead in this photo shoot before his first birthday.

READ MORE: Houston baby smashes Whataburger instead of cake in first ... more

Photo: Sweet Hazel Photography/Facebook Image 3 of 20 Evelyn Lopez Terrazas took her quinceanera photos to the next level by including Texas accents like cowgirl boots and, of course, Whataburger.

READ MORE: Texas girl's Whataburger quinceanera photo shoot goes viral less

Evelyn Lopez Terrazas took her quinceanera photos to the next level by including Texas accents like cowgirl boots and, of course, Whataburger.

READ MORE: Texas girl's Whataburger quinceanera photo shoot goes ... more

Photo: Crystal Barrientos Crosby Image 4 of 20 Luis Limon and Denise Gomez decided to go non-traditional with their engagement photos and the internet loved it.

READ MORE: Couple shoots engagement photos at Whataburger - photos get love on Facebook

Luis Limon and Denise Gomez decided to go non-traditional with their engagement photos and the internet loved it.

READ MORE: Couple shoots engagement photos at Whataburger - photos get love on Facebook

Photo: Courtesy Nicole Conrad Image 5 of 20 Image 6 of 20 Even the biggest rock stars in the world know that when you are in Texas, you stop and grab a Whataburger.

READ MORE: Rockers U2 made a pit stop at a Whataburger after their Houston show

Even the biggest rock stars in the world know that when you are in Texas, you stop and grab a Whataburger.

READ MORE: Rockers U2 made a pit stop at a Whataburger after their Houston show

Photo: Twitter Screen Grab Image 7 of 20 Whataburger and Texans go together like spicy ketchup and fries, especially in a viral photo making the rounds on Facebook.

READ MORE: Cowboys on horseback at a Whataburger drive-thru is the most Texan thing you’ll see less

Whataburger and Texans go together like spicy ketchup and fries, especially in a viral photo making the rounds on Facebook.

READ MORE: Cowboys on horseback at a Whataburger drive-thru is the most Texan thing ... more

Image 8 of 20 A sleepy Whataburger patron in San Angelo fell asleep in the restaurant's drive-thru lane, crashed into nearby store.

READ MORE: Man falls asleep in Whataburger drive-thru lane, crashes into store

A sleepy Whataburger patron in San Angelo fell asleep in the restaurant's drive-thru lane, crashed into nearby store.

READ MORE: Man falls asleep in Whataburger drive-thru lane, crashes into store

Photo: Provided By San Angelo Live!/John Basquez Image 9 of 20

Kanye West may find his latest Twitter beef with Whataburger, pun intended.

READ MORE: Whataburger blasts Kanye West on Twitter

Kanye West may find his latest Twitter beef with Whataburger, pun intended.

READ MORE: Whataburger blasts Kanye West on Twitter

Image 10 of 20 Image 11 of 20 Jacon Holbert's senior portraits were far from usual.

READ MORE: What a photo: Texas high school student takes Whataburger-themed senior portraits

Jacon Holbert's senior portraits were far from usual.

READ MORE: What a photo: Texas high school student takes Whataburger-themed senior portraits

Photo: Jacob Holbert Image 12 of 20 A couple of San Antonians have photographic proof that the iconic orange and white roof is actually what sits at the end of the rainbow.

READ MORE: Photographic proof that Whataburger is the gold at the end of Texas rainbows less

A couple of San Antonians have photographic proof that the iconic orange and white roof is actually what sits at the end of the rainbow.

READ MORE: Photographic proof that Whataburger is the gold at the end of ... more

Photo: Mendoza, Madalyn S, Provided By Sarah LLoyd Image 13 of 20 A Roma, Texas group has made an art of serenading Whataburger employees with "corridos" of their orders.

READ MORE: South Texas trio serenades Whataburger drive-thru with hilarious corrido of their order

A Roma, Texas group has made an art of serenading Whataburger employees with "corridos" of their orders.

READ MORE: South Texas trio serenades Whataburger drive-thru with hilarious corrido of their order

Image 14 of 20 Mario Ramirez Bortolini, a graduate of James Madison High School, took his senior photos at a San Antonio Whataburger on May 21, 2016.

READ MORE: San Antonio honor student uses Whataburger as backdrop for graduation photos less

Mario Ramirez Bortolini, a graduate of James Madison High School, took his senior photos at a San Antonio Whataburger on May 21, 2016.

READ MORE: San Antonio honor student uses Whataburger as backdrop for ... more

Photo: Provided By Mario Bortolini Image 15 of 20 Image 16 of 20 Whataburger's response after a recent string of thefts of tea urns.

READ MORE: Innocent tea urns are being stolen from Whataburger restaurants in new trend

Whataburger's response after a recent string of thefts of tea urns.

READ MORE: Innocent tea urns are being stolen from Whataburger restaurants in new trend

Photo: Mendoza, Madalyn S, Twitter.com Image 17 of 20 "Life will be better with a Whataburger emoji. Thanks @TexMoji! "Life will be better with a Whataburger emoji. Thanks @TexMoji! Photo: Medina, Mariah, Twitter Image 18 of 20 A screenshot from the video show a brawl that occurred at a Whataburger in Edinburg.

READ MORE: Video catches brawl inside Whataburger in South Texas

A screenshot from the video show a brawl that occurred at a Whataburger in Edinburg.

READ MORE: Video catches brawl inside Whataburger in South Texas

Photo: White, Tyler L, Screengrab/Courtesy Photo Image 19 of 20 One Texas couple showed their passion for Whataburger by transforming their newborn into a taquito.

READ MORE: Couple's 14-hour road trip to Whataburger inspires 'Whatababy' photo

One Texas couple showed their passion for Whataburger by transforming their newborn into a taquito.

READ MORE: Couple's 14-hour road trip to Whataburger inspires 'Whatababy' photo

Photo: Courtesy/Allie Rae Photography Image 20 of 20 Whataburger antics and photo shoots 1 / 20 Back to Gallery

Daniela Sternitzky-Di Napoli is a digital producer at

Chron.com. You can read more of her stories

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