Are Onion Rings an Acceptable Burger Topping?

Sure raw and grilled onions are staple burger toppings found just about everywhere beef hits a griddle or a grill, but what about their deep fried friend? Mostly found on "Western" burgers also containing barbecue sauce, bacon and chedder, can they break free of their rodeo stereotype or are they doomed to life of "Yee Haws!"? And if they are an acceptable topping, are battered or breaded onion rings the way to allium-beef nirvana?

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