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Jay Lake
Date: 2012-08-14 05:42
Subject: [food] The One True Girl Scout Cookie
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Tags:food, funny, polls
Hard on the heels of the recent Pop-Tart fracas, the question of the One True Girl Scout Cookie has arisen, whilst on a recent hiking trip. Disagreements were expounded. Hard words were said. Faces were turned away.

Once again, the mighty power of the Internets must be invoked to deal with a critical question of our times. What is the One True Girl Scout Cookie?

The poll is here.

Once the poll has run for a few days, I'll make a post tallying up the results, and also revealing which Girl Scout cookie I personally favor.

Mmm, Girl Scout cookies.

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Jim Hetley: Powers
User: jhetley
Date: 2012-08-14 12:58 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
But are they made from real Girl Scouts?
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Laura Anne Gilman
User: suricattus
Date: 2012-08-14 13:54 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I knew someone would have made this joke before I got here...

(I should have known it would be Jim)
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User: (Anonymous)
Date: 2012-08-14 13:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Wait. It's not 100% universal that the answer is Thin Mints? What kind of world do we live in?
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User: shsilver
Date: 2012-08-14 14:35 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
While I might like the peanut butter patties best, I have no doubt that thin mints are the platonic ideal of girl scout cookies.
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User: martianmooncrab
Date: 2012-08-14 15:26 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
they make a candy bar now too, I havent had the nerve to try them yet, but I have one of each flavor on the kitchen counter mocking me.
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User: twilight2000
Date: 2012-08-14 15:29 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I'm amused that Kittehz is outpacing Tim Tams ;>
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They Didn't Ask Me
User: dr_phil_physics
Date: 2012-08-14 15:31 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
There's the canonical answer: Thin Mints (duh). My personal favorite: peanut butter`sandwich.

We get a Girl Scout cookie ice cream -- the Samosa caramel is disgustingly perfect.

Unlike Pop Tarts, Girl Scout cookies are real food. (grin)

Dr. Phil
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mlerules: Cruella
User: mlerules
Date: 2012-08-14 15:37 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
The link sends me to the results of the poll but I wanna take place in the voting and stick in my oar (cheap two-cent one) for Thin Mints.
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miki garrison: jello brain
User: mikigarrison
Date: 2012-08-14 16:58 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:jello brain
My personal fave is the tagalong, even if the one true cookie can never be anything but a thin mint. :)
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slweippert: Muse laughs
User: slweippert
Date: 2012-08-14 20:41 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Keyword:Muse laughs
As someone who sold Girl Scout cookies way back when, I *know* which is the most iconic of them all.

Thin Mints! Thin Mints! Thin Mints!
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User: (Anonymous)
Date: 2012-08-14 20:43 (UTC)
Subject: Girl Scout Cookies.
Seriously, Jay? There's even a question?

The Thin Mint IS the cookie-equivalent of the One Ring. :LOL:

Suzan H.
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User: keikaimalu
Date: 2012-08-15 02:32 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
There really is no question. On the poll, it should have read, "Thin Mints. Duh."
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User: mmegaera
Date: 2012-08-16 00:44 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
No wonder Samoas are losing. They're not spelled right!

Thin mints are good. Samoas are brilliant.
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