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Old 10-16-10, 12:30 PM   #1
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As I walked out of the local hardware store's door on my hunt for eye nuts, there they were the cookie monsters. Now, who amongst us can resist a cute gap toothed little cookie monster asking you if you want to buy some Chocolate Mint Girl Guide cookies. So I reached into the pocket and pulled out a twenty and the cookie monster's cohort with the same smile said "You want FIVE boxes?" What can I say? Now, what was the formula of cookies per mile we decided on last time?
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Old 10-16-10, 01:25 PM   #2
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I'm so proud of myself...I showed remarkable self control and only bought one box...and then told them to keep it and sell it again.
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I'm so proud of myself...I showed remarkable self control and only bought one box...and then told them to keep it and sell it again.
Not quite the Spirit I would have expected. Thought you would take them along to your Club ride and offer them to the others before the ride.

Luckily we don't have this American tradition over here. And after tasting the "Home Bakes" of the girls in the road- I am glad. Only one can cook anything sensible and she is away at College right now.
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amongst us can resist a cute gap toothed little cookie monster asking you if you want to buy some Chocolate Mint Girl Guide cookies.
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On the other hand, if they hit me up for those chocolate and peanut butter ones, that would be another story.
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UMMMM! Girl Scout Thin Mints! It's the most wonderful time of the year, followed closely by the harvest of the candy corn.
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I am the eigth generation Christmas shortbread baker from a line of professional bakers right up to my father. The only thing I enjoy more than baking it is eating it, so will bank the calories for Christmas. Thank you Guides and Brownies but no, heres 5 bucks. Keep your cookies and go away. I have to work hard enough at staying relatively thin for this sport.
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I suppose this proves there are times when food allergies come in handy. Perfect excuse for not buying cookies.
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Reminds me of a line from the Adam's Family movie. "Girl scout cookies? Are they made from real girl scouts?"
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On the other hand, if they hit me up for those chocolate and peanut butter ones, that would be another story.
Thankfully ,they don't sell that type up here in the Great White North yet!
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Around here we don't get the opportunity to buy girl scout cookies until around March, if memory serves.
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You folks out of the US don't know what you're missing! Thin Mints and Peanut Butter Sandwichs freeze well, if allowed to get cool. My daughters worked their butts off on this fund raiser.

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Weren't the peanut butter sandwich cookies called Savannahs at one time many many years ago? They are my favorite
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UMMMM! Girl Scout Thin Mints! It's the most wonderful time of the year, followed closely by the harvest of the candy corn.
Never cared much for candy corn, but I'm with you on the thin mints. I can eat an entire tube of them. Best energy snack going.
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I'm not interested in Girl Scout cookies. Or Girl Scouts. But some of the Girl Scouts' MOTHERS are something to behold!!!
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Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies are easy to resist, it's those dang Samoas !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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I'm not interested in Girl Scout cookies. Or Girl Scouts. But some of the Girl Scouts' MOTHERS are something to behold!!!
If you buy the cookies, maybe you'll get a chance to meet some. It hasn't worked for me yet, but lord knows, I keep trying. Hey, what the heck, it's worth the price of a box of thin mints.
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