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    The nefarious Girl Scout cookie

    They are here again, vile, evil, tools of the devil. Just sayin'

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
    They are here again, vile, evil, tools of the devil. Just sayin'
    yes. I mean, if I eat a chocolate chip cookie, the damn thing better have chocolate chips in it, but do girl scout cookies have girl scouts in them? NO... freakin' liars...

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    I personally don't care for them, which is unfortunate as I have two nieces who sell them ... and so Aunt Tude has to buy some ...

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    I like them. They keep shrinking tho.
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    I had some Tagalong ice cream a while back. It was incredibly good. Rivaled Moose Tracks.
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    When I sold them back in the dark ages, you got a big box for just 50 cents. I still love the Thin Mints.
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    How much of the cash goes to the girl scouts and how much goes to the bakery?
    I cannot stand the cookies, I mean, really, they are crap. But I don't mind supporting local youth groups. I just do it with straight cash donations. Keep your wrapping paper, slim jims, cookies, magazine subscriptions, etc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by thomson View Post
    How much of the cash goes to the girl scouts and how much goes to the bakery?
    I saw it recently and it's a pretty small piece of the cookie, so to speak. They sell for $3.50 per box and I think the scouts get around 15% of that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
    I saw it recently and it's a pretty small piece of the cookie, so to speak. They sell for $3.50 per box and I think the scouts get around 15% of that.
    That sucks

    [edit] I bet the Girl Scouts Corp gets some of that 15% as well. I wonder how much actually makes it to the local troop, 10 each box sold?
    Last edited by thomson; 02-13-09 at 10:36 AM.

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    I still wonder if they are made with real girl scouts.

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    skip the cookies....just eat the girl scouts.

    um...wait, that doesn't sound right.

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    WTF is that smell? crackerjab's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    skip the cookies....just eat the girl scouts.

    um...wait, that doesn't sound right.
    You sick sick man. I like it.

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    A Girl Scout grabbed my hand and wouldn't let go. I interpreted as a threat when she pushed a box of cookies at me.

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    I rode the 5 Boro Bike Tour this past year and saw a lady with a basket on the front of her bike filled with boxes of Girl Scout cookies. Not to sell, mind you, but to eat along the way. I was mildly entertained.
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    Wow, I have never even seen the word "nefarious" until yesterday. And suddenly I run across it two days in a row. I better look up its definition, I guess...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Suzie Green View Post
    They are here again, vile, evil, tools of the devil. Just sayin'
    Hey, thanks for letting us know it's that season.
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    A troop leader told me yesterday that the local troop gets 75 cents per box, then each level up the organizational ladder, all the way to National, gets part of the rest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ka_Jun View Post
    A Girl Scout grabbed my hand and wouldn't let go. I interpreted as a threat when she pushed a box of cookies at me.
    I see what you did there.

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    I saw on a documentary on one of the cable channels that the "retail" price of the cookies is actually determined by the local group, so it is interesting that $3.50 seems to be the going rate almost everywhere...

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    Quote Originally Posted by crackerjab View Post
    I see what you did there.
    So did she. I used a move I learned from watching Steven Seagal in "Hard to Kill".

    Lesson learned, kid. Lesson learned.

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    Who farted? Ka_Jun's Avatar
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    For the life of me, I always read these as "Tagalogs".

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    Quote Originally Posted by con View Post
    A troop leader told me yesterday that the local troop gets 75 cents per box, then each level up the organizational ladder, all the way to National, gets part of the rest.

    If one believes Wikipedia

    "Each Girl Scout council operates their own cookie sale. They set the price per box based on the local economy. The profits are divided by their own formula. Local troops get around 10 percent to 15 percent of the price paid, the council takes more than 50 percent, and the manufacturer gets the remainder. For a $4 box the local troop will earn between 40 and 60 cents per box."

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    It's not those cookies that get me. It's that gal-derned cookie dough my daughter sells for school. Big tubs of it. And then the wife starts with the scooping. And the baking. And I start feeling a bit randy, baby. Especially if the peanut butter ones are in the oven.

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    I always thought of them more as insidious, but I get your meaning.

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    - it's pretty well established that Hitler was an *******.

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