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Old 01-24-2016, 11:33 PM   #21
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Thin Mints and Samoas all the way here. I can't wait to begin stocking up!
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Old 01-25-2016, 04:36 AM   #22
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Yeah, here in Silly Valley everything is premium priced, not just the real estate. Neighborhood politics force my hand every year, even at $5.00 a box. Girl Scout Councils have Twitter feeds?
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Old 01-25-2016, 05:16 AM   #23
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Thin mints and cold milk...but I've been bad for the last couple days. I've got to chill out.


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Old 01-25-2016, 06:51 AM   #24
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I would kill for Thin Mints. Those cookies are SO good. If I had less of a problem with being overweight I'd buy a box of Thin Mints. A bunch of them. A wheelbarrow full.
Hey, I'd not only buy, but consume the entire box in a single gorge fest.
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Old 01-25-2016, 08:26 AM   #25
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Yeah, it's easy to munch through first one and then a second cellophane sleeve of Thin Mints...
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Old 01-25-2016, 08:44 AM   #26
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I've recently gone mostly gluten free, but I'm sure that all Girl Scout cookies meet that criteria


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Old 01-25-2016, 08:51 AM   #27
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Actually, there is a gluten-free cookie on the website that was linked up thread... Now you have NO excuse!
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When DD and DS were away in college we would buy two boxes of everything from the first Girl Scout who came to the door so we could mail them to our kids in the dorm. It was so much fun to see the little girl's face light up when she heard our order. We would also order a couple of boxes from any subsequent salesscout (if a kid comes to the door selling anything, we buy it--it's not really about the product). I've never bought them from a booth where adults are helping or from an order form circulated by mom or dad at the office.

I hope we get someone selling them this year!
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Oh no.. Thin Mints oh. I can't buy them this year, maybe just one little box.

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Old 01-25-2016, 11:43 AM   #30
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A local business had a sign posted on the entry door -

NO SOLICITING ALLOWED
Unless it's Thin Mints
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Old 01-25-2016, 12:24 PM   #31
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As the Trojans said, "Beware of Greeks bearing Thin Mints!" Or at least that's how it was recently translated....
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Oh, yummy. Corn syrup, high-fructose corn syrup, corn syrup solids, palm kernel oil, whey, soy lecithin... how come I never find these ingredients in the cookie recipes that DH and I enjoy baking? I can't get over the cult following GS cookies have when they're as loaded with artificial ingredients and preservatives as any other junk food in the grocery store aisles.


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Old 01-25-2016, 01:04 PM   #33
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I try to watch what I eat but I also want to support the Girl Scouts. I just give them a donation.
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Potato chips are bad for you as well....
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We've loaded up on thin mints in past. We put them in the freezer and eat them frozen through out the year. Very tasty.
+1 Frozen thin mints are awesome. First thing we do is put the box in the freezer. Can't say they last all year though.

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Any GS that could find their way to mi casa, would also qualify for a hiking, reptile study, and insect merit badge.
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Potato chips are bad for you as well....
Huh? Baking some now. Potato, olive oil, salt what is bad about that,
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If they have low carb (or no carb) GS cookies, I'll buy!
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My Dad always said that good things never come from a doorbell ring. (People you know come to the back door)

Hate to think he was lying to me..........

They just better stay off my lawn!
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Huh? Baking some now. Potato, olive oil, salt what is bad about that,

Just add a little palm kernel oil and sprinkle on some soy lecithin and you'll be fine!
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