Friday, January 27, 2012

Mind Games, Girl Scouts?

Posted By on Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 11:33 AM

My coworker claims to have been brainwashed to buy Girl Scout cookies by subliminal messages on the order form.

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I'm no expert on subliminal messages, but since you can read these lines outright it seems a little too bald to be subliminal. Suggestive? Goading?

Among the sayings on the form:

• Girl Scout Cookies Make Great Gifts

• Only Available Once a Year

• Girl Scout Cookies Are a Tradition

and, my favorite ...

• Cookies Can Be Part of a Balanced, Healthy Lifestyle

In any case, this coworker only bought 5 boxes, so this hardly makes him the Do-Si-Do Candidate. Now that person who bought 20 boxes ...

Girl Scouts Cookie Locator

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