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.


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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