If you can read this, either the style sheet didn't load or you have an older browser that doesn't support style sheets. Try clearing your browser cache and refreshing the page.

(CBS Los Angeles 2)   The mysterious case of the 13,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies found in a landfill   (losangeles.cbslocal.com) divider line 66
    More: Strange, Girl Scout cookie, David Goldstein  
•       •       •

9933 clicks; posted to Main » on 19 Feb 2013 at 1:02 PM (1 year ago)   |  Favorite    |   share:  Share on Twitter share via Email Share on Facebook   more»



66 Comments   (+0 »)
   
View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest

Archived thread

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all
 
2013-02-19 01:03:18 PM
....a good start?
 
2013-02-19 01:04:11 PM

dj1s: ....a good start?


Your comment is bad and you should feel bad.

/had my last Trefoils yesterday.
 
2013-02-19 01:04:20 PM
Arlo Guthrie unavailable for comment.
 
2013-02-19 01:04:32 PM
Well, clearly they were not fine if they were in a landfill.
 
2013-02-19 01:04:35 PM
Rejected lots?
 
2013-02-19 01:05:02 PM
And not a single box of thin mints.
 
2013-02-19 01:05:23 PM

FrancoFile: dj1s: ....a good start?

Your comment is bad and you should feel bad.

/had my last Trefoils yesterday.


wau14.com
 
2013-02-19 01:06:10 PM
Cookies aren't food.
 
2013-02-19 01:06:37 PM
EL Fudge makes all the same cookies. Also they cost less and taste better.
 
2013-02-19 01:07:54 PM
I would do the same thing with Samoas. Those things are awful.
 
2013-02-19 01:08:03 PM
Hey!  I am a supporter of the GSA.  But, instead of buying those nasty ass cookies I send them a check to commend them for being open minded.
 
2013-02-19 01:08:23 PM
So I take it he won the Girlscout Cookie eating contests?

www.tvrecaps.com
 
2013-02-19 01:12:54 PM
Vagrants like girl scout cookies too?
 
2013-02-19 01:12:57 PM

Superjew: Cookies aren't food.


You go to hell.
 
2013-02-19 01:13:14 PM
FTFA: MacKinnon tells Goldstein that after seeing the cookie trashing, things will change. "Is it the Girl Scout way? No. Did it happen? Yes. Will it happen again? No."

He went on to say, "Do I like to ask myself questions and then answer them out loud? Yes. Is that in any way annoying? I'm sure it is. Do I sound like an idiot? Of course I do."
 
2013-02-19 01:13:50 PM
They found out that they used horsemeat instead of girl scouts in that batch.
 
2013-02-19 01:13:56 PM
This landfill sounds fat.
 
2013-02-19 01:14:12 PM
healthyinfluence.com
the horror.... the horror......
 
2013-02-19 01:14:32 PM
Dollar General and WalMart have knock-off Tag-a-longs and Thin mints on their shelves for $1.50 a box. YEAR ROUND. Probably other varieties too, but who cares?

Here's your badge in capitalism and price undercutting, girls.

Now get off my property.
 
2013-02-19 01:15:50 PM
Not everyone likes eating overpriced cookies.
 
2013-02-19 01:19:02 PM

ManRay: I would do the same thing with Samoas. Those things are awful.


There is a special place in hell for people like you.
 
2013-02-19 01:20:44 PM
So people are whining that the Girl Scouts didn't give away for free something that is their primary source of fundraising? What's more, the people who were whining in the article had the perfectly reasonable idea that basically amounts to "send them to us!".

And they even bring up "nutrition" as though we are talking about food that would help out starting children in the area.

Cue waahhmbulance pictures.
 
2013-02-19 01:25:26 PM
True Fact: the creme filling in Girl Scout cookies contain fungus (shiatake shrooms, but still, shrooms in cookies??).
 
2013-02-19 01:27:05 PM

Superjew: Cookies aren't food.


They are certainly foodlike.
 
2013-02-19 01:27:22 PM
www.hwdyk.com
 
2013-02-19 01:27:45 PM

ArcadianRefugee: ManRay: I would do the same thing with Samoas. Those things are awful.

There is a special place in hell for people like you.


People are in Gitmo for saying less provocative things.
 
2013-02-19 01:31:06 PM
First I have one cookie, then I have Samoa.
 
2013-02-19 01:31:17 PM
Yes that is a shame,  but I can tell you what is worse.

A huge problem is the Mothers who spend the cookie money and then give the troop a check that bounces.

I was in a position to see how rampant this was, and I was very shocked.

I still feel sorry for the poor little girls who will have no chance with a parent like that.
 
2013-02-19 01:32:23 PM
13,000 cases x 12 boxes per case x $3.50 per box = $546,000!

/even more if any were the new breakfast bars at $4.50 per box
//wife is a cookie mom
 
2013-02-19 01:32:51 PM
Were they made out of real girl scouts?

www.addamsfamily.com
 
2013-02-19 01:32:53 PM
someone found out the cookies weren't made with real Girl Scouts...
 
2013-02-19 01:33:30 PM

I_Hate_Stupid_People: 13,000 cases x 12 boxes per case x $3.50 per box = $546,000!

/even more if any were the new breakfast bars at $4.50 per box
//wife is a cookie mom


$3.50 a box? Around here they go for $5. My nieces ripped me off!
 
2013-02-19 01:33:40 PM
LittleBrother:
So people are whining that the Girl Scouts didn't give away for free something that is their primary source of fundraising? What's more, the people who were whining in the article had the perfectly reasonable idea that basically amounts to "send them to us!".

They could have donated them to homeless/abused women shelters and taken the tax write off.  Or something like that.  This is just...

I HAVE SO MANY EXTRA COOKIES
www.straightlinemoving.comI NEED A BACKHOE TO DESTROY THEM ALL

 
2013-02-19 01:34:43 PM
images.sodahead.com
 
2013-02-19 01:35:06 PM

Superjew: Cookies aren't food.


LittleBrother: And they even bring up "nutrition" as though we are talking about food that would help out starting children in the area.


Cookies are food. No, they are not an ideal source of nutrition, but at least they are something to add to the donated food that many organizations are trying to distribute to needy families.

"The congregation prays for food." While many here on Fark would call this foolhardy, I guess it beats out hoping that more people might think twice about just dumping out extra food products, that others could find very helpful and life sustaining.
 
2013-02-19 01:36:42 PM

I_Hate_Stupid_People: $3.50 per box


Goddammit! I paid $4. I hate getting top-ticked.

/Richie-rich-suburb-adjacent
//Pittsburgh area
 
2013-02-19 01:37:02 PM

HailRobonia: I_Hate_Stupid_People: 13,000 cases x 12 boxes per case x $3.50 per box = $546,000!

/even more if any were the new breakfast bars at $4.50 per box
//wife is a cookie mom

$3.50 a box? Around here they go for $5. My nieces ripped me off!


I don't effing care how much they cost.  I will happily pay for them.
 
2013-02-19 01:37:23 PM
HailRobonia

Maybe the pricing is different geographically.  Yeah, just go with that.
 
2013-02-19 01:37:41 PM
More handwringing douchebaggery...no, this doesn't make much sense, but the article is bullsquat.

The bakery has to destroy returned product to protect itself from lawsuits. It's the American Way.

The Girl Scouts can't donate unsold cookies to a food pantry without paying for them, because then there'd be no limit on how many they'd order in the future.

The Girl Scouts of America organization is built on child labor. But it's leftist, so nobody on the left cares.
 
2013-02-19 01:39:27 PM
Maybe it was the Girl Scout equivalent of Awesome Express.

theinfosphere.org
 
2013-02-19 01:43:17 PM
A quick Google on the InterWeb seems to indicate prices are set by each Council so they can vary.
 
2013-02-19 01:44:58 PM
And to be perfectly honest, shouldn't they be called Girl Scout Brand Cookies? They aren't made with real Girl Scouts, or by real Girl Scouts, just delivered by them (or their parents).

/Try my new FedEx cookies! Delivered by real FedEx drivers!
 
2013-02-19 01:44:58 PM
av.r.ftdata.co.uk
/inconsolable
 
2013-02-19 01:45:28 PM
"That's something those children could have had, cookies."

This statement is making me giggle so hard, now. I just can't, stop.
 
2013-02-19 01:46:03 PM

Superjew: Cookies aren't food.


You could give them to pigs in a feed lot.  You could make moonshine out of them.  Are you telling me fatback and moonshine aren't food?
 
2013-02-19 01:48:48 PM
img405.imageshack.us
 
2013-02-19 01:51:31 PM
I think they destroyed them to keep from watering down the market with free or cheap cookies.  Isn't that what egg farmers are doing?  They purposely throw away thousands of eggs each day to keep from flooding the market with their product.  Demand stays up and therefore higher prices.
 
2013-02-19 01:51:57 PM
Keebler Grasshoppers = Thin Mints.

That is all.
 
2013-02-19 01:55:19 PM
According to CNN, the world wastes over a BILLION tons of food annually.   About a third of what's produced.  http://money.cnn.com/2011/05/11/news/economy/world_squanders_food/ind e x.htm

...or about $165 million in the USA:  http://www.businessinsider.com/americans-waste-165-billion-in-food-pe r -year-ndrc-2012-8

A few cookies is a drop in the bucket.
 
2013-02-19 01:57:10 PM

Snarfangel: Superjew: Cookies aren't food.

They are certainly foodlike.


i.huffpost.com
Girl Scout Cookies are a food product, essentially.
 
Displayed 50 of 66 comments

First | « | 1 | 2 | » | Last | Show all

View Voting Results: Smartest and Funniest


This thread is archived, and closed to new comments.

Continue Farking
Submit a Link »






Report