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#51 2007-07-16 15:20:00

cyan
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Ren wrote:

Fig Newtons!

I love me some fig newtons!  But are they really cookies?


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#52 2007-07-16 15:22:00

Em
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

cyan wrote:

I love me some fig newtons!  But are they really cookies?

A newton is more of a cake than a cookie, IMO.


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#53 2007-07-16 15:24:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

mabinogi wrote:

I know, but we need a non interested party to confirm it.  That way it's official.

If someone would send me some Tim Tams, I could confirm or deny the rumor that they are, indeed, better than Oreos.

*folding of the arms*
*tapping of the foot*
*pursing of the lips*
*nodding of the head*

~ AND ~

*tugging of the braid*


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#54 2007-07-16 19:47:00

Susan Queen of the Univ
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

i hate fig newtons.  the fig stuff is just ew.

according to their advertisments, the are considered fruit and cake.


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#55 2007-07-16 23:58:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Seeing how they hang on to their TimTams down under the stuff must be good! ;)

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#56 2007-07-17 03:21:00

Firsfron of Ronchester
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

mabinogi wrote:


Your next quest is to locate some Tim Tams and use your impartiality to once and for all answer the question of whose biscuits are best!

Your biscuits are undoubtedly better than ours, because our biscuits aren't sweet and sugary at all. Then someone realized this, and invented cookies. A biscuit-to-biscuit challenge isn't a fair competition. Given all the love for the Tim Tam, you might still blow us out of the water, but you have to at least give us a sporting chance!


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#57 2007-07-17 03:24:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Em wrote:



A newton is more of a cake than a cookie, IMO.

They're a little small to be cake though... They're more cookie-sized. But then I've eaten tiny peacan pies that were also cookie-sized...


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#58 2007-07-17 03:25:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

*LOL* Nothing wrong with biscuits! Some of the best cookies are biscuits!

Maybe we should have a cookie contest at SAGE.

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#59 2007-07-17 03:45:00

Firsfron of Ronchester
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Sahi wrote:

*LOL* Nothing wrong with biscuits! Some of the best cookies are biscuits!

Maybe we should have a cookie contest at SAGE.

Cookies ain't biscuits!


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#60 2007-07-17 04:26:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

But biscuits ARE cookies. :)

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#61 2007-07-17 05:21:00

mabinogi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Firsfron of Ronchester wrote:



Your biscuits are undoubtedly better than ours, because our biscuits aren't sweet and sugary at all. Then someone realized this, and invented cookies. A biscuit-to-biscuit challenge isn't a fair competition. Given all the love for the Tim Tam, you might still blow us out of the water, but you have to at least give us a sporting chance!

I wasn't talking about scones, I was talking about biscuits :P


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#62 2007-07-17 05:25:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

What have scones got to do with biscuits?

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#63 2007-07-17 05:33:00

mabinogi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Nothing at all! That's my point!


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#64 2007-07-17 05:40:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

But you're the one who called in the scones!

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#65 2007-07-17 05:49:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

*scoffs at scones*


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#66 2007-07-17 05:50:00

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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Biscuits are made with flour and buttermilk, baked into the oven until they are large and fluffy and can be peeled apart in flaky layers, and then you apply a pat of butter to them while they are still steaming hot.  You eat them for breakfast or with certain dishes for dinner.

Cookies are crunchy, sugary, and involve a variety of fillings/coatings.  They are dessert!


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#67 2007-07-17 05:52:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Ehm, you might want to check wikipedia...

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#68 2007-07-17 05:52:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

THESE are biscuits!

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#69 2007-07-17 05:54:00

Firsfron of Ronchester
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Jaime wrote:

baked into the oven[...]

And clean-up is a real drag, after the biscuits are baked into the oven itself! ;)


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#70 2007-07-17 05:56:00

Firsfron of Ronchester
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Sahi wrote:

THESE are biscuits!

THOSE look like some sort of a cracker.


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#71 2007-07-17 05:57:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

They are not! Crackers are usually a bit salty, hardly ever sweet. Biscuits are always sweet!

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#72 2007-07-17 06:00:00

mabinogi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Sahi wrote:

But you're the one who called in the scones!

Yalahii

No, Firsfron did that!

I was talking about biscuits


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#73 2007-07-17 06:03:00

Sahi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

*is all confused now*

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#74 2007-07-17 06:07:00

mabinogi
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Sahi wrote:

*is all confused now*

Yalahii.

Hehehe, don't worry, it's not your fault that some people are strange and spell biscuit with a C and Scone with a B ;)


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#75 2007-07-17 06:09:00

strangeshe
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Re: Cookie Monster Time -- What's Your Favorite Cookie

Firsfron of Ronchester wrote:

THOSE look like some sort of a cracker.

Exactly. Or the teething biscuits given to babies.

And Jaime's description of biscuits is spot on. Scones, on the other hand, are leaden lumps of dough that are best used as paperweights once cooled.

 
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