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Halloween Story: Smarties or Dum-Dums?

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Smarties

I can’t remember where I heard this story. I may have read it in a magazine a long time ago…I’m not sure. I’m not sure if it really happened or not, but I’m going to tell it anyway because I think it’s cute whether it’s true or not:

There was this math teacher that would ask each trick-or-treater on halloween an age-appropriate math question….if you got it right you got Smarties. If you got it wrong, you got a Dum-Dum.

I would definitely choose Smarties over a Dum-Dum…..unless I could pick my flavor of Dum-Dum – I LOVE the Root Beer flavored Dum-Dums.


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4 Responses to “Halloween Story: Smarties or Dum-Dums?”

  1. 1
    coturnix says:

    This is a perfect post for the next Tar Heel Tavern (carnival of NC bloggers).

    RESPONSE: Do tell – what is this of which you speak? –The Candy Kid

  2. 2
    Steve says:

    Those aren’t SMARTIES, those are rockets.
    Here are what we call SMARTIES in Canada.
    http://www.nestle.ca/en/Products/Browse_by_Brand/Smarties.htm?view=CatView

    I also highly recommend trying a canadian version of your chocolate bars at some point in time. The chocolate, in my opinion, is much richer and smoother.

    RESPONSE: We covered the differences in US Smarties and Canadian Smarties already here:
    http://candyaddict.com/blog/2005/10/11/smarties-differences/
    and as for the chocolate, are you volunteering to send me some to review? :)

    –The Candy Kid

  3. 3
    coturnix says:

    Go to Tar Heel Tavern homepage for more information. It is a blog carnival (a weekly round-up) of the best NC blogging of the week. This week’s theme is food, horror and Halloween. Entries are due tonight so hurry up. You can also check my blog for more info.

  4. 4
    Cat says:

    I’d plan on getting all the answers wrong, then. I hate smarties.

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