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View Poll Results: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie of 2020?
Thin Mints
25
44.64%
Caramel De-lites / Samoas
10
17.86%
Peanut Butter Sandwiches / Do-si-dos
6
10.71%
Peanut Butter Patties / Tagalongs
12
21.43%
Shortbreads / Trefoils
1
1.79%
Thanks-A-Lot (ABC Bakers only)
0
0%
Lemon-Up (LB Bakers only)
0
0%
Lemonades (ABC Bakers only)
1
1.79%
Girl Scout S'mores - DIPPED (ABC Bakers only)
0
0%
Girl Scout S'mores - SANDWICH (LB Bakers only)
0
0%
Caramel Chocolate Chip - GlutenFree (ABC Bakers only)
0
0%
Toffee-tastic - GlutenFree (LB Bakers only)
0
0%
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1
1.79%
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What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Old 02-28-20, 01:44 PM
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What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

y'all know 'em, and y'all love 'em.

Which ones are the best of the best? I'm only giving the option to choose ONE, because you have to commit.
The list is based on the 2020 options only, from both bakeries. Choose wisely.

poll is live!


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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

I chose Thin Mints because they’re a classic. Also like Caramel De-Lites/Samoas and the Shortbreads/Trefoils quite a bit too.
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It's the Samoa, hands down.

Though I had a "thanks a lot" today for the first time and it was pretty tasty too. Got nothing on the Samoas though.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

I find the samoas way too sweet, personally.

For me, I think peanut butter patties is where it's at. It's the perfect mix.
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Thin Mints for me. I had a bunch of Toffee-tastic ones at the office, they're terrible.
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Can't go wrong with a box of Thin Mints.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Originally Posted by DeanoBKN View Post
Can't go wrong with a box of Thin Mints.
Yup, they're the best.

BTW : Oreo has released a product that tastes almost exactly like a Thin Mint cookie.

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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Keebler does a whole knock off line. I just get those.

I voted Tagalongs. But I like Thin Mints and Samoas as well.
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Keebler does a whole knock off line. I just get those.
Way to support the scouts, YOU MONSTER

Keebler owns one of the two bakeries, actually, so it makes sense that they'd have some kind of side hustle, especially in the off-season.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

There needs to be some kind of sticker you get (like the "I voted" sticker) when you buy a box of GS cookies, so that the next time you're accosted outside the grocery store by a troop, you don't get that "yeah, right" look when you tell them you already bought some a week ago.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Thin Mints. Frozen. Tasty.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

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I find the samoas way too sweet, personally.

For me, I think peanut butter patties is where it's at. It's the perfect mix.
Pretty much where I am at. For years I would have said Samoas, but for the past few years I likewise find them to be too sweet and do not really enjoy them anymore. Honestly, I don't really care too much for any of the GS cookies anymore but when my wife buys me a box (which she only does to rationalize buying herself a few boxes of Do-si-dos), I have her get me the Tagalongs.

We both agree that the overall quality of GS cookies has noticeably dropped compared to what it was a few years ago.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Is this the least necessary poll in DVDTalk history? Thin mints of course. But we agree that they’ve all slipped in quality over the years.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Thin Mints are my favorite, but the Smores and Trefoils aren't that bad.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Thin Mints all the way.

If I *do* purchase others it's Do-si-dos and Trefoils and the Lemonades aren't bad (but could use more lemon). My wife prefers the Tagalongs and Samoas. I don't like Tagalongs at all but I don't like Reeses either (or most other peanut butter/chocolate concoctions).

My purchasing has fallen off significantly in recent years due to the increase in price. There were years when I purchased 20 or more boxes. At least 8 of those were Thin Mints. When I purchase these days I still get more boxes of Thin Mints than any other variety, with them typically being 50% of the purchase.

Those Keebler knock offs are pretty good too.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Thin Mints no matter what year.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Do-si-dos man here. One sleeve and one commuter cup of fresh black coffee and my morning is good to go.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

It’s currently $5 a box. How much did they used to cost?

My 8 year old sold 194 boxes this year.
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Thin mints are the best. I second that mint chocolate Oreos are like thin mints on steroids. They are so damn good.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

Once I start, I cannot stop eating Samoas until the box is empty.

The Keebler clones are just as deadly to me.
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It’s odd, I can’t stand coconut but for some reason I really like Samoas. They’re the only coconut I will eat.

That being said, I agree with others who say that Girl Scout cookies have really slipped in quality over the last 10 years or so. If it wasn’t for my wife who gets suckered into buying several boxes every year, I wouldn’t even bother with them anymore. I’ve got no problem telling a sweet little girl outside the grocery store to kick rocks when she asks me if I want to buy a box.
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Re: What is the best Girl Scout Cookie? (2020 edition)

The lemon cookies (Lemonades) used to be delicious but this year I got a couple of boxes for my son who loves them and they were disgusting. Tastes like cardboard sprayed with Pledge. Stay far away.
Edit : I see the pictures now. They were Lemonades but now we had Lemon-Up. Thumbs-Down.
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Originally Posted by dex14 View Post
Keebler does a whole knock off line. I just get thosel.
Knew Thay had a Samosa rip off, but didn't know they had a whole line. If their Do Si Does copies are good, I am very interested. I still prefer them to Nutter Butters
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Thin Mints. Frozen. Tasty.
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