Making Friends and Breaking Pringles, the Exciting Conclusion!

Yesterday was the day of reckoning for the Pringles!  Donna’s class and the kids I am working with met on Skype, awash in anticipation over the status of the mailed Pringles.  I started the proceedings by opening the two shaky-looking boxes.  The first looked quite sad and crushed, and peeling back the cardboard revealed just some rolled up bubble-wrap (bubble warp will become a theme in this blog!)….but…..can you believe it….the chip survived intact, and was quite delicious.  In the second box, the was a different outcome, as at least 20 pieces of chip were spread out all over the desk….

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Next to be opened was the box my kids made. Encased in floral foam with cotton balls inside, the chip did not quite survive, with 2 main pieces. A disappointment, yes. But something to learn from for next time.

The final box to be opened was the one from out New Jersey-Giants-Yankees-trash-talking friends. Opening this box was quite a chore, with lots of masking tape, a styrafoam cup for a holder, and even a surprise pencil included for support. How did it fare? (thanks to Donna for the video coverage)

Another intact chip!

In the end, Donna’s class are the inter-galactic Pringles Chip winners, at least for one day.

Epliogue: the day after the skype chat, a 4th box from New Jersey arrived late. It too contained an intact chip, using plastic cups to serve as a Pringles cocoon. Nice job by Donn’a class.

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