If, say, you jokingly—really! no, no, not the least bit serious, and I do not protest too much, so just you hush—if you JOKINGLY published a request for chocolate at the bottom of a post, and it just so happened that you had the world’s very best friend who, as a JOKE hahahaha, sent you a giant box of Godiva chocolates—Godiva DARK chocolates—Godiva, do you hear me? that’s no joke—and a week* later you realized you had eaten the ENTIRE box except for the two cappucino truffles you saved for your husband out of the vast generosity of your heart and because he was, after all, the one who suffered the broken toe, and also because you don’t care for cappucino—if that happened (that was the hypothetical, and here’s the question) would you then announce it to millions of people the world over (or, um, hundreds at least) on, say, your blog?
*where “week” = “five days”
ummmm. hypothetically…….no I don’t eat dark chocolate.
On May 31, 2006 at 6:49 pm
Nancy Brown says:
No. I would keep all of the incriminating evidence to myself and probably hide the box, too.
On May 31, 2006 at 7:09 pm
Just hypothetically of course but, erm, did it really take, hypothetically you understand, an entire week to polish off one box of chocolates? Just curious in a, um, hypothetical sense, you understand…
(pssst…next time whisper “Debauve & Gallais” and you’ll be willing to shout misdeeds from the rooftop lol)
On May 31, 2006 at 8:51 pm
On May 31, 2006 at 9:24 pm
Jennie C. says:
Hmmm. A week? No, I’d hide it. My DH has kept me in Godiva’s for five years now. I only ran out once, while he was deployed to Iraq. Once, he asked me how many I eat in a day, so he could figure out how often to repurchase.
“On a good day?” I asked. “One.”
“What about a bad day?” he wondered.
“A bad day. Well, on a bad day…five or six.”
The dark ones are the best, but I never, ever share!
On June 1, 2006 at 3:09 am
Anne Marie says:
That’s what blogs are for.
And you’re nursing. Eating chocolate is allowed. You need the calories and you’re helping Rilla develop a taste for the finer things of life.
On June 1, 2006 at 4:51 am
Karen E. says:
Yes. And can I have the cappuccino?
On June 1, 2006 at 4:55 am
Elizabeth Foss says:
If you were to post such a thing, then you’d have to bear the responsibility for starting a craving for cappucino truffles in a pregnant women slightly north of you. Hypothetically.
On June 1, 2006 at 5:05 am
I’d probably eat all the chocolates–including the cappuccino ones–only it would take me less than 24 hours!!!
Would I announce it to the masses?
On June 1, 2006 at 5:15 am
You know I would! Confession is good for the soul. And chocolate isn’t bad for it either.
On June 1, 2006 at 5:40 am
Mary Ellen Barrett says:
Hypothetically I would keep it all to myself and not tell a soul. But, hypothetically of course, there might be a nightstand drawer in the Bonny Blue House filled with Snickers bars. So you can tell what kind of hypothetical chocoholic might live there.
On June 1, 2006 at 6:25 am
No, I would never tell. Never in a million years.
Like the time someone gave PawPaw a box of Turtles for his b-day and, due to his not being able to eat sweets, the box was handed to me to give to the kiddos.
Somehow it ended up in my closet and somehow they disappeared slowly one by one…I guess it took a week. It was a delectable week. : )
No, I would never tell. Never in a million years.
On June 1, 2006 at 6:38 am
hypothetically, this discussion of Godiva could certainly appear on The Lilting House because chocolate definitely has an educational effect. 🙂
On June 1, 2006 at 6:59 am
Because a week seems a ridiculously reasonable amount of time in which to consume a teeny tiny box of chocolates that have no doubt been calling one’s name insistently every day for seven long, long days…
On June 1, 2006 at 7:22 am
Yes. Yes, I would. I would also, hypothetically, you understand, probably comment on the fact that it took me an entire week to consume one box. **thinks** There would probably have to be extenuating circumstances for that to occur. lol
Hmm … I think a run to the chocolate shop down the street is in order for today …
On June 1, 2006 at 7:51 am
If … hypothetically … someone should post such a thing on her blog, then I would feel obliged to try to track down the source of a t-shirt I saw recently and send the blogger one. Slogan: “I never met a chocolate I didn’t like!”
On June 1, 2006 at 9:42 am
Mary Beth Patnaude says:
Wow, it lasted a week! I’d be hiding in shame, because I would have eaten the whole box in a matter of days (and I don’t know that my husband would’ve gotten the cappuchino ones)lol!
On June 1, 2006 at 10:39 am
LOL! Congratulations on making it a full week! I would have inhaled them sooner like I did the Ghiradelli dark squares that were meant for Valentines day presents but never made it out of my van…
On June 1, 2006 at 2:41 pm
Oh, my!! The post and the comments have me laughing!!! Nice to find such likeminded individuals. Hypothetically speaking, you could claim a chocolate high made you blog about it.
On June 1, 2006 at 2:52 pm
Melissa Wiley says:
Yes, it’s rather telling, isn’t it, that I’ve gotten more responses to this post than almost any other I’ve written! I seem to have touched a hypothetical nerve here!
On June 1, 2006 at 3:03 pm
Steve the LLamabutcher says:
Absolutely not. I’d leave it under one of the tables at the pool and blame it on those uncouth Old Fox Trail kids….
On June 1, 2006 at 7:26 pm