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A time machine back to 1996
on September 3, 2013
The world has changed since junior high school. The world is terrifying. Syria, KONY 2012, Revolution in Egypt, the economy, my suddenly useless college degree... the future I was promised by my baby-boomer parents has gone down the crapper and I am frightened. My only hope for the future lies in technology, but until we transcend the limitations of our suffering planet and failing bodies what is left?
In a fit of confusion and yearning for succor, I ordered this case of 48 Assorted Fun Dip. I waited somewhat impatiently for it to arrive, but when it did, I was ready. Inside the ubiquitous and sturdy Amazon box this pack of 48 Assorted Fun Dip was wrapped in only a thin, soft plastic wrap, as if ready to display in the candy shop I always wanted to own. The heady aroma of immortal sugar and cherry flavoring was already filling the Amazon box. I don't know how the delivery-person didn't succumb to it, but I suggest they be given a raise for resisting.
As soon as I punctured the plastic wrap the cloud of sugary aroma enveloped me and I was immediately swallowed into a stupor, a dream of 1996, eating Fun Dip by the community pool in my childhood town in Ohio. The burning summer sun, the burn of chlorine up my nose, and a Fun Dip paper envelope growing soggy in my pool-soaked hand as I reveled smugly in the thought that my tongue was going to be blue after the raspberry-apple Fun Dip.
The Fun Dip of my poolside childhood was a triple flavor, cherry, grape and raspberry-apple, and this case contains only single packs of blue and red. No grape is to be found here at all. However, grape aside, the two flavors present are faithful representatives of their heritage.
Now that I live very, very far from my parents, there is nobody here to tell me I can't eat a whole fistful of Fun Dips all by myself in one sitting. This would probably be a good way to spend your afternoon, so I recommend it. However, I chose to fire up the dusty PS2 and play Final Fantasy 7 again while eating these. I felt soothed, transported to a simpler time, when I thought high school kids were really cool, when I still had my Jncos, when Metallica was still awesome.
I recommend this product, and with 48 little packets in the box, there are just enough to share with a friend.