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N Cracker AA Semifinal Round 2: Vote!

Submitted by on November 14, 2013 – 10:00 AM6 Comments

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Wait, I was wrong, Cheez-Its and Goldfish aficionados — those aren't the indistinguishable two, it's Cheez-Its and Cheese Nips that are carbon cracker copies of one another.

Fun fact: in old timey speak, "cheese it" means to run away, or, alternatively to shut up. This is something I learned reading every copy of P.G. Wodehouse available on the planet and watching Timothy Hutton in Nero Wolfe Mysteries. Example 1: "Cheese it, boys, the po-po is coming!" Example 2: "Cheese it with your Blacklist spoilers!"

If there is any justice in this world, Triscuits come out on top. However, I will admit to being slightly concerned about how many of you have excessively tender mouth roofs. You all should get that checked out, because it probably means you're having a stroke. — Stephanie V.W. Lucianovic

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I must confess that the second semifinal isn't very exciting for me. I could probably live without any of these — except Cheese Nips, which gets my vote, but only in an "I guess?" way.

But I can't tell whether Nips will win out over sentimental favorites like oyster crackers (essential for chowder) and Triscuits (functionally the only cracker of my childhood). Carr's Water is a long shot despite its flexibility. Do saltines have a chance? I think they do. But I think it's Nips in the final. — Sarah D. Bunting

N Cracker AA Semis, Flight 2: Vote for your favorite cracker!

  • Triscuits original (46%, 267 Votes)
  • Premium Saltines original (26%, 151 Votes)
  • Carr's Water Crackers (10%, 59 Votes)
  • Cheese Nips (10%, 57 Votes)
  • oyster crackers (8%, 51 Votes)

Total Voters: 585

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6 Comments »

  • Kitty says:

    Easy-peasy round. Triscuits, hands down!

  • Erin in SLC says:

    Cheez-It and Cheese Nips, indistinguishable? PLEASE. Cheez-It Original will win this competition if there's any justice in the world, and Cheese Nips taste the way Lenin's corpse looks.

  • Kristen says:

    Preach it, Erin in SLC, preach it!

  • Kristin says:

    Go, Triscuits, go, with your salty deliciousness and ability to manage either cheese, or peanut butter, or fancy stuff too.

    Eric in SLC, just how much time have you spent with Lenin's corpse? :-)

  • TexasAnnie says:

    Fun fact: few things are more fun than teaching small children who don't belong to you that the proper reaction to seeing a police car is to yell, "Cheese it! It's the heat!"

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