PRIZE DRAWING: Because I Want Three Readers To Eat Smart

The new Smartfood Popcorn Clusters are being marketed towards women, but to that I say nay. If guys can’t use Secret Deodorant, which is strong enough for a man, but made for a woman, then we’re just going to have to enjoy these new popcorn snacks from Frito Lay. If I can’t smell powder fresh, then I’m going to eat these popcorn snacks with two grams of fat or less and 120 calories or less per serving. They’re also a good source of dietary fiber and calcium, providing around 20% of your daily recommended allowance of each. But before I eat some, The Impulsive Buy is going to give some away.

Thanks to the fine folks at Frito Lay, The Impulsive Buy has three boxes of Smartfood Popcorn Clusters to give away to three lucky readers. Each box contains five packs and we have one box of each flavor:

Cranberry Almond

Honey Multigrain

Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan

If you’d like to read a review about them, our friends at Snackerrific wrote one up.

To enter this prize drawing, just leave a comment with THIS post with the flavor you would like to win AND a random nugget of knowledge that you can’t believe is stuck in your head.

For example, I know for a fact that there is a town in Austria called Fucking. I don’t know how or why that’s stuck in my head, but it is and it’s there forever.

Please fill out the email field, because IÒ€ℒll be emailing the winners for their mailing addresses. The Impulsive Buy will stop accepting entries on Friday, June 5, 2009 11:59 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time. Only one entry allowed per person (I’m keeping track of the IP addresses) and it’s open to EVERYONE (men and women) who’s 18 years old or older.

Good luck!

Fine Print: The Impulsive Buy promises your email address will not be used to send you emails about how you can get Rolex watches at a fraction of the cost. The Impulsive Buy also promises your mailing address will not be used to send you AAA Membership upgrade offers. Bribes will not be accepted. The Impulsive Buy will not be responsible for lost mail, damaged mail, or the heat this summer.

137 thoughts on “PRIZE DRAWING: Because I Want Three Readers To Eat Smart

  1. Chocolate Caramel Pecan for me.
    Knowledge Nugget: Web encryption would fail if a computer algorithm were discovered that could factor prime numbers

  2. Chocolate cookie caramel pecan. This stuff guarantees I’ll lose weight if I eat it, right? πŸ˜‰

  3. CHOCOLATE.

    From today’s Jeopardy Question of the Day calendar:

    Twentieth Century History for $1200

    In the first transcontinental phone call, on January 25, 1915, Alexander Graham Bell once again spoke to this man.

    A: Who is Thomas A. Watson?

  4. Fig Plants contain dead wasps. I’ll never eat a Fig Newton again. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan sounds divine.

  5. I guess I’d have the Honey Multigrain but I get a little ticked a companies that proclaim a less unhealthy product is now magically good for you…I’ll stop my rant there for now. Another rant…Marvo, why do you put cool questions like this that I would love to respond to in a contest post…leaving me without the abillity to get into a discussion amongst them πŸ˜›

    Random tidbit? – The human brain weighs 5 lbs.

  6. I’d like to try the multigrain, please!

    Random nugget of knowledge: Rabbits can be litter-box trained. You’re welcome.

  7. The Honey Multigrain would be good.

    And my random nugget of knowledge: If a man farted non-stop for 6 years and a few odd months and then lit said fart on fire, it would have the same amount of energy/power/destruction as the first atomic bomb.

  8. I would like the Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan

    My random fact is that butterflies taste with their feet

  9. I would like the cranberry almond!

    My knowledge mindworm is something my coworker just told me she read in the newspaper: That Kim Jong-Il has a Twitter.

  10. I would like Cranberry Almond.

    Napoleon’s penis is in a box inside a suitcase at someone’s home in New Jersey.

  11. I would like the Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan. My husband has had the cranberry almond and loves it. I havent had the pleasure of trying it out yet though. Plus free samples of anything is great!

    Random fact: The most money ever paid for a cow in an auction was $1.3 million

  12. cranberry almond please!

    and I have known the Greek alphabet since 4th grade… it just won’t go awake

  13. Cranberry Almond, please.

    The U.S. exports “bung”, or the colon end of the pig, to some Asian countries for making imitation calamari. Ain’t nothin’ like the real thing, baby!

  14. Honey multigrain, please.

    On November 12, 1955, UCLA beat Washington in football, 19-17 thanks to a field goal kicked by UCLA’s Jim Decker in the closing seconds of the game.

  15. id go with the honey multigrain….did u know that the latest powerball winner is from winner south dakota….coincidence? haha

  16. Honey Multigrain

    I have so many random nuggets of knowledge that they are all stuck trying to get out the door…

    Mt. Rainier is 14,410 (or 11 depending on the source) feet tall.

  17. -Honey Multigrain

    Did you know that Leonardo DeCaprio was originally cast as Patrick Bateman in American Psycho?

  18. ooh, the cranberry one please!

    and, the pangolin (a relative of the anteater) has a tongue so long that it pretty much connects in the hip region of the animal.

  19. Cranberry Almond…

    @ sfmitch … hahaha….my cat Ozzy has been known to sleep on his back. Usually after having way too much to drink though.

    Random nugget of knowledge….hmmm…All of the clocks in the movie “Pulp Fiction” are stuck on 4:20.

  20. Honey Multigrain!

    It is impossible to kill yourself by holding your breath indefinitely.

  21. I would like the Honey Multigrain flavor. My random factoid is that front-loading washers can get smelly if you don’t leave the door open between loads.

  22. Cranberry Almond for me.

    One bit of info that stuck in my brain after taking college Biology was that some types of rabbits (and many other mammals) are coprophagous, i.e. they eat their own poop. I think it has something to do with the kind of digestive system they have and trying to get more nutrients from their food? I dunno why rabbits stuck in my mind, but ew.

    Bunnies are ruined for me forever.

  23. Ooh the chocolate please!

    Hmm.. some of those random bits are disturbing. lol

    Did you know flys throwup on whatever it is they are going to eat?

  24. It’s impossible to manually fold a square piece of paper more than 7 times. (Thank you, Encyclopedia Brown!)

    Also, Honey multigrain sounds pretty good.

  25. Honey Multigrain

    Did you know that the prostate never stops growing? And that people who get their tonsils out can grow back?

    I’m a college student majoring in Surgical Technology. =]

  26. Honey Multigrain, please?

    Mosses have movable sperm. They’re released when it rains and they swim from the male part of the plant to the female. True story.

  27. Chocolate Cookie Carmel Pecan

    “Eighty-six percent of men acknowledged that they enjoy sex most if their partner is intellectually inferior to them.”

  28. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan! Can you say chocolate AND cookie without salivating? I think not!

    My nugget: Boston Butt actually comes from the shoulder (front end) of the pig, not the butt.

  29. Cranberry Almond is where it’s at. Now for the good stuff. Here is my random nugget for the day:

    Bats don’t actually suck blood, they cut their victim with their sharp wings and then they lick the wound to get the blood so they don’t actually kill the animal they’re feeding off of.

    ..just so you know. And in case you were wondering, I’m really not some twilight-worshipping goth. swear.

  30. Cranberry almond sounds good.

    Predators that are obligate carnivores (like cats) eat the contents of their prey’s stomach in order to get vitamins and minerals that aren’t found in meat.

  31. Flavor: Cranberry Almond
    Random Fact: Chandler Bing’s bank account number is 7143457. I don’t even know MY bank account number, people.

  32. Ha. Almost everyone wants chocolate and I can’t deny it either!
    Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan pleaaase.

    Male dolphins have a ravenous sexual appetite. Sometimes they try to hump inanimate objects and even other animals like sea turtles. Oh and dolphins can use their penis to explore objects just like a hand.

  33. Cranberry almond please.

    Did you know that drinking pickle juice will help with menstrual cramps πŸ™‚

  34. MMMmmm looks delicious. love cereal type things. the cookie or the honey multigrain both sound delicious. yum yum. love the blog!

    donÒ€ℒt hold me to this one thoughÒ€¦ duck quacks don’t echo (haven’t actually tried this one myself)

  35. I’d like the Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan. πŸ™‚

    My random tidbit – It’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license in Clevleland, Ohio.

  36. I think I’d most like to try Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan.

    In regards to nuggets, it is a fact that I just spent 2 hours cleaning dog diarrhea (from a 120lb dog) off the floor and walls of my sister’s house. Why? Because I was late letting the damn dog out because I was sitting here like an asshole reading blogs like this.

  37. Flavor — any of them. I’m not picky.

    Random factoid: Critical theorist Fredric Jameson is from Cleveland, OH. CLEVELAND! Hard to believe that someone from Cleveland can write sentences the way that he does.

  38. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, obviously!

    You know… a “migrane” is any headache that is just strong enough to give you a good excuse to not do things.

  39. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, please!

    The Golden Gate Bridge is painted in International Orange. Wow!

  40. I’d like to try honey multigrain. And everyone has a mite that lives at the base of their eyelashes. Google it.

  41. Cranberry Almond, s’il vous plait.

    Now here’s a nugget o’ knowledge….mmm….nugget…

    Cadillac Mountain, ME is the first place in the United States that is touched by the sun every morning. It makes for a beautiful, epic sunrise after a long hike. Try it one day. πŸ™‚

  42. I think the cranberry snack is the one I’d most prefer, but I’m never picky with free food.

    Random fact: Sioux City, Iowa’s three-letter airport code is SUX. The airport tried to have it changed for a long time but finally gave up.

  43. I would like to try the Cranberry Almond and I bet most people don’t know that Jimi Hendrix was once booed off stage when he opened for the Monkees.

  44. chocolate cookie caramel pecan, please. although i’ll pretty much take anything.

    random fact: the electric chair was invented by a dentist!

  45. MARVO!

    Flavor of choice: Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan

    Random nugget: 7500 pounds of ham went down with the Titanic. I’ve always gotten a kick out of that.

  46. Random fact: Woodpeckers’ tongues wrap all the way around their skull. It helps to cushion their brains while they peck wood.

    Send me the Honey Multigrain, Honey!

  47. Chocolate cookie caramel pecan

    An aglet or aiglet is a small plastic or metal sheath typically found on each end of a shoelace, cord or drawstring.

  48. chocolate all the way.

    in addition to chocolate, oysters are thought to be an aphrodisiac. (barf)

  49. Hey,

    I would like to win the Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan flavour. Did you know it takes 3 pounds of apples to make 1 litre of apple cider?

    -Steve

  50. Cranberry Almond sounds delicious!

    Nugget ‘o Knowledge:

    Dolphins and humans are the only mammals that have sex for pleasure :O

  51. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan please.

    random fact: When you die your hair still grows for a couple of months.

  52. I don’t care, all of those sound delicious.

    And did you know that if a month starts with Sunday, it is GUARANTEED to have a Friday the 13th?

    Also, to correct #66, your hair doesn’t grow, your skin just shrinks and creates the illusion that your hair gets longer.

    Does that give me a better chance? No? Oh well.

  53. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan. In 1987 Steve Silva held the record for fastest time climbing the stairs of the Eiffel Tower.

  54. Chocolate Caramel Pecan for me.

    nugget of imformation – if you could bring lead to the moon and turn it into GOLD you would lose money. because it cost so much to go to the moon.

  55. honey multigrain, if you please!

    here’s your nugget… chinese governments for centuries saw viewed salt as a source of state revenue.

  56. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan por favor!

    Random fact: One reason that female dogs may lick at their vaginal area is because they are in heat and are ready to be bred. It is basically a way to keep the area clean.

    Funtimes eh?

  57. Cranberry Almond

    Random fact: The guy that’s been on Jeopardy all this week is annoying.

  58. Marvo, I want -Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan! My random trivia – Thomas Crapper created the ballcock found in your toilet and not the toilet per urban legends.

  59. mmm.. chocolate cookie sounds good.
    my random fact burned into my mind forever is that turtles can breath through their butts.

  60. Honey Multigrain…keeping it semi-healthful.

    Fact: Popcorn was invented in Mexico.

    Viva la raza!

  61. I’ll ask for the Honey Multigrain.

    Did you know that over your lifetime, you’ll eat (an average of) 8 spiders? They crawl into your mouth at night, you close your mouth, and bam. Spider snacks.

  62. Cranberry Almond

    in one litre there are 64 table spoons of water;
    Just one drop of oil taints 25 litres of water

  63. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, oh please please please! But don’t feed it to a dog, cat, ferret, or pretty much any little critter, as (here comes the RNK) chocolate contains theobromine, which is why it’s poisonous to animals smaller than we are (and why we get sick if we eat too much), and fer gawd’s sake, don’t give your flying squirrel a chocolate chip cookie! (Sorry, Tidbit!)

  64. The chocolate one sounds good.

    Stupid Knowledge.

    Delaware is the state that has the LOWEST highest point. (Thanks Moxy Fruvous)

  65. Chocolate, please!

    Fact: One of the deadliest creatures in the world is Australia’s tiny ‘jack jumper ant’ which injects its venom by arching and jumping on the victim.

  66. Cranberry Almond, please!

    Random fact: The farthest west point in the US is in the state of Alaska. The farthest east point in the US is in the state of Alaska. The Aleutian Islands cross the 180th Meridian.

  67. Eh, I’d eat any of ’em but I like that Honey Multigrain fella sittin’ in the middle.

    My random fact is that according to Quantum Mechanics, if you stand and push against a wall for an extended period of time (thousands of years, or so), you can actually walk through the wall. But who’s gonna live a thousand years to test that nugget out.

  68. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, please.

    The process by which fresh cut fruits will discolor is called enzymatic browning.

  69. Cranberry almond!

    Way to get out a grease stain: Rub shampoo on the spot and then wash it in the washing machine as normal. Now there’s a random nugget of knowledge that’s actually useful. You’re welcome, Marvo.

    πŸ™‚ (I choose to believe my chances of winning will be slightly higher if I include a cute emoticon of some sort.)

  70. A little lesson in French for you people :

    The word “tegestophile” is the Fench word for “someone who has a passion for beer or for collecting beer related items”.

    On that note, I’d like the cookie caramel flavour, but really, any will do πŸ˜‰

    Thanks!

  71. Chocolate Cookie Caramel for me. Also, a cockroach can live up to 2 weeks without a head. *shudder*

  72. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan for me.
    Random Fact- In Lancaster County, PA their are neighboring towns named the following:
    Bird-in-Hand, PA
    Intercourse, PA
    Paradise, PA

    The best part is that they are out in the middle of Amish country….yes, we all giggle like small children when driving through these towns!

  73. I want Cranberry Almond.

    Tetanus is the only non-communicable disease for which there is a vaccine.

  74. Honey Multigrain!
    Flies land on the ceiling by actually doing a flip while flying so their legs are up and their wings are down!

  75. all the flavors sound yummy. i guess the chocolate would be tastiest, but i would never turn down the others either.

    my random nugget of info? ears of corn always have an even number of rows.

    also, my freshman year college roommate once declared that i’m just a wealth of information! πŸ™‚

  76. I think the honey or chocolate sound best.

    Here’s a fun fact: Bayer (the aspirin company) originally marketed heroin in 1897!

  77. Maybe the only way I will ever get to try it. Was on sale at Target twice already and both times they were out! Grrrrrrrr. I just hope that I am not disappointed when I finally get a hold of some. πŸ™‚

  78. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan please…

    Colombia exports dried bull penises to use as chew toys for dogs

  79. I would choose the cranberry almond.

    RANDOM FACT: It takes styrofoam >5000 years to biodegrade.

  80. My flavor is Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, and now I can’t stop thinking that two towns in Pennsylvania are Middlesex and Intercourse.

  81. gimme gimme gimme cranberry almond or honey multigrain.

    oh again its is illegal to wash your car in san francisco with pairs of old underwear.

  82. honey multigrain please!
    a fruitfly’s sperm is longer than itself. or is it longer than a human sperm? either way. fruitfly sperm = superlong

  83. Cranberry Almond.

    It takes around 10,000 hours of practice to become good at something, playing an instrument or a sport for example.

  84. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan, please! πŸ™‚

    Lie detector tests are only 40% accurate.

  85. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan. Thank You:D

    ROn the new hundred dollar bill the time on the clock tower of Independence Hall is 4:10

  86. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan!

    I don’t know this it’s completely useless seeing as how I’ve used it several times, but U.S. paper bills are exactly 6 inches long. I use them every time I forget to bring my yardstick along.

  87. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan –
    Dolphins are the only other creatures on the planet,besides humans, that have sex for pleasure, not just reproducing.

  88. Honey Multigrain

    There are 19,186 different possible solutions to the Bedlam Cube. (I used to have to sell those and after a year of repeating that phrase, even 5 years later, I can quote it by heart)

  89. Chocolate cookie carmel pecan, please!

    Factoid of the day: Aside from the Grand Canyon State and the Copper State, Arizona’s other nickname is the Valentine State because it was approved for statehood on February 14th. Aww.

    Seriously though, it’s over 100 degrees here already and I need some popcorn to keep me from going apeshit on a madre effer in scorching hot gridlock.

    Please make it happen.

  90. Thanks to the Cavs losing Saturday, Cleveland sports have not won a major sports championship since 1964. SUCK ON THAT, CUBS FANS!
    Oh, and BITE ME SISSY SUE!

    Cranberry Almond please.

  91. Flavor: Honey multigrain
    Fact: The reason babies can scream so loud is because of evolution, they scream at the same frequency of the human eardrum. The babies who could not be heard could not get their parent’s attention, thus were at higher risk of dying and not passing along their weak-screaming genes.

  92. Cranberry almond pretty please.

    Not really a fact but just an observation: older women are more likely to show a random stranger their breasts than their husbands. case in point, working at a bra store these ladies will literally roam topless around our store. but when their husbands come in to check on them they immediately cover up. PS some things cant be un-seen. uggh.

  93. Cranberry almond sounds good to me.

    There is a species of lizard in which the young male lizards begin compulsively masturbating when they see a female lizard. The reason is that the older male lizards will push them off the females so that they can have a turn, so if the young male gets on the female he has to be ready to pass on their genes quickly, erm, as it were.

  94. Honey Multigrain. Despite my reservations about mixing grains (OH, the PURITY of POPCORN).

    Random knowledge: the verb for f-ing a sheep is “to tup.”

  95. I want the Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan flavor please.

    Did you know that a Peanut butter, Banana and Bacon sandwich was also called the Elvis sandwich?

  96. Honey multigrain! Mmm, multigrain. =D

    In the 80s, Saddam Hussein was given the key to the city of Detroit for giving like $200,000 to a church. Wtf? I know.

  97. Cranberry Almond…oh I will eat anything involving almonds, even if it is full of fiber. Actually, I’m kind of a sucker for fiber too. What a dork.

    And for trivia: the famous “vomitoriums” that ancient Romans had, which I’ve heard cited many times as special little rooms that aristocrats would go puke in after eating huge feasts, were *actually* spaces under the stadium seating at their huge amphitheatres through which the crowds could “spill out” after shows/fights/whatever. But somehow, stupid English-speaking people have latched onto the word, used it to justify ancient bulimia, and won’t let go.

  98. Definitely the cranberry almond.

    Hmm…useless trivia? How bout 1 in 4 Americans have appeared on television. I have!!

  99. Chocolate Cookie Caramel Pecan

    Hmmm, the chance of you winning the most popular Brazilian lottery with a standard ticket is 1 in 50 million.

  100. I’ll take honey multigrain, please.

    FACT (I think…): The elephant is the only mammal that can not jump.

  101. Honey multigrain for me please πŸ˜‰

    Fact: Does anybody remember that episode of the Simpsons when Lisa tries to explain to Homer that in Brazil the seasons are opposite to what they are in the US?

    “Homer: Wait wait wait, so in August it’s cold?
    Lisa: That’s right.
    Homer: And in February, it’s hot?
    Lisa: Mmhmm.
    Homer: So it’s opposite land! Crooks chase cops, cats have puppies!
    Lisa: No, dad, it’s just the weather.
    Homer: So hot snow falls up?
    Lisa: :sighs: Yes.”

    That’s what’s stuck in my head.

  102. Cranberry almond would be nice!

    Random fact I recently learned: “New Hampshire has the third largest legislative body in the English-speaking world. Only the US House of Representatives and the British Parliament have more representatives than New Hampshire.”

  103. Chocolate cookie caramel pecan and…
    the female urethra is not part of the clitoris. I know, scary!

  104. Chocolate cookie caramel pecan would be fab.

    Did you know that tomorrow is the 25th anniversary of the Tetris release in the former USSR? w00t!

  105. Honey Multigrain.

    The phrase “under god” wasn’t added to the Pledge of Allegiance until 1954.

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