Intrepid Bwog correspondents Juli Weiner and Emily Cheesman have come to the end of their three day foray into Tasti purgatory! Here is their final report.
Words lose their meaning in the face of the totally unique combination of hunger and irritability brought on by three days of Tasti D (how very hateful that slang sounds, once so cute before this ordeal!). How to describe the blandness, the depression, the debilitating headaches? Words just won’t do–we’re going to give you numbers instead. The only question that remains is what we swallowed more of: bad frozen yogurt, or our own pride.
2000 = number of recommended calories per day for college-aged female
14 = number of calories per fluid ounce of Tasti D-Lite
7 = total number of Tasti D-Lites consumed by each writer during three day period
300 = estimated Tasti D-Lite calories consumed by both writers over three day period (according to Tasti D-Lite)
6,832 = estimated Tasti D-Lite calories consumed by both writers over three day period (according to The New York Times)
8 = trips to Tasti D-Lite
0 = number of times Tasti D-Lite employees smiled during three day period
1 = number of trips we left without eating Tasti D-Lite and opted for cigarettes
70 = approximate dollars spent on Tasti D-Lite
4 = combined classes missed due to exhaustion, nausea
1 = number of subpeonas issued to the chain by the Department of Consumer Affairs
1 = the number of continuing ongoing investigations
63 = relevant Google search results for “tasti d-lite false advertising”