1. Most Discussed
  2. Gainers & Losers

Chocolate chip cookies.

  1. groundzero

    28,917 Posts.
    An elderly man lay dying in his bed. In death's agony, he
    suddenly smelled the aroma of his favorite chocolate chip cookies
    wafting up the stairs. He gathered his remaining strength, and
    lifted himself from the bed. Leaning against the wall, he slowly
    made his way out of the bedroom, and with even greater effort
    forced himself down the stairs, gripping the railing with both
    hands. With labored breath, he leaned against the door frame,
    gazing into the kitchen.

    Were it not for death's agony, he would have thought himself
    already in heaven: there, spread out upon newspapers on the
    kitchen table were literally hundreds of his favorite chocolate
    chip cookies. Was it heaven? Or was it one final act of heroic
    love from his devoted wife, seeing to it that he left this world
    a happy man?

    Mustering one great final effort, he threw himself toward the
    table, landing on his knees in a rumpled posture. His parched
    lips parted; the wondrous taste of the cookie was already in his
    mouth; seemingly bringing him back to life. The aged and
    withered hand, shockingly made its way to a cookie at the edge of
    the table, when it was suddenly smacked with a spatula by his

    "Stay out of those," she said, "they're for the funeral."

Before making any financial decisions based on what you read, always consult an advisor or expert.

The HotCopper website is operated by Report Card Pty Ltd. Any information posted on the website has been prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs and as such, you should before acting on the information or advice, consider the appropriateness of the information or advice in relation to your objectives, financial situation or needs. Please be aware that any information posted on this site should not be considered to be financial product advice.

From time to time comments aimed at manipulating other investors may appear on these forums. Posters may post overly optimistic or pessimistic comments on particular stocks, in an attempt to influence other investors. It is not possible for management to moderate all posts so some misleading and inaccurate posts may still appear on these forums. If you do have serious concerns with a post or posts you should report a Terms of Use Violation (TOU) on the link above. Unless specifically stated persons posting on this site are NOT investment advisors and do NOT hold the necessary licence, or have any formal training, to give investment advice.


Thank you for visiting HotCopper

We have detected that you are running ad blocking software.

HotCopper relies on revenue generated from advertisers. Kindly disable your ad blocking software to return to the HotCopper website.

I understand, I have disabled my ad blocker. Let me in!

Need help? Click here for support.