Back in 98 when I was all of thirteen, they announced they would be making a candy bar in honor of Chipper. Well, you can imagine my reaction.
....I can make even the most rabid of the Bebier fan girls seem tame in comparison
Here is a youtube link of the bar and what a (very young) Chipper thinks.
I was all set to save the other bar when we went to the grocery store. How I remember this and yet forget where I put the TV remote five minutes later... I do not know. I just know it was late and I was in my then step fathers red Toyota. He had stopped by Bi-lo and I decided to stay in the truck while he shopped. I also know that when I looked up at the street lights they reminded me of alien space ships. (I was strange, even then) I already had the bar with me at the time. I don't know why, but I did. Likely because I was (...was?) and over zealous fan girl.
I looked down at his
I tried to justify myself by saying I would keep the wrapper. Anyone that knows me though, knows that this did not happen. I would lose my own head if it were not attached... and other parts. Thus the wrapper was lost forever. I remember being upset and then getting over it. From time to time though I would be reminded of the Bar that was named after the one they called Chipper and the despair and disappointment would come flooding back. I would eagerly search google in hopes of coming across any signs of the bar only to leave the computer chair (actually a kitchen chair dubbing as a computer chair) dejected and heartbroken.
Then one day I was searching ebay, and I came across the most wondrous site ever. Someone was selling a Martin Prado light switch cover.
No, It was the Chipper bar. Actually there was a Prado light switch cover I really wanted, but that is a tale for another time and place. My journey was not over though. I had another adversary, even worse than my nonexistent will power... my Mom
See, it was under her account. I had the money I could give her, but she thought it was a waste a of money. Back and forth we went like two zombies with a severed arm, but I prevailed in the end.
BEHOLD THE WONDROUS CHIPPER BAR
and no, I am not gunnna eat it this time!