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How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop?

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It depends essentially on two things: the length and muscularity of the tongue.

If you have a very long tongue and use the whole length to lick the Tootsie Pop you will obviously get there more quickly than a short-tongued licker using only the tip.

How strong is your tongue? Do you build up its strength and flexibility by balancing walnuts on it or seeing whether you can lick your own ear? (If you do the latter be sure to lick both ears equally or it'll get too strong on one side and you'll develop an ear-licker accent, which is very difficult to understand.)

Is it rough or smooth? A smooth tongue is less effective in Tootsie licking than one which has developed a rough coat. To become an Olympic-class licker you need to practise by licking concrete. Be sure to sterilise it first.

The formula for finding out how many licks to reach the centre is:
C = LV(fs+t)
when C = Tootsie Pop Centre, L = length, V = velocity of tongue, s = strength, f = flexibility and t = texture.

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Dodgy, you've outdone yourself. I love it! Lol
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Rav last year Daizy and I were waiting to be served in a store when a young woman, a customer, stuck her tongue out and touched her chin. I fell in love immediately but, alas, it was never to be. However that tongue was so long and so agile that it inspired me. She could have reached the center in about three licks.
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Lmao!!! :))
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I'm laughing so hard that I think it may be time to seriously consider buying Depends before reading your upcoming posts! You are a rare gem, my friend.
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Thanks, Mom. This question gets posted from time to time (I think it must be on a web site of difficult questions to answer) but I never bothered to answer it before. I don't even know what a Tootsie Pop is -- we don't have 'em in Australia.
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This was my favorite commercial when I was a kid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6rHeD5x2tI
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Had a laugh at that. Clever commercial.
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You do not have Tootsie Pops in Oz? What about Tootsie Rolls?
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No pops, no rolls, not even Tootsie.
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So sad *<]:0(
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The world may never know :)

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More than 1

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I would think so!
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1... 2... 3... CRUNCH!!!

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Me and my friend had a contest doing that lol! The one who finishes first gets like 5 pops!
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862

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Lets find out. 1....2....3....crunch!! "How many licks does it take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop? The world may never know."

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seven

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7,438,982,374,001 and a half

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I like the half. :)
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42

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And philosophy insinuates itself into a licking question :)
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I would never contaminate my body by consuming something of this sort. I suppose that means that I will never know. I work too hard to maintain this figure. I won't risk it with candy.

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Tests good to know too! 8)
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Why would that be?
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My dad can make it as 1-2 but a friend can take forever!!! Idk. It depends on how the person likes to eat it I guess?

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One Toohoohoo Thathree

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1042

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