What Can a Cookie Do? Question #6

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Girl Guides Classic Cookies

Here’s question #6 from our ‘What Can a Cookie Do?’ Treasure Hunt! 

Question #6:

If you stacked the Classic Cookie boxes estimated to be sold this season one on top of the other, how high would it reach in metres? (Please guess a specific number, i.e. 1,230.)

Need a clue*? Check out our Twitter account – you don’t need to have an account to see the clue! (*Clues will always start with ‘Clue #’, followed by a number)

About this campaign: This campaign is intended to help Units sell cookies and to promote Cookie Day at Sears, April 2, 2011!  Encourage your family, friends & supporters to participate! Starting March 21 till March 31, we’ll post one question about cookie facts here on our blog. You can come back to add your guess in the comment section as many times as you like, and for any of the questions as they will remain open until the end of the campaign on March 31, 2011 at 11:59 pm EST. Enter your guess in the comments section below.  The winner with the closest number of guesses in total from each of the daily questions will be crowned our Online Cookie All-Star on April 1, 2011. (Complete details.)

Only 3 more questions to go! Did you miss a question? Submit your guesses for earlier questions here: #1#2#3, #4#5!

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23 Responses to What Can a Cookie Do? Question #6

  1. Amanda Gadowski says:

    384719 km

  2. Kym Morgan says:


  3. Stephanie says:

    479,138 km

  4. heather says:

    879,143 km

  5. Joy M. says:

    193,487 km

  6. Cathy says:

    The math on this question doesn’t work for me. End-to-end for question #5 was a three digit number. Stacking should result in a smaller number (in km) than end-to-end. Either the clue should be a combination of some of these numbers, or the question should be in meters, not km.

    197 km, or 197438 m

    • Thanks Cathy! We had a typo which thankfully will not affect any of the guesses above. We have corrected the question from KM to reflect M – as was intended by the digit clue. Thank you for being so math-minded and for notifying us immiediately.

  7. I agree with Cathy…the math is not logical…so my answer is….
    139.847 km OR 139 km and 847 m. (!!!!)

  8. Stephen Ball says:

    719348 m

  9. Lindsay Ball says:


  10. Meghan says:

    341,897 m

  11. H says:

    fifteen million four hundred thousand
    15 400 000

  12. Kathleen says:


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  16. Tania says:

    319, 478

  17. Harmit says:

    178 439 m

  18. Katharine says:

    473,750 m

  19. Rohit Jain says:

    143,879 m

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