When I was a kid one of the treats that I really looked forward to was buying a box of Cracker Jack. For you neophytes, Cracker Jack, which is still around, is a caramel/popcorn/peanut snack that comes in a soft box with a prize inside.

The small toy is hidden among the pieces of Cracker Jack. There were two ways of eating Cracker Jack. One was to keep putting pieces in your mouth until you found the toy. The better and more impatient way was to turn the box over and open it from the bottom figuring that was where the toy resided.  If that failed, I would spill the Cracker Jack into one hand until I found the prize.

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