We headed down and milled around checking out the setup and reading about some of the flavors. It wasn't busy at all on Friday afternoon and, based on the Facebook photos I saw Saturday, I'm really glad we didn't wait to go. For $10 you go to try five flavors. I would have happily tried them all, but believe me, five was plenty. I couldn't even finish my last sample!
Anyway, after we tried all our samples, it was time to vote. The last piece of the ticket had a huge QR code on it which you used in the voting area to log onto the voting system. There are two computers and Doug and I are the only people voting at the time. I read the directions, hold up my code, and up comes what looks like a keypad. I find the number of the flavor I anted to vote for, #10 Carmastachio. And then I hit #1, intending to enter 1-0.
Except I'm an idiot and the numbers 1-16 were laid out. It wasn't a keypad, it was a button for each flavor. So, I voted for the wrong one. I just kind of stared at it for a minute and then walked away. I'm an idiot. I only half read the directions and barely paid attention to what I was doing.
The flavor I actually voted for did win. Because my vote pushed them over the edge, I'm sure.
Carmastachio was sadly not in the top three, though it was absolutely amazing. I would have happily eaten five samples of just that flavor.
I'm still shaking my head over such a ridiculous screw up. Next time I'll pay attention!
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