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Entry from April 13, 2024
Strategic Chocolate Reserve (Strategic Petroleum Reserve + chocolate)

There is a Strategic Petroleum Reserve, and some people believe there should be a Strategic Chocolate Reserve.
 
“I maintain a strategic chocolate reserve for just such occasions” was posted on the newsgroup alt.magick on May 5, 1998. “I found the Strategic Chocolate Reserve” was posted on X/Twitter by dave sonders on August 21, 2009. “They hit the Austrian strategic chocolate reserve!” was posted on X/Twitter by John Bowman 馃枛馃徎 on November 23, 2012. “I wonder when #switzerland is going to start a strategic chocolate reserve. #coronavirus” was posted on X/Twitter by Eric Reguly on March 16, 2020. “Wondering if any country has strategic chocolate reserve” was posted on X/Twitter by Emran Rashid on April 13, 2024.
 
   
Wikipedia: Strategic Petroleum Reserve (United States)
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) is an emergency stockpile of petroleum maintained by the United States Department of Energy (DOE). It is the largest publicly known emergency supply in the world; its underground tanks in Louisiana and Texas have capacity for 714 million barrels (113,500,000 m3).
     
Google Groups: alt.magick
oops, I seem to have crossed the Abyss
Amanda Walker
May 5, 1998, 3:00:00鈥疉M
Charles Klein

writes:
> What with the current noise about a possible chocolate shortage, you
> chocolaholics should be doing ceaseless workings for bumper cacao crops.
 
I maintain a strategic chocolate reserve for just such occasions.
   
X/Twitter
dave sonders
@Dsonders
I found the Strategic Chocolate Reserve.  http://yfrog.com/0fzauj
10:17 AM 路 Aug 21, 2009
   
X/Twitter
Jill H.
@librarianjill
Rolling up sleeves to dig into HUGE list- busy week ahead! Hope the Strategic Chocolate Reserve holds out.
10:47 AM 路 Sep 14, 2009
   
X/Twitter
Zoey
@Zoeytrope
Opening the strategic chocolate reserve.  http://twitpic.com/1fojqm
11:20 PM 路 Apr 14, 2010
   
X/Twitter
It’s Only Words
@itsonlywords
@MelissaTweets “Strategic chocolate reserve” LOL! How old are your daughters?
10:40 PM 路 Apr 9, 2011
   
X/Twitter
Christian Lawson-Perfect
@christianp
I need to appoint like a Secretary of State for Sugar. ‘Parlous’ doesn’t begin to describe the state of the Strategic Chocolate Reserve
8:54 AM 路 Jun 25, 2011
   
X/Twitter
John Bowman 馃枛馃徎
@johnbowman
Dear Lord. They hit the Austrian strategic chocolate reserve! 
@AP: Sweet tooth thieves steal 18 tons of chocolate: http://is.gd/NWwuBt -CJ
2:32 PM 路 Nov 23, 2012
   
X/Twitter
Kay O’D
@websitemgmt
Another thing that makes me go hmm. Austria has Strategic Chocolate Reserve. Canada has Strategic Maple Syrup reserve. What abt US?
12:56 PM 路 Nov 24, 2012
   
X/Twitter
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@nirbheek
Need to stock up a strategic chocolate reserve for emergency use.
4:00 PM 路 May 10, 2013
   
X/Twitter
Jessica Silverman
@Jessica6119
The problem with a strategic chocolate reserve is that I will eat it all in one sitting
10:25 AM 路 Jul 18, 2014
   
X/Twitter
James
@TheJWjr
With so many consecutive chocolate deficits projected over the coming years, one imagines the need for a strategic chocolate reserve.
1:32 AM 路 Nov 18, 2014
   
X/Twitter
Frunabulax
@glen_55
Is anyone AGAINST establishing a Strategic Chocolate Reserve?http://motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2016/02/chart-century-chocolate-consumption-makes-you-smarter via @MotherJones
12:51 PM 路 Feb 25, 2016
   
X/Twitter
alison (she/her)
@alisonborealis
I made a mistake & ate my chocolate too early. I need to build up a strategic chocolate reserve in this office…
6:03 PM 路 Aug 8, 2017
   
X/Twitter
Martha Moore
@MMooreNYC
A national strategic chocolate reserve. Yes! https://washingtonpost.com/world/2018/09/11/brexit-might-be-so-bad-that-cadburys-is-stockpiling-chocolate-just-case/
10:07 AM 路 Sep 11, 2018
   
X/Twitter
Stef @wikisteff@mastodon.social Christensen
@Wikisteff
I forgot chocolate in my first couple of megashops, then I went back and got our family a Strategic Chocolate Reserve (6 boxes of 330 g of chocolate wafers).
8:36 AM 路 Mar 16, 2020
   
X/Twitter
Eric Reguly
@ereguly
I wonder when #switzerland is going to start a strategic chocolate reserve. #coronavirus
9:22 AM 路 Mar 16, 2020
   
X/Twitter
Andy Anderson 馃拤 M: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
@SciObservatory
I think everyone can get behind a strategic chocolate reserve, to eliminate our dependence on the Swiss.
6:29 PM 路 Nov 23, 2021
   
X/Twitter
James Norton 馃
@jrnorton23
Becca gets all disappointed when she finds out I’ve eaten all the chocolate, and I’m like: “It’s chocolate, that’s what happens, people eat it. There is no Strategic Chocolate Reserve.” I mean, maybe there should be, but I should not be given access to it.
7:32 PM 路 Feb 9, 2022
   
X/Twitter
Baldurdash
@Baldurdash50
To be fair, all this could be made up for by tapping into Belgium鈥檚 Strategic Chocolate Reserve and sending the goods to Ukraine to bolster morale via sugar high. Delicious, delicious sugar high.
3:25 PM 路 Jun 28, 2022
 
X/Twitter
Tim Hurst
@timothybhurst
Time to call on Biden to open up the strategic chocolate reserve.
From washingtonpost.com
7:51 AM 路 Jul 30, 2022
     
X/Twitter
James Hansen
@JamesArtHansen
We have the Strategic Petroleum Reserve or SPR, but do we have the Strategic Chocolate Reserve up and running yet?
9:37 PM 路 Mar 31, 2024
 
X/Twitter
Emran Rashid
@EmranRashid3
Wondering if any country has strategic chocolate reserve.
1:34 PM 路 Apr 13, 2024

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