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Do you bite or lick your ice cream?

When you imagine an ice cream cone, most people picture perfect orbs of colorful, melty goodness blessing their hearts and their tastebuds on a warm day. Although most will agree ice cream is one of the greatest inventions of all time, there is some contention on how to consume it. Most assume that you lick your scoops when they're on a cone, but others prefer to bite straight into the scoop, saying it's no different from using a spoon. What do you think?

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Although it repulses some, the debate about whether to bite or lick an ice cream cone is a valid one. 

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Ice cream cones are not meant to be treated with such disregard. Not only does biting a melty substance seem contrary to common sense, but it also fails to acknowledge that ice cream is meant to be savored, not chomped on. 

Biting a scoop of ice cream is akin to biting off the top of a popsicle—why bring something so good to an end so soon? 

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Furthermore, doesn't biting into ice cream hurt your teeth? Or, if nothing else, result in immediate brainfreeze? Biting into ice cream is masochistic on multiple fronts. 

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Nobody panic. Biting ice cream is not that weird. Think about it this way, when you are eating ice cream out of a cup, what is a spoonful of ice cream if not a bite? And do you lick the ice cream off of the spoon? Of course not; you slurp it in one go. 

Plus, there are different types of ice cream here. If you're talking about the gourmet spheres of ice cream that take around 10 minutes to melt, sometimes you just don't have the patience to lick the scoop. The logic is the same as the "How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop?" commercials. The owl gives it three licks, gives up, and bites the lollipop. A hard ice cream cone is the same. 

Meanwhile, if you're talking soft-serve, a lick is essentially a bite anyway, so it makes no difference. 

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And think about the classic Drumsticks from school cafeterias and ice cream trucks. How else are you supposed to attack an ice cream cone covered in solid chocolate if not biting it first? 

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