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This Woman's Story Of Trying To Mail Her Friends Some Cookies Will Make You Laugh And Cry

This is a wild ride.

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Back in December, a Tumblr user from Texas called anneriawings decided to send some cookies to her friends, who were all meeting up in New Jersey.

The United States Postal Service delivery time between the two cities is two days, so the cookies were expected on Dec. 23, 2016.

When her friends — three other Tumblr users who use the names homebeccer, phantomrose96, and cupcakecreeper — met on Dec. 26, the cookies still hadn't arrived.

Wondering where her package had gone, anneriawings posted on her blog that according to the tracking details, the cookies had been marked as delayed, and their last reported location was Barrigada, Guam.


Homebeccer, whose real name is Becca, told BuzzFeed News that the friends lost it when they were told of the package's location.

"I, foolishly, was not fully aware of just how far Guam was from us, probably equating it to Puerto Rico as both are US territories," she said. "But no, Guam is actually just north of Australia. It is, to say the least, very far from New Jersey."


The cookies arrived later that day, and the girls filmed themselves unboxing the cookies.

Becca said that the group are "baffled" by the reaction to their story, considering it's a tale of mishandled post.

"I was telling a friend back home in Florida about the cookie debacle and her little brother yelled, 'Wait, that was you? I saw that post on Tumblr,'" she said. "But it's been hilarious, at the same time, that 'Guam cookies' is now forever going to be a thing in our lives."

BuzzFeed News has reached out to USPS to find out what on Earth happened to the cookies.

Rachael Krishna is a reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in London.

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