"What?!? Are you crazy?! Can you imagine the embarrassment of giving them something like that?!?! We'll look like the biggest geeks on the planet! Don't you think that we should stick to more subtle tactics?"
"We'll give them anonymously," Amy explained. "They'll find the cookies and eat them and all the while they'll be wondering romantically about the girls who thought to give them this little gift. It'll be perfect! Anyway, my mom always says that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach."
"And how to you propose to give them anonymously?" I asked. "We can't just drop the cookies off on their doorstep -- the boy's dorm is off-limits to girls. And even if it weren't, I wouldn't dare drop them off myself -- I'd be mortified by the thought that someone would see us and tell them who did it."
"We'll have Mindy do it," Amy said. "As a chaperone she's allowed in the boy's dorm, and she would never betray our little secret."
I considered the plan for a second. "You have this whole thing thought out, don't you? Well, okay, but we'll have to tell her to be sure no one see her dropping them off, because people know that she's our teacher and our friend, so if they see her they'll figure out pretty quickly that it was us."
"Of course she'll be careful. She does this sort of thing all the time to try to catch the attention of her karate teacher, doesn't she? Now all we need to do is find Mindy to ask for her help and then write something on the card."
"Mindy's sure to be chaperoning in the dance hall, so we might as well go back in there and find her."
When we got back to the dance hall, we saw Mindy on the sidelines keeping an eye on people. She was supposedly ensuring that the dancing couples weren't dancing too close -- the boy and girl were supposed to be far enough apart that you could put a Book of Mormon between them -- but Mindy wasn't the type that would embarrass people by enforcing that rule. Enough other chaperones would, though, to keep people in line.
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