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Happy Cuddle Club

Give them luv and lots of hugs!
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I was inspired by the little sentence at the top left under the croissants.

The Happy Cuddle Club could be the newest exercise spa. Everyone's all about fad diets and 'no pain, no gain' workouts. It's been scientifically proven that hugging and kissing and snuggling burn calories. Why not pay a fee to be hugged, kissed, and snuggled all day. You would be losing weight as well as gaining self esteem.

flamingcrackmonkey, Nov 12 2003

Kissing Burns Calories! http://www.healthwi...02/HWfeatwin02b.htm
[flamingcrackmonkey, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

(??) List of Calorie Burners http://www.getleanh...ition/burn_baby.htm
[flamingcrackmonkey, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]

(?) The Cuddle Party http://www.cuddlepa...m/about/whatis.html
I'm not sure if it's happy, but it looks like this has become baked. [zen_tom, Aug 12 2005]

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       link to scientific data please
Worldgineer, Nov 12 2003
  

       There are two websites with proof, need more?
flamingcrackmonkey, Nov 12 2003
  

       A lot depends on with whom.   

       To make it clear, if heroofmight is going to be there, I will not be.
phundug, Nov 12 2003
  

       Looks to me like cuddling doesn't burn many more calories than breathing. But that aside, you're really just proposing whorehouses, and those have been around for a very long time.
DrCurry, Nov 12 2003
  

       I went to a whore's house once ... and met her mom, then broke up with her ... LUCKILY without spending a lot of cash ... I think this is baked where I live ...
Letsbuildafort, Nov 12 2003
  

       'Read the sign buddy, 'No Leppers Allowed'.
BillyBoy, Nov 12 2003
  

       Lets take a moment and reflect on the fact that one of monkey's "scientific" diet websites is sponsored by McDonalds.
Overpanic, Nov 12 2003
  

       Frequently visited by Richard Simmons...
RayfordSteele, Nov 12 2003
  

       That's just wrong.   

       Okay, there were a lot of websites about the kissing and snuggling. This wasn't intended to be a place where you go to get sex, just a spa-type club where you pay an annual membership fee and get hugged and petted and pampered. Not only would it burn calories, but your self esteem would rise. I have never seen anyone's self esteem rise from visiting a whorehouse.
And no [heroofmight]s or any other avid woman-haters allowed.. :P
flamingcrackmonkey, Nov 13 2003
  

       BillyBoy, lepers leave tips, you know..   

       Is this going to be flat-out, no-holds-barred snuggling? The kind that leaves you with body parts turning blue?
moPuddin, Aug 15 2005
  

       I actually read about a club doing this sort of thing. Can't remember where. New York? It was called a "cuddle club," and members bring blankies and jammies. Sounds like a lot of Peter Pans who haven't yet discovered their sexuality and aren't looking for it, either.
elhigh, Aug 16 2005
  

       //It's been scientifically proven that hugging and kissing and snuggling burn calories.// I'm not sure whether this has been proven, but I do remember a study that showed the importance of cuddling to the social and mental development of young monkeys (and I suppose the inferrence was that this also was the case for us too)
zen_tom, Aug 16 2005
  

       //It's been scientifically proven that hugging and kissing and snuggling burn calories.// So does fidgeting.
DrCurry, Aug 16 2005
  

       "The first rule of fidget club is..."
st3f, Aug 16 2005
  

       I personally would not be keen on cuddling, kissing, and hugging other people who are doing so specifically to lose weight.   

       I'll stick to the treadmill.
ilanbg, Aug 17 2005
  

       <churn> [-]
FlyingToaster, Dec 17 2009
  

       //I'll stick to the treadmill//   

       Just wipe it down, then you won't stick.
bnip, Dec 17 2009
  
      
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