Where does this come from? Obviously the first half is from Star Wars but the expression is not from Spaceballs and some Googling doesn"t find anything.

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In mallrats (the movie) they refer to smoking pot as "the dark side" using a stars wars reference which could bridge the gap between vader and cookies...


I was using "Join the Dark Side, win a cookie!" as my tagline in the Star Wars chatroom, Cloud City Cantina (www.outpost10f.com) from September 1999, and I have yet to see an earlier reference. I used the handle Darth Sidious, and when I log in on occasion, I still use this tagline.

The other "Sith" of the chat would then tempt new members with, "Join us! We have cookies!" and I have reason to believe that it may have stemmed from there.

I stopped regularly chatting there in about 2005, and the earliest reference I can find to it otherwise is about 2006.

So...yay me? :D :p


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