MRE mystery: What are these 'patriotic' sugar cookie shapes?

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The bottom right one, if you turn it the other way up, is the Statue of Liberty’s torch.

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Pretty sure this one is Ku Klux Klam.

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Must be an eagle.

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Lower left, possibly a rotated liberty bell.

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It’s just the eagle again, rotated.

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Nope, it’s missing the beak.

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The last mystery is (I think) The State of Alaska.

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Or the poop emoji.

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The beak is a casualty of cookie crumbling (or at least the upper line of the beak, the bottom line is still intact). The rest of the shape is exactly the same shape as the neck and head of the eagle, down to the second ruffled line indicating feathers near the base of the neck.

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The one on the right is a ketchup squeeze bottle lid that popped off when trying to force the dried plug out the of the top. You can see the ketch that spilled as well.

Nothing more American than that.

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Washington’s cherry tree, pre-chop?

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It’s just badly stamped or worn away.

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The confusion is understandable. The real thing is so much more impressive.

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The one on the lower right is Liberty’s Torch, but upside down.

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Here’s a potential alternative view (care of reddit)


(hm… might be a different series?)

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Clearly a pint of Guinness!

pint

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Liberty’s torch, turned upside down. and, I guess, the Tree of Liberty? But that sort of implies blood cookies.

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It’s the shape of a cookie :stuck_out_tongue:

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