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    http://www.desmoinesregister.com/art...e-cream-parlor

    Mobile ice cream vendors were banned from Des Moines after a 9-year-old girl was killed in 1967. Efforts to make them legal again failed in 1996, 2006 and 2007.
    They put the "scream" in "ice cream"!

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    Over the Top Chocolates



    As I entered a family was leaving. They seemed to be satisfied. There was only one employee on duty.



    They also have chocolates and fudge.





    Interesting tables.







    I tried the

    Heavenly Hawkeye $5.49
    Vanilla ice cream drenched in hot fudge and caramel, topped with roasted pecans, whipped cream and a chocolate covered caramel candy.



    This was very good! The ice cream was rich and silky. I will definitely be back.
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    No, we don't have them. By the way, ice cream trucks are in the same category as clowns on my creepy scale. No reason, just think they are creepy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    No, we don't have them. By the way, ice cream trucks are in the same category as clowns on my creepy scale. No reason, just think they are creepy.
    Didn't used to think bad about ice cream trucks...

    But anymore, yeah. Most of the drivers don't seem to speak English. They stopped using simple bells and went to "music" that manages to combine the worst aspects of Muzak, a grade school recital, and singing fish. Just creepy...
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    I absolutely HATE ice cream trucks! Most of the drivers I've encountered seem to have been recruited from a carnival somewhere.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I absolutely HATE ice cream trucks! Most of the drivers I've encountered seem to have been recruited from a carnival somewhere.
    What did carnies ever do to you?!?

    I'm always a little surprised when I hear the unmistakable here-comes-the-ice cream-truck version of "Turkey in the Straw," ice cream trucks are rare around here.




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    Quote Originally Posted by Buttercup View Post
    What did carnies ever do to you?!?

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    There's an urban myth that SOMEWHERE in the world, there is a carny with a full set of teeth. I have yet to encounter them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I absolutely HATE ice cream trucks! Most of the drivers I've encountered seem to have been recruited from a carnival somewhere.
    More like the people who were too disturbingly disturbed to be carnies!
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