mystery ping pong balls at food emporium

Beer pong

Originally uploaded by nuwanda.

I snapped this picture at my local Food Emporium, which is a very normal, smallish Manhattan grocery store.

In the foreground you can see packs of ping pong balls. Now, according to this valuation map ( Ping pong tables are prohibatively wasteful uses of space. So it took me a few minutes to figure out why a store that virtually no other non-food products stocked them.

Aha, the answer: Beer Pong.


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