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The LocoPops stand, located by the Duke West cafeteria, serves delicious, individually wrapped, gourmet popsicles. The stand itself is a brown, collapsible one, standard to the others behind the cafeteria. They usually open daily after meals (12pm-8pm), when TIPsters commonly line up at.

There is also a location on Hillsborough Street, a road adjacent to Ninth Street that is easily accessible for RAG Nights and Evening Activities for East students, but not within boundaries for TIPsters using 4th-year privileges.

Each popsicle sells for $2.25 ("TAX included"); using $3 exchanges with valuable quarters. Their free stickers have become a collectible novelty, much to the enthusiasm and addiction of TIPsters. They also sell T-Shirts ($15). These come in brown or white and read "Think Global, Act Loco."

  • Btdubs, Alyson Win started a locopop shirt buying trend at Duke West Term 1 2013. The locopops guy should be very grateful for her.

As of 2014, when the TiPsters arrived to a torn down Great Hall and annihilated N Quad, LocoPops was nowhere to be seen. Grief ensued.


The flavors are divided into four sections, the main two being Paletas del AQUA (Water-based pops/no dairy) and Paletas de la CREMA (Cream-based pops/dairy). Both those have [a] Guest Star and Guest Stars, respectively. They are written on a whiteboard in the front of the stand, with the Guest Stars rotating flavors every few days.

This list is incomplete; you can help by

Water Based:

  • Mojito
  • Pomegranate Tangerine - Icy and fruity, the combination forms a tangy, sweet, and chilled sensation.

Guest Star:

  • Watermelon Mint
  • Pomegranate Plum
  • Lychee Lemongrass
  • Cherry Lime
  • Orange Mango

Cream Based:

  • Mexican Chocolate - Often recommended for first-timers; a chocolate pop with subtle cinnamon (and nutmeg?) spice.
  • Ginger Beer Float - Lacks snail.
  • Cookies N Cream - A favourite, oreo-like chunks of chocolate cookies embedded in frozen creaminess.
  • Strawberries & Cream - Both creamy and for fruit enthusiastics, has actual strawberry chunks.
  • Chocolate Covered Pretzel
  • Black Forest - Tastes like chocolate and cherry, covered in coconut.

Guest Stars:

  • Nanas Foster
  • Thin Mint
  • Pistachio
  • Malted Milkball
  • Oreo Mint
  • Lemon Sage Cream - a tantalizing, yet mysterious combination of lemon and sage
  • Pineapple Lemongrass
  • Bourbon Pecan

Descriptions written by User:Trees / TIPsters.

During Term II of 2009, RLC Mitch testified that Water Based pops are vastly superior to Cream Based.

Alcoholic flavors are sometimes available, but it's really not actually possible to get intoxicated through the pops. Staff, you can relax now.

In addition, during 2012 Term 2, Loco Pops were used as a code name for drugs by RCs during Murder Mystery night, and were referenced quite a bit in many classes, especially Social Psychology (Ee-Yee).

External Links

Official website