Party Till You Spit

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A Spit Party is kind of like a Tupperware Party, only the plastic containers are smaller and they’re not for leftovers. 23andMe held the first one a few days after our launch in November, and we’re gearing up for many more in 2008.

What happens at a Spit Party? So glad you asked. There’s mingling, of course. And opportunities to learn about the surprising number of traits that may be affected by genetics, from tongue-curling ability to taste preferences for things like vegetables and wine.

But most important, Spit Parties give people the opportunity to spit! Guests can sign up for 23andMe, receive a sample collection kit within minutes and then bask in the grooviness of a lounge specially designed for their spitting comfort.

Within a few weeks they’re looking at their own genetic data, and maybe even comparing themselves to a few new friends.

More photos after the jump …

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