It’s hard to juggle the affections of so many admirers: M and Z and J and C. (We blurred the names to protect the feelings of the potential suitors.)

But where does Fruit Loop stand in the queue? Confidant? Best friend? Friend with benefits? Ex-boyfriend, but on good terms?

Our advice to Fruit Loop? Remember what Toucan Sam said: “Follow your nose. It always knows.”

This note was in the grass just north of the Durham bus station.

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