I started thinking about that. She's certainly right, that the flavor is diluted by all the water the gummies have absorbed. But is there something else going on?
Here is my test gummi worm, which has absorbed so much water and grown so enormous that it no longer fit in the drinking glass, and broke in pieces:
(I definitely do not recommend eating the gummies, which are more like weak-flavored Jell-O, or drinking the water. This was done for the sake of science!)
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