Before the witch had appeared, people used to gather in groups of three or four or five, never caring too much who was giving Warm Fuzzies to whom, After the coming of the witch, people began to pair off and to reserve all their Warm Fuzzies for each other exclusively. People who

forgot themselves and gave a Fuzzy to someone else would feel guilty because they knew that their partner would probably resent the loss. People who could not find a generous partner had to buy their Fuzzies and they worked long hours to earn the money.

Another thing which happened was that some people would take Cold Pricklies --- which were limitless and freely available --- coat them white and fluffy, and pass them on as Warm Fuzzies.

This counterfeit Warm Fuzzies were really Plastic Fuzzies, and they caused additional difficulties. For instance, two people would get together and freely exchange Plastic Fuzzies, which presumably should have made them feel good, but they came away feeling bad instead. Since they thought they have been exchanging Warm Fuzzies, people grew very confused