The main point is they are things I can carry to my mouth without passing them anywhere over the keyboard. Anything else gets eaten away from the 'puter. I got tired of replacing fairly expensive keyboards.
Anyway, I try not to eat at the computer. If I do, I'll never stop. Lost about 5 pounds this past month kicking computer foods out.
This. Eating at the computer, or while watching television, is a terrible habit that I've tried very hard to kick. I could mow through an entire bag of chips in one sitting and not even realize that I've done it.