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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Nilz, Feb 27, 2014.

  1. Nilz
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    Whats your fave and what would you like to see again??

    We miss you! - Retro foods we want back - MSN Food | MSN UK

    I actually saw the Fish and Chips in the shop the other day, but I just couldnt bring myself to spend 69p on them!!!

    One of my faves was the Mexican Chilli French Fries, they used to come in a black pack....very nice!!!
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    Other awesome stuff used to be the crisps called "puffs"...tiny little air filled things they were totally awesome. also, Bacon fries and Chicken and chips (similar to the fish and chips above)

    Mexican chilli french fries I never saw but they sound awesome
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    Puffs were amazing!! Didnt they have a rabbit on the front of the pack?

    Had some of them fish and chips the other week and they are alot stronger tasting than i remember!!

    Quater backs id like again but how they used to taste not the crappy ones they have on sale now
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    I remember the puffs they were really nice!!

    Quarterbacks were tasty too.

    Does anyone remember those little crisps in the shape of little pigs??

    I think they were called piglets!!!
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    Also wotsits waffles. they used to be massive hunks of awesome. now they are just **** half sized failures! lol
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    I loved those toffos, they done them in different flavors as well
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    Bitsa Pizza Crisps??

    They were awesome!!
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    I know they arent gone but wagonwheels used to be HUGE! they are poxy now too and barretts refreshers drink!
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    lol no I think we have all got bigger
    I need me a bag of them fish n chips,they were nom nom
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    I remember a green coloured cordial, it was a tropical or a mixed fruit drink...cant remember what it was called but it was really nice and used to get me and my bro on a right ol' hype!!!
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    not mountain dew or Lilt? lmao that is radioactive colour stuff!
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    UM BONGO!!!!
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    you can still get umbongo surely!? RANCHEROS bacon things. also great. I love food
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    Um Bongo is still available, it got re-released late last year.

    av4nt, it wasnt either of them, it was a dilute drink.
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    That's me going to lose a few hours of my life looking through that lot! Lol
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    What about the various variety of penny sweets
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    Andy, you are not a million miles away, so if you get a chance, pop into Kings Heath in Birmingham, there is a shop there called 'I used to have one of those', they have a massive selection of Jar Sweets and all the original selections too, decent prices as well, but I could easily spend a few quid in there!!
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    Jeeez, when I think back to some of the E number crammed shyte I must have consumed as a brat it's a wonder I'm still here based on how our media sensationalises diet/food news. I should be at least some part radioactive!

    The thing I miss the most from my childhood is the humble United bar, a kind of honeycomb biscuit bar (same size as a club) covered in milk chocolate. They came in 2 variants, blue ('normal') and orange (orange) flavours.

    The other favourite of my youth has thankfully returned, but when I was a kid it used to have 6 segments as opposed to the 5 it has today, the raisin and biscuit Yorkie bar. Pleasure you can't measure!
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    And it costs twice as much today as it did back then! Lucky they didn't rename it Yorky to fit on the 5 chunks!!
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    I loved them United bars!
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    Cheetos!
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    can get cheetos from american import stores, i love them! be careful if you have the flaming hot flavor ones though, i had a hangover in the states last year and ate a huge bag of them, it dyed my bowels red and when i took a ****e i thought it was all blood!
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    And for 50p, why not! :)

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    Space dust !
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    I haven't been looking for them so I don't know but do they still make and sell those alphabites in the freezer sections
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    They do still make the Alphabites.
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    I wasn't sure nilz i had a feeling someone would come along and correct me
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    Yea mate, I make rude words out of them to impress the missus!!!

    It doesn't impress her :(
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    Haha, yep, something like that!!!
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