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Anyone remember Texan bars? They're back!!

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by DJT75, Oct 17, 2005.

  1. DJT75

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    Bought one yesterday in my local BP Station - very small but was always my favourite as a kid. (Didn't enjoy yesterday's much mind)
     
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    rings a bell
     
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    They've been back a while... remember my Mrs telling me some time ago.

    All we need now are "Nutty"s and "Cabana"s. Oh, and "Drifter"s. Come to think of it, have they stopped doing "Spira"s? I love them :mad: but not seen them for ages!!
     
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    yeah, I used to love texans - what about bangos..?
     
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    Oh my god, cabana's - talk about time warp - I loved these BIG time! :thumbsup:
    As for texans, you'll need to develope your jaw muscles as these were CHEWY!
     
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    on a similar note...why are Wispa bars no longer available?
     
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    shame...I still have my Wispa mug.
     
  9. DJT75

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    Would like to see the return of 'Pacers' - the green & white striped minty opal fruit type chews. They were the ultimate cinema snack.....
     
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    Drifters are still around...took one to work the other day :smashin:

    One of the women at work came in with a Texan bar the other day and almost lost one of her teeth it was that chewy :D
     
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    Mint cracknel, cadburys raisins, aztec, old jamaica - mmmmmmmmmm!
     
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    Wheres Nux -similar to picnic - similar to lion
    Also can you still get hazelcup
     
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    "Texan, sure is a mighty chew" ;)
     
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    Because they're crapola
     
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    These made a fleeting return about 2-3 years ago blooming fab they are :smashin:
     
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    Are they or is it because you got bigger?

    Noticed this with a caramac that I bought recently for the first time in years, it seemed really wafer thin and not how I remembered it at all.

    Can ayone say for sure if chocolate bars in general are smaller than the versions us oldies fondly remember as kids?
     
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    I know they switched Milky Way innards from brown to white chocolate - the so-and-so's!
     
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    I remember when they used to be called Opal Mints (showing my age now!).
     
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    Hope they don't bring back thats all my favourites :thumbsup: an am fat enuff!!!!!!!!!
     
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    I want my Spangles - especially the Old English flavour !
     
  21. DJT75

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    Definitely smaller, it was about the size of a Blue Ribbon when a Texan bar I remember as being the size of a Yorkie.....ps. they completely ruined Milky Ways when they changed the filling.....
     
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    There use to be a comedian who use to take the rise out of them and said it was the sort of sweet his gran use to buy him, but I know they use to be a popular variety with the kids as the were the stongest flavour of the lot.
     
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    Wagon Wheels - I used to buy one every morning on the way to school and I swear, they were massive, my nephew bought one the other day and it was t-i-n-y same with jammy dodgers, everythings shrinking!
     
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    Amazon bars, Amazin' Raisin bars, Cadbury's Toffee Buttons, Glees (like skittles), Tiger, Teddy and Candy Tots, Toffee Treets, Peanut Treets (like peanut M&M's), Riley's Chocolate Toffee Rolls (plain chocolate coated caramels, sold loose by weight, ie a quarter pound - very hard and chewy).

    All sweets from my childhood and youth. All, sadly, gone now.
     
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    Striker bars - used to love them in my yoof
     
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    Texan bars are back, I know I had one the other day. :clap: I thought that the bar looked pretty small as well, but then I wondered if this is just because I was smaller?? Let's face it have you seen a finger of fudge recently!? :lesson:
     
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    Mmmm Pyramint
     
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    Splicer.

    Kinda like a packet of opal fruits ( sorry starburst :rolleyes: ) melted together.

    Anyone remember those fruitella stick sweets you could only get in the picknmix? Little individual wrapped sticks of fruitella in various flavours ..about an inch and half long.
     
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    Remember when you got an easter egg :thumbsup: (say a Double Decker)...the bars were always hidden inside rather than at the front of the packaging. They were also nowhere near regular size & in a pikey white wrapper! :rolleyes:
     
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    I'd quite like to have some Neon Nerds...they were the best sweets ever!
     

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