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21 October 2013
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mja6758 said
Thanks for the info, because over here...

http://i2.wp.com/www.ogamigam.com/image/cache/data/244/24495-800x800.jpg?w=200

 

Co-incidentally more nutritious and tasty than most fast food chains and supermarket's cheapest basic value range.

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22 October 2013
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MMM, thanks to you talking about Curly Wurly, I bought six bars (it came in a pack) on Amazon. Unfortunately, they won't be for a month or so. On the bright side, I only paid $4.67 with free shipping. I hope to see what they are all about. :D  

22 October 2013
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A curly-wurly used to cost 25p, prices have went up.

They used to be really long but are shorter now (same with all chocolate) sadly. 

If you are like many those 6 bars will not last very long. 

Enjoy. 

 

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22 October 2013
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25p! Outrageous! I remember when...

http://i2.wp.com/www.my-liverpool.co.uk/USERIMAGES/curly-wurly.jpg?w=200

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22 October 2013
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I've never heard of Curly Wurly until now. You really do learn something new every day... 

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22 October 2013
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I can't stand Curly Wurlies. They'd stuck in my teeth so much that I used to spend the rest of the day wishing I had a toothbrush on me, wanting to clean my teeth for half an hour.

Don't want to put you off though, sky! I hope you find paying that much is worth it. :D

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22 October 2013
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mja6758 said
25p! Outrageous! I remember when...

http://i2.wp.com/www.my-liverpool.co.uk/USERIMAGES/curly-wurly.jpg?w=200

You must be getting on, mja.

 

Had a Cadbury's fudge about 6 weeks ago, still 15p. Going by inflation and the last time i had one they should be about 40p.

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22 October 2013
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I had a mainly '70s childhood, the 67 in my username is the year of birth! I remember the wonderful Terry Scott advertising Curly Wurlys...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ycSq4CnFm8M

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22 October 2013
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Pumpkin spice fever has swept the nation again, and I'm having pumpkin spice chai from Trader Joe's. It's a just-add-water mix. I'll save a few bucks not having to go to Starbucks.

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22 October 2013
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This talk of coffee and candy is making me crave Tim Tams. I wish they were made here. I think I'd have to go to Cost Plus World Market to grab a package and that gets pricey.

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Thanks. I guess if I like them I could always buy more later. If I don't like them, well I didn't spend that much. I found out last night we use to have a candy bar like the Curly Wurly called the "Marathon Bar" in 70s, but it was discounted in the early 80s.

mja6758 said
I had a mainly '70s childhood, the 67 in my username is the year of birth! I remember the wonderful Terry Scott advertising Curly Wurlys...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=ycSq4CnFm8M

 

  Funny advertisement. Thanks mja

parlance said
This talk of coffee and candy is making me crave Tim Tams. I wish they were made here. I think I'd have to go to Cost Plus World Market to grab a package and that gets pricey.

parlance

Never heard of those, but they look good. 

22 October 2013
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I lost a tooth while eating a Marathon Bar at the movies. I lost the tooth in the dark theater. I cried so hard thinking that the tooth fairy wouldn't come see me because I had lost the tooth. Mom and I wrote a note to her and left that under my pillow. It worked.heart

22 October 2013
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Is a Marathon bar what became the Snickers?

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The UK Marathon is what became Snickers, the US Marathon was their take on a Curly Wurly.

http://i1.wp.com/www.longisland70skid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Marathon-Bar.jpg?w=200

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mja6758 said
The UK Marathon is what became Snickers, the US Marathon was their take on a Curly Wurly.

http://i1.wp.com/www.longisland70skid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Marathon-Bar.jpg?w=200

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yup and our Snickers have been just Snickers since they were created. 

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sky999 said

mja6758 said
The UK Marathon is what became Snickers, the US Marathon was their take on a Curly Wurly.

http://i1.wp.com/www.longisland70skid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Marathon-Bar.jpg?w=200

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yup and our Snickers have been just Snickers since they were created. 

 

One of the bands on George Harrison's Dark Horse label was Jiva, whose lead singer was Michael Lanning, who later sang the "There's a hunger inside you..." chorus for Snickers in the '90s. See, it all ties back to the Beatles one way or another! a-hard-days-night-george-10

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wetsroosa said

sky999 said

mja6758 said
The UK Marathon is what became Snickers, the US Marathon was their take on a Curly Wurly.
http://i1.wp.com/www.longisland70skid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Marathon-Bar.jpg?w=200

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yup and our Snickers have been just Snickers since they were created. 

 

One of the bands on George Harrison's Dark Horse label was Jiva, whose lead singer was Michael Lanning, who later sang the "There's a hunger inside you..." chorus for Snickers in the '90s. See, it all ties back to the Beatles one way or another! a-hard-days-night-george-10

Yay! a-hard-days-night-john-6 

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wetsroosa said

sky999 said

mja6758 said
The UK Marathon is what became Snickers, the US Marathon was their take on a Curly Wurly.
http://i1.wp.com/www.longisland70skid.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Marathon-Bar.jpg?w=200

a-hard-days-night-ringo-8 Yup and our Snickers have been just Snickers since they were created. 

 

One of the bands on George Harrison's Dark Horse label was Jiva, whose lead singer was Michael Lanning, who later sang the "There's a hunger inside you..." chorus for Snickers in the '90s. See, it all ties back to the Beatles one way or another! a-hard-days-night-george-10

Like Kevin Bacon's degrees of separation. I like it.

 

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So the UK Curly-wurly was a US marathon which is not the UK marathon which became the US Snickers. 

Oooooook.

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