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  Reply # 452199 26-Mar-2011 20:52

nickd: @robbyp: You worry over nothing.




Are you 100% sure about that? It may not affect you straight away, but the long term effects... I am very careful with what I eat and only buy quality food,usually grown/made in NZ or Australia if I can. Food with artificial colors and flavors can make kids hyperactive too. 



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  Reply # 452246 26-Mar-2011 23:46 Send private message

robbyp:
nickd: @robbyp: You worry over nothing.




Are you 100% sure about that? It may not affect you straight away, but the long term effects... I am very careful with what I eat and only buy quality food,usually grown/made in NZ or Australia if I can. Food with artificial colors and flavors can make kids hyperactive too. 



Nothing is good for ya and 'back in the day', im sure your caregivers didnt know what we know today and furthermore the generation prior..... we are all fine.  

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  Reply # 452254 27-Mar-2011 00:08 Send private message

I got the bag of knockoff M&Ms and some size nine so too small jandles in one, and the other was just a damn blow up ball thing. Total waste and I dont see $11 in eaither lot of stuff.




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  Reply # 452260 27-Mar-2011 00:57 Send private message

Satch:
freeviewfan: how do you we get this or where did you guys get it


Send me $11 and I'll send you a bag of crap...



LOL




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  Reply # 452263 27-Mar-2011 01:16 Send private message

Bag 1 (for him): Chupa Chups and a LED pen light.
Bag 2 (for her): Small bottle of hair stuff, 2x 1kg bag of those M&M things and they are DISGUSTING!




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  Reply # 452388 27-Mar-2011 13:46 Send private message

@robbyp: I design food products for a job.



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  Reply # 452435 27-Mar-2011 16:01 Send private message

nickd: @robbyp: I design food products for a job.


I just hope you didnt design the flavour range for a particular 'kiwi' range of potato chips..... I would like to know the muppet who let them goto production. 

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  Reply # 452440 27-Mar-2011 16:06 Send private message

Gooseybhai:
nickd: @robbyp: I design food products for a job.


I just hope you didnt design the flavour range for a particular 'kiwi' range of potato chips..... I would like to know the muppet who let them goto production. 


Are you talking about the ones with a kaitai fire flavour which tastes like they have left that out or something?




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  Reply # 452441 27-Mar-2011 16:10

nickd: @robbyp: I design food products for a job.


My family is in the food product business. My motto is your body is a temple. So I am into food that is as natural as possible, or doesn't have any more than 5 ingredients. Anything artifical I try to avoid.
For confectionary I would only buy NZ or Ozzie made, where you know the food standards are very high, too high in my opinion in many cases.


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  Reply # 452474 27-Mar-2011 17:28 Send private message

Chuppa Chups and Vacuum pack.

Friend got a watch and hip flask! in a nice wooden box.. had an rrp of $145 or something inside it..

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  Reply # 452477 27-Mar-2011 17:33 Send private message

A vacuum pack? Elaborate for me!

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  Reply # 452480 27-Mar-2011 17:37 Send private message

robbyp:
nickd: @robbyp: I design food products for a job.


My family is in the food product business. My motto is your body is a temple. So I am into food that is as natural as possible, or doesn't have any more than 5 ingredients. Anything artifical I try to avoid.
For confectionary I would only buy NZ or Ozzie made, where you know the food standards are very high, too high in my opinion in many cases.



The NZ Herald has a Saturday column (for want of a better word) "Wendyl Wants to Know" there have been a good few of those 3 digit codes that have being banned overseas (USA/Canada etc) but not here, that sound really horrible.   Example: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/lifestyle/news/article.cfm?c_id=6&objectid=10705771

So the whole "Buy NZ/Aussie Made" statement for food isn't really that great if you are for instance allergic to Carmoisine.

Personally, I just look at the back of the label, if there are too many 3-digit codes, or if they've put the proper terms and it reads as something to the effect of "Crude Oil" I'm not buying that.

To the topic, I didn't buy a Bag of Crap this time round, the last time I got a Fishing Knife set, and the previous time I got a pair of flip-flops that I think ended up in the trash.

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  Reply # 452577 27-Mar-2011 22:07 Send private message

nickd: A vacuum pack? Elaborate for me!


as in, you put clothes or whatever in the bag, hook the vacuum up to it and it sucks out all the air to compress it.

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  Reply # 452601 27-Mar-2011 23:05 Send private message

Arg those vacumn bags are certainly crap. Actually bought them off 1day and they don't stay vacumn packed. Ended up throwing them out.

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  Reply # 452608 28-Mar-2011 00:05 Send private message

richms:
Gooseybhai:
nickd: @robbyp: I design food products for a job.


I just hope you didnt design the flavour range for a particular 'kiwi' range of potato chips..... I would like to know the muppet who let them goto production. 


Are you talking about the ones with a kaitai fire flavour which tastes like they have left that out or something?


I tired those today and love them! 

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