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  Reply # 1571589 14-Jun-2016 12:29
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All the old portable audio technology products I bought: cassette, CD, DAT and MD walkmans (walkmen?).

 

Nomads. But not Treks.

 

The ice blocks that had a jelly baby in the tip. What were they called? TT-2? Moggy Man?

 

Snifters.

 

And not really a separate product, but plastic toys in cereal boxes, particularly the little kit sets on a sprue that you'd put together yourself. How many children actually choked to death before they removed toys from corn flakes for our protection? More or less than the number Americans killed by Kinder Surprise toys?

 

 


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  Reply # 1571590 14-Jun-2016 12:33
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The 1Kg pack of sliced cheese.   They vanished about 18 months ago and got replaced by a more expensive 10 slice package.





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  Reply # 1571592 14-Jun-2016 12:33
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I'm sure we can extend this from products, to include services and people?!

 

If so, then Billy T James!!!

 

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  Reply # 1571595 14-Jun-2016 12:38
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Atlantic petrol. At 39c/gallon

 

 


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The white choc skulls with green/red sugary goodness in the middle...... come across clones occasionally but not the same.

 

1c lollies....  $1 got you a massive bag. Today you're lucky to get 2 lollies....

 

 





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  Reply # 1571616 14-Jun-2016 12:59
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The Mountain Dew versions aren't as good.


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  Reply # 1571617 14-Jun-2016 13:02
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xpd:

 

The white choc skulls with green/red sugary goodness in the middle...... come across clones occasionally but not the same.

 

1c lollies....  $1 got you a massive bag. Today you're lucky to get 2 lollies....

 

 

 

 

 

 

I may be wrong but you would seem to like sweet things tongue-out





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  Reply # 1571622 14-Jun-2016 13:17
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Actual L&P, as opposed to the sickly sweet substitute available nowadays. And "Te Aroha & Lemon".

 

 


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  Reply # 1571653 14-Jun-2016 13:58
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Frying Saucers, I remember our fish & chip shop sold them, or you could get them at the supermarket and fry them up at home.


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You used to be able to get an icecream popsicle with real strawberry fruit mash coating, absolutely yum. Can not remember name or who made them.




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FineWine: You used to be able to get an icecream popsicle with real strawberry fruit mash coating, absolutely yum. Can not remember name or who made them.

 

 

 

The strawberry TOPPA! I remember those. Loved em! Made by TipTop.


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I had a RTR Countdown ice cream once when I was a kid and have dreamed of it ever since.

 

 

 





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Pizza Hut Restuarants - where you could make your own desserts!!




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Pizza Hut Restuarants - where you could make your own desserts!!

 

 

 

 

And did they make dessert pizza's?


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@xpd: 1c lollies....  $1 got you a massive bag. Today you're lucky to get 2 lollies.... 

 

I remember when lollies were sold separately in open boxes on the dairy counter, and wine gums were four for a cent. One summer my brother and I found a dollar note on the beach and went to the closest dairy and bought $1.00 worth - and stood there watching the poor (more than slightly annoyed) shop keeper count out 400 wine gums.

 

@FineWine: You used to be able to get an icecream popsicle with real strawberry fruit mash coating, absolutely yum. Can not remember name or who made them.

 

Sounds like the Splice.


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