Favorite childhood candy?

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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/10/27 02:03:19 (permalink)
I would have to say that my favorite childhood candy was the Mars Bar. Now... NOT the Mars bar they have out now, but the Mars Bar from the '70's. Think of an oversized 3 Musketeers Bar, but filled with a vanilla nougat, similar to the way it is now EXCEPT that all the almonds were whole, and rested onto of the candybar, much like an Almond Joy. (I didn't like almonds, so I use to just pick them off the top, and go to town!)
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/04 14:06:44 (permalink)
Bonomo Turkish Taffee
Switzer's Licorice Bar (black)
Sky Bar
7-Up Bar
Non-pariels
Jordan Almonds (at the movie theatre)
Caramel Creams
French Chew


I've had 7 root canals since those days.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/06 14:28:41 (permalink)
I loved plain chocolate Hershey Bars. And they were only a nickel. Sigh!!!
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/10 11:46:46 (permalink)
Has anyone mentioned Necco Assorted Wafers? It was one of my favorites! They still have them in some stores and I grab them when I can.

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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/10 12:17:02 (permalink)
Butch -
when I was a young kid, I'd play "priest" and do mass. I'd always use Necco wafers as the eucharist.

Never did I laugh so hard, when years later, I was in college and I handed my buddy a Necco wafer and he put it in his mouth and gave the sign of the cross.
I looked at him a little funny, and he laughed "sorry, habit!"

~Scorereader

PS I still love those little wafers. I like the chocolate ones best, but assorted is always OK in my book.

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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/10 13:40:27 (permalink)
Bonomo Turkish Taffy!
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/10 13:53:07 (permalink)
Pearson's Seven-Up bar. A chocolate bar made up of seven little compartments, each with a different filling.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/19 18:21:01 (permalink)
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Originally posted by kidlightning

Thanks for even more memories! My dad had a small grocery store when I was a kid, and I have had a flood of memories while reading about all these candies. I had forgotten about bag-o-gold, lik-m-aid, and only recently found nik-l-nip (for 50 cents at dollar tree.) din't really seem quite right, but that's another story. Anyway, for those of you that were looking for sour candies, like the regal crown, I've found that the Altoids sour candy taste very similar to them. I had a car trip last week, and popped a piece of sour cherry gum, more to keep me awake than anything. All of a sudden, I was in junior high, worried about pimples, dancing with girls, and a lot of other things. Sells for about dollar and a half at Wal-mart. Well worth it.


OOh, the altoids sour citrus are my favorites!--Even now,I am salivating thinking of when you first pop them in your mouth...
I have had people spit them out after the intial shock!
(ha ha)
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/11/22 03:48:21 (permalink)
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Pearson's Seven-Up bar. A chocolate bar made up of seven little compartments, each with a different filling.


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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2005/12/16 01:48:25 (permalink)
mmmmmmm let's see
lik a maid (in the straws)
frozen milky ways
baby ruth
bonomo turkish taffy
sugar daddy's
and the homemade candy those little old ladies used to make at millencourt a little candy store near where i grew up where everything was fresh made except the jelly candies which were delicious anyway.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/01/02 19:56:28 (permalink)
Jujyfruits and Mexican Hats. Found a bulk place down in Boca by my Dad that had Mexican Hats.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/01/02 20:45:02 (permalink)
Almond Joy, O'Henry, Baby Ruth. And those Joyva jelly bars were pretty good, too.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/01/26 22:39:05 (permalink)
I always loved my Good and Plenty's, they where always the best... but that's just me!


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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/17 03:32:09 (permalink)
hey girl never knew i would find some one so close.. im on w and nostrand. yea i remember the good old days . it was exactlty the same for me and my brother...lick-a-maids were the best. .
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Growing up on Avenue X in Sheepshead Bay. Brooklyn was a real treat as a little kid!

While walking home from school with my older brother Eric...like clockwork...we'd pass a candy store strategically located diagnally across from our apartment building on Ave X....I always came out with any one of these things.... candy lipstick....Turkish Taffy.....Lika-Maid........candy cigarettes..while my brother inevitably bought his beloved baseball cards.....

Those were the days!

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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/17 09:02:19 (permalink)
Goldberg's Peanut Chews and 5th Avenues when they still had the nuts on top.

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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/20 04:14:48 (permalink)
Let's see...favorite candies...

Reese's FastBreak
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup
Sour Patch
Warheads Hard Sour Candy
Warheads Spray Sour Candy
Too Tarts Blue Berry Spray Sour Candy
Reese's Pieces

I also need help in finding the name of a candy. I got it at a Suncoast one time and it was Japanese. It tasted like soda and it fizzed in your mouth when it touched your tounge. My dad said there is an American version of it but he cannot recall the name. Anyone know what I'm talking about?
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/21 10:05:16 (permalink)
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I loved plain chocolate Hershey Bars. And they were only a nickel. Sigh!!!


They were 25 cents (plus one cent for tax) when I started buying candy bars in the late 1970s. I guess they go for $1 now. Obviously, I have a lot more money today than I did in 1978, but I still feel like $1 is too much to pay for a candy bar.
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/23 16:59:53 (permalink)
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I also need help in finding the name of a candy. I got it at a Suncoast one time and it was Japanese. It tasted like soda and it fizzed in your mouth when it touched your tounge. My dad said there is an American version of it but he cannot recall the name. Anyone know what I'm talking about?


Pop Rocks?

www.poprockscandy.com/faq.html
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/23 18:24:42 (permalink)
Chunky candy bar with raisins.
Hot Tamales
Chocolate Charleston Chew
Good 'n' Plenty
Jujubes
Boyer's Mallo Cups
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2006/07/29 09:20:48 (permalink)
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quote:
Originally posted by Riku The Surfer



I also need help in finding the name of a candy. I got it at a Suncoast one time and it was Japanese. It tasted like soda and it fizzed in your mouth when it touched your tounge. My dad said there is an American version of it but he cannot recall the name. Anyone know what I'm talking about?


Pop Rocks?

www.poprockscandy.com/faq.html


Or maybe Zotz?
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2007/12/20 20:56:54 (permalink)
Loved Zotz!!!
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RE: Favorite childhood candy? 2008/01/05 18:49:31 (permalink)
chocolate Ice Cubes, my grandma use to keep a few boxes in her refridgerater the cost like 2 cent back then (cir 1965) once in a while I will see them on the counter at the party store for 40 cents a piece.
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