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Re: Erm..

Postby Catch-up » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:24 pm

The company where hubby works used to be fun like that. Unfortunately, not anymore. :( I only like marshmallows if they're toasted. And I LOVE Altoids! They're a must have in my purse. There are a couple of stores here where I can get UK and sweets from other countries. It's always fun to try something new. :D Bouncy, my hubby is addicted to Big Red gum too. :lol:
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Re: Erm..

Postby Tonyblack » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:26 pm

Honey Altoids are pretty good, but I don't like the wintergreen ones. :naughty:
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Re: Erm..

Postby Catch-up » Thu Aug 16, 2012 6:29 pm

Don't think I've ever seen the honey ones. I'll have to look next time. I like the wintergreen but not as much as the mint.
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Re: Erm..

Postby raisindot » Thu Aug 16, 2012 7:45 pm

Tonyblack wrote:Better than eating the bloody things. :mrgreen:


Says the man from the nation where Marzipan and Marmite are considered delicacies. :D
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Re: Erm..

Postby jtrhoades » Thu Aug 16, 2012 8:47 pm

Tonyblack wrote:... but I don't like the wintergreen ones. :naughty:


Me either, and wintergreen is my favorite mint of all time.

Have you ever had wintergreen lifesavers?
They're delicious, and if you bite down on them in a dark room you can see them making sparks in your mouth :mrgreen:
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Re: Erm..

Postby Dotsie » Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:57 pm

raisindot wrote:
Tonyblack wrote:Better than eating the bloody things. :mrgreen:


Says the man from the nation where Marzipan and Marmite are considered delicacies. :D

Marzipan is lush! Marmite is poisonous :hand:
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Re: Erm..

Postby Dotsie » Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:58 pm

jtrhoades wrote:if you bite down on them in a dark room you can see them making sparks in your mouth :mrgreen:

:lol:
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Re: Erm..

Postby Sister Jennifer » Thu Aug 16, 2012 10:55 pm

I'd've eaten allllllllll the marshmellows before they could be used in the shooter. I put marshmellows in the freezer so a bit of ouch if used as a missile I think.
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Re: Erm..

Postby MerlinPowered » Fri Aug 17, 2012 12:28 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:.. I know our American Cousins can be a little crazy at times, but.............

http://www.thinkgeek.com/product/753d/

In what universe would a company let that happen in the office? :mrgreen:


I have to tell you, I was almost expecting farting salt and pepper shakers.

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Re: Erm..

Postby ChristianBecker » Fri Aug 17, 2012 7:46 am

I like the occasional marshmellow. For some reason I've never tried them toasted, though.
Now, Altoids are really great. Only tried the regular mint ones, though. I imagine I'd like the cinnamon flavoured ones, too, since I also like Big Red.
Never really got the hang of wintergreen. I know it is popular in the US, perhaps in the UK, too. Can't recall any German product with that aroma.
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Re: Erm..

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:21 am

It reminds me too much of Vick vapour rub. :?

I must say that I was pleasantly surprised to find that I could get Fishermans Friends in the US, although the flavours are limited (as they are in most countries). I take some of the blackcurrant flavour over for Sharlene and she likes the cherry flavour too. Apparently there is an apple and cinnamon flavour available, but i haven't tracked it down yet.
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Re: Erm..

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:44 am

Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: Erm..

Postby Bouncy Castle » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:48 am

Some are born great, some achieve greatness and some have greatness thrust upon them.

The rest of us are a bit crap.
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Re: Erm..

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:50 am

Yes I know about that site, Bouncy. :) But they don't sell them from there and the stores they suggest often only carry the original flavour. For example, Tesco used to carry the cherry flavour but haven't done in ages. Certain flavours are only available in certain countries and, although you can sometimes buy them online, you have to buy them by the carton and/or pay a fortune in shipping.

Thanks for the link though. I have managed to find blackcurrant, cherry, aniseed and original in the UK. :)
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Re: Erm..

Postby Tonyblack » Fri Aug 17, 2012 10:51 am

Bouncy Castle wrote:And here's apple & cinnamon.

http://everythingcinnamon.co.uk/shop/pr ... ucts_id=85



:lol: And thanks for that, but £2.50? I don't think so. ;)
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