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Old 09-21-2004, 12:38 PM   #11
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they still make pop rocks! :D
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Old 09-21-2004, 12:39 PM   #12
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Audeo, unfortunately Tab is still around, in limited quantities. It's the only stuff my husband drinks besides coffee and occasionally now that I'm beeching at him, water. Every weekend we have to hit several stores to buy the one or two sixpacks of this gunk.

Hubby's sister brings 4 or 5 cases with her at Christmas from TN.
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Old 09-21-2004, 12:40 PM   #13
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I remember...

Candy Cigarettes

Bits O'Honey

Pop Rocks (candy that fizzed and popped in your mouth)

Fresca and Tab and Fanta
they still make fresca, the grapefruit soda. we have them at work in the vending machines. haven't seen it in a supermarket tho.
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Old 09-21-2004, 12:41 PM   #14
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Get outta here! Really? Pop Rocks and Tab still exist?

(I need to explore the candy store soon!)

Okay...okay...how about Falstaff and Pabst?
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Old 09-21-2004, 12:45 PM   #15
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Pabst is still around, but not for $4 a case like it used to be. I suspect Falstaff is still available, especially in the Midwest.

How about Blatz?
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Old 09-21-2004, 12:54 PM   #16
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i had blatz beer 2 years ago skiing in vermont. i think they got the name from the sounds that your body makes the next morning after drinking such cheap beer.

what about schaeffer beer (the beer to have when you're having more than 12), and old style beer?
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I remember...

Candy Cigarettes

Bits O'Honey

Pop Rocks (candy that fizzed and popped in your mouth)

Fresca and Tab and Fanta
I can still find all of these except Tab. Candy Cigarettes are now called Candy Sticks & they are not as long as they used to be.
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Old 09-21-2004, 01:00 PM   #18
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Buckytom, Blatz is what my parents used to drink when they were young and poor and everyone else was too. Love your description.

I believe Old Style was the next "step up". Still around.
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Oh mudbug - wasn't purple ketchup heinous!!!!!! BUT, if you closed your eyes you couldn't tell the difference in a blind taste test - and the green was just as heinous!!!!

Audeo - I can still find everything you mentioned! LOL

Fresco - I thought that was like a Sprite - I remember Wink, which they still make, being a grapefuit-like soda. If you mix some Wink with Rum it tastes like a pina colada.
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Old 09-21-2004, 01:21 PM   #20
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OK, my kids are seriously ticked that there is no more purple or green ketchup. All I have to say is WHEW!

I can't find that Velveeta mac and cheese thing they used to make. That used to be my guilty pleasure food.
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