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Old 11-16-2012, 09:40 AM   #1
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Twinkies (demise) Reborn!

Twinkie maker Hostess asks to liquidate

How sad.

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Old 11-16-2012, 09:47 AM   #2
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Hmmm...Shrek better enjoy the last of his Ding Dongs...
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:13 PM   #3
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It is sad. I will miss Snowballs. And those little hockey puck's of delight, the Ding-Dong.
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Old 11-16-2012, 03:48 PM   #4
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This can't happen. I'm in denial.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:11 PM   #5
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I rarely, if ever, eat any of their products, but occasionally a pink snowball really, really hits the spot.

Now the comedians won't have anything to slam when it comes to shelf life of food. No more Twinkies to trash!
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:14 PM   #6
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I never actually had a pink snowball...always wanted one just never got around to budgeting for eating it

Will have to hurry
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:15 PM   #7
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I rarely, if ever, eat any of their products, but occasionally a pink snowball really, really hits the spot.

Now the comedians won't have anything to slam when it comes to shelf life of food. No more Twinkies to trash!
And lawyers will no longer be able to use the twinkie defense. They will have to come up with new tactics. A hummus induced homicidal fit? Nah. Won't work.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:18 PM   #8
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I haven't had a Twinky in probably 40 years. It's not really on my list of preferred foods, but I may have to have one again just for nostalgia's sake before they're gone forever.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:28 PM   #9
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There's talk that another company is looking to buy them out but no mention of which company that is. The TV news has reported brisk sales of Hostess products since the announcement.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:34 PM   #10
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I have never had a twinkie, we dont have them over here
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:46 PM   #11
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I never cared for Twinkies but I still love Ding Dongs and Ho Ho's

Hubby enjoys the snowballs but only when they are green at St Patrick's Day LOL plus he thinks their fruit pies are the best.

Guess I better hit the store and get some of those into the freezer before they are all gone.
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:53 PM   #12
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You don't need to put twinkies in the freezer. Twinkies don't have an expiration date, they have a half-life.
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Old 11-16-2012, 05:53 PM   #13
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I understand hoarding and price gauging are already in effect. Unbelievable.
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:22 PM   #14
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I was just at supermarket and saw woman with like 6 large boxes of twinkies.... She was sad to see them go.
I think they'll be bought out
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:34 PM   #15
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I adore HoHo's. This is so sad....
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:39 PM   #16
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My store was almost out. I got the last box of Ho-Ho's and I got two Snowball, two Twinkie and two Ding Dong small packages. I didn't buy everything off the shelves, I left some for others but there was not much left. I hope they bring out more from the back. I was hoping to score a fruit pie or two. =o(
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:54 PM   #17
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I haven't had a Twinkie in over 30 years since that one guy had one too many Twinkie and went on a shooting rampage in San Francisco.
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I haven't had a Twinkie in over 30 years since that one guy had one too many Twinkie and went on a shooting rampage in San Francisco.
And he got off because of the "Twinkie Defense."
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Old 11-16-2012, 08:04 PM   #19
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What do twinkies taste like guys?
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What do twinkies taste like guys?
They are a yellow sponge cake with no real taste and an artificial cream filling. Again no taste. Have no idea why they are so popular. Maybe because they are indestructible. They never go stale or become hard.
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