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Remember Candy of your Era?

RugerNinerRugerNiner Member Posts: 12,636 ✭✭✭
edited November 2003 in General Discussion
I can remember Rock Candy when I was a small kid and seeing it disappear from the shelves as I got older.
I also remember Pixie Sticks, Dots on Paper and Waxed "Soda" Bottles.

What do remember?
I bet some of you remember Taffy Pulls from the 1800's.firedevil.gif

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  • He DogHe Dog Member Posts: 49,595 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    The wax "soda" bottles were called Nik-L-Nip. Remember wax lips and teeth? I think a lot of that stuff is still around, just no dime stores to sell it in.

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  • paboogerpabooger Member Posts: 13,953
    edited November -1
    Those big maple buns! Mars bars!! cloverleaf gum, ju ju fruits, necco wafers, skybars, root beer barrels, smith brothers cherry cough drops!!

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  • leeblackmanleeblackman Member Posts: 5,683
    edited November -1
    Do they still sell candy cigarettes?
  • outdoortexasoutdoortexas Member Posts: 4,780
    edited November -1
    Worst of it is...back then it was penny candy! Remember the screams when Coke went to 6-cents from a nickle?

    Jeez, you guys are gettin'old. [;)]
  • gap1916gap1916 Member Posts: 4,977
    edited November -1
    Its not a candy but I liked it just the same. Does any one remember Fizzies? Seltzer tablets in multiple flavores you put in water and sometimes right in your mouth. [8D]

    Greg
  • shooter4shooter4 Member Posts: 4,457
    edited November -1
    PEZ,

    From those little characters [:D]
  • paboogerpabooger Member Posts: 13,953
    edited November -1
    Pez!!!

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  • HangfireHangfire Member Posts: 3,010 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    WAX LIPS!!!!!He Dog you are OLD!![They were cool weren't they?]Bob

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  • Colt SuperColt Super Member Posts: 31,007
    edited November -1
    I remember a root beer flavored candy that came in a package like fat life savers, but each piece was wrapped in cellophane... maybe they were called "Reeds"?? Also - Sen-Sen.

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  • RugerNinerRugerNiner Member Posts: 12,636 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    I heard on TV today that Necco wafers is the oldest manufactured candy made. Now they have them in chocolate.

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  • longhunterlonghunter Member Posts: 3,242
    edited November -1
    quote:Originally posted by Hangfire
    WAX LIPS!!!!!He Dog you are OLD!![They were cool weren't they?]Bob

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    Hey ! I remember that stuff,at least some of it and I'm not OLD![:D]
  • FrancFFrancF Member Posts: 35,278 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    JuJu Bees [:D] BAZZOOKA bubble gum, Fire Stikx, Apple Stikx,
    Spagetti Licorice

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  • shooter4shooter4 Member Posts: 4,457
    edited November -1
    Juju bees ???

    I don't think that that is PC



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  • FrancFFrancF Member Posts: 35,278 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    OH WAIT!

    What was the name of Bubble gum (like baseball cards) that had the stickers with monsters driving the hot rods? drawn Like a cartoon.

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  • airborneairborne Member Posts: 1,728 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Those black wax mustaches were my favorite.

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  • HangfireHangfire Member Posts: 3,010 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Franc- I think the illustrations were done by Phil Roth-Bob

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  • borderguyborderguy Member Posts: 387 ✭✭
    edited November -1
    FrancF: Dude...Those were Odd Rods!!! I remember they did the same thing with products like Never-Ready Batteries, Pepto-Dismay and other things.


    I also liked Marathon Candy Bars, Chick-O-Sticks and Big Hunks.
  • ace22ace22 Member Posts: 544 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    That was Ed "Big Daddy" Roth of RATFINK fame.Remember Fan-Tan gum?Sorta tasted like soap!

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  • boogerbooger Member Posts: 1,416 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    leeblackman, yes you can still buy candy cigarettes around here, Mississippi.

    I wish for the Clarks Cin-a-Mint gum & Teaberry. Sour bites were the only competetion for Sweet-Tarts, Sour Bites were better.

    Here's a list of some other long gone favorites:


    A & W Root Beer Gum

    Abba-Zaba Chocolate

    Adams Sour Apple/Sour Orange Gum

    Apollo Candy

    Baffle Bar

    Beech-Nut Spearmint and Wintergreen Gum

    Beeman's Gum

    Big Buddy Bubble Gum

    Big Mouth Sucker

    Bit-o-Licorice Candy

    Black Cow Sucker

    Black Jack Gum

    Bonomo's Turkish Taffy - try French Chew Taffy

    Brach's Broomsticks

    Brach's Nonpariels

    Brach's Watermelon Sparkles

    Bubble Yum. Strawberry and Banana

    Bubblicious Banana, Chocolate Mint, Orange, Raspberry and Cherry Cola

    Butternut Candy Bar

    Cherry Hump

    Cherry-A-Let

    Chocolite Candy Bar

    Chum Gum

    Clove Gum

    Coffee Dan Candy Bar

    Dark Clark Bars

    Delicia Candy Bar

    Denver Snadwich Bar

    Dr. Pepper Gum

    Fan Tan Gum

    Fizzies - all flavors

    Fizzy Faces Candy

    Flicks by Ghirardelli

    Fudge Tootsie Rolls

    Gatorade Gum

    Gems Candy

    Ghirardelli's Flicks

    Hersheyette's

    Hershy's Bar None Candy Bar

    Hershey's Rally Bar

    High Noon Candy Bar

    Hollywood Candy Bar

    Hooton's Chocolate Bar

    Hubba Bubba Bubble Gum

    Ice Cream Gum

    Jingles Candy

    Jolly Rancher Fruit Flavored Gum

    Jolly Rancher - Peach

    Licorice Snaps

    Lifesaver Choc-o-late Drops

    Lifesavers - Clove, Tangerine, all sour flavors

    Malteaser Candy Bar

    Marathon Bar

    Mary Janes, Chocolate Covered

    Mentos - Spearmint

    MerriMints

    Milkshake Candy Bar

    My Buddy Candy Bar

    Name Droppers Candy

    Nestle's Alpine White Bar

    Nestle's Triple Decker Bar

    Nice Mice Candy

    Now & Later - Bubble Gum Flavor

    Old Nick Candy Bar

    Pal Bubble Gum

    PBMax Candy Bar

    Pearson's 7-up Bar

    Pep Chew Candy Bar

    Pepsin Gum

    Powerhouse Candy Bar

    Punch Candy

    Regal Crown Sours

    Reggie Bar

    Russell Stover Rosebud Mints

    Seven-Up Gum

    Seven-Up Bar

    Snickers Peanut Butter Bar

    Sour Bites Candy

    Spearmint Chiclets Gum

    Spearmint/Wintergreen Mentos

    Summit Candy Bar

    Tootsie Pop Drops

    Tootsie Roll Berry (Cherry) Dots

    Trident Strawberry Breeze Gum -Fruit flavor

    Waleeco Coconut Bar

    Whiz Bar

    Wille Wonka Oompahs (chocolate version)

    Willie Wonka Dinosaur Eggs

    Yoo-hoo Chocolate bar

    York Wintergreen Patty


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  • tapwatertapwater Member Posts: 10,331 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Chick-O-Sticks! They are still around. And still nasty! Vanilla and maple Bun Bars...MMMMM

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  • tapwatertapwater Member Posts: 10,331 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Wait, one more....Chunky..thick squares of choc. with nuts I think.

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  • wizard78wizard78 Member Posts: 3,144
    edited November -1
    Chunky, with Arnold Stang.....
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  • FrancFFrancF Member Posts: 35,278 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    mrs. francf

    how bout sugar babies and candy necklaces? I used to be the penny candy queen!

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  • rordogrordog Member Posts: 363 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    How 'bout cherry mash and the "Reggie" candy bars.
  • rordogrordog Member Posts: 363 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Remember the Lik-O-Stik, and you always ate the stick before all the powder was gone?
  • idsman75idsman75 Member Posts: 14,524
    edited November -1
    rordog--Cherry Mash isn't dead. Ever had Twin Bings? They're made right here in Sioux City, IA. I had a friend that worked at the Palmer Candy company and could get bulk Twin Bings for $5 when the average "Joe" had to pay $15. It's a good thing he stopped working there. I'd be a lard-*ss by now if he didn't.
  • 96harley96harley Member Posts: 4,228
    edited November -1
    Ruger, I can remember when you could walk anywhere in a 10 block area and step into a mom and pop store. Some lived in the back part of the store. The floors were wood, the screen door had a Coke, Pepsi, or Wonder bread sign on it. Big glass candy display case. You could get a Butterfinger for a nickle or splurge and get a super big one for a dime. Penny candies were sometimes three for a penny and you almost got diabetes just standing there. I think that's why thy put it all behind glass to kind of make a barrier to keep your sugar level down. Yeah, I'm old.

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  • BufflerBuffler Member Posts: 821 ✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Mary Janes,mint julips,Sugar Daddys,all can pull your
    fillings out faster than a dentist!! BE SAFE!! Buffler
  • RugerNinerRugerNiner Member Posts: 12,636 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    96harley;
    Somehow I think we are the same age, as we have the same memories.[8D]

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  • Brth729Brth729 Member Posts: 1,231 ✭✭✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Ssshhhhh! Is that the sound of everybodies teeth decaying? The one thing I miss the most from my younger days, was something I used to get when we went camping. I have yet to be able to find them again. It was a pinwheel looking thing made of carmel and some white stuff that was kind of like frosting. As far as I can remember, they were about the size of the palm of my hand. I have found, in a store here, things that are a little bigger than regular carmels that do have the same kind of white stuff mixed in. But they're just not the same. I remember saving months at a time before we'd go camping. All just so I could buy as many of them as I could. The one summer I bought three boxes of them. [:D] Can you say SUGAR BUZZ!![:p]

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  • elect1mikeelect1mike Member Posts: 4,584 ✭✭✭
    edited November -1
    Bat boy gum had pic of kid with a bat on it 3 sticks a penny
    gum in baseball cards stuff was hard as heck.
    You guys have had made my teeth hurt LOL[:D]
    But the best is going to the factory in Robinson Ill to the heath candy company and getting heath bar pieces 1.00 for 5 pound. They don't do that any more.
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  • woodsrunnerwoodsrunner Member Posts: 5,777
    edited November -1
    Oops different candy.
    Shoulda never let her get away. She was probably the one.

    Woods
  • outdoortexasoutdoortexas Member Posts: 4,780
    edited November -1
    96harley,
    I've got one of those screen door signs, 7UP. Nothing it will fit, but brings back memories. [:)]
  • IAMACLONE_2IAMACLONE_2 Member Posts: 4,725
    edited November -1
    Everything that was listed above.
    And the candy watermelon slices, sorta like the orange slices but watermelon a penny. Slo-pokes & Big Hunk taffy were good for about an hour for a nickle.
    Big cheap soda pops, 101 Cola 18oz bottle for a nickle & 2 cent bottle deposit.
    BTW: Not too many trick or treaters, we gots left over..
    Walte
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