remember these sweets when you were a kid?

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Axeman » Wed Jan 27, 2010 1:55 pm

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Don't know if anyones mention these already, but just had one of those Dextrose Energy sweets.

And JUNGLE DRUMS popped into my mind.

Round sweets that fizzed away once in your mouth....lovely.

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by rusty » Mon Apr 05, 2010 5:41 am

Any one remember the Horlicks tablets ?

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Post by Axeman » Mon Apr 05, 2010 12:26 pm

rusty wrote:Any one remember the Horlicks tablets ?
YEAH...lovely..

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Globalmyths » Sat May 01, 2010 1:12 pm

Did anyone notice that this thread has now been running for six years? A long time to eat your sweets.
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by JORDYGL » Thu Jul 22, 2010 4:07 pm

can any one remember toffee strip it was flat and like the size of a ruler but lush .... or a fudge called big one .. THE ADVERT WENT .. BIG ONE STICKS OUT A MILE HA HA

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by gtirbri » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:04 pm

was the toffee not called highland toffee :D

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:13 pm

gtirbri wrote:was the toffee not called highland toffee :D
McCowans Highland Toffee came in long flat strips. :wink:
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Delilahcat » Sat Jun 18, 2011 1:35 pm

Highland Toffee also came in paper wrapped blocks with a picture of a formidable member of the Highland cattle breed glowering from the wrapper. Would not risk my teeth on it these days.

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Sat Jun 18, 2011 2:02 pm

Delilahcat wrote:Highland Toffee also came in paper wrapped blocks with a picture of a formidable member of the Highland cattle breed glowering from the wrapper. Would not risk my teeth on it these days.
I know, I used to sell it. :wink:
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by ralph » Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:41 pm

Did it also come as 'treacle toffee', 'banana toffee and 'liqourice toffee' where the last two had a yellow and a white layer in the middle - or am I thinking of a different brand?

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Sat Jun 18, 2011 5:49 pm

Millar McCowan made a wide range of toffees in all shapes, sizes and flavours.
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by BigKahuna » Mon Aug 08, 2011 7:48 pm

I prefer a sherbet DIbdab!

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by rusty » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:56 pm

have the sticks of arrowroot been mentioned ?

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by rusty » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:45 am

How many of the sweat addicts still have there own teeth ?

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Mon Sep 26, 2011 1:54 pm

rusty wrote:How many of the sweat addicts still have there own teeth ?
I still have all of my own teeth, but what has sweat got to do with teeth? :?
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Delilahcat » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:00 pm

Still got my own teeth which I attribute to sweet rationing in my formative years.
Read on the papers over the weekend that the manufacturers of Highland Toffee ( or Coo Candy as it's known in Scotland because of the picture on the wrapper ) are in financial difficulties. Would not dare tackle a bar of toffee now because of wanting to retain said teeth but it would be a real shame if kids were deprived of an old favourite.

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by rusty » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:39 pm

For the benifit of Mr Smith the word is Sweet :mrgreen:

I suppose to be correct i should have used the term Natural teeth.
Even false teeth could be called your own if you paid for them.......................is that more to your liking Mr SMith ? :D

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Mon Sep 26, 2011 9:23 pm

rusty wrote:For the benifit of Mr Smith the word is Sweet :mrgreen:
For your benefit, you didn't say sweet, you said "sweat addicts", and I do
not have any false teeth; had the same teeth since I lost my milk teeth some 65
years ago.
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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by rusty » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:11 pm

eight years with milk teeth is a long time ? :D

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Post by Mr Smith » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:44 pm

rusty wrote:eight years with milk teeth is a long time ? :D
cos I was a deprived child, I didn't get any sweeties till I started work aged 15.
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