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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Fri Jul 18, 2008 9:10 am
by Globalmyths
Was it on a stick.

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Sun Jul 27, 2008 1:05 pm
by Globalmyths
marrasis wrote.
what :D

Why? :lol:

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Fri Mar 27, 2009 9:30 pm
by denis
We have just had a new sweet shop open in the town of ashby -de-la-zouch ALLthe old victorian type,i was in today and could not work out which types to have so i bought a pick-mix it cost £6

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 3:56 am
by Bandana Dave
What about "Love Hearts" :oops:
Currly Whirly :lol:
Maynards Wine Gums :?
Barley sugar sticks :shock:
Them little white milk bottles #-o
20 Candy Tabs [-X

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Mon Mar 30, 2009 4:40 pm
by comeonthen
Couldn't quite get them candy tabs to stay alight. And that chewy tobacco tasted too sweet for me, couldn't keep pipe alight. Them smokers kits were a waste of time.
comeonthen

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Fri Apr 03, 2009 3:06 am
by Bandana Dave
we should all get together and sue them companys that made Candy Tabs :lol: :lol: they have a lot to answer for :lol: i was on 40 candy tabs a day before i even started school man, and them chocolate lighters were crap, wern't they :lol: :lol:

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Thu Apr 16, 2009 7:46 pm
by anna
Bandana Dave wrote:we should all get together and sue them companys that made Candy Tabs :lol: :lol: they have a lot to answer for :lol: i was on 40 candy tabs a day before i even started school man, :lol: :lol:
:lol: :lol:

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 5:08 pm
by D.HEPPLEWHITE
THE TOFFEE CAKE WOMAN LIVED IN MARSDEN LANE ABOUT 4 HOUSES FROM THE WATER BOARD SUB STATION WAS HER NAME WAS MRS OLIVER SHE WAS ALSO THE MAN OF THE SCOTIA BAR IN KING STREET

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Thu May 21, 2009 5:18 pm
by Pilot
We had a woman in Grotto Road who made toffee cakes once in a while, I think she sold them for a penny each.

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Posted: Sat May 23, 2009 6:28 pm
by D.HEPPLEWHITE
linda wrote:hi cisco I lived at Horsley hil do you remember the toffee cake woman who lived on the way to Redwell school they used to cost 1 penny or tuppence depeding on the size. It was a treat to get a penny for school for one
the toffee cake woman lived in marsden lane 4 doars from the water boared sub station her name was mrs oliver who also ran the scotia public house, i lived across the road from her.

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:14 am
by rusty
How about Wagon wheels ?

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:45 pm
by Axeman
rusty wrote:How about Wagon wheels ?
I'm sure they are not as big as they used to be .??

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Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 9:51 am
by sandysand
Axeman wrote:
rusty wrote:How about Wagon wheels ?
I'm sure they are not as big as they used to be .??

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I said this the other day and its not to keep the price down either. Much prefer twix these days =P~ Time for a coffee i think.
My love for sweets used to be fairy(maybe scented) cushions and floral gums.

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Wed Aug 19, 2009 10:13 am
by rusty
rowntrees ; fruit pastiles:

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:46 pm
by marc77
Ooooooh! I loved Imps, real black midget gems, spanish, (you can see the theme here :D ) & also the little liquorice pipes with red hundreds & thousands on the end to look like it was lit!
Remember that Fry's chocolate with the boys faces on? Can't remember the name of it. Also coconut ice, lucky bags, crackerjack, iced gems, & ice breaker choc, & oooo cherry lips! =P~

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:48 am
by rusty
Picture this waiting at Shields station for the next train to N/castle tried the machine that stamped your name.found my weight.....the discovered the chocolate machine must have been the smallest bars of chocolate ever made.............good thing the train came before i spent all my money. :o I think the chocolate was Frys

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Sun Nov 29, 2009 3:52 am
by rusty
just remembered Twin cocoanut bars...recon my bike was powered by them the more i bought the further i cycled :roll:

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 9:53 am
by kenbaker
Nobody remember Coltsfoot?

Ken

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Tue Dec 08, 2009 5:27 pm
by Pilot
We were so poor we ate clover or fresh grass shoots instead of sweets, those grass shoots were very sweet. I used to dream of coming from the posh end of town like Mr A. :?

Re: remember these sweets when you were a kid?

Posted: Mon Jan 11, 2010 4:52 am
by suzie
I enjoyed reading this ,it brings back happy days .
I love all the little avatars,i will have to find myself one ,it makes these boards fun to read.