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Old 01-06-2009, 10:00 PM   #21
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Jujy Fruits (they should be spelled "Juicy-Fruits"), but only at the Saturday matinees

Good 'n Plenty

Rock candy

Salt water taffy from the Jersey shore
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Old 01-06-2009, 10:07 PM   #22
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I used to love Haribo's gummy candies (happy cola, gators, bears, strawberries, etc...).
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As a kid (and I'm still just a big kid at heart!) I had a sweet tooth, and liked just about every kind of candy.....as long as it wasn't butterscotch, or coconut, or maple flavored...Yuck!

Especially liked Ju Ju Bees and Junior Mints at the movies! Besides them I liked Pixie Sticks, Smarties (I still eat a lot of Smarties!), Licorice Snaps, Good & Plenty, and almost everything chocolate!

My tastes haven't changed much at all over all these years!
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Old 01-06-2009, 10:31 PM   #24
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Don't know if you guys remember this one but I really like Lick-a-maid, almost forgot about it.
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Old 01-06-2009, 11:12 PM   #25
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It's been a long time since I had these, but here are my ATFs:

Yodels (not ho-ho's)
Chocodiles
Whatchamacallit
Charleston chews (frozen, natch)
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Bit-o-Honey, Big Hunk, Walnetto, Sugar Daddy
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Old 01-07-2009, 03:17 AM   #27
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Sweet Tarts at one point, but best association was Saturday nights with the family sharing the Sunday paper and a bowl of raisins, peanuts, and chocolate chips mixed together.
On Friday nights, Dad brought home potato chips and a big bar of Hershey's chocolate with almonds.

In the summers I spent 1/2 of my allowance on a red popsicle and then spent the other 1/2 a few days later on another red popsicle. That was 10 cents a week, no tax.
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toss up between Hershey bar & m&m's
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Nobody has mentioned Jawbreakers! Remember them? Huge spherical hard candies that change colors numerous times as you suck on them. They weren't available everywhere, but the museum sold them in their little shop and I used to get one when we went there. The anticipation and excitement at what the next color could be was the attraction, I suppose
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Bonomo's Turkish Taffy
Good 'n Plenty

But the best of all...(drum roll, please...) White chocolate from Gardner's Candy store in Tyrone, PA! A rare and expensive treat. It was one of those original candy stores that sold nothing but candy. Evidently they did it right, their web page says they have 16 stores now.

Gardners Candies - Boxed Chocolates, Gift sets and more
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Old 01-07-2009, 08:23 AM   #31
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Don't know if you guys remember this one but I really like Lick-a-maid, almost forgot about it.
Nothing says summer vacation like Lick-a-maid

Another fav - Crunchie bars -chocolate covered sponge toffee MMMMM
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Baby Ruth use to by a really big bar for $.25
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Never heard of lick-m-aid; was this a regional candy?

Anyone ever eat "sen sen", given to me by my Dad, who used to chew lots of tobacco and snuff: Sen Sen - Candy you ate as a kidŽ
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... Anyone ever eat "sen sen", given to me by my Dad, who used to chew lots of tobacco and snuff: Sen Sen - Candy you ate as a kidŽ

DH still likes these and gets them at the local mini-mart. Personally I think they may be made from urinal cakes.
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Black licorice twists.

heh heh heh - now - chocolate in various forms with semi sweet to dark the best. Herseys choc. syrup over chocolate ice cream.
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Something called a Peanut Butter Log, if I remember correctly. Other favorites were:

Zero Bars
Butterscotch hard candy (still love 'em)
Sweet n Sours
Pixie Sticks
M & M's (never go out of style)
Bazooka bubble gum (with the cartoons)
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Something called a Peanut Butter Log, if I remember correctly.
Yes, you do remember correctly! I loved those as a little girl.
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Ooooo, I forgot Red Hots and Milk Duds...yum......
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My two favorites

Bun vanilla
Sky Bar
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