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Old 11-20-2012, 08:54 PM   #1
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Poll:How long ago did you eat your last Twinkie?

Since hearing about Hostess's problems, I got to think about how long it has been since I ate my last Twinkie. Have no idea but I'll guess between 5 and 10 years. And in doing an informal survey of family and friends, I have not come across anyone who says they have had a Twinkie within the last 5 years. Either I have friends who are healthy or are liars. How about you?
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Old 11-20-2012, 08:59 PM   #2
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I have never eaten a Twinkie. Now I'm wondering if I missed something.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:03 PM   #3
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Have no idea but I'll guess between 5 and 10 years.
I think having a Twinkie within the last decade would be a memorable gastronomic event, if only for its aftereffects...
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:04 PM   #4
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Ally:

Guess I should have added that option. Not sure how to modify a poll once it has been created.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:06 PM   #5
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I think I ate part of one in 1968. Too sweet!
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:06 PM   #6
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That's fine. I wonder if there's anyone else who hasn't had one.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:10 PM   #7
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I have never eaten an entire Twinkie, AFAIK, Ally. I do not care for them. I have eaten other Hostess products, though, and my favorite was the snowball.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:17 PM   #8
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I also have never eaten a Twinkie. It's vaguely possible that I took a bite of one once and refused to finish the rest.

There are so many better snacks to have with your cup of tea, like chocolate-covered digestives, or Jaffa Cakes. I hear that Hob-Nobs are great but have been away from the UK for too long to have tried one.
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I voted 5 to 10 years ago. Twinkies tasted better when I was a kid and didn't suffer a sugar high as much as now.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:25 PM   #11
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Another Twinkie virgin. Poll fail.
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Old 11-20-2012, 09:34 PM   #12
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I am sure I ate a Twinkie. That must have been 30+ years ago, because that puts the time back to when I was in college. I could eat anything back then.

Despite all the badmouthing, I don't think eating a Twinkie would kill any of us. Ah, come on! It is no gourmet food and may taste too sweet, but lethal it is not. And I just looked up on the Web to see that this 1.5-oz delight was only 150 calories, which could be burned off in just 42 min of walking.
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Old 11-20-2012, 10:01 PM   #13
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First and last will be in the future. Never seen them in a store here.
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I have never eaten a Twinkie. Now I'm wondering if I missed something.

Me too !
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Never had one. In our area of the country, Tastykake has been the product of choice for many of the folks raised here:

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Old 11-21-2012, 02:30 AM   #16
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Last one was between one and five years ago, when doing a roadtrip in the USA. Twinkies were never my favorite Hostess confection. I preferred their cupcakes, which I have had once within the past 12 months.

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Old 11-21-2012, 02:45 AM   #17
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Same here.

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I have never eaten a Twinkie. Now I'm wondering if I missed something.
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Old 11-21-2012, 03:46 AM   #18
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at least once a year i get the urge.

i do find them way to sweet lately compared to what i remember them as. i much prefer sno-balls.
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I've never eaten a Twinkie.....nor have I eaten bubble wrap or cardboard.
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But I was more an aficionado of Ho Hos & Sno Balls...

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