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Old 11-28-06, 07:13 PM   #1
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Twinkies are overpriced

I'm going down to 7-11 and this friend of mine wants me to get him some Hostess
Twinkies..So I sez "ok I'll get em"...

I get to the cash register and they ring it up and IT'S 1.68 $$

I'm like WTF ?? two little sponge cake things with white goo in em cost 1.68 ??

Jesus Christ on a pogo stick !!...whats wrong with this world ??

I sez to the clerk "1.68 ??"...an he Sez "ya"...I sez "WOW WTF !!"

Those were like freaking .25 cents when I wuz a kid...

uhhh but anyway I gotta go ...I'll talk to ya later about this...
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Old 11-28-06, 07:19 PM   #2
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little debbie snacks are still 25 cents or 50 cents depending on where I get em, but ya, $1.68 for two twinkies is over the top, even if deep fried

inflation sucks, at 5% per year it means in about 14 years $1=50 cents
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Old 11-28-06, 07:36 PM   #3
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Never liked Twinkies, Ring Dings were more my speed.
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Old 11-28-06, 07:45 PM   #4
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Have you seen what's happened to the price of corn recently? That's the source of the HFCS used in those things...
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corn's getting expensive cause now its being used for fuel, soybeans too---the city buses here are already on a soy based biodiesel program
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I thought Hostess discontinued twinkie production? If so,t he shortage in supply would jack the price up.
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little debbie snacks are still 25 cents or 50 cents depending on where I get em, but ya, $1.68 for two twinkies is over the top, even if deep fried

inflation sucks, at 5% per year it means in about 14 years $1=50 cents
Little Debbie rulze
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Old 11-29-06, 04:11 PM   #8
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I'm going down to 7-11 and this friend of mine wants me to get him some Hostess
Twinkies..So I sez "ok I'll get em"...

I get to the cash register and they ring it up and IT'S 1.68 $$

I'm like WTF ?? two little sponge cake things with white goo in em cost 1.68 ??

Jesus Christ on a pogo stick !!...whats wrong with this world ??

I sez to the clerk "1.68 ??"...an he Sez "ya"...I sez "WOW WTF !!"

Those were like freaking .25 cents when I wuz a kid...

uhhh but anyway I gotta go ...I'll talk to ya later about this...

Ya know guys i bet they are cheaper in Canada.
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Old 11-29-06, 04:36 PM   #9
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Little Debbie's make me sick.
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Little Debbie's make me sick.
You can't handle the Twinkees, no soup for you.
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Old 11-29-06, 04:39 PM   #11
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all that packaged sweet stuff makes me want to ralph nowadays. i could eat it all day long as a kid and a teenager and still not get enough.
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