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Junk food from childhood you'd never eat now

  • 27-01-2013 10:16pm
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    Registered Users Posts: 12,644 ✭✭✭✭lazygal


    I'm recoiling at the fact that as a child I ate Monster Munch, Burger Bites and Wham bars, yuuuuuuuuuuch.


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 6,653 ✭✭✭Ghandee


    Burgers from Tesco.

    (c'mon, someone was gonna say it)


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,858 ✭✭✭homemadecider


    Findus crispy pancakes. Vile!


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 20,627 CMod ✭✭✭✭amdublin


    Sugar sandwiches (brennans bread, butter, sugar)


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,021 ✭✭✭✭My name is URL


    Stinger bars

    They can't have been good for you!


  • Registered Users Posts: 29,294 ✭✭✭✭Mint Sauce


    Anything out of McDonalds.


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  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Entertainment Moderators Posts: 20,627 CMod ✭✭✭✭amdublin


    Stinger bars

    They can't have been good for you!

    Oh yeah, and wham bars before they changed the recipe


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 18,969 ✭✭✭✭syklops


    Findus crispy pancakes. Vile!

    God Id love a crispy pancake now. Can you still get them?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,906 ✭✭✭EGriff


    A Dan Bar. Lumps of black sugar in a neon orange gloop.

    I'd eat a roy of the rovers though if I could get one.


  • Registered Users Posts: 43,008 ✭✭✭✭SEPT 23 1989


    Candy floss


  • Banned (with Prison Access) Posts: 18,184 ✭✭✭✭Lapin


    Mr Freeze.

    Not because I don't like them, but I no longer want that feeling of the plastic wrapper cutting into the sides of my gob.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 3,145 ✭✭✭LETHAL LADY


    Monster munch are yummy, chicken paste in a jar was our familys poor mans pate.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,858 ✭✭✭homemadecider


    Also Poptarts. Awful sugary pieces of hot cardboard.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,406 ✭✭✭✭El Guapo!


    Eating paper.

    I mean, wtf was that all about??

    You could actually buy edible pieces of paper in the shop. They had absolutely no flavour either.


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,644 ✭✭✭✭lazygal


    Lapin wrote: »
    Mr Freeze.

    Not because I don't like them, but I no longer want that feeling of the plastic wrapper cutting into the sides of my gob.
    That's a blast from the past. Remember they had a number on them?


  • Registered Users Posts: 16 confusedlad


    Box of zappers, bottle of cadet, edible money, ALIEN SPRAY


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,072 ✭✭✭Max Power


    Dip Dab. Basically dipping a lolly into a bag of sugar.


  • Registered Users Posts: 17,300 ✭✭✭✭razorblunt


    lazygal wrote: »
    That's a blast from the past. Remember they had a number on them?

    No 10 blue gets you a free one.


  • Registered Users Posts: 96 ✭✭chin nuts


    Findus crispy pancakes. Vile!

    Rotten had one a few months back for old times sake near puked onto the table.

    Ketchup sandwiches, mccains microwave chips all disgusting now. Does my mothers breast milk count???


  • Registered Users Posts: 12,644 ✭✭✭✭lazygal


    razorblunt wrote: »

    No 10 blue gets you a free one.
    Our scabby local shop never honoured that. Stingy fecker.


  • Registered Users Posts: 28,498 ✭✭✭✭HeidiHeidi


    amdublin wrote: »
    Sugar sandwiches (brennans bread, butter, sugar)

    This. As soon as I read the thread title I though of them!


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 20,920 ✭✭✭✭Gummy Panda


    Lucky Charms


  • Registered Users Posts: 25,021 ✭✭✭✭My name is URL


    El Guapo! wrote: »
    Eating paper.

    I mean, wtf was that all about??

    It was probably laced with LSD


  • Registered Users Posts: 8,800 ✭✭✭Senna


    chin nuts wrote: »
    mccains microwave chips

    3am after a night on the lash in college, microwave chip butties were fabulous.


  • Registered Users Posts: 403 ✭✭Humans eh!


    El Guapo! wrote: »
    Eating paper.

    I mean, wtf was that all about??

    You could actually buy edible pieces of paper in the shop. They had absolutely no flavour either.

    Yes, vile but we bought 'em anyway.

    And 'Flying Saucers'
    Barely edible papery/styrofoam hollow discs with semi fizzy crap inside. WTF?


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,339 ✭✭✭Jijsaw


    Lucky Charms

    They actually sold Lucky Charms?!? I always heard Yanks on about them, then finally one day I saw in a supermarket but they were €8 no way was I going to spend €8 on a box of sugar thank you very much


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 18,969 ✭✭✭✭syklops


    Dip Dab. Basically dipping a lolly into a bag of sugar.

    It was sherbet powder. I'd murder one of them right now aswell. Can you still get them?


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,072 ✭✭✭Max Power


    Chocolate cigarettes. The pc brigade would have convulsions if they were brought back.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,815 ✭✭✭imitation


    lazygal wrote: »
    I'm recoiling at the fact that as a child I ate Monster Munch, Burger Bites and Wham bars, yuuuuuuuuuuch.

    Whaaaaat my love for monster munch and burger bites has only grown over the years ! Wham bars however do feel like an impending visit to the dentist however..


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,910 ✭✭✭Washout


    Apple jacks, black jacks refreshers


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  • Closed Accounts Posts: 5,541 ✭✭✭Smidge


    Granby burgers and Frytex:eek:


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