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PEZ Dispensers

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Sat Jan 16, 2010 10:04 pm

Dunno, have we talked about PEZ Dispensers yet?
Only just "getting into" them, but I understand that certain models can fetch hundred 'pon hundreds from that eBay.

The bonus of collecting them is... You get sweets with them!
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by Mire Mare » Sat Jan 16, 2010 11:16 pm

I remember Pez and also seem to remember that the sweets were like chalk and didn't taste much better. There were some cool dispensers though. I remember the Warner Bros cartoon characters being available.

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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by rocky1980 » Sun Jan 17, 2010 2:27 am

PEZ Dispensers
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by Megamixer » Mon Jan 18, 2010 12:37 pm

I saw one of those Wii remote ones when I was on holiday in Devon. Didn't buy it though.
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by Dave300 » Tue Jan 19, 2010 9:50 am

i had a blue duck one when i was small, but it was easier just to eat the sweets straight from the packet and bypass the duck altogether!
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Post by geektreat » Wed Jan 20, 2010 2:51 am

Dave300 wrote:i had a blue duck one when i was small, but it was easier just to eat the sweets straight from the packet and bypass the duck altogether!
ditto, i believe i used to own a donkey kong one, they seem like a pretty cool display item to collect :)

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Post by Romulous » Sun Feb 07, 2010 5:24 pm

I have 2 triple packed Star Wars pez dispensers from 1995 unopened, dont imagine the Candy would be upto much these days :)
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by ToxieDogg » Sun Feb 07, 2010 11:28 pm

I got this from the Nintendo World store whilst I was on holiday over in New York a few years back...

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I originally bought it for a friend, then decided to keep it as a souvenir. :)
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by dste » Mon Feb 08, 2010 11:16 pm

Used to love getting Pez Dispensers when I was at school though I never got any as cool as those from my local papershop.
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by Antiriad2097 » Tue May 17, 2011 6:46 am

Dave300 wrote:i had a blue duck one when i was small, but it was easier just to eat the sweets straight from the packet and bypass the duck altogether!
This. I'd sometimes get them but the miniscule number of sweets in a packet hardly requires the use of a dispenser, especially one that increases the bulk in your pocket by such a large volume. Its one of those things that I wonder how it ever became a long term success and not just a fad for a few weeks, yet they're still churning them out and someone is buying them.
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by che_don_john » Thu May 19, 2011 10:04 am

I had a Jar Jar Binks one that was battery powered. If I remember it correctly, the PEZ would sort of slowly come out and Jar Jar would chop at it, kind of like slicing a loaf!
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by Joey » Fri May 20, 2011 7:45 pm

I remember going into Woolies with my Nan as a kid and getting bought them.

I can only remember having a Donald and Goofy one though...
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by lauraleebm » Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:34 pm

I buy them everyweek. This Saturday I bought a Bart Simpson's one and Hello Kitty one
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by harlequ1n » Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:27 pm

Sorry to ask but, what's a PEZ dispenser?
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Re: PEZ Dispensers

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Aug 01, 2011 12:53 am

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PEZ is a kind of sweet that looks and tastes like an Anadin (only with a bit more sugar). They come with these plastic tubes which "dispense" the PEZ, and they have popular characters on top of them. Fun, in a way.
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