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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by greenberet79 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:49 am

Interesting to see those super hero and star wars crisps - in these days of branding and copyright there's no way anything like that would make it out the factory. And more's the pity.
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:06 am

Shinobi wrote:Nice one Demon Eye and Twoheadboy I remember those Jaws crisps the actual crisps where sharks teeth.. Also the Spiderman crisps had Villian Biographies on the back like Dr Doom.. Bones have been released as Banshee Bones with a female ghost replacing the Skeleton I was lucky enougth to get some of them.. Never though I'd see any of them crisp packets again... Anybody have a picture of the Ringo crisp packets?
Well, you can still buy Ringos today if you want to go out and see a packet :D
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Shinobi » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:08 pm

TwoHeadedBoy wrote:
Shinobi wrote:Nice one Demon Eye and Twoheadboy I remember those Jaws crisps the actual crisps where sharks teeth.. Also the Spiderman crisps had Villian Biographies on the back like Dr Doom.. Bones have been released as Banshee Bones with a female ghost replacing the Skeleton I was lucky enougth to get some of them.. Never though I'd see any of them crisp packets again... Anybody have a picture of the Ringo crisp packets?
Well, you can still buy Ringos today if you want to go out and see a packet :D
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 4:30 pm

^ Sure I've seen Ringos in some of the cheapo shops here.
So it's a North Wales thing as well! :lol:

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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by the_hawk » Mon Mar 12, 2012 7:52 pm

Dear lord this thread makes me want to eat my bodyweight in crisps.

Will have a think about my favourites from when I was wee & post some pics tomorrow.
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:10 pm

Space Raiders, used to have a David Bowie lookalike on the packets:
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More interesting than the current packaging, certainly!
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by the_hawk » Tue Mar 13, 2012 4:59 am

I can't find a picture of them anywhere on the internet, but I used to love Barry McGuigan's Nettle Flavour Jabs. When I say "love" they were foul, but because they were endorsed by the Clones Cyclone I ate them by the bucketload, such was my admiration of the man!

Then of course there were these....

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I've given up on google image searches as it comes up with nothing but modern versions of my favourites from the 80's.

Suffice to say I loved Spicy Monster Munch (when they were in the yellow packet, before the yellow became roast beef)
Tayto Spicy Bikers, even though you can still get them in Northern Ireland, I've yet to find anywhere over here that stocks them. :(
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Shinobi » Tue Mar 13, 2012 7:19 pm

Liamh1982 wrote:^ Sure I've seen Ringos in some of the cheapo shops here.
So it's a North Wales thing as well! :lol:
Certainly don't do them in South Wales in any of the Super Markets or Wilco/Iceland the only to food shops we have left in town.. I see on Golden Wonders website and the only thing we get here is Quaterbooks.. They've shrunk in size and have inferior packaging again
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Flint » Wed Mar 14, 2012 8:32 am

I'd forgotten how Crisp packets used to look before they all became the same.

Stupid companies not marketing directly at kids, I want toys in my cereal/PG Tips too.

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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Seadog74 » Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:43 pm

A picture has already been posted but the Fish n Chip shaped snacks were my favourite until they stopped making them :(

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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Mr_C » Sat Apr 28, 2012 7:12 am

I noticed two of my favourites, Fish'n'Chips and Piglets, already mentioned but my other long gone favourite was Bitza Pizza.

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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by Negative Creep » Sat Apr 28, 2012 9:53 am

the_hawk wrote:I can't find a picture of them anywhere on the internet, but I used to love Barry McGuigan's Nettle Flavour Jabs. When I say "love" they were foul, but because they were endorsed by the Clones Cyclone I ate them by the bucketload, such was my admiration of the man!

Then of course there were these....

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I've given up on google image searches as it comes up with nothing but modern versions of my favourites from the 80's.

Never seen those! I guess they never sold them in my area, as if they did you can be assured I would have lived on them!
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by shifter » Sun May 13, 2012 3:46 pm

Superb thread recall lots of the ones listed fish and chips were a big fave same as tangy toms.

One i liked think you can still get but not sure in beef flavor were, Discos

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I will say if you can still buy these bet the bloody packet is half the size ..

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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by TwoHeadedBoy » Mon May 14, 2012 5:35 pm

Discos are on special offer in my place at the moment, two packets for 50p :D (no beef flavour, mind).

We still have Tangy Toms though.
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Re: Top crisps from the past!

Post by djcarlos » Tue May 15, 2012 4:29 am

An apostrophe in "Discos"!

Give 'em back to Disco then.

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