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Post by JMK853 » Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:35 pm

dr_bob wrote:Seem to remember some sort of speedboat things coming free with Kellogs Cornflakes that involved putting baking soda and vinegar into to "fuel" them.
Worked suprisingly well too...

They were cool, but mom soon got a hump with me asking for baking soda.

I had to listen to the food is not a toy speech! The one that always involved starving kids in Africa etc.
And all I got was a slap when I tried to point out that if they had no food to cook than they wouldn't need baking powder or vinegar.
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Post by SirClive » Wed Jan 10, 2007 2:41 pm

JMK the 853rd wrote:cool things we got in cereal packets
Nothing. It is one of lifes constant disappointments :(
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Post by GetDexter » Wed Jan 10, 2007 3:27 pm

Apparently, there are tokens being printed on the back of Weetos at the moment. If you collect 4,096 they send you a Flux Capacitor.
As requested by the Tw@t himself - his account was Hijacked and has had a change of password.

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Post by Wildnites » Thu Jan 11, 2007 7:00 am

It didn't come in the packet, but I remember collecting the tokens on the back of Frosties years ago to get the Tony Tiger Feet Slippers......

I had those slippers for years :D
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Post by Elgin_McQueen » Thu Jan 11, 2007 9:33 am

JMK853 wrote:And all I got was a slap when I tried to point out that if they had no food to cook than they wouldn't need baking powder or vinegar.

LMAO. AT your comment not the slap.
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Post by scunny » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:13 am

I used to love the collectable cards and stickers in Weetabix

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Post by MikeHaggar » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:40 am

Some of them Space Jam figures then:

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Should have the other ones here somewhere too. I think I got them all.

Oh, and those Jurassic Park things weren't holograms, just those 'flip it and it shows 3 different pictures' things

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Post by felgekarp » Thu Jan 11, 2007 11:55 am

scunny wrote:I used to love the collectable cards and stickers in Weetabix

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Those were the cards I had that I mentioned earlier, brilliant!
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Post by necronom » Thu Jan 11, 2007 4:00 pm

I remember those "Neet Weet Beet" ones :D

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Post by scunny » Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:07 am

yeah those weetabix creatures (Bixie, Dunk, Crunch, Brains and Brian)were all the rage at one point, well, for about 7 years, they were on TV adverts and the stupid one used to screech "OK!" in answer to "If you know what's good for you"

I remember there were a few stickers featuring them, doing football and olympics and stuff.

I also remember some cool james bond stickers.... but these may have been shredded wheat?

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Post by The Penultimate Ninja » Fri Jan 12, 2007 11:03 am

I think I had those weetabix gang sticker things. I used to really like the ads with those characters.

I remember entering a competition on weetabix packets to win a C64 I think you had to collect tokens and send in a form or something. I didn't win the C64 but I did get a cool glow in the dark poster. (I think it was a C64, but it might have been some other computer).

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Post by skinny » Sat Jan 13, 2007 7:31 pm

SirClive wrote:I got a lord of the rings moving picture thingy (those cards that show a small piece of fim when you look at different angles).
I have mounted it with a couple of film stills, a replica Ring and Sean Austin and Elijah Wood's autographs. Looks cool.
If it says Sean Austin, then it's a fake!

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Post by SirClive » Sun Jan 14, 2007 3:38 am

Sorry, that is me being a retard :oops: It obviously says Sean Astin.
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Post by Opa-Opa » Sun Jan 14, 2007 5:57 am

There is a weetabix game for the Vic-20 that features the "gang" on those stickers/cards..

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Post by SirClive » Sun Jan 14, 2007 6:03 am

Opa-Opa wrote:There is a weetabix game for the Vic-20 that features the "gang" on those stickers/cards..
There sure is. Screens, tape inlay and the ROM can be found here...

http://www.weekend-gamer.co.uk/Plogger/ ... bum&id=366
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