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Twinkies

Posted by Sumiki , in Life Nov 16 2012 · 219 views

I'm amazed that so many people care about those things.

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Call me cruel, but I was going to make an entry titled "Are we crying over Twinkies?". However I just went with "Things I learned from the Internet". I understand why people are saddened by this development, I remember the commercials for these things and they were apparently good. I think seeing a big (read huge) company like hostess fail is shocking to most people but this happens a lot to small companies. We live in turbulent times my friend.
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Hostess products are gross.

I said it.
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The world shall be a healthier place.

Just a bit.
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The Dandy Automaton
Nov 16 2012 03:18 PM
I never had any. I shall not mourn.
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Squishyfrog
Nov 16 2012 03:28 PM

Hostess products are gross.

I said it.

this here is a very wise man
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Electric Turahk
Nov 16 2012 03:45 PM
I've honestly never had a Twinkie.

While, sure, my entry was about a less-than-healthy snack being gone, I know it's not the heart of the story. That's the tremendous job loss and economic implications that carries.
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I've honestly never had a Twinkie. (But do actually love Swiss Rolls.)

While, sure, my entry was about a less-than-healthy snack being gone, I know it's not the heart of the story. That's the tremendous job loss and economic implications that carries.


Plus the fact that a long lasting icon went poof.
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Tekulo in the Green
Nov 16 2012 04:37 PM
Well, that's one less deep-fried item in local carnivals and fairs.

Now we'll have to deep fry other stuff. Like butter by the pounds or some other food that has the equivalent calorie content that we all strive to see in fine dining.

(I'm a dessert snob. I shed no tears for the loss, though I am a bit shocked by the news)
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Why does anyone think the snacks themselves are endangered? If the company's assets are being liquidated, one of the things they'll be doing is selling the right to produce Twinkies, and I'm sure other snack food companies will be scrambling to make the best offer. Unless I'm mistaken about the situation.
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I love twinkies :(

But yeah, they'll probably sell it to some other company.
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My reaction: good riddance.
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I like some of the hostess stuff, like Zingers. But I shall not mourn for the Twinkies or the wagonwheels.
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I find it funny that I heard this from BZPower blogs first, and actually had to search through news sites to find a related article.

Anyway, not a huge fan, so really don't care. But it makes me wonder what I would do if Pepperidge Farms shut down and stopped producing Gold Fish crackers. :fear:

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He's the lord of all strangeness. - Ignika: Nerd of Life

How awesome is Sumiki on a scale of 1 to 10? - Waffles
42. - Black Six

[He's] the king of wierd, the prince of practicality, the duke of durr! - Daiker

Sumiki is magic. - Cholie

Sumiki says, "Do I creeeeeeep you out?" Yes, he does. - Waffles

Sumiki is a nub. He's cool, but he's still a nub. - Ran Yakumo


"What is a Sumiki?" You may ask. But the answer to that is still unknown, even to the Sumiki itself. - Daiker


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Sumiki is best snickerdoodle. - Takuma Nuva


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What's a Sumi? Does it taste good? - Janus


I would have thought Sumiki wanted to reincarnate as a farm animal. - Kraggh


EAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAGH - Kakaru


Sumiki: the horse_ebooks of bzp - VampireBohrok


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He's in worse mental condition than I thought. - Obsessionist


I'm just wondering why I'm looking at some cat dancing ... I suppose the answer would simply be "Sumiki." - Brickeens


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I imagine the 13th Doctor will be rather like Sumiki, at the rate we're going. - rahkshi guurahk


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11/1/11 - Slender Man and Masky
11/8/11 - Bizarre Black Spaceship
11/15/11 - 2001 Monolith

11/22/11 - My Little Slizer 50
11/29/11 - Punching Bag
12/6/11 - Thunder and Escorts
12/13/11 - Three Concepts
12/20/11 - Kaxium Alternate
12/27/11 - None (Christmas Break)

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1/10/12 - None
1/17/12 - Volant
1/24/12 - Nidman's Chute Shoop Shop
1/31/12 - None (Brickshelf down)
2/7/12 - None
2/14/12 - Atomic Lime
2/21/12 - Spearhead
2/28/12 - Glatorian Kahi
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3/13/12 - Skyscraper
3/20/12 - Microphone
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4/3/12 - Flammenwerferjüngeres
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4/17/12 - Lime Beetle
4/24/12 - Special - Flame Sculpture
5/1/12 - None (BZPower down)
5/8/12 - Purple Ninja
5/15/12 - The Original Sumiki
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7/31/12 - Tahu
8/7/12 - None (BrickFair)
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8/21/12 - Heavily Armored Wasp
8/28/12 - Spaceship Drill
9/4/12 - Scuba Vehicle
9/11/12 - Orange Guy
9/18/12 - Strange Flying Thing
9/25/12 - Goblet
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10/16/12 - Gold Bot
10/23/12 - Teal Mech
10/30/12 - Special - Teal Mech (#2)
11/6/12 - Bits and Pieces
11/13/12 - Two Spaceships
11/20/12 - TARDIS Interior
11/27/12 - Christmas Creep
12/4/12 - Toaraga
12/11/12 - Fireplace
12/18/12 - Abstract Duckling
12/25/12 - None (Christmas)
1/1/13 - Black Bot
1/8/13 - 1/22/13 - None
1/29/13 - Handheld Rhotuka Launcher
2/5/13 - 8/6/13 - None
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If you learn one thing in life, learn this:

You should never, ever question why demons would possess a soda.

just a heads up - Cthulhu would probably eradicate mankind before bringing back Bionicle
 
so yeah, all I'm saying is, please think twice about this okay

nothing gets democracy flowing like erratic capitalizatION

[the NSA] couldn't say no when I offered them an ostrich farm in exchange

Sumiki -- nice try but we all know Toa Mata Nui stuffs its bra

 


 


 


You have a great understanding of history, but don't forget, war, murder and other poor decisions are also huge characteristics.

Also a long line of really great hats.

Shhh, I'm trying to focus on the negative to justify my dislike of history.

have we mentioned hats

To be fair, I am the one responsible for the invention of Mafia in the 1320s by seventeen bored italians locked in a mine shaft.
 
It's a long story.

 

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