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Fancy Schmancy Chewing Gum

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by hekawi, Jul 14, 2010.

  1. hekawi

    hekawi Poster Extraordinaire

    Age:
    59
    Apr 29, 2003
    greenville, sc
    what's the deal with chewing gum these days?

    Remember when a pack o' gum looked like this:

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    now they're all dolled up in designer style packages:

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    i think it's just an excuse for the companies to charge more.
     
  2. Agave_Blue

    Agave_Blue Friend of Leo's

    Oct 26, 2009
    Charlotte, NC
    Aren't those "5" boxes AWESOME!?!?!?
     
  3. I like the 5 gum pretty dang good. it is better than wrigley's fo sho.
     
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  5. Buckocaster51

    Buckocaster51 Super Moderator Staff Member

    Age:
    64
    Jan 6, 2005
    Iowa USA
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    This is how I see most gum around here.

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    ;)
     
  6. Nick JD

    Nick JD Doctor of Teleocity

    This is how I like my bubble gum ... liquid form (hefeweizen).

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  7. markothefish

    markothefish Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    50
    Sep 3, 2004
    Greenville, Rhode Island
    I like me some Bazooka Bubble Gum

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    or fruit stripes gum

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  8. boneyguy

    boneyguy Doctor of Teleocity

    Age:
    58
    Mar 31, 2007
    victoria b.c. CANADA
    The evolution of chewing gum. We truly live in an age of miracles.

    I get mine at the health food store. It's free range organic.
     
  9. elihu

    elihu Friend of Leo's

    Dec 24, 2009
    Texas
    Trident with Xylitol is the way to go. Tastes great and it's good for your teeth.
     
  10. brown meadows

    brown meadows Tele-Meister

    361
    Oct 1, 2006
    NC
    but does it lose it's flavor on the bedpost overnight?
     
  11. G-guitar

    G-guitar Tele-Meister

    341
    Mar 10, 2010
    Weirton.Wv
    i swallow my gum.....
     
  12. simonc

    simonc Friend of Leo's

    Age:
    37
    Jun 25, 2004
    Perth Western Australia
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    When I 1st saw a pack of 5 gum on a coworkers desk, I quizzed him as to why he had a pack of condoms out in plain sight....obviously I was wrong, though I still think for the life of me thats what the packaging looks like.
     
  13. G-guitar

    G-guitar Tele-Meister

    341
    Mar 10, 2010
    Weirton.Wv


    for a minty night
     
  14. dented

    dented Poster Extraordinaire

    Apr 17, 2006
    Back at the Beach
    I just finished a pack of those 5 cobalts. Gotta throw out the trash in my car tomorrow am. I like them. New flavors, new packaging, it's all in the marketing. People want something that looks late model.
     
  15. nvilletele

    nvilletele Friend of Leo's

    Jul 4, 2008
    California
    Trident Tropical Twist. Try it, and it'll be your favorite gum. Seriously, it's that good. Simple, but superb. Long lasting flavor, perfect texture.

    The other flavors in the same general series are OK, I guess, but are not as good as this one. Trident Tropical Twist.
     

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  16. jeb512

    jeb512 TDPRI Member

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    Jan 8, 2007
    denver
    i scrounged up $1.50 from the car ashtray the other day bc i had no cash on me. i went into the convenient store and couldn't afford a pack of gum once tax was added on! i drew the line at putting a pack of gum on the credit card. sad times...
     
  17. tpaul

    tpaul Poster Extraordinaire

    Mar 18, 2003
    Vermont
    That was my first thought, as well.
     
  18. brewwagon

    brewwagon Poster Extraordinaire

    Feb 6, 2009
    the delta bc
  19. Guitarzan

    Guitarzan Friend of Leo's

    Feb 28, 2006
    Hotlanta, GA
    Another zombie thread revived.

    Why? :rolleyes:
     
  20. Brad Pittiful

    Brad Pittiful Doctor of Teleocity

    Dec 22, 2008
    Philly Burbs
    i dont chew gum as it tricks the stomach into thinking its getting food and starts digestion
     
  21. see, if someone asked me that I wouldn't have hesitated and would have replied, "well, I heard your wife was coming by later."

    zing for zing!
     
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