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Old 01-13-2012, 11:48 AM
 
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Captain crunch was always my fave .
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Old 01-13-2012, 11:57 AM
 
Location: If you're not living on the edge, you're taking up too much space
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I was raised on a cereal called Team that...was comparable to Wheaties or Total.
I remember Team and Buc Wheats too!
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Old 01-13-2012, 12:09 PM
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Location: Cody, WY
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The greatest was Post Toasties. Gone along with other delights including Noodles Romanoff (both frozen and boxed), Golden Grain Macaroni and Cheese, Derby Tomales, Campbell's Scotch Broth (I have a small hoard not terrribly outdated), and so many others it's sorely missed.

Wikipedia reported it was back in production as of early 2010 but there's no mention on the Post website. It's as if it never existed.

Post Toasties - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Our Brands (http://www.postcereals.com/cereals/ - broken link)
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Old 01-13-2012, 12:40 PM
 
Location: Victoria TX
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Kellogg's Pep, in the late forties. Roughly equal to Wheaties, in other words, very good an nutritious, one of the first "fortified" cereals with added nutrients. Plus it had really cool prizes in every box, and I had nearly the whole set of Pep Pins, buttons with comic strip characters on them. Also, Superman comics on the back panel of the box, and movie star cards, and best of all, punchout WWII aircraft models:

http://www.sonofnostalgiazone.com/pr...tlessModel.jpg

I couldn't have lived without my Kellogg's Pep.
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Old 01-13-2012, 12:43 PM
 
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Cheerios were #1 with me for most of my life. Until about 5 or 6 years ago when they seemed to have changed the formula. Now they are tastless.
Speaking as one who remembered when Lucky Charms, and Capt Crunch were first introduced, prior of which the menu consisted of Cheerios, Frost Flakes, Shredded Wheat, and plain old corn Flakes I must ask, when did plain Cheerios have taste?
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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LOL - why are you posting a long list of cereals that you never had? I mean, look at the title of this thread that you started...
Pass the Honeycombs, please.
I know I got carried away. I was thinking of the cereals my brother in laws had (older than me) sorry
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Old 01-13-2012, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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Lubby - well tell us what cereals you had when growing up!
I liked Alpha bits, Honeycomb, Sugar Pops, Rice Crispies (without milk), the marshmallows out of the Lucky Charms (the cereal itself stunk ), cornflakes with lots of sugar, Cocoa Puffs and of course, Cap'n Crunch!
I'm sure I'm forgetting some of them.....

Oh yeah! Fruit Loops, but straight out of the box....no milk.
Cereals I had growing up:

Corn pops
cocoa puffs
Fruity pebbles
rice krispy
wheaties
life
frosted flakes
froot loops- still eat it
apple jacks
capin crunch- still eat it
honey comb
super golden crisp
golden grahms
frosted mini wheats_ i still eat it
lucky charms
PB capin crunch
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:07 PM
 
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King Vitamin
Capn' Crunch
Mr. T
Smurfs
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Old 01-13-2012, 09:10 PM
 
Location: Islip,NY
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Trix
sugar smacks
cocoa Crispy's
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Old 01-13-2012, 10:41 PM
 
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I used to beg my grandma to buy me Golden Grahams; thought they were the best thing ever. Also, Cocoa Puffs, Trix, and those ones that look like little chocolate chip cookies......Cookie Crisp??? They were all eaten with my plastic 'Josie and the Pussycats' spoon!
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