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Old 09-11-2008, 11:32 AM
 
Location: The 12th State
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What do you find to be the most over rated and under rated candy bar

Overrated

Snickers:
It too busy with to many flavors competing against each other and do you even taste the chocolate When it comes to candy bars simple is the best

York Peppermint Pattie
It to big to eat after dinner and do you really grave a chocolate mint except after eating fish or something.

Heath:
I just dont like toffee in my candy bar. I spend more time working out of my teeth than eating it


Underrated:


Butterfingers:
You get an ultimate mouth watering joy when you bite into one.

100 Grand:
Nice crunch and caramel mix

Reese's
ooo can we say a perfect couple

Mr Good bar
So simple and so good

What do you think is over rated or under rated which one you will never have again and what one you want to try?
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Old 09-11-2008, 11:35 AM
 
Location: West Texas
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I think 3 Muskateers is overrated... never could make it through a whole candy bar.

Underrated was an old candy bar called Marathon Bar. It was chocolate covered caramel, in a criss-crossover pattern. I used to love those! Must have been in the minority, though, since they're gone except for accross the internet as old candy. Similar is the new Curly Wurly, but I haven't tried it yet.
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:15 PM
 
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Oh boy, I eat one candy bar a year maybe... for me they are all overrated
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:21 PM
 
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Underrated was an old candy bar called Marathon Bar. It was chocolate covered caramel, in a criss-crossover pattern. I used to love those! Must have been in the minority, though, since they're gone except for accross the internet as old candy. Similar is the new Curly Wurly, but I haven't tried it yet.
I'm a child of the 70's and I remember the Marathon Bar. I loved them. We had an ice cream/candy truck in our neighborhood who had sold these. Now I'm gonna have to check out Hometown Favorites to see if they have 'em!

Another favorite are Goldenberg Peanut Chews.

I'm a candy lover, so I can't call any one overrated.

Edit: Hometown Favorites didn't have it, but Old Time Candy had something similar:
http://www.oldtimecandy.com/curly-wurly.htm

Edit edit: Didn't see your reference to the Curly Wurly. You can see how I'm easily excited over candy!
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Looking East and hoping!
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Over-rated 3 Musketeers.

I love Nestle's Crunch, Reese's, Kit-Kats, Hershey Almond bars.
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:30 PM
 
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underrated--3 musketeers. its just so good and doesnt make you feel sick cause it's so lite
overrated: the crunch bar--i mean have you tasted that chocolate?--it tastes awful for some reason--bad flavor.
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:37 PM
 
Location: Philaburbia
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Underrated: Zagnut, Zero. They're not chocolate and come at the end of the alphabet; I guess that's why no one notices them. Clark bars -- soo much better than Butterfinger.

Overrated: Snickers and 3 Musketeers. Butterfinger.
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:38 PM
 
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Underated...kinda like a bar...
But those old fashion Mary Jane chews or Bit-o-honey.
I love those things

Also the sesame bars you can find in import stores (greek)

Over-rated...um....
Zero bars just gross me out. I cant even eat them. they look really neat though.
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Old 09-11-2008, 12:41 PM
 
Location: Chicago
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overrated

-Snickers, for the same reasons Sunny mentioned
-Hershey bars, esp. the milk chocolate one (I can tolerate the almond one, but the milk chocolate one is so...bland)
-Almond Joy/Mounds, which, IMO, was responsible for the most annoying commercial of the 90's. plus, they're just nasty

underrated

-PayDay. I love peanuts and Paydays have a pretty good salty-sweet mix. plus, there are times I just *gasp* don't want chocolate, but want something sweet
-Symphony bars, in particular the toffee almond one. they don't overload on the extras which is good (though I've seen versions w/ "50% more toffee" which I probably won't try)
-Tolberone, which I remember seeing in stores, but never had until this past Xmas. so good, but pricey compared to other bars.
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Old 09-11-2008, 02:17 PM
 
Location: South Bay Native
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overrated - pretty much any chocolate bar made in the U.S. And that's coming from an American. I'm sorry, but the stuff they use in Baby Ruth/Mr. Goodbar/etc. is not even really chocolate - it is like brown crayolas. Also, the bars in the U.S. are way sweeter than they really need to be. Buuuut - reeses peanut better cups are indescribably irresistable! I remember the Marathon bar too - remember the commercial where they would be pulling one out of the wrapper and it just looked like the thing went on forever?

underrated: Ritter Sport dark chocolate with whole hazelnuts, Lindt 70% cacao, Raffaelo...not technically true chocolate, or a bar, but I digress....basically, any chocolate with less than 70% cacao is not really chocolate to me.
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