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View Poll Results: What kind of Candy do you like from 1940's, 1950's, 1960's, 1970's?
Big Hunk 10 12.20%
Boston Baked Beans 26 31.71%
Bubble Gum Cigarettes 17 20.73%
Candy Buttons 8 9.76%
Candy Cigarettes 30 36.59%
Cinnamon Toothpicks 13 15.85%
Gold Mine Gum 10 12.20%
Good and Plenty 16 19.51%
Wax Lips 21 25.61%
Atomic Fireballs 20 24.39%
Necco Wafers 29 35.37%
Now and Laters 17 20.73%
Tootsie Roll Midgees 17 20.73%
Rock Candy Crystal Stick 18 21.95%
Licorice Pipe 5 6.10%
Sour Pops 4 4.88%
Root Beer Barrels 20 24.39%
Salt Water Taffy 28 34.15%
Pearsons Salted Nut Roll 6 7.32%
Slap Stix Caramel Pop 1 1.22%
Laffy Taffy 15 18.29%
Lemon Heads 21 25.61%
Sweetarts 23 28.05%
Zotz 2 2.44%
100 Grand Bar 16 19.51%
Bit OHoney 32 39.02%
Beemans Gum 10 12.20%
Fun Dip 16 19.51%
Other candy 25 30.49%
Don't eat candy at all. 1 1.22%
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Old 05-28-2007, 07:43 PM
 
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What is favorite candy from 1940's-1970's?

Here is some of my favorite candy Boston Baked Beans, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Kits, Large Sugar Daddy, Salt Water Taffy, etc.

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Old 05-28-2007, 07:44 PM
 
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What is favorite candy from 1940's-1970's?

Here is some of my favorite candy Boston Baked Beans, Bubble Gum Cigarettes, Kits, Large Sugar Daddy, Salt Water Taffy, etc.
Candy Martin in my Social Studies class was pretty hot
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Old 05-28-2007, 07:50 PM
 
Location: Long Beach, CA
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Good and Plenty = and those candy lipsticks
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Old 05-28-2007, 08:25 PM
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Location: Deane Hill, Knoxville, Tennessee
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Sky bar. You could only get them in New England.

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Old 05-28-2007, 08:28 PM
 
Location: Marion, IN
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Most of what is on that list. Plus chocolate ice cubes, pop rocks, and those awful candy necklaces that got really stuck in your hair if you were stupid enough to try and wear them. Ohh! and Razzles and Teaberry gum.
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:01 PM
 
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I remember the little wax coke bottles filled with colored sugar water! Mmmmm, nutritious...
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:33 PM
 
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Big Boogie! Largest candy bar for a nickel you could buy. Then they came out with strawberry!

My best memory of Freebeach...
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:43 PM
 
Location: Debary, Florida
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Does anyone remember the Marathon bar, I think that was the name, it was a braided strand of caramel covered in chocolate.

I also liked the Charleston Chew alot...

They still have the 100 grand bar, LOVE those. Anything with crisp rice and chocolate is good with me.
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Old 05-28-2007, 09:47 PM
 
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Rim shot. But I can't say why...
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Old 05-29-2007, 12:30 AM
 
Location: Warwick, NY
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Jujubes! Very stale and very chewy, in that perfect rip-out-your-fillings stage before they get old and crumbly.

Everlasting Gobstoppers, not the tiny chewy ones, but the hard giant ones that could easily choke you if you swallowed it wrong. They lasted forever.

Charleston Chews are still good and I'll still pick them up and throw a few in the freezer for an occasional treat.

Mary Jane. Not a macho candy but I had a secret passion for them.

Candy I will still pick-up on a whim:

Jujubes
Charleston Chew
Haribo Golden Gummi Bears and only Haribo. Also perfect when stale.
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