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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 12 11.54%
Boston Baked Beans 30 28.85%
Bubble Gum Cigarettes 18 17.31%
Candy Buttons 11 10.58%
Candy Cigarettes 33 31.73%
Cinnamon Toothpicks 16 15.38%
Gold Mine Gum 13 12.50%
Good and Plenty 20 19.23%
Wax Lips 22 21.15%
Atomic Fireballs 25 24.04%
Necco Wafers 33 31.73%
Now and Laters 21 20.19%
Tootsie Roll Midgees 24 23.08%
Rock Candy Crystal Stick 20 19.23%
Licorice Pipe 6 5.77%
Sour Pops 8 7.69%
Root Beer Barrels 25 24.04%
Salt Water Taffy 33 31.73%
Pearsons Salted Nut Roll 7 6.73%
Slap Stix Caramel Pop 1 0.96%
Laffy Taffy 17 16.35%
Lemon Heads 28 26.92%
Sweetarts 31 29.81%
Zotz 3 2.88%
100 Grand Bar 22 21.15%
Bit OHoney 38 36.54%
Beemans Gum 10 9.62%
Fun Dip 20 19.23%
Other candy 32 30.77%
Don't eat candy at all. 1 0.96%
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Old 05-28-2007, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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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, 06:44 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, 06:50 PM
 
Location: Long Beach, CA
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Good and Plenty = and those candy lipsticks
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Old 05-28-2007, 07:25 PM
 
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, 07:28 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, 08:01 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, 08:33 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, 08:43 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, 08:47 PM
 
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Rim shot. But I can't say why...
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Old 05-28-2007, 11:30 PM
 
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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