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Unread 07-13-2009, 04:46 PM
 
Location: NJ
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I recently found a place that sells 5 and 10 gallon tubs of very good italian ice. Ever since then Ive been thinking of getting my own route. I know that i NEVER buy the ice cream or other things that you can buy at your local food store. But good italian ice is hard to come by so that s all "I" ever buy. Based on what my local guy charges and how much the tub costs, I could make a killing. Nice easy side job.
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Unread 07-14-2009, 08:20 PM
 
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We have the Italian Ice/packaged ice cream as well $2.75 for a SpongeBob stick ice cream

Where have you gone Mr. Softee ?
As a pre-teen, our Mr. Softee let us have free ice cream and we had canned whipped cream fights...
the biddies hated the mess we made.
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Unread 07-15-2009, 10:09 AM
 
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I get the truck with all the packaged ice cream not bad but I would rather have a Mr. Softee come by and have a Sundae with Vanilla Ice cream Chocolate Syrup and some colorfull Sprinkles topped with a little whipped cream - LOL - I guess all of ya can tell I'm drooling now - LOL
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Unread 07-15-2009, 10:27 AM
 
Location: Central, NJ
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Because if that happened..................
Who would ring up your enema purchase at shoprite?
Who would ring up your purchase of adult diapers at the drug store?
Who would show you what isle the denture glue was moved to?
Who would pluck out the forest of hair growing out of your ears?
Who would sell you the black socks you use pulled up to your knees when you wear shorts?
Who would do it?
I almost spit out my lunch, too. Hilarious!

We have an ice truck that comes around a lot and I heard a Mr. Softee the other day.
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Unread 07-15-2009, 10:35 AM
 
Location: In the woods
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we have an ice cream truck that drives by every afternoon. it's OK except something is wrong with it's sound system so the music slurs...

There was a special on the History Channel about USA ice cream manufacturers and ice cream trucks--very nice segment.

When I lived in Washington, DC (this was around 10 yrs ago), an ice cream truck used to come around the neighborhood. What was weird about this truck was that (1) the ice cream was super-cheap, like $.05 and they would sometimes give it away for free, (2) they had a really great sound system and would blast no-kiddee music while they drove around, and (3) they would speed through the neighborhood. I was curious one time and went out there to buy some ice cream. They gave me two cones for $0.25 and a free candy necklace. I think they were drug dealers and the truck was just a cover. Never did quite figure it out.
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Unread 07-25-2009, 10:07 PM
 
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the guy told him he had an ice cream truck root

Just came across my old post. I can't believe I wrote "root". LOL. And I'm the one who finds typos on restaurant menus all the time.
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Unread 04-11-2010, 01:07 PM
 
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I have two trucks too! The first is Mr. Softee and the second comes at night and sells popsicles and candy.
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Unread 04-11-2010, 04:42 PM
 
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That's the first sign that it's almost summer, when the ice cream trucks start going around town. There's usually 1,2, or 3 that go down my street.
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Unread 06-06-2011, 03:16 PM
 
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I live in pepperell ma and i have once seen the ice cream man and have got stuff they r good but i have only seen them once in the passed 7 years i have lived her its rlly sad
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Unread 06-06-2011, 05:02 PM
 
Location: NJ
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interesting this was resurrected. i was in wildwood a few weekends ago and there is a MR SOFTEE store on the boardwalk! how it can compete with Kohr Bros is beyond me.
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