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    The death of the double decker

    So, this lunchtime i purchased my traditional double decker to go with my sandwich, when i picked it up i thought it felt a bit funny, probably just a bit squashed.

    Only to bite into it to find that theyve been ruined, the shape has been changed, but more importantly the ratio of nougat to crunchy bit has been altered! Abomination! Instead of a crunchy chewy mouthful of delight they are no no more than horrible gooey things. Whoever decided they should be changd needs to be strung up.

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    Quote Originally Posted by herulach
    So, this lunchtime i purchased my traditional double decker to go with my sandwich, when i picked it up i thought it felt a bit funny, probably just a bit squashed.

    Only to bite into it to find that theyve been ruined, the shape has been changed, but more importantly the ratio of nougat to crunchy bit has been altered! Abomination! Instead of a crunchy chewy mouthful of delight they are no no more than horrible gooey things. Whoever decided they should be changd needs to be strung up.
    T'is a sad day

    /hangs head and sobs
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    Quote Originally Posted by herulach
    Instead of a crunchy chewy mouthful of delight they are no no more than horrible gooey things.

    what!

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO


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    ...and they've got smaller too

    same things happening with all the good sweets.

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    I've just been and bought a normal one from the corner shop - they still seem the same so perhaps they are old stock - it's 60g, and 36% nougat - what are the new ones?

    edit - there's a pic of the old one here:
    http://baboba.blogspot.com/2006/04/d...ith-creme.html
    Last edited by joshwa; 26-04-2006 at 03:32 PM.

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    you'll have to post your pics, as i love 'em (altho i always forget i leave them in the fridge, and then it hurts!), just so i can see what they have changed into!

    if it is as bad as you say, it is a sad day!

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    I didnt think to check the nougat content till after id thrown the wrapper away in disgust. But ill be sure to check later when i go to morrisons.

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    tbh I never got around to trying one, they just look like all the muck and crap that collects on Cadbury's floor and then swept up and mixed with some goo and chocolate into a chocolate bar.

    Let the flames begin!

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    whats the deal with chocolate bars getting smaller - i purchased some Ice Cream Snickers from tesco yesterday for 97p for 4, good deal i thought, i opened the box and was horrified, its like ice cream snickers for children. They have lost a good third of the size
    Contrary to the odd name and translucent-grey color, Pocari Sweat does not taste like sweat
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tobeman
    tbh I never got around to trying one, they just look like all the muck and crap that collects on Cadbury's floor and then swept up and mixed with some goo and chocolate into a chocolate bar.

    Let the flames begin!
    Hit him with the ban hammer now for speaking such evil!

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    Ahhhhh... But double decker is one of my favourites!!!

    Are you sure it wasn't some sort of counterfit double decker?

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    I;ll be sampling another one tommorow, together with one from the corner shop, which is most definately old stock. photos of comparison if i remember my camera

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    About time I lost weight...

    like the double decker did in fact.

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    After reading the OP's headline I was all for getting on my high horse and having a right go at that little trotskyite ****** Livingstone for getting rid of the capitals perfectly good busses, however, upon reading further, i felt it was my duty to mount my double decker bus! This fills me with even more indignation! mainly towards whomever makes these thingamabobs nowadays. How dare you experiment with a tried and tested and most loved perfect recipe.

    Give me back my double decker you fecker!
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    Quote Originally Posted by iranu
    Give me back my double decker you fecker!
    ROFL! Sig'd

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