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Confirmed sighting: Topps Juicy Drop Pop
Posted: 21:09 Thu 01-05-2003. Price: 30p. Location: Spar, Bath. Sub-flavours: Sour Blue Raspberry, Sour Strawberry, Sour Apple.
"Stuart Campbell" reports: The little tag tied to the top of the elaborately-shaped packaging (an old Victorian teapot crossed with Wallace And Gromit's spaceship), instructing you to "retain for future reference", promises danger of an excitingly chemical nature, but it's an empty promise. The only danger here is of raising your blood pressure in frustration trying to work out how to operate this fantastically complicated sweet. Maintaining the "space rocket" motif, it actually comes in multiple detachable stages. A sharp tug on the bottom section releases a boiled-sweet lollipop unsettlingly reminiscent of a child's dummy, slightly bland of flavour but lined with two little pits, into which you squeeze, from the "teapot" section, drops of slightly goopy, sticky liquid in order to pep it up a bit. The lolly is dull, but the liquid - especially the Sour Blue Raspberry flavour - is great, and very reminiscent of Warheads Liquid, an American sweet consisting purely of a little eyedrops-sized bottle of sour goo which would probably burn your eyes right out of their sockets should you drop some in there. Stuart further notes that they "used to sell" Warheads Liquid over at specialist UK confectioner Cybercandy, but now seem to have stopped, hopefully not because of optical safety considerations.

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