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Posted: 11:59 Sun 28-09-2003. Price: It was a gift. Location: Sardinia. Sub-flavours: Orange or peppermint. Nutritional unusualness: Slight, though almost certainly a choking hazard.
"David Gregory" reports: It's a giant box of Tic Tacs! (slightly larger than a box of Grape Nuts cereal)... each "tic tac" inside individually wrapped and just a little bit larger than usual. I can imagine Sardinian Grandmothers pouring them into small brightly-coloured pottery bowls and leaving them for guests by the phone. I can also imagine them being the sort of thing cheapskate friends buy at airports in a desperate duty-free panic. The sweets themselves are easy to unwrap... each end of the wrapper only having been twisted the once... which I find slightly disturbing. You know when you step down and the ground is further away then you thought? Well it's the same here... the act of unwrapping having been reduced to its shortest possible duration and that leaves you feeling short changed... and edgy. The actual sweets taste exactly like orange tic tacs and are only slightly larger than the real thing.

...Hey, after the success of "Giant Smarties" and "Mini Rolos", the people of Europe must be crying out for "slightly larger" Tic Tacs. In other international news, FoodlineWeb has the latest on Tsunchururu Soda ("Jelly strips form as [packet two] comes into contact with the contents of the bottom tray through a hole in the top one"), plus Melate Chargers - "These chocolate-covered coffee treats come in tins that are designed to be a replica of a size-D battery".

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Posted: 19:26 Tue 09-Jan-2007 by "Kelani" # permalink comment
Comment: Orange Tic tacs are awful. The silvers can't be much better. Now, the Peppermint Silvers.. THEY are the best mints ever to appear on the planet. int lovers, buy them in bulk, if you can find them, that is.
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