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Click pic to view comments Confirmed sighting: Orbit Professional/ Halls Shotgum
Posted: 16:20 Fri 28-11-2003. Price: [45p/ pack in Sainsbury's - Snackspot]. Location: Tesco Express, Woodley, Reading. Sub-flavours: none. Nutritional unusualness: (Orbit Professional) "with Microgranules/ Cleans teeth in a way you can feel!".
"Diarmuid Mallon" confirmed previous sightings of Wrigley's Orbit Professional in this report: At last a gum with the look and taste of a school urinal disinfectant block. Lost the receipt, but I do recall them being bloody expensive. Just 10 pieces per pack.

...But "Diarmuid" refused to be put off the idea of amateur chewing altogether, with this subsequent analysis of Halls Shotgum: Found these at the checkout at Asda. The packets were rather dusty and old looking, but with no visible expiry data I guess they aren't that old. With 12 pieces per pack they are better value (I think - lost the receipt again!) than the Orbit Professional. They are reminiscent of Halls other products but rather weedy compared to other premium gums. To be honest, I quite liked Orbit Professional (apart from the price!), while the high-tech packaging implies it could be the ideal substitute for anyone trying to wean themselves off nicotine-replacement products. Then again, does anyone else agree that Wrigley's Extras are tastiest after being "aged" by leaving them in an anorak pocket for a couple of months (and, ideally, a couple of runs through the washing machine)?

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Posted: 16:53 Fri 28-11-2003 by "Nebbish" # permalink comment
Comment: Professional as opposed to amateaur? Is it for professionals such as doctors and lawyers, or does it get paid for being a gum rather than doing it for a hobby?
Posted: 19:53 Fri 14-Oct-2005 by "Jake keane" # permalink comment
Comment: i did a survey on halls shotgun methol shot (they did not ever taste halls before)and 7/10 prefered them than orbit professional there is a good price difference in it too 77013 5 7
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