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Click pic to view comments - Confirmed sighting: Walkers Monster Munch Pickled Onion Flavour, Turns Your Tongue Blue! Confirmed sighting: Walkers Monster Munch Pickled Onion Flavour, Turns Your Tongue Blue!
Posted: 13:15 Fri 22-Oct-2004. Price: 30p. Location: Co-op, Silsden, West Yorkshire; St James's Park tube station newsagents, London. Nutritional unusualness: None noted.
"Martin Rake" reports: It's a Limited Edition packet of the old favourite Monster Munch, but for Halloween they have made them so that they apparently turn your tongue blue. I will test them tomorrow at work!

......and that, my friends, was the last I ever heard of first-time spotter "Martin Rake" (though the sinister azure hue of his photograph implies that "your tongue" isn't the only thing this product changes the colour of). Fortunately, they do appear to be largely safe for human consumption, with "Rich Wild" declaring himself "well amused" by their Pickled Onion-flavoured innovation, and "Internets Dairy" carrying out the most extensive scientific research, noting: In taste, texture, and appearance, these seemingly magical snacks are identical to standard Monster Munch - although I wasn't able to test them under UV light. But on consumption, the "brilliant blue" colouring listed on the ingredients reacts with your lick (I imagine) and gives your tongue a healthy blue coating as advertised. After twenty minutes and a carton of fruit juice, the colour has worn off, with no side-effects experienced other than the admiration of my colleagues. Assume these are new for Halloween, although the newsagent offered me two bags for 49p - maybe the market isn't ready for such advanced crisp technology?


Posted: 13:46 Fri 22-Oct-2004 by "Rob" # permalink comment
Comment: What happened to the old, bigger and much much better monster munch. They seemed to distapear years ago and they've been wimpy naff corn puffs that disolve without a fight ever since. I'm 27 and remember when a pack of the old Monster Munch used to need several bites to eat and were massive. It's just typical of this country. They also took the bit of card board out of the Bounty Bar about the same time. I feel cheated. It's one of the reasons adults eat less sweets and crisps than kid... they're just never as good. What are my kids going to get when they buy Monster Munch.... dust that turns their toungs blue. Pah.
Posted: 09:51 Mon 25-Oct-2004 by "Martin Rake" # permalink comment
Comment: Well I tested the Monster Munch as I said I would, they were exactly the same as normal monster munch, nothing gave away that they would cunningly turn your tongue blue, or the tongues of others. Being the generous chap I am, I of course offered them around the office, oh the fun that can be had with this snack on an unsuspecting friend.
Posted: 06:52 Fri 30-Sep-2005 by "Magnetic Ham Sandwich" # permalink comment
Comment: Both these 'blue tongue' Monster Munch, and the ghost shaped cheesy Quavers are back in the shops [such as Woolworths] now for a second Halloween running if you missed them last year.
Posted: 16:31 Thu 13-Oct-2005 by "Dawn Sloan" # permalink comment
Comment: Does anybody remember a type of crisp called Outer Spacers, I can't remember who made them, but I would have a guess at KP. I used to absolutely love them, especially the hamburger flavour, I think there was a tomato sauce flavour too. I think they were in the shape of space ships or aliens - my memory is a bit vague because it must 25-30 years ago!
Posted: 17:03 Wed 20-Sep-2006 by "Jim" # permalink comment
Comment: Oh Gog I remember Outer Spacers, the burger flavour was sublime - very MSG-y. Had all tech information about the spaceship depicted on the front, then at some point these became pickled onion flaouvered and smaller. Legendary crisp. 41928 7 41
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