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    Angry Damn Candy Bar

    So, I am totally joanzin for a candy bar tonight for some reason, need a good sugar fix or something. I stop at the local Kwik-Trip to get a tasty treat and BAM! What do I see in front of me a whole assortment of chocolate type candy bars. All look so good and I was thinking maybe I will get two, until I look at the price. A regular candy bar is now .99+tax. WTF? a normal size candy bar is .99...................., what has this world come to. I remember you could get them for .45 or .50, when did this happen?


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    ummmmmm about the time gas went all the way up to like 1.25 a gallon!!

    Where the hell have u been??
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    I'm so freakin' old, I remember when gas went to .50 a gallon and you could get a big-ass candy bar for a dime! Of course, I was working as a cook making $1.05 an hour!
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    I'm so freakin' old, I remember when gas went to .50 a gallon and you could get a big-ass candy bar for a dime! Of course, I was working as a cook making $1.05 an hour!
    I could fill my mini-bike up, get a coke, and get change back on a dollar. My first job was $2.01 an hour as a general flunkie at a Yard and Garden store.
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    Seriously, I have never known candy bars to be this damn expensive

    Okay FYI, I bought a king size Twix. This works out to two regular twix' and it only cost 30 cents more!

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    i love twix
    mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm
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    Oh its ok I remember when gas was much cheaper, and candy bars were much cheaper. I was just being sarcastic over both of the current prices.

    Its late so I understand.
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    ps...
    are ya all just old and cheap?
    hee hee


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    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
    Were hard enough to make
    The sun turn tail and
    Tender enough to attract me
    To his world of illusion

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    Quote Originally Posted by gozling View Post
    ps...
    are ya all just old and cheap?
    hee hee


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    She had to leave Florida, she knew I was coming here!! She just knew she wouldnt be able to keep her hands to herself, or be able to keep from thinking of me all the time now that I would be close.

    So she ran really far away!!! sniff sniff
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg View Post
    She had to leave Florida, she knew I was coming here!! She just knew she wouldnt be able to keep her hands to herself, or be able to keep from thinking of me all the time now that I would be close.

    So she ran really far away!!! sniff sniff
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    We dallied under
    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
    Were hard enough to make
    The sun turn tail and
    Tender enough to attract me
    To his world of illusion

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cidp24 View Post
    Big talk, now that you are all the way across the ocean!
    hee hee.. there is a nice level of security being way out here
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    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
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    The sun turn tail and
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    Quote Originally Posted by gozling View Post
    ps...
    are ya all just old and cheap?
    hee hee


    *ducks out the back*

    Yes. Yes I am, to both!
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    Quote Originally Posted by keith720 View Post
    Yes. Yes I am, to both!
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    We dallied under
    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
    Were hard enough to make
    The sun turn tail and
    Tender enough to attract me
    To his world of illusion

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    Oh my dear you always were such a sweet talker....I look forward to our lunch date coming up.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BigDawg View Post
    Oh my dear you always were such a sweet talker....I look forward to our lunch date coming up.
    were?????

    i guess we are over then huh?


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    We dallied under
    Vine maples and sapling alders
    Searched for lady slippers
    But instead
    Found blackberry riots and
    Desiccated branches

    An old skid road
    Brought ghost ferns and
    Hollows filled with
    Skunk cabbage
    While waves wrapped
    Intricate lacings of weeds
    'Round mule spinners

    His cyanotic eyes
    Were hard enough to make
    The sun turn tail and
    Tender enough to attract me
    To his world of illusion

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    Quote Originally Posted by gozling View Post
    were?????

    i guess we are over then huh?


    lunch date my ars

    Better be hungry for that one!
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    [quote=gozling;334485]ps...
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    yes, yes and you left out easy!

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    Two candy bars that I'm just absolutely inlove with are Fast break and The new Reese's Whipped bar. Oh my god those two are sooooo good, they are so worth the money and fat percentage. I hope my trainer doesn't research this and find out my dirty secret. Every time he finds out I ate junk food he makes me run 2 miles with a 100lbs vest. Even though i do it on most of my runs anyway..lol
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    Okay, now I feel the compelling urge to really become eclectic. When I was a youngster we could get Milky Ways, Hershey's, Snickers, Three Musketeers, and others for a small pittance. How does .05 cents grab ya? When I turned ten, the price went up to a dime.

    Chocolate was such a premium during WWII that it was fairly expensive. We lived in San Diego and high school mates of my mother would stop by when they were in the city on leave - Navy and Marines - and they would bring their Hershey bars out of their rations boxes. Oh, what a treat those bars were.

    BTW, they did not have "Twix" in those days.
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