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To say that actually, size DOES matter?

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2kids2dogsnosense Wed 09-Nov-16 09:11:52

Mr 2kids gave me a rare treat yesterday.

A multi-pack of Curly-Wurlies.

They are TINY!!!!!

It's been a while since I have enjoyed this rare delicacy, and I was enormously excited . . . I ripped the outer wrapper open* and was immediately brought down to earth by the size of the inner wrappers. I was trembling when I opened this even tinier inner sanctum . . . to reveal . . . disappointment in a bar.

I mean - what the heck? The curly-wurley I remember was a foot long extravaganza of chocolate-covered toffee glory. This was like a worm you find dried up on the pavement.

What with this, and now America has put itself into the toilet and pulled the chain, I can't see the Horsemen of the Apocalypse being far behind. In fact, they're probably at the Drango Service Station at this very moment shaking their heads sadly in disbelief at the Mars Bars.

*Yes - with my teeth! You know me by now. What did you expect?

wherearemymarbles Wed 09-Nov-16 09:16:26

Oh the horror! You must able able to sue for EA!!! smile

MilkTwoSugarsThanks Wed 09-Nov-16 09:18:21

You think that's bad? Have you seen the new Toblerones?


Mozfan1 Wed 09-Nov-16 09:19:02

That is fucked up

log it with 101
Cancel the cheque
Are your kids on glue

2kids2dogsnosense Wed 09-Nov-16 09:20:13

I haven't*Milk*.

I will seek them out in the shops so that I can gasp in horror.

I think this is The End Of Civilisation As We Know It. sad

LetsAllEatCakes Wed 09-Nov-16 09:20:22

You'll have to eat more to compensate grin. I found the same with Mars bars. Either a half the size or you have to buy a two pack.

I do want a curly right now though damn it!

2kids2dogsnosense Wed 09-Nov-16 09:28:38

Curly-Wurlies foreman tantalisingly delicious...

RebeccaWithTheGoodHair Wed 09-Nov-16 10:27:23

Strange though as crisp packets are now enormous in size.

I think Bountys are the same as they've ever been - and much nicer than a Curly Wurly!

Ineedmorelemonpledge Wed 09-Nov-16 10:34:44

They used to be the height of a small child, for about 10p didn't they?

Are we getting freakishly taller? sad

iklboo Wed 09-Nov-16 10:35:43

Crisp packets are enormous in size - but they're only about 1/3 full of crisps. The ready is empty space. sad

FadedRed Wed 09-Nov-16 10:38:54

Sorry to bring this up, but haven't they changed the name of Mars Bars?
Delight Or some such nonsence?

ageingrunner Wed 09-Nov-16 10:40:43

Changed the name of mars bars?? shock

CigarsofthePharoahs Wed 09-Nov-16 10:57:20

They've taken our crème eggs and ruined them.
They've taken our toblerone and ruined it.
Are curly wurlies the next on the chopping block?
They'd better leave Mars alone!
We'll be left with nothing but the vomit taste of Hersheys kisses.

Polska03 Wed 09-Nov-16 11:02:48

Mars Delight was something they brought out a few years back and its now discontinued. PANIC OVER!!! grin

LucyFuckingPevensie Wed 09-Nov-16 11:04:12

You need to leave at once and have a spa day to recover. He is a man so at first he won't understand what an arse he is, but the spa day will teach him.
Curly whirly Shirley's didn't used to be individually wrapped, they used to be roaming free in a big bag, sometimes they would get stuck together in a gooey clump of loveliness. <<head tilt, far off gaze, little bit of dribble>>

Polska03 Wed 09-Nov-16 11:04:53

Also I've just googled the new Toblerone shape and I'm now traumatised. WHYY??! angry sad

Hellochicken Wed 09-Nov-16 11:06:20

I thought I had grown, it is like being in some kind of Alice in Wonderland bad dream.
I have only seen the new toblerones on the news. Very sad.

LucyFuckingPevensie Wed 09-Nov-16 11:06:34

Hang on....wait...what's happened to toblerone ?

ItsJustNotRight Wed 09-Nov-16 11:08:17

I can't take anymore disappointment in one day, I'm off to Johan Lewis to browse their Christmas dept, in need of cake and Santa.

FadedRed Wed 09-Nov-16 11:08:27

Ok. Panic over. I noticed that the Mars Bars in my local petrol station had been rebranded. Believe not Delight. So I've just done online search and it would appear it was a temporary change for the Olympics and Team GB.
Sorry blush

LucyFuckingPevensie Wed 09-Nov-16 11:10:24


cocoabuttersosoft Wed 09-Nov-16 11:15:36

YABU - I quite like the smaller choccy bars. It uses up less calories of the daily allowance.... you can always eat two

The price remaining the same for the new bars is crap though! As is keeping the same size wrapper but putting less chocolate/whatever in.

And the new toblerone shape is just wrong.

Oh, and anyone who says "chocklit" is also wrong.

There - have I complained enough to balance out the YABU? grin

Polska03 Wed 09-Nov-16 11:16:54

FadedRed grin

ExitPursuedBySpartacus Wed 09-Nov-16 11:18:33

OMFG - look at that toblerone!!!!!

viques Wed 09-Nov-16 11:21:31

I blame Trump.

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