What discontinued food, snack, or drink do you miss the most?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous' started by sonak, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. cardinal biggles

    cardinal biggles PANDA MAN Premium Member

    Sep 7, 2001
    This has irritated me to no end, especially because the reason they were taken out of their food — the 2006 E. coli outbreak — proved to be false (the CDC and FDA traced it to tainted lettuce).
  2. Kira's Mom

    Kira's Mom Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 26, 2001
    Kira's Mom is in Virginia
    I don't miss Jolt Cola. The worst migraine I had during my teen years was triggered by drinking that stuff right before a band competition. I had to leave after my band finished, and ended up in the emergency room! My band director thought I was having a stroke. :eek:
  3. T'Bonz

    T'Bonz Romulan Curmudgeon Administrator

    Apr 1, 2000
    Across the Neutral Zone
    You can still buy Quisp.
  4. propita

    propita Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Mar 9, 2001
    fresno, ca, us

    That stuff tasted like tootsie rolls gone bad. At least to me.
  5. comsol

    comsol Captain Premium Member

    Mar 9, 2002
    They also had wonderful toffees as well in various flavors.:sigh:
  6. Enterprise is Great

    Enterprise is Great Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Oct 24, 2004
    Where are you? I'm in Los Angeles and I see Taco Doritos at the grocery store all the time.

    I miss Hostess lemon and apple pies, chocolate and vanilla zingers, cupcakes and Ding Dongs.

    I can't stand regular hot dogs but I used to eat Oscar Meyer Smokies. I've been devastated since they discontinued them. Bar S brand has some but they suck ass.

    I miss the Orange shake they used to have at Del Taco.
  7. Melakon

    Melakon Admiral Admiral

    Nov 22, 2012
    Melakon's grave
    Fizzies. In the 1960s, they were a flavored tablet dropped into tap water to make a soft drink. Pretty bland as I remember, and the worst root beer flavor ever. They became carbonated and dissolved in water like Alka-Seltzer. You could put a cherry one on your tongue and it looked like your mouth was bleeding. Fun times.
  8. sojourner

    sojourner Admiral Admiral

    Sep 4, 2008
    Just around the bend.
    Any relation to Pizza Hut's Priazzo? a sort of pizza "pie" in the more literal sense. It had pizza fillings and a top crust. The meatza one was great.

    Quik brand banana flavoring for milk. man I miss that stuff.

    Nehi brand soft drinks. They had all the best fruit flavors - orange and grape being the two I remember best. I understand it's still available of you search hard enough, but they used to be in every convenience store when I was a kid.
  9. Third Nacelle

    Third Nacelle Captain Captain

    Apr 4, 2013
    The Denorios Belt
    It's still around, they just changed the name to Banana Nesquik.
  10. Pegaritaville

    Pegaritaville Vice Admiral Premium Member

    Mar 3, 2002
    On the 'Croix
    I haven't seen it in decades- Quisp was my favorite cereal growing up.

    I miss Pepsi Light (kind of had a lemon flavor). When I heard they were discontinuing it, I went out and bought every 12-pack I could find.

    I also miss Bomino's Turkish Taffy.
  11. Robert Maxwell

    Robert Maxwell memelord Premium Member

    Jun 12, 2001
    My girlfriend and I got a bunch of alcohol-filled chocolate "bottles" a while back. Shaped like actual liquor bottles, made of chocolate, wrapped in foil, with actual alcohol inside. Fucking awesome. We had way too many of those. They sold 'em at the liquor store.
  12. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    The visitor's bullpen
    No, they're different things (Calizzas were like turnovers) but I miss Priazzos too. :drool: :sigh:
  13. Davros

    Davros Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Mar 8, 2001
    Kaled bunker, Skaro
    I have not seen it in stores for years.
  14. wissaboo

    wissaboo Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Nov 12, 2006
    :lol: for some reason that isn't very appealing
  15. Gary Mitchell

    Gary Mitchell Admiral Admiral

    May 16, 2001
    ¯\_(°·O)_/¯ Under your bed ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)
    I'm in Florida. They started selling them again in the retro bags about a year or so ago. Six months ago they disappeared again. I can't find them anywhere.
  16. Kira's Mom

    Kira's Mom Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 26, 2001
    Kira's Mom is in Virginia
    You can get it here.
  17. Pondwater

    Pondwater Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Jan 27, 2011
    The Backwoods

    And at Five Below stores.
  18. sonak

    sonak Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 13, 2007
    in a figment of a mediocre mind's imagination

    I haven't seen them in stores in a long time, either.
  19. Tora Ziyal

    Tora Ziyal Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Feb 27, 2010
    Oh, no, I used to love Three Musketeers! What have they done to them?

    ETA that I got my answer here. Not sure I like the sounds of it.
  20. Amaris

    Amaris Abiding Eos Premium Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    United States
    One of these days, I expect to see an oil drum of DG brand root beer for $3. :lol: