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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by alongwalkhome » Mon Aug 25, 2008 19:13

We haven't even broached the lick v. bite Oreo polarizing controversy amongst Americans. That could start a *gasp!*/*hmmmph* battle to end all.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by stolenwine » Mon Aug 25, 2008 22:18

i find the best way to eat an oreo is to keep it intact and dip it in milk. YUM.
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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by squirrelboutique » Mon Aug 25, 2008 22:23

I hate the cream. I scrape it off and pop the whole top or bottom in and let it get stuck to the roof of my mouth where it dissolves.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by alongwalkhome » Mon Aug 25, 2008 22:26

squirrelboutique wrote:I hate the cream. I scrape it off and pop the whole top or bottom in and let it get stuck to the roof of my mouth where it dissolves.
I think I may have to sleep w/one eye open if we share a bed at the HoJos. You're clearly not to be trusted.

I'm a straight-up (yes, boring, perhaps) biter. I like the snap of the whole cookie btwn. my front teeth; all three layers.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by squirrelboutique » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:13

My pronouns are a vague muss up there. I meant I stick the cookie biscuit part in to dissolve, and not the cream.

It all started way back when Oreos were made with lard and the gross cheapo ones we got instead had a not very tasty cream. Cream skippin' was the only option.

I never went back to the other way of eatin' 'em, which was closer to stolenwine's.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by stolenwine » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:15

gross, man! when did they stop making them with lard? my favourite thing about oreos is that the cookie part isn't supersweet and is in fact, slightly bitter. i could take or leave the cream.
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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by Colin » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:16

Lard?! I've heard it all now.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by squirrelboutique » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:18

They were made with lard till 1997 or something.

I think Hydrox were not lardy.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by stolenwine » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:20

ewww! oh god, i totally ate those. i feel all disgusted now.
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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by squirrelboutique » Mon Aug 25, 2008 23:33

At least you weren't a creamfirster.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by alongwalkhome » Tue Aug 26, 2008 00:50

squirrelboutique wrote:At least you weren't a creamfirster.
There are so many lickers and I'm expecting one to surface here any minute now. I witness creamfirsters all the time. Creamfirsting makes me want to gag for real.

Oreos: the double(stuffed) entendre of the cookie world.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by lynsosaurus » Tue Aug 26, 2008 13:55

alongwalkhome wrote: There are so many lickers and I'm expecting one to surface here any minute now. I witness creamfirsters all the time. Creamfirsting makes me want to gag for real.
jesus, man, i let you stay in my HOUSE and everything.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by alongwalkhome » Tue Aug 26, 2008 14:10

lynsosaurus wrote:
alongwalkhome wrote: There are so many lickers and I'm expecting one to surface here any minute now. I witness creamfirsters all the time. Creamfirsting makes me want to gag for real.
jesus, man, i let you stay in my HOUSE and everything.
But I'M not a creamfirster! I'm not even a wheatabixnibbler. (<--awww)

I swear I'm not disgusted by it and I totally see it's appeal on a visceral lever, but I can't bear to dunk. I can't stand milk shrapnel.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by Big Nose » Tue Sep 02, 2008 19:11

I just ate 3/4 of a pack of Nice biscuits. They were well nice. Not as nice as Garibaldis, but all we had was Bourbons or Nice. Are they pronounced nice, as is niiiiice, or neece as in Nice the French town?

Fruit shortcakes are well good too.
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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by crystalball » Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:15

Big Nose wrote:I just ate 3/4 of a pack of Nice biscuits. They were well nice. Not as nice as Garibaldis, but all we had was Bourbons or Nice. Are they pronounced nice, as is niiiiice, or neece as in Nice the French town?
I always thought it was niiiiice. Mr crystalball used to be their massivest fan and that's how we used to refer to them (lovingly).

I've just had an Oreo for the first time. God they're sweet.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by Murray » Wed Sep 03, 2008 12:34

Fact - Oreos are just behind Led Zeppelin on the list of Most Over-rated Things Ever.

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by mimpkin » Wed Feb 11, 2009 20:08

Does anyone remember those biscuits that were rectangular with sort of marshmallow and dessicated coconut stuff with jam in between on top? My nan used to get them for us when we were kids and I've been trying to think all day of they were called. Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by Sylvie » Wed Feb 11, 2009 21:52

mimpkin wrote:Does anyone remember those biscuits that were rectangular with sort of marshmallow and dessicated coconut stuff with jam in between on top? My nan used to get them for us when we were kids and I've been trying to think all day of they were called. Does anyone know what I'm talking about?
Yes, yes, yes!! I love them and used to have them all the time when I was little. Sainsbury's used to have them until the mid '90s, then I haven't seen them until recently. Our local shops sell them - they're called mini mallows and made by Bobby's (sounds dodgy, but they taste the same). Try looking in corner shops as I suspect that's the only place you'll find them nowadays. I could eat a whole packet right now!

I couldn't find a picture of those ones, but I did find this. It appears to be an Irish brand that still makes them:

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by islandhopper » Wed Feb 11, 2009 21:54

Oh, those! That's some classic round at the relatives' biscuits right enough!

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Re: take the biscuit (and celebrate it here)

Post by mimpkin » Wed Feb 11, 2009 22:15

Ah!!! Yes indeed. Thats them, yes. Thank you! They still sell them, you say? I'll be keeping my eyes open for them in every corner shop now.

I have to admit though that these days I'd rather have a Lemon Puff. Do they still sell those? A nice lemon puff and a cup of Earl Grey tea. Oooh, lovely!
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