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Spangles

Small tubes of individually wrapped sweets, they were available in various flavours - blackcurrant, strawberry, barley sugar, Old English (whatever were those supposed to taste like?) and a mixed fruit pack which for years contained one in a white wrapper covered in question marks which was the "Mystery flavour". Eventually the question marks were replaced by little cocktail glasses, but I've never yet had a cocktail that tasted like a Spangle. I'm sure they had lemonade and cola too...


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Do You Remember Spangles?

Do You Remember Spangles?

  • Anonymous user
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    Childhood memories - loved Spangles!
  • Anonymous user
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    Yes I think I remember them being square and a little dent in the. Middle and sometimes the middle bit got really dangerous and hacked your mouth to death....... Ok so that's a little bit of an exaggeration... But I still loved them even if they were a bit stabby!
  • Anonymous user
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    I liked the black one.
  • Anonymous user
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    yes -mixed fruit, old English (treacle etc) and acid drops
  • Anonymous user
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    The butter coloured ones and black were best flavours .Now we're going out of eu maybe we can have them back!
  • Anonymous user
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    Mmmmmmm. Acid drop Spangles.
  • Anonymous user
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    I remember you'd get them in a selection box at Christmas. There was one flavour that was awful. Can't remember which one though.
    • Anonymous user
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      Where Spangles the sweet with a round indentation on both sides? (There are cough-meds now with a similar design so the mind may be playing tricks.) Christmas selection boxes provided a LOT of fun in the 70's and 80's. They brought back Curly Wurlys and (for a dentist-friendly short term) Texan Bars! Sadly, nostalgia isn't what is used to be.
  • Anonymous user
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    Cola flavour were great. i was horrified when they stopped making them.
  • Anonymous user
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    I hear they are relaunching these
  • Chaobaby7
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    Loved Spangles, they should bring them back, especially the orange and lemonade ones and they had cola ones as well. They were bought back in the 90s for a bit , shame they didn't continue with them, my favourites.