Your favourite brand of crisps

in reality, all of this has been a total load of old bollocks

Favourite crisp brand

1. Smiths
2
6%
2. Walkers
5
15%
3. Seabrooks
7
21%
4. Lays
7
21%
5. Brannigans
2
6%
6. Burtons
0
No votes
7. Golden Wonder
2
6%
8. Roysters
1
3%
9. O'Malleys
0
No votes
10. Tyrell's
5
15%
11. Taytos
1
3%
12. KP
2
6%
 
Total votes: 34

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Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 17:21

Who's yer favourite fryer?
Stick to crisps with this vote. Maize snacks and cheese balls are another poll entirely.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Conrad Knight Socks » 10 May 2016, 17:40

Kettle, though I am also fond of Pringles for all their reconstitutedness.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby jimboo » 10 May 2016, 17:42

Kettle rock , Tyrells are pretty funky too. Walkers remind me of school.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 17:43

Hmmm. I should have added Kettles. They're great.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 17:43

Seabrooks is the right answer though.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Jimbo » 10 May 2016, 17:43

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby jimboo » 10 May 2016, 17:57

Minnie the Minx wrote:Hmmm. I should have added Kettles. They're great.


Yes you should have young lady.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby sloopjohnc » 10 May 2016, 18:01

Based on the ready-to-eat thread of the last week and a half, I'm waiting for people to post that it's much cheaper and healthier to make their own crips at home.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Rayge » 10 May 2016, 18:22

sloopjohnc wrote:Based on the ready-to-eat thread of the last week and a half, I'm waiting for people to post that it's much cheaper and healthier to make their own crips at home.

Don't know about cheaper or healthier, but tastier certainly. I used to make batches regularly when I had a deep-fat fryer handy. Hand-cut, too.

I was never a big fan of the crisp after I got into double figures: when I was a wee boy, there was only one brand I was aware of, Smiths, which came with a twist of salt but were otherwise basic fried spud.
Of those listed, the only one I can ever remember eating with pleasure in the last decade or so are Tyrrells (with salt and/or pepper), so I voted for them.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby sloopjohnc » 10 May 2016, 18:27

My favorite - not on list. Basically reshaped corn chips with honey bbq flavor.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 18:30

sloopjohnc wrote:My favorite - not on list. Basically reshaped corn chips with honey bbq flavor.

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Minnie the Minx wrote:Who's yer favourite fryer?
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Postby jimboo » 10 May 2016, 18:37

I know Min , some people.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 10 May 2016, 18:39

I have no idea what this thread is about and I refuse to get sucked in to a trap.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Snarfyguy » 10 May 2016, 18:43

Minnie the Minx wrote:Hmmm. I should have added Kettles. They're great.

The pickle variety is excellent.
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jimboo wrote:I know Min , some people.


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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby sloopjohnc » 10 May 2016, 19:02

Minnie the Minx wrote:
sloopjohnc wrote:My favorite - not on list. Basically reshaped corn chips with honey bbq flavor.

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Minnie the Minx wrote:Who's yer favourite fryer?
Stick to crisps with this vote. Maize snacks and cheese balls are another poll entirely.


I take exception to the hoity toity description of "corn" as "maize."
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Postby sloopjohnc » 10 May 2016, 19:17

For the sake of not derailing the thread.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby souphound » 10 May 2016, 19:20

I voted Lays because they're the only ones from this list that we actually have over here. I think I had Walkers over there 23 years ago. Not bad. When we had a Marx & Sparx here in town, I would sometimes get their roasted chicken flavored ones.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Pansy Puff » 10 May 2016, 19:30

Jeez, who voted for Walkers?
Fucking awful.

I vote KPs (love Discos)
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Nikki Gradual » 10 May 2016, 19:40

There is so much to dislike about Walkers. Unfunny adverts featuring that repugnant human being Gary Lineker, the way they seemed to appear out of nowhere when taken over in the 1980s and then pretty much killed off the then staple of Golden Wonder before swallowing Smiths whole (I think), the whole way they traded off creating that cottage industry underdog perception while really having been turned into a voracious commercial velociraptor (like Warburtons bread or Greene King) by their new Pepsico masters. And they are going to be un-fucking bearable about the Premiership. I am happy for everyone with Leicester connections about the football... except Walkers and Gary Lineker.
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