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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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 19:42

Nikki Gradual wrote: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.
Except they do make Worcester Sauce crisps.


Fuck the Worcester Sauce. What about their Smokey Bacon?
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Hugh » 10 May 2016, 19:44

Fuck both of those. What about the Marmite?

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby jimboo » 10 May 2016, 19:45

Walkers chicken mmmmmm.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby BOLLY BEE » 10 May 2016, 20:17

TESCO own-brand are my favourites now. Pulled pork crisps, I saw today!

Tudor were the crisp of choice when I was a lad. Wonderful brand. Hot dog and mustard! lamb and mint sauce! pickled onion!

I went for Seabrooks and Brannigans here. I hate Walkers and agree with Gradual.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Pansy Puff » 10 May 2016, 20:40

Growing up, salt n vinegar crisps were in blue packets. The evil conglomerate that is Wa*kers ran roughshod over that.
Green salt n vinegar? Blue cheese & onion?

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby pcqgod » 10 May 2016, 21:27

I like BBQ-flavored chips. Brand doesn't matter all that much to me.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Phil T » 10 May 2016, 21:57

Gruntbuggly wrote:Kettle, though I am also fond of Pringles for all their reconstitutedness.


Another here for Kettles, though I also love Seabrooks.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Phil T » 10 May 2016, 21:59

Hugh wrote:Fuck both of those. What about the Marmite?


Someone also does a great Guinness (actually steak in Guinness) flavour one, but I forget who.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Nikki Gradual » 10 May 2016, 22:08

Hugh wrote:Fuck both of those. What about the Marmite?


Marmite used to let Walkers make them and then stopped dealing with Walkers, Unilever instead putting them out under its own Marmite name. What does that tell you about Walkers, hey? Pure evil.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Nikki Gradual » 10 May 2016, 22:11

K wrote:Growing up, salt n vinegar crisps were in blue packets. The evil conglomerate that is Wa*kers ran roughshod over that.
Green salt n vinegar? Blue cheese & onion?

Fuck off.


Too fucking right! They turned the established order on its head for no good reason. Everyone was perfectly happy with blue for salt 'n' vinegar before. It's all wrong, as if Pele had slotted the ball through Bobby Moore's legs after all.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby John aka Josh » 10 May 2016, 22:15

Haven't had any since 1981, Tayto's cheese and onion crisps were the best crisps I'd then eaten.


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Suspect they were coated with substances that I now would avoid. Dr Markus, are these still great crisps?
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby never/ever » 10 May 2016, 22:35

There's only a couple I really like, some I can't find here down under, wish I could...

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 10 May 2016, 22:41

never/ever wrote:There's only a couple I really like, some I can't find here down under, wish I could...

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Fonz » 10 May 2016, 22:58

souphound wrote: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.



I got into those 'Lays Baked Potato' crisps some time ago. Yum. Taste like baked potato.

I like Walkers and Seabrook's too. Nothing wrong with Walker's.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Pansy Puff » 10 May 2016, 23:14

Fonz wrote: Nothing wrong with Walker's...

...an industrial landfill wouldn't fix.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby trans-chigley express » 10 May 2016, 23:45

Although I try all kinds of fancy and expensive brands of "hand cooked" crisps I always come back to Walkers simply because I think they taste better.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby martha » 11 May 2016, 01:03

I will admit that I do prefer homemade. I used to always make my own. I cut them a hair thicker than commercial chips and seasoned them with garlic, rosemary and either Herbes de Provence - or jalapeno salt. They are in fact, healthier and cheaper, and they are very easy to make but we have poor ventilation in our kitchen here so the smoky factor means I don't fry my own very often these days.

My favorite commercial brand is Laura Scudders -- I particularly love Scudder's thick cut ridged potato chips with my homemade spring onion dip. Lays is a runner up and my preference for thin chips or flavored chips these days. When I had teeth that could take them, I liked Tim's Cascade chips. They are thick cut, kettle fried and come in a variety of flavo(u)rs....Dill Pickle, Hawaiian Luau and Jalapeño are my favorites from Tim's offerings.

From British goods shops I've tried... Walkers, Roysters and KP. I thought Walkers WAS Lays, just the UK version so I'm surprised to see Lay's on there. I liked Walkers.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby hippopotamus » 11 May 2016, 01:09

John aka Josh wrote:Haven't had any since 1981, Tayto's cheese and onion crisps were the best crisps I'd then eaten.


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Suspect they were coated with substances that I now would avoid. Dr Markus, are these still great crisps?



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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby hippopotamus » 11 May 2016, 01:10

Me, I would absolutely KILL for South African brand Simba chips.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Dr Markus » 11 May 2016, 01:40

hippopotamus wrote:Me, I would absolutely KILL for South African brand Simba chips.


Not, you don't mean........


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