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 JQW » 11 May 2016, 12:51

trans-chigley express wrote:Do Smiths and Golden Wonder still exist? I haven't seen them for decades.


Smiths, Walkers and Tudor were all originally regional brands of the same company. Then Walkers became the main branding, Tudor disappeared completely, and Smiths was kept for just a few lines, such as Salt & Shake.

Golden Wonder went into administration about ten years ago, and the crisp part of the business is now owned by Tayto. One supermarket here stocks their crisps.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Your Friendly Neighbourhood Postman » 11 May 2016, 13:40

The real thing:

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby The Dríver » 11 May 2016, 14:04

Kettle chips
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Polishgirl » 11 May 2016, 14:09

I find kettle chips are a bit too greasy and bitty.

I'm a Lays fan- very easy to get in Poland and they do huge bags of them. I had a particularly delicious bag of tomato flavoured ones.

Otherwise, I rather like Aldi and Lidl's own brands- again, not too greasy.

I do like Worcester sauce flavoured ones( probably Golden Wonder?)

but the best snack thing of all is wheat crunchies.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby John aka Josh » 11 May 2016, 22:37

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Minnie the Minx » 11 May 2016, 22:44

These votes for Seabrook are giving me hope for BCB!
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby WG Kaspar » 11 May 2016, 22:55

I didn't realise people over 15 could be so argumentative about crisps. Or music.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Hugh » 13 May 2016, 23:19

Nikki Gradual wrote:
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.


Walkers must have got the licence back. I bought 2 multipacks of Walkers Marmite crisps this week.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby ever/never » 13 May 2016, 23:29

Lays are shit - the Euro version of Walkers, but worse. Who's voting for them?

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby clive gash » 13 May 2016, 23:30

Shagger Dave?
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby ever/never » 13 May 2016, 23:33

Ho ho

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby clive gash » 13 May 2016, 23:38

Trenchant Buffoon.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Hugh » 13 May 2016, 23:41

clive gash wrote:Trenchant Buffoon.


I like their piss and vinegar flavour best.

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby clive gash » 13 May 2016, 23:46

I like their Sour Grape, served cold 8-)
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby sloopjohnc » 14 May 2016, 01:24

JC wrote:Lays are shit - the Euro version of Walkers, but worse. Who's voting for them?


It's the only one of these brands we have in the US.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Still Baron » 14 May 2016, 01:37

sloopjohnc wrote:
JC wrote:Lays are shit - the Euro version of Walkers, but worse. Who's voting for them?


It's the only one of these brands we have in the US.


It's also the only thing I have a preference about. I'll eat any old shit, but Lays are never exciting. Never.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Flower » 14 May 2016, 01:43

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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby clive gash » 23 Oct 2016, 12:16

Walkers Stax

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More of a square-crisp consistency than a Pringle. Not bad, initially a 7/10, lose a point over the long-term pipe.

McCoys Chips ( :evil:) Chip Shop Salt and Vinegar.

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The motherlode - imagine a heavily-flavoured salt and vinegar Frazzle. Magnificent. 8/10 rising to 9 as your tastebuds are coated.
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby Belle Lettre » 23 Oct 2016, 12:41

Kettle Chips
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Re: Your favourite brand of crisps

Postby ever/never » 23 Oct 2016, 12:50

Not keen on 'Across The Universe' crisps, you two? They sort of sit there limply for five minutes before dissolving with a sort of flowery final flourish.