Red Mill Snack Foods (UK) to Run Second On-Pack Promotion

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  1. Tim Formas

    Tim Formas Old Man Administrator

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    http://www.talkingretail.com/products/7389/New-on-pack-promotion-for-Tran.ehtml

    A contest for the UK'ers, as a promotion for the release of the DVD next month.

     

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    AutoCon2076 Brightest can in toolshed

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    So what exactly is the snack? It looks like gummie-pieces that you can shift around to form a vehicle mode, apparently. More info would be appreciated; thanks.

    ~Z
     
  3. Chris McFeely

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    Not gummies, but crunchy maize snacks. Sort of like... um... goddamit, the American crisp and corn snack industry is so limited... Cheetos would be a good comparison, I guess? But, y'know, not cheesey. The packs are full of little rings, and vaguely humanoid-shaped figures, and you can fits the rings over their limbs, making a little car-type thingie.
     
  4. Tim Formas

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    The information regarding the food is in the article I linked to:

     
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    FatMick Prime Aaaaarrrrgggghhhh!!!!

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    I've never seen or heard of this snack.

    Looks cool though! I'll have to keep a lookout in Asda.
     
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    I tended to always go for Space Raiders - I haven't seen these for a long time.
     
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    Damn it! I want some Transformers gimmick food here. I'd be all over this. It'd give me a reason for playing with my food. :)  I'd be curious about those flavors they offer. Never seen beef or pickled onion offered on a corn snack. Spicy would be the first I'd try since I love spicy food, but I'd be kinda of leery of the flavor. Just what is there definition of spicy flavor over there.? Hmmm :inquisiti  I'm guessing the texture would be something like Bugles or Funyuns or both. Bugle-like texture for the dune buggy body and Funyun-like texture for the wheels. Who knows? Maybe someone who can get there hands on a bag can enlighten us. I wonder how much it'd cost to import a couple of bags. :)  Anybody selling some on Ebay? HA! I wonder if they went as far to put a tech spec on the back of the bag and gave the dunebuggy/bot a name? Cornchipatron? Cheetomus Prime? Ok I'll stop the "corney" names. lol
     
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    aussiehippy Au contraire, Blackadder.

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    This contest has been running for a little while, I picked up some Pickled Onion ones about 3 weeks ago in Chester.

    Mmmmm, they are tasty, but not quite as good as Monster Munch.

    These Transform-A-Snack have been around since G1 days, but the Movie stuff is the first official tie-in to Transformers I have known of.
     
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    tikgnat Baweepgranaweepninnybong. TFW2005 Supporter

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    I used to buy Trnasform-a-snack all the time. I'd religiously take one torso, and find 4 wheels to put on, then eat the whole lot at once.

    I remember being upset if I ran out of any parts for a whole though. Man, I must have been one unhappy kid.
     
  10. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    I've never found the Beef, BBQ or Cheese + Onion flavours.
    But I do love the Pickled Onion flavour, mmm.

    Damnit, I know who's going to get some tomorrow.
     
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    Otispq Elocution Onymous

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    That has to be the coolest snack the US has never seen!
     

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