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Hostess treats are sold out already and I will never have another snowball?

I haz a sad:(

How far you go in life depends on your being: tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of both the weak and strong.  Because someday in life you would have been one or all of these.  GeorgeWashingtonCarver


by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:07 PM
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emeraldangel2.0
by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:18 PM
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i dont know why people are going to extremes. someone's going to buy the company and they will make them again

CountryMomma123
by Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:20 PM

I bought the last ten boxes from Walmart last night as well as seven of walmarts brand of Twinkies as my 3 year old twins can't go one morning with out having one for breakfast. LOL

trippyhippy
by Gold Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:35 PM

I'm going to have to deal with an autistic son who is a very picky eater and the only sweet snacks he will eat are from hostess.  He is going to freak out when I can't get his donuts and cupcakes.

sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:38 PM
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Wrong

They were already going out of business this just made it quicker

They haven't been a sustainable company since 2002

Yes they higher ups all took significant raises in the last two years


Quoting GOBryan:

I'm perfectly fine with that. I don't even think I liked twinkies when I was a kid. Nope, nope.. I didn't. 

So.. They are going out of business because of a strike since they didn't want to take a pay cut.. How's unemployment any better? 

This is what'll happen. They will dismantle the company. Lay off the union workers. Rename the company, rehire, non-union workers and call Twinkies .. winkies. 

New start for everyone. 

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sweet-a-kins
by Emerald Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:39 PM
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Entamins is better

Quoting trippyhippy:

I'm going to have to deal with an autistic son who is a very picky eater and the only sweet snacks he will eat are from hostess.  He is going to freak out when I can't get his donuts and cupcakes.

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Sisteract
by Whoopie on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:41 PM

Yep- and pay those off at the top- you forgot a step.

We'll all be making foreign salaries before long.

Hope the banks are willing to adjust those mortgage payments or have an idea of what they'll do with all the houses that they will be owning.


Quoting GOBryan:

I'm perfectly fine with that. I don't even think I liked twinkies when I was a kid. Nope, nope.. I didn't. 

So.. They are going out of business because of a strike since they didn't want to take a pay cut.. How's unemployment any better? 

This is what'll happen. They will dismantle the company. Lay off the union workers. Rename the company, rehire, non-union workers and call Twinkies .. winkies. 

New start for everyone. 


Kaylawv2
by Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:41 PM
It's sad that so many people are losing there jobs, but I can't say ill miss any of their products since we don't buy them anyway.
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Claire-Huxtable
by on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:44 PM
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Not for an austic child with a very specific taste.


Quoting sweet-a-kins:

Entamins is better



Quoting trippyhippy:

I'm going to have to deal with an autistic son who is a very picky eater and the only sweet snacks he will eat are from hostess.  He is going to freak out when I can't get his donuts and cupcakes.


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GOBryan
by Silver Member on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:53 PM

What the banks need to do is modify those who qualify and put the homes on the market that have already been foreclosed on and sell them asap rather than letting them sit and rot. 

The one thing lenders are doing now is letting the families that lost the home at auction or going to, the opportunity to rent them so they don't have to move. 

Quoting Sisteract:

Yep- and pay those off at the top- you forgot a step.

We'll all be making foreign salaries before long.

Hope the banks are willing to adjust those mortgage payments or have an idea of what they'll do with all the houses that they will be owning.


Quoting GOBryan:

I'm perfectly fine with that. I don't even think I liked twinkies when I was a kid. Nope, nope.. I didn't. 

So.. They are going out of business because of a strike since they didn't want to take a pay cut.. How's unemployment any better? 

This is what'll happen. They will dismantle the company. Lay off the union workers. Rename the company, rehire, non-union workers and call Twinkies .. winkies. 

New start for everyone. 



krysstizzle
by DeepThought on Nov. 17, 2012 at 1:57 PM

To make everyone feel better about twinkies and other "goodies" falling by the wayside, just think of this ;)

The Twinkie: Ingredients Revealed

Five ingredients come from rocks.

This got my attention. However, it only got worse when I discovered that the ingredients come from phosphate mines in Idaho, gypsum mines in Oklahoma, and oil fields in China. Okay, so now I was wondering if I was watching a real news story—come to find out, I was.

The Twinkie, which was created during the Depression, contains thirty-nine ingredients. One of those ingredients is a preservative, sorbic acid. Sorbic acid is an ingredient I see on many packages, and I have never thought twice about it. But author Steve Ettlinger did. He found that sorbic acid is actually derived from natural gas.

If that isn’t shocking enough, he goes on to talk about other ingredients like cellulose gum, Polysorbate 60, and calcium sulfate. Apparently, these ingredients are also used in sheet rock, shampoo, and rocket fuel. No wonder Twinkies make kids run around like crazy and have even been used as a defense for murder!

Mr Ettlinger also found that the vitamins, artificial colors, and flavorings in Twinkies come from petroleum.

I started to wonder how this tasty treat made from gas and rocks can be so light and airy. In comes Mr. Ettlinger again. Apparently, it’s limestone that makes Twinkies light. And that tasty cream center—it’s got to be milk, right? No. It’s made of shortening; there is absolutely no cream in the cream.

I have to say I was curious to know what Hostess, the makers of the Twinkie, thought about Mr. Ettlinger’s claims. Well, here’s the quote that ran in my newscast:

Deconstructing the Twinkie is like trying to deconstruct the universe. We think the millions of people … would agree that Twinkies just taste great.—David Leavitt, Vice President Snack Marketing at Hostess.

The news story was inspired by Steve Ettlinger’s new book, Twinkie Deconstructed. Ettlinger uses the Twinkie to demonstrate where our processed food ingredients come from. Since the Twinkie is the product leader—yes, it’s a product and apparently, barely a food—it served as the perfect tool to show consumers what goes into our food.

Another newsworthy note—since so many of the ingredients come from overseas, there are hardly any regulations placed on them. We are all familiar with the recent paint issues from China. As for the Twinkie, many of the vitamins listed on its label come from China and are not regulated. There were a few other ingredients Ettlinger sourced, but he was unable to communicate with the agricultural or chemical manufacturer of those ingredients. They simply do not need to make themselves available.

To read more about the Twinkie and Steve Ettlinger, you can buy his book or see his Web site.

One last word for all of us who fried a Twinkie at some point in our lives … I guess we didn’t make it any less healthy.



Via http://www.divinecaroline.com/22106/35281-twinkie-ingredients-revealed#ixzz2CVY6HZXZ
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