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July 14th, 2002

Name That Candy Bar!

If you’re up for a brain teaser this Sunday, albeit one that doesn’t require knowledge of physics or calculus, try out Name That Candy Bar! It’s a swell test of your candy knowledge – and comes from the Science Museum of Minnesota.

Every day, I keep finding more reasons to live in Minnesota.

In addition, I would like to note the Candy Bar Wrapper Archive. It includes scans of many candy bar wrappers (surprisingly), along with nutritional information. While the site hasn’t been updated in some time, it’s still all intact – and even includes a “Candy Bars NOW!” icon for us old-school web users. The site has been around since at least 1995 – making it older than the Daily Ping, which is an accomplishment.

Posted in Food and Beverage

FROM: Robert [E-Mail]
DATE: Sunday July 14, 2002 -- 6:05:34 pm
Ya know, I haven't been able to find a Whatchamacallit (however they spelled that) in a long while. Does anyone know if they're still manufacturing those sweet delights?

FROM: Dave Walls
DATE: Sunday July 14, 2002 -- 7:30:08 pm
Indeed, they still make Whatchamacallit's. Not sure where you are, but in Virginia, they are readily available to put a smile on your face and a couple of pounds on your waist. :)

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