Archive for June 24th, 2008

Free Stride Gum

June 24th, 2008 by Rosa

Stride Gum is having a promotion and giving away free packs of gum, if you have the patience to answer a bunch of silly questions. I asked for Always Mandarin.

I heard about this promotion from an internet freebie website. Coincidentally enough, in the same week, Stride Gum contacted me to ask that I help promote some new game they’ve got on their website (and said nothing about the free gum). So if you like playing games, there’s a candy themed one for you at Stride’s main website.

You can read my review of Stride Gum’s Forever Fruit flavor here.

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Gummis!

June 24th, 2008 by Rosa

In the U.S., gummi bears and gummi worms are the main gummi go-to treats, though other gummis are available. Here in the U.K., thanks to the popularity and ubiquity of Haribo, there’s a huge assortment of gummi shapes and flavors to choose from. My personal favorites for creativity, if not taste, are gummi hard boiled eggs, which feature a yellow gummi yolk on a white foam gummi albumen (see below).

I still, however, have yet to come across the absinthe gummi or the “lighthouse” gummi (not suitable for small children or safe for work; perfect for immature adolescents).

I’ve so far limited myself to just one bag of gummis since, as far as I can tell, they’re all variations on a theme, but if there’s any particular must-taste variety of Haribo out there, do let me know, and I’ll buy it if I see it.

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