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roejimmy Jun 23, 2009 05:13 PM

I read with interest a post about these the other day - and cannot find them anywhere - any 'hounds see these in Greater Boston/Metrowest?

  1. failingwannabevegan Jul 11, 2009 06:50 PM

    I bought a bag of the coconut at the Target in Watertown today, if anyone is still looking for these.

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      BlueTrain84 Jul 13, 2009 07:01 PM

      Were they with the checkout candy or in the actual candy aisle? I have looked at an embarrassing number of places for these...

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        failingwannabevegan Jul 14, 2009 08:36 AM

        I *think* they were in the candy aisle. But now I am second guessing myself and wondering if they were on a register end cap! I'm pretty sure they were in the candy aisle though, on the very end of a shelf, so you could see them without really going in the aisle. (They were really yummy! My coworkers polished them off in no time.)

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          BlueTrain84 Jul 15, 2009 05:49 AM

          Thanks for the heads up!

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      catsmeow Jul 11, 2009 05:15 PM

      Today, I got the PB and Strawberry at Walmart in Quincy at The Falls. They had large bags in the bagged candy aisle and individual bags at each register. I didn't see the Coconut ones anywhere there.

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        KitchenAid Jul 11, 2009 03:47 PM

        I saw the coconut ones at the Roche Bros in Westwood today.

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          joebloe Jul 12, 2009 05:24 PM

          Thank you. They got probably a hundred bags when I drop by today.

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          catsmeow Jul 10, 2009 05:56 PM

          I just got a few bags of the Coconut ones at the Rite Aid behind Fenway Pk on Boylston St. They didn't have the PB+J ones. I asked, and they weren't even aware they made them. The coconut ones were on a special display at the end of an aisle on the right after you walk through the front door.

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            joebloe Jul 10, 2009 06:48 PM

            I found Strawberry PB at CVS across Walmart in Stoughton. No sign Coconut yet.

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              Gabatta Jul 10, 2009 08:24 PM

              CVS in Chestnut Hill had the strawberry pb ones as well last week. They are good.

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            kt1969 Jul 6, 2009 05:41 AM

            I found the coconut ones at Sudbury Farms in Needham yesterday. Had to check them out. A little disappointed that the coconut comes from artificial flavoring...how hard would it be to put real coconut in there? But they are still pretty tasty, and a fun thing to try. No desire at all to eat the pb&j ones, though...they sound yucky to me! :)

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              Blumie Jul 10, 2009 05:22 PM

              I like the strawberry peanut butter ones much better than the coconut. The coconut flavor is too subtle.

            2. wamcadoo Jul 5, 2009 08:07 PM

              MC Slim JB?

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                Boston Penguin Jul 5, 2009 11:26 AM

                I found some in Somerville at Rite Aid about 10 days ago. They were mighty tasty. Haven't been back since to see if they still have them.

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                  joebloe Jul 5, 2009 02:34 PM

                  I went looking thi weekend at the M&M in Times Square NYC and couldn't find it !:(

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                    Blumie Jul 10, 2009 05:21 PM

                    Did you ask? My girlfriend found both the strawberry and the coconut at the Times Square M&M store last week.

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                      joebloe Jul 10, 2009 06:49 PM

                      I did not ask but I will when I am there in 2 wks.

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                  makonna Jul 5, 2009 07:32 AM

                  Found them at the Roche Bros in Arlingtons. On sale for $5/2 this week along with Pepsi for $10/4. :)

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                    tallullah Jul 5, 2009 05:14 PM

                    In Arlington? I've never seen one in Arlington. Where is it located?

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                      makonna Jul 5, 2009 09:14 PM

                      Sorry. Brain freeze. Burlington.

                  2. SaraASR Jun 24, 2009 08:19 PM

                    I FOUND THE STRAWBERRY PEANUT BUTTER ONES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                    South Station, store in the middle selling tons of candy.

                    I bought them out! Every single pouch! I haven't tried them yet but I'm banking on that fact that I'll love them! Hahahahahaha.

                    No sign of the coconut ones :(

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                      Blumie Jun 25, 2009 07:32 AM

                      I'm on a train to South Station right now. Boy am I gonna be pissed if they haven't restocked them by the time I get there!

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                      csammy Jun 24, 2009 08:14 PM

                      The seven-eleven on the corner or Stuart and Tremont had them earlier today.

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                        sourcandy Jun 24, 2009 05:24 PM

                        Saw them at the Walgreen's in Coolidge. I can't think of anything i'd rather eat less.

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                          RandyL Jun 24, 2009 05:37 PM

                          I tried them thinking they would offer some sort of a "peanut butter and jelly thing" in my mouth. Not even close. They are gross.

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                            marilu Jun 24, 2009 06:38 PM

                            Dollar Store on Squire Rd., Revere had them last night.

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                          uwebres Jun 24, 2009 01:50 PM

                          The 7-11 across from North Sation has them at the register. Coconut is subtle. Pretty good stuff.

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                            NahantNative Jun 24, 2009 04:42 PM

                            Do they have the Strawberry PB at the 7-11 at N Station?

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                            Blumie Jun 24, 2009 11:35 AM

                            My NY office is across the street from the M&M store in NYC, and I have successfully avoided going in there so far. Maybe I need to pop in there and see if they have coconut M&M!

                            1. SaraASR Jun 24, 2009 11:09 AM

                              Went to Walgreens in Central Square today. They HAD the strawberry peanut butter ones but sold out... no sign of the coconut ones :( My search continues!

                              1. Infomaniac Jun 24, 2009 05:08 AM

                                If you have a Market Basket near you they had them this past weekend,

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                                  Makoto108 Jun 23, 2009 08:09 PM

                                  Rite Aid in Quincy as of this past Sunday!

                                  1. SaraASR Jun 23, 2009 07:01 PM

                                    UM.... how about the Strawberry Peanut Butter M&Ms??!?!?! I've been looking everywhere!

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                                      Luther Jun 24, 2009 04:03 AM

                                      I saw them in Cambridge about three weeks ago... I think it was either at Walgreen's or Shaw's.

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                                        SaraASR Jun 24, 2009 05:42 AM

                                        Walgreens normally has a obscene candy selection. Going today and will report back!

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                                        galleygirl Jun 24, 2009 05:25 PM

                                        Why, oh why???????

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                                        bookgirl Jun 23, 2009 06:43 PM

                                        Stop & Shop in Quincy as of a week ago!

                                        1. ScubaSteve Jun 23, 2009 06:34 PM

                                          oh, my, Dog!
                                          i would Love some!

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