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Nov 16, 2012 06:52 AM

Anyone Hoarding Twinkies?

With news that Hostess will be shutting down, I'm sure we will soon be hearing stories of supermarket runs on Twinkies and other products.

Anyone joining the fun?

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  1. Not the Twinkies but the Wonder Bread. I only ate that as a kid. Now I just buy it for Thanksgiving when I make my Albanian stuffing. Always use Wonder Bread. I'm getting a loaf today and putting it in the freezer so I'll have it next week!

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      1. I've already made contingency plans.

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        1. re: ipsedixit

          Those are better than Twinkies anyway..,I always hated the gritty cream they used in Twinkies. The Drakes version was infinitely better (they were called "Zoinks"). When interstate bought the Drakes brands, they killed it of course.

          And for the Twinkie lovers: Interstate will be selling all of the brands and the formulas, so it's a fairly safe bet that many of those products will be back on the store shelves by spring.

        2. I'm not (haven't eaten one in probably over a decade), but I might buy a box or two in case they someday become collector's items. And they'll be scarce when the zombie apocalypse happens (see the movie Zombieland if you don't get that reference.)

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          1. re: 4X4

            I bet if you bought a box and kept it on your shelf for a decade it would still look the same, be soft and spongy and no mold. Ahh, preservatives...

          2. Oh yes! The proud owner of Twinkies, Devil Dogs, Snow Balls and Hostess cupcakes. All purchased today. I didn't realize they make Twinkies with chocolate filling. Picked up a pack of those too LOL.

            I'm devastated about the Wonder Bread. My Nana's stuffing will never be the same...

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            1. re: jbsiegel

              Oh yeah, I forgot that Hostess made Drakes Cakes too. Oh my, no more Funny Bones!?

              1. re: Jpan99

                Nope... I bought some of those too!

              2. re: jbsiegel

                Twinkies with chocolate filling? Is nothing sacred?

                1. re: gothamette

                  Don't worry....I'm sure it's only chocolate-colored!