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Where on earth can I find Bubblicious Chewing gum? My 6 YO is interested in blowing bubbles. Not at HEB or any of the convenience stores that I've tried. Does it still exist? Not any of the other gums work.

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    1. re: scarsdalesurprise

      That's my backup plan - wanted to take her to a real store and buy it personally. We went to HEB, Walgreen's, and three other stores on Sunday trying to find it.

    2. Google "nostalgia candy shop" for Austin, TX - if you have a shop in town that sells old-time candies, it's a fair bet they'll have the bubblegum you're looking for.

      PS: also Google "how to get bubble gum out of hair" :)

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      1. re: mcsheridan

        Unfortunately, I know the answer to that - peanut butter

        1. re: mcsheridan

          Funny - she did get gum in her hair on Sunday. We had to remove it before Mom found out!

          1. re: rudeboy

            It's inevitable; 6-year olds + bubblegum = gum in places difficult to deal with.

        2. I've found old-fashioned stuff like that at Cracker Barrel.

          1. Big Top Candy Shop on Congress carries Big League Chew, Bubble Yum and Hubba Bubba. And probably Double Bubble (not quite as bubbleable as the others).

            http://bigtopcandyshop.tumblr.com/pos...

            -sw

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            1. re: sqwertz

              Okay - sounds like a trip to Barton Springs and this shop is in order, Thanks sqwertz.