logo

Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Newest Members
Camaur Crampton Family La, David Faulkner, shravani, pinoyako, Audrie
58364 Registered Users
Forum Statistics
Forums417
Topics119,386
Posts847,341
Members58,364
Most Online449
Mar 28th, 2018
Top Posters(30 Days)
Angie 19
Sponsor
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 1 of 2 1 2
#793041 - 11/16/12 10:29 PM No More Twinkies Ever  
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Hostess is going out of business! No more Twinkies! Is this a good thing for low carbers, or the loss of a special treat? Will you miss any Hostess products? I loved the cupcakes.


Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum
#793044 - 11/16/12 11:00 PM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 6,900
Mona - Astronomy Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Tiger

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 6,900
United Kingdom
I never liked the Twinkies, even as a child, but I loved the chocolate cupcakes and really went for the strawberry ones too. (I'm sure I'd think they were revolting now.)


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
#793049 - 11/16/12 11:57 PM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,229
Les Ex-BellaOnline Ed. Offline
Chipmunk
Les Ex-BellaOnline Ed.  Offline
Chipmunk

Joined: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,229
Michoacan, Mexico
Twinkies and other of Hostess' most popular items may not be gone forever. After the company goes out of business, it is anticipated that Hostess will attempt to sell its assets to the highest bidder(s). That could mean new life (if not sustenance) for some of its most popular products, which could be purchased at auction and added to the product lines of other companies.


Les Shulman Ex-Mex/AthAg/Birds Ed.


#793051 - 11/17/12 12:06 AM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Burt B. Offline
Chipmunk
Burt B.  Offline
Chipmunk

Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Snowballs -- machines are cheaper than people -- that tide seems to have no end in site.


two cat you na versity
#793052 - 11/17/12 12:23 AM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Les -

I'd already noticed the flavors changing over the years, as Hostess altered their recipe. So my worry would be if someone else took them over that they'd tweak them even more, to work with their existing equipment or supplies or such. I have a sense it'll just never be the same as when I was young.


Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum
#793053 - 11/17/12 12:25 AM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Highest Posting Power Known to Humanity

Joined: Jan 2004
Posts: 22,605
Burt -

I don't think I ever tried a snowball, or if I did, I don't remember about it. I did love the yodels, and Drakes is going away too.

In a way I think it's good if we automate mindless processes and train people to be in jobs that they can use their minds in. The challenge is in that transition period. But for example I'm thrilled humans don't have to sit in tiny toll booths for long hours on end, simply handing out tickets any more.


Lisa Shea, Low Carb / Video Games Editor
Low Carb Forum
#793054 - 11/17/12 12:35 AM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Burt B. Offline
Chipmunk
Burt B.  Offline
Chipmunk

Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Hi Lisa -

I Thank You for your positive outlook.

I could use more - diagnosed with bi-polar @ 16yrs. under control with meds @ 51.

The agrarian revolution is long past as is the industrial and technological -- what do we have to look forward to ?

Yes, repetitive tasks are best automated -- I try to reach out in thought and spiritually evolve yet I have a lot of sorrow.

Hmmm... how do I migrate this to philosophy and / or... don't know < blush >

Last edited by Burt B.; 11/17/12 01:20 AM.

two cat you na versity
#793125 - 11/17/12 02:50 PM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames]  
Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,367
Yvonnie-Inspired Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Yvonnie-Inspired  Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Chipmunk

Joined: Feb 2011
Posts: 1,367
Illinois, US
Hey Lisa-

Last summer I tasted fried Twinkies for the first time. Mega-yum! So, I might be thrilled that they are out of business. Who needs those extra hips anyway? LOL!


Yvonnie DuBose
Inspiration
#793138 - 11/17/12 05:42 PM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Yvonnie-Inspired]  
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Burt B. Offline
Chipmunk
Burt B.  Offline
Chipmunk

Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855


two cat you na versity
#793151 - 11/17/12 11:21 PM Re: No More Twinkies Ever [Re: Burt B.]  
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855
Burt B. Offline
Chipmunk
Burt B.  Offline
Chipmunk

Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 1,855


two cat you na versity
Page 1 of 2 1 2

Moderated by  Lisa LowCarb / VideoGames 

Brand New Posts
What are you looking forward to today?
by Nancy Roussy. Self Development
04/26/18 04:49 PM
Where are you and how is the weather?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/26/18 04:46 PM
What will you do today?
by Nancy Roussy. Inspiration
04/26/18 04:44 PM
What's your Typical Daily Menu?
by Nancy Roussy. Low Carb
04/26/18 04:35 PM
Did you dream last night?
by Nancy Roussy. Dreams
04/26/18 04:32 PM
April is Global Astronomy Month
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/26/18 04:19 PM
Astronomy and Music
by Mona - Astronomy. Astronomy
04/26/18 04:16 PM
Personal Goals
by mary-tea1. Tea
04/26/18 11:41 AM
which type of marketing good online or offline?
by DavidGinchansky. Business Coach
04/26/18 08:25 AM
I can't start a business because...
by DavidGinchansky. Business Coach
04/26/18 06:59 AM
Register to Post!
Want to post? For security reasons you need to Register as a Forum Member. It's quick, easy and free!
Forum Activities
Book Clubs
Trivia Contests
Who's Online Now
1 registered members (Nancy Roussy), 175 guests, and 3 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2018 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 1.100s Queries: 15 (0.028s) Memory: 2.0577 MB (Peak: 2.1814 MB) Zlib disabled. Server Time: 2018-04-26 17:24:50 UTC