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LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

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WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE CHIP?

1) Lay's
2
17%
2) Jay's
1
8%
3) Uncle Ray's
0
No votes
4) Verner
0
No votes
5) The one on My Three Sons
2
17%
6) None of the above so I'll have to post details below
7
58%
 
Total votes : 12

LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby blunt » Fri Jul 23, 2004 12:38 pm

Frito Lay says "Chicagoans prefer their chips to Jay's."
Jay's sues.
The judge finds that Lay's did shoddy reseach and asks to see the data.
Lay's say oops, the focus group company had a fire just that weekend and those particular documents burned up.
Judeg says, "You lose" and orders Lay's to immediately stop the ads and take down all the billboards.
Lay's asks could they please have a little time to take them down?
Judge says, NO--you can put 'em up, you can take 'em down.

All this right as Jay's is emerging from bankruptcy.
I like Jay's.
I like Uncle Ray's.
I like Lay's.
I don't like Old Dutch.

Do Forons like Lay's better than Jay's?
What is the best damn potato chip in the universe?
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby buckyor » Fri Jul 23, 2004 12:45 pm

blunt wrote:What is the best damn potato chip in the universe?


Poore Brothers, from Phoenix. Best damn chips anywhere.
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Postby Mr. G » Fri Jul 23, 2004 1:35 pm

Best chips by far are Grandma Utz- Kettle cooked and delicious-even Kadushin would like them.
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Postby skrattypants » Fri Jul 23, 2004 2:14 pm

greasy jack and ollie's sea salted chips from england or sterzing's from that culinary sinkhole that is burlington iowa.
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby evansvillehousewife » Fri Jul 23, 2004 3:39 pm

blunt wrote:I don't like Old Dutch.



Don't you be dissin my dill pickle chips boy.

So damn tart they twisty your lips.

Great with beer. Lots of both. Always cheap at woody's.
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Postby skrattypants » Fri Jul 23, 2004 6:33 pm

while we're on this chipster thread, have you seen the roasted chicken flavor potato chips? i think they were old dutch, but might have lay's. we grabbed a bag whilst visiting the northern climes of the state; a friend tells me that chicken chips are big in canada. i thought they tasted like chicken-in-a-biscuit crackers.
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby gr0upie » Fri Jul 23, 2004 7:54 pm

just say no to ruffled chips!

:P
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby blunt » Sat Jul 24, 2004 12:09 pm

evansvillehousewife wrote:
blunt wrote:I don't like Old Dutch.



Don't you be dissin my dill pickle chips boy.

So damn tart they twisty your lips.

Great with beer. Lots of both. Always cheap at woody's.


Actually, I, too, love laying crumpled in the corner of the bar in a permanent pucker from those damn things.
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby blunt » Sat Jul 24, 2004 12:11 pm

gr0upie wrote:just say no to ruffled chips!

:P


You know.....Ruffles I say huh-uh. Nosir.
But Waves?
Hang on---there is something magical about their crispy Quonset hut waves ripplling and undulating through the Eleusian Fields of my tongue.
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Re: LAY'S PAYS JAY'S FOR ITS SHAMEFUL WAYS

Postby evansvillehousewife » Sun Jul 25, 2004 11:10 pm

blunt wrote:waves ripplling and undulating through the Eleusian Fields of my tongue.





Never before Blunt would I believe potato chips could be a form of foreplay.
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Postby slacker » Mon Jul 26, 2004 5:40 am

Anyone here ever try Mrs. Fishers? They are only available in Rockford and the surrounding area. You can usually find them in gas stations along the highway (try Beloit exits and later) while on the way to Chicago. That's where I get them at least.

Hands down the best chip I have ever eaten. They seem to be cooked at a very low temperature, as they are oddly light in color and retain a ton of potato taste.

The packaging is hilarious. It features an anthropomorphized potato dancing with two children. It kinda scared me when I was a kid.

http://www.mrsfisherschips.com
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Postby Wesmon » Mon Jul 26, 2004 6:54 am

Golden Flake. Especially their Dill and BBQ chips. Can't find em up north but they can be ordered online.
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Postby Lynne » Mon Jul 26, 2004 8:44 am

The worst chips I ever had were Lamb and Mint flavored. Got 'em at a rest stop in France. Spat them out into the bushes at the rest stop in France.

Ugh.
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Postby bassbari » Tue Jul 27, 2004 11:41 am

slacker wrote:Anyone here ever try Mrs. Fishers? They are only available in Rockford and the surrounding area. You can usually find them in gas stations along the highway (try Beloit exits and later) while on the way to Chicago. That's where I get them at least.

Hands down the best chip I have ever eaten. They seem to be cooked at a very low temperature, as they are oddly light in color and retain a ton of potato taste.

The packaging is hilarious. It features an anthropomorphized potato dancing with two children. It kinda scared me when I was a kid.

http://www.mrsfisherschips.com

I was raised on Mrs Fishers. They will ship anywhere in the US. http://www.mrsfisherschips.com/
I used to go to the factory as a kid and get the broken chips at a cheap price.
In school my lunch consisted of 2 bags of Fishers and a milk.
The closest place that sells them is Woodmans in Beloit.
Two others from Rockford that are very similar in flavor:
Mr. D's and Mr Salty
They are the greasiest chips ever. Yummy!!
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Postby cattyr » Tue Jul 27, 2004 12:05 pm

bassbari wrote:I was raised on Mrs Fishers

Well, that explains a lot. :wink:

Current fave is Miss Vickie's, they are all good but I'm in a sea salt and vinegar phase.
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