Mars bars shrink in size

Mars bars shrink in size

There are 56 comments on the www.telegraph.co.uk story from Jun 3, 2009, titled Mars bars shrink in size. In it, www.telegraph.co.uk reports that:

The size of Mars and Snickers chocolate bars has been shrunk by more than 7 percent as the company tries to cut costs.

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“IM NOT READY TO MAKE NICE”

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#42 Jun 5, 2009
well,, far be it for me to play devils advocate, but the size of a serving has grown over the past 40 years,,,maybe in cutting the size, it will aid in cutting down our waste lines...

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#43 Jun 5, 2009
reebie_ wrote:
well,, far be it for me to play devils advocate, but the size of a serving has grown over the past 40 years,,,maybe in cutting the size, it will aid in cutting down our waste lines...
well - that's a stretch for me..

BUT,
if they were being that altruistic, why not just put it out that way? I get annoyed when companies(or people, for that matter) try to pull the wool..it implies that we are too stupid to notice :(

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#44 Jun 5, 2009
Uh Clem wrote:
<quoted text>
Mars -> Mercury (the smaller 'red planet')
Oh. I thought you were noting one of the ingredients of the Chinese made Mars Bar.

Snicker.

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#45 Jun 5, 2009
Debra27 wrote:
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well - that's a stretch for me..
BUT,
if they were being that altruistic, why not just put it out that way? I get annoyed when companies(or people, for that matter) try to pull the wool..it implies that we are too stupid to notice :(
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v =ydcVWzgnROUXX&feature=Pla yList&p=43A0F19817D65CC1 &playnext=1&playnext_f rom=PL&index=2
i know!! but sad as it is,,,most of "we" are,,,that is why, corporate america gets away with the schtff they pull,,,,america for the most part,,,sleeps right through it!! what will happen with the candy bars,,they will size down,,save money there,,and then most candy bar lovers will now buy two, which will give them what?? 107 percent profit over and above???? dont know if the percentage is right,, a math expert will have to tell us,,,but,,yea,,, brilliant move!!

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#49 Jun 5, 2009
"Are you unhappy to see me, or is that just a new Mars bar in your pocket?"

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#50 Jun 5, 2009
Dr_Dirty wrote:
"Are you unhappy to see me, or is that just a new Mars bar in your pocket?"
and,,,,,well,, its smaller than i remember,,,,,

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#51 Jun 5, 2009
reebie_ wrote:
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and,,,,,well,, its smaller than i remember,,,,,
hahahaha!

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#52 Jun 6, 2009
Cold water?

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#53 Jun 6, 2009
Pixie_Vampyress wrote:
Cold water?
As Always,
Cherish Your Loved Ones.
"I was in the pool. It's SHRINKAGE"

-- George Costanza

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#54 Jun 6, 2009
Uh Clem wrote:
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"I was in the pool. It's SHRINKAGE"
-- George Costanza
classic Costanza!

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#56 Jun 6, 2009
Uh Clem wrote:
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"I was in the pool. It's SHRINKAGE"
-- George Costanza
Bingo! LOL

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#57 Jun 7, 2009
Uh Clem wrote:
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"I was in the pool. It's SHRINKAGE"
-- George Costanza
George: Do women know about shrinkage - about how it shrinks when you go swimming?

Elaine [wrinkles nose]: It shrinks?

Jerry: Like a frightened turtle.

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#58 Jun 7, 2009
It may shrink when you swim but it comes back to it's size again. lol!:P

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#59 Jun 7, 2009
Quinteshia wrote:
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Heck add some wiffle balls in there. In the wash, they help mix the soap, and in the dryer, they help separate things to help them dry better.
and Mr. Whiffle said " Please dont squeeze the charmin"

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#60 Jun 11, 2009
sarah fun-gurl wrote:
It may shrink when you swim but it comes back to it's size again. lol!:P
I'm thinking, yes.

but in George's case, I hightly doubt it. Now, Lloyd Braun - now there's a man.

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#61 Jul 11, 2013
Dr_Dirty wrote:
"Are you unhappy to see me, or is that just a new Mars bar in your pocket?"
"No, I just looked at Harleys avatar picture.....Sorry."

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