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Twinkies are going out with a bang and not a whimper, both online and at a Chicago grocery chain that bought up the last batch.

With iconic baker Hostess closing up shop -- at least until a new buyer saves it from bankruptcy -- the Windy City's Jewel-Osco chain bought up the last shipment of Twinkies, as well as Hostess' lesser known treats, Ding Dongs, Zingers and Orange Cupcakes. More than 20,000 boxes of Twinkies and roughly 5,000 boxes of Ding Dongs, Zingers and Orange Cupcakes

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In the mountain town of Stanley, ID (live about fifteen miles from) the little grocey store here hasn't had any for over a month. Oh well, as a diebtic I couldn't eat them anyway. . . :broken:

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I feel like I'm missing out something by never having a Twinkie :(

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I only know them since I've seen zombieland :)

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[quote name='The Teej' timestamp='1355249162' post='595384176']
I feel like I'm missing out something by never having a Twinkie :(
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They really are not that good -- you missed nothing.

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[quote name='Hum' timestamp='1355250722' post='595384234']
They really are not that good -- you missed nothing.
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i haven't had one maybe in 10 years but i think they are great!

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The only Hostess product that I really enjoyed was their fruit pies.


And it won't be that long till Twinkie rides again ....

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I know I'm weird but I don't like their products.

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^ Tastykake beats Hostess, hands down.

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I'm disappointed that there wasn't much time to get your last fix of twinkies... I mean, we had like 1 month's notice if that... Now unless you're a millionaire, you can't get your hands on a twinkie to save your life.... Sure you could make one, but god knows the twinkie pans will probably be sold for hundreds of thousands too... This sucks.

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Forget what I just said.... I just won 2 boxes of Twinkies for $20 on ebay... I'm happy if this is going to be my "one last Twinkie fix." If another company buys the brand and makes em 6 months to a year down the line, that would be awesome, but if not, at least I can say I had one of the last original Twinkies on earth. :-p

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[quote name='Reverend Spam' timestamp='1355411817' post='595388728']
Forget what I just said.... I just won 2 boxes of Twinkies for $20 on ebay... I
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Congratulations.....I guess? :p

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^ I hope you guys realize, Twinkies will be made again, in a few months.

And for now, there is:

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