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I do not know if these have been posted elsewhere, because eG and Google searches weren't particularly helpful. The Fritos  TV commercials from when I was growing up in San Diego popped into my head for some reason, so here they are. Dad loved Fritos. I did not. I do love tortilla chips. The difference isn't subtle to me.

 

Frito Bandito 1

 

Frito Bandito 2

 

Frito Bandito 3

 

Ai yi yi yi, I am the Frito Bandito! I love Fritos corn chips I get them from you. xD

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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8 hours ago, Thanks for the Crepes said:

I do not know if these have been posted elsewhere, because eG and Google searches weren't particularly helpful. The Fritos  TV commercials from when I was growing up in San Diego popped into my head for some reason, so here they are. Dad loved Fritos. I did not. I do love tortilla chips. The difference isn't subtle to me.

 

Frito Bandito 1

 

Frito Bandito 2

 

Frito Bandito 3

 

Ai yi yi yi, I am the Frito Bandito! I love Fritos corn chips I get them from you. xD

 

 

 

 

 

 

That "mascot" is now considered horribly politically incorrect. Fritos themselves, on the othr hand, are wonderful. Once or twice a year treat and I savor them. (I have zero self control unless I establish extreme rules...)

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13 hours ago, heidih said:

 

 

 

That "mascot" is now considered horribly politically incorrect. Fritos themselves, on the othr hand, are wonderful. Once or twice a year treat and I savor them. (I have zero self control unless I establish extreme rules...)

 

I know, Heidi, and the third and later video actually acknowledges that in the intro. However I grew up with these commercials and I can't unhear the catchy song or get it out of my head 50 years later. It IS historically correct and part of my childhood. Still can't make me like Fritos, though. :)

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6 hours ago, Thanks for the Crepes said:

 

 Still can't make me like Fritos, though. :)

 

Me either....I don't know exactly what it is but, while I like almost every other salty cracker or crisp, I've never liked Fritos.  

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You can tell when Fritos go bad when the oil in them oxidizes giving them an "off" taste. Maybe y'all got a bad batch. xD

I love Fritos and love love love their Chile-flavored Fritos. They're great to crumble up and put on top of a bowl of chile.

Fritos are great with the Lipton Onion dip and you can also make a "poor man's Nachos" out of them in a pinch.

 

Does anyone remember Wampum Chips? Talk about racially insensitive! I believe they were a Frito-Lay product.

Anyway, I could swear that today's Sun Chips are the same as Wampum chips, just renamed.

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5 hours ago, Toliver said:

Does anyone remember Wampum Chips? Talk about racially insensitive! I believe they were a Frito-Lay product.

Anyway, I could swear that today's Sun Chips are the same as Wampum chips, just renamed.

 

I don't remember them, but was curious because I love Sun Chips; they are just so pricey. People who do remember Wampum Chips talk about them here.

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17 hours ago, Kim Shook said:

I've never thought that Fritos work well alone.  They need dip - bean, onion, etc.  BBQ Fritos were great - but, alas, they are no more.  Mr. Kim has haunted every grocery store in town, to no avail.  He even emailed Frito-Lay, who basically told him to get a life.  😁

 

  Have you tried the honey BBQ twists? They can be addictive. 

   Fritos in small amounts and not frequently are great. Too many of them make me ill. 

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1 hour ago, liuzhou said:

Spotted in a local store this morning. Any takers?

 Must be an acquired “killin’ ” taste.  

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2 hours ago, liuzhou said:

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Spotted in a local store this morning. Any takers?

 

Me, me, me !

 

Big thing now in HK as well, but originating in Singapore. I gave a standing order with our supply chain ladies who order directly from SG by the dozen ... Salty, super rich and fishy - what could be better ?

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1 minute ago, Duvel said:

 

Me, me, me !

 

Big thing now in HK as well, but originating in Singapore. I gave a standing order with our supply chain ladies who order directly from SG by the dozen ... Salty, super rich and fishy - what could be better ?

 

I would have bought them but they were somewhat overpriced. I could buy a ton of eggs, salt and fish for the price of one 60 gr bag and make the things myself. And do something with the rest of the fish.

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