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The Weetabix War of 2018

Old Sep 26th 2018, 9:55 am
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Unhappy The Weetabix War of 2018

It is with great sadness I announce that an act of sheer mass brutality is to be visited upon 108 boxes of helpless cereal by the so-called New Zealand justice system will end the current Weetabix war. In no uncertain terms I hope you will join me in condemning this heartless destruction and hope this day will be memorialised as the date Sanitarium took the harmonious and pluralistic coexistence of breakfast brands behind the chemical shed. Hopefully the re-branded product will be known as Matyrbix.
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Old Sep 26th 2018, 10:08 am
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R.I.P. those poor innocent Weetabix, the NZ government are becoming cereal killers.
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Old Sep 27th 2018, 3:38 am
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The judge says they could not see anyone would be confused by the two so why the hell to they have to cover the name up?
Seem to be that Sanitarium are still just as greedy as ever whilst still producing second rate goods
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Old Sep 27th 2018, 7:52 am
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Originally Posted by MrsFychan View Post
Seem to be that Sanitarium are still just as greedy as ever whilst still producing second rate goods
Organisations can get away with being second-rate if they have a monopoly - which is a popular approach here.

Don't let me get started on the topic of yeast-based sandwich spreads.
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Old Sep 27th 2018, 8:58 am
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It's so petty, like 100 or so boxes of Weetabix sold from a British expat shop is going to be of any consequence to the sale of Kiwi Weetbix

There surely is room in the market for both because your average Brit brought up on UK Weetabix is unlikely assimilate to the point of willingly accepting Kiwi Weet-Bix as a substitute.
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Old Sep 27th 2018, 9:38 am
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I have 3 weetbix every morning, I tried weetabix again when i went home earlier this year, they just seem to be lacking in any substance
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Old Oct 1st 2018, 1:20 am
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While all this crap was going on Uncle Bill's were selling pallet loads of Weetabix, in hawkes bay anyway
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It's pathetic innit.

We had the marmite silliness a few years back.

As if anyone would mistake the sanitarium stuff for the real thing.
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Old Oct 2nd 2018, 2:01 am
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Originally Posted by mickey_d View Post
While all this crap was going on Uncle Bill's were selling pallet loads of Weetabix, in hawkes bay anyway
I've always been more of a shredded wheat fan myself.
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I've always been more of a shredded wheat fan myself.
Clearance Shed, or Crackerjack as it's now known $3 a box a couple of weeks ago
They had Heinz Tomato Soup as well for 75c a can

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Old Oct 3rd 2018, 2:52 am
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It's pathetic innit.

We had the marmite silliness a few years back.

As if anyone would mistake the sanitarium stuff for the real thing.
Sadly the marmite saga spelt the end for the owner of the British shop here

Family are happily back in the UK now.
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Old Oct 3rd 2018, 8:53 am
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Sadly the marmite saga spelt the end for the owner of the British shop here
bloody hell, how much of the nasty disgusting stuff did he sell
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