Diminishing Pringles

img_20161221_201157Oh lovely little Pringles,
with your shape that fits my mouth,
it’s sad that they’ve diminished you,
and given me less to taste.

Why did they need to change you?
you were perfect as you were,
but your makers thought of money,
and sadly didn’t care,
that your value had degraded,
with your newly shrunken size,
so now when I find the bigger you,
I am filled with quiet surprise.

So thanks to my local reject shop,
today my desire has been sated,
and I have happily munched and crunched
on the shape you were originally created.

© ceenoa

18 thoughts on “Diminishing Pringles

  1. lindywhitton 22/12/2016 / 8:00 am

    Nooooooooooooooooooo! They haven’t gone and mucked with the pringle??????????????

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    • Claudette 23/12/2016 / 5:17 pm

      Oh yes they have, they are smaller – (shock, gasp, weeping tears of outrage)!


  2. skybright1 22/12/2016 / 8:08 am

    Ah, I think its called business economy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!or something like Money before Mouth!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    • Claudette 23/12/2016 / 5:18 pm

      It is a shame,they were just right, all the same lovely size and curved to fit your mouth just right – now they are not so 😦

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  3. lindseylivings 22/12/2016 / 4:22 pm

    Tsk tsk. What has this world come to? Pringles are sacred things and shouldn’t be messed with

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    • Claudette 23/12/2016 / 5:19 pm

      Absolutely right Lindsey. Manufacturers have no shame, in the name of profits. 😉

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  4. Lily 23/12/2016 / 9:30 pm

    Hahahaha! That made me laugh!
    I hate the fact that packets of crisps have about two in them or that cream eggs now taste like melted plastic. But putting less Pringles in a tub for the same price?! Now that’s all out war!

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    • Claudette 23/12/2016 / 10:01 pm

      No, tis even worse than that Lily, they have them smaller in total size – still seems to be about the same number, just smaller chips. Sneaky and unfair.

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      • Lily 25/12/2016 / 1:01 am

        Whaaaaa?! Okay, that is sneaky and unfair. Every time I have a treat nowadays, I feel cheated? I mean have you seen what they’ve done to Tolberones?!!

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        • Claudette 26/12/2016 / 9:48 am

          Nope – don’t like then. BREATHE Lily, breathe. It’s ok for me not to like them, it means all the more for you 🙂

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  5. Brian Lageose 24/12/2016 / 9:50 am

    This is absolutely devastating news. I’m going to need some time alone to figure out how I can move forward with my life…

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    • Claudette 24/12/2016 / 10:09 am

      I know, it shattered me at first, but then I found a few places that still had a stash of the original, and I bought multiples, but now it’s down to the wire and despondency is setting in …sigh.

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