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|Subject: Re: OFF TOPIC: Twinkies||Date: 11/18/2012 2:51 AM|
|Author: vkg||Number: 306443 of 311363|
I'm sad to see Twinkies close their doors. But on EBAY the box of twinkies I saw someone bid go for $7,100 for 24 boxes of Twinkies and 2 boxes of Cupcakes.
I hope the buyer sticks it to them and don't pay.
Its a free market. Wasn't there a discussion about price gouging, and how it could be good after a disaster?
If someone has the money to waste, let them buy Twinkies. They aren't a critical resource.
The rights to produce Twinkies will be sold. The product will be back on the market as soon as the court allows sale of the name. Making a Twinkie isn't rocket science. There are a number of bakeries that could start making Twinkies tomorrow, if they had the rights to the name.
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