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    Default Re: Biscuits you don't see now.

    Quote Originally Posted by zabadak View Post
    Kind of like a merit band, if you won something
    Oh..thanks zaba
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    Default Re: Biscuits you don't see now.

    Quote Originally Posted by tex View Post
    Oh..thanks zaba
    There used to be a "riband" presented to the fastest Atlantic crossing, not sure if there still is...
    Time flies like the wind, fruit flies like bananas - go figure!

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    Quote Originally Posted by zabadak View Post
    There used to be a "riband" presented to the fastest Atlantic crossing, not sure if there still is...
    I remember they wouldn't give it to Richard Branson when he broke the record because his boat wasn't a regular passenger vessel!
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    Default Re: Biscuits you don't see now.

    Quote Originally Posted by Austin 1100 View Post
    I loved Lincoln biscuits dunked in Lincolns; the best second only to the Royal Scot
    We used to have placemats that had that pattern on them.
    Telling it almost exactly like it was so many years later - and proud of doing so!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard1978 View Post
    I remember they wouldn't give it to Richard Branson when he broke the record because his boat wasn't a regular passenger vessel!
    That's right, as explained here (where you can also see a list of past winners)
    Time flies like the wind, fruit flies like bananas - go figure!

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    Default Re: Biscuits you don't see now.

    I wonder whether McVities still do Jaspers? - I believe that they were biscuits that had bits of fruit in them. I believe that Chris Tarrant used to do the voiceover in the adverts.
    Telling it almost exactly like it was so many years later - and proud of doing so!

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