100,000 signatures needed to change Snickers to Marathon

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by The Essex Spurs, 21 Apr 2017.

  1. The Essex Spurs

    The Essex Spurs Well-Known Member

    Witham Esssex
    We need to get 100,000 signatures to get mentioned in parliament but such will be the effect I predict Snickers will be a thing of the past by the end of the year and our beloved Marathon will be back.
    Next year the same petitioning and change Starburst back to Opal Fruits
  2. slowmotion

    slowmotion Quite dreadful

    lost somewhere
    Can we get Jif back too?
    Dirk and hopless500 like this.
  3. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    What about Quality Street?
    Keep the name.

    I'd prefer it if they reintroduced the old weight rather than the name though.
    Saluki likes this.
  4. Don't forget the mints.
    Now known as Pacers,


    though i haven't seen 'em before.
    Fnaar, Saluki, Dirk and 1 other person like this.
  5. Shut Up Legs

    Shut Up Legs Down Under Member

    Can I ask why? Snickers was the original brand-name, created by the USA company Mars, Incorporated.
  6. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    Sold as "Marathon" in this country, due in part to another sweet called Snickers. Now out of production.
  7. Shut Up Legs

    Shut Up Legs Down Under Member

    Now I'm confused. The Wikipedia page for Snickers said they were sold as Marathons in the UK until about 1990.
  8. classic33

    classic33 Legendary Member

    That'd be more or less correct. I didn't think it was over 20 years since they changed the name though.
  9. Shut Up Legs

    Shut Up Legs Down Under Member

    Well, good luck with the petition, anyway.
  10. ufkacbln

    ufkacbln Guest

    Campaign for a new name?

    Nutty McNut Bar?
    Fnaar, gavgav, Flying Dodo and 5 others like this.
  11. I am more concerned with the shrinking size than the name change.
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  12. Dave 123

    Dave 123 Guru

    They're on about chocolate bars, not your winky!
    Moodyman, Chris S, classic33 and 4 others like this.
  13. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Central Trumpland
    Will they restore Marathon to its original size?
  14. Is that the stuff you squirt over pancakes?
    classic33 and TreeHuggery like this.
  15. Drago

    Drago Guru

    Central Trumpland
    No, you're thinking of gravy.
    postman, Cuchilo and marshmella like this.
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