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#1 jerryb

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:14 AM

The big red b*st*rd's body  is not even cold yet and the first Easter merchandise is in the supermarkets!! Phew. I thought I was running out of time  tongue.gif

Hot cross buns are here  :eek:

Now who wants to take bets on when the first chocolate rabbit appears?  sick.gif

Edited by jerryb, 31 December 2007 - 09:14 AM.

#2 tasy

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:18 AM

thats depressing really  ohmy.gif

#3 Guest_kirm_*

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:21 AM

I will have a go,

considering Easter is in March next year Im guessing probably mid Jan is when the chocolate will be out.  laughing2.gif

#4 ~Mrs~Frenchy~

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:24 AM

OMG!  I made a joke on Friday about the shops bringing out Valentines Day cards by January.  It didn't even occur to me that the shops might start stocking Easter stuff.  

Kirm I think mid January is a good guess - just in time for everyone to start breaking their New Years resolutions!

Edited by ~Mrs~Frenchy~, 31 December 2007 - 09:28 AM.

#5 antonkelly

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:25 AM

The chocolate rabbits have been out for ages, just wrapped in santa suits  mellow.gif :|

#6 Paddycake123

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:27 AM

Sad really...

#7 mmk

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:28 AM

When I did shopping yesterday they were still clearing out the xmas stuff (heavily discounted).  I assume once the shelves are clear they won't bother restocking with normal stuff, it'll just be the easter eggs.  Unbelievable!  rolleyes.gif

#8 =Magpie=

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:30 AM

biggrin.gif Yeah, I saw my first Easter chocolates on the 27th.

#9 NightRain

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:30 AM

I had to pack hot cross buns for work today. Easter eggs come out next week. It's soooo stupid.

#10 cantthinkofone

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:46 AM

i believe they bring them out way too early...

if i bought chocolate for easter in say mid-january, it wouldn't last til Easter before i'd get to it  laugh.gif

#11 ratbags

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:50 AM

That is the whole idea, that you buy now for Easter - they know that women are the main buyers and that we get choccie cravings every month!! We can easily resupply the original stash 3 times over in that time until easter!!!


#12 Lucky Mama

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:51 AM

I saw Easter Eggs on the weekend, I think its really wrong tbh!


#13 ~*~Jacqui~*~

Posted 31 December 2007 - 09:57 AM

I was expecting to see them last week at my local Woolies.  They had pulled down all the Christmas but THANKFULLY they were restocking it with the back to school things!!

Aren't hot cross buns available all year round?

I though the Valentines rubbish would be out before Easter  blink.gif

#14 ~Nessie~

Posted 31 December 2007 - 10:16 AM

Well, I guess there is some good to come out of this. I have been craving the Woolworth's chocolate hot cross buns, so I guess I can fulfill the craving soon????

I don't agree with it though. December + Easter "stuff" is not right!!

#15 Monket

Posted 31 December 2007 - 10:18 AM

Yum, I love hot cross buns!!

#16 Carrie B

Posted 31 December 2007 - 10:31 AM

Hot Cross Buns should be all year round *YUM*

#17 codex

Posted 31 December 2007 - 02:59 PM

Bugger the chocolate, this however...

Hot cross buns are here

How could that ever be wrong?

Jacqui, they have some fruit buns but it's never the same.  I would be in (obese) heaven if they had them all year round.

#18 Wen1965

Posted 31 December 2007 - 03:01 PM

whenever the bakery asks me if I want some hot cross buns before Maundy thursday my response is "no thanks, I prefer them fresh."

#19 elleraN

Posted 31 December 2007 - 05:10 PM

They do have Hot Cross Buns all year round, they just don't make them with the cross on them and call them Not Cross Buns!!!! laughing2.gif

#20 Littlegreenfrog

Posted 31 December 2007 - 05:12 PM

what a joke!

#21 dallee

Posted 31 December 2007 - 05:32 PM

Wow - already!! It's not even January yet!!??

#22 pigsypower

Posted 31 December 2007 - 07:12 PM

The sad part for me is that as soon as hot cross buns hit the shelf I start buying them ph34r.gif

#23 lilone_

Posted 31 December 2007 - 07:17 PM

make them with the cross on them and call them Not Cross Buns!

I'm so with you!!!

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