My wife recently went out and bought a great, big bag of Jolly Ranchers from the store to use as "potty treats" while we are training our two-year-old in how to use the restroom. Of course, being who I am, I had to raid the bag a bit. I tried the cherry, which was OK, the watermelon, which was as good as always, and then started digging around for the lemon ones.
You see, when I was a kid, one of my favorite candies were lemon Jolly Ranchers. I'd tuck them way in the back corners of my mouth and they'd make my jaw ache, they were so sour. But I'd eat them until I got canker sores, because I liked 'em so much.
But alas... digging through a 5 lb bag of Jolly Ranchers... There are no Lemon Jolly Ranchers anymore!
The pain! The horror! In haste, I checked the Hershey's web site:
ERASED FROM HISTORY! An entire chapter of my youth, gone. My kids will have a hard time believing such a delicious, jaw-lock-inducing treat ever existed now. Lemon Jolly Ranchers are no more, and aren't even given the decency of being included as part of the "Original Assortment". The Original Assortment was five flavors, NOT FOUR!
To even get close to it, now I have to buy the "Tropical Assortment" and make do with "Lemon-Lime".
You know, if I'm gonna enjoy a candy once every decade or so, I'd like for it not to change, plzthxu.