The beginning of our century feels like a whole eternity away. And it kinda is, since the year 2020 has bent the time-space continuum and we’re now trapped in its never-ending limbo.

Time would pass a whole lot quicker, though, if someone would teleport some of the quirky goodness from the 2000s. From 3D Doritos to Creme Savers and Altoids Sours, these have been gone for a while now and the chances are, nobody really noticed.

It’s not that we cannot live without lime Skittles all of a sudden, but hey, it would be so much better. ‘Cause if there’s something we learn in childhood, it’s a whole bunch of the most bizarre snacks of questionable nutritional value, filled with tongue-coloring edible contents all wrapped in sturdy plastic packaging. And nobody ever dared to say it's unhealthy.

#1

Creme Savers

Creme Savers

The creme that saved all of us from nondelicious candy couldn't be saved itself. It went away within the last few years.

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Julianne Hannes
Community Member
5 months ago

It's at any Dollar Tree

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#2

Lime-Flavored Skittles

Lime-Flavored Skittles

Skittles changed their green lime flavor to apple in 2013. Up is down! Right is wrong! Nothing makes sense anymore.

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Bored Birgit
Community Member
5 months ago

Same with gummibears! Im so devastated.

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#3

Extra Thin Ice Sheets

Extra Thin Ice Sheets

Back in 2003, Extra's Thin Ice Sheets took the breath-freshening world by storm. So much so, that some newspapers actually claimed that their creation would effectually end chewing gum.

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ADHORTATOR
Community Member
5 months ago

I thought they were older....

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It doesn’t come as a surprise that most millennials are notorious snackers. According to Mintel, they snack at least four times a day and sometimes, even more. I can’t refute the statement—I snacked three times already and it’s not even lunch.

But there’s something different about millennials in the way they consume one-bite goodies compared with other generations. It turns out, when snacking, the millennial generation is far more likely to focus on responsibility of self, society, and planet.

#4

Altoids Sours

Altoids Sours

Your tongue hasn't been able to get absolutely destroyed since 2010.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

War Heads are really bad.

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#5

Cinnamon Tic Tacs

Cinnamon Tic Tacs

If you can believe it, both Cinnamon AND Spearmint Tic Tacs have been gone since 2014.

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Bored Birgit
Community Member
5 months ago

Cinnamon is so underrated. I love it.

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#6

Reese's Bites

Reese's Bites

These chewy lil' balls of deliciousness haven't been around since 2008.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

they look like maltesers

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According to Jeff Fromm, an expert on millennials and generation Z, “When millennials snack, they are making purchase decisions based on these tenets and how brands satisfy them. Or, in some cases, don’t satisfy them.”Jeff also suggests that millennials tend to snack in the same way they live, by “binge living.”

“Millennials live on the extremes in every aspect of their lives; they will work out every day of the week only to reward themselves by hunkering down on the couch to watch 10 straight hours of Game of Thrones on a Saturday.”

Mintel's research backs up the statement since it found that healthy, energizing, and light snacks are consumed earlier in the day, whereas evening and nighttime snacks progress into indulgences. It also suggests that the millennial generation is much more into flavor adventures, always searching for new, bold, and unique products to try.

#7

Squeeze Pop

Squeeze Pop

The goopiest candy gooped no more within the last few years.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

they look like toothpastee...

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#8

Haribo Sugar-Free Gummy Bears

Haribo Sugar-Free Gummy Bears

What could be more appealing than a candy that packs in a ton of flavor while also being marketed as healthy for you? Haribo believed they found the winning combination in their sugar-free gummy bears, having replaced the sugar in the product with the artificial sweetener maltitol. It wasn't long before the public found the downside to this product—the sweetener acted as a laxative and it gave everyone who consumed the candy extreme gastrointestinal distress. Haribo quickly doubled back on its product, and despite competitors still selling gummy candies with this sweetener, Haribo has since pulled the product.

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Bored Birgit
Community Member
5 months ago

Sigh.

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#9

Kudos

Kudos

The most delicious granola bar ever to granol has disappeared from shelves within the last few years.

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Emir
Community Member
5 months ago

I probably still have fat cells in my body that I owe to Kudos bars.

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#10

Nesquik Cereal

Nesquik Cereal

Nesquik Cereal was quikly removed from shelves in the US in 2012. You can still get it in some other countries.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

they're still in australia

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#11

Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars

Philadelphia Cheesecake Bars

Look at that thing. It's gorgeous. It also was discontinued over a decade ago.

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Ben Smith
Community Member
5 months ago

Never had this but gotta say: looks pretty good

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#12

Campino Strawberry And Cream Sweets

Campino Strawberry And Cream Sweets

These red and white boiled sweets, formed of strawberry and yoghurt stripes of candy, could be found in supermarkets for over 40 years before they were suddenly axed in the mid 2000s.

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Jayne Kyra
Community Member
5 months ago

I remember these and they were delectable.

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#13

Mars Delight

Mars Delight

Mars Delight may have only been on the shelves for four years, but in that time the chocolate bar developed a large and devoted following. This slender version of the classic Mars bar, also featuring a wafer layer, was nowhere to be found by the end of 2008. Nine years after their discontinuation, petitions are still being signed online demanding that the bar be brought back.

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Aski Markup
Community Member
5 months ago

These and milky way crispy rolls were yummy!

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#14

Jell-O Pudding Pops

Jell-O Pudding Pops

While they debuted in the 1970s, Jell-O Pudding Pops hit peak popularity in the 1980s. A box of pudding pops came in flavors like chocolate, vanilla, and swirled. If you're really craving a pudding pop, and a Fudgesicle doesn't come close enough for you, there are pudding pop molds so you can make your own.

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Geoff
Community Member
5 months ago

Those were a favorite when I was a kid.

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#15

Crystal Pepsi

Crystal Pepsi

The transparent, caffeine-free soda U.S. had a short run in the early 1990s. It was a novelty, but it didn't taste quite like Pepsi. Saturday Night Live parodied the product in a crystal-clear gravy skit, Thrillist recounts. Because it is something that instills some serious nostalgia, Crystal Pepsi has made some limited-time comebacks in recent years.

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Brandon Collinsworth
Community Member
5 months ago

They brought these back for a limited not too long ago which was the first time I had tried it since the 90's. It was awful. I remembered liking this when I was a teenager but you know kids have garbage taste buds.

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#16

Flintstone Push-Up Pops

Flintstone Push-Up Pops

You can still get these...just without the Flintstones on your sherbet pops. Dang shame.

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Stille20
Community Member
5 months ago

Ha! that's like the 8os

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#17

3D Doritos

3D Doritos

The world got a whole lot more 2D in 2005.

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Monday
Community Member
5 months ago

I had no idea these ever existed...were they any good?

A.E. Marlowe
Community Member
5 months ago

Not really

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rspanther
Community Member
5 months ago

Now I can't even find the Taco flavor Doritos.

Sawdust
Community Member
5 months ago

Always loved the Taco flavor Doritos ... maybe partially just because of its rarity, even in the old days. :-) Anyway, I think they bring it back for a limited time every few years or so.

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Bonnie Jarrett
Community Member
5 months ago

These were so GOOD!! *drool*

zims
Community Member
5 months ago

They look like Bugles

elia 84631
Community Member
2 months ago

And are coming back https://www.doritos.com/products/doritos3d

Michelle McKay
Community Member
4 months ago

Yes they were

*sigh*, The Yellow Teletubby
Community Member
5 months ago

w h a t

Ling Zhu
Community Member
5 months ago

yeah you're right, I seriously don't know

Marigen Beltran
Community Member
5 months ago

We have them over here in Mexico

Elak Swindell
Community Member
5 months ago

Never really cared for these. Not surprised they disappeared.

Maya Bélanger
Community Member
5 months ago

I remember those. They were called : roof of your mouth destroyers.

Barbara Cass
Community Member
5 months ago

I loved 3D doritos!

Lord Mysticlaw
Community Member
5 months ago

I'm pretty sure these only arrived in South Africa a year or two ago, and they're still here

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#18

Butterfinger Bbs

Butterfinger Bbs

Bart Simpson's favorite candy and (in my humble opinion) the perfect Butterfinger experience hasn't been around since 2006.

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Amy Gardina
Community Member
5 months ago

My sister would love this

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#19

Slice Soda

Slice Soda

Slice as we knew it has been gone since 2009. Now it's a seltzer.

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Gwen
Community Member
5 months ago

There was also Dr. Slice that is no longer made.😢

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#20

Onion Nuggets

Onion Nuggets

Ancient relics (OK, a promotional photo on a Tumblr page) reveal that McDonald's once served Onion Nuggets in the 1970s. The nuggets look like a golden fried onion ring, but, you guessed it, in the shape of a chicken nugget.

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Sasy
Community Member
5 months ago

Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat?..............we get Nothing darn it!

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#21

Oreo Cakesters

Oreo Cakesters

Sweet, soft Cakesters were no more as of seven years ago.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

aah, but at least we have double stuffed, chocolate covered, etc etc etc. oreos. there is so much oreo in the world now its inescapable

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#22

Yogos

Yogos

They've been Yo-gone from shelves since the early 2010s.

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PjandBolt
Community Member
5 months ago

Omg yogos!! My brain just pulled a jimmy neutron and unlocked a hidden memory!

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#23

Squeez-Its

Squeez-Its

The juiciest juice to ever juice has been juiced out since 2001.

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Julianne Hannes
Community Member
5 months ago

The reason 10yo me got 5 cavities

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#24

Life Savers Holes

Life Savers Holes

Life Savers Holes were introduced in the '90s, and were basically Life Savers, but in a non-ring form.

Life Savers Holes were plagued with problems. After being on the market for the second half of 1990, they were recalled for being choking hazards in January 1991. They re-appeared four months later with new packaging, but were eventually taken off shelves forever.

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Sasy
Community Member
5 months ago

That is just silly, I wish I had seen these, but if people survive tic tacs why were these so scary ?

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#25

Heinz Ez Squirt

Heinz Ez Squirt

Heinz EZ Squirt was colorful ketchup in a squeeze bottle. Released in tandem with "Shrek" in 2000 with a green shade (Blastin' Green) —took the condiment market by storm, selling 25 million bottles in three years.
While it was initially successful, Heinz ended up pulling the ketchup from shelves in 2006 after faltering sales, making it impossible to create ketchup-based works of art.

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Stille20
Community Member
5 months ago

Never tried it. It just seemed wrong

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#26

Keebler Magic Middles

Keebler Magic Middles

One of Keebler's biggest hits of the 21st century came in the form of their Magic Middles—shortbread cookies filled with fudge or peanut butter filling that everyone couldn't get enough of. The cookies quietly disappeared from shelves with very little explanation from the Keebler offices, much to millennials' chagrin.

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Jasmine Donald
Community Member
5 months ago

Aaaaaagh! Now I want these so bad!

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#27

Pizza Spins

Pizza Spins

Do you remember these snacks? Shaped like wheels and infused with pizza flavor, they were truly in a league of their own from 1968 to 1975, when they sadly left store shelves.

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Florencia Debernardi
Community Member
5 months ago

we still got that in argentina EaG9VAyXYA...fa3a84.jpg EaG9VAyXYAE_ErI-5f8f0f8fa3a84.jpg

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#28

Reeses Swoops

Reeses Swoops

What's better than a chip? How about a chip MADE OF CHOCOLATE. Too bad they've been gone since 2006.

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Guinny
Community Member
5 months ago

deliciouss

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#29

Pepsi Blue

Pepsi Blue

This sweet, delicious blue nectar of the Gods was ripped from our hearts and souls in 2004.

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Valentin Iulian
Community Member
5 months ago

I remember having this available in Romania for a while back in the day. It was... decent. I wouldn't mind giving it a try again, if they ever bring it back.

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#30

Nestlé Magic Balls

Nestlé Magic Balls

Hollow milk chocolate with toy figurines inside, Nestlé Magic Balls were like the Happy Meals of the candy world. But, in 1997, they were discontinued over concerns that hiding toys inside chocolate could pose a choking hazard. The candy made a comeback as the Nestlé Wonder Ball, this time with candy filling the chocolate sphere. Those, too, were eventually discontinued.

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Geoff
Community Member
5 months ago

I can already see the problem. How do you market something with the words "taste my magic balls"?

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