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Oceania The People's Chip (Hamish and Andy)

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by SithForceLord, Jun 7, 2008.

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  1. SithForceLord Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 2, 2001
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    Ok, I'll go out and say that I have admitted Rove is a top bloke and one Australian I quite like. Hamish and Andy are right up there two now. So much so, that I've been downloading their radio podcasts.

    Are Rove and H&A in a similar situation as Steve Irwin? People around the world like him yet most Australian's didn't, or do you guys love Rove and H&A too?

    I can honestly say I'd love to try the Gravy Chip.

    Anyone here like / dislike the aforementioned celeb's and has anyone managed to get their lips around some of the "People's Chip's"?
  2. Rebel_Padawan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 11, 2003
    star 4
    I only watch Rove if I happen to be watching TV at that time and I do occasionally listen to the H&A show... As I did listen to them briefly on Friday arvo and I have absolutely no idea what this 'gravy chip' is... It must be a Melbourne thing?
  3. SithForceLord Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 2, 2001
    star 6
    No no no.

    40,000 nationwide votes for GRAVY as a new flavour for chips were cast, almost 50% went to 'Gravy'. Smith's chips ran with it and proposed a 500 bag release, they had complications and they ended up with a mis-calculation of flavour. They ended up 5 bads short. DRAMA.

    99 bags went to each state.

    Apparently they're delicious.

    Smith's are now making another run of, I think from memory, several thousand due to popular demand. :)
  4. Norrad_Roff Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 26, 2001
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    [homer_simpson] Mmmmm. Gravy.... [/homer_simpson] =P~
  5. Tyi-Maet_Nefer Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Jun 17, 2005
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    Hamish & Andy are great on the radio. Really good jockeys. I don't really watch Rove, though, so can't comment about their pieces on there.

    The gravy chips deal is amusing they got it to go so far. I'd want to try one, but wouldn't go out of my way very much to that end. :p
  6. HawkNC Former RSA: Oceania

    Member Since:
    Oct 23, 2001
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    I don't watch/listen to either, but Hamish and Andy definitely have a fair sized following. Haven't seen any of these gravy chips around, though. I'll get back to you when they hit the vending machine at work. :p
  7. SithForceLord Jedi Grand Master

    Member Since:
    Jul 2, 2001
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    Rove last night the boys took personal space invading to a whole new level! so funny. the tandem ghost, the tag team ghost and the double decker ghost.

    Genius.
  8. Rebel_Padawan Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Apr 11, 2003
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    So ah this Gravy chip idea, I bought a packet the other week, it was really just a massive onslaught of chicken flavoring... nothing special
  9. evil-incarnate Jedi Youngling

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    Jun 30, 2004
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    I've managed to devour 7 packs personally....
    LOVE them.
    =P~

    Have another 2 packs sitting here.
    1 is to be eaten shortly.
    The other is to be taken to my work so that some of my co-workers can try them.

    Then, no more gravy chips. :_|

    Still don't understand why they don't market them when they sold out almost instantly as a promo....
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