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Ring Pops Giveaway!

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To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Ring Pops, Candy Addict has teamed up with Topps to bring you a Ring Pops giveaway! Three winners will each receive a box of Ring Pops consisting of 24 Ring Pops (4 Cherry, 4 Watermelon, 4 Blue Raspberry, 4 Strawberry, 4 Limited Edition Cotton Candy Bubble Gum, and 4 Star-Gazer Grape).

How do you enter? Simple. Leave a comment on this post and say something about Ring Pops. Say why you like them, tell us a childhood memory of Ring Pops, write a Ring Pop haiku – whatever you want. We will pick the best one as a winner then pick two others at random to be winners also. If you are a registered user of Candy Addict, your entry will count double. Link to the giveaway on some other site and let us know about it in your comment/entry for ANOTHER bonus entry (so, you could have three entries if you are a registered user and you linked to this giveaway). Be sure and use a REAL email address when you leave your entry so we can contact you if you win.

The fine print:
One comment/entry per person per household. Comments/entries will be accepted until midnight EST August 21, 2007. Winners will be notified by email. If winner does not respond within three days, that winner will forfeit the prize and another winner will be chosen. Giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Void where prohibited.

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100 Responses to “Ring Pops Giveaway!”

  1. 1
    PsychoJason says:

    I remember them at the local store near my cabin, and how they had those old labels for so many years. Great memories. I have put a link up at RetroWinnipeg.

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    Emily says:

    I remember licking Ring Pops ad getting very sticky fingers. Good times…

  3. 3
    Bonney says:

    Oh my gosh Ring Pops!! What memories! I remember getting all gooey and loving every sticky minute of it!!

  4. 4
    Kathleen says:

    I remember when we would play house & pretend that our ring pops were our wedding rings and we had all the money in the world!!!!! I have to confess, even now they make me feel that way :)

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    Pamela Krest says:

    There was a neighborhood market where I lived growing up.My girlfriends & I would go there everyday to buy jewlery (ring pops). We would admire them for hours and try to match them close as we could to our candy necklaces hahahahah. We would end up eating both by the end of the day. I think back now and know why I love colored stones in jewlery now days! hahaha

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    Ani says:

    Ring pops had a way of making you feel glamorous. I loved them!

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    Anusha says:

    Ring pops bridged the gap between childhood and adolescence, the same way they straddled the line between edible jewellery and pacifier.

    (I entered the contest in the wrong spot — see my comment as Mint Mogul in the Happy 30th post — also, I did link to this contest at this site:

  8. 8
    Robyn says:

    bejewled, glittering
    to a child, height of fashion
    OH! sticky fingers :(

  9. 9
    Jenn says:

    When I was a kid I felt so glamorous licking my ringpop while smoking a candy cigarette… good times.

  10. 10
    Rich says:

    Congrats and wishing you 30 more

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    Jenny says:

    There once was a child in France

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    Kelly says:

    My ode to the Ring Pop:
    They say you should hate your 30s,
    but Ring Pops shouldn’t frown,
    because ask any candy lover
    and they’ll say Ring Pops wear the crown!
    Since I’m an unmarried woman, my ring finger only knows
    the sugar sweet bling of a Ring Pop and the cherry red it glows.
    Someday I may just get a diamond, but I won’t soon forget,
    For the next 30 years, there’ll be a Ring Pop next to it!

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    charlierb3 says:

    My Ring Pop haiku

    Candy on a ring
    Lick, lick that sugary thing
    A great finger food

    (I’m also a Candy addict registered member and I linked to your contest on my blog: )

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    Kathy says:

    I know someone who popped the question to his girlfriend using a ring pop as a stand in for an engagement ring. Among the other amazingly fun things they did for their wedding, the favors for the guests were ring pops. I think I still have mine…

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    Gino says:

    My big problem was that I was always big for my age (Not weight, just in general) so Ring Pops never fit right, and when they did I’d end up getting all sticky from them anyways.

    They were always delicious though.

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    erika says:

    Hehe I remember when my mom bought ring pops and hid them so my brothers would not devour them. I always asked my mom where they were she would never tell me >.

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    Jen says:

    I love Ring pops! My friends and I would eat the candy and make wishes on the base. I know my wishes always came true! Even if I am all grown-up now and married I’ll still take off my wedding rings for my Ring Pops!

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    Jojobes says:

    A Ring Pop haiku:

    Watermelon gem
    I hold you up to the sun
    Squint through pink sweetness

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    Alli(oop) says:

    R-uby red cherry bomb
    I-nstant sweetness
    N-othing as simple
    G-ood to the last lick (which was so hard to get to)
    P-recisely what the doctor ordered
    O-ver too soon
    P-recious candy rocks my little saccharine world!

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    phillygirl788 says:

    My two favorite memories of ring pops are from when I was little. I remember my big brother buying me a wooden chest for my birthday. He made it into a treasure chest by filling it with candy necklaces, chocolate gold coins and of corse ring pops! I also remember in third grade a certain boy that I had a crush on proposed to me with a ring pop, hee hee. I know we were young and it wasn’t a serious thing, but looking back I think it was cute :)

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    AntFan says:

    Ringpop, too much sweet
    for one to eat all alone.
    Share with Summer friends.

  22. 22
    Chicana812 says:

    My fave thing to do growing up in the 80′s was to dip ring pops into unsweetened kool-aid.

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    lindsay says:

    Ring Pops are perfect for those on the verge of being grown-up. In the split second between spotting your friends and dropping your hand from your face to your side, you can go from licking a lollipop to simply wearing a fabulous ring.

    I’ve often wondered if Liz Taylor’s extra weight is from eating her jewelry. She certainly has plenty, and sometimes the only friend watching is Michael Jackson.

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    Amy says:

    I love Ring Pops! These have been around since I’ve been alive, lol! Now my kids love them..and often they have individual Ring Pops at the checkout counter and the kids often fight with me about getting them, lol! This is the only candy out of that whole mess that stands out to them.

    My favorites are strawberry and watermelon! =) I haven’t tried the newer flavors though.

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    Debbie says:

    One of my favorite “5 second rule” stories is about how I once dropped a ring pop on the floor of the photography dark room in high school. It fell behind a table, and seeing as how it was relatively exposed to photo development chemicals, I decided to let it go. However, about two months later, I had a candy craving that would not go away. Remembering the ring pop, I went back in the dark room, literally peeled it off the floor, ran it under a faucet for a few minutes, and then proceeded to eat it. I didn’t die or anything, and it goes to show how resilient ring pops are. Ring pops 4 life!

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    Carrie says:

    For some odd reason, I remember sucking on these when I was in the bathtub, which would explain why I didn’t have to deal with a sticky mess! I love these things.

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    jorgeadp says:

    It’s a juicy jewel of flavor, ring pop! It’s a lollipop without a stick, a ring of flavor you can lick!

    What a good jingle. It sure made me want them. But they were hard to find where I grew up (note to makers of ring pop: the children of Silver Spring, Maryland are in desperate need). For some reason the only place I could find them was the pool my best friend’s fam belonged to and since my parents went to the stupid YMCA, which had only lame (compared to ring pop) vending machine snack options like cheetos or gum, my ring pops were few and far between. So they certainly have a special place in my heart.

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    Holly says:

    Ring pops are red, purple, and green
    Ring pops are some of the best candy I’ve seen
    They’re pretty and yummy and sticky and fun
    You can store them on your finger when you’re on the run
    When you eat a ring pop down to the nub
    You know you are member of the candy addict club
    So get a ring pop that’s as smooth and clear as glass
    ‘Cause you know that as candy goes, Ring Pops kick some @!!

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    Robert says:

    I used to go to the corner store all the time after doing my paper route and would buy some ring pops. my mom would always say, ” how can you spend your money on such meaningless candy?” I just smiled and said, I LOVE THEM!!!!

    my email is

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    Orbot says:

    My early memories of ringpops consited of a freind whom I never saw without one in his mouth. I was about five at the time and every time I saw him he always had a different ringpop to eat. Throughout the years he has had some tooth and gum problems, but his sweet-tooth is still indulged everyone once in a while with a good old ringpop. I’d donate the whole box to him if I won!

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    Georgina Oluoch says:

    l love the ring pops!!!!!!!!

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    moon822 says:

    I love how they taste, that shockingly sweet jilt when i slooshy my tongue all around it when it’s newly opened.

    My horible parents hardly ever buy that much candy because theyre health freaks, so it would mean a lot to me to have a lovely box of ringpops in a draw somewhere.
    I can picture a lovely hung of candy-jewel on my finger right now…please pick mer!!

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    froggieb says:

    Ring Pop
    the flavors always on hand
    at the local candy stand

    Not real original but
    my brain is without a sugar kick.
    If I win this box I can get
    a fix with just one lick.

    OHHH, they are getting worse.

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    KFSonshine says:

    Ring Pop hard to top
    with my tongue the pop I’ll mop
    sad verse such a flop

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    Adina says:

    Ring Pops were my favorite thing about childhood. I remember how I’d save up my allowance for that super sweet bling! Strawberry being my Ring Pop of choice, I’d color coordinate my outfit and I’d be the coolest kid on the playground. And ohh when a boyfriend gave you one – you were his for life! (or until you found someone better in the 4th grade lunch hall!) Ring Pops will always be a part of my history!

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    litgreg says:

    Ring pops are fun, in part because they are a “hands free” – or at least “palms free” – candy that you can eat while wearing, provided you have tiny fingers. Another perk is that, from a distance, in poor light or if the observer has bad vision, they can appear to be incredibly gaudy jewelry. If worn covering real jewelry, they might make a jewel thief pass you by without a second thought, assuming that you couldn’t possibly be wearing anything of value. Finally, you may be able to convince a candy-loving bride-to-be to accept one in lieu of a genuine engagement ring, resulting in quite a cost savings.

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    Becca says:

    I remember Ring Pops from way back when. I saw Ring Pop commercials and longed for the day when I could wear ten Ring Pops, one one each of my fingers, all lick them all, like the kids in the commercial. Unfortunately, my mom was never quite so keen to let me eat that much candy at once. After a few years, when I was able to buy candy for myself, I finally bought the coveted Ring Pops, all different flavors, and lined them all up, one on each finger. I even took a picture because of how pretty I thought I looked. Then I licked them all, one by one, down the line. It tasted a little funny, since my Ring Pops were so many different flavors. But good nonetheless. I will never forget that day, because it was simply so much fun.

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    kristi says:

    ring pops are great not only cuz they taste so yummy but..if u dont want to have it in your mouth for a few mins..henu can were it and not have to worry about getting u fingertips sticky or looking for a place to set it down without somehtign getting stuck to it!

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    Robin L says:

    mmm I loved the weekend trips to the candy store since we were not allowed sweets during the week we got to splurge on sunday and I had many a time had a handful of ringed fingers with an assortment of flavors of the ooohhh so deeeelish long lasting ring pop. Now that I have kids of my own the only lolly pop allowed in this house is the ring pop all the others do not compare to the high quality flavor and texture of the ring pop.

    congrats to 30 yrs ring pop
    now I have to go to the store cause I have a craving for the sweet sticky goodness of the delishious ring pop.

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    Tiffany says:

    Ring pops are yummy!!!!!!

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    Sharon Thayer says:

    I remember that ring pops were our “diamonds” , we thought that we were really something pretending with these. NOw I get a kick out of watching my 5 yr old grandaughter wear them and she will say “mimmi (that is me) look at my diamond it is (blue, red or whatever color she has at the time)” Oh what memories ring pops bring back!

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    Stacie says:

    When I went to go visit my grandma when I was a little girl every morning we went out for coffee with her friends and she would give me 10 cents to get a novelty candy.. I always saved it till I could afford to buy a ring pop. They were the crown Jewel of all Candy and well worth the wait. Now my kids think they are top notch but I have to admit that even as a mother I can’t resist to pop a ring pop into my mouth whenever I get the chance.

    Thanks for the many years of memories and here is to many more…….

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    Betty Nations says:

    My grandchildren think they “discovered” the ring pop. Kids of this generation like them just as much as the generations before them. Happy 30th and may my grandchildren’s children be able to “discover” the ring pops for the next generation.

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    AngelaWilliams Vanderford says:

    Wilma Flintstone the wife of Fred Flintstone wears a stone-age Ring Pop. Being a redhead naturally, I always wanted to grow up and have my own matching ring pop. While my ex and I were dating, he asked what my style of ring was and I said I wanted one like wilma flintstone’s, on our next date, I was presented with my very own delicious ring pop ! Wilma has missed out on the delicious treat all these years!

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    Jimmy Coleman says:

    Been eating ring-pops ever scince my son discovered them 30 years ago.

  46. 46
    Stephanie Wilkins says:

    I enjoyed ring pops when I was a kid now my kids enjoy ring pops.

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    jenny hebert says:

    My Granddaughter loves these

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    Megan says:

    My fondest memory of Ring Pops takes me back to a night in the early 80s. I was with my grandfather, and he took me into a store and instructed me to choose any candy I wanted, and to get enough for my siblings and cousins. I chose Ring Pops for all of us!

    My grandfather died a few years later. I’ve had a lot of Ring Pops in my time, and I will never forget the night that I was the “candy queen” and the bill for all of our candy jewels was willingly picked up by Granpa.

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    mary gallo says:

    i loved ring pops as a kid. I felt like it was a piece of jewelery. It was like a Gucci lollipop.

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    David Kimble says:

    I have loved ring-pops, since I was a boy growing up in Washington State and still enjoy them to this day!

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    Marci Holmes says:

    I recently said that I would wear ring pops and candy necklaces everyday if I could. Not only did I love them but I still love them today. I feel they complete every outfit.

  52. 52
    Anne says:

    Oh sure, diamonds may last forever, but Ring Pops are so much sweeter!

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    adrion saenz says:

    We used to pretend they were pirate treasure. The green ones were emeralds, the reds were rubies and so on. Gotta love ‘em.

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    Joe Perusse says:

    I love how ring pops are easy for my kids to handle

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    Rita Alarcon says:

    I always new sugar was a thing of beauty. The gem of a ring pop proved it.

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    Cynthia Shern says:

    Ring Pops are so addicting. And they really help to keep the young’uns clean. They keep the old man busy too.

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    mowudwn says:

    Happy Anniversary to ring pops!! I remember when ring pops first came out. I bought them for myself and now for my nephews….(ok for me too!). They love em and I still do as well.

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    jen says:

    my 18 month old son loves ring pops so much every time I go to by groceries Im putting all my items on the counter and hes opening them up and shoving them in his mouth as fast as he can.

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    Jen says:

    Well, ring pops are thirty, and I will be in two months as well! Guess that’s why I can remember eating them all my life! They are the best, and now I get to watch my kids enjoy them!

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    Sherre Andres says:

    OMG I didn’t even realize they still made these! These were so much a part of my childhood! They bring back so many memories, i could just cry!

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    Angie Brady says:

    I have three year old triplets. I love to see my kids enjoy the candy that I enjoyed when I was a kid.

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    jennifer d says:

    I love ring pops- and my kids do too!!

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    Susan Kiefel says:

    There were 5 of us growing up 3 Girls & 2 Boys .

    When Mom used to take us to the corner store in the evenings I remember My sisters & I would Get the Rings The Red were my favorite & my older sister liked the green ones Because my Dad Always Told Her She Had The Brightest Green eyes He’s Ever Seen My Little Sister didn’t care. What Color She Got She Got And My 2 Brothers Would Get The Whistle Pops Anyone Remember Them.
    The Ones With The Little Piece Of Plastic You Could Move Back & Forth To Make Different Sounds. I Think Mom Was Happy That Just My Brothers Wanted Them . I Don’t Think She Could Have Handled 5 Of Us Blowing Whistles At the same Time I Do Remember That Mom Would let us Girls Stay Inside & Play House Or Dress Up With Our Rings On & Told My Brothers To Go Outside To Play With Theirs .

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    renzed91 says:

    Yeh i have to say i love em.

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    rosalie lavertue says:

    there grrrrrrrrate

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    April Teichman says:

    Ring pops are the accessory of choice when you are 5 years old. Plus they smell delicious!

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    Stephanie Carlson says:

    Ring pops are still around? Awesome!

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    rhonda laney says:

    my kids used to ask for these all the time when they were younger. now they just buy them for themselves

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    mary primorac says:

    I keep various flavors in my kitchen drawer as a treat fpr the grandkids. They go straight to the drawer when they visit.

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    davidlee says:

    Can’t think of a better way to get sticky fingers. Well, possibly I can…

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    Chris Paul says:

    Ring Pops are my kids’ favorite candy! WHen we go to CHuck E CHeese, they always hope they win enough tickets to each get a Ring Pop.

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    jen solinski says:

    I could really go for a ring pop right now. Mmm, Mouth watery goodness.

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    Grace says:

    Royality is what I felt when wearing this
    InGenius creation of a

    Oversized Bling, made for
    Princess’ and
    Sassy people

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    Linda Denisen says:

    How many times have you made “my day” in the past 30 years! With 4 children and 10 grandchildren, ring pops are part of this family!

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    Jim says:

    These are still as good now as i i get my nieces these and they love them. they think uncle Jim is cool eating them with them

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    Kristen Hendricks says:

    I used to love ring pops when I was a little girl. I used to wear them before I would eat them and I thought wearing the different color ring pops made me look so cool. I used to love the flavors back then. I think my favorite was either watermelon or cherry. Now I see that some of my cousins love ring pops just as much as I did when I was a little girl. They too wear them and think the ring pops make them look so cool. I would love to win a box of them so I could share them with my cousins whose faces always seem to light up when they receive a ring pop.

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    Jennifer Blanton says:

    I love ring pops! When I was a little girl I would do my chores to get a ring pop, I thought that was so great! I still love them, my kids always love them too.
    thanks for the chance at winning them.

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    amanda says:

    Ring Pops continue to be my candy of choice. Every year on our anniversary, my husband (who is far too familiar with my love of Ring Pops) puts a Ring Pop on my finger and tells me he’d marry me all over again. Unfortunately (for him), when he leans in to kiss me, I inevitably already have the glorious sugary treat in my mouth!

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    kingnba6 says:

    i remember that when me and my girlfriend were going out i asked her to marry me with a ring pop. well it wasnt a real marriage but i think you know the point. and now i am married to her. THANKS RING POP!!

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    L McLendon says:

    Wow, what could be better than this!

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    Marvel says:

    Happy Anniversary to you Ring Pop! As a chocolate lover these were not a favorite but my DD loves them. She likes the glamorous look of a large gem on her hand. Eating them is just as much fun as wearing them for her. Long may you sparkle!

    Your link is at

    Thanks for the contest

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    avismarie17 says:

    Being a Grandma of a 10 year old boy, Ring Pops are idealic to have on hand for when he comes to visit, which is monthly. The neighborhood kids like when he does, because he knows that Grandma has Ring Pops for him and his friends in her candy jar. I usually have one in each hand (hidden) and they have to pick the hand they want to see what flavor they’ll get. They love it and the Ring Pops! Happy Anniversary and many more!!

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    Ron Miller says:

    my 10 year old’s favorite!

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    BarracudaRon says:

    forgot to mention, you’re linked from

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    nicki72182 says:

    yum…ring pops…was my favorite when I was a kid…and I find myself wishing I had one now :)

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    Peggy1116 says:

    WoW!! These ring pops bring back memories of when I used to get them for my children, even the boys loved them.
    What a fun contest
    Happy Anniversary Ring Pop!!

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    Andrea says:

    Ring Pops are the best, I loved them when I was little, I love them now, my kids love them, and they are so convenient. Little pop you can wear on your finger, big taste. YUM!

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    Jessica Beckwith says:

    Every time I suck on a ring pop my mouth explodes with extreme sugar greatness! You should create a fun commercial about Ring Pops like the ones you see about Starburst and Skittles (even though they dont compare!)

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    Jared Blackburn says:

    I’m just a big kid when it comes to ring pop,gotta love em!

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    nancy williams says:

    My greatest memories of ring pops are sharing an old dirty ringpop after playing in the dirt with my brother with his hot was a great time in my life. we growed up and stopped eating dirt on our ringpops. He passed away in 2001 from an automobile accident, so if i win , i dedicate a ring pop in his honor, but with out the dirt, or maybe with the dirt, it wasnt half bad.

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    buttercup says:

    Ring pops
    Ring pops are the most delectable candy

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    Rochelle says:

    I loved them when I was little and my daughter loves them now…

    A timeless treat…

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    Kassie says:

    Ring pops are the bomb..since the beginning!!

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    Jason says:

    This was my favorite item for my mom to buy me at the pool snackbar growing up. Now my twins love these as I take them to the same pool. Some things never change, just get better

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    Pamela White says:

    Ring Pops are great as a kid I got my first one in a birthday grab bag and all the girls were showing them off like they were engagement rings. Mine I devowered I like to crunch my pops.

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    06/29/1978 says:

    I love ring pops

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    SugarSweetAllie says:

    Do you remember the Ring Pop Commercial?!

    BOY: “Will you wear my ring?”

    To this day, my BFF and I re-enact that commercial. And we’re 26 years old. The Ring Pop has got a few years on us! :-) And now — an ODE:

    Candy on a stick is overrated.
    Ring Pop style is never dated!
    The best combination of accessory and snack
    If I win, Ring Pops shall fill my back pack.
    All day long when a chum looks gloomy,
    I shall beckon, “Come to me.”
    Upon their finger I’ll bestow
    a lovely Ring Pop, all aglow.
    ‘Cause who could frown when your ring
    is colorful candy-colored bling?!

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    Cheri says:

    Hi, I am a mother of five. My kids have been eating these for years. They have been through the good and the bad. (My kids) But no matter what a Ring Pop always brought a smile. I think it will continue to be their favorites, a long time to come. My kids are now 12,14,16,18 & 21 and they still love Ring Pops. Thank you

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