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21 Foods Every Australian Kid Had A Love-Hate Relationship With

"Ohhhh I hate that I love you so."

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1. The long fruit Roll-Up rolls.

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What you loved: Unrolling them to create a sick second tongue.

What you hated: The Roll-Up sticking to its backing paper in summer and you wondering why bad things happen to good people.

2. Twix Top bars.

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What you loved: The fact you were basically eating a chocolate bar disguised as a lunchbox treat.

What you hated: How fast you ate them because you couldn't control yourself.

3. Sesame snaps.

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What you loved: Battling your friends to see who could make the loudest snap.

What you hated: That they were the sad and healthy alternative to the Twix Top your mum refused to buy you.

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4. Spiral apples.

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What you loved: Wasting your time making your apple look like a slinky.

What you hated: How dirty it got from you touching it in its slinky state.

5. Ovalteenies.

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What you loved: Letting these bad boys dissolve in your mouth.

What you hated: Realising that you were just literally eating choc-malt tablets with no substance.

6. Mamee noodles.

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What you loved: The fact you were just gnawing on a block of fried instant noodles.

What you hated: How instant noodles never tasted as good again.

7. Jumpy's chips.

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What you loved: Eating little versions of our national animal.

What you hated: How loud the bag was meaning you had the share your little kangas with everyone.

8. Chicken JJ snacks.

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What you loved: Literally everything. There was no other chip like it.

What you hated: JJ's smug face looking at you after you demolished a pack in two minutes.

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9. Burgerman chips.

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What you loved: The dream combination of your two favourite things: Burgers and chips.

What you hated: The fact they tasted nothing like burgers.

10. Le Snak.

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What you loved: Basically having your own little mini cheeseboard in your lunch box.

What you hated: The absolutely wack ratio of cheese to crackers.

11. Dunkaroos.

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What you loved: The joy of basically dipping cookies into Nutella and calling that lunch.

What you hated: Cutting your tongue on the plastic when you tried to lick all the remaining chocolate out like an animal.

12. Cheese Stringers.

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What you loved: Sitting there ripping the cheese into pieces so small you couldn't even taste them.

What you hated: The fact you eventually just gave up and bit straight into it, ruining all the fun.

13. Individual Nutella packs.

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What you loved: Not being judged for really just eating a spoonful of portable Nutella.

What you hated: Judging yourself for just eating a spoonful of portable Nutella.

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14. Go-Gurt.

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What you loved: Being able to eat yogurt without a spoon, and sometimes even without your hands.

What you hated: How they were always somehow lukewarm come lunch time.

15. Vegemite Snackabouts.

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What you loved: Using the little red spatula to give you the feeling of a chef creating a master dish.

What you hated: That it was Vegemite in that little compartment and not Nutella like we all deserved.

16. Milky Way spread

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What you loved: The fact you could have a sandwich made just of a chocolate bar spread.

What you hated: That you spread chocolate on bread and called it a sandwich.

17. Pizza Roundas

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What you loved: Being able to essentially eat a pizza in a ball.

What you hated: How they were somehow always as hot as Satan's ass on the outside and cold as shit in the middle.

18. Frozen poppers.

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What you loved: Being able to eat mouthfuls of refreshing flavoured ice on a hot day.

What you hated: After four mouthfuls you were stuck eating flavourless ice and drinking a shot of syrup at the end.

19. Toffee.

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What you loved: Getting away with sucking on what was essentially a big block of sugar.

What you hated: Breaking approximately 2.78 teeth for every bite you took.

20. Eucalyptus drops.

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What you loved: Being able to purchase a bag of lollies from the canteen.

What you hated: The fact that these were the saddest excuse for a lolly you had ever seen.

21. And Zooper Doopers.

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What you loved: The sweet and refreshing taste of flavoured ice on a hot day.

What you hated: The delicious combo of blood from your torn lips mixed with the loss of feeling in your frost-bitten fingertips.

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