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Dear World, Stop Bashing "Classic Salted" – The Unsung, Underrated Heroes Of Snacks

Voicing this opinion may get you ostracised, shouted at, and possibly banished from your social circles, but what's true is true. It's time to accept it.

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Hello, friends. It is a pleasure to make your acquaintance again.

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Today, I will discuss the pleasures of snacking on Classic Salted Lay's Potato Chips.

That hand would probably be me too. Caressing my chips because I love them so.
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That hand would probably be me too. Caressing my chips because I love them so.

I know what you're thinking — salted chips are boring AF and don't deserve a place on your table for the sin of lacking flavour.

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A lot of people agree with you too.

But, Classic Salted — if you forget — is the origin of the potato chip. It's called a ~classic~ for a reason. In its purest form, the potato chip is pure salted goodness.

REMEMBER THE GOLDEN TIMES WHEN WE DIDN'T HAVE UNNECESSARY FLAVOUR? WHEN SIMPLICITY WAS THE TUNE OF THE HOUR? AND WE DIDN'T HAVE JUST ANY GARBAGE IN THE NAME OF SNACKING?

WHY ON EARTH WOULD I VOLUNTARILY HAVE LEMON TEA CHIPS?

Sure, I need mangoes around the year. BUT, DO THEY HAVE TO RUIN MY POTATO CHIPS!?

In good times or bad, Classic Salted has been there to save you when needed "something savoury, kinda crunchy, but not overpowering, you know".

Yeah, man. Classic Salted always knows. Classic Salted GETS you.

All hail our slain friend, Classic Salted, that came to the rescue to balance strong flavours.

Take this moment to recall the times that your yellow packet of Lay's chips has taken the backseat to fancier (read: less tasty) flavours and still managed to make it in the frame.

You may call it plain. But, how is the perfect amalgamation of palm oil, potato and a seasoning of salt plain? How?

But really, I am not alone in my affection for this simple and ridiculously underappreciated flavour.

It takes a brave person, in these turbulent times, to own up to loving Yellow Lay's.

But, not anymore. I love you, Classic Salted. You're the epitome of a loyal friend.