What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet….except, no.

Just a quick blog post to let y’all know I’m still alive and still a Southerner.  🙂  I came across two eggs last week. One that is the typical deceiving egg, it looks like the toy will be in the egg but, alas, when you open the box, the toy is in its own compartment.

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The other I think is actually kind of cool. Check it out:


Is that cute, or what?  I didn’t buy it.  Not because I didn’t want to, but because we had already been to the checkout THREE TIMES buying books.  I’ll get one next time we’re at Books-A-Million.  We are there a lot.  A LOT.

The fight continues.  We’ve had more lies about The Egg being freed in the form of Kinder Joy.  They’ve tried to claim that Kinder Joy is a new creation from Ferroro to legally bring The Egg into the United States…like it’s a modification.  The fact is that Kinder Joy has been out since 2001 in Europe.  I’m not knocking The Joy.  I love it.  But, when they first came out, I bought them for my kids thinking they had just changed the packaging on the Surprise Egg.  My kids were not amused and didn’t like the taste of  The Joy.  (Crazy children with broken taste buds.)  I am looking forward to having them sold in my area, but doubt my kids will like them as much as I do.

Have you tried the Hippo?  No?  They are awesome!  They’re made by Ferrerro, so it’s like buying The Eggs younger cousin.  Here’s a picture.  Look for them in places like World Market or, if you have access to it, military commissaries.  They also sell them online.

Free The Egg #FreeTheEgg



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2 responses to “What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet….except, no.

  1. I’m a bit disappointed. I uploaded a great violator piece and it never got posted. It appears the site is not well visited or updated.

    • Blog Operator

      Greg, I don’t know why, but your violated piece never made it to us. I’ve gone through our posts and don’t see a notification of it anywhere. Would you please send it again? As for updates, I only write new blog posts when something interesting happens, like the Kinder Joy coming out. Other than that, there hasn’t been much going on with Kinder Egg. Please resubmit your violator piece. I’d love to see it!

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