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Online bids for 'rare' Wispa bar #205826
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Originally Posted by bbc
An online bidding war is taking place for a five-year-old Wispa bar.

Student Rebecca Wells, from Stoke-on-Trent, found the out-of-date Cadbury bar down the back of a sofa.

She has put it up for auction on the eBay site to raise money for the charity LAM Action, which funds research into a fatal lung disease.

The Birmingham firm stopped making Wispa bars in 2003. It brought them back as a trial in October following an internet campaign.

So far bidding for the bar has reached more than 200 - hundreds of times its original Sale price.

'Childhood memento'

Ms Wells said she initially wanted to eat the bar - which was best before 28 April 2004 - when she found it.

She said: "It kind of went through my mind but I knew it was probably going to be years out of date.

"I didn't know what to do with it. I was looking for things to put on eBay when I found it so I thought I might put it on eBay and see what happens."

Peter Bonner, who led the Bring Back Wispa campaign said the auction might appeal to be people who want a memento from their childhood.

He said he thought it might sell for as much as 50.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/england/staffordshire/7237724.stm

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Re: Online bids for 'rare' Wispa bar [Re: Pomp] #205827
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Holy cow!! more than 200!!!! for a gone off wispers bar omg

Re: Online bids for 'rare' Wispa bar [Re: Pomp] #205847
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Id buy it.. Put that stuff over it that keeps cakes Fresh.. Then Frame it smile but aint got the money heh!


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Re: Online bids for 'rare' Wispa bar [Re: SoundLad] #205854
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cant find the ad on ebay???

Re: Online bids for 'rare' Wispa bar [Re: Davey_Martin] #205859
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bet you'd still eat it tho matt, with it being chocolate !! raftl


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