Pick Your Favorite Childhood Candies and We'll Guess If You're Gen X, Millennial or Baby Boomer

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Allison Lips

5 Min Quiz

What is your favorite M&M's color?

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How do you feel about Warheads?

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Do you like candy cigarettes?

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What is your favorite Sky Bar flavor?

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If you could only eat one high-end chocolate brand, which one would you choose?

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Are you a left Twix or a right Twix?

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Which Reese's Peanut Butter Cup spin-off candy is your favorite?

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What hard fruity candy do you reach for first?

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If you had to choose only one candy with flavored powdered sugar, what candy are you eating?

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In a bag of Hershey's Miniatures, what is your favorite candy?

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Which Starburst flavor pack is the most delicious?

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How often do you feel like a nut?

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What is the darkest percentage of cacao you can handle in dark chocolate?

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Which Nestle candy is your favorite?

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Do you enjoy eating cherry cordials?

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How do you feel about Raisinets?

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When you're at the movie theater, which candy are you splurging on?

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Which string candy could you eat every day?

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If you could try every Japanese Kit Kat flavor, which would probably become your new favorite?

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In a battle between Junior Mints and York Peppermint Patties, which candy would win?

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On Halloween, what candy do you dread getting in your basket?

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If you needed to freshen your breath, which mint brand would you pull from your pocket?

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Which short-lived candy bar do you wish would return to store shelves?

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What is your favorite regional candy bar?

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How do you feel about white chocolate?

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Have you ever enjoyed Candy Buttons?

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What is your favorite fictional candy?

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Which candy bar do you prefer frozen?

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If you had to choose one candy as an ice cream topping, what would you pick?

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Which brand has the best boxes of chocolate?

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About This Quiz

Growing up, we all ate candy. While some parents were stricter than others, odds are at some point you ended up eating a bag of M&M's or a handful of Starbursts. Despite Mars, Nestle and Hershey's continually producing new candies, they also make many classic candies that have withstood the test of time and outlived thousands of candies that simply existed as a gimmick. For example, Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and Butterfinger both hit store shelves in the 1920s, but remain favorites of candy lovers to this day. 

On the other hand, there are candies that only last a few years, yet remain beloved by a generation. Baby boomers will remember Chicken Dinner, Nestle's Alpine White, Marathon Bars and Reggie. However, Gen X is more likely to miss Bar None prior to its recipe change, Summit Bars and Butterfinger BB's.

Then there are those candies that have remained on store shelves for decades, yet are no longer popular. Examples of this category include Mary Jane, Zagnut and the Zero bar.

Is this quiz already getting you nostalgic? Will your candy opinions place you in a younger generation? Or will they suggest that you're a bit of an old soul? There's only one way to find out! 

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