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Jim: Thanks, Wiz and Miss Slink. I'm in the United States, and Google informed me of what a pick 'n' mix is (our closest equivalent is "penny candy," an assortment of jars of different candies, where each piece costs the same amount, historically a penny but now probably a nickel). However, Google wasn't helping with the individual items; dolphins and shrimp don't seem to have swum across the Atlantic. We do have fudge, thank goodness, though I've never seen it in a penny candy display. (1 year, 4 months ago)

Miss Slink: Jim, are you outside the UK? I have a feeling pick 'n' mix is a very much a British tradition.
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Wiz: Yes they are all candies shrimp ,ring and dolphin shaped. (1 year, 4 months ago)

Jim: I'd never heard of a pick 'n' mix, and even after repeated Googling, I don't understand the items in that group. Are dolphins and shrimp slang terms for candy in the UK, or maybe brand names of candy? Do rings refer generically to ring-shaped candies, like Life Savers in the United States, or something else entirely (like calamari rings, in light of dolphins and shrimp)?
On a separate note, I liked the fish category but was puzzled by the explanation "Native fish." Native to someplace in particular? (1 year, 4 months ago)

RickRoll: Onion was accepted for last category??? I only put it cos I fancied some onion rings. (1 year, 4 months ago)

E.C. Jet: Gooful (1 year, 4 months ago)

Vott: Awful (1 year, 4 months ago)

Vitt: Good (1 year, 4 months ago)