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5 Ways to Survive the Twinkie Apocalypse

Since Hostess announced it was closing its doors for good, fans of the Texas-based snack maker have done a deep-dive into a serious pool of crazy worrying about the fate of the beloved Twinkie.

Photographing the last one seen in a store, spending every last dime to stuff as many of them into a shopping cart as possible, the hellish ache for a snack you barely thought about until someone said it wouldn't be around anymore: these are the realities of a Twinkie Apocalypse.

And surviving it -- until another company purchases the brand name (likely) or mankind is threatened with extinction (unlikely, that will be done by zombies) -- means knowing your options.

Here are five of them.

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