Which ones tasted better?
This generic take on HNCs was almost universally described as "watered down," and some people were actually into it. But others weren't.
"OK, so aside from the dust, one thing I've noticed about the fake cereal is that they lack this sheen. The real cereal is always shiny, like it's wrapped in plastic. Like it's an old Jewish grandma's couch."
"The fake ones -- and I know these are the fake ones -- are just cut weirdly... like they have hard edges that Cheerios don't have. And they have this weird dust all over them."
"The generic is like perfect balance between regular Cheerios and Honey Nut... like a Honey Nut lite... almost."
"The generic one is gross... ew, ew, ew, ew, ew, ew."