Why were blogs, websites, and people the country over proclaiming the joy of the return of the Crispy M&M? I didn't know about it until I was at Wal-Mart yesterday, looked at the candy, and there they were, innocuously sitting with all the other M&Ms's like it wasn't a BFD. (Or, more likely, everybody knew, saw, and is over it, and Wyoming is just way behind on the game).
That said, I don't know if it is nostalgia goggles, or if the quality is less. They still taste good and crunchy, but they seem smaller, so you don't get as much delicious crunchiness per individual candy.
ETA: I also got the Carrot Cake M&M's, and they were surprisingly delicious. I don't know if I would describe the flavor as carrot cake, but definitely spice cake or something like that.