Then I saw this comment on reddit from user JeffOnReddit, in the thread of my Stock Class Ammo Roundup:
My last batch from BW2012 was as nicely glued as Yutoys ( i bought darts from both). Have i been lucky?
Which hinted at things turning around with the koosh quality control.
Then I found this listing:
Nerf N-strike Elite Rampage Retaliator Blasters 500 pcs Darts Improved Adhesive