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    I still have (and play with) K'NEX




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    I also still have my Hasbro figures too...



    and this:


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    RAPE STOVE

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    Hold up hold up. Is this playground...



    The same playground as this one? This one below was a playground called Stars and Stripes park in Oklahoma City. It too was by a lake. I used to play on it as a kid.
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    Actually, I was going to ask if that playground was in San Diego. (Or Ranch Bernardo, specifically.) Must have been a Rocket themed thing sold all over the place.
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    I had an Erector set, my own pliers, and an oven that made little molded toy unicorns. You all can fuck right off.

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    I also had a homemade teddy bear named Purplish-Blue and a giant stuffed ape named Marvin. 1/2.

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    Now that I think of it, I also distinctly remember playing with a jar of pretty green baubles that turned out to be shattered auto glass. I had a broken windshield. Your move, rest of world.

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    Last edited by getbetter; 08-06-2011 at 12:44 AM.

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    We were pretty poor growing up and I would sit and entertain myself with these for hours:



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    A butt plug is not a weapon.

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    HAY CAN SOMEONE DRIVE DOWN TO THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS AND SEE IF THE BEER BARN IS REALLY A BARN?

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    toys that double as weapons. Whoot.
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    I'm pretty sure I've posted this before, but...


    Also, sporting some Star Wars figures with my pal...
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    My friend and I were OBSESSED with these. I really don't know why.


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    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/21: Baths @ The Independent
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom

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    i used to play with these all the time. they were called Street Sharks and there was a matching cartoon on saturday mornings.

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    Anyone else have the nintendo with this guy?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TomAz View Post




    funny how all i want to buy for my 3 and 5 year old are the toys from my childhood. they have had lincoln logs for a couple years now(the real old school wood ones, not the shitty plastic ones made today, wtf!), tinker toys are the next progression, then it's time for some erecting. these toys are still around and so popular for a reason.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Boourns View Post
    Anyone else have the nintendo with this guy?
    hell yeah, and that game was such a pain in the ass/boring. duck hunt all day every day, except when the damn dog laughed at you when you missed. why couldn't we shoot the dog?!

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    [Lame Angela's Ashes childhood story]

    When I was a young kid, my folks didn't have much money at all, so we never had sweets or fizzy drinks. So plastic bottles were such a novelty that every time we somehow ended up with one, we'd all write letters and embark on a Stand By Me-esque odyssey to the river to send off a message.

    We never did get a reply.

    [Lame Angela's Ashes childhood story]

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    Quote Originally Posted by getbetter View Post
    I remember wanting this so bad as a little kid...never got it though....I did have a lot of TNMT stuff though, including the Tokka figure that would change from a normal looking character into the mutated one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TallGuyCM View Post
    Holy shit, I just searched not thinking I'd find the exact case I had for my He Man action figures but I found it.

    This thing followed me everywhere for many years:

    I've got a He-Man pencil case in mint condition. I don't want to get rid of it but I'm sick of it sitting around.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JustSteve View Post
    hell yeah, and that game was such a pain in the ass/boring. duck hunt all day every day, except when the damn dog laughed at you when you missed. why couldn't we shoot the dog?!
    Yeah, it was easier to just do the robit's duty myself, but he sure did look cool.

    You could shoot the dog in Vs. Duck Hunt, which was only in arcades.

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    I have no idea what any of you are talking about. I can't for the life of me remember what I played with when I was younger, but I can guarantee it was none of the things above.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CrimesceneCookie View Post
    I've been toying with the idea of getting reacquainted with Legos as part of some home projects... Like the look of these...





    However this is awesome and I approve.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Courtney View Post
    I have no idea what any of you are talking about. I can't for the life of me remember what I played with when I was younger, but I can guarantee it was none of the things above.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cup-and-ball

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    This is the kind of nonsense that passed for fun in the 70s. Kind of an even more primitive Pong.



    There was nothing "digital" about it. I took it apart many times. It was full of gears and levers, and it made a awful buzzing sound.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MissingPerson View Post
    Ha, no. But actually, I did have one of these:

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    I think I had these too, actually now that I think about it. So I wasn't totally deprived. My parents just seemed to be against anything modern or plastic.







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