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Old 11-07-07, 10:54 AM   #1
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Here's how it works....just post something (preferably a picture or link) to something you vividly remember from your childhood. It could be a toy, type of candy, TV show (youtube??), song (youtube??), whatever. That type of thing.


Big Trak (~1979) - Probably my absolute favorite toy in childhood.



Your turn.....will you post something old enough (or new enough) that many of us have to say WFT is that?
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Old 11-07-07, 11:09 AM   #2
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These two Gi Joe sets combined provided me countless hours of adventure as a kid.
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Old 11-07-07, 11:10 AM   #3
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how about....



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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D6LZzVCpYDY

That dinosaur always scared the bajeezus out of me.
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My brother had me play for hours at the time, whenever I see this I think of him.
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I remember this clock!!

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One thing that really stuck in my mind, being eight years old at the time, was the Israeli entry in the 1987 Eurovision Song Contest, the song Shir Habatlanim. The chorus and the choreography stayed with me for twenty years from that single performance in 1987. Earlier this year, I tried to find out what the song was called, and tried to find a video of it on YT. Found several, of which the one in the link above is the best out there.
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Here's how it works....just post something (preferably a picture or link) to something you vividly remember from your childhood. It could be a toy, type of candy, TV show (youtube??), song (youtube??), whatever. That type of thing.


Big Trak (~1979) - Probably my absolute favorite toy in childhood.



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F*ck me. I had one of those. I loved the thing, even if I can only vaguely remember what it did.
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Old 11-07-07, 11:24 AM   #12
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This is all I wanted for Christmas when I was or 4 years old.

I got it too. I love my Mom!

http://www.samstoybox.com/toys/DynamiteShack.html
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F*ck me. I had one of those. I loved the thing, even if I can only vaguely remember what it did.
You used the keypad on top to "program" it. You could give it commands in sequence like "forward 10", "right 45 degrees", "forward 3", "laser 10x", etc....

It was fun to use to chase around the cats and dogs with.
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I had almost all the figures, multiples on the horses, teepee, wagon, buckboard and ranch

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Evil Knievel stunt cycle, the only toy a boy needs


, that and a raleigh super grifter, 200lbs of thoroughbred stunt machine. You can keep your BMX anyone who was anyone had a grifter. I once broke a wall bunny hopping it on my grifter, that thing was like a sherman tank.
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This was really fun at the time
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