Childhood Toys

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  1. SlammedZero

    SlammedZero Well-Known Member

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    So @quickccc thread about Saturday morning cartoons got me strolling down memory lane as a kid and thinking about my toys. I have one that still haunts me to this day! I had an all white Optimus Prime Transfomer. That original is SO RARE today and worth some cash. I don't even know what happened to my Transfomer collection to be honest. I probably just got rid of them when I got too old for "kids toys". I had a huge box of transformers I had collected that probably would be worth some cash these days. :( What sucks is Hasbro released a reissue collection that really blurred the lines on what is original and what isn't. You have to know what you are looking for.


    Anybody have any toys they remember, still have, or that got away from them that they regret??

    Very similar to this!
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    Also, Super Soakers were huge when I was a kid during the summer time. Everybody had one chasing each other around the neighborhood yards and down the street.

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    I also had some of the usual suspect toys from back then. The G.I. Joes and the He-Mans. I specifically remember the He-Man you could punch in the chest and it would flip around like you dented him. haha
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    I also had a ton of Hot Wheels and a small collection of MicroMachines.
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    I never had a Nintendo as a kid though. Parents just would never budge. Always had to go to friend's houses for gaming. I didn't get a gaming system until the PS1 when I was like 15-16. Good times!! Crazy how quick time gets behind you.
     
  2. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    Voltron. He used to break into five different lions.

    I also had tons of Legos, Star Wars, and Transformers.

    For a very brief period of time, I had several He-Man things too. For whatever reason, my interest in that didn't last very long.

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  3. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    [​IMG] What can I say? ....We were poor.
     
  4. ctrous25

    ctrous25 Stay Classy Philly/Minny

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    Loved my old ninja turtles. Still love the tmnt in general
     
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  5. Reality

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    I only had the fourth one from the left .. my family couldn't afford the full set like you had.
     
  6. Runwildboys

    Runwildboys Well-Known Member

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    Most of mine were hand-me-downs.
     
  7. Sarek

    Sarek Povar

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    Started with Lincoln Logs and Toy Soldiers at like age 4 or 5, added Legos into the mix shortly after. Once i saw Transformers on tv and for sale in ToysRus that was the end of the logs soldiers and legos.
     
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  8. Tabascocat

    Tabascocat Dexternjack Zone Supporter

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    Stretch Armstrong, we just had to find out what was inside. My goto’s were Legos and Star Wars stuff though.
     
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  9. YosemiteSam

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    All I had was ash because we had to burn mine to keep warm. :D
     
  10. JohnnyTheFox

    JohnnyTheFox Achilleslastand

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  11. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    I had a Stretch Armstrong too. I also had Evel Knievel motorcycle that you could jump things with.

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    The Operation game.

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    We also had the Jaws game where you had to fish crap out of his mouth similar to Operation.

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  12. SlammedZero

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    Wow!! How could I forget ninja turtles?!? I loved TMNT.
     
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  13. daboyzruleperiod

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  14. YosemiteSam

    YosemiteSam Unfriendly and Aloof!

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    lol at barrel of monkeys. I never had it, but I definitely remember them from whatever having them.

    I remember perfection too. I remember the commercials for the easy bake ovens. At least back when I used to watch TV heh.
     
  15. DeathMonkey

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    Oh man, where to start?

    I also had the Evel Knievel one.
    I had some of the old Star Trek ones with the transporter
    I had a Criss Cross Crash
    Space 1999 gun
    Battlestar Galactica toys
    Star Wars toys (tons of these)
    Transformers (tons and tons of these)
    GI Joe toys
    Atari 2600
    Commodore Vic 20
    a big Godzilla (from the 70's, with a launching fist...because I don't know)
    Danguard Ace toy
    Robotech toy

    And of course tons of sports stuff. I was really active.
     
  16. cowboyec

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    I miss my record player.
    even more than my batman and star wars figures and mongoose bike and "duke" football.
    I miss my record player.
     
  17. Runwildboys

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    You were spoiled! :grin:
     
  18. DeathMonkey

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    I always appreciated what I was given and never expected more. I realized how blessed I was to have such an amazing family. :)
     
  19. daboyzruleperiod

    daboyzruleperiod ♡☆

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    Remember these Slammer? :D
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  20. DeathMonkey

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