Thursday, October 16, 2008

Children of the 80's

Being a child of the 80's, I decided to look up some toys that were around back then. I had most of these myself! Did any of you have them as well? Is there any others you can think of? It was really neat to take a step back in time and check these out! I wish I still had some of my toys from back then, but unfortunately I don't.






Elaine October 16, 2008 at 5:36 PM  

I had four out of the six, but I am a little older...

Kelsey October 16, 2008 at 7:09 PM  

I am a 90's baby, but I remember some of these well!

I had many skip its, a nice collection of pound puppies and I was 7 when I learned how to use the Nintendo to play the game where you shoot the duck. or bird. or whatever it was.

I can honestly say the worst toy by far (that thankfully I never owned) was that creepy little Furby doll! All my friends had them and I HATED them lol.

The Brown's October 16, 2008 at 8:51 PM  

I had four of the six. The first one I didn't have and the ball. I actually had a 70s version of the skip it too thanks to my big sisters. It was a lemom on a plastic thing like a skip it. My mom still may have a few of these toys.

Tonya October 16, 2008 at 10:43 PM  

Oh, THAT'S a FUN trip down memory lane!! I don't know that I had those, but I sure do remember them!

About your comment on the cookie. It was a TREMENDOUS hit with the boys. I will DEFINITELY do it again!

Take care, and have a WONDERFUL weekend! =-)

ashlee October 16, 2008 at 11:30 PM  

oh this post made me smile and remember some great memoires...skip its were too much fun! I loved my nintendo..we had the track game that was a fav...and mario cart!!!LOL i loved the pound puppies too!!

Shosh October 17, 2008 at 12:09 AM  

i had 4 out of the six, and that really brought back memories. duck hunt!

Heidi October 17, 2008 at 1:03 AM  

My daughter has a skip it and pound puppies and something similar to a pogo ball that is called a Zoingo Boingo. The difference is it has a rubbery handle on it.
We still have a WORKING original Nintendo...and super nintendo and a gamecube.(we aren't totally behind the times)
As a child, I had the lemon skip it and that's it. I was obviously neglected and behind the times.

Keli October 17, 2008 at 1:12 PM  

Awww...pound puppies and nintendo..those were the days! I'm older but I remember them!

Honey Mommy October 17, 2008 at 11:28 PM  

I had pound puppies and a pogo ball. I may have had a skip it too.

I also had Care Bears! And I watched the Smurfs on Saturday mornings. :o)
Ahhh.. the memories.

Lisa October 20, 2008 at 1:12 PM  

OMG, those bring back great memories!! I had all of them except 1. I so loved the pogo ball. Neat idea!!

Tiffany T October 23, 2008 at 4:54 PM  

OMG...I totally had a Chubble! I used him as a motion detector! Awesome post!

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