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I Wtk Your Favorite Toys From the Past

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    I Am Wondering

    With Christmas right around the corner I am wondering what my nieces and nephews would do if I gave them some of my older, yet still usable toys.  Let’s see some of my favorites would be the following: Crayola Crayons, Raggedy Ann Dolls, View-Master 3-D...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F Nov 6, 2009

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    Snoopy

    I was given a stuffed toy dog when I was very young. There are pictures of me dragging him around when I was 2 or 3 years old. I took him everywhere. I named him, "Snoopy", after the Peanuts cartoon dog. He kinda, sorta looks like Snoopy, but I don't think he was made to be...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 2 Responses Dec 31, 2011

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    I Know Mine!

    I had one for sure! It was this cool Mario hand held puzzle that has four little metallic balls in it. It was diamond shaped, see through, and and 3D. You had to twist and turn through this wacky maze in it, and pretend each little ball is one of the good Mario guys, and every...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Feb 22, 2010

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    Had To Think About It

    I guess my favorite toy when I was growing up was a Dusty doll. Not like a barbie bigger, she came with a horse that had moveable parts thought that was SO cool. I really loved this doll, they don't make her anymore but I still have the one I got for Christmas, the horse is...
    Crina Crina 26-30 1 Response Feb 23, 2010

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    My Favourite Toy Was Barbie

    I grew up in the communist era (I'm from Romania) so we didn't have to much of a choice when it came to toys, or to anything. I had relatives in Germany and Austria so they would send me every year a new Barbie. I loved playing with them, making clothes for them, my  friends...
    helgalexa helgalexa 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 4, 2010

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    Easy Bake Oven

    I am the youngest of four daughters. And, I have a much younger brother. As a child, I had my eye on my older sisters' Easy Bake Oven, knowing they would tire of it eventually and it would be mine. However, my next older sister used the oven to bake Mr. Potato Head. Mr. Potato...
    Mary1283 Mary1283 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 12, 2011

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    Lego Wars

    My brother had a cowboy town and a couple little trios of Calvary soliders in his room and I had the Indian villages--I have all of the Indian Lego sets they made and I have a duplicate set, too.  But, we'd have actual wars and actually have them travel between our...
    filthydieseltech filthydieseltech 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 21, 2009

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    3 Favorites

    It brings back memories to think about it, but I really liked Lego, hot wheels and my Aurora race track.  Those toys kept me occupied for hours. I'm sure that made my parents happy.  lol
    IamGone IamGone 41-45, M 1 Response Jun 17, 2009

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    Little Toys

    I had a box full of tiny figurines, which I ever so creatively dubbed my 'Little Toys'. I would get lost in my own world for hours, talking through the toys, creating stories and lives for them. I liked playing with anything that couldn't talk back to me... even from a very young...
    Ragelovelumos Ragelovelumos 18-21, F Aug 7, 2012

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    I'm a Barbie Girl

    haha! i was such a barbie girl---i have all her stuff---the dolls, the car, even plates, spoons and forks, etc... I love barbie! I dressed her up, gave her a bath, even cut her hair! lol! :p... i also adored Polly Pocket, dollhouses, the brick game, nintendo...
    mistyeyedlass mistyeyedlass 18-21, F Apr 11, 2009

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    Etch a Sketch

    I can even do cursive writing with it...can anyone else do it or am I weird? :-)
    pixelita pixelita 36-40, F 12 Responses Aug 28, 2009

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    My Favorites

    As I've always been a military enthusiast my favorite toys were my Action man figures (like a British GI Joe but with sportsman & superhero versions as well). One of my few happy memories of my dad is him teaching me which uniforms went with which guns & vehicles. I...
    britbear britbear 36-40, M Jun 18, 2009

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    "Andy Panda"

    He is a stuffed panda bear from an old story series.  I got him for my 5th birthday and he knows more about me than any living being.  (sure glad he can't talk)  He is now 49 years old.
    botable botable 51-55, F 1 Response Aug 28, 2009

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    Would Be A Draw

    between my train set abnd my short wave radio on second thought it would be the radio as both me and my wife at a young agelove to sit and lisen to it at night
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Jan 1, 2012

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    Legos

    I love Legos.  I have always loved Legos.  I will always love Legos.I still play with them when I am with my Youngest son.  And I would love to have a room where I can just build things with them and leave them like little statues.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 25, 2011

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    Lego Skyscraper

    My favorite toy from the past was Legos. My relatives from Germany would send my a boxload of these goodies. And i would build a skyscraper as far as i could reach. Add a couple of colored lights, and my friends would be amazed at my creation. Til we got bored with it and decide...
    lostntime lostntime 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    Match Box Cars

     The first love I ever had with toys were match box cars.  Back then I was about 5 or 6 and would watch the Dukes of Hazard on TV.  My mom bought me a plastic town map I would spend hours setting up my cars on and pretend I was telling a story with the...
    denverguy denverguy 36-40, M 5 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    Cabbage Patch Kids!

    I loved those dolls! 
    n2maynard n2maynard 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 2, 2009

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    Schoolhouse And Weebles

    I have one of those schoolhouses that has the teacher and the students desks and playground equipment. It also has those magnectic alphabet letters that you can use to spell out things with on the roof of the schoolhouse. I also had Weebles they were fun the saying was"weebles...
    hardenedhart70 hardenedhart70 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 21, 2011

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    Horse Crazy

    A large part of my childhood play time was spent with my beloved Breyer brand horses. I cherished every single one I owned, and when birthdays and Christmas time rolled around, no one needed to ask what was at the top of my wish list. Many, many hours was spent...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Feb 24, 2010

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    Zeddy

    My mom used to work at a Chinese Resturant when we were living in a bigger city.  Someone gave her a teddybear named zeddy. So she gave it to me.I had  the teddy fro a long time until my middle twenties. I had to gave it away because we are moving from a bigger city to a small...
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Jan 25, 2011

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    Transformers and Ninja Turtles

    OMG, I grew up on the Transformers.  My brother and I had two grocery bags (the big paper ones no one uses anymore :/) overflowing with them!  I have very fond memories of my Ninja Turtles, too.  We had tons of them, as well.  I remember the Turtle van was...
    Harui Harui 26-30, F Mar 3, 2009

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    Baby Tender Luv

    She was one of the first baby dolls that really wet her diaper and talked.. Had I known I would grow up and have 6 real babies....lol...I might not have loved her so much....
    deleted66 deleted66 41-45, F Jun 4, 2010

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    One Of My Favs Was My Rainbow Brite Doll..

    Me n my sister got in a fight as lil kids & she threw my doll over the terrace of our 7th flr apt bldng. I was Soo mad & never forgave her cuz someone had stolen it. Well, as adults now, 25 yrs later, she found nd the doll on Ebay and got it for me as a surprise! Lmao.. it was...
    lareina143 lareina143 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2012

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    My Play Things & Hobbies From Ago...

    ball & jacks hopscotch--loved this jumping rope little kiddles--especially the tiniest ones coloring climbing trees riding my bikes exploring nature Mrs. Beasley doll cracker jack toys & charms Gumby & Pokey roller-skating & many scuffed knees wacky...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 30, 2008

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    Being a Tomboy

    being a tombooy meant i didnt really play with girls toys. I witnessed my sisters with their dolls how they would brush their hair and talk for the doll and the dolls were always nasty characters...so i knew that dolls were not for me. I did once get a pram but that was purely a...
    thehippy thehippy 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 21, 2009

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    I Loved My He Man Toys

    I was a tomboy and my favorite toys to play with were the He Man figurines. I also liked to play with gi joes and the teenage mutant ninja turtles toys.  I also liked my etcha sketch, glo worm, legos and those little micro machine cars.
    cocoaomalley11 cocoaomalley11 26-30, F Jun 21, 2009

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    My Favourite Past Time Toys

    Mini bricks  and Tinker toys.  I had lots of fun with them.
    aquarius3 aquarius3 61-65 Jan 17, 2012

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