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LOL What was your best and most memorable toy when growing up?

Discussion in 'General' started by true_gamer, 5 Jun 2012.

  1. true_gamer

    true_gamer Well-Known Member

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    I'll start.:D

    My most fun and most memorable toy was the Manta Force collection.
    My bedroom use to be a massive war zone!! The good old days...:rolleyes:

    The Red Venom
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    The Manta Base
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    The Manta Ship
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    Black Barracuda
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  2. thehippoz

    thehippoz New Member

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    used to make pee pies with all the kids in the neighborhood when I was a kid =] you had to make sure you didn't piss too much or you couldn't shape the sand right.. and remember this guy would come around and sell donuts out the back of his van..

    times have changed.. we have rappers nowdays rapping about **** they didn't even do- and a bunch of out of control kids

    things seemed so much better back in the days before clinton =] toys- there was always that rich kid who had all the toys, he never let anyone else play with them
     
  3. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Die cast thunderbirds toys- like gold dust now. :(
     
  4. .//TuNdRa

    .//TuNdRa Resident Bulldozer Guru

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    Lego. And one hell of a lot of it. I've still got most of it now. Still building stuff!
     
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  5. talladega

    talladega I'm Squidward

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    paper and tape was one of my favorites.
     
  6. true_gamer

    true_gamer Well-Known Member

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    Who remembers StarCom?

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  7. Ending Credits

    Ending Credits Bunned

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    I hear you. Just finished the 6th iteration of my lego revolver (I managed to fix most of the issues, whoo!)
     
  8. GeorgeK

    GeorgeK Swinging the banhammer Super Moderator

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    I had a manta base and a manta ship too! The base was awesome - shoot the targets and stuff would fly up in the air - may have been my most memorable toy actually...
     
  9. Pookeyhead

    Pookeyhead It's big, and it's clever.

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    I remember this very well....

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    ..and my absolute fave was this....

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    ...and let's not forget this....

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    ...I didn't just sit inside playing video games :)

    I also had one of these...

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    I was a child of the 70s :)
     
  10. KayinBlack

    KayinBlack Currently Rebuilding

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    Toss up between Lego (still love the stuff) and my die-cast metal Voltron. I actually got child protective servises called about me, I would sleep with that voltron like a teddy bear. I would then proceed to get bruises in my sleep from it. They were gonna get nasty with my grandparents when I decided to take a nap and wouldn't let them take it from me. They realized I was doing it to myself.
     
  11. Sloth

    Sloth #yolo #swag

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    Plastic army men. I loved setting up campaigns that progressed through the whole house. Also fits well with Lego making vehicles for them to use.

    Unfortunately they're all gone now. I learned how fun fire can be...

    What is that? Never seen it before. Also, the layout of numbers is bugging me. The bottom row should be 1, 2, 3!
     
  12. Cei

    Cei pew pew pew

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    Lego.

    My childhood collection probably numbered around 5000 bricks. My current collection is about 80,000 - out of hand a tad maybe.
     
  13. true_gamer

    true_gamer Well-Known Member

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    Any of you have one of these?

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    walle Well-Known Member

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    My LEGO and my Scalextric slot car track.
     
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  15. Sorc

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    Another vote for Lego from me.

    Otherwise, my strongest memories are that I always left the house to play with either my bike or my football.
     
  16. KidMod-Southpaw

    KidMod-Southpaw Super Spamming Saiyan

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    Forgot all my Fleischmann trains and high volume of track, and couldn't forget the scenery that my nana made for it- looked great! :)
    All the engines are in a display case now, they're getting very, very hard to source.
     
  17. erratum1

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    I used to build and paint plastic models as a kid I also liked radio controlled cars.

    I miss playing out all day with friends lol, I remember begging to be allowed to stay out for an extra hour.
     
  18. supermonkey

    supermonkey Deal with it

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    Well, I still love playing with Lego after all these years, so I guess that's the one toy that had any lasting impression.

    However, my fondest childhood memories involved summer nights and running around with friends until our parents forced us to come inside. The absolute best games were any of the variants in the Ghost in the Graveyard genre. Once forced inside, Dungeons and Dragons and other similar games ruled my later childhood years (funny, just like Lego I still play D&D on occasion).
     
  19. improprietary

    improprietary FT03 is a bitch to watercool

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    lego and k'nex which led a quick demise in denmark for some odd reason.
     
  20. Throbbi

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    An imperial crapton of Lego! Still got tons of it and have recently been working on a cigarette distribution trebuchet :D

    Also had loads of Scalextric and bucketloads of star wars and transformers. Original Millenium Falcon in the loft.

    My favourite though was probably the speccy and Meccano :) Meccano was the nerds Lego for me.

    We need to start trying to build the coolest thing we can with Lego and posting it, someone start a thread, my build is undergoing maintenance!
     

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