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I loved my toys

Where are they now?

Did Tiny Tears Fall From Santa's Sleigh? I was a child in the 1960s. Toys were simpler in those days but still provided lots of fun. There were probably more toy shops around; not the superstore type but smaller neighbourhood toy shops. These were like an Aladdin’s cave of treasure. I had two...

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Can't beat a bit of nostalgia!

It made me feel really old writing this!

I always like to begin these kinds of reviews with a pre-amble and, following tradition, this one will be no different. Technically speaking I don’t know if these toys are my “top ten” in the sense that they were played with more often than my others, but the reason they made it into the list is...

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Memories!!!

The one's that broke!

Top Ten Toys From My Childhood! The other night me and my brother sat down and watched Beavis and Butthead Do America, we hadn't seen it for such a long time and wanted a bit of a laugh. After the film finished we started talking about how much we use to love Beavis and Butthead when we were...

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Wonderful memories...

Few...

Being born in 1969, I enjoyed a 1970s childhood and my teenage years in the 1980s. I was an only child throughout these years. In fact, it was only in 2000 that my half-sister from my Dad’s second marriage was born – a month before my 31st birthday! Being an only child was a bit of a mixed...

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Super

Nostagia

Nostalgia

As it's always been, boys get macho toys and girls get girly ones. Sadly some five year-old working class girls take the tiny pushchair rather too seriously and have real kids to put in the big ones ten years later, the pink mini buggy trade clearly a cunning perpetual earner for the toy trade...

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Excellent

“When toys were toys”

published 29/12/2006

They kept me occupied for a good long time (Happy ...

They show my age and I haven't got them anymore

1. Dolls pram...... I had a scaled down version of a real pram (Triang I think). It was white metal with real solid white rubber wheels with a brake, a blue spotted hood and a rain cover that fixed on with press studs. The press studs were impossible for a child to undo and the hood folded down...

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Excellent

Hours of fun!

None (well, maybe a few bruises from some toys!)

Mousetrap (or trapmouse as my sister called it!) This was one of my favourite games which I pestered my parents for when I was about 10 years old. I recently bought this for my 8 year old daughter who loves it. The new version is slightly different from the one I remember – the board is a lot...

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Excellent

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I recently asked Ciao to add this category so we could all have a reminisce about our favourite toys that we played with as a child. I love a bit of nostalgia and this seemed the ideal opportunity to have a think about which toys I enjoyed as a child, which toys frustrated me, scared me and which...

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Excellent

Superbly Stimulating -- TOYSSSSS

NONE... maybe prices lol

These are the toys that make my list. To save time and space, I've given you a few links and a few telephone numbers but not all. You can do a search of the ones that I haven't listed. If the toy is a 'brand name' toy . then when you are searching , add the words "OFFICIAL SITE" to the words you...

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Excellent

“Those were the Days”

published 15/08/2007

Things were appreciated and respected.

None

They certainly do not make toys like they used to. I loved my childhood especially at christmas and birthdays as this was the only time I got presents. I think we really appreciated what we got however big or small. The only pro was there was 4 of us so we got to share. Not now though, if it is...

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Years of Fun and Games!

None, I loved them all!

After seeing this op by purplelynne I just had to do this! I have very fond memories of my childhood toys and I wasn't one of those kids that had a lot so I definitely appreciated what I had! So here are my top ten: 1) Big Yellow Teapot - I desperately wanted one of these. It was the big teapot...

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“Those were the days”

published 29/11/2004

Memories

I'm getting older

I noticed this new section, I believe started by purplelynne and thought it would be a fun trip down, memory lane so here goes. i was a 60's child and so with unavoidable memory loss due to much partying in the early 80's I will try to recount my favourite toys. In no order of preference. Pogo...

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Excellent

“child of the 60's”

published 25/11/2004

getting all nostalgic....

realise how rubbish modern toys are....

Well that's dated me, Child of the 60's. I bet many of you weren't born then. I've still got many of my toys, they are in a big box somehere in storage. These days my son gets Game Boy Advance, Playstation and DVDs of Cartoons that make no sense to me (are they subliminal FBI messages?). Thinking...

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Excellent

“THE GREAT COMEBACK TOUR”

published 04/01/2005

Hours of endless fun

I feel old

As I watched my two children gleefully opening their Christmas presents this year it bought back vivid memories of my childhood at Christmastime and receiving much wanted toys and gifts. As you can imagine a couple of decades later, things have changed considerably. When it comes to toys, they...

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Excellent

“Fun And Memories”

published 21/07/2007

Loads of fun, memories and entertainment

Toys arent made the same way!

I guess I am still in my childhood years if you wish, but even in a short space of a few years the types of toys available for children have changed completely! My top ten favourite toys from my eary childhood, in no order... 1)TY Beanies From about the age of eight, I was engrossed in TY beanies...

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