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    Thread: **80-90's Toys!**

    1. 07-17-2012 05:02 AM #36
      Quote Originally Posted by saaboo View Post

      But got something way cooler for Christmas instead. I loved the dual rotors operated from beneath and the removable rocket-propelled escape pods on either side:



      80s toys absolutely rocked.
      My parents got me this for my birthday in the way early 90's, but I found it before they wrapped it up. They were tired of me finding hidden presents before holidays, so they drew the line with that one and returned it... I never saw it again

      -Rob

    2. 07-21-2012 04:12 AM #37
      Seems that childhood days are back here. One of the pics containing a store full of toys is really nostalgic. At this age it often feels sometimes to play, add our own dialogues and to create a drama while playing with toys. Truly it was fun playing with the toys.

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      08-01-2012 11:43 AM #39
      Quote Originally Posted by saaboo View Post
      Back when $18 was a ton of money for an 8 year old, I dreamt of purchasing this:



      But got something way cooler for Christmas instead. I loved the dual rotors operated from beneath and the removable rocket-propelled escape pods on either side:



      And then there was this awesome thing:



      80s toys absolutely rocked.
      I still have all 3 in my parent's crawl space with a huge GI Joe collection, including the USS Flagg.



      I never had the hovercraft or the F-14, those were my favorites.

      My oldest toys are probably the VAMP and RAM.




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      I managed to find it....cost too much...but so worth it. And yes I played with it..after I invited a few girls over lol
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      09-05-2012 06:16 PM #42


      Loved it as a kid. finally found one on evilBay.

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      09-08-2012 12:44 AM #43
      awesome thread ]

      keep them coming!
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      09-21-2012 11:08 PM #45
      did anyone indulge in the Ertl Force One diecast jets/helicopters? or Micromachine Military? or even Majorette military? i had no friends when i was younger..

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      09-21-2012 11:35 PM #46
      My buddy used to have a HUGE micro machine collection. Found a commercial ...
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      12-21-2012 08:40 AM #49
      Quote Originally Posted by Rapid Decompression View Post
      My buddy used to have a HUGE micro machine collection. Found a commercial ...
      I used to have a pile of those...
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      12-21-2012 11:39 AM #50
      Quote Originally Posted by WeenerBoy View Post
      totally awesome.


      loved me some rough riders in the 80s

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      12-24-2012 12:13 PM #51
      robw_z: That's gotta be one of the cruelest Christmas stories ever. Peeking at presents is such a natural thing. I'd be surprised if your parents didn't do the same.

      And how can we forget these Hot Wheels Crackups? Had a few back in '84/'85:





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      12-24-2012 04:11 PM #52
      I remember those!!! SO bad ass!
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      01-09-2013 08:06 PM #53
      The good ole days. I wish I still had these toys!
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      01-17-2013 09:36 AM #56
      Quote Originally Posted by Goodies1.8t@wrk View Post
      I only ever had the yellow lion foot. Still have it, in fact, my son thinks it's awesome.

      I also have this:

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    22. 03-13-2013 12:50 PM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by OneSixRight View Post
      back when toys were really popular in stores...

      Boy, I Remember those Days ....

      They dont sell them like they used too .... Unfortunately

    23. 03-13-2013 12:52 PM #58
      Quote Originally Posted by robw_z View Post
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      The green one in the upper right of the 2nd pic was my favorite that I owned for some reason.

      -Rob
      I still have these in their boxes unopened ( but the boxes a lil rough tho ) ... what would this be worth ...??

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      03-27-2013 08:20 AM #59
      Quote Originally Posted by jfreakofkorn View Post
      Boy, I Remember those Days ....

      They dont sell them like they used too .... Unfortunately

      Growing up I can remember going to a store called Child world, and collecting mego dolls. Today's stores are getting filled with less and less toys! I believe it's all due to the PS3's XBox 360. And al these new hand held games as well.
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      03-28-2013 12:58 PM #60
      Majokit - still have a ton of this stuff in my folks' basement






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      04-03-2013 12:55 AM #61
      jayce and the wheeled warriors!!!!!!



      i had a few of most of these toys posted as a kid as well as these. I also remember a micro machine type toy but military based and had crazy motherships and land ships. still have them somewhere.

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      04-03-2013 10:36 AM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by Preppy View Post
      Majokit - still have a ton of this stuff in my folks' basement






      AND

      I totally forgot how awesome Construx was! I should see if my parents still have my bucket of them.
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      04-18-2013 08:44 PM #63
      centurions!!!!!




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      05-17-2013 03:27 PM #64
      Quote Originally Posted by joeybags View Post
      I loved the big wheels with the handbrake thing on one wheel....perfect for skidding sideways while also tearing up the plastic wheels

      I used to have this penguin thing where the little plastic penguins would hop up these stairs (stairs moved) then get dumped onto a slide where they slid down and put onto a thing moving them back to the stairs to go back up top.

      Mt grandpa also got me a massive box set of transformers as a youth...was the greatest present I ever got.
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      05-17-2013 03:34 PM #65
      Isn't the image above a "super big wheel?"?


      Memories...


      Quote Originally Posted by BlckBadged_SwissChee View Post

      I used to have this penguin thing where the little plastic penguins would hop up these stairs (stairs moved) then get dumped onto a slide where they slid down and put onto a thing moving them back to the stairs to go back up top.


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      05-21-2013 12:56 PM #66
      Awesome...I should pick one up for my daughter.
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