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    "Where Does He Get Those Wonderful Toys?"

    Does anybody have any prized possessions? Action figures? Vintage toys? Old video-games?

    I used to have one of these (the older-styled version)....




    ...and I'm thinking about buying my son one since they came back out with them again. They run around $100 these days. I think my parents bought me one for at least half that price!

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    I was watching VH1's "I Love the 70's" recently and they showed that old "Slime" that came in a little plastic garbage-can. Man, those were fun times!

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    I went through no less than 4 of these things.

    "The Guns of Navarone". The coolest fucking toy I ever had....


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    Playmobil was the shit. I had an older version of the pirate ship and it went through WWIII.

    Another one was the space Legos. I stopped playing with them right before that whole spectra took off. Last birthday my wife got me the X-Wing and Spidey 2 Legos. Man, what great memories that brings back...
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    I still have my "Verti-Bird (a small helicopter, tethered to a base) that would actually hover, or fly in circles.

    I also have the figures of James Bond, Auric Goldfinger and the pool table that flips over to reveal the model of Fort Knox, from the movie "Goldfinger".

    Literally dozens of cars, planes ect (still in the cases) from the first Tim Burton "Batman" film.

    A few "Speed Racer" cars (the Mach 5 and Racer X's car), hundreds of Hot Wheels and NASCAR collectibles...everything is packed away, however as my wife doesn't want the house completely decorated in my childhood.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HippieLettuce
    I went through no less than 4 of these things.

    "The Guns of Navarone". The coolest fucking toy I ever had....

    WoW!
    That reminds me of my old Star Wars Death Star Playset.

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    I had one just like this pic.....a cloud city ship. Man I loved that toy!!
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    That was the one!!!!!
    I will have to say the remodeled-version I posted above needs to be test-driven by yours truely if given the chance!

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    Sammy did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
    Michael did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
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    I had him too, but I left his pants on!

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    And I had the Big Wheel, not the Green Machine.

    Sammy did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
    Michael did the impossible. He made Van Halen better. Deal with it.
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    Anybody here old enough to remember "Major Matt Mason"?
    He was an astronaut action figure, with all sorts of accesories you could get.

    How about models? I had all the Tom Daniel cars put out by MPC (The Red Baron, The Beer Wagon, Rommel's Rod, the Tijuana Taxi, the S'cool Bus, which was a school bus funny car, ect).

    Also had a diarama of the Rat Patrol and Anzio Beach.

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    Did anyone else have this General Custer figure?

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    The only models I remember having were of monsters: Godzilla, Ghidora, Mothra, etc. Then there were also giant insects that attacked cities like a praying mantis, a tarantula, and a scorpion.
    Cars and planes were too tough because I didn't have the patience to paint them up as nice as they would look on the friggin' boxes. I would end up either burning them with a lighter or blowing them up with fireworks.

 

 

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