#TBT Text Topic: Things you remember from when you were little…….
Playing hacky sack during school recess
Kodak instamatic 124 camera. You could even drop them, pop them back together and keep going.
Pink princess phone
8 track tapes. Just I grew up in Lake of the Woods subdivision also in the 80’s
Being outside and safe :(
Velvet fteeze ice cream
I remember click clacks ( glass balls attached by a string ) good to hear you guys john from red bud
We used to play foursquare and bottlecap ball
Penny loafers With dimes in them so you had enough money for a payphone
Mimeograph machine. Mari
Monster Mash and Squeezit
Atari…is something I wasn’t able to afford. But we had Fairchild instead. 3 built in games: hockey, tennis and pong.
Cards in the spokes of my bicycle
Mimeographs & Wishnik ska troll dolls
Ni-Hi grape and orange soda in bottles from Pop-in-Hearts where we got our milk.
Red Rover Red Rover send Dotty right over.
Fizzies-tablets you added to water for flavoring
Creepy crawlers and the Flowers (melting rubber in metal plates)
Bonne Bell lip gloss
Jacks, chinese jump rope & bubs daddy gum
I loved my lite brite
Tight roll pants
Ben Franklins 5 and dime
Whamo scooters, tale spin action figures
110 cameras with built in flash.
Pogs and slammers
Fashion plates! And i really wish i didn’t have to work at 7 everyday, i would love to stop by for goo goo doll tickets
Cruising Festus Main St.
We had a party line on our phone growing up. I am one of 5 sisters. Felt sorry for the folks that had to share the phone line with us…
The Snoopy Sno Cone Machine.
Homemade go carts
Vivitar pocket cameras.
They do still make the lite brite but they aren’t the same as when we were kids & they’re kind of hard to find
Foot-operated dimmer switches for car headlights
Cookie Crook and Cookie Cop–from Cookie Crisp advertising.
Make it and bake it oven
Long drives on the weekend, just to explore.
Dawning of Vel-Cro closures for: tennis shoes, jackets, wallets, purses, etc.
I also loved my polly pockets
Is anyone out there (besides me) old enough to remember the Jingle Jump? I loved that thing as a kid…
Mr Whipple for Charmin
“Where’s the beef?” Wendy’s
Inspector 12. Haynes
Crash Bandicoot on PlayStation 1
Cabbage patch kids 1st time around
HamBurglar –McDs ads
Schmidt Brothers Bakery on S Grand!
Romper Room with Miss Lois
Fraggle Rock and my tin Fraggle Rock lunchbox. Love that theme song!!
Amos and Andy
the show Dallas and now its back
Tab soda and Prell shampoo. I also don’t use anti-perspirant it is known to cause breast cancer and I am survivor
I used to love the tv show ZOOM. For a while there I only wore striped shirts because that’s what they wore and learned what SASE meant.
The smell of sheets, right off the clothesline outside
gee your hair smells terrific shampoo
Color forms and click clacks
Puff the magic dragon
Watched captain kangaroo. Tab still around by private collectors, go figure.
The fuzzy pumper pay dough set and the cow that you put a pill in water to make it look like milk, put the cow’s head in the water trough and pumped its tail to make it drink and when it was full the head popped up and it mooed, then you could milk it. Finally riding backwards in the way back of the station wagon.
Miss . Francis was on local tv prior to ms. Lois on romper room. In the mid 1950s. N texas bruce was a cowboy cartoon host. Sponsored by . Whistle orange soda. Max
Had a Mattel Sonic Blaster Bazooka in 1966 (shot compressed air with a 53 decibel sound level – soon band due to eye/ear damage). Saw 1 on eBay for $1500 new