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Thursday, April 28, 2005


I just realized what my life is missing and I would like to credit
Master Foley with this enlightening discovery!

I haven't been truly happy since childhood. I realized today, right this minute, that I haven't been happy since I outgrew my SIT-N-SPIN! It makes sense, doesn't it? After all, this toy could have you totally inebriated in a matter of minutes ....and it was FREAKING FREE, PEOPLE! I can remember being mad that I didn't get a happy meal or the last beer in the fridge and I would run in my room and slam my door ...and there is was in the middle of the floor ..just waitting to carry me away ...my sit and spin ...I would hop on and away we would go. I could spin that thing furiously for what was surely, at least, 7 minutes! Then fall back in the floor and close my eyes. ...It was mesmerizing and intoxicating. "I WANT MY SIT N SPIN BACK"

What was your favorite childhood toy?


  • At 1:54 PM, Anonymous Master Foley said…

    my transformers

  • At 1:59 PM, Blogger Rainbow-Bright said…

    I got one...I'll bring it over this weekend. ;) Just not the same, I tell ya but whatever makes u happy sweetie.

    I LOVED My Little Pony...oh and Barbie so I could make Barbie and Ken get it on. Then when I mixed My Little Pony with Barbie...you don't even wanna know what happened!

  • At 2:02 PM, Blogger Strawberrie-Shortcake said…

    uuuuugghhhh! You are one sick puppy chickie! ...and i love you for it;)

  • At 2:23 PM, Anonymous Master Foley said…

    OMG RB that is so wrong

  • At 4:35 PM, Blogger Rainbow-Bright said…

    Just kidding...geez, I may be a little freaky but I ain't THAT freaky!

  • At 11:08 AM, Blogger Fishman said…

    I think I liked matchbox cars ... making them go really fast and then putting the tracks together so they would crash. Unfortunately, I did that in real life 6 times before I was 21 LOL ... so maybe I should've gone "hoss style" with Rainbow :-D

  • At 2:16 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    my BB-Gun, best of all its a Daisy


  • At 3:21 PM, Blogger Ben McCarthy said…

    Got to be transformers, best their was and ever will be. I have some of the reissues sat on my bookshelf and my misses bought me a Octomus Prime in mint condition for my 21st birthday which was nice of her.

  • At 4:02 PM, Blogger ananonymousgirl said…

    Even though I loved my sit and spin, I have to admit my fave toy as a kid was my Big Wheel. You could fly like the wind down the driveway before wiping out and scraping your knees...

    I feel the need...the need for speed...and then the crash and burn ;)

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