The Olden Days

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    Wow, many of these predate me! :lol: The metal cabinets in kitchen-I remember those!

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    I remember a lot of that from when I was a kid.
     
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    Funny the things you remember! The 'wooden nickel.' The ice cube trays above the freezer! For that matter a freezer that wouldn't hold more that 4 of todays bags of frozen vegetables!
     
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    As long as no one says the "olden days" were better ... it's fun to look back at how hard we actually had it in the past. Even ten years ago it was tough compared to today.
     
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    Missing: Silly Putty, Fizzies, Slinky, Whamo Slip n' Slide...
     
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    We still have all that in Seattle, mostly at the dollar stores though. Pop Rocks were one thing I missed ... until I found them at the dollar store ... woohoo!
     
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    Playdough.

    I had this toy that could kill, they took it off the market, was called 'click clacks' that if you brained someone with it, they were dying.

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    Pop Rocks were more the 80's! Trust me, the silly putty, etc., today are not what they were back when. I know, I bought the remakes for my own kids.
     
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    Another of my favs, Lincoln logs:

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    lincoln logs and click clacks them damn things could hurt ...

    you forgot the first skateboards.....a skate taken apart and literally nailed to a board and scootters....
     

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