Category Archives: retro toys

Mommy, buy me something!

Toys were so simple back in the olden days, specifically during the 1970’s.   Sounds like fun to me. Yes, I had one. No, my brownies were not edible. Looks like Bert was put on hold. Fine, just stop yelling … Continue reading

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Ad of the Week: Gay Bob

I came across this ad from the late 1970’s. Yes, that’s right! For only $14.95, plus shipping, you can be the proud owner of the first official gay doll, complete with closet, and a fully functional willy! ¬†Act now! Supplies … Continue reading

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Everyone wants a slinky…

Has anyone ever had any luck with their slinky? The most steps I have ever managed is about 3. I am not really good with the maths, so maybe I am doing it wrong. Growing up in the 70’s and … Continue reading

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