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Thursday, 05 April 2007

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Sarah

OMG Nat, I had ALL those toys except the Maximus. Glad you found out what it was! It does look very similar to major Morgan!

Zoe

Cool. You had the same toys as me.

Zoe

Cool. You had the same toys as me.

jenn

i recognize a bunch of those toys.... ones i had forgotten.. i *loved* my crayola station!!

Tanya

I don't remeber having Dial-a-Design over here... just Spirograpgh. Same with Lights Alive. Ours was called Lite Brite. No wonder I kept getting those wrong. LOL

Natty

I have to say it was rather disappointing when I went to various stores looking for those paper dolls to see that the Crayola section doesn't have half the stuff I loved as a kid in it. No boxes of 48 crayons - shocking. Only a few chalks... they have been replaced by load of felt tip pens and crayons in plastic cases.... sigh.... But I was almost tempted to sniff the crayons they did have - I used to love the smell of Crayola crayons! hehe

Bus Stop

I had that big square Crayon Caddy - I loved it! I too insisted on them being in colour order, and I hated it when I had to tear any the paper off!
Have you seen this? http://www.colourlovers.com/blog/2008/04/22/all-120-crayon-names-color-codes-and-fun-facts
best wishes, Kristen

Natty

Yep Kristen, it was always tragic when it came to having to tear the wrapper to sharpen a crayon... there are days now when I check out the Crayola crayons and think how woefully poor the colour choice is for today's kids. I remember always getting the big packs and coveting the 72 crayon set! :oD
Will have to go check out that link! hehe

Hillary

cool blog. you might like what i'm doing over at www.imremembering.com -- lots of fun children of the 80's nostalgery.

Cobalt

This Maximus thing. I had one, it was so damned cool.

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