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Toys you had as a kid. 09:41 - Oct 10 with 13355 viewsMick_S

This was possibly my favourite as you could use any of your Matchbox cars by sticking an adapter to the underside.



Apparently this was Peter Kay's best ever Christmas present.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 09:54 - Oct 10 with 4046 viewshubble

Matchbox Motorised Motorway?? Eh up lad, you were lucky! We made do with offcuts my grandad brought from the wood yard and used them to create cities in which we'd drive our matchbox cars. I used to dream of owning a Scalextric race track. But then one blessed Xmas our ma bought us a Mattel Hot Wheels loop the loop thing where you fired the cars out of a kind of gun that you cocked by pulling back a long trigger. Loved it.
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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:01 - Oct 10 with 4028 viewsMick_S

Toys you had as a kid. on 09:54 - Oct 10 by hubble

Matchbox Motorised Motorway?? Eh up lad, you were lucky! We made do with offcuts my grandad brought from the wood yard and used them to create cities in which we'd drive our matchbox cars. I used to dream of owning a Scalextric race track. But then one blessed Xmas our ma bought us a Mattel Hot Wheels loop the loop thing where you fired the cars out of a kind of gun that you cocked by pulling back a long trigger. Loved it.




You just reminded me - I used to fix this to our ironing board to get max revs.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:10 - Oct 10 with 4015 viewsMelakaRanger

As a young biy in the mid 60's this was THE GUN to have.

Johnny Seven



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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:23 - Oct 10 with 3992 viewsCroydonCaptJack

Great thread.
I had a matchbox motorway but it turned out to be a poor substitution for a scalextrix set as there was no racing involved. The cars just went round the track in a fixed place.

My favourite has to be Casdon Soccer. Brilliant game that I managed to pick up again for peanuts on e-bay a few years back to play with my lads. As endorsed by the highly coiffured Charlton.
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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:29 - Oct 10 with 3973 viewsMetallica_Hoop

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Beer and Beef has made us what we are - The Prince Regent

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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:38 - Oct 10 with 3953 viewsPommyhoop


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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:43 - Oct 10 with 3941 viewsMrSheen

Never had it, used to boil over with envy every chance I got to play it.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:45 - Oct 10 with 3934 viewsPikey

Subbeteo was top toy. Many and hour arguing with the boys I still go to football with. We had leagues and cups with 2 teams each so 16 in all. Down in mums kitchen in Goodwin road on a Sunday night when dad was down the Kent house club. Happy days
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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:45 - Oct 10 with 3934 viewsMick_S


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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:46 - Oct 10 with 3933 viewsEsox_Lucius

I don't remember any toys much growing up except this one. As I approached my teenage years I bought my own Airfix planes and corgi cars from money earned doing chores but I suppose that because there were a lot of us, toys were few and far between.
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The grass is always greener.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 10:46 - Oct 10 with 3931 viewsstevec




Terrified the dog.
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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:00 - Oct 10 with 3896 viewsloftboy

https://images.app.goo.gl/DvhY4Lf8xuHYia5W7

Only problem was the ball bearings would go rusty if you had sweaty hands.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:05 - Oct 10 with 3883 viewsCliveWilsonSaid

I actually had a go on an original one of these the other week. Marvelous.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:16 - Oct 10 with 3864 viewsMick_S

Toys you had as a kid. on 11:00 - Oct 10 by loftboy

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Only problem was the ball bearings would go rusty if you had sweaty hands.




Blister city.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:18 - Oct 10 with 3861 viewsEsox_Lucius

My sister had this which until I was taught about magnetism in physics, I thought really was magic LOL

The grass is always greener.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:20 - Oct 10 with 3859 viewsCroydonCaptJack

Toys you had as a kid. on 11:16 - Oct 10 by Mick_S



Blister city.


My mate had Crossfire and rebound.
We were always around his house
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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:34 - Oct 10 with 3824 viewsPommyhoop

Toys you had as a kid. on 11:20 - Oct 10 by CroydonCaptJack

My mate had Crossfire and rebound.
We were always around his house



The cactus was rubbish to hide behind
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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:38 - Oct 10 with 3812 viewsPommyhoop



The rifle was deadly accurate .I could squash flies to the window from all of 3 feet.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:43 - Oct 10 with 3798 viewsdannyblue

Best Christmas ever

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Toys you had as a kid. on 11:56 - Oct 10 with 3772 viewsPommyhoop

Just been chatting on whatsap to my best mate about this thread.
He reminded me how we used to row like f@ck over this game.

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Toys you had as a kid. on 12:04 - Oct 10 with 3745 viewsWokingR

How long would this keep anyone entertained now ?

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Toys you had as a kid. on 12:05 - Oct 10 with 3738 views2Thomas2Bowles

Best toy ever, you could kick it throw it, eat it, get dirty, black up for commando games, keep it in your pocket have it as a pet, set it on fire. endless joy and possibilities, no batteries required.



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When willl this CV nightmare end
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Toys you had as a kid. on 12:11 - Oct 10 with 3724 viewsstowmarketrange

Toys you had as a kid. on 10:23 - Oct 10 by CroydonCaptJack

Great thread.
I had a matchbox motorway but it turned out to be a poor substitution for a scalextrix set as there was no racing involved. The cars just went round the track in a fixed place.

My favourite has to be Casdon Soccer. Brilliant game that I managed to pick up again for peanuts on e-bay a few years back to play with my lads. As endorsed by the highly coiffured Charlton.


Definitely agree with the soccer game.Best one ever.I even replaced the first one after it broke.
We had subueto football,rugby and cricket.I think the rugby got played once,the cricket about 3 times,but the football was good.
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Toys you had as a kid. on 12:14 - Oct 10 with 3711 views81A

Hooked on subbuteo ever since I got the 1970 World Cup Edition for Christmas. Presumably today's version has VAR to check whether or not players have been flicked or steered !
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Toys you had as a kid. on 12:16 - Oct 10 with 3706 viewsCliveWilsonSaid



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