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35 Awesome Toys Every '80s Girl Wanted For Christmas

Let's be honest, you still want that Glitter N' Gold Jem doll.

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1. Girl Talk Date Line Board Game

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Why you totally wanted this: You were pretty sure your crush's parents were starting to suspect you were behind all the hang-ups. Plus, you totally got to gawk at the guys on the cards.

3. Barbie and the Rockers

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Why you totally wanted this: Barbie all of sudden became cool once she rebranded herself and started competing directly with Jem. Also, like Barbie, you too were born with a "mic in your hand."

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4. Colorforms

Why you totally wanted this: Mainly because they looked directly like the cartoons they were based on. Also, it had that addictive plasticky smell. Unfortunately these only really provided about 20 minutes of fun, since all you could do with them was stick the vinyl stickers on a board.

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14. Glitter Batons

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Why you totally wanted this: 'Cause these allowed you to be a pretend cheerleader or princess and were fun to twirl around on their own. But really the best part was turning it over and over to watch the air bubble rise to the top and all the glitter fall to the bottom.

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19. Charm Necklaces

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Why you totally wanted this: Because they were literally the greatest thing ever. You probably had way more than could fit on a single chain, but never enough.

Plus, these were made extra special when you got a charm from a loved one or BFF.

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34. Jem and the Holograms Dolls

Why you totally wanted this: Well, if you couldn't actually BE Jem, at least you could style the doll in that insanely fierce metallic wrap dress and the greatest belt of all time. Young contrarians snatched up Jetta instead.

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