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49 Iconic Toys Every Australian Girl Owned In The '90s

"If you get me a Polly Pocket you can come to my party."

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1. Polly Pocket

http://mypasteluniverse.tumblr.com/
http://mypasteluniverse.tumblr.com/

It was all fun and games until you lost Polly.

2. My Little Pony

You never quite did get that theme song out of your head.
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You never quite did get that theme song out of your head.

3. Care Bears

Before they got their weird-arse makeovers.
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Before they got their weird-arse makeovers.

4. Puppy Surprise

OMG YOU WOULD HAVE DIED IF YOU GOT ONE WITH FIVE PUPPIES.
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OMG YOU WOULD HAVE DIED IF YOU GOT ONE WITH FIVE PUPPIES.

5. Furby

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http://theonesilentkid.tumblr.com/post/112931832407/and-if-you-look-here-satan-comes-in-a-variety-of

The top of every birthday wish list - though they were not without their struggles.

6. Sky Dancers

Again, all fun and games until you accidentally hit your little brother in the face with your flying fairy.
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Again, all fun and games until you accidentally hit your little brother in the face with your flying fairy.

7. Doodle Bear

The essence of every ~creative~ kid's childhood - if they could deal with the fact it had the word "doodle" in its name. *Giggle*
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The essence of every ~creative~ kid's childhood - if they could deal with the fact it had the word "doodle" in its name. *Giggle*

8. Magna Doodle

Great until you pressed too hard somewhere :'(
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Great until you pressed too hard somewhere :'(

9. Little Miss Magic Hair

Whether or not you were ever game enough to actually colour her hair is a different question all together.

10. Cabbage Patch doll

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www.stores.ebay.com/Golfer-Delight

A soft body means these dollies were extra cuddly.

11. Tamagotchi

Just like having a real-life pet - but with even more responsibility.
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Just like having a real-life pet - but with even more responsibility.

12. This art set

IT WAS LITERALLY EVERYTHING YOU NEEDED.
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IT WAS LITERALLY EVERYTHING YOU NEEDED.

13. Miss Party Surprise

Never before has a doll's skirt been more versatile.
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Never before has a doll's skirt been more versatile.

14. The Little Mermaid Electronic Game

Honestly, no iPad game could ever compare.
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Honestly, no iPad game could ever compare.

15. Gameboy

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http://90s90s90s.com/post/54625164359

Hello, Kirby.

16. Walkman

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Because what else would you use to listen to your Spice Girls tape?

17. Pound Puppies

Good toy. Good subliminal animal shelter message.
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Good toy. Good subliminal animal shelter message.

18. Starcastle

Still your dream house tbh. (Just as long as you didn't lose your Starcastle key.)
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Still your dream house tbh. (Just as long as you didn't lose your Starcastle key.)

19. Troll dolls

Just what every girl wanted - a naked troll with bright knotted hair.
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Just what every girl wanted - a naked troll with bright knotted hair.

20. Beanie Babies

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Your very first ~collector's item~.

21. My Dear Diary

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http://toysfromthe90s.tumblr.com/

The perfect thing between the colouring book, and the angsty teen blog.

22. Totally Ultra Hair Barbie

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http://retro-rewind.tumblr.com/post/61533070755

The hair was good for about... one day?

23. Gymnast Barbie

http://thingsfromourchildhood.tumblr.com/page/6
http://thingsfromourchildhood.tumblr.com/page/6

Superior to all others.

24. Barbie Camper Van

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http://thingsfromourchildhood.tumblr.com/

The ULTIMATE Barbie accessory.

25. Mr Potato Head

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Food staple turned toy staple.

26. Sea Monkeys

DID THEY EVEN ACTUALLY EXIST?!
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DID THEY EVEN ACTUALLY EXIST?!

27. Pretty Pretty Princess

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Because dressing up was always the best past-time.

28. Chia Head

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Long before the chia ~superfood~ revolution.

29. My Model

"My, my model. My, my, my model."
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"My, my model. My, my, my model."

30. Fashion Plates

For the most fashionable '90s pre-teen.
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For the most fashionable '90s pre-teen.

31. Playskool Voice Recorder

You were practically Britney.
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You were practically Britney.

32. Don't Wake Daddy

A great example of a game that would never fly in today's PC society.
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A great example of a game that would never fly in today's PC society.

33. View Master

And boy, did you feel high-tech.
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And boy, did you feel high-tech.

34. Cupcake Dolls

At the time the cupcake hat seemed totally normal tbh.
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At the time the cupcake hat seemed totally normal tbh.

35. Baby Born

"Baby born, baby bornnnnnn."
Zapf Creation

"Baby born, baby bornnnnnn."

36. Magic Bottles

http://thingsfromourchildhood.tumblr.com/page/10
http://thingsfromourchildhood.tumblr.com/page/10

What else would you use to feed your Baby Born once the powdered food had run out?

37. Super Soaker

Best. Birthday. Party. Ever.
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Best. Birthday. Party. Ever.

38. Rainbow Slinky

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Because it was so superior to any old metal one.

39. Gak

Your parents liked it considerably less than you.
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Your parents liked it considerably less than you.

40. Betty Spaghetti

Hair goals.

41. Magic Growing Garden Crystal Set

DIY magical fairy land.
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DIY magical fairy land.

42. Fantastic Flowers

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Still the best bouquet you've ever been responsible for.

43. Grip Ball

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A summer holiday necessity!

44. Littlest Pet Shop

http://inretrospect90s.tumblr.com/post/37879274546/littlest-pet-shop
http://inretrospect90s.tumblr.com/post/37879274546/littlest-pet-shop

As always, the original '90s version was the best.

45. Rigadoon dolls

You felt just like one of the Rigadoon gang.
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You felt just like one of the Rigadoon gang.

46. Sailor Moon dolls

After you decided which one you were.
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After you decided which one you were.

47. Hama Beads

You were an ~artist~.
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You were an ~artist~.

48. Mouse Trap

Because really, no household was complete without this board game.
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Because really, no household was complete without this board game.

49. Rollerskates

But only the ones with the ribbons, OK MUM?
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But only the ones with the ribbons, OK MUM?