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25 Toys Every Kid Born Before 1995 Was Obsessed With

RIP Tamagotchi, wherever you are.

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1. Stamper markers:

The original emoji.
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The original emoji.

2. Alien eggs:

Rumours claimed they could get pregnant and have alien babies but no one could ever actually prove it.
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Rumours claimed they could get pregnant and have alien babies but no one could ever actually prove it.

3. This exact mat:

This is where you'd play when you had friends over.
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This is where you'd play when you had friends over.

4. Tamagotchi:

Remembering to feed your Tamagotchi was your biggest worry in a simpler time.
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Remembering to feed your Tamagotchi was your biggest worry in a simpler time.

5. This art kit:

You walked taller and prouder when you owned one of these.
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You walked taller and prouder when you owned one of these.

6. Sticky hands:

Nothing better than pulling these sticky, stretchy things out of a party bag.
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Nothing better than pulling these sticky, stretchy things out of a party bag.

7. Slap bracelets:

It was a sad day when they were banned from school.
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It was a sad day when they were banned from school.

8. Cat's cradle:

Essentially just a long piece of string. If you mastered several levels of this game you were a GENIUS.
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Essentially just a long piece of string. If you mastered several levels of this game you were a GENIUS.

9. Pokémon cards:

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You'd trade them in the school playground and be heartbroken when they got confiscated.

10. Scoobies:

You had more of these on your keychain than actual keys.
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You had more of these on your keychain than actual keys.

11. Blo pens:

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Tasted awful and left you breathless, but it was worth it for the art.

12. Turtle sandbox:

If you didn't have one, your neighbour definitely did.
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If you didn't have one, your neighbour definitely did.

13. Buzz magnets:

The fidget spinners of our time.
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The fidget spinners of our time.

14. Rainbow slinky:

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Untangling one of these was a goddamn mission.

15. Sky dancers:

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You probably got hit in the face by a wing or had one stuck in your hair.

16. Wooden bead maze:

Obviously the best part of any dentist's waiting room.
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Obviously the best part of any dentist's waiting room.

17. Paper fortune teller:

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Basically every important decision was made with one of these.

18. Stickle bricks:

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Made you feel like an architect prodigy.

19. Pogs:

Flipping pogs belongs in the olympics tbh.
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Flipping pogs belongs in the olympics tbh.

20. Furbies:

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Creepy as heck but also inexplicably endearing.

21. Water wigglies:

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They never stayed still, they eventually exploded.

22. Betty Spaghetty dolls:

You could mix and match 'em so having 3 was like having 20.
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You could mix and match 'em so having 3 was like having 20.

23. Rubber poppers.

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They were massively therapeutic. You can still hear their signature "pop".

24. Poo-Chi:

This robotic dog was a pioneer of the mechanical industry.
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This robotic dog was a pioneer of the mechanical industry.

25. Bop It:

You always pulled instead of twisting and it was SO FRUSTRATING.
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You always pulled instead of twisting and it was SO FRUSTRATING.