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29 Toys Every '90s Boy Secretly Wishes They Still Had

RIP Street Sharks.

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1. Mighty Max

The reason you loved it: Because you were secretly always jealous of your sister's Polly Pockets.
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The reason you loved it: Because you were secretly always jealous of your sister's Polly Pockets.

2. Micro Machines Super Van City

The reason you loved it: Vehicles within a vehicle – like a two-tier Russian nesting doll of awesomeness.
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The reason you loved it: Vehicles within a vehicle – like a two-tier Russian nesting doll of awesomeness.

3. Finger monsters

The reason you loved it: You didn't ask for them, they just appeared one day and that was that.
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The reason you loved it: You didn't ask for them, they just appeared one day and that was that.

4. Lego

The reason you loved it: It's Lego. Who doesn't love Lego?
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The reason you loved it: It's Lego. Who doesn't love Lego?

5. K'nex

The reason you loved it: It was perfect for when you felt you'd outgrown Lego.
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The reason you loved it: It was perfect for when you felt you'd outgrown Lego.

6. Street Sharks

The reason you loved it: Just look at the damn things. They're still cool af.
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The reason you loved it: Just look at the damn things. They're still cool af.

7. Electric fishing game

The reason you loved it: Electric fishing beats non-electric fishing any day of the week.
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The reason you loved it: Electric fishing beats non-electric fishing any day of the week.

8. Power Ranger action figures

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The reason you loved it: The flip action that transformed the figure between human and Power Ranger was a thing of beauty.

9. Razor Scooter

The reason you loved it: It was your first step into extreme sports.
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The reason you loved it: It was your first step into extreme sports.

10. Fisher-Price Great Adventures Castle

The reason you loved it: Because no one could resist the allure of a true toy classic.
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The reason you loved it: Because no one could resist the allure of a true toy classic.

11. Magna Doodle

The reason you loved it: It was essentially an early version of the iPad.
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The reason you loved it: It was essentially an early version of the iPad.

12. Etch A Sketch

The reason you loved it: It was the next step up from using a Magna Doodle.
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The reason you loved it: It was the next step up from using a Magna Doodle.

13. Styrofoam airplanes

The reason you loved it: The super quick and simple assembley process made you feel like a damn aviation engineer.
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The reason you loved it: The super quick and simple assembley process made you feel like a damn aviation engineer.

14. Rubber poppers.

The reason you loved it: You could prove how tough you really were by letting them "pop" off your own hand.
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The reason you loved it: You could prove how tough you really were by letting them "pop" off your own hand.

15. Laser tag

The reason you loved it: You no longer needed to shell out a ridiculous amount of money at a laser tag centre.
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The reason you loved it: You no longer needed to shell out a ridiculous amount of money at a laser tag centre.

16. Super Soakers

The reason you loved it: When this came out of storage, it meant that summer had arrived.
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The reason you loved it: When this came out of storage, it meant that summer had arrived.

17. Car city carpet

The reason you loved it: Why have a regular rug when you can have one that also functions as a 2D playset?
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The reason you loved it: Why have a regular rug when you can have one that also functions as a 2D playset?

18. Hot Wheels cars

The reason you loved it: They gave you aspirations of becoming a race car driver.
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The reason you loved it: They gave you aspirations of becoming a race car driver.

19. Stretch Armstrong

The reason you loved it: It was always exciting to really put their elasticity to the test.
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The reason you loved it: It was always exciting to really put their elasticity to the test.

20. Pokédex

The reason you loved it: Before Wikipedia there was this, and at the time, it was enough.
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The reason you loved it: Before Wikipedia there was this, and at the time, it was enough.

21. Wrestling action figures

The reason you loved it: Even if you weren't into wrestling, you probably had at least one wrestling figure hanging around somewhere.
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The reason you loved it: Even if you weren't into wrestling, you probably had at least one wrestling figure hanging around somewhere.

22. A water hoop game

The reason you loved it: It was harder to complete than any modern video game.
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The reason you loved it: It was harder to complete than any modern video game.

23. Game Boy

The reason you loved it: At the time, this handheld gaming device was a technological marvel.
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The reason you loved it: At the time, this handheld gaming device was a technological marvel.

24. Foam disc gun

The reason you loved it: They turned you into a sharpshooter – it's just a shame you lost all of the rings after a week or two.
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The reason you loved it: They turned you into a sharpshooter – it's just a shame you lost all of the rings after a week or two.

25. A plastic sword

The reason you loved it: Having sword fights with your friends was great fun until someone inevitably ended up getting hurt.
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The reason you loved it: Having sword fights with your friends was great fun until someone inevitably ended up getting hurt.

26. Tyco Rebound RC remote control car

The reason you loved it: It was the closest you ever got to owning something that was Robot Wars worthy.
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The reason you loved it: It was the closest you ever got to owning something that was Robot Wars worthy.

27. A handheld fishing game

The reason you loved it: The spinning handle used to reel in the fish made you feel like a pro.
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The reason you loved it: The spinning handle used to reel in the fish made you feel like a pro.

28. Scalextric

The reason you loved it: For most they were the first venture into the world of driving.
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The reason you loved it: For most they were the first venture into the world of driving.

29. Pokémon trading cards

The reason you loved it: Nothing came close to the rush experienced when opening a fresh pack of cards.
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The reason you loved it: Nothing came close to the rush experienced when opening a fresh pack of cards.