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Friday Fun: Best childhood present! (Name it)

Mary Ramirez Community Leader Dec 20, 2018

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I always enjoy hearing stories. Especially those around the holiday season and people remembering their most memorable gifts. For many, it was a Dirt Bike, a skateboard, a Barbie Dream House, an Easy Bake Oven or a surprise Disneyland vacation. 

 

Please comment below and share your best childhood present! 

 

P.S. Has anyone received the console above as a present? :)

 

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My parents are notorious for terrible Christmas giving. A couple of years ago they gave me a TV guide crossword puzzle book from 1985, and my grandmother had already done half of the crosswords. Not half as in she'd finished half of them, but half as in she'd put in half the answers on every crossword.

One year I did get an "international" Cabbage Patch kid from Holland, with a passport and little wooden shoes. I was sad her hair wasn't long, but I loved her anyway and named her Desirée. My daughter found Desirée in my parents' house last year and this year Santa brought her a Christmas dress. Ah, the magic of Christmas! 🎄

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I have one of those consoles in my garage I think, from a junque sale over twenty years ago.

One of my best presents was a Vertibird. This little helicopter on a rod toy was so much fun I bought one to play with my own children some years ago. The cat loved it too.

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And now they cost too much to be an easy buy on Ebay. Ah well.

LarryBrock Community Leader Jan 14, 2019

Had one of those myself @Matt Doar {LinkedIn} - hours and hours of fun!!

BryanT Community Leader Dec 21, 2018

I remember one of my favorite presents I ever received from my parents was a Starter bomber jacket. I wanted a Florida Marlins one or a Chicago White Sox one but my parents couldn't find either. So......they got me a San Jose Sharks jacket and a Florida Marlins hat because the colors and mascots kind of matched. I thought I was the coolest kid at school when we went back!

I remember getting this as a child and loving it:

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