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I've always preferred the future the way it used to be.

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Charlie's Angels Game!  - Gamesin Games
NRA Code Stamp... For a Picture Frame?  - Stampsin Stamps
The EMERGENCY! Game!  - Firefightingin Firefighting
The Adventures of Pinocchio! An Electric Game!  - Gamesin Games
Chesterfield Cigarette Tin!  - Advertisingin Advertising
The Road Runner Game by MB!  - Gamesin Games
Let's Get Lubed! JELD OIL!  - Petrolianain Petroliana
Flipper Flips! An Undersea Treasure Hunt Game By MATTEL!  - Gamesin Games
Ralph's Grocery Shopping Cart Fridge Magnet!  - Advertisingin Advertising
Looney Tunes Game!  - Gamesin Games

Comments

  1. It was the first toy ever to be advertised on national TV.
  2. OOooh! Hot chicks! "Hey, good-looking, we'll be back to pick you up later!"
  3. I saw the album cover when she first bought it in 1968 and would look at it every Sunday when we visited.
  4. My Aunt Mary gave me this album from her collection over 40 years ago. It was the first I ever saw of Crumb's work - long before I saw his underground comix and I loved it! - And I can't be...
  5. I'm a big fan of that little fan below the Confederate card that's the size of a bottlecap. Always good to see the fun stuff from your journeys.
  6. He wore a blue t-shirt that read "ERIC BURDEN? F*CK ME, I THOUGHT HE WAS DEAD!"
  7. He played Tipitina's in New Orleans in 1986 and was great, but did the whole show and two encores WITHOUT doing "House of The Rising Sun". How could he play a New Orleans gig without doing that ...
  8. If a picture paints a thousand words, then why didn't they use that cool bread-shaped logo on the album cover?
  9. Pins and needles, needles and pins. A happy man is a man who grins.
  10. Why you gotta worry about da temperature? Just sit back and relax with a frosty cold RC, see?
  11. What? No blood?
  12. The cover of Portrait is a blast from the past. My Mom bought that album for us when we were kids. I was 11. They had recently guest-starred on an episode of "It Takes A Thief" with Robert Wagne...
  13. I'm glad they labeled that clicker with the blue animal. I thought it was a clown.
  14. Love that Disco tuning knob!
  15. ...I ain't got nothing', no, nothin' but the blues.
  16. Heyyyy!
  17. MAN! It's a whole nother WORLD in there! And the end-of-recess bell never rings.
  18. Wow! I love that GREEN!
  19. Thanks for the Psychedelic Love, aura and Cokeman 1959!
  20. Oops! National Recovery Administration! Duh. Thanks for straightening that out, BB2 and dav2no1! Now it makes sense!
  21. Thanks for shopping at Ralph's and for all the Love its, vetraio50, FreshAir, dav2no1, jscott0363, Watchsearcher, Vynil, kwqd, fortapache and BB2, too!
  22. Now I'm going to be hunting for tiny bottles of wine, Watchsearcher!
  23. Thanks for coming over, fortapache, SEAN68, Vynil, kwqd, vetraio50, dav2no1, jscott0363 and RichmondLori!
  24. Thanks for the comments and Love its, Vynil, jscott0363, Shuzbut, Newfld, fortapache, dav2no1, vetraio50, Alfie21 and Nan24!
  25. Thanks for pulling up a boulder and settin' a spell, fortapache, jscott0363, dav2no1, vetraio50, Manikin and CindIndianapolis!
  26. Thanks for pressing that Love it button, Vynil, jscott0363, fortapache, dav2no1 and vetraio50!
  27. Nice J. Allen St.John illustration on that book!
  28. Whoa there, Frank! Ya mean to tell me diamonds is worthless?
  29. Thanks for the Love, Vynil, fortapache, jscott0363, SEAN68, dav2no1, vetraio50, ho2cultcha, Watchsearcher and kwqd!
  30. No, Shuzbut, this is not PC. This is a Mac.
  31. Thanks for all the Love, Vynil, ho2cultcha, dav2no1, Newfld, fortapache, vetraio50, jscott0363, Shuzbut, Ben, Manikin and the mighty BB!
  32. Thanks for joining me on my little walk through the Forest, jscott0363, Vynil, fortapache, dav2no1, Newfld And vetraio50!
  33. Thanks for shipping some Love its my way, Vynil, fortapache, dav2no1, vetraio50 and RichmondLori!
  34. Glad you all came along for the ride, Vynil, fortapache, Watchsearcher, dav2no1, BB, Newfld, vetraio50 and RichmondLori!
  35. Hey, where's GUMBY???
  36. Haw haw! Yer a card, Vynil. A real Joker! ... ... and I really love that old Pontiac!
  37. Really, Newfld? Then you'd love one of the other figures in the set. I don't know HOW they did it, but he's only halfway painted and the rest is caramel-colored clear plastic that looks AND SMELLS...
  38. And all very true, Vynil, old friend! They even hired an American Ad Agency in Hollywood to design the packaging!
  39. Thanks for playing along, Vynil, vetraio50, jscott0363, Newfld, fortapache, officialfuel and RichmondLori!
  40. That's the sign of a good game, Vynil! I mean, who wants raggedy kids? They're so much harder to keep clean!
  41. Thanks jscott0363! So glad you're enjoying them! I hope you'll keep checking back. There's more to come!
  42. Thanks for the Love, vetraio50, jscott0363, fortapache, official fuel, dav2no1 and RichmondLori!
  43. Glad you stopped by for a bite, Anything Obscure, vetraio50, Newfld, Cokeman 1959, dav2no1, jscott0363, Vynil, BB2, fortapache and Watchsearcher! Hey! Did anybody bring dessert?
  44. I know how you feel, Watchsearcher! I still use it 'cause it leaves more room for the Extra Mayo!
  45. I'm glad y'all weren't too scared to hit that Love it button, jscott0363, fortapache, Newfld, dav2no1, and vetraio50! Thanks for your comment/question, Vynil! I hope I answered it to y...
  46. Thanks for checking in and flying the friendly skies and for hitting that Love It button, dav2no1, vetraio50, jscott0363, Vynil, mrcolorz, fortapache, nutsabotas6, and Ben! Gla...
  47. Thanks for grooving on the glow, kwqd, Vynil, SEAN68, dav2no1, vetraio50, jscott0363, fortapache, Newfld and AnythingObscure!
  48. Thanks for the information, ttomtucker!
  49. Thanks to all of you for the comments and for hitting the Love It button! It's good to know that some of this stuff connects with other people in a positive way! Thanks, jscott0363, dav2no1, ...
  50. Ms.CrystalShip, when I was 7 years old, I was given a game that had cardboard playing pieces. I thought the end of civilization was near! It really made a difference in the perceived quality of ...
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