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Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Colorforms:

When I was a kid ('til about 7 years old), there was always a Colorforms set in my toybox. This set looks familiar, I'm sure I had it. It's dated 1971, but it could have been sold up until '73 or even '74.
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11 comments:

Cheer34 said...

I loved these!!!!!

Jim @ CoolStuffForDads.com said...

They are definitely familiar and I am sure I had them. They were like a peel and stick toy, right?

grannyann said...

Joe, I just don't remember ever seeing one of those.

Marissa said...

I remember playing with these in my 1st grade class. So much fun!

Gilligan said...

When you think about it, these were the lamest toys ever - just sticking these little pictures on a backdrop. And yet I lapped these things up!

Maybe I was just easily amused.

Miss Alex said...

My mother would NEVER buy me this shit we were too poor. In fact I didnt have McDonalds till high school I think... My mom was old fashion Italian ... it wasn't happening in my home... Did I mention we were poor?

so mr. 70s I posted one just for you... cause i'm shocked and appauled that you havent seen that movie!!! :D

Everyone I know has seen it... in fact Miss Kim is like pushin daiseys and has seen that shit age is no excuse! lol

joe said...

Cheer: They were alot of fun. I always loved when my folks would buy me a new set. I had a flintstones set also, but I can't seem to find a pic yet.

Jim: Yes, the pieces were a sort of rubber and they'd stick to the set background which was kind of a glossy cardboard.

Ann: Maybe Curtis remembers them. I'd be surprised if he didn't.

Marissa: It was. I never got to play with them at school, though.

Gilligan: The simple things were always the best, im my opinion.

Miss Alex: Are you trying to tell me you were poor??? Somehow I get the idea that you were..
I'll check out your post now.

Retro Hound said...

My grandparents had one that was the Charlie Brown gang. I was going to post a photo on my blog. I asked about it last time I was there, but my poor grandmother doesn't even remember it. I hope she didn't throw it out.

joe said...

My parents threw out all my old stuff. It was all in great shape too. While I can't really say I hate them for it, I will get even one day..

blueroc85 said...

I had a micheal jackson set!

Redsoxfan said...

I hated them, the pieces would stop sticking in the first week or we would lose the pieces, they never lasted long in our house.

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