Sep 22 2010

What toy did you REALLY want as a kid?!

Toys R Us has released the list of toys that they predict will be top sellers this Christmas. Got us thinking...what toy did you REALLY want as a kid?! Did you get it? Share your story here!

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9/16/2010 3:11:40 PM
Anita United States
Anita
Oh how I wanted an Easy Bake Oven!!!!!  Never did get one! I think I am scarred for life!  Smile
9/17/2010 1:17:45 AM
Deanna Knight United States
Deanna Knight
I always wanted a My-Size-Barbie, but my parent's couldn't afford it....now I joke that i've been scared for life for never having a my-size-barbie like every single one of my 3rd grade friends. I'm 19 now and my mom and grandparents threaten to buy me a my-size-barbie because i'm only 5'1'' and they say "it's still your size!" haha
9/17/2010 1:18:03 AM
lina p United States
lina p
I loved the idea of stores and shopping as a little girl, but I guess not much has changed because I still love it today.  I always wanted a toy cash register for xmas, but it never happened.  My mom told me that I could play with a real one when I was older and got a job.  In college I got to work at a retail clothing store and it was lots of hard work.  I guess the real thing was not very fun after all.  Recently I bought a toy register for my kid and I can't wait to show him hoe to play with it.
9/17/2010 1:18:08 AM
Liz United States
Liz
Ive gotta tell you guys! as a kid my mom always wanted her own box of colored pencils for Christmas every year she asked for them but never got them. For some reason this always stuck with her. Last year for Christmas my sister got some for my mom. The look on my moms face and the memory it brought of wanting those made her cry. It was kinda cool to see that.
9/17/2010 1:18:15 AM
Justin United States
Justin
I always wanted the really big OptomistPrime from Transformers. How ever I did get my big wheels. LOL
9/17/2010 11:19:58 AM
Heather United States
Heather
I always wonted all the toys from toy story. I never got them except buzz lightyear. That sounds kind of silly. I loved to get toys from moves. I had old dolls from the wizard of oz and some dolls from Disney princess.  
9/17/2010 9:24:13 PM
Veronica United States
Veronica
I always wanted rollar blades...they never came lol
9/17/2010 9:24:18 PM
Cheyenne United States
Cheyenne
One Christmas when I was 7,We didn't have any money. My mom let me sister pick out anything in the JCPENNY catalog that we wanted. I picked a life-like doll and my sister who was 3 at the time picked out a Carebear. When Christmas morning came we opened our present to find cutout pictures of the gifts that we had picked out with a note from our mom that said she would buy them when she had saved enough money. I will never forget that Christmas as long as I live, but not in a bad way. I knew how hard it was for my mom to have to do that. I never did get that doll, But I still remember what it looked like and I smiled a little brighter this last Christmas when my 5 year old opened her special doll. To this day, I thank the Lord that I can give my children a nice christmas in presents and in blessings.
9/18/2010 7:28:05 AM
Nancy United States
Nancy
OK, this is really going to date me but I always wanted a Chatty Cathy doll, but never got one Frown
9/18/2010 12:31:38 PM
Cassie Harig United States
Cassie Harig
When I was a little girl I always wanted a Samantha American Girl doll. Well a couple years ago at Christmas, even though I was 25 years old, my dad surprised me with the Samantha doll. That he even remembered how much I loved that doll was amazing. It only took 15 years or so, but I finally got her.
9/18/2010 10:37:24 PM
Susan United States
Susan
I always wanted a Mr. Potato Head.  When I was 40 I finally got a Mrs. Potato Head for Christmas. Not quite the same.
9/19/2010 8:46:19 AM
Kenzie United States
Kenzie
When I was little, I really wanted my own brand-new bike. So one Christmas morning I found a shiny pink bike for me, and one for my sister. Now those bikes are our younger sisters'. I'm 16 now, and I already know atleast a few things I'll be receiving this year - Brandon Heath and Britt Nicole CD's. I love their music, and I'm having such a hard time being patient for the next 3 months . . . but patience is a virtue, so I'll try. Lol. Smile
9/19/2010 7:12:39 PM
Maryann United States
Maryann
My Christmas memory is about my daughter who is now 34 yrs old. It was Christmas of 81 or 82-Cabbage Patch Dolls were all the rage. I couldn't find one anywhere and in a panic-I engaged the assistance of everyone I knew. I also kept telling my "precious" 5 or 6 yr old --"maybe Santa will not be able to bring a Cabbage Patch Baby" and then come up with all of these strange stories of what may have happened or what could happen that would prevent the delivery of THE BABY ,to which she would admimatly state--"Oh Mommy don't be silly,of course he will bring it- He's Santa"! Well I'm happy to say- with the help of friends and family-"Santa" came through with the beautiful Baby-and when my sweet daughter opened it-eyes wide with the thrill- she made sure she took time to remind me--"See mom" I told you Santa would get it for me!!!! My daughter and I laugh over this memory all the time even to this day!!!
9/20/2010 12:15:32 AM
Bethany United States
Bethany
I was always (an still am) a tomboy. I always wanted a toy barn with all the little animals for Christmas. I did get. I've since out grown it,and now I work a real dairy!
9/20/2010 10:23:05 AM
Misty Crawford United States
Misty Crawford
I always got all kinds of toys but what I wanted was people to play with. My dad's parents raised me so playmates were at a premium in the country. But, on Christmas all my cousins would be around and the kids next door were out of school too. So we'd all get together and play. I don't know how many brand new barbies are buried in that back yard but it was always so much fun.
9/20/2010 3:30:52 PM
Karen Hunt United States
Karen Hunt
I always wanted a cabbage patch kid. I never received one as a child but when I became an adult I bought maybe three or four at one time. So for my daugter every Christmas I buy her a new cabbage patch doll but I always end up playing with the dolls even as a 34 year old woman. I just love them so much. I don't think she even notices the doll as much as I do. By the way she is only three.
9/20/2010 8:38:16 PM
Eydie Neace United States
Eydie Neace
I was a kid in the 60's so all little girls were getting the dolls that talked, I finally got mine when I was 12-- imagine little girls are having real babies at 12 today -- I was so proud of my Susie Smart.
9/21/2010 6:52:43 AM
Jeff ebey United States
Jeff ebey
Scott and Kelli thank you for taking my call Michelle did receive the gift. All the folks at KLOVE are a gift from the Lord!!!   Again thank you Scott I know thecLord will be there with you on our journey GOD BLESS.  Thank you Kelli I know you're close to home and that's comforting.  I here to serve so call on me anytime.    

Jeff ebey
9/21/2010 11:54:41 AM
Tiffany Steward United States
Tiffany Steward
i always wanted a mp3 and never got one
9/21/2010 6:06:28 PM
Glory United States
Glory
I've always wanted one of those real size dog. I love dogs but I was scared of it when I was a little kid so I wanted a fake dog.
I never got it though Smile
9/21/2010 11:47:17 PM
Christi Fish United States
Christi Fish
When I was nine or ten, I remember desperately wanting a Snoopy Sno Cone Machine for Christmas. I got it. I was an only child for both sets of grandparents and a little bit spoiled as a kid. Well...after a week of grinding that handle to shave ice (and it took forever to make even just a little bit 'cause the handle kept falling off), I realized that the toy wasn't as cool as I thought it should be. The disappointment was a turning point that made me realize material things are wants and not needs. To this day, my husband and I ask our four-year-old, is it a want or a need? It was a good lesson for me.
9/23/2010 2:25:28 PM
Katie B United States
Katie B
A Light Bright..my mom wouldn't let me have one because apparently they get very hot!  I also really wanted a remote control car.  Something I did get that I loved so much was the game Hungry Hungry Hippos, and of course, my pink Huffy bike with the banana seat.
9/25/2010 5:17:44 PM
Teresa Gurries United States
Teresa Gurries
I always wanted The Family TreeHouse, a Play-Doh Fuzzy Pump Up Barber Shop, Baby This and That, and Baby Alive, and never got those! I also wanted a Holly Hobby Oven.  I used to tease my parents, telling them I was a deprived child, because I never got these items.  They never felt sorry for me....Sigh! If the truth be told, I think they tried to improvise, because stores were likely out of those items; I did get an A-Frame house, Baby That A Way (which I did want, but called it Baby Bat Away!), and an Easy Bake Oven (though that was from a cousin), and various play-doh sets, even though my mother hated giving us play-doh, because it wound up all over the house!
10/1/2010 4:39:46 PM
Hope United States
Hope
MORE TOYS!!!!!!!!!!! wat else would a little kid want??? :T Smile
10/4/2010 9:51:08 AM
Смесители Grohe United States
Смесители Grohe
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10/31/2010 8:03:39 AM
Jorge Virula United States
Jorge Virula
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