Toy Story – Most Retro Top 5

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Continued from yesterdays Toy Story - Most Retro Top 10 we now reveal the top 5 With Toy Story 3 out we've gone Toy Story crazy at Skooldays we now enter the top 5 Are there more deserved candidates for a retro toy? Here goes.... at number 5 Slinky the Dog Dog is based on Slinky, a pull toy by James Industries, which was ...

Escalado

Escalado

The game Escalado : Now i only know about this as i picked up at a car boot sale as a teenager and i have to say i haven't seen it around much over the years, but i can imagine that this was a great game for a family gathering and many of you will ...

Totopoly

Totopoly

Your forgiven if you think we have mispelt monopoly only if you have never heard of the Totopoly board game. Apart from the name sounding similar the likeness ends there. Totopoly is a great game based on the events leading up to, and during, a horse race. Originally made in 1938 by Waddingtons, the game is ...

Magic Robot Quiz Game

Magic Robot Quiz Game

Made by Jumbo and Merit Magic Robot Quiz Game was Published in 1950 and While marketed as a board game, the Magic Robot Quiz game is probably more accurately a "curiosity" game. The "game" consists of placing a little robot figurine which holds a pointer in the center of a circular pattern of questions. The magic ...

Crackerjack

Crackerjack

Can you say Crackerjack without saying Crack-er-Jack? "It's Friday, it's five to five... it's Crackerjack" "CRACKERJACK!" As the time and place suggested, it was going to be 45 minutes of games, comedy and music. Whether Jack Douglas, Ronnie Corbet, Don Maclean, Peter Glaze and The Krankies or Leslie Crowther, Michael Aspel, Ed Stewart or that weird Stu Francis, ...

Fashion in the 50s

Fashion in the 50s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  R  S  T  W   // // The teenage lifestyle is born, and with it come bobby socks and boppers, poodle skirts and pompadours. But if all that rock and roll is too much, you can still take the high road as a square or Peggy Sue. Just stay away from those creepy beats. Those cats are weird, dig? A Ankle bracelets Apache ...

Drainpipe Trousers : Fashion

Drainpipe Trousers : Fashion

Back in the 50's fashion and early 60's the beatles trousers were the thing to imitate. Every lad had a pair of drainpipe trousers. It all started back in England where the "Teddy boys" addopted it as part of there uniform. Drainpipe Trousers - Good Times from the 1960s The trousers were normally made of lightweight 100% ...

John Bull printing outfit

John Bull printing outfit from the 1950s

Did you ever have the John Bull printing outfit ? If you did there were several various versions. They were separated by number, so the John Bull printing outfit no 18 was different to the #30. Generally the larger the number the larger the amount of rubber letters. So if you has #6 you knew that either ...