That is so funny! LOL. I had to remove my daughter's furby batteries (several years ago). I have a small basket full of sweet memory provoking toys that I had as a child, silly putty, play doh, a mini etch a sketch, view master and reels etc. They are a real stress reliever for me because of the fond memories. I agree that popping toy is so nerve wrecking!
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Come on everyone...I'm sure a lot of us, definitely me, loved those types of toys/games/gadgets. The next time they're playing with it think 'Ahhhh to be a kid!", take a deep breath and smile...you can almost feel the tension start to less and that's good for US! Hang in there!
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I think toy makers see what they can make to drive parents crazy. i still remember that toy from fisher price that had balls that when the kids pushed it popped like a popcorn popper. it was worse than scraping nails down the chalk board.
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