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Sony Walkman Cassette Player

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Portable music playing devices are incredibly popular and common in todays society. Smartphones have allowed us to take music with us wherever we go but there once was a time when this was not possible. Portable audio cassette/tape players were first introduced in the late 70s when cassette tapes where popular. When you think of […]

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Operation Game – Retro Classic Version

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This battery-operated game of physical skill is the ultimate test of hand-eye coordination! Invented in 1964 by John Spinello, an University of Illinois design student at the time. Spinello actually made a deal with the game company Milton Bradley. He sold the rights to the game for a sum of $500 and a promise of a […]

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Retro Floppy Disk Drink Coasters

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Rest your drink on a piece of nostalgic technology. These floppy disk-inspired drink coasters will look great on your coffee table! Before everybody was using USB drives to store information, they were using CD’s. And before CD’s, people used floppy disk drives to store information and data. Today floppy disks are considered totally worthless and ancient by today’s storage […]

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Rock ’em Sock ’em Robots Game

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This Classic Game From 1966 has been thrilling kids for over 40 years. A battle of precision and quick acting thumb action will crown you the winner in this game. This is a great gift for baby boomers to give to their own children. So go ahead and knock his block off!

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Pet Rock with Walking Leash

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Known as one of the most ridiculously successful marketing schemes ever, Gary Dahl invented the Pet Rock in 1975 and practically made himself a millionaire overnight. This is the perfect gift for those seeking a low maintenance pet.

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Fruit Stripe Gum

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Launched in 1969, this 5-flavored pack of chewing gum is a childhood classic. It’s actually the only gum with painted-on-stripes and is packaged in a temporary tattoo wrapper! Is there a better gum out there? Next let’s talk flavor. It tastes awesome, but if you’ve ever had it you know that it’s notorious for it’s […]

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Classic Twister Game

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The classic game Twister blew up in popularity after actress Eva Gabor played it with host Johnny Carson on the Tonight Show on May 3, 1966. This game is a blast from the past and can be played by people of all ages. Great game for people who like retro games. Get it for your next […]

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Hulk Hogan “Hulkamania” T-Shirt

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WELL LET ME TELL YOU SOMETHING BROTHER … IF YOURE LOOKING FOR A FUN TEE SHIRT BROTHER , YOURE LOOKING AT ONE BROTHER ! EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE 26 INCH PYTHONS YOU’LL LOOK LIKE A CHAMP , BROTHER ! YOU WON’T EVEN HAVE TO SAY YOUR PRAYERS OR EAT YOUR VITAMINS OR TALK IN […]

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Throwback Dr Pepper Made with Pure Cane Sugar

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Enjoy a refreshing 24 pack of throwback Dr Pepper Soda made with real pure cane sugar and taste the difference. Did you know that Dr. Pepper has been around since the 1880s? Today almost all soda drinks are made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS). Many claim that you can actually taste the more subtle […]

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Tootsie Roll Pops

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How many licks does it take to get to the center of a tootsie pop? According to an engineering team who built a licking machine at Purdue University, it takes an average of 364 licks to get to the center. Tootsie roll pops are the world’s number 1 selling candy filled lollipop. Tootsie pops have been loved […]

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Mr. Potato Head

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Invented in 1949 but manufactured & distributed in 1952, Mr. Potato Head was originally produced as separate plastic parts with pushpins that would stick into a real potato or vegetable. That all changed in 1964 due to new government safety regulations, not to mention the numerous costumer complaints regarding rotten vegetables. Then, just when the popularity […]

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Mattel Throwback Electronic Football Game

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Its back! The original electronic football game by Mattel. Only now this replica has improved sounds effects. This retro fun and simple game play technology is a great piece of nostalgia for those who grew up in the 70s and 80s.

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Mountain Dew Throwback Soda 8-Pack

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Made with real sugar, this Mountain Dew Throwback soda will quench your thirst. Today’s sodas are all being made with high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), making this soda better for you? I’m not sure. What we do know is that many soda makers are offering a sugary, HFSC-free alternative to meet consumer demands. Try a 8-Pack […]

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70s Mirror DISCO Ball

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Discotheques were huge in the 70’s! As were the afros and outfits. Interestingly the disco ball AKA mirror balls, AKA glitter balls were widely used in late 1920’s nightclubs, but for some reason everyone associates them as a product from the 70s. This groovy item is definitely a thing of the past.

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Atari Flashback 5 Retro Game Console

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This 70s retro game console was an instant classic among kids growing up in the 1970s and 1980s . The easy plug-and-play video game console made it very convenient to play for anyone with a TV. Classic games for the Atari include Pong, Aestroids, Centipede, & many more. Unfortunately the rise of other game consoles such as […]

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5 Most Iconic Shoe Models That Stood The Test Of Time

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The following is a list of the 5 longest running shoes models of all time. Brands include Nike, New Balance, Converse, and more. These shoes have gained a huge following and are being adopted generation after generation. Some may even argue that they will never be out of style, or discontinued.

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Retro Rotary Style Telephone

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With cell phone usage increasing every year, less and less land lines are being used. Not only does a rotary telephone serve the purpose of communicating, it’s also just cool to look at. You gotta love the classic design, not to mention the retro french blue color.

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The Original Retro Sweets Candy Gift Box

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This gift box of over 100 pieces of candy feature the once popular sweets from your childhood candy shop memories. Dandy Candy offer this quirky and affordable retro gift for anyone at any time.

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Groovy 70’s Lava Lamp

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Also known as the “astro lamp”, the lava lamp is a cultural icon that just screams 70’s.

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The Original Metal Slinky

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Almost every kid growing up has played with a Slinky. Whether it was the metal ones that kids in the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s grew up with, or the cheaper less cooler plastics versions that the 90s, and millennium kids had growing up. One thing we know for sure though, it was nearly impossible to get […]

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