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#1 StormSurge

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Posted 30 September 2015 - 01:49 PM

The National Toy Hall of Fame at the Strong Museum in Buffalo, NY, has announced their 2015 finalists: http://www.toyhallof.../2015-finalists

 

It looks like two to three get inducted each year.

Who would you choose?

 

If I had a vote, I'd go with the Wiffle Ball, Battleship & Playmobil.

 


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#2 Justin

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Posted 30 September 2015 - 02:44 PM

I would agree with all three of those. Wife Ball & Battleship are classic American toys that probably get a little forgotten in the 21st century. Playmobile is a wonderful toy set that gets overlooked quite often.


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#3 Arenafoot

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Posted 30 September 2015 - 08:41 PM

Battleship, Twister, & Super Soaker get my vote.


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#4 RickR

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Posted 01 October 2015 - 12:10 AM

 Wife Ball

 

No comment. 


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#5 RickR

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Posted 01 October 2015 - 12:10 AM

Put 'em all in!  Fun has no exclusivity. 


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#6 Justin

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Posted 01 October 2015 - 02:29 AM

No comment. 

 

Haha too funny!! Wife Ball = Wiffle Ball. Nicely done, Rick  :rofl:  :thumb:


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#7 StormSurge

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Posted 06 November 2015 - 10:13 AM

Arenafoot came the closest. Puppet, Twister & Super Soaker.

 

http://www.museumofp...ctees-announced


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#8 Arenafoot

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Posted 06 November 2015 - 12:27 PM

even ESPN Radio was covering this on their show last night - taking calls from people asking if certain toys were in or not in the museum. its amazing the number of good toys that are not in the musuem


consoles I own: Atari 2600 Vader & Jr. (short rainbow) w/box, GCE Vectrex, Radio Shack CoCo2 (64k) w/box, Intellivision, NES, SNES, N64 (x3), Xbox (Halo Ed.), PS1 (x3), PS2 slim, Wii, Mattel HyperScan (x2) handhelds I own: Microvision w/box, Electronic Football (by Sears) w/box, Tomytronic Pac-Man w/ box, Entex PacMan2, Coleco Donkey Kong tabletop w/box (w/ Coleco "Perma-Power" Adapter), & all MGA Classic Arcade's and Jakk's Pacific/TV Games Plug-n-Play.


#9 Arenafoot

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Posted 06 November 2015 - 12:35 PM

of course our fav entered in 2007:

 

http://www.toyhallof...600-game-system


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consoles I own: Atari 2600 Vader & Jr. (short rainbow) w/box, GCE Vectrex, Radio Shack CoCo2 (64k) w/box, Intellivision, NES, SNES, N64 (x3), Xbox (Halo Ed.), PS1 (x3), PS2 slim, Wii, Mattel HyperScan (x2) handhelds I own: Microvision w/box, Electronic Football (by Sears) w/box, Tomytronic Pac-Man w/ box, Entex PacMan2, Coleco Donkey Kong tabletop w/box (w/ Coleco "Perma-Power" Adapter), & all MGA Classic Arcade's and Jakk's Pacific/TV Games Plug-n-Play.





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