Question of the Day

What childhood toy, game, collectible, or fad did you totally not "get"? This can be a classic and timeless childhood pastime (like collecting baseball cards or hopscotch) or a flash-in-the-panner (like pet rocks or Furbies).

When I was a kid, everyone I knew was amassing Cabbage Patch Kids as though they were building a personal doll army and/or desperately wanted a Cabbage Patch Kid so badly they couldn't speak about anything else. I always thought they were dreadfully ugly and was horrified at the clips on the evening news of parents fighting over them in stores, which made me want no part of owning one.

I was, however, a great fan of Garbage Pail Kids.

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