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Old 02-16-2006, 12:35 PM
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Thumbs down Holly Hobbie?

What the Heck is the deal with the toy/cartoon companies 'reinventing' all of the old characters? I hate it! They never look like they did before, they don't talk the same, there is nothing but that name that is the same...doesn't that make them a new doll?

I seen an ad for the new Holly Hobbie dolls...it is supposed to be Holly's Great Grand-daughter....come on...The doll is cute, but come on....are us Generation X'ers that bad about wanting to relive our childhoods?

Maybe it is just me.....speechless
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Naw it's not just you. All the old stuff is back. Strawberry Shortcake, Care Bears, even Monchichis! lol

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I LOVE Monchichis...I still have a little one that I hung from my mom's rear view mirror when I was a kid. Care Bears were great too! My brother and I played Ninja Turtles together ALL the time. Smurfs are my all-time favorites though.
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I still have the original cabbage patch dolls from coleco. Remember the wait list for them? My mom stood in line at Toys R US for 4 hours so I would get one for Christmas in 1982
I would do the same for my daughter
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I had no idea that Monchichis were back too! I still catch myself singing that commercial for them from time to time...

Speaking of the Smurfs ....have you ever gone back and watched the old episodes on Cartoon Network? I watched it one day with my daughter when she was home sick and thought "Oh I used to watch this when I was a kid!" OH MY.....I never caught it as a kid, but there are some REALLY adult stuff in it. Oh wel, she didn't catch it either.
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I had no idea that Monchichis were back too! I still catch myself singing that commercial for them from time to time...

Speaking of the Smurfs ....have you ever gone back and watched the old episodes on Cartoon Network? I watched it one day with my daughter when she was home sick and thought "Oh I used to watch this when I was a kid!" OH MY.....I never caught it as a kid, but there are some REALLY adult stuff in it. Oh wel, she didn't catch it either.
Yeah, I had a babysitter when I was a little kid that refused to let me watch it at her house because it was a "bad" show full of black magic. My mom thought she was weird anyway though. Her 2 year old daughter died and she thought nothing of it.

My kids don't catch all the stuff in them either...same with Spongebob! Holy cow, they say a lot of things!
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