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That’s so cute. I wanted Barbie and an Easy Bake Oven. What I got was a GI Joe and match box cars. So I tied GI Joe to a stake and lit him on fire doing a war dance. Boy O boy my dad sure tanned my hide for that.
LOL!!!!! And was your war dance to a dance remix? :)
Hey, I liked to cook but I loved my G.I. Joes too. Of course my G.I. Joe Command Headquarters was probably the only one that had a “back room”! It wasn’t until later that I figured out why “interrogations” involved stripping the bad guy (“Big Jim” whose bicep flexed when you bent his arm), tying him up, and Joe rubbing against him. #DADT
@GreenmanTN: That sounds pretty cool. But I wanted the Barbie Dream House too, so I could open a Bed and Breakfast. Then Ken, GI Joe, Midge, or anyone else could come over and hang out. I have to admit that I felt strangely excited as I stripped off his clothes. I was 8 at the time.
I spent my allowance on Mariah Carey cassette tapes, and later on, CDs. Oh, the 90’s
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That’s definitely why I visit this site…
age 5 i had a plastic tea set, a mini ironing board with iron, and a toy mop and bucket.
i must be the goblin who was exchanged for that child cuz christ knows i grew up to be the laziest scuzziest housework avoiding stereotypical male ever. (i’m even considering putting newspaper on my kitchen surfaces so i don’t have to clean them, removing when it’s dirty or i have visitors; and i’ve only personally used an iron about twice my entire adult life. need a perfectly smooth shirt: buy a new one.)
N.B i assure you i keep my own bodily bits n’ pieces very clean thanks for asking; the shower curtain not so much. it’s not that i tolerate a messy environment it’s that i’m more adverse to dirt than most; i don’t wanna touch it. and that’s what god created low wage immigrants for. not really.
I had a GI Joe which I hated. I had toy cars which I hated, I had toy soldiers which I hated. All I wanted was a Barbie, a doll house, and an Easy bake oven. Is that too much to ask?
@BiL: Certainly not. But it is NEVER too late. I have a token Barbie which I procured at a thrift store years ago even though I am a grown man. Maybe it is not the same but hey your never too old to be a kid. It is all about heart and letting go of past hurts. Have fun and be nice to yourself.
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