Toys R Us… Were toys better back then?

I look through the Toys R Us circulars now and again. What can I say? I’m still a kid at heart. As I look through them, I think, “These toys don’t look like much fun.” Is it true? Are modern days toys less fun than their 1980s counter-parts? Or like a lot of things, everything just “seemed” better when you’re a kid?

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Justin M. Salvato

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Seeker of 1980s nostalgia, rummager of vintage computers and player of retro video games.When not writing posts of The Retroist, I'm converting Retroist audio podcasts to Retroist video podcasts.My own videos can be found at
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