Discussion in 'Life After Brown' started by moreluck, Feb 8, 2014.

  1. moreluck

    moreluck golden ticket member

    Remember Mr. Machine ??

    The commercial had the neatest theme song and we knew every word of it.

  2. rod

    rod retired and happy

    The heck with Mr. Machine---I wanted these:

  3. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member


    Remember how much fun these were?

    Can you imagine giving one to a kid today?!?!?!
  4. bleedinbrown58

    bleedinbrown58 ahhh....the mouth breathers

    I loved my metal slinky,!! They made great
  5. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

  6. over9five

    over9five Moderator Staff Member

    Still have a set of those!
  7. rod

    rod retired and happy

    I do too. I even sharpened the points on them so they would stick in the ground better.
  8. rod

    rod retired and happy

    the plastic ones they sell today don't work worth a damn.
  9. oldngray

    oldngray nowhere special

    Those were the days! The new politically correct ones are lame.
  10. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    Yea. You don't have near the fun throwing those at each other like the metal ones. I wonder why they ban stuff and don't just leave well enough alone.
  11. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    I still buy HotWheels.

    BSWALKS I Wanna Be Sedated

    Look kind of silly to me now, but god I loved that bike. I can still remember the tv commercial too.
  13. upschuck

    upschuck Well-Known Member

    I got one on my desk now. pointing to my right. I have to get on my son because he likes to destroy them.
  14. Gumby

    Gumby *

    Just like getting hit, by a click clacker! those left a nice bruise!
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  15. ChickenLegs

    ChickenLegs Safety Expert

    " there some kind of app that goes with this?"

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    ~"Some people are like Slinkies. Totally useless, but still make you smile when you push them down a flight of stairs."

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    I got the Ken Block special edition.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    Had the old school armor piercing ones.

    1BROWNWRENCH Amateur Malthusian

    No cars seats, no bike helmets, some cars with no seatbelts, dangerous toys, little's a wonder I survived my childhood.
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  20. cachsux

    cachsux Wah

    We used to use fiberglass barn siding to make jump ramps and jump over one of our parents cars on our BMX bikes.

    "No Dad, I don't know how that tire mark got on top of the Buick"
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