Toys of the Eighties, Light Bright
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A stand that light shown through if hole was pierced with a coulored tack...and you placed the little colorful tacks on the stand and then there was a picture.
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Crystal - May 13, 2007 - Report this comment
On my gosh- I forgot about this.. I still have my lightbright in the box with all those little pieces and the paper.. I use to get in trouble all the time, my mom would vaccume up the little parts and make a horrible sound in the vaccume. I think I will have to give it another try...
Mandy - May 13, 2007 - Report this comment
I love my light bright it was one of my favorite toys growing up. I had it up until a few years ago.
Gary Freeman - May 14, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember being about 7 years old or so and the light bulb burned out in my light bright. So my grandad took the old bulb out and went to get a new one. But he left the light bright plugged in. Me being a curious 7 year old put my finger in the socket and WOW that hurt!!!! It felt like something was grinding my finger! What a shocking experience with the good old light bright.
Liters - June 16, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember once I put a bunch of these up all over my town and the police freaked out because they thought it was a terrorist threat.
Tree - July 30, 2007 - Report this comment
Man, who did not have one of these back then. I thought it was one of the best things going; I just loved seeing the picture light up in the dark.
dubbayumm - August 26, 2007 - Report this comment
I had one of these. My mom vacumed most of them up throughout the time span that i had it lol.
SL - September 03, 2007 - Report this comment
I loved Lite Brite! COuld play with it for hoursss. I liked the little pre-made design patterns that came with it.
stevie - September 26, 2007 - Report this comment
The commerical---"Lite-Brite, Lite-Brite, Turn on the magical shining light!"
Sue - October 12, 2007 - Report this comment
So good! They still make them but they're so not as cool, now theyre smaller and thinner.. we had the big chunky ones! I still have mine with lots of pegs and designs, I take it out every now and again :)
amy - November 18, 2007 - Report this comment
OMG! I remember these. LiteBrite was one of my favorite toys, up until my mom vacumed up all the little pieces. The worst thing about it was that because it was a metal case... I got my hand burned a few times picking it up to show my mom.
Sarah - November 24, 2007 - Report this comment
I remember how around the edges, the holes would be malformed and you couldn't get the little pegs in. It would drive me nuts!
miranda - November 30, 2007 - Report this comment
I still have my light bright and im 27. lol . i keep the pegs in little seperate bags. only thing is i can't seem to find the paper they used with it.
Prof - January 11, 2008 - Report this comment
I am a college professor and I keep one of these in my office. I always get comments from my students about it. It still works. I am not even sure if the bulb has ever been changed.
ACJ - January 21, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember after about 30 minutes of playing with this, a burning smell would start the emanate from behind the paper.
brightbite - July 15, 2008 - Report this comment
I got one of these at a tag sale as a kid. The most fun was drawing your own back round, and being able to impress your family with light-up art work. ;)
lucella31 - July 19, 2008 - Report this comment
I think as a child I thought this was one of the best toys ever. When I ran out of the black paper images, I used to create my own on pieces of paper and then plug in the pegs. Didn't always turn out great but still had fun. Would love to have one of these again for my kids.
Jennifer - August 23, 2008 - Report this comment
I had a light bright. played wit it for hours. Along the way mom decided I was to old for it and gave it away.
SavageLettuce - September 11, 2008 - Report this comment
This theme song is now running rampant through my head!!!
stephani - October 01, 2008 - Report this comment
My grandma has one still...and I still love playing with it! though it is really old. It was so much fun! me and my sisters used to fight over it
Valerie - October 23, 2008 - Report this comment
One of my uncles bought me my first lite bright. I loved to turn off the light when I was done and seeing it all lit up. I remember the templates it came with.
Stewie - October 24, 2008 - Report this comment
I had one of these when I was a kid. I remember in when I was 13 watching a 7 year old boy use the pegs to write the "f" word on the Lite Brite he was using. Guess he loved getting attention!
val - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
This was the big toy in preschool that everyone lined up to play. I was so happy when I got one. If they have them I will buy one.
Angela Evans - December 21, 2008 - Report this comment
My favorite toy when I was little was lite brite! My hasband proposed to me using lite brite. He wrote will u marry me? with the pegs and the lite brite he had from when he was a kid. It was a totally 80's proposal!
Jt62786 - January 20, 2009 - Report this comment
I wnated one. at that time in the 90's I had somethign similar. with no pegs. but stencils. it lights out. and you ;ress into it.
Danyale - February 14, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG I so remember these never had one but a friend did...
Me'chelle - February 21, 2009 - Report this comment
I have the older larger model I got it in the 90's I never played with it yet, I'm now 20 so I think I'll be playing with it very soon.
Nicholas - July 16, 2009 - Report this comment
I still remember the feeling of punching the little plastic pegs through the paper. It sure was fun.....I don't know what ever became of mine. I don't even remember ever getting rid of it.
Lisa - August 23, 2009 - Report this comment
I still have mine, those where so much fun!
Retronut - January 21, 2010 - Report this comment
I had one that was kind of odd coloured. The front was yellow and the rest of the unit was turquoise. Not sure what year this was from but I loved playing with it.
alice - July 20, 2010 - Report this comment
omg! i remember this back in 1987, i was 5, me and my then 2 year old kid sister played this!
Maura - July 26, 2010 - Report this comment
My friends all had these and I wanted one but my mom was nervous that it might be a fire hazard so needless to say I never got one.
Samantha - August 07, 2010 - Report this comment
I asked santa for one and got the refill. Years later my mom and I still joke about it. Santa thought the whole thing was in the refill package.I bought the newer cube version for my kids and it was a piece of crap. It wasn't angled like the older one and more diffucult to push the pegs in. So I picked up a older one at a church sale and it's been great.
Jenn - November 10, 2010 - Report this comment
OMG Lite Brite! I never had ones of these but one of my friends did, and I always wanted to play with it! I wanted one so bad (still do!) :-)
Annina - February 03, 2011 - Report this comment
I have a working light-bright in original box marked 1985. I also have pegs and unused stencils if anyone is interested. I have been using it As a lamp with a sketch of the kool-aid guy in pegs. Contact me at hellokittylady27@gmail.com
val - February 06, 2011 - Report this comment
before i forget, they sell a new kind that's battery operated at any toys r us or walmart. Not as much fun without the electricity but still awesome. My 4yo didn't last long with the pieces. I need to find refills.
Me - February 24, 2011 - Report this comment
We would spend countless hours setting in the dark sticking the little pegs in the little holes, faces all aglow. I remember you could order more patterns for a few points or something...
Sarah - June 05, 2011 - Report this comment
OMG I remember this! My thumb used to ache after pushing all the little pegs in! They all ended up in the hoover too. Does anyone remember the funny burning smell that came off it if you left it on fot a while? lol
jessika - July 31, 2011 - Report this comment
i loved it i played with it every day with it when i whus a kid when it wasn't working it broke my heart i bought one and it worked !!!!!!!!!!!!!! i love it...........memories
Nikki - January 04, 2012 - Report this comment
I still have mine with ththee box and pegs and all the original sheets of black paper, including fraggle rock! Love this toy still today!
autumngirl - January 14, 2012 - Report this comment
I remember seeing the commercial for this when I was younger and just had-to-have-it that Christmas. The awe I experienced when I got it.. ooh it was such joy. Think I'm gonna cry. lol
Brandon Reina - June 15, 2013 - Report this comment
I still have this toy a long time ago when I was a little kid. But now I'm old enough to play with it because I'm 28 years old. But it is packed away along with the rest of my stuff in a box before moving to Santa Fe.
Londyn - April 06, 2014 - Report this comment
I brought this last fall at a garage sale and it was the original one. so I have it in my basement with all the pegs in it still from last time I did it.

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