Toys of the Eighties, Mousetrap
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Mousetrap was a board game. You build up an elaborate trap and then play the game. A marble is dropped to create a domino effect on many obstacles, finally resulting in a plastic trap falling on the mouse.
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funny.. - July 05, 2007 - Report this comment
No one ever played the game. We just put the board together and set it off over and over. It didn't work very well
Jennifer - September 05, 2007 - Report this comment
Much to my envy, my cousin had this game. I'd play it everytime I went over his house. Well, we never really played the actual game. We mostly just played with the trap. LOL!
Sue - October 12, 2007 - Report this comment
I always wanted it, but never got it :( And when I met people who did have one, they said it was too much of a pain to but together, that made me sad, I think I'd have wanted to play it no matter what!
jen - October 14, 2007 - Report this comment
I always wanted that game and never got it, too! It looked like such as a kid.
Megan - November 22, 2007 - Report this comment
I had mousetrap as a kid and played it every chance I had. My real cat would like to carry around the plastic mice in her teeth, so I think when the game left we were down to one mouse.
Keith - November 28, 2007 - Report this comment
Who didn't have one of these at some point! Still a great game.....timeless.
Hannah - January 03, 2008 - Report this comment
One of my favorite childhood games. I'm surprised it's still at the stores.
erdath - January 26, 2008 - Report this comment
The net would fall early, marbles started to go missing, something wouldn't trigger so you had to move it yourself. Yet, the idea was fun.
Miranda - March 03, 2008 - Report this comment
One of my favorite childhood toys. As someone else stated, I rarely followed the game rules, I just set up the trap and set it off repeatedly.
Jenny - September 25, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember when I got this, it was missing one of the pieces so it wouldn't work right...I had to push the ball through one part...nobody would ever play this with me :(
val - November 21, 2008 - Report this comment
lost all the pieces. I wanted it so badly thanks to the commercials. But I was too young to put it together. Mom was no help
Jennifer - September 03, 2009 - Report this comment
my sister had this game we lapyed it and played it then i took theman and bucket inthe tub with me . eventually we through it out. i bought i second one at yard sale and throgh it out too.
Jessica - September 10, 2009 - Report this comment
For some reason we decided that this game always needed to be played with water, I guess it was because of the bath tub. We were only allowed ot play it outside!!
Jennifer - October 12, 2009 - Report this comment
Man,I guess I'm the only one who actually played the game (we were pretty square kids...) Ours worked well the majority of the time...I seem to remember it depended mostly on your construction skills (put this piece JUST SO and it works great) And we all used to kind of giggle at the old man (and be a little grossed out at the same time...wrinkles!! Grandpa in his unmentionables!!)
michael - February 23, 2010 - Report this comment
Does anyone know the song or where I can find the lyrics to the commercial for this game if so can u please send me an email @ princekingmichael@yahoomcom
Gary - April 22, 2011 - Report this comment
Oh, what a legend! I was so pleased when I recieved this game for Xmas. I think it must still be at my parents' house somewhere. It was always temperamental whether the 'machine' would work or not and a failed attempt meant several things had to be put back, such as the 'diver' and the heavy metal ball. Another problem was the pole the cage was mounted on, it often got stuck.
Erika - November 04, 2012 - Report this comment
This game was the reason I found out that there was no Santa. I was headed to my mom's closet to play dress up. Saw the game and thought "crap, now I know what they got me." On Christmas morning the tag said it was from Santa. Don't know if I've ever told my parents that story.
Zoe - May 12, 2015 - Report this comment
I brought this at a garage sale and when I went to play it I found there were missing pieces oh great
Jan Griffiths - August 24, 2017 - Report this comment
I had this game in the mid 60s when I was a kid. Mine worked fine. I gave mine to my younger cousins when we moved from MI to AZ.

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