Toys of the Eighties, Slinky
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What kid didn't have a slinky? "It's slinky, it's slinky, it's such a wonderful toy...."
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Amy - May 26, 2007 - Report this comment
Always fun until it gets tangled.
midd - July 01, 2007 - Report this comment
yep, then it's impossible to get out.
DaShon - August 06, 2007 - Report this comment
Yeah. My mom had to buy a new Slinky every time I messed one up. Sometimes, it wouldn't get tangled. It would just get to the point that 1-3 "slinks" would not be evenly spaced like the other "slinks". At this point, I wasn't able to do the "Slinky-Down-The-Stairs" trick!
Carrie - December 10, 2007 - Report this comment
loved this toy so much I named my grey striped kittycat Slinky! I mostly just liked shaking it and making the slink-slink-slink noise.
Carrie - December 10, 2007 - Report this comment
p.s. I shook the toy, not the cat :)
bailey - April 26, 2008 - Report this comment
I love the slinkysssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss! and i wear rocking socks
slinky master - May 27, 2008 - Report this comment
i love the slinky i always used to get it tangled and then get it untangled. yes i can untangle a slinky. :)
Nicky - August 03, 2008 - Report this comment
An absolute classic!! It is still available today so that says it all!!
slinky stumped - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
slinky master, prove it. post directions or video!!
slinky stumped - August 20, 2008 - Report this comment
Ha! I did it too and with little to no deformation. Now I am the Slinky Master. :)
slinky challenged - September 09, 2008 - Report this comment
ok, i give up. how do you untangle a slinky?
amanda-beth - April 07, 2009 - Report this comment
my cousin and i always use race our sliver slinky down stairs when visting our grandma and we audtion for the slinky comerical no we didnt get the roles
Jennifer - September 03, 2009 - Report this comment
i had one of these. they always got all bent up and tangled up and you ended up throughing them out
Jadedoz - September 22, 2009 - Report this comment
I had a plastic purple Slinky, mine got all tangled up and when I tried to untangle it, it broke, probably because mine was the plastic version. I could never get it to go down stairs that well either.
Retronut - October 08, 2009 - Report this comment
These were always fun. I discovered that they would stretch ALLLLLLLL THE WAAAAAAYYYY across the room. Then...not so much fun anymore... :P
Cionn - January 25, 2010 - Report this comment
Who didn't own a Slinky? My sister and I had many. We broke many.
StuckInThe80sGirly - April 01, 2010 - Report this comment
I had many of these in rainbow colours and one in green I think. My sister and I used to let them go down the stairs and we drove our mum mad with it. Mine alway got bent and out of shape after a while but thy were cheap enough to replace good times back then.
80sBaby - April 10, 2010 - Report this comment
I had a few Slinkys in my day. It seemed like no matter how hard you tried to take care of them, they inevitably got irrevocably twisted! Fun while they lasted, though!
Jennifer - April 17, 2010 - Report this comment
remeber the slinky comercal? slinky slinky slinkys a woner full toy. it walks down stairs and makes slinkity sound. its fun f9oir a girl and a boy. everyone wants a slinky. you got tohave a slinky. somethng like that lol!
Rayne - July 27, 2010 - Report this comment
Plastic Slinkys.....not that much fun....nothing beats the sound of one of those very large metal slinkys......going from hand to hand......
g - October 13, 2010 - Report this comment
classic
Kristin - April 01, 2014 - Report this comment
I hated that they always got tangled up

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