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Poll Results: What is the most painful toy to step on?

This is a multiple choice poll
  • 47% (128)
    Legos
  • 1% (5)
    Dice (four siders in particular)
  • 10% (29)
    Jacks
  • 0% (1)
    Knitting needles
  • 7% (19)
    Wooden blocks (corners)
  • 6% (18)
    Animals (particularly horned animals *L)
  • 2% (8)
    Trees or signs that go to toy building, train or construction sets
  • 1% (5)
    Beads with pointy bits
  • 2% (6)
    Airplanes
  • 5% (14)
    Cars or construction equipment
  • 3% (9)
    Train parts
  • 0% (1)
    Tops
  • 2% (8)
    Toy knights or their horses
  • 1% (3)
    Pointy castle parts
  • 5% (16)
    Other?
270 Total Votes  
post #61 of 81
I once stepped on a star-wars action figure and it punctured my big toe. Deep, big drops of blood puncture.

So I voted Other (and Lego, of course ).

Tjej
post #62 of 81
I vote legos, just cause' I still have vivid memories of screaming as a kid stepping on my *own* legos that I forgot to pick up/blended in with the floor...
post #63 of 81
You forgot barbie stuff.

My vote is either lego or barbie shoes/brushes. I have no qualms about vacuuming up barbie accessories (though I will save the lego). Thank goodness all that stuff is in the crawlspace now!
post #64 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama2Bug View Post
Around here, our toy nemesis isn't small at all. It's a huge, handmade, wooden rocking horse. (This is not ours, but it's very similar.) And it wants us all dead. Everyone has tripped over the thing at least once a week since it arrived three years ago. A few times the trippee (sp?) has taken a hard enough dive to break part of "Horses" off and cause it to need repair. Many times, the tripee needs repair.

I've tried placing "Horses" in various rooms and positions. Doesn't matter a whit. I swear, we could lock the damn thing in a closet and it would gallop out to get in front of me as I carried in the groceries.

I would like to put him out to pasture.
Hilarious!! We have nearly the exact same rocking horse that is picture, only ours has white hair. It's huge. It has lived in every room of our house at some point and no one has ever tripped on it Yours really must be out to get you.
post #65 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mama2Bug View Post
Around here, our toy nemesis isn't small at all. It's a huge, handmade, wooden rocking horse. (This is not ours, but it's very similar.) And it wants us all dead. Everyone has tripped over the thing at least once a week since it arrived three years ago. A few times the trippee (sp?) has taken a hard enough dive to break part of "Horses" off and cause it to need repair. Many times, the tripee needs repair.

I've tried placing "Horses" in various rooms and positions. Doesn't matter a whit. I swear, we could lock the damn thing in a closet and it would gallop out to get in front of me as I carried in the groceries.

I would like to put him out to pasture.
Yes, Mama2Bug - your post has me cracking up!!! I know that pic isn't your exact same horse, but I can spot at least five places where I could hurt myself walking past that thing.
post #66 of 81
Legos. My scalp is tingling in sympathetic pain just reading all of these stories!

I also voted for an "other": two years ago I put these tiny wooden sailboats in the kids' goodie bags at my son's birthday party. We still have a couple of them around only their sails came off ages ago, so now they are just little blocks of wood with evil evil tiny masts sticking out of them waiting to puncture your foot. I wanted to die when I stepped on one.

ETA: Oh yeah, that Schleich triceratops is a killer too!
post #67 of 81
Another vote for Playmobil - but I agree best solution is to avoid walking in playroom.
post #68 of 81
Lego. Definately Lego. My kids, sadly, learned more cuss words from me stepping on their Lego then they could ever learn in the schoolyard.
post #69 of 81
Wooden blocks. You step on them just right and ouch does that hurt. Legos are in close second.
post #70 of 81
Curved lego parts, definitely. Second only to broken glass & shards of wood. Particularly when they hit the soft middle spot in the sole of the foot.
post #71 of 81
Wooden Acorns! Ouch!
post #72 of 81
marbles!
post #73 of 81
I know this is an old thread, but I can't believe no one said wooden puzzle pieces with the little plastic peg in the middle!
post #74 of 81
legos and barbie shoes, owwwwwwwwwwwww!
post #75 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by mamaLHK View Post
marbles!
I was beginning to wonder if I was the only one! Those beautiful, smooth marbles are surprisingly painful to step on! my boys have a shag area rug in their room and if a marble gets left on it and I don't see it....YOWZA!!
post #76 of 81
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4evermom View Post
People go barefoot in the house??? That's dangerous! I always wear shoes or slippers.
I've been know to keep a pair of flip-flops out all year 'round for that purpose...

I voted for Legos- I knew I would before I even viewed the options!
post #77 of 81
legos. i'm really good at stepping on one of the bigger ones, right under the arch of my foot. i also voted for jacks. those things can actually puncture skin if you step on them just right.
post #78 of 81
I voted 'other' because the most painful thing to step on is an electric plug. And my children apparently insist on storing them right where I'll step on them. And they're EXCRUCIATING.
post #79 of 81
Legos! (or Duplos in our case). I'm guessing they get more painful as they get smaller.
post #80 of 81
Legos and 4 sided dice. The dice are such nice sharp triangles.
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