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post #21 of 48

I had several of those Koala bears clips.  They were in one of our house plants....LOL

 

I have dolls.  Still.  Madame Alexander, blinking creepy dolls.  I loved them, they are in my daughter's room now, and she just asked me to move them about a week ago....becuase they creeped her out. LOL

post #22 of 48

I'm on the younger side of things, so I've never heard of most of the things you're talking about - but I had older cousins! They decided it would be a great idea to watch the movie Gremlins with 3y/o me  (they were about 4, 6, and 8) in the mid 90's. It freaked me out a bit, but nothing compared to when the toy Furby came out (that year? maybe the next year?). I thought it WAS a Gremlin when I saw it on the shelves that Christmas, and was completely and utterly terrified 

One of my family members mistook my look of frozen horror for speechless thrill, and BOUGHT ONE FOR ME. It of course was possessed by the devil and would start squawking in the middle of the night in its ridiculous language... "MEE TAYY OOH-NOO!" or whatever the Furbish translation of "I'm going to kill you in your sleep, little child!" is. Ugh.

post #23 of 48
Does anyone remember the "My Buddy" doll???



He's saying, "I will haunt your dreams"
post #24 of 48
"My buddy, my buddy, my buddy and meeeee"!

That song always gets stuck in my head.
post #25 of 48
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"My buddy, my buddy, my buddy and meeeee"!

That song always gets stuck in my head.

Mine too!!!
post #26 of 48

I don't know about Memory Lane, but one year when dd was just a tot, I saw a huge My Little Pony that was designed to be like a baby doll, complete with bottle and pacifier and blanket.  Creeped.  Me.  Out.  Something freaky about the huge eyes showing up on dolls these days.  We had a Baby Alive in the 70s (which was freakish enough that it ate baby food and pooped it out and heavens knows what happened in between) but now the new version has those huge, glaring, painted on eyes that make me run screaming. 

post #27 of 48
I had a huge Wylie coyote doll with big scary eyes. And cabbage patch.
post #28 of 48
I had a knock off American Girl doll. She was so creepy, I threw her in my closet every night and my mom would put her back on my dresser during the day.
post #29 of 48
Yeah I was always scared of clowns! Somehow when I was about 7, the Steven king movie- "it" came on tv (!!) and was forever terrified of clowns.

I'm from the USA orginally- but now live in Australia and you buy those koala ANYWHERE here! Check amazon.
post #30 of 48
ET! Even just having a poster freaked me out! The my buddy doll my brother had it and it reminded me if Chucky!
post #31 of 48
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You mean they actually had an odor? I don't remember that -- gross! My mom wouldn't let us have those but I saw them at school. Some were really morbid -- I didn't like them either.

All clown stuff scared me as a kid. Also, this wasn't a scary toy but I had one of those clip-on koala bears clipped to my bedpost, and I used to think it moved at night so that it was looking at me when I woke up in the morning, which freaked me out. (But not enough to move it or throw it away, so I think I was just freaking myself out over nothing for the thrill of it.)

I can't really think of any other scary toys, but my friends and I used to do Bloody Mary in the bathroom, and games like "light as a feather/stiff as a board," and ouija boards and the like.
Omg you just had me cracking up! My daughter was like mom why are you laughing?
I remember gremlins those were scary!
But I think there are some toys now I won't let my daughter have like the monsters high dolls! ( those are freaky) but she really wants a Furbie for Christmas and they remind me of gremlins!
Oh what about the chuckie dolls! My cousin and I were freaked out by all dolls for a whole awhile after those!!
post #32 of 48

haha I loved troll dolls!And I had garbage pail kid cards too but don't remember them stinking.

 

Speaking of malfunctioning toys..I was in my teens by then  but my sister had a furby that she left in the back window of the car and it must have overheated or something because it's eyes got stuck halfway open and it would make this creepy 'uhhhhhhh' sound lol

post #33 of 48
Haha that's funny! Oh yea I had a ton of trolls and they are kind of creepy
post #34 of 48

Chuckie dolls should be illegal!! Those are  SO scary. I watched that movie at a neighbor's house when I was 4 years old and was completely traumatized. Still scares the crap out of me! My grandma had a doll that was older than the Chuckie movies but looked A LOT like him, and I remember when the grownups went to the other living room and left us kids in the play room I would get so freaked out if no one else was nearby and I would slam his head in the cupboard door. Violent, I know, but I truly was terrified for my life! I was also afraid of the jack in the box's, of course! It seems they were made to scare kids! I still played with it though..hmm. lol.

 

My brother got a "My Buddy" doll and I remember being totally jealous! So my parents got me a boy cabbage patch kid.

 

There are toys I wouldn't let my daughter have, but that's not because they are scary. The Bratz dolls and others like that are just slutty! WTF!

post #35 of 48
Oh yes I will not let my daughter have brats dolls either but someone bought her one for Christmas.....sigh!!!
post #36 of 48
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Oh yes I will not let my daughter have brats dolls either but someone bought her one for Christmas.....sigh!!!

Yuck! Also, those Monster High dolls are almost equally icky. This is terrible, but my mother calls Bratz dolls "Hooker Barbie." Ha!

post #37 of 48
Oh yes monster high is popular with the girls in my daughters class and I just tell her no we don't play with scary stuff like that!
post #38 of 48
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 We had a Baby Alive in the 70s (which was freakish enough that it ate baby food and pooped it out and heavens knows what happened in between)

What I recall happening in between was a grinding noise, which began when you put the spoon into her mouth.  Grrrrmm, grrrrmm, grrrmmm as her robotic jaws gummed down the food.  Then it would come out the other end the same horrifyingly bright color as it went in.  I didn't have a Baby Alive, but some of my friends did, and I was horrified.

 

Circa 1980 there was Stretch Armstrong and a similar Incredible Hulk doll.  They were very heavy and had arms that stretched in an ominous way, and that was the whole point of them, apparently.  Kids I knew who had them seemed to use them mainly for bopping their siblings on the head, once the initial thrill of, "You can stretch his arms, woo hoo!" wore off.  One day my dad took me to the home of his friend who had 3 boys who were supposed to entertain me while the dads worked on some project.  We were quickly bored with Stretch Armstrong and began speculating on what was inside him that was so heavy and stretchy.  The oldest boy got a butcher knife and murdered Stretch.  He was filled with a strange gel that got all over the carpet.  All the boys got spanked, but I was presumed innocent. :innocent

post #39 of 48

I never like the disembodied heads that were supposed to be used to do up their hair.  Even worse, now I see those with disembodied hands sticking out the base, like some "beauty parlor stockade".

post #40 of 48
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I never like the disembodied heads that were supposed to be used to do up their hair.  Even worse, now I see those with disembodied hands sticking out the base, like some "beauty parlor stockade".
That's too funny bc my daughter got one once and didn't want it! She was scared!!
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