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15 Things From The 1990 Sears Wish Book That Will Make You Miss Being A Kid

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There was no piece of mail more exciting than the Sears Wish Book. Each year, it would arrive wrapped in plastic, almost like a gift itself. We would carefully rip into the package and reveal the best resource for all of our Christmas wishlists.

We would carefully flip through the pages, and jot down the page numbers and product numbers that we wanted all before we would pass off the Wish Book to our parents. They were always patient with us when we would continuously reference things they had never heard of, probably because they had that super easy guide to go check.

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

Do you still remember how you felt while you were searching through the glossy pages of toys? Well, check out the images below, which are all taken from the Wish Book from 1990, and see if it rings and bells.

Beetlejuice, Ninja Turtles and Robocop were always a favorite

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

Remember when the fact that a computer had a "color monitor" was a big deal?

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

Or when a two page spread of Walkmans was necessary

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

We may not have cared about clothes, but our moms we already excited to see the new styles of 'mom jeans'

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

It was like getting a TV and a table in one

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

Who's ready to take some embarrassing family photos?

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

This must have been up so high on everyone's wish lists

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

All of the boys in school would wear outfits like this

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

Every year that Garfield phone would make an appearance on my Christmas list

SEARS WISH BOOK 1990

But now onto the stuff we all REALLY wanted: TOYS...

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