70s

17 Fast Food Menu Items That Were Discontinued Way Too Soon

One of the hardest things about growing up is saying goodbye to old friends.Whether you grow apart over time, or they're taken away from you too soon, we look back on the ones we once held dear and wish we could just see them one last time. Coincidentally, that's also how we feel about these 17 fast food menu items that were discontinued way too soon. How many of them do you remember?1. Taco Bell's Zesty Chicken BowlBeckstreetTalk about being ahead of its time. Lately Taco Bell has been trying to fend off Mexican-inspired contenders like Chipotle, but

80s

The 15 Best Happy Meal Toys From The 80s

As we all know, half of the reason we ever wanted to go to McDonald's as kids was to see what new toys they had in their Happy Meals! While we're used to some high-tech toys in our kids meals today, there was a time where we were happier with simpler pleasures.These toys are pretty vintage now, but in a way, seeing how far they have come makes them even cooler! Like trying to fly this Styro Glider from 1980 across the room!Time Passages Nostalgia CompanyOr the first Little Golden Book series they put out in 1982Yello80sThe Play-Doh

80s

17 Images Of McDonald's From The 80s and 90s That Will Punch You In The Face With Nostalgia

McDonald's was the place to be in the 80s and 90s. It wasn't just a restaurant, it was a party. There were toys, games, and of course...Happy Meals. If you visited a McDonald's even once, you'll get insane nostalgia when looking at these pictures. 1. This Burger Prison90s Kids Only2. Spyware Happy Meal Toys90s Kids Only3. Magnetic Looney Tune Superheroes90s Kids Only4. McDonaldland Cookies90s Kids Only5. The Mac Tonight Commercial6. VHS Toys I Always Wished Were Mini-VHS Tapes90s Kids Only7. Styrofoam Containers That Are Probably The Reason For Global Warming90s Kids Only8. Plastic Dinosaur Puppets90s Kids Only9. Video Game

80s

These Commercials From The 80s Will Make You Laugh And Cry

It was an era of fun, weird fashion, and an awkward mix of big-city and small-town vibes. The 80s were a wonderful time in America as we embraced brands for their ability to make us laugh, and sometimes cry, in our living rooms and at the dinner table. Here are a few reminders of how the big brands used to look. Like this commercial for Walmart and their latest fashion lineThe store had been around since the 60s, but twenty years on already had stores across the country. This spring line complete with roller-skates makes us sort of crave to

Retro

The Ultimate List Of McDonald's Toys That We Obsessed Over As Kids

As much as we loved milkshakes, hamburgers and crispy chicken nuggets, the best part of eating at McDonald's as a kid was the free toy in our happy meal.Over the years we collected so many of these great toys. Here are some of the best ones:Rubber Band Motor Boats (1981)ComplexPlaymobil Figures (1982)ebay.co.ukLittle Golden Books (1982)ComplexHot Wheels (1983)Foro ClubPlay-Doh (1983)The ChivePopoids (1984)Museum of PlayMemory GlandsRonald McDonald Cloth Doll (1984)EtsyA little creepy....but still fun!Astroniks (1984)22 WordsLego Super Travelers (1985)Dave Percota / Toys PeriodBrickset.comDave Percota / Toys PeriodMy Little

Toys

6 Toy Machines We Were Completely Obsessed With As Kids

Creating something with our own two hands always made the best stuff. It didn't matter if it was a treat or a toy, it was also an activity that kept us busy for hours.  Whether we were making a bunch of shaved ice or melting things into our own toys, we all loved the fact that we were involved in the creative process. There were so many awesome kits to choose between, which one was your favorite? Creepy CrawlersEbayFor anyone who wanted to make a toy that was just a gross and slimy bug, this was the one for

Pop Culture

20 Years Worth Of Happy Meal Toys That Will Bring You Right Back To Your Childhood

Everyone remembers the excitement of opening up their Happy Meal to see what toy they got. We all had these enormous collections that took up all kinds of space for no reason, but we treasured these toys as if they were precious antiques. Viral SpellThere were a lot of different toys each year, but there was always one or two that stood out and made kids go absolutely nuts trying to track down the entire collection. These were the most popular toys each year, how many did you collect? 1977-79 - "McWrist" WalletEbay1979-81 - Star TrekEbay1982 - PlaymobilEbay1983-84 - Hot

Pop Culture

11 McDonaldland Mascots That You Completely Forgot Existed

There was this magical place that kids all thought would be excellent, but looking back now it's hard to see why. McDonaldland was this crazy marketing adventure with the most bizarre cast of characters imaginable. McDonald's WikiSure, fast food places are known for having wacky mascots, but none are quite as iconic as the characters of McDonaldland. From the mayor to the smallest little fry kid, each of them was pretty bizarre. Everyone remembers Ronald McDonald, but what about the rest?How many of the McDonaldland characters do you remember? The HamburglarMcDonald's WikiGrimaceYouTubeHe even did a