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10 Toys That Proved We Just Wanted To Hurt Each Other

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Let's face it: kids are jerks sometimes. As much as we like to think of them as happy little bundles of joy, the reality is that kids love few things quite as much as finding fun ways to hurt their friends. Of course, we were no different as kids, and these 10 toys prove it.

Nerf Guns

Hasbro

While these were supposed to be the "safe" way to have kids shoot each other (given the ammo is made of soft plastic darts), let's get real here, anything shot at a speed that can cover 70 ft in about 2 seconds is going to hurt. Especially if you take one in the eye or neck.

Missile-Shooting Action Figures

Hasbro

Now THIS was where the real warfare came in. Any time a Transformer or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle came with a gun of some kind that featured "firing action," you just knew that this was going to be the perfect toy to use to torment your little brother. That is, until mom got fed up and took it away.

Socker Boppers

Groupon

I mean... punching someone in the face is still punching someone in the face, even if it's done with a giant inflatable cushion tied to your fist. I mean sure, you're less likely to have something broken by one of these, it still freaking hurts!

Slingshots

Amazon

Okay, in some places these things are classified are legitimate weapons, and frankly, anyone who gets hit by a rock thrown by one of these could probably agree.

The toys just get crazier from here...

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