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1994 Best Buy Flyer Reminds Us Of Simple, Yet Terrifying Times

Before the internet was super available, we had flyers (or paper inserts). We waited for that blessed Sunday paper when we could see all the upcoming deals. And when it was Christmas time? Look out. Those bad boys were getting cut out and glued to another sheet of paper, then promptly mailed off to Santa. Even though it doesn't seem like that long ago, the technology in 1994 was...less than ideal. What we thought was groundbreaking now seems like the stone age. This paper insert from Best Buy is no different. It's from the week of October 23, 1994,

70s

10 Facts About The Partridge Family That Will Bring A Whole Lot Of Lovin'

From 1970 to 1974, The Partridge Family was one of, if not the most popular shows on television. The story was unique, which is probably made us all love it. Shirley Partridge was a widowed working mother who was left to take care of five kids. She decided, obviously, to form a band with all the children and travel the country in a decked out school bus. 4KQEven if you didn't watch this show on its first run, you were almost guaranteed to have seen it during syndication. Chances are, the late David Cassidy was on a poster somewhere in

Retro

How Much Do You Know About Me, And You, And Zoboomafoo?

It was our favorite animal show on television that taught us all the importance of wildlife preservation while also giving us a lesson on the animals we wanted to protect. The show was incredibly fun to watch with something going on at every moment. Even the intro had a bit of everything in it!That classic song hearkens back to a ton of memories, but how much do we really remember about this kids show and it's celebrity lemur?It was unfortunately short-lived, originally broadcast from the beginning of 1999 to late 2001, but is still aired in many regional

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Can We Talk About What's Going On With Randy Quaid?

Randy Quaid has been around Hollywood for a fairly long time. When he was just 23 years old, Quaid was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor in the film, The Last Detail. Best ActorOlder brother of Dennis Quaid, Randy became a household name for his role in National Lampoon's Vacation as Cousin Eddie. Quaid married Ella Marie Jolly in 1980, and the two welcomed a daughter, Amanda Marie, in 1983. In 1986, however, the couple split after just six years of marriage. The divorce was finalized in 1989, and Quaid says it was all on him. "I

Retro

14 Toys That'll Instantly Remind You Of Your Childhood, Even Though You Totally Forgot Them

The time when we were kids just running around seems like a lifetime ago. We've changed so much over the years, it has some truth to it. As we grew older, we had experiences that shaped us into the responsible adults we are today. Yet, sometimes we will spy our kids playing with a toy that we used to love, and it will take us back to those moments when we would be inseparable from it. Take a look at these classic items from decades ago, and see if you feel like running home to crack open the toy chest!

90s

14 Movies Struggles Any 90s Kid Knows Too Well

Being a movie fan now is fairly simple. Find a movie you like, find other people on the Internet who like the same movie, and voila! Instant friendship. But remember in the 90s when liking movies was a legit struggle? Nothing prepared us for what we would have to endure. 1. No One Prepared You For "My Girl"LISTEN. This was not okay. We were just kids!! We saw it was Kevin from Home Alone so we wanted to watch the movie!! Before the internet, you couldn't find spoilers or the general plot synopsis, so you had to go in

Retro

Now We Know What's Inside An Etch A Sketch And It's A Lot

I think everyone had an Etch A Sketch growing up, and some of us had better creations than others. While we may laugh now at the toy's simplicity, it was revolutionary at the time. Drawing lines without  a pen and paper and then just shaking it to watch it magically disappear was something that amazed us all. But have you ever seen what's inside one of these toys?We have now tracked down a video that shows us exactly what's on the inside of this cool toy, and it might not be all you expect. This is the Etch

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

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15 Valuable Archie Comics That'll Have You Searching Your Attic For Your Old Collection

When I was young I had so many issues of Archie's Double Digest you could've wallpapered my room with them and still had a few books left over.I can almost smell them now...BookwormWhile those mini-collections that we buy at the checkout lane aren't worth much, older Archie fans may have a few valuable issues tucked away in their collection. The great thing about Archie is year after year he only seems to get more popular, and that means the values of these 15 books have aged like fine wine.This list is in chronological order, so keep reading

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Eerie Photos Of NYC Subway From 70's & 80's Shed New Light On City

We all know the infamous reputation of the Big Apple. A bustling hive of scum and machinery where danger lurks around every street corner, and the subway system is the proverbial dungeon of the city. While in actuality NYC isn't as bad as movies and rumors have made it out to be, it was the crime waves of the 70's and 80's that instilled fear into the hearts of tourists and locals alike. Willy Spiller is a Swiss photographer that traveled around the labyrinth that is the New York underground for seven years, taking photographs of the daily interactions of