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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:33 PM
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Remember clackers? And Wizzzer tops? I want some!
My parents threw away all my childish things, and now I want them back!
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:34 PM
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1. Clackers were fun. But loud.
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Finder Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:42 PM
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2. and banned in some places...
if I recall correctly.
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Shell Beau Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:44 PM
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3. I don't doubt it!
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:25 PM
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13. and deadly!
I had so many bruises on my arms from those bastards.
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pdx_prog Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:48 PM
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4. I remember the clackers
from the late 60's, early 70's.....about 2" diameter hard plastic balls on 8" strings. They hurt like a mother when they slammed into one of your wrists...

I don't remember wizzer tops though..
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Clintmax Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:52 PM
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5. *sniped!*
And they caused bruises from hell!
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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:54 PM
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6. I've got two pairs...
Want 'em?

Green plastic with metallic flakes... Nylon cord with plastic ring.

Sound familiar?
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:54 PM
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7. That's it!
My brother was good with them; I was never that coordinated with them. Oh, the memories!
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Hugin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:21 PM
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12. I can't clack them on the top of the swing like they did in the commercial
Never that coordinated.
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chaska Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 04:56 PM
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8. Clackers were the BEST! We used to...
take 'em, after the string broke, and tie a longer string on them and then use them as bolas (sp?) to throw around the legs and trip up anything that moved. God love the long suffering dogs I've known and loved. I used to ride my lab. Never hurt any of them though.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:26 PM
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14. Here's a pic of the evil things.
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Dave Reynolds Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:03 PM
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9. I remember the tops,
Edited on Wed Jul-20-05 05:06 PM by Dave Reynolds
my brother and I had one, seems like late '60s.

I had this one
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DeposeTheBoyKing Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:07 PM
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10. Yes - I loved those!!!
We had several. I might have to get one from eBay!
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Horse with no Name Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 05:18 PM
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11. ooohhhh I loved clackers
I think they were banned though,lol.
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yellowdogintexas Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-20-05 08:18 PM
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15. we all have clackers at our desks at my job. If we get someone
to let us transfer them to the sales reps, we rattle the clacker then everybody else on the floor does too. It is insane.

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