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Dumb Kid Toys

The 86th Carnival of Homeschooling a href=”http://homeschoolbuzz.com/2007/08/magical-carnival-of-homeschooling.html”is up at Homeschool Buzz./a If you a href=”http://homeschoolbuzz.com/2007/08/magical-carnival-of-homeschooling.html”take a look on the blog,/a you will notice some advertisements for magic tricks and other items such as joy buzzers that you may remember as a kid from comic books or other places. Seeing the pictures reminded me of the dumb stuff I was always ordering as a kid, first the a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00062RTL0?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=B00062RTL0″Sea Monkeys/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=B00062RTL0″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” /–they died immediately–the magic rocks–they were kind of cool, the a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NMAMEY?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=B000NMAMEY”Joy Buzzers/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=B000NMAMEY” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / that provided hours of fun and finally, a href=”http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0006L3ECO?ie=UTF8tag=wwwviolentkicomlinkCode=as2camp=1789creative=9325creativeASIN=B0006L3ECO”X-ray glasses/aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=B0006L3ECO” width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / that promised to let me see through clothing and spy on people. Yeah, sure. Most of the items I got through the mail were just a bunch of junk but the best part was imagining all the neat stuff I could do with them.