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

Life

10 Fast Food Mascots From Your Childhood You Completely Forgot About

Nothing was better then going to get some delicious french fries at McDonald's or the most awesome pizza at Pizza Hut when we were kids, but what made them extra special? The mascots! GiphyEvery commercial and piece of marketing for fast food places or kids restaurants seemed to be targeted at kids. They use flashy commercials and kids meals with toys to make us all super excited to go eat those tiny cheeseburgers. How many of those mascots do you remember from your childhood? The Burger King- Kids ClubFanpopPizza Hut - Pizza HeadAdWeekDominos -The NoidFast CoDesignA&W - Great Root

80s

Remembering The McDonald's Menu Song Will Make You Wish It Was 1988

One of the greatest joys of your childhood was going to McDonald's. It was fun, delicious and usually pretty affordable for your parents so everyone wins! Sure, it's probably not the healthiest option, but that really isn't something most ten-year-olds care about. McDonald's was great because not only was the food delicious, but they had the best toys in their happy meals and the best promotions! Do you remember the "Menu Song"?Kix104The Menu Song was a pretty interesting promotion that McDonald's launched in 1988 that had a $1,000,000 prize! That's a lot of money! It was a

Toys

15 Classic Happy Meal Toys We Desperately Wanted When We Were Kids

Who else remembers getting SUPER excited when their mom or dad said they could go to McDonald's for lunch or dinner? Their commercials were catchy, they had a line of toys that were awesome, and their french fries were the best. The other thing that was always amazing about McDonald's was the toy inside your Happy Meal. They always became such big collectors items for kids, comparing which one they had with their friends. Let's see how many of these retro Happy Meal toys you remember! 1. Tiny Disney Characters In Movie CasesThese were the best, you got all your

TV

This McDonald's Commercial Will Have You Looking At George Costanza In An All New Way

Every actor has to pay their dues if they want to make it in showbiz. Sometimes that involves playing extras, or doing print work but most often actors do commercials to get their face out there.Jason Alexander is most notable for his role of the always cranky George Costanza on Seinfeld. However, before he was angry all the time he was doing his best to make it in the world and sometimes to do that you have to go to McDonald's.Alexander was the star of the commercial for the super impressive "McDLT". What was a McDLT you ask?

Life

Who Remembers When You Could Have A McDonald's In Your Own House?

McDonald's was the very best treat that a kid could have. Going to get some chicken McNuggets, then hanging out in the Play Place was the highlight of any week. Well, in the 90s you could bring that experience home with you. That's right, you could eat McDonald's in your home, perfect for the true fast food lover! Just what every mom wants! You might be wondering what kind of set up your mini McDonald's would have. Well, lucky for you, there was essentially all the parts you need to have your own franchise (sort of)! I mean, nothing was