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TODAY   |  October 03, 2013

Pac-Man, Clue among finalists for Toy Hall of Fame

The National Toy Hall of Fame has narrowed its nominees for its class of 2013 to some iconic games and toys like chess, the board game Clue, My Little Pony, the Pac-Man video game, and even the rubber duck.

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>> earlier this week the nominees were announced at the national toy hall of fame . among the finalists, my little pony, the magic 8 -ball, little green army guys and rubber ducky .

>> that got us thinking just in time for throwback thursday.

>> we want to take a trip down memory lane and talk about hurt childhood stores. " star wars " came out in 1977 . at the early '80s, we were inundated with toys. for me 5, 6-years-old i had to collect them. if i wasn't inside playing with my toys, i was outside with the grown machine. remember the green machine ?

>> the next level big wheel .

>> next level stuff.

>> this is live footage. that's me in marina delray.

>> and that hair, too.

>> the green machine .

>> they were very cool.

>> i went with a classic barbie.

>> did you have ken, too?

>> i don't think so, i had the horse, though. i loved the horse more than anything.

>> here's the shocker. given my current cooking skills. i had the easy bake oven . i loved it. i have to say, this is not what mine looked like. this is more elaborate.

>> can make little indicationment we made little chocolate indication. it was awesome. the problem is my cook has not evolved.

>> it's so easy.

>> moist, delicious, chocolate cake .

>> i was a matchbox car kid the precursor to the hot wheels , i also loved the etch-a-sketch and those green army men.

>> i loved the motorific torture track, a battery operated slot thing. you could add to it. cars came in and out.

>> amazing all those old commercials.

>> we want to hear what your favorite childhood toy was. tweet it to us with the hash tak today ttt.