All finalists for 2020 Hall of Fame induction! Uh, TOYS, that is!
1-Build a tower of wooden blocks; take turns pulling out a block before watching it tumble.
2-Based on the ancient Indian cross, players move their pieces around the board, attempting to get all pieces “home” before any other player.
3-Introduced in 1981 (before the end of the decade, more than 150 million would be sold), the horses feature colorful bodies, manes and a unique symbol on one or both sides of their flanks (“cutie marks”).
4-Popular at Senior Centers and Catholic gatherings J, players match numbers printed in different arrangements on cards.
5-The standard schoolroom item became a popular tool for every home’s driveway or front cement path.
6-Began as Mattel product, catapulted into TV and cinematic fame featuring heroes such as He-Man in kingdoms of Eternia and Grayskull.
7-A strategy board game of diplomacy, conflict and conquest. Hmmm—sounds like politics today!
8-Launched 1967, a box with small colored plastic pegs that can be creatively illuminated.
9-“Rolled out” in 1956, the game consists of rolling five dice to make certain combinations.
10-So … this is tough. I dropped off Baby Nancy and Tamagotchi (the other two for total of 12 on the list) in favor of these. Both Joni and I would be likely collectors of these models of a favorite animal. Get as close as you can because I’m thinking most likely no one will get the brand here! (I will bring a couple of mine from the 50s for show and tell!)
Email your answers for this week’s game to Peg@ambaa.com.
Answers to last week’s “ALL FLUFF” Trivia:
No, this is not a quiz on political speeches J.
1-Mike Lindell’s invention. PILLOW
2-Classic top of a lemon pie. MERINGUE
3-Per Stones instruction, get off of mine! CLOUD
4-Circus, fair, baseball game—no matter where you have it, it’s pink (usually) delight. COTTON CANDY
5-The P of IHOP … and I don’t mean prayer. PANCAKES
6-Turkish or Terry—best out of the dryer. TOWEL
7-Denver, Western, Spinach and Mushroom … et al. OMELETTE
8-Despicable Me prize. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NB1qppAPxk4
9-Mr. Hearn of Laker fame. CHICK
10-Favored for make-up removal or dog’s ear cleaning. COTTON SWAB