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    Best Christmas Gift You Got Growing Up

    Was thinking over the weekend when I saw John Elway on the sideline about my favorite Christmas gift growing up. ABout 3rd or 4th grade I got an Elway jersey with padded pants and shoulder pads and cheap plastic helmet. My little brother and I went outside and proceeded to beat the crap out of each other and my mom has regretted that gift ever since (A tradition that continues now over 20 years later). A few years later the whole family got lazer tag guns (even Dad) and we wore those guns out in a hurry. What was your favorite gift growing up?


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    The original Nintendo was my favorite gift.



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    The unstoppable combo of socks and underpants



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    Re: Best Christmas Gift You Got Growing Up

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneDaddy View Post
    The original Nintendo was my favorite gift.
    Ahh yes. Got that one year as well. Stayed up all night playing on the power pad.


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    An original Optimus Prime toy when it first came out. One of the few times I was completely surprised by what my gift was. It was insanely hard to get, had to wait in line for hours, time trips to the store just right, etc, and I never thought in a million years it would be under the tree that morning.



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    A drumset.


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    Re: Best Christmas Gift You Got Growing Up

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneDaddy View Post
    The original Nintendo was my favorite gift.
    +1. Around 1991 or so. Before that, we used to rent an NES from the local movie rental place for a weekend every now and then. When I got the Nintendo, I played a game called Maniac Mansion nonstop for about a week.



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    Anything that hda anything to do with Legos. I have a freaking 12 galon storage container filled with the damn things.



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    Sega Genesis *******



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    Re: Best Christmas Gift You Got Growing Up

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    A drumset.
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    The same Christmas my dad got me a bb gun and a bow and arrow set. Not a hunting style bow, but a decent target shooting one none the less. Not bad for a 9 year old!



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    4 wheeler



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    set of skis size 200 ... damn those were fast skis... I RULED sundown for 2 straight years.



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    Nintendo 64. I never saw it coming, and was just floored with Goldeneye. Without a doubt my absolute favorite Christmas experience.



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    Re: Best Christmas Gift You Got Growing Up

    hmm, I remember one year I got the Millennium Falcon Star Wars ship from my parents. Man, that was probably the most surprised I was for a Christmas present/




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