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  1. CLONECONES

    CLONECONES Well-Known Member

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    [video=youtube;qkM6RJf15cg]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkM6RJf15cg[/video]

    Not sure why they went this route... brought back the feels, but kinda of made me angry, that they're just using my sweet, sweet childhood memories to make me want their tablet.
     
  2. 3TrueFans

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    Right in the feels. Who wants to play pogs!?
     
  3. brentblum

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    I could google this, but I will ask instead: did Pogs actually have rules?? I remember bashing them around, but don't recall an actual reason for doing so. Oh, and Oregon Trail was the stuff.
     
  4. mapnerd

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    Lunch was a puzzle? It still can be, *****!
     
  5. 3TrueFans

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    As far as I know you just threw the slammer and you kept whatever pogs were face up.
     
  6. Bigman38

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    We always took about 20 each, mixed them together, and put them upside down in one stack. Then you took turns with your slammer hitting the pile. The ones you turned over you got to keep. It was the cause of a lot of elementary school drama and eventually a pog ban at school.
     
  7. CLONECONES

    CLONECONES Well-Known Member

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    yup, dead on
     
  8. CyArob

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    Oh, to be young again... *single tear*
     
  9. Rabbuk

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    Pokemon cards were the main trouble at my school and got banned.
     
  10. brentblum

    brentblum Brett Blume
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    This is great info. I vaguely remember doing this now and the ensuing ban in the lunch-room at my school as well. Oh man fifth grade was intense.
     
  11. Iastfan112

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    Pogs were a few years earlier than Pokemon. One got banned in Elementary school the other in Middle school.
     
  12. VTXCyRyD

    VTXCyRyD Well-Known Member

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    WTH is a pog?
     
  13. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Are you kidding me?
     
  14. bos

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    Half person, half dog. Own best friend.
     
  15. Bigman38

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    I bet I still have some pogs somewhere in my parents house. Anyone want to meet up and slam?



    .............. ha ha.......ha....
     
  17. Bigman38

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    I'll bring my New Orleans Saints board and my personalized slammer. Then to really complete the trip down memory lane I'll fight you if you get my good pogs.
     
  18. 3TrueFans

    3TrueFans Well-Known Member

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    Alf pogs! Remember Alf? He's back, in pog form.

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  19. SaraV

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    I'm more a child of the 80's, and when I was in fourth grade, this was what it was all about...

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  20. Angie

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    I remember those! My collection was never big.
     

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