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FRISBEE, Hacky Sack & You

By Jackie Burrell
Monday, March 17th, 2008 at 4:19 pm in Contest.

The Frisbee turns 50 (MCT) Remember those joyous days of yore when children rode bikes and built forts, and Mom didn’t worry about where you were as long as you were home by dinner? We tossed Frisbees, and bounced Superballs … ahhh, childhood. Well, those retro pleasures could be yours once more. We’re giving away a Wham-O 50th anniversary Frisbee, Hacky Sack and “the ball with the incredible super high bounce.”

All you have to do is click “comments – we know Susan knows how to do this, because she won the drawing last week! – and share your fondest memory of childhood.

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  1. Cathy Says:

    Playing Kick the Can after the sun went down until my mom called for us to come back inside for the night.

  2. Karin Says:

    Just living in a small town right next door to my grandparents was great!….playing outdoors all summer-biking, playing Red Light Green Light, making mud pies in the sandbox, hanging upside down on the swing set, going to vacation Bible school.. all kinds of simple fun that most kids these days miss out on.

  3. Noreen Says:

    Playing tarzan. We had a willow tree on the empty lot next door. We climb the retaining wall, grab an armful and jump!!

  4. Daniela Says:

    We lived across our elementary school. It was on a higher level and the parking lot had a drive that we thought was the biggest hill ever. We used to ride our bikes down that drive and let go of the handlebars. Years later as an adult, we went back and laughed at how tiny that hill actually was. It was fun.

  5. Johannah B Says:

    The best memory that I “still” have is when my parents asked me if I would like to skip 5th. grade. They let that be “my decision” and I felt very grown up and special. And of course I said, Yes! This decision really had a positive impact on the rest of my life, although at the time I could never have seen that. I was 15 years old as a high school senior, but it was there I met my husband. I married him just after turning 17; and we will celebrate 36 years of marriage this year.

  6. Jeff Says:

    Damming. If there was water running, whether it was down the street or a creek in the hills, we would try and stop it. We would spend hours moving rocks, dragging logs, and piling dirt, just to see how long we could hold back the water. I’m sure it’s some kind of environmental felony these days, but we thought it was awfully fun!

  7. erin Says:

    Homemade slip and slide. My dad took the liner from an old water bed and made a waterslide on the levee in our back yard. We would turn the hose on and slide down the hill to our backyard. You just had to be careful not to hit the fence or you got splinters in your leg and/or bum! That was so much fun!!

  8. Michele Says:

    Mine in terms of games is playing ‘jacks’ or ‘knuckles’ and a ball bouncing game called ‘Sevens.” But that was in Australia, so you may have no idea what I am even talking about.

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