9 thoughts on “March 30, 2017

  1. Get those things wound up good and they’ll really go, spin them the wrong way and they’ll bite your thumbs. Taught a bunch of kids how those worked, and even more than a few adults, it’s kinda surprising how many adults had to be shown how to spin them to create lift instead of downward force.

  2. One could say “Donnie aren’t you a little old to be playing with that toy?” but that would be a bit hypocritical since I would happily play with a slinky if someone gave me one. It was my favourite toy as a kid. Some things you never outgrow.

    • I love that I have a kid so when I play with toys, I can say, “I’m playing with my kid”. Of course, I played with toys before I had her, so…….

      • I think if anything, adults have more of a right to play with toys than their younger counterparts.

        The vast majority of toy purchases are made by adults.

        The vast majority of toy designs were made by adults.

        Let adults have their fun, goddammit.

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