Category Archives: Toys

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/18/21

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Question: In The Greatest American Hero (which debuted 40 years ago today – March 18, 1981), Ralph’s partner Bill Maxwell was part of what government entity?

A. NASA
B. C.I.A.
C. F.B.I.
D. L.A.P.D.


Last Question: What product had a major moment in the ’80s, but they’ve been around since 3000 BC — when Chinese emperor Wong Ti used to kick around a leather ball filled with hair?

Answer: The Hacky Sack

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 3/5/21

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Question: In Coming to America, what job was Maurice (Louie Anderson) doing at the time he was telling Akeem and Semi the promotion levels to ultimately make assistant manager?


Last Question: Name all four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

Answer: Leonardo, Donatello, Michelangelo, Raphael

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 2/4/21

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Question: What popular line of watches was introduced in 1983, came with watch guards, and came in every imaginable color and design?


Last Question: Red Butler, Lala Orange and Shy Violet were characters in which cartoon series?

Answer: Rainbow Brite

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 1/19/21

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Question: Who was named Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” in 1982?
A. Mikhail Gorbachev
B. The Computer
C. Steven Spielberg
D. Madonna


Last Question: Which cuddly toys started out as characters on greeting cards?

Answer: Care Bears

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 12/28/20

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Question: How many wheels did the toy Big Trak have?


Last Question: In A Christmas Story, what radio show does Ralphie listen to?

Answer: Little Orphan Annie

Bonus: What is the secret message Ralphie gets with his decoder pin?

Answer: Be Sure to Drink Your Ovaltine

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 10/26/20

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Question: What links these 3 clues together?

Littlefoot
Ducky
Petrie


Last Question: Put these items in order from least to most expensive when they were released.

A. Sony Walkman (TPS-L2)
B. Commodore 64
C. Nintendo Game Boy
D. Speak & Spell

Answer:

D. Speak & Spell ($50)
C. Nintendo Game Boy ($89.95)
A. Sony Walkman ($200 Astonished face)
B. Commodore 64 ($595)

Return to the ’80s Trivia – 10/23/20

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Question: Put these items in order from least to most expensive when they were released.

A. Sony Walkman (TPS-L2)
B. Commodore 64
C. Nintendo Game Boy
D. Speak & Spell


Last Question: I’m a monkey that kids like to play with.
I’m oh so soft and cuddly and I like to suck on my thumb.
I had my own animated TV series.
Who am I?

Answer: Monchichi

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Return to the ’80s Trivia – 10/21/20

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Question: I’m a monkey that kids like to play with.
I’m oh so soft and cuddly and I like to suck on my thumb.
I had my own animated TV series.
Who am I?


Last Question Which one of the following could you NOT pop open a can or bottle of in the 80s?
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Crystal Pepsi
Slice
Jolt

Answer: Crystal Pepsi. It was released in 1992.

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And let’s Return to the ’90s for a minute. I totally forgot about this commercial! It’s fitting that Van Halen’s “Right Now” is used for the ad.