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List Rules Which products make you feel the most nostalgic?

Which brands remind you the most of your childhood? Your mom may think you're too old to have Nerf gun fights, or spend all day sitting on your bedroom floor playing Sega and eating Chef Boyardee, but that doesn't mean she's right. There are lots of brands and companies from childhood that make 90s kids wax nostalgic, just seeing a logo or coming across part of an old favorite toy when home for the holidays. What brands bring back the carefree air of childhood for you?

Even for those of us who have reluctantly set aside our Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers and traded in our Tamagotchis for seemingly endless hours of Farmville, the mention of these brands - emblems of a more innocent, less technologically sophisticated era - can still bring a smile to our world-weary faces.

Scroll down to vote up your favorite brands that still remind you of childhood, even well into your mature (well, maybe), adult life.
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Nintendo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
HollyMiller added Nintendo

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Play-Doh is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
oldebenflood added Play-Doh

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LEGO is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
LEGO Before it had its own theme park and hundreds of adult nerds making stop-motion YouTube videos.

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Hot Wheels is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Hot Wheels Getting a real car in high school was cool, but getting a new pack of Hot Wheels cars was the coolest.

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Monopoly is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
chantellebelle added Monopoly

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Kool-Aid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
oldebenflood added Kool-Aid

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Walt Disney Pictures is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
eilish added Walt Disney Pictures

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1,608 557
Nerf is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Nerf Lots of fun until you lost all the foam darts and had to hassle your parents for a replacement pack.

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Mattel is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Mattel Responsible for approximately 60% of cheesy Saturday morning cartoon commercials.

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Toys
comicbookfreak added Toys "R" Us

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Hasbro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Hasbro Basically every one of their toys has been turned into a movie franchise now.

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Slinky is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JoshuaBurt added Slinky

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720 196
Silly Putty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JoshuaBurt added Silly Putty

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McDonald's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
rjk311jr added McDonald's

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Sega is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Sega Their graphics may have improved, but nothing beats the original 3 Sonic the Hedgehogs.

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Big Wheels is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
SusieHounshell added Big Wheels

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Atari is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JamesRLock added Atari

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Milton Bradley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Milton Bradley Makers of every board game your sister used to constantly beat you at by cheating.

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Jell-O is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
skidive101 added Jell-O

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Lincoln Logs is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
GregGilreath added Lincoln Logs

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Fruit Roll-Ups is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Fruit Roll-Ups A dessert and an art project all in one!

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472 140
Pac-man is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
wormsby74 added Pac-man

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Chef Boyardee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Chef Boyardee Also known to some as Chefboy Hardy, and Chef Boy-Howdy. If you're being honest with yourself, you could probably still live on canned ravioli and be perfectly happy.

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Super Soaker is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Super Soaker Like a water gun, but with a hand-pump.

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1,276 585
Kraft Foods is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Kraft Foods Kraft Dinner not be your favorite anymore, but you do sometimes still fantasize about surfing on waves of molten processed cheese.

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982 438
G.I. Joes is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
rjk311jr added G.I. Joes

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Pillsbury Company is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Pillsbury Company That tummy-poking thing always used to make you feel...uncomfortable.

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Barbie is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Barbie Remember when her torso used to be terrifyingly disproportionate and funnel-shaped?

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786 357
Capri-Sun is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
chantellebelle added Capri-Sun

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Transformers is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Transformers You loved these dumb toys so much that you went to see all four of those dumb movies about them, even though you knew they'd be dumb.

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Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
wormsby74 added Donkey Kong

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View Master is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JoshuaBurt added View Master

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Marvel Comics is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
comicbookfreak added Marvel Comics

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PlayStation is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
AndrewGreen added Playstation

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Schoolhouse Rock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
laralei9 added Schoolhouse Rock

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Walt Disney World is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Walt Disney World Even if you never convinced your parents to take you, the constant TV promos kept your hope and obsession alive.

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Chuck E. Cheese's is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
rjk311jr added Chuck E. Cheese's

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Trapper Keeper is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Trapper Keeper Mine had a shark wearing sunglasses and a lifeguard uniform. What about yours?

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Topps Basball Cards is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JamesPorter added Topps Basball Cards

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He Man is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JoshuaBurt added He Man

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805 617
Marvel Entertainment is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
ravi2 added Marvel Entertainment

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611 459
KFC is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
chantellebelle added KFC

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674 529
Fraggle Rock is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
rjk311jr added Fraggle Rock

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Garbage Pail Kids is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
chriswolfer added Garbage Pail Kids

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KB Toys is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
rjk311jr added K.B. Toy Stores

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Cheerios is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
eilish added Cheerios

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Converse All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JuandaDavidsonHarper added Converse All-Stars

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ThunderCats is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
JoshuaBurt added ThunderCats

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Otter Pops is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
chantellebelle added Otter Pops

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Tamagotchi is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Brands that Remind You of Childhood
Tamagotchi The original virtual pet that was constantly getting you in trouble by beeping in class.