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This Retro Toy Catalog Will Make You Wish It Was 1982

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They say you don't really know everything you have until it's gone, and that couldn't be more true. Just think of all the awesome toys we lost over the years!

I mean, what would you give for the chance to have your old Transformers back again? How about those He-Man action figures you collected? We can't bring back all those treasures from your childhood, but we have the next best thing: a guided tour through the toy section from JCPenney's 1982 Christmas catalog.

You'll be surprised how many of your favorite 80s toys are still around, and which ones you've totally forgotten about. Take a look, but remember, we're not responsible if you go looking on eBay after being reminded of all these great toys!

First, there was lots of great fashion (and some very big hair) on display in the clothing section of the catalog, but the best dressed models were definitely these kids sporting Pac-Man merchandise

Ms. Pac-Man has just made her debut, and you can tell from how she's front and center in this ad.

If you were a real fan, you made sure that everything in your room showed your passion, like this young Smurfs fan did with her matching sheets, pillows, drapes, pajamas and guitar.

But the real decorating trend of the era was to take the Star Wars characters and put them over absolutely everything.

We have to admit, those watches were pretty snazzy. Although, if you wanted to actually play those Star Wars video games, you would need a top of the line machine like this one:

Nowadays the games may have more creative names (Boxing and Tennis don't sound very exciting) but there was nothing more fun playing Atari games for hours with your family.

Click the next page for more great toys, including the Barbie Dream House!

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