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Offline bjones

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Wacky Packages!
« on: August 19, 2015, 09:27:32 PM »
Ok, not really a toy, but I was flat out addicted to Wacky Packages.  I have an uncut sheet of series 1 framed somewhere.  Anyone collect them?

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #1 on: August 19, 2015, 10:27:05 PM »

I collected them. Liked them more than Garbage Pail Kids. I might have to dig mine out now, haven't seen them in years.

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #2 on: August 19, 2015, 10:55:36 PM »
They were just a few years before my time, but I still managed to acquire a few decades ago and have them hidden away somewhere :).   

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #3 on: August 19, 2015, 11:54:36 PM »
I think I was confusing Garbage Pail Kids with Wacky Packages.
Wacky Packages really were some awesome creation and spin on normal household stuff.
Who here collects these?

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2015, 03:30:20 AM »
I didn't know these existed until they started reprinting them a few years ago (Topps runs them in parallel with the Garbage Pail Kids).

In fact if memory serves Garbage Pail Kids started off as a wacky package entry but then they decided to spin it off into it's own series which ended up replacing the Wacky Packages line.

Anyway they are definitely entertaining.

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2015, 06:18:03 AM »
I use to collect them. I still have them stashed somewhere.
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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #6 on: September 12, 2015, 07:11:01 PM »
My collection is in the garage. Hope they are ok.
Now I want to go get them out.
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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2016, 11:34:47 AM »
I have a crap load of these!  And garbage pail kids.

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2016, 11:48:56 AM »
I collected desert storm cards. :)

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #9 on: January 15, 2016, 08:20:43 PM »
Very big into the Wacky Packages... I'm thinking about 1976 or so had a big stack of them.   Some of the first vivid depictions of snot on product that you could buy....  That seems pretty boring today, but back in the mid 70's... that was prettttty cool....
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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #10 on: January 15, 2016, 08:23:18 PM »
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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #11 on: January 15, 2016, 08:24:01 PM »
They are cool, a bit before my time too. But I still have all my Garbage Pail Kids.


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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #12 on: October 21, 2017, 09:35:43 PM »
Yup me too, I still have all my Wacky Packages cards. Also have Planet of the Apes cards as well.

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Re: Wacky Packages!
« Reply #13 on: October 21, 2017, 09:41:45 PM »
This is the first time I've heard of them.  Seems interesting though.
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