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    Garbage pail kids

    Anybody remember these? I use to have $#@!loads of em back in the day...loved em them...still love em now...ace..





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    They have been released again. I bought a pack not too long ago.




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    Da fuq with the baby with the holes in it.... Why???
    People like to rag on GTA but some of those graphics are messed up, yo.
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    Never heard of it.

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    I've never seen them before either, were they only released in the US?






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    Quote Originally Posted by Sylar View Post
    I've never seen them before either, were they only released in the US?
    Probably. These were huge in the 80's. They recently came out again.
    http://entertainment.topps.com/shop-...pail-kids.html

    There was also a movie made in 1987. Here is the full movie


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    Nah. Also released in the uk...there were loads of seried of these cards...some of them are disgusting, yet compelling lol.

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    That movie looks awful xD

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    I had them all when I lived in England.




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    Jesus, these new ones just shat on a lot of childhoods and now they are ruined. Wtf is with the holes in that first one? That's $#@!ed up. That being said, I didn't grow up with them, so childhood preserved.


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    They are disgusting some of them..I love em.

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    Everyone down my street were collecting these along with the Batman stickers in the 80's, they were great. On top of that all of the cards had a separate section of a larger picture on the back, if you collect 16 of them with the same picture (16 different pieces) then you'd make up the whole picture. Drippy Dan might look weird and sick to you guys but back in the 80's it was so wild and out of character of anything you'd see that every kid loved them.

    For a pack of 6 you also got some bubble gum in the pack which is another reason why they sold so well!

    Oh and I called my brother Nailed Neil for a good year after I got that card. Also had a friend called Craig and called him Cracked Craig.


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    There was an app on the android market but its $#@!. Shame nobody made a digital collection of these cards..have adam bomb as my wall...


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    looking at some of them they do seem pretty twisted haha






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    Yea, used to love collecting these.
    Here is one I used to have.



    They also came with gum and licence/award cards



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    Quote Originally Posted by Varsh View Post
    Everyone down my street were collecting these along with the Batman stickers in the 80's, they were great. On top of that all of the cards had a separate section of a larger picture on the back, if you collect 16 of them with the same picture (16 different pieces) then you'd make up the whole picture. Drippy Dan might look weird and sick to you guys but back in the 80's it was so wild and out of character of anything you'd see that every kid loved them.

    For a pack of 6 you also got some bubble gum in the pack which is another reason why they sold so well!

    Oh and I called my brother Nailed Neil for a good year after I got that card. Also had a friend called Craig and called him Cracked Craig.

    Yep. The three main things I collected in England... outside of the football book with the player cards for each team;
    GarbagePail Kids
    Where's the Beef
    Nerds - we only saw these at the post office. They were short supplied back then too.




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    They were wildly popular when I was a kid, I'm 36 now! Judging by some of the comments on here I'd say kids were made of far sterner stuff back then...

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    Last edited by Demi_God; 02-17-2014 at 23:30.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Malt View Post
    They were wildly popular when I was a kid, I'm 36 now! Judging by some of the comments on here I'd say kids were made of far sterner stuff back then...
    Yep. Use to buy these when I lived in cardiff town centre @the hayes...good times. Buy a few packs with pocket money then off to chippy to spend a quid on double dragon with mates.

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    I think kids these days would have better taste... Some of those are just cruel and nasty, not even humorous.

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    That's because nowadays kids these days are desensitised at a really young age playing COD at the age of 8, back then these were so gruesome that it was the closest thing we would see that's totally gross. These days kids see horrible things at the age of 5, it's a very different world than it was back then.

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    I had a $#@! ton of these back in the day (mid 1980's), I had ever single one from series 1 up to series 4, after that I stopped really collecting them and I have no clue where all my old cards are now...

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    Garbage pail kids are awesome. And if you didn't live through the cabbage patch invasion you might not get it

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    Think I'm gonna grab some old skool cards.. was watchin texas storage wars the other day n some bellend found a whole series of pristine gpk cards..loads of em...well jealous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Varsh View Post
    That's because nowadays kids these days are desensitised at a really young age playing COD at the age of 8, back then these were so gruesome that it was the closest thing we would see that's totally gross. These days kids see horrible things at the age of 5, it's a very different world than it was back then.
    I miss the 80's.

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