From big, fuzzy hair to hyper-masculine, "macho" action movies, the 1980s were a uniquely interesting and "gnarly" time. For those of us who grew up in the '80s, recalling the toys of childhood might bring up memories of Lite Brites, Fisher-Price products, action figures, and View-Masters. For any of us born post-'80s, we were lucky enough to have childhoods influenced by the awesomeness of the decade that popularized Nintendo and video games. Without Nintendo and the '80s, who knows where the gaming and technology worlds might be now!
The toys of the '80s were radically tubular and helped generations avoid boredom. Even today, you can still find toys like the Rubik's Cube or My Little Pony figures on store shelves. There are so many different options when it comes to picking out an entertaining '80s toy that it can be hard to choose between them. Take a moment to feel nostalgic with this throwback '80s toys quiz!
Are you hard to figure out, like a Rubik's Cube? Or lovable and amicable, like a Cabbage Patch Kid? Perhaps you're always making music, like a Walkman or you live a fast-paced life, like a video game. Answer some questions and find out which '80s toy you're most like. The answer might surprise you!
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