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 Post subject: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:21 pm 
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Does anyone else remember these?
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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 7:49 pm 
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My grandmother's favorite brand. Had tons of those as a kid, still run across them once in a while when digging through old stuff.


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Thu Mar 07, 2013 11:06 pm 
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Wow. That takes me back. Yeah.


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 2:54 pm 
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This is a toy?


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Sat Mar 09, 2013 7:08 pm 
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Yes. After you got done cleaning the Popsicle off of it, they would interlock, sort of like an erector set. I still have some in the storage unit. When I find them I will post pics. I was kind of wondering if anyone knew if these were still being used anywhere?

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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:30 am 
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I remember those from way back when but I couldn't tell you the last time I saw them.

now where did Sherman get off to with my way-back machine ...?

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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Thu Mar 14, 2013 4:16 pm 
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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 10:37 am 
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I had hundreds of these things. They're Elsie Sticks. I had a big family, and we went through a lot of Elsie Bars. I used the sticks for all kinds of stuff, houses and structures and things for my Megos.

I also used to fasten them together with paper brads (kind of a thumbtack with two metal prongs, that you put through a hole in notebook paper and bent the prongs open to hold the papers together). I would break the Elsie Sticks into smaller pieces, and build two-dimensional superhero stick figures and lay on the floor and move the figures around like a comic book. I'd add a paper helmet, hammer, and cape for Thor, or a shield for Cap, or paper capes for Batman and Superman. Big long arms for Mr. Fantastic or Plastic Man. You get the point.


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2013 11:25 am 
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I'd love to see those if you could dig any up or perhaps re-create one or two...
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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
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The originals are long gone. It's funny, but as I was posting, I was wondering how tough it would be to recreate some.


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
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Not that hard. Just need one, a flat tray, RTV mold maker, and some resin mix. Just need the cash to pay for it all. Maybe later this summer.

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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:55 am 
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Wow, remember those. I did not know that they could be connected to build things. As a kid though, only cared about the ice cream :) .


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Mon Mar 25, 2013 3:10 am 
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It's funny... I moved into my grandmother's place a couple years after she died and there have been some heavy rains around here lately. Sometime in the last couple of weeks one of those rains unearthed the remains of a couple of those sticks at the base of a small bush near the back door.


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 Post subject: Re: Popsicle Sticks
PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2013 1:58 pm 
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Damn Bryan, you were a creative kid! I woulda prolly just blown them up with M-80's... :wink:

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