Released in 1987, players tried to match sets of crackers by using a spinner to dictate what color cracker they pull out of the bed. Player with the most cracker matches wins.
FUBU is a clothing company. It includes casual wear, sports wear, a suit collection, eyewear, belts, and shoes for the African-American community in the sense of economic investment but not to be exclusively worn by African Americans. The name is sometimes considered a blackronym for “For Us By Us”, implying the product line was produced for a primarily African-American market. The original meaning of FUBU was “Five Urban Brothers United,” but the “For us, by us” line later took root as the clothing line expanded.
Released in 1985, Bed Bugs instructed players try to remove little plastic bed bugs of their color from a vibrating bed with oversized tweezers. The first to get all their bed bugs out of the bed wins. Click here to watch a commercial for Bed Bugs »
Ecto-Plazm is play-gel that was part of Kenners The Real Ghostbusters Toy Line. Based off The Real Ghostbusters animated series Ectoplasm. The Ecto-Plazm was first only release in purple/pink. Then another three were released that were in the colors of red, yellow, and blue.
Released in 1990, the back of the box read: “Play dress-up with your friends as you collect fancy jewelry from the jewelry box. Collect your own matching color necklace, bracelet, ring, and earrings. But beware the Black Ring! If you get it, you must get rid of it before you can win. When you have all of your jewelry plus the crown, you win the game! Then you’ll be pretty as a princess – the Pretty Pretty Princess! Pretty Pretty Princess is a roll and move game where players put on costume jewelry when they land on the appropriate locations on the board. The target audience is very young girls”
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