GREEN MACHINE! Remember that Big Wheel from back in the day? That’s all I wanted … EVER!!! Everytime this conversation comes up it breaks my ginger heart all over again.

TEXT QUESTION OF THE DAY:
What is a gift you wanted as a child that you didn’t get that you are still frustrated about?

  • American Girl Doll and a Barbie Jeep!
  • I wanted a sibling but that didn't happen.
  • On my 15th birthday, my parents gave me and my siblings news that within a year, we would be moving to a third-world country as missionaries. They promised we would have a huge yard and I could have a horse. We did move and I never got my horse. It’s a running joke in our family, but I sure wanted that horse for my 16th birthday.
  • A PONY!
  • This kitty that has baby kitties in her belly. I have always had some kinda feeling about this
  • Trip to Ireland, My dad still won't let me go. I work for him, that is how he still stops me from going.
  • Easy Bake Oven
  • Power wheels car but by the time they came out I was "too old" for one. Really upset me when my cousin got one.
  • I really wanted a bb gun for my 9th birthday, I got a fishing pole instead
  • A golden retriever
  • A large trampoline. We begged our parents every time we saw it at Sams Club
  • A barbie Corvette the one where you can drive it
  • Light up shoes
  • Third grade halloween costume of sleeping beauty
  • American Girl Doll: Samantha. They're selling the original version right now for $150 and my niece really REALLY thinks I need to buy it "for myself".....
  • Never got a weenie whistle lol
  • Easy Bake Oven...although now I am an adult and have a real oven, I don't see what all the fuss was about
  • American girl doll!! All my friends and cousins had them I was so jealous lol I would still love the Courtney doll in all her 80s glory
  • Decent parents
  • Growing up I would get a holiday Barbie every Christmas. My senior year of high school my dad thought I was grown out of it and didn’t get it for me. I cried Christmas morning and am still upset cause now my collection is missing that year! I buy them for myself every year now.
  • American Girl Doll and brand name clothes
  • A pink Nintendo DS
  • The Felicity American Girl Doll
  • I wanted a blue or silver 10 speed bike, but I got a red Huffy 3 speed instead.
  • My daughter would say a motorized barbie car. Told her Santa couldn't fit it in his sleigh!
  • Barbie dolls! My older sister hated anything Barbie so they assumed I did, too
  • A dog
  • A bumble ball I got one for Christmas one year and it was defective so it wouldn't even turn on. I never got a replacement
  • A pony. God damn it, I just want the horse. And the cat and the dog and the goats and cows and pigs... I was a literal Alvira.
  • A sit-n-spin
  • Trip to Disney
  • Blue clogs
  • Baby alive. Now that I have children I don’t see the appeal.
  • Doodle Bear. My cousins got one the Christmas I wanted it.
  • I wanted a pool. I never got one, but my mom made sure the grandkids got one and on days they are not over, the adults take it over. So maybe I should say we eventually got one. LOL
  • A Snoopy sno cone machine!
  • a pager
  • Can't think of anything. My mom and dad tried very hard to get the things I wanted most for birthday and Christmas. I wasn't spoiled... they were just awesome at that
  • Power Wheels
  • Last time I said the haircut play doh set and Steve said he went out and bought Charlotte that item…did she like it??
  • A French horn of my own. It’s been on my Christmas list for 37 years.
  • Got everything I wanted, usually. Maybe not right away… when Xmas or birthday came around.ummm yea maybe I was spoiled.
  • Baby All Gone
  • My husband and I both said Power Wheels. Obviously we had important kid stuff to do
  • A talking thumbelina 🎎
  • A cabbage patch doll or the cabbage patch pet koosa. I wanted one so bad & never got one.
  • A cozy coupe. My cousin got one tho…
  • I really wanted a 3-wheeler and was convinced that I was getting one. I got one but sadly it was a toy model that fit in my Christmas stocking. Never did get a real one.
  • A snoopy sno-cone machine.
  • The Pretty pretty princess board game. I have 2 little girls now, when they’re big enough for it, we will totally get one & play all the time!
  • A chemistry set. My parents were always afraid I’d blow up the house
  • I wanted to see Garth Brooks in concert. I didn’t get to go but my dad took my step-sister and then called me from the concert to let me listen…
  • I wanted a Barbie Dream house so bad. But my Dad said they were expensive junkie plastic. So he built me one and you know I passed it down to my girls and now my GrandChildren so it really was an awesome gift after all.
  • A HORSE!!! I always told my mom we can just put it in the backyard! Never happened and still bitter 40ish years later LMAO
  • A Green Machine! Aw man, to go flying down the sidewalk and burn out...ooh. I'm determined to get an adult version.
  • I really wanted a power wheels car. My neighbors had all had them growing up, now as an adult with 3 kids almost old enough I plan on getting all 3 of them their own lol can you tell I haven't let it go yet.
  • Barbie Dream House. Instead I got a Rubbermaid tote to put my Barbies in and was told to pretend it was their dream house.

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