All posts tagged: 80s

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Cause Why Not: Man Attempting to Get Screenshot of Every Soda Machine In Video Game History

In why the hell not news, this is a website by Jess Morrissette, a political science professor and amateur video game developer who is attempting to archive via screenshot every soda machine that’s ever appeared in a video game. Damn right he is! What are you doing with your life? Helping the needy? Oh…well that’s good too I guess. Anyway, check out the site here and if you want to contribute to the cause (tis’ the season for giving afterall) you can tweet your screenshots to @decafjedi. Keep on fighting the good fight! P.S. There are games called Pepsiman and MyCoke?

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Traumatize Your Childhood: Cutting Open an Original Teddy Ruxpin

This is a video of from the YouTube channel What’s Inside? cutting open an original 1980’s Teddy Ruxpin toy. Ya know, because the original toy wasn’t freaky enough to begin with (you know he was created by a mad scientist right?). So, why not spend $500 to hack the thing to pieces and make it infinitely scarier? Oh and do it all while your child watches…You people make me sick. Enjoy the video!

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Teddy Ruxpin Toy is Coming Back

He’s baaaaaaack. One of the most polarizing toys from my childhood is making a comeback. That’s right folks, the Teddy Ruxpin doll is back to either make your dreams come true or to haunt them. The old Teddy Ruxpin was designed to sync up with a cassette that you placed in his belly, however this new version has a 4GB hard drive and most likely will be the darling of YouTube when people hack him to do crazy things. I suggest him singing “Black Skinhead” by Kanye. The New Ruxpin doll will retail for about $100 and is designed to be more cute than the original yet somehow comes off that much more terrifying. Check out the video below for more. Enjoy!