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Sweet Nostalgic Lego Sets Of The Past

Most people had a childhood that featured Legos. For millions of us, a birthday or Christmas saw Lego sets as a welcome sight. It's iconic, man. And the old sets had a certain mystique that makes for some hardcore nostalgia fuel. Yeah, there might not be any Bionicles in here, but there's some pretty cool space ships. Here are some nostalgic snacks from the good ol' days.

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Outdated Advice That Just Doesn't Make Sense Anymore

It's not like anyone wants to give you bad advice. Well, maybe these hilariously bad and dumb life pro tips might be exactly that. This incredibly dumb financial advice also falls into the category of "straight up don't do this." That said, times change and some previously ubiquitous good ideas find themselves no longer belonging, whether it be due to evolving technology, changing social ideas, or the rapid decline and corruption of various institutions.

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Unsafe Toys People Remember From The Olden Days

Anyone with a few decades on them can remember a time when toys were heavy, sharp, fast, toxic and scalding. Whether it was a playground slide that would sear the flesh off your palms or a chemistry set that could have made biker crank, people had a different idea of what was considered safe for children. People remember the wildly dangerous activities they participated in as children.

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For those unaware, the shooting stars meme features clips of people and things edited to look like they're falling through space and other situations, all to the tune "Shooting Stars" by Bag Raiders. In this case it's been applied to Rodney Dangerfield's iconic Triple Lindy scene from Back to School.

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Old-Timey Christmas Cards Were Horrifically Weird

Nowadays, the holidays are a time for family gatherings, drinking (or hating) egg nog, and considerably less murder-by-bears. Apparently before we had the now classic Santa-in-the-red-suit business, people had dancing frogs and turnip-aristocrats. For other surprising old-timey stuff, there's also some cool vintage life-hacks from forever ago.

Strange and bizarre old Christmas cards.
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"And then he showed me his Wang!"

"Can you describe his Wang for us, Miss?"

"Yeah, it was big and bulky and looked like it weighed about 50 pounds."

"Wait, what?"