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Tuesday, May 2nd, 2006
2:56 pm
[amis_world]
Hi!

The other day, I was watching "American Inventor" and I got to thinking and remembering about a couple books that I really, REALLY loved as a child.

But unfortunately, I think that over the years, they may have gotten lost or accidentally thrown out or given away by my parents, and for some reason, I can NOT seem to remember either the title or name of the author/authors, so even though I want to re-purchase them, I am having a REALLY hard time locating them, and I am hoping that maybe someone on here has these books and/or knows the title and/or the name of the author or authors and can help me out.

The first book was a big children's soft-cover paperback book (I think it was at least a couple hundred pages) about pet care. It had chapters/sections for each kind of pet, from the usual (dogs, cats, fish, etc.) to the unusual (exotic animals, reptiles, rodents, etc.) It was illustrated but the pictures were not actual photos, but cartoons. The book was about the different aspects of pet care, including feeding, training, medical issues, etc, and dealt with nearly all kinds of pets.

The second book was a big children's joke book, but it also had a section for inventions that "you wish existed" Mostly it was a joke/riddle book. But it had this chapter for crazy inventions.

If anyone can help me remember and/or find these books from the 1980's-1990's, I'd really appreciate it.

Thanks!

Current Mood: curious
Sunday, September 11th, 2005
2:12 pm
[blujay_]
One more soundtrack from the past:

Super Chicken

When you find youself in danger,
When you're threatened by a stranger,
When it looks like you will take a lickin', (puk, puk, puk)
There is someone waiting,
Who will hurry up and rescue you,
Just Call for Super Chicken! (puk, ack!)

Fred, if you're afraid you'll have to overlook it,
Besides you knew the job was dangerous when you took it (puk, ack!)

He will drink his super sauce
And throw the bad guys for a loss
And he will bring them in alive and kickin' (puk, puk, puk)
There is one thing you should learn
When there is no one else to turn to
Call for Super Chicken! (puk, puk, puk)
Call for Super Chicken! (puk, ack!)
1:49 pm
[blujay_]
George, George...
George of the Jungle

Be sure to click the link for one of the best cartoon introduction soundtracks of all time
Saturday, June 4th, 2005
3:29 am
[blujay_]
Shasta Chocolate Soda

I did'nt care for it much and I guess it never quite caught on but it is fun to reminisce.
Friday, June 3rd, 2005
8:38 pm
[blujay_]
It's been awhile sincne I've seen one of these:



I used to have a couple but I think my ex-girlfriend ended up with them :(
5:49 pm
[blujay_]
The Gong Show

Gene Gene, the dancing machine
5:30 pm
[blujay_]
Animal House
Bluto: "My advice to you is to start drinking heavily."
Otter: "Better listen to him, Flounder. He's pre-med."
~
Dean Wormer: "Fat, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life, son."
~
Bluto: "See if you can guess what I am now?"
~
Flounder: "May I have ten thousand marbles, please?"
5:15 pm
[blujay_]
In my toy box
What walks down stairs,
alone or in pairs,
and makes a slinkity sound?
A spring, a spring, a marvelous thing!
Everyone knows it's Slinky.

It's Slinky, it's Slinky,
it's fun, it's a wonderful toy.
It's Slinky, it's Slinky,
It's fun for a girl or a boy.
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