Hungry hungry nostalgia

When I was a kid, the commercials for Hungry Hungry Hippos entranced me. I longed to have my own hippos. Clearly it was the coolest game ever. I would play it at friends’ houses and marvel over it.

I have no idea if today’s kids find it similarly enrapturing (I suspect not, but who knows?), but right now Amazon has Hungry Hungry Hippos available for $18.97 with an available $5 off coupon to clip, making it just under $14, or their lowest price ever. Is that worth it for a bunch of marbles and plastic hippos for a kid who would probably rather play Angry Birds? Maybe not. But maybe you want one for yourself.

It’s okay. I won’t tell.

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2 Responses to “Hungry hungry nostalgia”

  1. 1
    julie (etsy stalkers) March 18, 2013 at 3:27 pm #

    you got me at ‘hungry’. my kids are now the proud owners of hungry, hungry hippo and trouble.

  2. 2
    Kelly March 18, 2013 at 3:38 pm #

    Got that plus Operation (with a $3 coupon clip) – one for each Easter basket – thanks!