Have I gone mad, or is this an old toy those born in 70's would know?

(99 Posts)
ElfontheShelfIsWATCHINGYOUTOO Sun 10-Nov-13 20:54:38

www.debenhams.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/prod_10701_10001_171010865699_-1

I just happened to see this today and something deep stirred within me, I am sure I had one, and I loved its smell and its feet and I was fascinated with the combo of soft toy but also doll....

YonilyDevotedToYou Sun 10-Nov-13 21:14:13

I had a boy one called Kiki!

eurochick Sun 10-Nov-13 21:16:27

I'm a 70s child and it doesn't look familiar.

Elsiequadrille Sun 10-Nov-13 21:17:01

I remember those. I had one, Chicaboo it was called.

I'm tempted to buy one as a Christmas gift for somebody now. Not sure who yet!

17leftfeet Sun 10-Nov-13 21:18:48

ooo I had one of those

I used to suck it's thumb!

blush

Rosvita Sun 10-Nov-13 21:19:05

I was born in 80's and remember those.never had one though.hank god it's out of stock or I'd probably have found myself buying one for dd and I've already bought her more than enough for birthday/xmas

Elsiequadrille Sun 10-Nov-13 21:22:22

They have lots of them on Amazon!

ElfontheShelfIsWATCHINGYOUTOO Sun 10-Nov-13 21:24:12
Winterwardrobetime Sun 10-Nov-13 21:26:29

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onepieceoflollipop Sun 10-Nov-13 21:31:05

Yes! I am sure I had a mini one and its hands kind of gripped on to things.

Coconutty Sun 10-Nov-13 21:32:46

I had some of those, they are chickaboos.

ReluctantBeing Sun 10-Nov-13 21:34:28

I've got an original one that I've been meaning to put on eBay for a while.

FayKnights Sun 10-Nov-13 21:34:45

I had one, with the original name of 'Suckathumb' ahhhh I feel all nostalgic now!

Haribotangfastic Sun 10-Nov-13 21:35:39

One Christmas I got a red wooden car/van for mine. I loved my chicaboo

treaclesoda Sun 10-Nov-13 21:35:53

I had that! I loved it. Chicaboo, or Cheekaboo? I had it on a duvet cover too!

ElfontheShelfIsWATCHINGYOUTOO Sun 10-Nov-13 21:42:43

I had it in my basket, decided to buy it but there's non left.sad

onepieceoflollipop Sun 10-Nov-13 21:50:51

"Chicka Chicka Chickaboo; soft and cuddly we love you"
Googled the words to thr song (advert) but I remember the tune!

magentastardust Sun 10-Nov-13 21:52:10

I had a couple in the early 80's-chicaboo's ring a bell too-I love threads like these -great memories smile

Shellywelly1973 Sun 10-Nov-13 22:02:44

Im 40 & my dad bought me Cheekaboo when I was 7. I loved it. Its in my dd's room now...

Elsiequadrille Sun 10-Nov-13 23:57:24

It's definitely Chicaboo, treacle soda.

Onesleeptillwembley Mon 11-Nov-13 00:33:27

Definitely chicaboo. We had chicaboo-gate when one cousin was sick on another's.

Longdistance Mon 11-Nov-13 07:14:34

It was a chickaboo in the Uk, but Monchichi's everywhere else. They were Monchichi's in the Hong Kong shop (well, Kowloon to precise).

ophiotaurus Mon 11-Nov-13 08:10:51

I may have ordered ds2 (3) me a red boy one!

ElfontheShelfIsWATCHINGYOUTOO Mon 11-Nov-13 09:51:35

We had chicaboo-gate when one cousin was sick on another's grin

ophiotaurus

grin Getting one too. So silly but cannot resist.

Kenworthington Mon 11-Nov-13 09:58:15

Ooooh a chickaboo! I am ridiculously excited about this. Yep I had one too. I have a glorious 80s technicolor photo of me cradling one and I have stupidly high bunches and a bad fringe and a lovely lemon sweatshirt on <nostalgic>

TurboTheChicken Mon 11-Nov-13 10:04:19

My sister and I had Chicaboos, she had the large girl and I had the small boy. We also had the Chicaboo cot and rocking horse.

Mmmm, I might get off to Amazon, they are nasty but DD would love one.

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