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nowlook Tue 30-Jun-20 14:45:07

Finally. FINALLY. After 30-odd years of intermittent searching, I have found a much-coveted board game from the early 80s that Lynne Perry once brought into primary school for the end of term shenanigans. Rings on your fingers (1982).

Anyone have something else that they have a vague memory of but can't find?

www.ebay.co.uk/itm/VINTAGE-Rare-Rings-On-Your-Fingers-By-MB-Games-1982-100-Complete/143637505557?hash=item2171766615:g:hH8AAOSwUIte77qT

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Dementedswan Tue 30-Jun-20 14:48:45

I remember that game!

nowlook Tue 30-Jun-20 14:59:41

Do you really @Dementedswan ?

I really, really needed to find it. I think it's had an unhealthy influence on my jewellery choices.

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gerbo Tue 30-Jun-20 16:28:44

I had or played that game! I remember it clearly. What a flashback.

nowlook Tue 30-Jun-20 17:17:01

Lucky you @gerbo

I thought it was magical at the time. Loved it!

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gerbo Tue 30-Jun-20 19:15:40

Yes, magical is the right word. I was born in 77. I think we had this at home and I remember loving the jewels, either that or a friend had it.

BrutusMcDogface Tue 30-Jun-20 19:20:04

What was that one with all the little yellow different shapes, that you had to put in the right holes in a red board, before the timer ran out and it flipped them all off?! It’s just come back to me that I loved that game!

BrutusMcDogface Tue 30-Jun-20 19:21:03

www.ebay.co.uk/i/324160146168?chn=ps&norover=1&mkevt=1&mkrid=710-134428-41853-0&mkcid=2&itemid=324160146168&targetid=909180616022&device=m&mktype=pla&googleloc=9045741&poi=&campaignid=10199635126&mkgroupid=107296313732&rlsatarget=aud-629407026945:pla-909180616022&abcId=1145987&merchantid=119036240&gclid=CjwKCAjwxev3BRBBEiwAiB_PWIsOBR0X2An3S7vDbIgVI4NAkHj70290m_nfRPt9YGgA6DUC3T1WuhoC-08QAvD_BwE

Proudpeacock Tue 30-Jun-20 19:23:48

Brutus that was perfection. I had it for Christmas 1985. It remains one of the greatest disappointments of my life as I desperately wanted Guess Who.

BrutusMcDogface Tue 30-Jun-20 22:12:41

Haha! I found the link straight away and almost bought it! 🤣

I hope you eventually got your Guess Who?!

MissPiggee Wed 01-Jul-20 04:38:42

I loved Guess Who but didn't have the ring game. I was nto born until 1982. I think I would have loved it though. I have a vague memory (may be my head making it up) of a slightly later (late 80s?) game like that with rings but much flashier bigger rings with plastic jewels? I wonder if it were a slightly alter version of the same game? I think it was called Fashion RIngs or something naff like that.

Or am I dreaming?

Gingerkittykat Wed 01-Jul-20 05:16:03

The toy I always wanted was the Simon game

MissPiggee Wed 01-Jul-20 05:32:10

The Simon game reminds me of Bop It!

I wanted Operation. And Mouse Trap.

Handsoffisback Wed 01-Jul-20 05:38:11

misspiggee are you thinking of the big white shapes that you put in water and they turn into jewellery? I’ll try and find a link. Magic gems I think they’re called.

Handsoffisback Wed 01-Jul-20 05:40:11

Treasure rocks www.pinterest.co.uk/pin/534661786994912030/

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