Flash Screen (1990)

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kiapolo2002 Posted 9 years 4 months ago
My cousins got this VERY SHORTLY after they came out with it and the first time I spent the night after they got it, we stayed up until almost 12am (which for kids our age was like staying up until 6am) and the whole time we were up we played with this thing and to this day I STILL haven't figured out how this thing works but I know I'd love to get one though. One of the coolest toys of the early 90's lol.
SuperSpaceGirl Posted 9 years 8 months ago
I want to find that in a yard sale
marcometer Posted 10 years 11 months ago
Had one of these. I remember me & my friends would stand in front of the screen and use our fingers to make it look like our wieners were sticking out, lol. Many hours of laughter were had.
NeonMei Posted 11 years 20 days ago
I still have this ^_^
charles_de_girl Posted 12 years 4 months ago
i like the flash screen.
fragpirate Posted 12 years 10 months ago
i never remember this toy... but just like all the other 90s toys i want it incredibly just so i could figure out how it works!!!
seriously the 90s had the best toys! they always did stuff that made me go "how the hell...?)
Shot_King Posted 12 years 10 months ago
Flashscreen my ass! I got this for Christmas once and it worked NOTHING like in the commercial whatsoever. When you took a "flash" at someone, the outline hardly showed up. I was severely disappointed.
Terminal Posted 12 years 11 months ago
I remember this commercial. It's a wonderful idea. I never had it or knew anyone who had it.
rosesandrazors Posted 13 years 4 months ago
I never had one nor did i ever get to play with one. I had totally forgot about this toy. such an amazing device for its time (for a kid at least hah)
mastadon Posted 13 years 6 months ago
MAN! i had 1 of these! it was AWESOME! i remember during hurricane Fran, when our power went out, i played with this thing for like 8 hours....there was nothing else to do. I think i would have played with it all day every day if i didnt have friends!
sweetpeaangel8504 Posted 14 years 2 days ago
I remember this toy. My cousin had one and everytime i would go to my grandparents house which was at least once a month. Some of us would get together(cousins) and play with this toy. We loved this toy and we played with it all the time. I remember being blinded by the flash. Whenever we get together now we laugh about some of the funny pictures we made.
SquidMan93 Posted 14 years 4 months ago
Still have it, still works. It's awesome. But yeah, dalmatianlover, the flasher WAS extremely bright, and you have to close your eyes real tight if you're going to stand in front of the screen and get flashed.
rocktheoldskool Posted 14 years 5 months ago
oh man i remember the one at the childrens museum in seattle!!! yea i always wanted this!!!
DieYuppieScum Posted 14 years 6 months ago
They had a big version of this at the Childrens museum
dalmatianlover Posted 14 years 7 months ago
OMG! I actually had one of those things, and it really worked! The flasher was extremely bright, and it did blind people though.
Wimplestein Posted 14 years 8 months ago
I still have it. lol I love it
meelind Posted 14 years 8 months ago
I LOVED flashscreen! It worked best in a perfectly dark room like a bathroom.
kimsy520 Posted 14 years 9 months ago
lol i really wanted one of these, too!!!
eep Posted 14 years 10 months ago
heh..make your own with glow in the dark spray paint a poster to paint on and a camera flash or room light. all it really is blocked light to charge the mat/board/paint.
eep Posted 14 years 10 months ago
i totally wanted this when i was younger. oh well.
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