We have had a lot of hand-me-downs, and some of those are clothes and toys. One day I found this toy at my house, and I don’t even know where this came from, but this has to be one of the stupidest toys of the century: a toy shaped like a drum, yet you have to push a button to produce drum sounds! What ever happened to a simple, actual, acoustic drum? Why do toymakers nowadays always make everything electronic? Instead, we have fake drum sounds coming from a toy shaped like a drum.
Here’s a picture of the aforementioned Chicco Shape Sorter Drum:
On second thought, maybe that was not the stupidest toy of the century. What about that toy dog that’s the exact likeness of a dog, and it responds to your voice and snuggles up to you? What ever happened to owning an actual living breathing dog and having the pleasure of teaching it some tricks yourself? Instead, what happens now would be something like this:
Tim’s thought about all this: “Stupid toys beget a stupid generation.”
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