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Brand: Laughing Donkey

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      23.06.2010 04:34
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      you will have all the fun you though was lost to youth

      'Walk the dog', 'rock the baby' 'taking out the trash'. No supid, i am not just listing my daily chores for Tuesday, these are all classic yo-yo tricks of course, and bad-ass ones at that.

      Like many a 90's child, i used to love to play yo-yo. It was literally a toy for all occasions, and could spice up any usually boredom bound situation, at home, at Grandma's house, at school (at least until they were banned after one boy hit a seagull performing a particularly airborne move. There were feathers everywhere- but still James Sinclair is still the only boy at Wadebridge High to successfully pull off the 'Sea-Goal'). And so, lured in no small way by the tag line you can read above, "have you still got the nack?", i was intriuged. Did i still have the nack, all these years on? Knack-right i did!

      As our house recently decided to have a 'games' party, on top of all the old party classics, Twister, Bop-It, Chess, we also invested in Yo-Yos- and a wise investment it proved to be. The Yo-Yos went down a storm. The punters loved them, even managing to draw some of the male partiers away from watching girls bending over at the Twister station, no easy feat, I'll say.

      These Yo-Yos in particular are great. They come in packs of two, so you dont have to play all lonely and on your own- because, afterall, nothing will get stuff thrown at you as quickly as doing Yo-Yo in the street on your own. They also have the ball-bearing mechanism which allows the Yo-Yo-er (?) to perform the 'sleeper' manouver, which is staple to performing the trickier moves, like the 'around the world' or the 'spinny cooper'.

      So, i can highly reccomend this Laughing Donkey pack of two Yo-Yos as a great investment for party or personal use alike. Although, if being used in a party scenario, then keep the Yo-Yos away from drunken guests as it can result in someone being hit in the face and the reoccurence of a particular seagull based flash-back. That poor girl never saw it coming, just like that poor gull. Why did she have to be wearing that feather boa? There were feathers everywhere...

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    Not one, but two clutch controlled Yo Yo's! It was so easy all those years ago, have you still got the nack?