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Nov 19, '10, 9:52 AM
Guys, remember JM Fields, Two Guys, JB Hunter, Gem, etc?
I will always remember Two Guys, they had a bowling alley in the back, I used to even remember the Captain Action line there when it 1st came out, later the Megos. I also remember buying Super 8mm movies there in the 70s.
Nov 19, '10, 9:57 AM
I remember Two Guys well.
We used to shop at the one in Dover NJ
Nov 19, '10, 10:08 AM
I don't remember any of those stores....I do often think about old Dept. stores that I used to buy my toys at though - Mays, Caldor, Jamesway, Barkers, Kings....they all went the way of the dinosaur
Nov 19, '10, 10:12 AM
Jamesway was great for toys
Nov 19, '10, 10:13 AM
Rockaway Sales was great for toys too
Nov 19, '10, 10:17 AM
Majors. Forest ave, Staten Island, NY. A 70's staple for megos.
Nov 19, '10, 10:32 AM
what was the old toy store they used to have all over Long Island.....I think it had a panda bear as it's mascot...was that kings world?
Nov 19, '10, 10:35 AM
One of the best sites out there.
Pleasant Family Shopping (http://pleasantfamilyshopping.blogspot.com/)
Kings, Two Guys, Twin Fair, Gold Circle, Brand names (Not really a dept store but still loved going through the catalog. Child World.
Nov 19, '10, 11:02 AM
I have great memories of Hills. There was a store by my grandparents house.
Nov 19, '10, 11:11 AM
I love these threads!!!
I submit the dearly missed Woolco Department stores. they had the best toy departments!
Consumers Distributing was another dearly missed source for toys.
Nov 19, '10, 11:12 AM
I've never seen any of those stores.
Nov 19, '10, 12:18 PM
I remember Jefferson wards and Montgomery Wards stores, Zaire's (which had this huge wall of megos), ben Franklin's, and Child world
Nov 19, '10, 12:23 PM
"Child World, Child World, a super toy store and a whole lot more..."
Nov 19, '10, 12:24 PM
Wew had Hills Department Store,A-Mart,G.C. Murphy Co.,and Kresgie Dept. Store,always fun to visit.
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