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These are the most popular toys of the last 100 years


"Christmas presents? In my day, we were grateful if we got a Clementine and an early night."

At least, that's what many old generations would have us believe. But then they also said they were trustworthy when setting up the world's financial institutions, and look where that got us.

Either way, neither gift features in this list of the most popular Christmas toys from the past century, compiled by Mode.com.

From spinning tops to GameBoys, we can't help but feel that the youth of today would be a touch miffed if they opened the majority of this compilation.

"What, no Bluetooth?"