When I was a kid, my sister wrote “Pow, Pow, Power Wheels” at the top of her Christmas list every single year, yet it never appeared under the tree. Back then, when motorized cars were brand new and my parents were on a tight holiday budget, they just couldn’t justify spending $400 on a motorized car — but we still joke about it. (And you can be sure my sister’s first child will have a “pow pow power wheels” from Grandma.)
Then I saw this cute post on Hello Giggles called “10 Things I Wanted for Christmas As a Kid but Didn’t Get and Still Want,” and it prompted me to take the question to Twitter and Facebook. What did you always want for Christmas as a kid, but never get?
The response was ridiculous. Turns out kids don’t just forget about their unfulfilled wishes. They carry it into adulthood, in specific detail:
What did YOU never get as a kid? (Admit it. You’re still a little upset about it.)
**UPDATE: Good news! Hasbro is giving away TWO EASY-BAKE OVENS to Babble readers — to make up for your childhood wishes. Enter here!
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