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15 products that dominated Irish Christmas lists in the early 2000s

We need to bring ALL of these back immediately.

ANOTHER YEAR, ANOTHER Late Late Toy Show. Let’s take a look back on some of the most popular toys and products that graced Toy Shows and Christmas lists a decade ago and then immediately check how much they are on eBay so that we can experience them all again.

1. A pink GHD

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The must have product for all teenage girls in 2007.

2. A dance mat

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These need to come back.

3. A Celtic jersey when the team were sponsored by NTL

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There wasn’t a child playing football in a field that didn’t have one of these on.

4. Grand Theft Auto: Vice City

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If your mam and dad let you.

5. A Gameboy Advance SP

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Possibly even a tribal print one.

6. Eye Toy Play

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You probably still have the song from the window washing mini game stuck in your head.

7. A Bratz convertible

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Most definitely used to run over other Bratz dolls.

8. Buzz! The Music Quiz

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Like dance mats, these games deserve a comeback.

9. Every Playboy product in the Argos catalogue

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You’re 12. You don’t even know what you like about Playboy products, but everyone else in your class has them.

10. A mini fridge

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Which was used approximately three times.

11. A portable DVD player

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This is what we did before tablets and Netflix.

12. Karaoke machines

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See also: Singstar on PS2.

13. Teksta the robotic dog

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Tech companies need to stop worrying about making sex robots and start putting their time and resources into making robot dogs again.

14. A Pokédex

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There’s a good chance that if you owned one of these, the battery is still running today.

15. PSPs

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Truly the slickest piece of technology at the time.

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