Monday, November 29, 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

The Technodrome

I have to document these stories while I can still remember them.

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Technodrome was the must-have toy for boys in the late 80s/early 90s. John insisted it was all he wanted for Christmas. It wasn't cheap.

Putting together the Technodrome was more torturous than working a 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle. I'm sure there were more parts than that. I spent hours putting it together on Christmas Eve after the kids had gone to bed.

But, I finally got it together. I had taken my time, was very careful, and it looked exactly like the picture on the box. Sweet success. The only task left was to apply the decals.

So, I got out the decals to add the final finishing touch. At the top of the page of decals was a note:

"Make sure to apply decals to the individual parts before putting the Technodrome together."