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Lio by Mark Tatulli for December 27, 2009

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  1. Emerald
    margueritem  almost 10 years ago

    Who knew you could go so far on 50 cents?

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    Moosemom  almost 10 years ago

    The horse at the Meijers grocery store was NEVER that much fun ! ! ! But than again, the horse only cost $.01 and still does. I wonder if its a hybrid???

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  3. Kitty
    cutiepie29  almost 10 years ago

    Whoa! That one’s an endangered animal! Ten cents per ride? Unheard of in these days and times. Go on, Dad. Usually those things cost five times as much. Go wild!

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    Sisyphos  almost 10 years ago

    Spaceman Lio (a tribute to Spaceman Spiff/Calvin?) needs those dimelithiums, Dad! –And it’s a cheap thrill; rides like that were at least a quarter, if not more, last time i saw any….

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  5. Steve3a
    JP Steve Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    Ten cents? That’s what it cost my Mom for my horsey rides on shopping day in the1950’s!

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  6. Discoed
    discoEd  almost 10 years ago

    As kids, we never got money for the rides, we’d bounce around on the things and make motor noises til a paying customer came along.

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  7. Willowtree5
    Lois Sharp Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    No guys not 10 cents one cent as in a penny, they are the penny ponies and they have Been that price at Meijer stores since they opened in 1934. Meijer (pronounced my-er) started the super center ie grocery and department store combined, concept in 1962. They have stores in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, and Kentucky.

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    LarryNelson  almost 10 years ago

    Some of these sure bring back great memories.

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    Larry Miller Premium Member almost 10 years ago

    Yeah, Meijer is a great store.

    If anyplace around here had one of those rockets, I drop coins in it every time just to make the smoke, if for nothing else.

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    benbrilling  almost 10 years ago

    Love the paint job!

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    carmy  almost 10 years ago

    A Rocket Boy. And I think it’s gonna be a long long time

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  12. Right here
    Sherlock Watson  almost 10 years ago

    Dad’s happy to see Lio do something that people would consider normal; usually Lio does things that get him on the 6 o’clock news.

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    Furienna  almost 10 years ago

    Wow… Dad looks really pleased with himself, even though he wears shorts and sandals in December. I mean, doesn’t he get cold?

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  14. Kitty
    cutiepie29  almost 10 years ago

    Yes, WillowsDreaming, I know about the penny ponies. But this rocket SAYS 10 cents on it – go and look – so I was not incorrect (this time).

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    pbarnrob  almost 10 years ago

    Needs a new pair-a-dime…

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  16. Clopin
    jestrfyl  almost 10 years ago

    NASA’s got the same problem.

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    hlagallah  about 9 years ago

    Lio doing something normal? sacrilege

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