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Ahhh! The lovely mushroom village of little blue men containing only one female, 'Smurfette'. How did they reproduce? Everything was always "smurfy" and the Smurfs were always running from their enemy Gargamel and his evil cat Asrael. Lots of cute adventures, cute little figurines and plush toys.


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The Smurfs Last post by www.doyouremember.co.uk
22 April 2010

Do You Remember Smurfs?

Do You Remember Smurfs?

  • Anonymous user
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    I have a plush smurf puppet. I have had it for as long as I can remember.
  • Anonymous user
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    i was luck to have full collection as my dad worked for a garage,i had car, house (roof never did fit right)sports range the lot even the little stickers which covered my bedroom window.even had a stuffed smurf teddy,they got boxed up when i left home and forgot about until my dad moved house and chucked the lot .never get over the loss!why is it when you look at toys from your youth on ebay they are selling for crazy amounts (wish the dog never chewed up lil ladybug tea set,obscene money for that!!
  • Anonymous user
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    ah! but didn't the Baron Knights do a parody song, "where are you Smurf's coming from? We're from Dartmoor on the run!
  • Anonymous user
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    Hi Shaun, I remember pestering my Dad to fill up at National Garages so I we could get the Smurf car stickers they were giving away at the time. I still have one which my other half has stuck in our bathroom window!! I also have to confess to owning the 7" Smurf Song single by Father Abraham. KJ
  • Anonymous user
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    Hi Shaun, I remember pestering my Dad to fill up at National Garages so I we could get the Smurf car stickers they were giving away at the time. I still have one which my other half has stuck in our bathroom window!! I also have to confess to owning the 7" Smurf Song single by Father Abraham. KJ
  • Anonymous user
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    did you not get them when you purchased petrol from national petrol staions or collect vouchers?
  • Anonymous user
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    I had smurfs as a kid and remember watching the cartoons too. My husband is an avid collector and has a huge collection of the normals, supers(smurfs with plastic items like sets), playsets, buildings and promo variations that are hard to get hold of. These little blue guys and gal are still made today and have a new set of either 8, 10 or even 12 figures released every year. there are many collectors out there and my hubby has his own smurf and snork forum so if you wanna chat about them why not visit us at this friendly place!! http://murrellfamilyhobbies.com/smurfandsnorks/index.php
  • Anonymous user
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    I can still hear : "Where are ye all coming from? From Smurfland where we belong" over the speakers at Mullinavat Fete c. 1978 - before I ever saw them on tv !
  • Anonymous user
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    I had a number of smurfs and spent hours playing with them and watching the video I had (the actual VHS video was red so I remember it vividly). I had one smurf who was licking an ice cream, pappa smurf, smurfette and lots more.
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    These were the foundation of my youth... they taught me everything about belonging, living in close harmony, good and bad, and not a Communist propoganda leaflet in sight! I do dispair a little with the (now several) web-sites, "demonising" the Smurfs as some Communist Party propoganda machine, and that Peyo was obviously a Marxist and no doubt part-time Nazi... of course, I exaggerate, and digress.... My happier memories of the Smurfs were the long haul treks around the country, dragging my Parents into far flung toy shops, in the hope they might stock the elusive, missing, hard-to-find Smurf that was "BRAINY" (the one with the glasses, for those who don't know...) for years I couldn't seem to find him anywhere, then, one Sunny afternoon (weren't they always?) we were in Eastbourne, (why, I don't know, probably something to do with the sand, sea, and never-ending Seventies Sunshine!) and there, in a little toy shop, was my Brainy... sadly, his head was also attatched to a key ring.... SACRILIGE! But no matter, I parted with my hard "earned" 75p, and set about dismantling poor brainy from his metal shackles... this of course left a rather unsightly, but somewhat ironic hole in his head, as if a Lobotomy had been performed on him by a mad Scientist, (obviously working for Papa Smurf) hell bent on discovering the secrets of intelligence!!! Naturally, that wasn't what I thought at the time, all I could think about was "how to fill that hole...?" Thankfully, with a little Tipp-ex and a blow dryer, MY operation was successfully completed by the end of the day. I still have him, although the tipp-ex has somewhat crumbled and faded, leaving a dirty "dent" in his hat, rather than the full blown gaping head wound I found him with! I also still have all the others, about 180 last count, as well as various Mushroom Houses, bits & bobs, Gargamel stuff etc. But Astro-Smurf aside, (I have two; one with, one without the ALL IMPORTANT PLASTIC HELMET!) I would never consider parting with them for cold hard cash... then again, I might just take a look on e-bay, to see how much they're fetching nowadays... just in the name of research, you understand! Sorry my "shared memory" started to resemble "War & Peace" in it's length, I just get all misty-eyed, Rose tinted and hazy when I think of the little Blue fellas..... Happy Smurfing!