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Death of a Furby
ifeedformula wrote in metaquotes
ladydyani brings on teh funny again.

When my daughter was three, we somehow managed to beat the other people away and get her a Furby for Christmas. (Remember how popular those were? And how hard they were to find?)

She opens it Christmas morning, and is absolutely delighted. After presents are finished, I'm in the kitchen, cleaning up the breakfast dishes. She's taking Furby around and showing him the house. I hear "This is the living room." Step, step, step. "This is the kitchen." Step, step, step. "This is the bathroom." Pause. "Go potty." SPLASH!

She dropped poor Furby in the toilet. I suppose dropped is the wrong word. Shoved would be more appropriate.

After a painstaking drying, he did manage to work again, but for the rest of his life, he would randomly blurt out odd sounds every once in a while.

Poor Furby.

The context has been savaged by a small child

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My friend insisted that her Teddy Ruxpin would wake her up by talking, but he didn't have any tape in his chamber at the time.

I myself had a talking baby doll ("I love you," "Mama, feed me," and "Let's play!" for the most part) and I let it get buried in the corner of my room one time. On top of my heater vent.

I was getting ready for bed one night when I heard "MAMA I LOVE YOuplay with *voice lowers* feeeeed meeeeee."

I threw it out the window.

Oh God. My mother almost got arrested because of a talking doll when I was a kid.

Mine would go "MAMAMA!" and cry. One time we were going..I dunno..somewhere and my mom got irritated with the damn thing and threw it in the trunk. She forgot it was in there and one day while I was at school, she went to go get gas. A policeman comes up to her and asks her to open her trunk. Somebody had made a complaint about a child locked in the trunk of her stupid hatchback. Mom goes "What child? My kids aren't in the trunk!". She opens it and goes "Oh."
I'm sure she was VERY embarrassed at that point.

Oh, gods above me, that old black and white Twilight Zone is the reason I can't watch movies with talking dolls in them.

Re: When you can't draw, Paint

You are entering a dimension of sight and sound...doobeedoobeedoobeedoobee....

Oooh, that ep where the doll killed the dad? Yeah, I don't like dolls anymore.

... I laughed 'til I cried. At work. I hope you're happy.

I used to have a doll that I bought second-hand. It was one of a line in the 90's where each doll had a different expression. This one was probably supposed to be 'excited', but the previous owner had cut it's (bright red) hair really short, so it came across as 'manic' or 'demented'. My brother and I called her 'Little Baby Kills A Lot' and I kept her in my closet.

A few years later, I chopped the rest of her hair off, and she didnt look quite so crazy anymore.

*is beyond late* But I had to tell you, this made me laugh so hard I cried.

Whoa, reading some back entries late at night, huh?

Yeah, that doll still has the power to make me jump into bed at night, because after I threw it out the window...? I think it got up and walked away. It wasn't there anymore.

Your icon is a disturbing combination of Belle and Gaston, and creeps me out almost as much as my demon doll. I hope you're happy. ;)

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