The Subjective Timeline of the Best Gifts Ever

By milo on Nov 30, 2010 | 14 Comments

Do you remember those gifts you loved so much that you brought them to bed at night? It may have worried your parents (and your college roommate), but you were too transfixed to notice. Stay with us as we reflect on a long history of amazing holiday gifts — then and now.

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Infographic by Column Five


6 Comments on “The Subjective Timeline of the Best Gifts Ever”
  1. pirhan says:

    Cute, but I don’t see why it has to be separated by gender. As a female, I had all the items on the boy side (though switch the Transformers figure with a She-ra).

  2. Kitty says:

    Girls like video games too… I would much rather have a gameboy than some dumb fashion thing. And I’d take a Playstation over shoes anyday.

  3. horf says:


  4. Leroy says:

    No guy in his right mind is asking for a Wii. Certainly not a 26 year old one.

  5. sldfkajasdflkj says:

    /sponsored by apple

  6. Phil says:

    This infographic failed to include the Tickle Me Elmo doll which was sold out in several different states and provinces which left people to resort to importing the products from other states or countries.


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