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Pop pop
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The top nostalgic games, childhood snacks and household items

Here's to the past

By Time Out KL editors
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Happiness used to be inexpensive and life was much simpler back then. Check out our list of childhood snacks, household items and nostalgic games you grew up with. Can you beat us at Batu Seremban?

Nostalgic childhood snacks

White rabbit
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2. 

White Rabbit candy (RM4)
Savemart
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Apollo wafer
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3. 

Apollo chocolate wafer (RM1.90)
Savemart
Sarsi
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4. 

Sarsi (RM1 for 2)
Arcadia
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Muruku ikan
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5. 

Muruku ikan (RM0.50)
A&P
Tora
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6. 

Tora (RM2)
Arcadia
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Durian popcorn
Photo: Hizwan Hamid

8. 

Durian popcorn (RM0.70)
A&P
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Sour ribbons
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9. 

Sour ribbon (RM3.60)
Thong Hock
Lucky cocoa ball
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10. 

Lucky cocoa ball (RM1 for 3) 
Arcadia
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Bubble gum
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11. 

Bubble gum (RM2.40 per pack of 8) 
Thong Hock
Ding Dang
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12. 

Ding Dang (RM2)
Arcadia
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Sugus
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13. 

Sugus (RM0.10 for 2) 
A&P
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Figure 8 candy
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16. 

Figure 8 chocolate candy (RM0.60)
A&P

Nostalgic children's games

Paper dolls
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1. 

Paper dolls (RM1 per piece) 
Arcadia
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Pop pop
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3. 

Pop Pop (RM0.60 each) 
Imbi market
'Blowing balls'
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4. 

‘Blowing balls’ (RM0.80 each) 
Titbits Corner
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Batu seremban
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5. 

Batu Seremban (RM39)
Gin & Jacqie
Tikam tikam
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6. 

Tikam tikam (RM 1 each)
Pasaraya BSL
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Jumping rope
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9. 

Jumping rope (RM4.50 each)
L Mart

Nostalgic household items

Tikar
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1. 

Tikar (RM7)
Kian Hong
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Kopitiam cup
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5. 

Kopitiam cup and saucer (RM4); metal spoon (RM0.50)
Ban Seng Hup Kee
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Feather duster
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7. 

Feather duster (RM7)
Imbi market
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Clogs
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9. 

Clogs (RM8 per pair)
Kian Hong
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Tiffin
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11. 

Three-tier large enamel tiffin (RM74.90) 
Arcadia

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Things to do

Revisit some of the oldest restaurants in the city, nostalgic places where our parents used to hang out, colonial cocktails and childhood games on this trip down memory lane. Now, every day is Throwback Thursday.

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