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who had trolls when they were younger?

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AnnCardiff Report 15 Jul 2008 17:36

naughty Arch!!!


valium Report 15 Jul 2008 17:33

Hi i have seen some trolls in a shop near me today would you like me to send you one and which colour would you like Valxxx

Running Bear

Running Bear Report 14 Jul 2008 13:31

think i married one!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Hollyberry Report 14 Jul 2008 13:29

I had trolls but baby sister cut their hair they ended up looking like Rod Stewart in the 70,s.Also remember making Gonks ( Humpty Dumpty type).A friend at school had deluxe fur Gonk - boy did she get into trouble when her mum found large in hole in back of her fur coat.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 14 Jul 2008 01:36

I am sure I had one or two and a gonk too I think, but it is probably buried somewhere in all my junk now.

Just googled and they are sold on ebay as Troll/Gonk. My son had some so maybe I am getting mixed up and didn't have one myself.

Cumbrian Caz~**~

Cumbrian Caz~**~ Report 13 Jul 2008 21:22

I had loads Ros!!

Caz xxx


Hilary Report 13 Jul 2008 17:05

I remember the trolls, had them hanging on my school bag. Going to the land of trolls for my holiday tomorrow. A massive one at the airport at Oslo.
Hilary. xx


CATHKIN Report 13 Jul 2008 16:59

just googled GONK and TROLL -there are troll collectors , saw a Santa one I remember that one , Ros xx


CATHKIN Report 13 Jul 2008 16:48

I think I knitted a GONK-must google it, Ros xx

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥

♥ Kitty the Rubbish Cook ♥ Report 13 Jul 2008 16:08

We had gonks as mascots when we did our GCE's that was 1969:)))

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 13 Jul 2008 16:06

Yes I remember them as plastic things with coloured hair too but a lot of people called them Gonks as well as Trolls. Maybe it depends on which area you lived


Yvonne Report 13 Jul 2008 16:02

yes maggie that how i remember them, the one i made was round with little hands and feet



maggiewinchester Report 13 Jul 2008 16:00

Gonks to me were like 'Humpty' from 'Playschool'.
Trolls were cute but ugly plastic things with lots of hair!! Oh and big feet!!

I was buying my Trolls over 42 years ago,

Devon Dweller

Devon Dweller Report 13 Jul 2008 15:58

We called them both Gonks and Trolls :))


Yvonne Report 13 Jul 2008 15:55

my sister had trolls and i had a gonk which i made at school in needlework, made out of felt

OMG the good old days!! :-)))



maggiewinchester Report 13 Jul 2008 14:43

I used to have them - and used to buy the clothes.

It was quite funny as we lived in Mevagissey. I used to go to a shop near the harbour, this was in about August/September, we'd just moved there. I was charged 2/11d for an outfit.
Come October, when the holiday season had ended, I went to buy another outfit and the lady said 'Do ee live 'ere then?' I said I did 'Oh then yo'me be a local' and after that she only charged me 2/6d!! LOL

I have 2 boxes of them in the attic, of various sizes.
I loved them so much I bought them for my youngest - whether she wanted them or not!!!


Sally Moonchild

Sally Moonchild Report 13 Jul 2008 14:27

I have had a small one with purple hair floating about the house for years, it belonged to my daughter who left home at 19.......she is 36 now, and blow me down, I can't find it now.........may be its in the grandchildren's toybox.....


AnnCardiff Report 13 Jul 2008 14:24

Devon - think mine was a one-off job, but suppose there could be others!!!


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NDD Report 13 Jul 2008 14:17


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