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05-19-2011, 12:11 PM
When parents won't allow kids to beat the tar out of someone else on the football field, the next best thing is to allow your family to play electronic football games. In modern society, that usually means getting one of the top video game consoles with ultra-sharp graphics to...

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05-19-2011, 03:57 PM
i loved my electric football, my brother and i wore it out. they still play and have a world championship held in chicago each year, all the players are painted in great detail to represent your nfl team although todays players talk a lot more smack than we did. to kick or pass you use a little metal spring board and the ball was wood with a magnet sticking out of one end so it can hold onto the base. completion percentage was about 10% but you could kick a Fg from your own goal line.

05-19-2011, 09:36 PM
I also loved my electric football game. I even painted over the players, and made the teams Chiefs and Vikings to represent the Superbowl we won.