48 Fortune Telling Fish (For Party Bags Etc) £4.50 Delivered From trader-franks-ltd Ebay
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48 Fortune Telling Fish (For Party Bags Etc) £4.50 Delivered From trader-franks-ltd Ebay

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Found 28th Feb 2016
Good for wedding favours/kid's party bags/Xmas crackers, etc - I remember these from the 1970s! Cheapest I can see these

Simply place in the palm of your hand and its movements will indicate:

Moving Head............................Jealousy
Moving Tail...............................Indifference
Moving Head and Tail...............In Love
Curling Sides.............................Fickle
Turns Over................................False
Motionless.................................Dead One
Curls up Entirely.........................Passionate.

One Amazon reviewer suggests the predictions/definitions have changed from the 1970s/80s?

24 for £2.50 delivered from the same seller.

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wow they still make these? member you got 1 free if you ordered a Matchrite catalogue.

Original Poster

It was curiosity that made me look - I asked my six year-old niece if kids still got Fortune Telling Fish in Lucky Bags and she didn't seem aware of them Isn't the internet great :)!
Edited by: "louiselouise" 28th Feb 2016

Wow another retro moment, these were great

mittromney

wow they still make these? member you got 1 free if you ordered a … wow they still make these? member you got 1 free if you ordered a Matchrite catalogue.


Red hot sweets, crappy vampire teeth and ventriloquist 'thing' that never worked.

Original Poster

I remember squirty water rings (which had a little bulb that sat in the palm of your hand). We used to fill them with water from puddles (not advisable)

mittromney

wow they still make these? member you got 1 free if you ordered a … wow they still make these? member you got 1 free if you ordered a Matchrite catalogue.

louiselouise

I remember squirty water rings (which had a little bulb that sat in the … I remember squirty water rings (which had a little bulb that sat in the palm of your hand). We used to fill them with water from puddles (not advisable)





Turns out Matchrite still exist but not with the huge catalogue. More magic orientated.
Matchrite

ohhhhh I remember this from when i was small .....

Thank you OP - these are just what I'm looking for for some goody bags and a decent price too!

these are still a staple in at least one xmas cracker each year!

Original Poster

I must buy really cruddy Xmas Crackers - I've not seen them since primary school (which was quite some time ago now!).

Original Poster

The trader-franks-ltd ebay link seems to have changed slightly, the 24 pack is £2.50 now

Let me tell you your fortune..... You've just wasted £4.50 on some tat.

Original Poster

evostick47

Let me tell you your fortune..... You've just wasted £4.50 on some tat.


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