When Stickers Were Awesome.

There’s a great Patton Oswalt bit about Tivo, in which he compares Tivo to a special needs child who desperately wants the scratch n sniff “Grape Job” sticker.

Now, I was never a special needs child (yes, I know it’s hard to believe), but as a little kid, I too was often rewarded with stickers. We’re talking like 1st and 2nd grade here. And while I got my fair share of scratch n sniffs, a lot of the stickers I got were more akin to these:

A 4 inch high Spider Woman makes for a grand reward. But even better than that would be if the sticker was one of the cherished PUFFY STICKERS:

Don’t pretend you don’t know the awesomeness that was puffy stickers. Stickers today just don’t measure up. I was in a store the other day, and the stickers I saw were going for some sort of 3D thing… it was the suck.

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