This memory was added on: May 18, 2008
I remember this game very well. It would be a big production setting it all up, then we'd sit around the kitchen table playing it. I can still feel the pieces and can even smell the game - it's odd, but every toy or game I owned as a kid has its own smell associated with it. I'm not sure what ever happened to the game - probably one of my sisters with kids has it - but it would sure be fun to play it again!
This memory was added on: December 20, 2006
My sister had this game, and we loved it!! One day, when my sister was sick, I was playing the game on the living room floor, while my sister lay on the couch and tried to watch The Dick Van Dyke show---she asked me to move, so I sat on our nearby organ bench, and was rocking back and forth on the bench and it tipped over and broke her game. My mom was downstairs at the time, and asked what the noise was---my sister, very clever at such a young age, quickly said "nothing", and then told me that mom would be very angry with me if she found out I broke this game, so don't say anything, which I didn't. For YEARS, my sister used this as leverage for bribing me to do things---"if you don't do my chores, I'll tell mom you broke Tip-It"---"if you don't go buy me a Bubsdaddy, I'll tell mom".......etc. etc. Finally, one day I had enough, and told my mom what I did, and she said, "so?"----man, I chased my sister around the house to get back at her for all of those years of holding me hostage to her evil doings. We still laugh about it today, and so do my parents. I actually picked up one on e-bay, and had my sister over to play---still a great game and the older version pictured, like the one I got on EBay is by far a better version than the new "mod" one they have out.
This memory was added on: May 27, 2006
What I remember about this game is my parents, aunt and uncle staying up all Christmas night playing this game after we went to bed. We had a lot of fun playing it. It didn't seem to matter how old you were, you all had an even chance of winning. When I saw if for sale again, I bought one for my kids. We had a lot of fun playing it.
This memory was added on: March 21, 2006
I remember this game! My grandparents' still have it and my cousins and I used to play it all the time. We had a lot of trouble even getting it set up without it tipping over though. The box cover pictured here is the exact as on my grandparents' version.
This memory was added on: March 20, 2005
This was one of our family's favorites. We spent hours playing board games!! I am so glad I grew up then and not during all of the computer/electronic game era--I feel our kids have missed out on so much.
This memory was added on: March 7, 2005
wow here is another one that I had as a child, my family loved it, we would sit at the table for so long trying to keep him from falling, I loved it so much that went out and bought it for my son, from Toys R Us though we dont play with it all that much I refuse to get rid of it, its apart of my past and will charish it forever.
This memory was added on: February 8, 2005
I loved this game as a kid and bought an old set off Ebay to play with my nieces and nephews. Unfortunately, it is missing quite a few parts. If anyone can tell me the exact lengths of the two sticks (including the perches)Id be most appreciative!
This memory was added on: December 1, 2004
I recently got Tipit for my kids too. The top part is now some abstract thing instead of the terrified dude. I guess they felt it was too traumatic for kids to plunge that guy to his screaming death over and over! I find a lot of today's toys are either pathetically politically correct or extremely violent. Or is it just me?