Violent, Naughty or Otherwise Not Nice Playthings

By: Katie Cordrey - Published: Feb 21, 2009
Most of us have the idea that childhood should be unfettered by unpleasantness. Whether we buy toys and games for our children, or for ourselves, we don’t generally want any rude surprises.

There are those, however, who make it their business to challenge those assumptions by making and marketing unpleasant playthings.

Looking around the Trend Hunter site, I found several trends to illustrate just what I mean. Take a look and see if you agree. Stats for 29 Offensive Games and Toys Trending: Older & Warm
Research: 61,037 clicks in 377 w
Interest: 3.8 minutes
Concept: 29 Offensive Games And Toys
Related: 120 examples / 92 photos
Segment: Males, 4-35
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