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April 4th, 2003


It was the early 80s, long before things like AOL Instant Messenger were invading America’s livingrooms. And chances are good that either you, or someone you knew, collected stickers.

I did, and I’m not ashamed to admit it. I had a few binders full of stickers – some scratch-and-sniff, most just strategically arranged to look good. Some as part of a collection, and some just because they were fun.

The best part of it, though, is that there was an entire magazine devoted to stickers – the aptly-titled Stickers Magazine. I remember having the debut issue, which I believe came out in 1982 or 1983. I remember when it morphed into Stickers ‘n’ Stuff, and from what I see here, it later de-evolved into, simply, Stuff. Oh, wait, no. That’s another mag. I meant, it de-evolved into Barbie! – exclamation point and all.

Stickers, anyone?

Posted in Childhood Memories

FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 12:15:21 am
I had some neat-o sticker books...

FROM: Paul
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 10:32:34 am
Well, it's good I was just reminiscing about stickers, and not sticker books, then.... (whew)

FROM: Ryan
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 11:55:19 am
Listen, smart ass, don't make me write a Ping titled "Sticks."

FROM: Mike [E-Mail]
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 12:48:02 pm
Looks like you're all out of ideas, and it's causing tension between you two.

I only collected scratch 'n sniffs. But, you know, picking your nose after scratching a dill pickle sticker wasn't all that great.

FROM: gustavo
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 1:20:26 pm
homa quiero saver de la maquina de hacer pings

FROM: Paul
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 3:03:33 pm
Listen, smart ass, don't make me write a Ping titled "Sticks."

It's better than all of that poo-oriented crap you write.

FROM: Matt
DATE: Friday April 4, 2003 -- 3:05:07 pm
Where's the Ping on Shrinky Dinks?

FROM: Krista
DATE: Friday October 3, 2003 -- 8:15:11 am
I was watching my 2 year old daughter flip through my old (80's) sticker album. As she would point to each sticker and scream for my attention, her little fingers landed on some "Lisa Frank" stickers, and the reminiscing began... Those stickers came from one of the offers in "Stickers" magazine... If I remember correctly, I had to send in a SASE and I would receive a whole set of funky "Lisa Frank" stickers... Joy of joys... Anyway... I decided to hunt online for "Stickers" mag, knowing it would be a futile search... But, amazingly, I am not the only one out there who remembers "Stickers"...

DATE: Tuesday January 6, 2004 -- 10:39:50 pm
OH...I was searching for stickers n stuff magazine. I am not the only one then that remembers. I wish I could get my hands on a copy of that. That stuff was so much fun. Too bad I didn't keep my sticker books--remember chain necklaces??

FROM: Tara
DATE: Saturday July 10, 2004 -- 5:41:02 pm
I have the first 11 issues of Stickers Magazine (and yes, they later became "Stickers & Stuff"). I really enjoy flipping through those issues. Brings back lots of memories. :)

FROM: cielito
DATE: Tuesday October 12, 2004 -- 3:04:35 pm
Anyway of searching the web for old issues or archives of the stickers n stuff mags?? anyone know of any??

FROM: Kara Czernik
DATE: Thursday December 16, 2004 -- 10:13:31 pm
ANyone know where we can get copies of the mag?? I used to have every issue when I was younger...I cannot find any anywhere

FROM: andrea
DATE: Sunday April 10, 2005 -- 9:26:49 pm
Boy this brings back memories galore!! I started collecting in the early 80's when I was a kid and i still do. Sandylion fuzzys were always myfavourite and still are. There aren't any sticker mags anymore that i can find but I did find a great site if any of you are still interested.

FROM: Irene
DATE: Monday August 8, 2005 -- 7:05:10 pm
I would pay for at least one issue of Stickers N Stuff! Somebody has got to hook me up. I've been searching ebay for years!!! Please.

FROM: melanie
DATE: Sunday October 23, 2005 -- 2:58:00 pm
I found three stickers and stuff mags on ebay and I won one of the three which I bidded on all three.....guess I'm not the only one who wanted those real bad. Still looking for more.

FROM: melanie
DATE: Saturday April 8, 2006 -- 10:07:00 am
I have a stickers magazine from 1984 up for auction on ebay that ends in like less than 5hrs today. User ID melanief646

Lulu Dirham September 6, 2007, 4:43 pm

I have some of those old issues os stickers and stuff magazines from the 80’s. YOu can have them for only the price of the postage it takes to get to you. I just want somebody who wants them to have them

Ruth October 30, 2007, 4:04 pm


I would love the magazines, if you would tell me how to send postage to you. Thanks.

cathy October 19, 2009, 10:15 am

Hey. I would love to get one of those mags! I am an Aussie and wanted to go to the States just to buy cool stickers when I read the mag!

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