Missing Boy Found Safe ... in Toy Claw Machine

Apr 16, 2014 Full story: NewsTalk 1230 49

A frantic search for a missing toddler in Lincoln, Neb., ended happily - and hilariously.

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Parden Pard

Catasauqua, PA

#1 Apr 16, 2014
Must've pulled out his trusty Captain America secret key and got in thru the back door.,,,,say
protoham

Westminster, MD

#3 Apr 16, 2014
I would love to hear this story from the toddler, I am sure it would go something like this:

That machine just reached out with its claw and pulled me in!!
Paris Hilton

Medford, NY

#4 Apr 16, 2014
OMG, how many quarters did they have to put into the machine until the claw got him out!!!!!?????

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#5 Apr 16, 2014
geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze this is getting to be old hat

this is what the 4th 4th one in about two years
Doc J

Richland, WA

#6 Apr 16, 2014
Maybe the parents put him there on purpose - lol

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#7 Apr 16, 2014
tallyho wrote:
geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze this is getting to be old hat
this is what the 4th 4th one in about two years
no kidding!!! At least he had gone missing, but was out of harms way..lol! The one I seen on fb the parents had already walked in store, there was two little girls, one crawled in the machine, the other one went and got parents.

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Since: Jun 11

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#8 Apr 16, 2014
Kids do the darndest things, lol

Since: Mar 11

Portland, OR

#9 Apr 16, 2014
I wonder if you can trade him in for a cute stuffed bear? Fuhgedaboutit!

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#10 Apr 16, 2014
AHarleyhoney wrote:
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no kidding!!! At least he had gone missing, but was out of harms way..lol! The one I seen on fb the parents had already walked in store, there was two little girls, one crawled in the machine, the other one went and got parents.
bezer........

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Since: Mar 07

Nuneaton

#11 Apr 16, 2014
AHarleyhoney wrote:
Seen a clip on facebook yesterday, where a little girl had crawled up inside where the prize comes out. I also noticed that the parents were not very attentively watching child, these things would not happen if parents watched their kids.
A few months ago, I was in a store waiting for hubby to pick me up at front entrance, and someone left a baby in a shopping cart, no mother around, we waited 15 minutes, no mom, so went in and got security to call police. I hope they took baby away, or at the least charged her for neglect.
I don't think this is good that children can get in there that easily.
Seen that one too.

They don't appear to have enough nous to go back the way they came in carrying the teddy from the machine though. machine appears to be kid proof as well as claw grab proof most of the time.

Have a nice day: Ag
Fundies R Mentally Eel

Philadelphia, PA

#12 Apr 16, 2014
tallyho wrote:
geeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeze this is getting to be old hat
this is what the 4th 4th one in about two years
Do you have the youtube urls?

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#13 Apr 16, 2014
Adrian Godsafe MSc wrote:
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Seen that one too.
They don't appear to have enough nous to go back the way they came in carrying the teddy from the machine though. machine appears to be kid proof as well as claw grab proof most of the time.
Have a nice day: Ag
lol! My son started playing these machines when he was about 3 or 4, and he was really good, never had to go inside,(also I kept an eagle on on my kids), by the time he was 10 we had numerous garbage bags full of them, so one day we took them all to the childrens hospital.
You have a great day as well.

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#14 Apr 16, 2014
tallyho wrote:
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bezer........
the one and only original!!!! LOL!

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#15 Apr 16, 2014
AHarleyhoney wrote:
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the one and only original!!!! LOL!
for sure
Pig

Medford, NY

#16 Apr 16, 2014
Poke!!

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Since: Apr 11

Steamboat Sprgs Colorado

#17 Apr 16, 2014
Surprised no one chiming in about how BAD the parents are & should never have children etc:( etc :(

Better than the "old" days when our local liquor store had one ,with cheap toys,BUT with a mini bottle taped to it:) attracted A LOT of big kids. Rick
Callus

Hazel Crest, IL

#18 Apr 16, 2014
wichita-rick wrote:
Surprised no one chiming in about how BAD the parents are & should never have children etc:( etc :(
Better than the "old" days when our local liquor store had one ,with cheap toys,BUT with a mini bottle taped to it:) attracted A LOT of big kids. Rick
Hmmm..........Three year old crossing the street.....unattended

I 'd spank the mother for all my hand could endure.

I'd even let the father watch.

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#19 Apr 16, 2014
wichita-rick wrote:
Surprised no one chiming in about how BAD the parents are & should never have children etc:( etc :(
Better than the "old" days when our local liquor store had one ,with cheap toys,BUT with a mini bottle taped to it:) attracted A LOT of big kids. Rick
I did. Mentioned that there was lack of parents watching where kids are.

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#20 Apr 16, 2014
Paris Hilton wrote:
OMG, how many quarters did they have to put into the machine until the claw got him out!!!!!?????
Just one, so fortunate that the little crane fingers fit right into the divots left by the forceps the doctor had used during his birth..one in a million really....
Fundies R Mentally Eel

Philadelphia, PA

#21 Apr 16, 2014
wichita-rick wrote:
Surprised no one chiming in about how BAD the parents are & should never have children etc:( etc :(
Better than the "old" days when our local liquor store had one ,with cheap toys,BUT with a mini bottle taped to it:) attracted A LOT of big kids. Rick
I sort of thought everyone just assumed the kid did not get inside that machine on his own or without at least being seen...meaning another, minor scale, balloon boy type episode.

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