This entry in the Funco Files was originally published in the first issue of the Hey Teens Podcast Zine which was published in July of 2013. I had always intended to publish it here on my site after a short wait but never got around to it. When I was 18 years old, I was … Continue reading Funco Files: The Unwanted Love Triangle
The cheapest game sold at FuncoLand was the Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt cartridge for NES. We sold it for $.09 and it was the item we had the most of at any given time. It was also a game that we rarely sold.
Many different locations establish their own forms of currency to get things done. Prisons trade in cigarettes, Disney World in Disney Dollars, the Internet uses BitCoin, but in Toms River FuncoLand we used The Chicken Parm Sub.
We had many unique customers at Toms River FuncoLand. One was an old man, probably in his 60s, named Rocky who would come in a lot with his Grandson. Rocky was kind of a strange bird because he behaved like a cartoon character at all times.
Wooza gives me a valuable lesson about how a Hammer can be used as a weapon while simultaneously preparing me for a potential fight in the store.