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He's The One! Rubber Ducky Joins The Toy Hall Of Fame

Rubber duck gets his due: a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Alexander Hassenstein
Rubber duck gets his due: a place in the National Toy Hall of Fame.

Saying that "one toy stretches our gray matter; the other expands our sense of childhood wonder," the National Toy Hall of Fame announced Thursday that its 2013 inductees are the game of chess and the rubber duck.

This year's finalists that didn't make it into the Rochester, N.Y., hall:

Bubbles<br><br> The game of Clue<br><br> Fisher-Price Little People<br><br> Little green Army men<br><br> Magic 8 Ball<br><br> My Little Pony<br><br> Nerf toys<br><br> Pac-Man<br><br> <i><em></em></i>The scooter<br><br> Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
All of the hall's honorees
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We've written about the hall before. Yes, we're still hoping for sidewalk chalk to get in.

Also, with Rubber Ducky in the hall how can they leave out Ernie (and Bert, of course)?

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