The device had traditional features like ring and pulse tone switches, but it also allowed users to build on the phone itself using bricks stored in a drawer that pops out the side. The good news is that if your mum didn't want this thing in her house back in those days, you can still grab one today for a decent price on eBay. [eBay via CraziestGadgets]
Lego...Uh, Tyco Brick Phone Circa 1983
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