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I had a pair of Spider-man walkie-talkies when I was kid. We used to run around the yard with them, pretending we were coordinating epic battles happening right there in the dandelions. Usually, though, those games ended abruptly because we couldn't hear each other speaking over the ever-present static. These days, walkie-talkies are so much more sensitive and powerful that with a good-quality pair (and of course, the proper GMRS license) you'll be able to execute tactical maneuvers from miles away. They just won't have the cool Spider-man logo on them.

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