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The Lycos 50 Announces the Most Wanted Toys and Games This Holiday Season

Pokemon is Number One, While Model Trains Make a Comeback

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 19, 1999--The following information is from The Lycos 50(TM), the 50 most popular user searches for the week of November 19, 1999. For a complete list of The Lycos 50 (TM) and for in-depth text of The Lycos 50 Daily Report, users can go to

The Lycos 50(TM) top 12 toys and games that users are searching for this holiday season are:



1)       Pokemon                    7)   Model Trains

2)       Beanie Babies              8)   Furby

3)       Barbie                     9)   Hello Kitty

4)       Hot Wheels                10)   Teddy Bears

5)       Legos                     11)   Elmo

6)       Teletubbies               12)   Amazing Ally


1)       Pokemon                    7)  Age of Empires

2)       Final Fantasy              8)  Resident Evil

3)       Grand Theft Auto           9)  Legend of Zelda

4)       Diablo                    10)  Everquest

5)       Quake                     11)  Tetris

6)       Tomb Raider               12)  Tiberian Sun

About Lycos

Founded in 1995, Lycos, Inc. is a leading Web media company and owner of the Lycos Network, one of the most visited hubs on the Internet reaching one out of every two Web users. The Lycos Network is a unified set of Web sites that attracts a diverse audience by offering a variety of services, including leading Web navigation resources, homepage building and other Web community services and a comprehensive shopping center. The Lycos Network is composed of premium sites:, Tripod, WhoWhere, Angelfire, MailCity, HotBot, HotWired, Wired News, Webmonkey,, MyTime, Sonique and (, ``Your Personal Internet Guide,'' is dedicated to helping each individual user locate, retrieve and manage information tailored to his or her personal interests. Headquartered near Boston, in Waltham, Mass., Lycos, Inc. is a global Internet leader with a major presence throughout the U.S., Europe, Asia and Latin America.

Note to Editors: Lycos (R) is a registered trademark of Carnegie Mellon University. All other product or service marks mentioned herein are those of Lycos or their respective owners. All rights reserved.


     Kathy O'Reilly, 781/370-3454


     Schwartz Communications

     Shoba Vaitheeswaran, 781/684-0770

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