"Chris Young" wrote:

> I always wondered what those magenta flower
> things were in Bubble Bobble.


If you mean what I think you mean, they are pointy crystals, like this
one:
http://www.brandberg.co.uk/gallery/f...ath=L090aGVyLw

In the Nintendo version, they come in a selection of colours and are
the specific prizes for killing enemies with the "element bubbles"
(fire, water, and lightning).

Eq.