Article Archive for June 2010

CARS CARES, Rob, Eric, Kevin NB & TakeFivers Donate Over $1k to the Salazar Family Fund!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 30 June 2010
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Thanks to everyone who contributed to helping out a family in need and in grief. But especially to Kevin of CARS CARE for setting up and being a trustworthy friend and official source to collect the donations … and to Kevin “Nascar Bronco” for the idea of the challenge and donating a portion of his […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Mater Wrestling Toon Playset in Germany
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 30 June 2010
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The Mater Toon Wrestling Playset is out in Germany … Thanks for the nice pics “Dolly” … it’s priced sort of like eBay – 60€ = @$73 or just slightly more than the US retail price of $34.00. (Amazon has a pre-order price of $29.99). Looks like it’s fun … On the right, it looks […]

Kmart CARS Day 2 ‘From the Vaults’ Winner!
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 June 2010
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Yea, we had some squirrelly problems so thanks for re-entering the competition! WINNER of the Kmart CARS Day 2 ‘From the Vaults’ Case for International CARS fans? ‘Crazy French Girl’ Congrats! We have your email, so send us your address and your case is on its way to you. Thanks for re-entering everyone! Thanks Kmart. […]

The TakeFive Guide to Nearly Everything SDCC San Diego Comic Con
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 June 2010
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San Diego is one of the great American cities even if there was not the SD Comic Con, you should go anyway. But normally of course, you want to go when your city is 17 degrees and when SD is 78 degrees as it is on December 11th but in the middle of summer, expect […]

Disney Pixar CARS & Toy Story: How to Identify Your Todd, the Pizza Planet Truck
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 June 2010
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It’s nice we now live in a toy world where we have a slew of Todd the Pizza Planet trucks … The Duplo one is nice and Duplo blocky – good to chew on – nom, nom, nom … very smooth and smart enough that even blocky adults can’t lodge them … kids of course […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Final Lap G in Cali
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 June 2010
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Some people have reported signs that Final Lap CASE G has made an appearance … It looks like these are the three new CARS in the case … as the Target grocery rebuild nears its completion stage – hopefully this means they will be going back to stock the shelves … Happy hunting. Tweet This […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Walmart Tray Trey
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 June 2010
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There’s a new Walmart Tray … well, new in the sense that it’s new to the stores … So if you missed Metallic Finish Darrell Cartrip and DJ the first first & second time around, it’s new to you … for others, it might be the trey time around … Guess Van with Stickers (with […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Race O Rama Magazine Issue #4
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Posted in Magazine Checklist, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 June 2010
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This definitely took a while to find everything as the Race O Rama was when the line ran off in 100 directions … For those who are unfamiliar, our magazine is printed ON DEMAND so it’s not printed until you order one from MagCloud (part of HP). Issue #4 can be purchased through this link […]

The CARS CARES Family Salazar Charity Auction Starts Now …
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 June 2010
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Kevin T. of CARS CARES (the only official 501 registered charity solely devoted to helping out kids with Mattel Disney Pixar diecast CARS) has graciously offered to host a series of auctions for one final push in helping out the Salazar family. (you can read the link to our first post above). Eric’s L. has […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Lenticular N…NNNNNooo Stopping Us Us Now …
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 June 2010
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Lenticulars, you can only hope to contain them … in your shopping basket 🙂 Lenticular CASE N is in stores (well Walmart in the Miami area) … And some great photos from “Celso.” Nice can – nice giant *** can of Rust-Eze. I like it. No econo or ‘fun’ size for the Rust-Eze boys. We […]