Articles in the Computing Category

TakeFiveADay YouTube – Join Our YouTube Group
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 15 November 2008
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Our YouTube Group is up & running. It was hard work. I had to click and type 10 words and then click a bunch more times but we’re up & running. If you haven’t checked out the video links from CARS, be sure and do so. Feel free to link any CARS (or Mighty Muggs) […]

Mattel Pixar Diecast CARS: A World Hello!
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Posted in Advertising, CARS, Checklist, collecting, Computing, Design, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 2 October 2008
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Hello. こんにちは Hallo. Haileo. 你好 Bonjour. Hoi. Buon Giorno. Hei. γεια σου Hej. Hola. Oi & Czesc! Yesterday was our busiest traffic and readership day – thanks for joining us! In rank order of traffic … Thanks for reading and happy collecting! Tweet This Post

Take Five A Day – the FLICKR Pool is Open
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 6 September 2008
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Okay, I finally found the three minutes required to set a Take Five a Day FLICKR Pool page – now I’m exhausted so I’m going to sleep here by the pool – maybe it’s the 15 Gaucho Fizzes … So not too much splashing and as the sign says, “Welcome To Our Ool… Notice there’s […]

eBay: Auctions? Been There. Done That. We’re All About Fixed Prices Now.
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Financial, Internet, Marketing, Retail on 21 August 2008
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“Starting September 16, we are lowering the listing fee for all items sold via the fixed price format to only 35 cents, and a special rate of only 5 cents through the end of the year for Buy It Now™ fixed price listings in the Media categories (Books, Video Games, Music and DVDs/Movies) using pre-filled […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Gift 3-Pack Assortments (Fall 2008 Update)
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Posted in Advertising, Checklist, collecting, Computing, Film, Gadgets, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 15 August 2008
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With Movie Moments moving to Target, it looks like the 3-packs will absorb some of the CARS scheduled for Movie Moments. So while it won’t be exclusively racers, pit crew & crew chiefs going forward – it does still have a Piston Cup leaning … What hasn’t changed, Cases D, E, F & G. They […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Contact Numbers & Websites for Comments, & Polite Suggestions
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 2 August 2008
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© Copyright Disney/Pixar Collecting CARS is nirvana and we’re all a giddy as schoolboys and schoolgirls – life could not be finer, full of rainbows, 32-oz steaks and free parking … well, at least for the first 3 days 🙂 … after that, we tend to get a little grouchier. So, if collecting CARS or […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Peterson Museum CARS Exhibit Photos
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Posted in Advertising, CARS, Computing, Disney Pixar, Film, Marketing, Media, Retail, Toys, Travel, TV on 3 June 2008
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When in LA, you can also check out the Pixar CARS Exhibit at the Petersen Auto Museum … “remclsydney” was kind enough to send us pics of his recent visit to LA and the exhibit … Too bad, you can’t pick up one of these in the gift shop. Though the airline might just charge […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS – Still 100% SELLOUT on eBay (with 11 minutes to spare!)
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Posted in Advertising, Checklist, collecting, Computing, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 30 May 2008
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The Motor Speedway of the South Piston Cup race set continues to roll like a real life Katamari Damacy – and like the game, now at this level, it is just rollin’ & sucking in people right and left and no matter how you struggle, you are in the big ball and there is no […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Motor Speedway of South – Gather ‘Round Kids, Here’s your eBay MBA Story …
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, Computing, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Media, Retail, Toys, TV on 28 May 2008
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As a marketing guy, people’s behaviors, crowd behavior and mobs fascinate me – and of course, the Motor Speedway of the South has turned out to be more fascinating than most – you can go all the way back when the rumors starting percolating, then the unauthorized photo leaks and then of course, the rumors […]

Pixar’s Brad Bird on Fostering Workplace Innovation
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Posted in Apple, Computing, Design, Disney Pixar, Film, Financial, Marketing, Media, Retail, TV on 24 May 2008
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Gigaom sums up a McKinsey Quarterly feature on Brad Bird’s management style & thoughts at Pixar. Steve Jobs hired him, says Bird, because after three successes (Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, and Toy Story 2) he was worried Pixar might struggle to stay innovative. Jobs told him: “The only thing we’re afraid of is complacency—feeling […]