Articles in the Toys Category

Toys R Us – Goodbye Forever
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Posted in Toys on 2 July 2018
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Toys R Us – CLOSED. Even if the “name/brand” comes back, it won’t be the same … Thanks “tiz”   Tweet This Post

Felix Hernandez Diecast & Toy Photography
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Posted in Toys on 19 June 2018
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We probably can’t reach his skill level but it’s fun to see how it should be done … There are also videos on his website. Tweet This Post

TRU HQ Liquidation
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Posted in Toys on 7 June 2018
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They are starting the HQ contents auction but the Dream Halloween Display with the Red Ransburg does not look like it’s in the lobby anymore.   You can check out more photos here but it’s pretty much office furniture & supplies other than a few display figures. Tweet This Post

Toys R Us – CARS Section Pretty Empty
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Posted in Toys on 1 June 2018
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Compared to most other sections, CARS is pretty sparse … Tweet This Post

Toy Slump? Maybe They are Out of Ideas …
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Posted in Toys on 30 May 2018
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Humm, and they say toy innovation is dead … Are Lincoln Logs now called “Jurassic Park Logs?” … Er, okay, maybe they are out of ideas … It’s almost like the review writes itself … isn’t this a free game if your dog failed training school?  🙂 Tweet This Post

Toys R Us: The Slow Fade
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Posted in Retail, Toys on 11 May 2018
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Thanks for the heads up, “Alberto A.” The two TRU by me has been stripped clear of CARS other than the plastic windups … If your store has those overhead signage, there might be some stock behind it. Help yourself.   Tweet This Post

Seinfeld TV Show Set Replica – Jerry’s Living Room
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Posted in Toys, TV on 23 April 2018
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If you love the SEINFELD show, you can now get a very detailed replica of Jerry’s Living Room (set). Ordering info HERE. Sadly, no action figures to go with it. Tweet This Post

L.A. toy mogul scraps bid for Canadian Toys R Us stores, works to sweeten U.S. deal
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Posted in Toys on 23 April 2018
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Via the LA Times. Tweet This Post

MGA Owner Might Buy Out Toys R Us
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Posted in Mattel, Toys on 17 April 2018
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“Billionaire Isaac Larian offers $675 million to buy chain’s U.S. stores and $215 million to acquire its Canadian stores” “Isaac Larian, founder of Bratz dolls maker MGA Entertainment Inc., said he offered $675 million for the U.S. stores of Toys “R” Us, as well as $215 million to buy its Canadian stores. Toys “R” Us […]

LEGO Technic Bucket Wheel Excavator Construction Toy
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Posted in Lego, Toys on 6 April 2018
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Pretty nicely done though it won’t ever touch dirt. 🙂 You could put m&m’s in it … The LEGO Technic Bucket Wheel Excavator 42055 Construction Toy Build the highly detailed 2-in-1 model featuring an array of different motorized functions Includes LEGO Power Functions such as forward and reverse driving, rotating bucket wheel, moving conveyor belt and […]