Article Archive for February 2009

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Collectors Field Guide to the Singles – World of CARS: Part 5 of 10
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 28 February 2009
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The CARS singles are known as the “mainline.” It is borrowed from the Hot Wheels line connoting that the single CARS on the blister pack is the mother trunk line of CARS, the diecast. But for new collectors or those who for some unfathomable reason were not collecting these in 2006 🙂  , it can […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Mini Cases Next …
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 28 February 2009
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The Mini’s are only getting better and better … (don’t worry, No Stall only looks orange). And Mini haulers … Both of these CASES seem to be shipping … CollectorMom has already spotted CASE F (or in actuality, the remnants of CASE F …) Yes, there is a rumor the Mini’s are going exclusive but […]

IndyKJT CAR CARES: Your Help or Donations …
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 28 February 2009
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What is CAR CARES? “This program is designed to take in donated items, new or gently used, related to the 2006 Disney/Pixar movie Cars.  Those items are then taken, and put into care packages that are sent out to children 14 and younger who would benefit from such a package.  We also take in monetary […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: And in this Corner, 1:24 Scale Ramone
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 27 February 2009
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And in this corner – weighing in at 4 lbs (ish) – 1:24 Ramone in the purple body & who will jack you up! And from our earlier post, 1:55 scale Ramone High ‘N Low megasized … weighing in at a few ounces … who will beat you with his purple deliciousness … As I […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: TRU Buy 5, Get 1 Promo 3/1?
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 27 February 2009
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Here’s a portion of the TRU internal note … Will it actually launch on 3/1 – Sunday? All the info I have is this … seems pretty straightforward though since it was not “officially” announced anywhere … maybe it did get delayed? (and yes Gask-its is not spelled correctly 🙂 ). BTW, the Buy 5 […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Sweet Chariot – High Low Ramone
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 27 February 2009
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I was waiting to post until I got the mega sized mega closeups of High N’ Low Ramone … Sweet Chariot! (remember, Ramone is still the same body but raised up, he is in the megasize line to fit into the packaging … Um, I forget – why exactly do we need a plused series? […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: The Walmart 8 Poster
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Internet, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 27 February 2009
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This was an obscure poster available at the time of the WM 8 pallet (October 2007) for those who can remember back that far 🙂 Most people missed it – of course, after throwing 50 CARS into their cart, they would’ve missed the nude Olympian standing by the yarn section 🙂 But thanks to eagle-eyed […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: CARS 2 Disney Book Leak?
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 27 February 2009
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There is a new two-sided CARS book from Disney Press … There were/are several of these out but  this is new – with a pub date of January 13, 2009 … when you are done with one story, you flip it over to read the other story but as “Liam’sMom” notes … “This new storybook […]

TakeFiveADay – New Today!
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 26 February 2009
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Just reset the TRADING POST so clean and fast scrolling … Converted the MIGHTY MUGGS TRADING POST to ALL collectibles but just collectibles … please refrain from listing parachutes, live monkeys or loaded handguns with a few jammed bullets … Enjoy! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Check Out the Hook While My DJ Variant Revolves It
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Posted in Advertising, collecting, diecast, Film, Marketing, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail, Toys, TV on 26 February 2009
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Word. And now the DJ remix … Old, Old Skool DJ … 2006 DJ … Impound DJ (2009) (Wing-Spoiler color difference due to lightning, actual colors the same) First DJ (desert back) (again, lighting difference) Race O Rama Check Lane (short card) DJ Impound DJ Back of original DJ (desert back) and ROR Check Lane […]