Article Archive for February 2011

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Signed Darrell Cartrip CARS Still Available
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Retail on 28 February 2011
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The Darrell Waltrip online store is still offering signed Darrell Cartrip CARS … $15 for signed ones and $10 for unsigned. Available HERE. Mario Andretti has a store online and used to sell them signed also but I could not navigate past the front page so if you see it listed, let us know. The […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Oliver Lightload & Ben Crankleshaft in Person
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 February 2011
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Two more surprise haulers – a drought of months and now, bam, bam, bam … Paul Valdez, Chet Boxkaar, Oliver Lightload & Ben Crankleshaft … all different and all amazingly detailed. While some of the diecasts are thinner and lighter now, no such worries about Ben – the cab portion is SOLID metal and HEAVY. […]

Disney Pixar Toy Story Short: CARS 2
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Film on 27 February 2011
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Entertainment Weekly has a “First Look” at the Toy Story short that will run in front of CARS 2 this summer.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Wilmar is Right and Not Wrong
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 27 February 2011
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Yea, I thought Wilmar Flatz’s flag was wrong because it didn’t match the screenshot … But once again, the packaging dude has failed us … because Wilmar is SUCH a HUGE fan, his/hers? flag has Sun UV damage from being such a long time fan! As long time fan John in MO points out from […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Mack-ie is back in Town – Aussie Town
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Posted in Australia, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 27 February 2011
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The Mack CARS 2 Tour has begun … “MCL Sydney” sends us pics from Sydney? Hello. Ka-Chow! Deco Your Truck! Fun activities for the kids … Oh no, traffic circle! Ahhhhhhhh!!!!!!!!!!! Very cute! Mack’s Bachelor’s Pad … Mostly metal 🙂 Thanks for the nice pics, MCL Sydney & kids! Where next for the tour? And […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Artie – Last Lenticular 2011?
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 26 February 2011
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Nick of ToyzandGamez UK sends us pics of lenticular Artie … Is he the last new release of lenticulars for 2011? Is he the last “new” lenticular release for 2011? Forever and ever or just until 2012? The CHASE has arrived in the UK also … This looks like the contents of the last listed […]

When You Pry the Mini Cakes From My Cold Dead Hands – Politicians Kill Easy Bake Oven
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Posted in Advertising, Toys on 26 February 2011
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When will it end? “Collateral damage in the war on energy waste is none other than the classic children’s toy Easy-Bake Oven …” “… Starting next year, manufacture of such bulbs will be outlawed. It’s the start of a phased-in 2007 federal law that requires light bulbs to be more energy efficient. The practical effect […]

Mattel Architect Barbie – Waiting for Diecast CARS Designer Barbie
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Posted in Advertising, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 February 2011
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Mattel has introduced an Architect Barbie … I think I’ll wait for Diecast CARS Designer Barbie … Tweet This Post

MacX DVD Ripper Pro: Best Way to Copy & Convert Your DVD’s in 2011 + CONTEST!
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Posted in Apple Mac, Mobile, movies on 25 February 2011
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As some of you might’ve stumbled upon, most of the movie studios have updated their DVD “protection” scheme to create problems with many other DVD copying & converting software. You get an error message you don’t have enough disc space even though you have hundreds of GB’s left on your HHD or the disc takes […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: The CARS 2 TV Ad Frame By Frame … Diecast by Diecast
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Posted in Advertising, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 February 2011
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The first TV ad spot aired for CARS 2 – featuring a lot more information and of course, CARS to add to the CARS 2 diecast list … Pixar will make oil rigs look beautiful … Sure, marine life might like oil rigs blowing up but as movie goers … we want them blown sky […]