Article Archive for March 2011

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Shiny Wax Hauler at TRU – For Reals?
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 31 March 2011
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“MaterRocks” noticed it earlier today … We have been ‘fooled’ before. So, is it real? It says ‘sold in store’ but not available for store-pickup. If you want to call your local store, here are the numbers: Item #: 178617 SKU: 07E6975C UPC/EAN/ISBN: 027084744941 Thanks “MaterRocks.” UPDATE: ‘SOLD OUT’ Of course, now the big question […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2: Fan Stands Play & Display Case
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 31 March 2011
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No idea what it actually looks like … Or this? But the description is intriguing … Fan Stands Play ‘N’ Display Case Ultimate Cars fans deserve an extraordinary showroom. This detailed display case stores a whopping 40 die-cast Cars vehicles! With one quick transformation, the case goes from rolling storage to a stadium straight out […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 2: Never Say Die – Check Lane Cards Check In
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 31 March 2011
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Never say never because you not live live twice, sometimes you live thrice … we’re back, baby … So, if you can’t find the mainline card, Mr. Short Stuff is ready for action. Tweet This Post

Pop, Soda or Coke – What Part of the Country Are You From?
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Posted in Advertising, Food on 30 March 2011
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Do you call it Pop, Soda or Coke? Still an accurate map? I moved from one SODA to another SODA so that’s what I’ve always called it. 🙂 You can view the bigger map HERE. Or the state by state poll results. Looks like Canada is mostly POP except for Quebec (but of course 😉  […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Let Them Eat CARS (Officially Licensed CARS 2 Food, Of Course)
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Posted in Advertising, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 30 March 2011
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You can live, drink and eat a full CARS 2 life … Already in stores … saw this at Target – on sale, only $.96 a box for “dinner.” Yes, it looks like a blend of CARS 1 & CARs 2 artwork, probably because Kraft started printing these boxes a while back and since they […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Introducing David Hobbscap & the Art of CARS 2
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 30 March 2011
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Latest character introduction, the British race announcer, David Hobbs as David Hobbscap  … Of course, he’s a Jaguar E-Type … The 1963 Coombs Lightweight E-type hails from Royal Leamington Spa, England. Just like Hobbs, Hobbscap has 20 Le Mans starts under his belt and has retired from racing to become a broadcaster. Along with Brent […]

Upgrade Your Digital Camera Without Buying a New One – Firmware Upgrade
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Posted in Gadgets on 29 March 2011
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Yes, you can actually upgrade your digital camera’s firmware – whether you want to or feel comfortable enough is another matter … Look up your particular camera and your particular model – then read the firmware upgrade description if you feel it’s worthwhile to upgrade … for instance, if it offers only the addition of […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Game On, Man – The Board Games of CARS 2
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 March 2011
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Operation: Lightning McQueen CARS is out at the Disney resorts-theme parks & should be available online at the DisneyStores.com soon. Nice that brain removal is not one of the choices here. 🙂 And “If you hit the sides when removing the various elements, you will hear automotive sounds, not a traditional buzzer.” And from Mattel, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Expanded Universe Everything Released Complete Checklist
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 March 2011
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Yesterday we covered the complete “mainline” from 2006 to 2011 – here is the Expanded Universe CARS – Toons & Storytellers releases. Again, this is an opener checklist so “repeat” releases from the mainline are not listed here, only releases with no mainline release – for instance, Flo was only released on card with the […]

I Want a Google Map of 2,001 Movie Set Locations … Done!
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Posted in Film on 28 March 2011
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Have you ever thought, I would like to click on a Google Map of 2,001 movie set locations worldwide to see what movies were shot where … Now, just for you – DONE! Yep, just click on any dot* … What are the films shot on location in the Cayman Islands? * Not yet, these […]