Article Archive for December 2011

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: First Look, Miguel Camino Crew Chief
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 December 2011
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Say Hola to Petra Cartalina, Miguel Camino’s Opel Corsa Crew Chief. Coming in a 2-pack with Miguel. NOT a Kmart exclusive, just a regular 2-pack. When? Soon? Last crew chief post.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2: Collect & Connect Puzzle Diecast Variants
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 December 2011
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The last two Collect & Connect puzzle are out. Each comes with a “exclusive” diecast car – both actually quite nice. Francesco is nice with the silver piping instead of the white plastic – it’s still plastic but nicer looking … McQueen is a step up in more ways than one. On the surface, it […]

New Saveology Deals: Muvi Camera + iTunes or Magazines $10
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Posted in Retail on 28 December 2011
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If you want a mini movie camera, here’s a nice deal on the Muvi Camera + $25 iTunes card … (This thing is actually about the size of your thumb) Or any of these mags for $10 a year … (click on the text link or the graphoc below for the full list). Tweet This […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Disney Store 15% Coupon Extended to Tonight Midnight
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Store on 28 December 2011
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If I’m reading the Disney Store 15% off Coupon Code correctly – some CARS 2 items are 65% off? Since many items are already 50% off – The COUPON CODE is: SALE15 … Takes another 15% off. A lot of the stores are empty or in short supply so it might be easier just to […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: If You Love Me, You’ll Steal Me
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 28 December 2011
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Well, it’s sort of a backhanded tribute, of the @674 movies released in the US, CARS 2 was the 6th most popular movie title search term on BitTorrent sites. So, that’s something. Beaten out only by Thor (#1), Harry Potter, Kung Fu Panda 2, Green Lantern, & Transformers 3 (in this order). ADULTS might want […]

Mattel Disney CARS 2 Diecast: CARS 2: Porto Corsa Year 1 Card Design Ending?
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 December 2011
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This is from the new Quick Changers series* … Thanks for the nice photo, “Noanat” and David V. This is from Canada but it seems likely that this is the new “London-Big Bentley” card design for “2012.” The card for the next diecast case (C) are still the Porto Corsa design so maybe as early […]

Sears and Kmart to Close 100 to 120 stores in 2012
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Posted in Sears on 27 December 2011
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  Bad news especially if you happen to have a nearby Sears of Kmart location as a toy collecting resource. No word on which stores for either store operation will be closing. We’ll post those locations once we hear from Sears Holdings what / where they are.  If you would like to know more, you […]

Disney Pixar CARS 2: Post Christmas Clearance – Not So Much (Yet)
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3, Retail on 27 December 2011
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So far, there doesn’t seem to be much available at a huge discount in stores … they are probably still assessing what they have left and the massive toy markdowns probably won’t start until next week. Target has only dropped a handful of items about 10-15%. For now, the best CLEARANCE pricing is still at […]

Mattel Disney CARS 2 Diecast: It’s Not a Puzzle That It’s a Variant McQueen
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 December 2011
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The new Collect & Connect puzzles are out – emphasis on COLLECT. Some of you might be thinking, I bought the Finish Line Frenzy GAME with a silver logo MCQueen & Silver flames … did you think the puzzle guy would let the game guy trump him by releasing the same exact car? No way […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: The First (Regular) Chase Car of CARS 2 is …
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 December 2011
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If you had your money on Radiator Springs Ramone, you win a cookie. He’s Number #29 in the numbering scheme and the first “off the grid” in the numbering scheme from the little booklet. He should be included in every case shipped. But note that with retailers cutting back and now he’s one of 24 […]