Article Archive for November 2012

Toys R Us to Expand into China
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Posted in Uncategorized on 27 November 2012
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Shoppers in China will probably be confused when everything costs 3 times as much as the US … Maybe the factory backdoor sellers can cut out that annoying middleman Mattel. πŸ™„ Via the WSJ: Toys “R” Us Inc. plans an online and bricks-and-mortar push in China, its top executive said, in a bet that a […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Lift & Launch Mack in Australia (UPDATE – Now at Mattel)
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 November 2012
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Last week when I posted on “Lift & Launch Mack,” I was thinking he seemed like a Christmas item … well, he is in Australia. Thanks for spotting this “OzzieMum” and the great photo. Is he another victim of US retailers lack of interest in most things CARS? UPDATE – Thanks for the heads up, […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: N20 Cola Radiator Springs Classic Arrives
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 November 2012
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N20 Cola, the last on the list of “Radiator Springs Classics” has arrived at TRU … Thanks for the nice photos, “Steve R.,” He also notes that, “there are more Hudson Hornets and Sheriffs than previously available on the pegs.” It seems safe to guess that this is CASE C – with only N20 Cola […]

Amazon Voucher For $1.99 Christmas MP3 Album
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Posted in Music on 26 November 2012
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While you are only restricted to one of 8 choices at $1.99, there are some great choices … If you have zero Christmas CD’s/LP’s or just want one compilation that covers about 20 of the most played Christmas songs of all time, NOW THAT’S WHAT I CHRISTMAS compilation offers that (now, I did not say […]

HTB Frosty Super Chase Contest Winner – Congrats!
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 November 2012
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And the big winner of “Hostile Takeover Banker’s” great Super Chase Frosty giveaway? “GoDodgerBlue” Congrats! Thanks for a great contest “HTB!” HTB notes, corrects and confirms things that you thought might be true about Australia (yes, looking up things on the internet was permissible). While we had a lot of fun and weird answers, ultimately, […]

Mattel & Disney Stores – CARS 2006 to 2012: The Hard to Find to the Rare …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Store, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 26 November 2012
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Frank Genovese has kindly sent along his list of the hard to find to rarest CARS (both US, international, Mattel & Disney Store). Thanks, Frank – great list! Medium Rare 1) All 3 Luigi / Guido with paint rollers cards (US, International, and Canadian/Singapore) 2) Dirt Track Doc Hudson vertical 3 pack 3) Horizontal 3 […]

Disney Store Cyber Monday Coupon Code
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Store on 25 November 2012
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Cyber Monday Coupon Code Special: 25% off $100, 20% off $75 or 15% off $50 plus Free Shipping at $75 at Disney Store with Promo Code: CYBER Prices seem about the same – they just changed it back to a coupon code. Will the CARS Frank-Tractor Tipping Set will be back online later today? ?? […]

Disney Pixar CARS: A Marvel Custom For Now …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 25 November 2012
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Jezter says … “Since Frosty is from Australia and so is Hugh Jackman, I decided to change Frosty into Wolverine.” Nice! Marvel CARS cannot be far behind … isn’t there a Finn that can shoot spider webs? πŸ™‚ Thanks Jezter!

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Movie Moments 2013 CASE A
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 November 2012
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Case A Movie Moments are arriving from the warehouses … This might be the most logical case assortment for a Movie Moment in forever … maybe ever. Each big red number indicates the number in the case. First release – Austin Littleton, Nigel’s crew chief. First release as a Movie Moment – Bruno Motoreau. Unibody […]

BTTF Biff – Tom Wilson Sings “A SciFi Convention Song”
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Posted in movies on 24 November 2012
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YouTube … Or if you’ve missed “Biff’s Song.” (apparently he gets asked about BTTF πŸ™‚Β  ).