Article Archive for December 2012

Disney Pixar CARS: CARS Land Rose Parade Float
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Posted in Advertising on 31 December 2012
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Spoiler alert – if you’re a rose parade fan who loves to be surprised by every float – don’t look, it’s an artist rendering of the CARS Land Rose Parade float (not to scale) … appearing on your TV or live in Pasadena tomorrow. If you’re in Pasadena, afterwards they let grab the flowers or […]

Matty Mattel: My New Year’s Resolutions
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 31 December 2012
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Better tear up last year’s list – I, Matty Gallufus Mattel vow to try real, real hard this year to stick to my New Year’s Resolutions. I resolve in 2013 to … 10) Stop punching people who come up to me and shout, “Waldo!” 09) Release every CAR on this poster or my name is […]

Disney Pixar CARS: Sweet, Sweet CARS …
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 31 December 2012
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It pays to hang a ginormous stocking – Santa brought me something extra sweet! It’s a dazzling print even if it wasn’t signed – but signed by JL & Chip – wow – woohoo! Super nice! I would run around the house holding it over my head but I wouldn’t want to trip and damage […]

Amazon Clearance: CARS, and Floaters
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 December 2012
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There’s not much in the CARS Bargain Bin this year but if you want the Barrel Blowout Track Set, hard to beat this price … And while it’s part of the Quick Changers set, the Oil Rig will fit most of the diecasts. (Elvis Rv, uh no). Buy Sal Machiani, get Mater FREE (or essentially […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Classic in Good Supply
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 December 2012
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Looks like there are plenty of Radiator Springs Classics releases on the shelf … especially N20 Cola. How many were in that last case – this TRU had like 10 … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 2 Diecast: Movie Moments – the Missing 4 2-Packs?
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 December 2012
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Based on the poster, it’s clear what 12 of the 16 Movie Moment 2-packs are for 2013. Of course 4 are out already … But the 2-packs are/were a bit of a mystery as they are simply listed as 2-Pack #1 through 2-Pack #16 … So, what are the remaining 4? Are 2 of them […]

Disneyland: Monorail With Eyes
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar on 29 December 2012
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What will they think of next? 🙂 Mandy, Mona and Manny Monorails. Mandy Monorail is blue, Mona Monorail is orange and Manny Monorail is red. I’m sure the eyes-on monorail set is coming. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Dinoco Helicopter “Returns” Review
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 29 December 2012
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The “oversized” Deluxe Dinoco Helicopter has returned …   Opener Completists can rest – he is essentially exactly the same as the last release in the oversized-deluxe-megasize lineup. The “oversized” Dinoco Helicopter replaced the singles version in the World of CARS motif series – upsizing it slightly (maybe 30%) in the then new MEGASIZE-OVERSIZED series. […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs Classic Review
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 29 December 2012
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The Radiator Springs Classic line at Toys R Us only are diecast re-releases from CARS 1. While the card alludes to “favorites” from the original CARS movie as to why these re-releases are available, some of these releases are truth in blurb writing, others merely fall into line with production going on in the other […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Cute Christmas
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 December 2012
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Dan H. & the kids celebrate CARS Christmas the right way … Two Super Chases! Santa clearly knew which case to order. He does know everything! 🙂 RRRIIIPPPPPPP!! Only 1,998 left sealed (I opened mine also … 🙂  ). The PROPER expression for opening TWO Super Chases in seconds – woohoo! Happy and Merry Christmas! […]