Article Archive for January 2013

Disney Main Street Electrical Parade & Main Street Series Displays-Dioramas
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Posted in Disney on 31 January 2013
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At Disneyland, “Robert Olszewski who will be on hand for a special appearance and signing for the launch of his newest release, the fifth and final installment of the Main Street Electrical Parade series, To Honor America, featuring the American bald eagle and American flag. A special plaque will be adhered to the bottom of […]

Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS: Convoy Brother Photos
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 31 January 2013
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I forgot that Mariela P. & Julia B. were kind enough to represent T5 for the opening of the Petersen Museum CARS exhibit and took some great photos … including the prototypes of the Convoy Brothers … And good news, they are not mucho mondo plastic but LOTS and LOTS of zinc! We can thank […]

It’s Really An Ant Planet
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Posted in Internet on 30 January 2013
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In case you’re wondering why you can never get rid of the pesky ants … here’s what some of them underground complexes look like … You can check out Core77 and how he makes these molds. And apparently molten aluminum down ant holes is a solid way to kill them plus you get a nice […]

Mattel Disney Toon PLANES: Micro Drifter Sized Also …
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar, Disney Planes on 30 January 2013
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Well, Mattel is certainly convinced you love Micro Drifters and PLANES as the PLANES launch will also feature Micro Drifters … No photos yet but you can essentially imagine PLANES as Micro Drifters – Target will get exclusive 3-packs … there is also a launcher playset … Up & up and away …. aargghhsstuck in […]

Limited Edition VW Toaster
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Posted in Food on 29 January 2013
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Pretty cool – Japan limited edition VW toaster – free with purchase of a VW. And toaster cover that looks like the camper top – sweet! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons: Walmart 3-Packs
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Disney Planes, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Planes Diecast on 29 January 2013
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We still don’t have the complete info yet such as when they are arriving but the Toons 3-packs are Walmart exclusives and they are $15.97. One of the 3-packs is called THE CONCERT so it seems pretty likely it will include 3 TOON CARS from HEAVY METAL MATER – probably Heavy Metal Mater, Heavy Metal […]

Pinewood Derby – One of a Kind Finn
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS 3 on 28 January 2013
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I guess Lorri R. & family were feeling bad that much hate was directed at Finny McMissile so she & they decided to build an extra cool pinewood derby version! Of course, they pretty much know what they are doing – last year’s was the extra cool Jeff Gorvette … Good luck! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Diecast + Micro Drifter = Airport & Theme Park Pricing
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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 January 2013
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I do not hate the Micro Drifters but I think the “normal” pricing on them will be their death knell – $6 for 3 is at the far end of pricing that will garner much interest … they should have been a 2-pack for $1.99 or if you’re going to do $6 at retail, the […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Diecast: Race Day Fan 4-Pack Box Arrives in Australia
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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 January 2013
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It was hard to tell if these were still coming but it looks like 2 new 4-packs have arrived in Australia at Kmart. Thanks for the great photos and heads up “OzzieMum.” It looks like in Australia they are not a Target exclusive but here in the US, they still continue to be. This set […]

TakeFiveADay Forums: Issues
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Posted in Internet on 26 January 2013
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Apparently some people having problems with the forums, we still working on trying to get to the root of the problem as not everyone is affected. One problem some people have is that they cannot send new PM’s. One thing to try is to click on the BUDDY LIST (even if it’s blank) – then […]