Article Archive for January 2015

Disney Pixar CARS: Disney Store Icy Francesco
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Store on 31 January 2015
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The Disney Stores are launching their own Ice Racers … There are some new diecasts including a metallic LM. Thanks for the heads up “infiniti mcqueen” and “John H.” Tweet This Post

If You Think You’re in Shape – You Might Be Wrong
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Posted in Internet on 31 January 2015
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Apparently this is how you use the pull-up bar at the gym … I’ve walked by it many times, now I know … Tweet This Post

Nat Geo-Disney Then & Now Photo Contest
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Posted in Disney, Disney Pixar on 30 January 2015
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Nat Geo/Disney is having a fun Disneyland/Disney World photo contest. Remember walking down Main Street U.S.A. or singing “it’s a small world” in the Magic Kingdom Park with your kids? Wouldn’t it be great to make new memories with them and your grandkids? Submit a “then” photo of a past Disney Park visit and you […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 1st Target 4-Pack 2015 – Betting On Raoul
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 30 January 2015
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The first Target-only 4-pack of 2015 is out/coming … Well, not technically available – says OOS online but you can search if your store has it in stock … it’s on the store shelf in Cedar Rapids so good luck! Only $18.99! • Vehicles feature huge character variety and authentic styling • Perfect for gifting! […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Playset Launcher Winner!
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 January 2015
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Congrats DJ! WINNER of our Piston Cup Pit Stop (Play & Race) Launcher. Drop us a note with your address – metroxing (at) gmail.com – Congrats! Thanks mattel for the prize! Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Tractor Tippin’ Play & Race Launcher + CONTEST!
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 January 2015
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This Tractor Tippin’ Play & Race is another launcher that is part of the story sets playsets. It’s unassembled but unlike the others, no stickers to attach. Whew! Cute display. With 1:55 Mattel diecast Mater (not included). Or a display for your Mattel 1:55 Tractors – plus the included plastic one. VIDEO of launch. I […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2015 Themes Recap, Part 2
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 January 2015
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The Mattel Disney Pixar CARS diecasts for 2015 continue the Themes design/motif. So far, the releases have all been diecasts already released, though there are some variants and some NEW as singles (previously in box sets) … Part 1 is HERE. There are 9 releases listed for the Race Fans series, 5 are shown. Jay […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2015 Themes Recap, Part 1
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 28 January 2015
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The Mattel Disney Pixar CARS diecasts for 2015 continue the Themes design/motif. So far, the releases have all been diecasts already released, though there are some variants and some NEW as singles (previously in box sets) … There are 8 CARS in “95 Pit Crew.” 3 shown here leaving 5 unknown. There are also 8 […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Themes Singles 2015 First Case
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 January 2015
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The remaining singles in the first case of 2015 singles (CASE P). Radiator Springs Theme brings back common townie re-releases. No changes from this current era (2013 to today) … though it should be noted that Mater in 2014 lost his raised & painted eyebrows, now just a flat windshield with “painted” brown eyebrows. The […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Themes Singles 2015 New & Variants
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 27 January 2015
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The first case of singles for 2015 are out – continuing the Themes concept … it’s a nice upgrade, extending the graphic to full size makes much more sense and it’s nicely dynamic looking. It is CASE P – continuing the new tradition of not starting on CASE A until a few cases have been […]