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Sitting Idle For A Bit Here on Take5
Posted in Internet on 8 November 2019
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Greetings, Take5ers! Your Co-Founder, Tizmanian, here and it has been a long time since I climbed out of my secure bunker to say hello! We are taking some time to do some fixin’ and tweakin’ behind the scenes so pardon our dust as we dig into the toolbox and get things sorted. We will be […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: 2018 Singles Case DXV29-757R Preview
Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 7 November 2018
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While mst of these have appeared in other earlier cases, if you missed them, new singles for 2018: Shriram, Chris Roamin’, Markus Kranklzer and Sheldon Shifter. The variant unibody Mater (look for the MADE IN THAILAND notice in the legalese). New singles or card singles for 2018 – Chick Hicks with headset was a 2-pack […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Mini Racers Visual Checklist Autumn 2018
Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 5 November 2018
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Thanks “Yosemite” for the great Mini Racers Visual Checklist Autumn 2018! Most of the lower number ones are re-releases from 2017 but with a new numbering scheme. Arriving now, new singles: #35 Faregame, #36 Fishtail, #38 Metallic Cruz Ramirez, #39 Dirt Track Lightning McQueen, #42 Metallic Ramone, #43 Silver Natalie Certain, #45 Thomasville Cruz Ramirez, #46 […]

Warning…Slow Posting Ahead
Posted in Uncategorized on 7 March 2016
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Hey all you Take5ers! Tizmanian here… Just a heads up that we will be in the aisles and the warehouses for a bit so you won’t see new content for a few days. But in the interim, here are some fighting squirrels: Have a great week! ~Tizmanian MET HERE – GMAIL still temporarily borked so […]

CARS Mad Max: Fury Road Style Fun Trailer
Posted in CARS, Film on 8 June 2015
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Welcome to Monday my little road ragin’s CARS folk!

Fan Film Disney Pixar X-Wings
Posted in Film on 2 April 2015
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You gotta love the internets…

Wonder Forge Game Reviews – Pictopia: Disney Edition, Star Wars Force Grab, & Star Wars Rebel Missions
Posted in boardgames, Disney on 6 December 2014
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The good folks over at Wonder Forge games provided the Tizmanian clan three games for us to play and review. We will grab them on a Take5 Carsma scale of 1 to 5 Piston Cups with 5 being the highest. The first up:  Pictopia Pictopia is a Disney themed family trivia game that also has […]

Remix of Sounds and Sights of Tokyo By Kutiman
Posted in Uncategorized on 24 October 2013
Stats: and 5 Comments The artist Kutiman (follow him on Twitter here) was profiled in a quick post over at the great site Laughingsquid (who also happens to offer web hosting). Old school & new school mixed thru and into sights in Tokyo. Some nice Blade Runner vibe moments in there.  I’m digging this! Enjoy

Crazy update tweak causing new theme to be used for a bit
Posted in Uncategorized on 17 March 2013
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Tizmanian here: An update has caused some squirrely things to go on behind the scenes so I am using a new theme for a bit until we can determine what is going on exactly. So if you like it…awesome. If you hate it, send hate mail to Tizmanian…thank you for your patience.  

Toys R Us CEO Steps Down…Sort Of
Posted in CARS, News on 15 February 2013
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According to Reuters, the CEO of Toys R Us has stepped down but will remain as Chairman. The executive in question, Gerald Storch, is a former Target exec as well. One wonders just how much the poor stocking assortments that have appeared for Cars had to do with the decision. 🙂 This quote from the […]