Star Wars Saturdays! Galactic Heroes ‘Echo Base Encounter’ and ‘Endor Adventure’ Playsets from Playskool, Hasbro!

  Okay, so it's Sunday, not Saturday. But I started this post on Saturday but felt too ill to finish it, so I'm finishing it today. It's still Star Wars Saturdays though! I mentioned in my Christmas haul post the other day that I planned on doing a Star Wars Saturdays looking at some Galactic …

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My Christmas Haul 2017!

I haven't given Christmas any attention on here this year as I've just been so damn busy visiting family in England and stuff. I don't think I gave it much attention last year either which feels like a personal failure as it's definitely one of my favourite times of the year. Regardless of my failings, …

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Star Wars Saturdays! Five ’90s Star Wars Action Figures of Questionable Design!

Most people I know seem glad that they lived through their childhood at the time that they did. Star Wars has been a part of many peoples childhoods, and even today it is still a huge part of many kids lives throughout the world.  I've spoken to people who were kids back in the seventies …

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A ‘Pokémon the Movie: I Choose You’ Rant and European Exclusive Pokémon Candy Figures from the ’90s!

I've been on a bit of a Pokémon trip of late, after we went to the cinema to see the new Pokémon movie (I Choose You). I had very mixed feelings on it. I disliked how it completely shat on existing continuity, by retelling stories from the original '90s cartoons but replacing fan favourite characters …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror Finale! Day XIII- Pocket Shockers Manic Mansion Playset! Oozing Slime, Trapdoors and Moving Bookcases!

A year ago when I first looked at Pocket Shockers, I said I was going to try and get hold of the Manic Mansion playset that I remembered owning as a kid. Well, it took a fair amount of time, but after much patience and scouring eBay, I was finally in ownership of this absolute …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day XII- Transforming Mohawk Mogwai/Gremlin Plush!

I really like things that transform into something else. I covered a WereBear last year that I had fond memories of as a kid, and loved how it could either be something cute or something a bit scary. In the early nineties, Hornby (known for their model railway toys) released a series of plush toys …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day XI- Pocket Shockers ‘Cobra Combat’, ‘Demons Trap’ and ‘Hot Coals’ playsets! (Vivid Imaginations, 1994).

My scheduling has been a bit shitty the last few days. I was late putting up yesterdays post and I think the one the day before. I'm furiously typing this to try and get it out before 12AM (it's currently 23.28AM). I had some technical problems with the site yesterday, and today we decided to …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day X- Mini Boglins!

Boglins made an appearance on here last year in the form of this large hand-puppet Boglin. When I was puzzling over what to cover on this years Halloween Countdown, I received a package off a friend which contained an array of interesting things (some of which I shall be looking at in future). Most notable …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day IX- Ghostbusters ‘Classics’ figures from Mattel!

Here in the UK there is a chain of discount stores called Home Bargains that sometimes sell really interesting things at pretty good prices. When I say 'interesting', I mean toys. There's always a buzz in groups on Facebook when a particularly desirable 'thing' arrives in, and reports on what stores are selling the certain …

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Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day VIII- Mighty Max ‘Tangles with Lockjaw’ Horror Head Playset, Bluebird Toys, 1993!

It was gonna happen. That time when I start to think, "Hmm, what do I own that is spooky?" and then I remember I haven't done a Mighty Max post yet. I think anyone who has visited this site before should be somewhat familiar with Mighty Max by now. Essentially Mighty Max was Polly Pocket …

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