Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Wacky Action Rock ‘N Roll Michaelangelo action figure!

I loved and still love Ninja Turtles. It is such a weird combination, get some turtles, make 'em mutated ones that are roughly the size of humans and who can talk. And make 'em ninjas as well. What part of that isn't the best thing ever? I had quite a few Turtles toys as a …

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Vintage Star Wars! The first 12 Kenner figures from 1978!

Not that long  ago and not terribly far away, Star Wars wasn't the massive iconic thing it is now. You could go to any toy shop in this day and age and you will probably find Star Wars toys somewhere on their shelves and even toys for upcoming Star Wars movies, months before the new …

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Video game Retrosp’egg’tive, The Dizzy Series!

I wasn’t a very modern kid growing up. When my friends were all playing on their Super Nintendos or Sony PlayStations in the 90s, I was still playing on my Gameboy or my parents  Amstrad computer. A lot of the titles for the Amstrad and  other home computer systems of the time like the ZX …

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Cereal box freebies! Nestle ‘Playstation Action Heroes’ toys from 2001!

There aren't many establishments that I have been (soberly) ejected from, but I distinctly remember that as a kid I was threatened of being kicked out of the local super market by a security guard. Why? Was it for stealing sweeties or some other heinous crime? No. I was opening the tops of the cardboard …

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Video game Retrospectives! The first three Metroid games. NES, Gameboy and SNES!

I like to play retro games as they usually aren't quite so 'heavy' as modern games. They don't demand a  huge amount of time or effort to be put into them. You  could easily pop Super Mario Bros. on for an hour and a half and finish it. A lot of games from the 8 …

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Opening packets of alien Pogs from 1995, and Star Wars Tazos!

I used to think it was strange the things that kids from times gone by used to play with. Like hitting a hoop with a stick for example. What person thought, "Christmas is coming up, I want 20,000 sticks and hoops on shelves by September! Every kid is going to want Santa to bring one …

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5 Random Video Game action figures!

Probably to my girlfriends dismay, I acquire a lot of crap. I make that sound like it just appears and I shrug my shoulders and go about trying to find a space for it. This isn't the case so I should probably rephrase my previous statement. I willingly purchase a lot of crap. I obviously …

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The Toy Box! A delve into an 1980’s filled mystery box!

Firstly I should state that I am not sponsored by The Toy Box, I just have a big appreciation for old toys. I have probably mentioned before, but in the 1990's hitting up carboot sales, charity shops and collector fairs it was easy to pick up lots of awesome toys from the 70's and 80's. …

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’90s Mighty Morphin Power Rangers ‘Auto Morphin’ action figures!

My memory is pretty darn good regarding unimportant stuff from back when I was a kid. But I don't remember if I saw the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers TV show before or after I owned these toys . I probably did watch the show first.  I  remember watching the show  with my cousin, but I …

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