Halloween Countdown 2017! Thirteen Days of Horror! Day VII- The Real Ghostbusters ‘Mini Traps’, Kenner, 1986.

Do you remember the days when the Kenner toy company decided that kids had been mollycoddled enough and it was time that they lost a few fingers? I give you 'Mini Traps' from The Real Ghostbusters toyline!       Now I am exaggerating a little bit when I suggested that these toys could remove …

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Jakks Pacific World of Nintendo- The Legend of Zelda Microland playsets!

There was a point in my life when I was about seven of eight when nothing would have made me happier than owning some Legend of Zelda toys. I often imagined them, what they would look like and what game features could be taken from the games and made into plastic form. I envisioned a …

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Star Wars Saturdays! Jabba Glob toy! (Vomiting Jabba the Hutt).

Sometimes I encounter a toy or a plaything that makes me really question what the hell the designers were thinking. But not this day. Ladies and gentleman, may I please introduce you to my new favourite thing in the worl:     It's Jabba Glob! There was a certain period of time in the '80s …

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Day XII, Halloween Countdown 2016! Mighty Max Trapped in Skull Mountain! Bluebird toys.

This post is up a little than intended as I was out all day yesterday. But it's here now!   This is honestly the last Mighty Max playset I will be looking at for a while. I am well aware that MM has featured heavily on this blog the last few months, but that's only …

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Day VII, Halloween Countdown 2016! WereBears plush toys!

The '80s had a pretty substantial  amount of cutesy characters that were designed to be made into toys. Care Bears and My little Pony are probably the most popular but there was a whole bunch of sweet scented, cuddly creatures. The intended market for these toys were girls, where as boys had toys that were …

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Superhero Saturdays! Marvel Superheroes ‘Quick Change Armor’ Iron Man, 1990!

1990. What a year it was! I don't remember too much of it as I was busy being a new born baby. But I'm sure it was fantastic. Being  a new born baby, I missed out on a lot of the good shit that was on the shelves in toy shops back then. I also …

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