Monthly Archives: January 2008

OAFEnet Update for Thursday, January 31

All you need is an OAFEnet Email Update and a dream. If you've seen the new banner at the top of all our pages this week, you'll know that we're giving away free toys. If you haven't seen it, well, … Continue reading

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GI Joe Movie Watch: A trio of leaders

Our last GI Joe movie watch involved news from Variety, and so does today's. As the title suggests, we have three new leaders: two good and one evil. And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe Classified Series packaging GI Joe Movie … Continue reading

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Rhymes with orange

In today's review of Masterpiece Megatron, yo mentioned that US law meant anyone importing MP-05 would need to give it an orange safety tip. Here's the actual specs: Sec. 1150.2 Prohibitions. No person shall manufacture, enter into commerce, ship, transport, … Continue reading

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This week in comicshops - 01/30

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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Look at what Shocker Toys has done now!

Okay, so when Shocker Toys announced announced their plans for an Indie Spotlight line, we compared them to vaporware - a comparison that seemed especially true when they started losing licenses to ToyBiz and showed off unimpressive prototypes. Well, if … Continue reading

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Fox Sports Robot giveaway

Okay, so we're giving away the Fox Sports Robot, and it's easy to enter the contest:

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, January 24

Created by a time paradox, it's the OAFEnet Email Update.

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This week in comicshops - 01/23

Find out what toy-related items you can get at your local comicshop this Wednesday.

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OAFEnet Update for Thursday, January 17

Bucking the trend, the OAFEnet Email Update *cannot* fit in a manilla envelope.

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Retro-view: Soaron Sky Sentry

We all remember the "big" 1980s toylines, like Masters of the Universe or GI Joe, but there were dozens (if not hundreds) of other, smaller, lines that filled our toyboxes. Things that are more obscure today, things that perhaps you'd … Continue reading

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