Category Archives: TRU

Reminder: it's Toys for Tots time

And now, some more OAFEry:Universal Monsters Mystery Minis - black and white Dracula exclusive review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #120 Flippin' through Previews - May '13 Universal Select Mummy addendum Flippin' through Previews - April '14

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Transformers BotBots Mucker Von Diggs exclusive review

Remember when we told you that between Series 1 and Series 2 of the Transformers BotBots, there was a bonus series featuring two new tribes? Batter Splatter was from one of them - the Bakery Bytes - and today we've … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots Batter Splatter exclusive review

New year, new faction! Well, technically an old faction - between Series 1 and Series 2 of the Transformers BotBots, there was a bonus series, featuring two new tribes, one of which was the Bakery Bytes. "Series 1½" was intended … Continue reading

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A tour of Toys R Us in 1991

Okay, not so much a "tour" as a random collection of footage from the day before Thanksgiving: And now, some more OAFEry:Transformers BotBots Tamale Mal review Eagle Force Returns Flippin' through Previews - July '14 The type of face men … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #399 - Hooded Michonne & Gabe & Crawling Zombie

#399 - Hooded Michonne/Gabe/Crawling Zombie And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: Hero Mashers Monsters Marvel Zombies Mystery Minis - Hulk review Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Teddy Bear Walker review Minimate Mini-Review #210 - Eugene Porter & Emaciated Zombie Flippin' Through … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots Inky Inkerson & Reci P. Cooker exclusive reviews

Hasbro brought a Transformers BotBots exclusive with them to San Diego Comic-Con last year: the "Con Crew" set, which featured 'bots from three different factions: the Line League, the Fantastic Fuelers, and the Meet n' Greets. And now, some more … Continue reading

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Todds R Us

With the help of some shelves and signage, fan Todd Olexo has turned his basement display into a re-creation of Toys "Я" Us through the ages: And now, some more OAFEry:TMNT movie Foot Soldier addendum Toys spark joy Rustin's Spoils … Continue reading

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TRU coming back from the grave

Allegedly. Rumors have surfaced today that the companies who own the remnants of the Toys "Я" Us brand are attempting to bring stores back in time for Christmas this year. While no one from TRU has confirmed the rumor, at … Continue reading

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Disney Afternoon Mystery Minis - Darkwing Duck review

Let's get dangerous! And now, some more OAFEry:Venom Mystery Minis - Venomized Groot review Fallout 4 Mystery Minis - Mr. Handy review Horizon Zero Dawn Mystery Minis - Bellowback review Best of Bethesda Mystery Minis - The Keeper review Rick … Continue reading

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Transformers BotBots Stinkosaurus Rex & exclusive Bum Sprout reviews

The Transformers BotBots are divided into eight teams, based on what store in the mall they hail from. For instance, there are two bathroom supply stores, both bringing us the members of the Toilet Troop; the one upstairs on Level … Continue reading

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