Category Archives: TRU

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:Flippin' through Previews - February '12 Minimate Mini-Review #257 - … 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:Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Carl Science Fiction Mystery Minis - Lootcrate Mal Reynolds exclusive & Jayne Cobb Science Fiction Mystery Minis - Alien & Predator Flippin' through Previews - June '15 Walking Dead … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #365 - Holographic Iron Man & Madame Masque

#365 - Holographic Iron Man/Madame Masque And now, some more OAFEry:Infinity War trailer made with toys Flippin' Through Previews - February '11 Minimate Mini-Review #88 - Mark IV Iron Man & Whiplash Do 7-Year-Olds Want to be a Geriatric College … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #364 - Sinister Six Iron Spider & Sinister Six The Spot

#364 - Sinister Six Iron Spider/Sinister Six The Spot And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' Through Previews - April '07 What the heck is going on at Target? Toys spark joy Flippin' through Previews - September '11 Rustin's Spoils of the … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #363 - Marvel NOW! Cyclops & Marvel NOW! Rogue

Not all heroes wear capes. Well, technically, almost no Marvel heroes wear capes (Thor, Vision, Sentry... a couple others?), but that's not what we're talking about. No, we're referring to the fact that these Minimates were supposed to be a … Continue reading

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Two-- no, THREE surprising pieces of Toys "R" Us news

First, The Washington Post reported that two of the three owners of TRU have set aside money to give the ex-workers severance pay: Bain Capital and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts - two of the three firms that bought Toys R Us … Continue reading

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A quick look at the Toys "R" Us website

From someone on Twitter: I just saw this and I swear I cried. I don't think it's really hit me, even though I got to visit my childhood TRU. This just wrecked me. "Thanks to each of you who shared … Continue reading

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Selectively stocking at Toys "Я" Us

ᶜᵃⁿ ᴵ ᵍᵉᵗ ᵘʰʰʰʰ... pic.twitter.com/JGCqdm5nyg — OAFEnet (@OAFE) May 20, 2018 And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #327 - Zenpool & Messiah Complex Cable Minimate Mini-Review #116 - Fantomex & Mr. Negative Minimate Mini-Review #108 - Danger Room Wolverine & … Continue reading

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