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Action Force: Sgt. Slaughter review

As mentioned, the bio in today's GI Joe Classified Sgt. Slaughter review was not actually about that figure; we took it from the back of this toy's box. Fortunately, that was only the first half; here's the second: And now, … Continue reading

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The "T" stands for "Tape Measure"

And now, some more OAFEry:The evolution of an idea Goldberg addendum When toys could make you immortal '80s Childhood Royal Rumble Soon Forget - Madballs Blind Bags Black Out Series

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So it'd be $7.50 for a half Cogan, then?

And now, some more OAFEry:yo - who wants a free toy? Serpentor addendum Sting addendum - the Blade Runners Braun Strowman vs. a car An old-school wrestling ring birthday cake

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At ease, disease! Sgt. Slaughter has re-enlisted!

Bob Remus has apparently signed a multi-year deal with Hasbro that will see the beloved Sgt. Slaughter return to the GI Joe brand, including appearing in the Classified line. According to the Sarge himself, the WWF's refusal to let him … Continue reading

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The Princess Bride: Fezzik addendum

Today's review of Fezzik the Giant from The Princess Bride commented on how poor the likeness was. Here, using the exact shot from the back of the packaging, is a comparison: And now, some more OAFEry:Soon Forget: the Gobbledy Gooker … Continue reading

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"They Live" addendum

Today's review said that John Carpenter's They Live was based on the 1963 short story "Eight O'Clock in the Morning," which you can read here or have read to you as an audiobook here. But that isn't the only inspiration. … Continue reading

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Gonna tell my kids this was Jurassic Express

That could easily be Jungle Boy and Luchasaurus, couldn't it? (By artist EJ Su.) And now, some more OAFEry:Flippin' through Previews - April '14 ATFC '13 - Day 2: Bandai Rustin's Spoils of the Week #137 Godzilla vs. The Transformers … Continue reading

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A boy and his dinosaur

And now, some more OAFEry:Dino Dudes The ultimate fight: bird vs. action figures! Tag yourself - I'm "Jayko Cards Circus" Happy Mother's Day Transformers BotBots Stinkosaurus Rex & exclusive Bum Sprout reviews

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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:Danceformers - More than Meets the Bye (Bye Bye) Everything Great About The Last Jedi A Rose By Any … Continue reading

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This is four different toylines

From four different companies, in fact. (via) And now, some more OAFEry:GI Joe meets John Carpenter Yo Joe! A Real American Hip-Hop Musical BotCon box set part 6 - Motormaster Flippin' Through Previews - February '11 Star Trek: The (Stop-)Motion … Continue reading

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