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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:Sting addendum - the Blade … 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:SDCC 2013 - Day 5: Sunday 7/21 C2E2 - DST Minimate Panel Rustin's Spoils of the Week #207 Flippin' through Previews - … Continue reading

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A boy and his dinosaur

And now, some more OAFEry:Beasts of the Mesozoic: Tyrannosaur Series Transformers BotBots Stinkosaurus Rex & exclusive Bum Sprout reviews Beasts of the Mesozoic: Ceratopsian Series Dino Dudes The ultimate fight: bird vs. action figures!

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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:Flippin' through Previews - August '16 Flippin' Through Previews - June '11 Flippin' through Previews - July '15 Rustin's … Continue reading

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This is four different toylines

From four different companies, in fact. (via) And now, some more OAFEry:It's over 10,000! Rustin's Spoils of the Week #24 GI Joe advertises Subaru GI Joe Kre-O Zarana review GI Joe Movie Watch: Brendan Fraser's cameo

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Braun Strowman vs. a car

Today's review of the WWE Wrekkin' Slam Mobile was inspired by true events: ...or was it? That segment aired on March 11. But the set had been announced in January, and was even spotted in some stores in late February. … Continue reading

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An old-school wrestling ring birthday cake

Look at this outstanding creation! And now, some more OAFEry:'80s Childhood Royal Rumble

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Soon Forget - Madballs Blind Bags Black Out Series

This is the latest in a series (of indefinite length and regularity) of blog posts memorializing cancelled toys. Our subject today is Just Play's third series of Madballs blind bags. And now, some more OAFEry:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #23 … Continue reading

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