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:The biggest properties of the '80s '80s Childhood Royal Rumble … 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:Mad Max: Fury Road Mystery Minis - Nux review Rustin's Spoils of the Week #163 Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Jessie Anderson (In Memorium) Walking Dead Mystery Minis: Morgan Jones, Bob Stookey, Sasha Williams … 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:Rustin's Spoils of the Week #137 "Secret Wars: Star-Lord and Kitty Pryde" #1 variant Custom Ant-Man helmet Rustin's Spoils of the Week #69 Minimate Mini-Review … Continue reading

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Toys "R" Us: Employees Deserve Severance Pay

Remember how TRU's workers are getting screwed out of their promised severance, while the chain's executives are getting big bonuses? Someone has started a petition to draw attention to this fact. Will a successful petition really get Bain, Vornado, and … Continue reading

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Handheld gaming at Toys R Us

You remember Will West, right? He's the one who told you about TRU's "Bump Up Program" and what a "Roto Hold" was. He's definitely a friend of the site. Will discusses nerdy things on his own site every Friday, so … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #351 - Spider Sense Peter Parker & Chameleon

#351 - Spider Sense Peter Parker/Chameleon Full confession: right now, I'm wishing we'd reviewed one fewer Minimates set somewhere along the way, so that this one would get to be #350. And now, some more OAFEry:C2E2 2017 Rustin's Spoils of … Continue reading

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