Category Archives: TRU

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:Cracked.com talks toys Spoilers on toys Minimate Mini-Review #353 - Iron Man Mark 47 & Happy Hogan Minimate Mini-Review #32 - Battle Damage Spider-Man & Sandman ASM … 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 #344 - Carrion & Scarlet Spider Rustin's Spoils of the Week #201 What does the GI Joe 2 delay mean for toys? Lights, … 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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An elegy for Toys R Us

With the news that Toys Я Us will soon be closing, Matt of X-Entertainment/Dinosaur Dracula fame waxed poetic on his history with the store. Since entertainment journalism these days is just copying people's Tweets, we'll do that. Here's what he … Continue reading

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Minimate Mini-Review #360 - Spider Sense Peter Parker & Chameleon

#360 - Spider Sense Peter Parker/Chameleon Full confession: right now, I'm wishing we'd reviewed ten fewer Minimates sets somewhere along the way, so that this one would get to be #350. And now, some more OAFEry:Minimate Mini-Review #105 - Six-Armed … Continue reading

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