Buckaroo is a children’s game where you take turns and use your skill to take turns in placing small items and hooking, securing, sitting them on a mule without the mule being knocked or vibrations which can make the mule kick/trigger the spring inside and the items will be thrown off and the player loses that round of the game.
Buckaroo was always a favourite game of mine, because it included chance, anticipation and small amount of skill in which items would you pick and see if you could balance them and continue reading>>
Glo Worm was a stuffed toy released in 1982 by Hasbro Playskool arm and was aimed at young children. The Glo Worm soft worm like body contained a small battery, when squeezed the toy would light up the vinyl toys head from with a soft glow.
The toy proved very popular and a number of books, night lights and merchandise followed and continued through till 1990.
In 2005 the range received bad press when the plastic head design was found to contain phthalates within the plastic to increase continue reading>>
The iconic Simpsons series from Twentieth Century Fox celebrates its 25th anniversary this year. And it has been announced that NECA will release a limited edition range of figures, collectibles, novelty items, and apparel merchandise, based around 25 of the greatest celebrity guest stars to appear on The Simpsons.
The first figures will be available in March 2014, with further groups of five released each quarter of this year in limited numbers.
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So depending on your age you may remember Ghostbusters or must of seen at sometime the Ghostbuster films on TV, well a new range of Toys have been announced after the Marshmallow Fun Company have agreed a new deal with Sony Entertainment which allows them to feature Ghostbuster Toys in a new range.
It has been 30 years since the first Ghostbusters film back in 1984 Dan Aykroyd, Bill Murray were included in the movie where they protect New York from paranormal critters. Imdb Link
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So who would of thought the Hero that is Woody from Toy Story fame would be accused of links to possible terror links – So at Heathrow in the UK it is claimed an Airport security worker confiscated the weapon from the children’s character and then as they were told:
The parent said the toy was his son’s and they were told nothing resembling a weapon of “any size” can go through airport security.
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The one and only Disney Enterprises is being sued again, this time the issue centres around one of the characters used in the the 2010 film Toy Story 3. In the movie a villain was a fluffy purple bear called Lotso.
The naming of Lotso is the main focus of dispute for NJ based toy company Diece-Lisa Ind (DLI) – As according to them they have a licensed, patented and protected trademark line of cuddly toys named ‘Lots of Hugs’ and have held this since 1995. They claim the Lotso character in continue reading>>
KerPlunk is a popular children’s game which was first marketed by the Ideal Toy Company back in 1967. The game is made up of a plastic tube and a number of plastic straws or rods in various colors which numbered around 30 or 26 in total.
The base contained four separate numbered trays and the straws are pushed through the holes midway through the tube to form a web or criss cross lattice. Then some marbles are then placed in the top of the tube, but they are held up by the straw web.
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Hand Buzzers or to some they are called Joy Buzzers, these toys or joke toys are favourites with pranksters or when playing a joke or practical trick on someone. Hand Buzzers have been giving a jolt to victims since 1928 when they were created by a Danish inventor called Soren Sorensen Adams who went on to form a company and a novelty producer. Sorensen also came up with Sneezing Power in 1906, and also the razzberry or Whoopie Cushion, the snakes in a can, and the exploding cigar novelty toys. – So continue reading>>