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Tomy Games leaflet

Tomy Games leaflet

Sometimes it’s the really small things that get me excited. Here’s a really small Tomy leaflet that I found on eBay. This thing is about the size of a credit card when you fold it up but it folds out into six times the size…

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Tomytronic 3D

Name: Tomytronic 3D Manufacturer: Tomy Year: 1983 Country of origin: Japan Category: Toys & Games Tags: Tomy Notes: I still think these Tomytronic 3D games are so cool. The design makes you feel like you’re some kind of a cyborg when you’re playing the game….

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Tomy Games leaflet

Great Tomy Games leaflet here with some classic games like Waterfuls, Kong Man, Screwball Scramble, Pocketeers, Super Cup Football and Turnin’ Turbo Dashboard. Quite a small leaflet when folded up. About 6cm wide.

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Are Movie Awards Ceremonies Outdated?

Are Movie Awards Ceremonies Outdated?

After all the controversy in recent years regarding the lack of diversity and choice of presenters (or lack thereof) for movie awards ceremonies, in addition to the gradual rise of original movies produced by up-and-coming and existing streaming giants, the question on many people’s lips…

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This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

This 1984 Toymaster Christmas catalogue is jam packed with awesomeness

Anyone who knows me, knows that I love a good catalogue. Particularly a toy catalogue and especially a Christmas toy catalogue. I’ve got possibly the biggest online collection, and one of the biggest physical collections, of Argos catalogues. I just love them. I think old…

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These Smurf and Poker Pocketeers kept me busy as a child

These Smurf and Poker Pocketeers kept me busy as a child

Tomy’s Pocketeers were a thing of genius. I believe the bulk of them were produced between 1975 and 1978 although several more were made into the 80s too. They really were a great idea. Unlike many devices that bore the name ‘pocket’ (Pocket Simon I’m…

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Some of the best retro toys and gadgets for road trips

Some of the best retro toys and gadgets for road trips

I love a good road trip. The feeling of freedom from the open road. The hours watching the world go by. The excitement of travelling towards a new destination. There really is something cool to me about a journey where you are in control of…

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My Thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War

My Thoughts on Avengers: Infinity War

SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! SPOILERS BELOW!!!!! I finally got to see Avengers: Infinity War. It felt like an infinity (sorry) as loads of people I knew had already seen it and I hadn’t…

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My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

My mixed feelings about the Ready Player One movie

**************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** **************** SPOILER WARNING **************** When I walked out of the cinema having just watched Ready Player One I had mixed feelings. I’ve read the book twice and the film is very different from the book. It’s a…

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Guns N’ Roses Week – Axl & Izzy

Guns N’ Roses Week – Axl & Izzy

It was never my intention in #GnRWeek to actually do full band member blog post profiles. It just turns out that I read three autobiographies of the original lineup and now it feels strange not writing anything about Axl and Izzy just because they haven’t…

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