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Rodent themed fairground ride disappears

Wild Mouse Blackpool Pleasure Beach

One of the most bonkers rides ever has gone, the Wild Mouse in Blackpool was utter bonkers, we used to stand and stare up at it in awe and marvel at the faces of the riders getting thrown around as they tried to tame the rodent ride. The CEO of …

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Choo Choo tune into Channel 4

The Biggest Little Railway in the World

Back in the Victorian era they tried to build a rail link from Inverness to Fort William, it was an ambitious project to dissect the highlands but the cost, practicalities and in-fighting meant it never happened – Until now. A bunch of toy train enthusiasts and Love Productions (the makers …

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Supermodel steps into Harrods

ommyXGigi Barbie Harrods Exclusive

Celebrating the time that Gigi Hadid ruled the runway and became the global brand ambassador for Tommy Hilfiger womenswear TommyXGigi Barbie has arrived on shelf. Exclusive to Harrods (online and in store at Toy Kingdom) this stylish shrunken nod to the supermodel is £89.95 and available now.

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Fraudulent Fingerlings Fears as Fake Furry Friends are Frequently Found

Fingerlings - look out for fakes

So, you’ve just snagged one of this year’s top toys for Christmas and you’re feeling pretty smug but watch out, The Fingerling in your bag may not be the real deal. Following several reports from the public, Trading Standards have issued some advice on how to spot a genuine finger …

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Thomas the Parkour Engine

What’s got six wheels, a fixed grin and has wicked sick moves? A botoxed breakdancer in roller skates? Get out of town mate, it’s Thomas The Tank Engine! You may have thought that the rail-bound hero of Sodor was out of steam but YouTubers, 5MadMovieMakers beg to differ. In this, …

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Would you ask a stranger for a Fingerling

Fingerling

The mums of Mumsnet and Facebook are seemingly in a bit of a dilemma this year. Adorable, palm-sized monkeys- The Fingerlings are one of Christmas 2017’s ‘hot toys’ but it seems mums around the country are a little hesitant to ask for them across the counter. Isadora2007 admitted to Mumsnet …

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DreamToys 2017: A dozen toys, some of them on Santa’s Nice List

Stretch Armstrong - Kind of!

Toyology’s own Toyologist and Toyminator deep dived into DreamToy’s 2017 Christmas event earlier this week. The central London event, packed out with the most sought after toys, Santa on hand (seemingly awake early from his annual nap) to guide us through the list. Surprisingly, he didn’t seem at all phased …

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Old pound coins – amnesty announced

At midnight on the 15th October, the round pound loses its legal tender status and so shops don’t have to take them any longer. The Entertainer however have stuck an amnesty in place and every one of their 140 outlets across the UK will take them until the 31st December. …

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Kangaroo, Ronaldo and Putin lookalike snaps making the rounds

So top left is the Metro (UK’s biggest read newspaper) and their take on a versus for this splendid snap of a rather beastly looking Kangaroo. Top right is how the Sun (UK’s second biggest read) took the look. We couldn;t find a “roo” that looked anything like a toy, …

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Ninjago auction is now open

lego ninjago

Get your bidding digits ready folks, eBay are raising money for Sebastian’s Action Trust with an extensive range of Ninjago LEGO up for grabs. The film by the same name has just hit the screens, we were impressed, definitely the best brick based ninja-style film we’ve ever seen. So eBay have …

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