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Epic sounds assemble – its a Marvel(ous) sound machine

  Inside this battery operated box of tricks are eight splendid sound-bites from the Marvel, get one, put it in your pocket, annoy and entertain yourself and others in equal amount, the utterances from inside are : Hulk’s “HULK SMASH!” Iron Man’s suit launch Captain America’s Shield Toss Spider Man’s …

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Take your Hamsters to work day

These new Happy Hamsters modular marble set systems are firmly aimed at kids but we’re openly admitting they’ll be finding space in our workplace. This deluxe set has 75 elements which come together to make a highly visual run (let the small people assist). Mix and match your track every …

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Do you expect us to talk? Ah, ok then, here’s the Playmobil DB5

What to say? Well, her are the specs, it’s out in October, will cost you around £70 which will reduce the amount you have left towards that epic Star Trek Enterprise we talked about last week. Are you a Trekkie or 007 fan – time to decide : So, one …

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Top Brit Boffin gets the Barbie treatment

Today, Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert has been honoured as a ‘Barbie Role Model’ for her work creating the Oxford vaccine. Prof Gilbert is Professor of Vaccinology at the University of Oxford and Project Leader for ChAdOx1 nCoV-19, a vaccine against the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 which is now in use in …

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It’s tricky to not press BUY – RUN DMC get the Little People treatment

What else can be said apart from buy these now, $14.99 of your heard-earned is nothing in comparison to those grins that’ll appear upon the faces who behold this fine set of figures. Featuring Joseph “Run” Simmons, Jason “Jam Master Jay” Mizell, and Darryl “D.M.C.” McDaniels all in a most …

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NERF blaster is out of sight

You know those pesky opponents who hide in dips, behind barrels, round-corners and such, what spoilsports they are. We are very gung-ho when it comes to blasting, full-steam ahead, no-mercy so thank the NERF’ing nerds at blaster HQ for this latest evolution in projectile sending technology. This NERF Rival Curve …

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Puzzles get a kick in the posterior

This past year and a half we’ve all been going puzzle/jigsaw crazy -Be gone with you dull picture based put-together-things there is a new way to play in town. Fresh from Big Potato are these, they just call them PUZZLES. Adding a little extra the designers have inserted a game …

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Playmobil going gung-ho for the Kidult cash

They’ve brought us fine looking sets celebrating Scooby Doo and Back to the Future, kidults lapped them up, how better to celebrate than announcing even more retro sets. First up new that comic book and movie character Asterix is getting the Playmobil treatment sometime in 2022, the Gaulish chap and …

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Tiny TV Classics – Scratch that nostalgic itch

Shift over vinyl figures, we’ve too many already. Our wallets grown weary with all the 18+ Creator sets of late. Time for some desktop distractions in the form of these Tony TV sets from Basic Fun. Each loaded with short-clip content from iconic shows, the first UK wave of TV …

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Crowdfunding for Star Wars beast of yesteryear

We’re fans of Hasbro and it’s new HasLab, guess plenty pieces wouldn’t make it past their internal number crunchers and ever see the light of day. Previous success have been Jabbas Sail Barge KHETTANNA backed by 10,000 pledges. So then, with these pledges in place, Hasbro are running zero risk …

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