Happy New Year and Welcome Back to the Toybox! Today’s Discussion – Your Favorite Puzzle January 29th was National Puzzle Day. We are opening up the Toybox to discuss your favorite puzzles. One of the many past times during the … Continue reading The Toybox is a Bit Puzzled
Last year, I posted a thread about the Toys that Made You Who You Are. This year, the question I pose to the Avocado is – What was your Favorite Gift /Present You Received Over the Holidays? One Christmas morning, … Continue reading Your Favorite Holiday Gift/Present
Welcome to this month’s edition of the Toybox! Today we open up the Toybox to discuss your favorite Happy Meal Toys! When I was younger, my mom would take my brother and sister and I to the mall on Saturday … Continue reading The Toybox is a Happy Place
Good afternoon and welcome to the Toybox! Today we open up to the Toybox to discuss The Ghostbusters. The 1980s and early 1990s were a great time for the Paranormal Pals. Action figures based on the live-action movies and the … Continue reading The Toybox Gets a Call From the Ghostbusters
Good morning and welcome to the Toybox. Today we open up the Toybox to discuss your favorite Horror Themed Playset. My last trip to visit home was in September. One of my favorite places to visit while at home is … Continue reading The Toybox – Your Favorite Horror Themed Playset
Good morning! Today we are opening up the Toybox to discuss the Funko line of collectible figures. The Funko line of action figures and collectibles include – Dorbz, Pops, Plushes, Mystery Minis, Keychains, Soda, and Cereal. Are you a Funko … Continue reading The Toybox Brings the Funk(o)
Our discussions here at the Toybox have been about the toys and action figures we had growing up and the ones we missed out on. Today’s Toybox Discussion is about the Toys You Wish They Made Maybe there was a … Continue reading Wish Upon the Toybox
If you know anything about me, you know I love comic books and action figures. If you have a keen eye, you may have seen Open Threads dedicated to characters from the cartoon He-Man and the Masters of the Universe. … Continue reading The Toybox HAS THE POWER!
During the Comic Book Challenge, we discussed the 1980s Event Secret Wars. During the discussion, we started talking about the Secret Wars toyline and the action figures we had when we were younger. I remember having Wolverine and Iron Man. … Continue reading The Toybox Has A Secret
This Memorial Day weekend, let’s take a look back at the Hasbro toyline – G.I. JOE! Since 1964, G.I. Joe has been a part of many children’s childhoods. In the 1980s, I first found out about G.I. Joe thanks to … Continue reading The Toybox Salutes A Real American Hero
Welcome back to the Toybox! I decided to dust this thread off and revive it, instead of it being sent to the archives. Today’s Toybox is dedicated to the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. I picked up the original Teenage Mutant … Continue reading The Toybox is Running on Turtle Power
There is no copyright infringement meant with this thread. What were the toys you received for the holidays that had a major impact on your childhood? What toys did you have when you were little that you wish you still … Continue reading The Toys That Made You Who You Are
Used to be a time when the entire Kid Year revolved around the Sears Wishbook, which always had page after page of toys that were available through the now defunct department store chain. The Wishbook was released around September, usually … Continue reading The Toybox: The Sears Christmas Wishbook
I have to admit that the day is getting to me, so I figured I’d try to cheer myself up a bit. And what better way to do that than with action figure chit-chat! Anyway, over the years I have … Continue reading The Toybox: Batmen
I was at Value Village the other day (a chain thrift store that is full of used clothing, vhs and dvd collections, old lamps and broken toys and electronics). It’s close to my work and I usually pop in on … Continue reading The Toybox: Role Play and Prop Items
Bumblebee being a good movie has made me less embarrassed to admit that I really love Transformers. Michael Bay’s movies somehow managed to make a shitty cartoon from the 80s designed to sell toys seem LESS sophisticated and more of … Continue reading The Toybox: The Transformers Thread
Let’s talk toys again! I thought for sure that someone would take up the mantle of the Toybox once I was buried in a shitstorm of work for several months. I didn’t trust myself to stay on task, and so … Continue reading Toybox: Resurrected from the Dead!
It’s been a while since I posted a Toybox (been busy, you see), but I figured I’d just go ahead and post it while I avoid working this morning (it is Friday after all). The thread is open for any … Continue reading The Toybox: Friday Edition
For me, it was all about the Star Wars: http://rebelscum.com/2018-San-Diego-Comic-Con/2018-san-diego-comic-con-hasbro-star-wars-panel-reveal-images/ I’m really digging the cheapo cardboard Solo environments. I know my five year old son would get a lot of play value out of that kind of thing. And the … Continue reading The Toybox: San Diego Comic Con Edition
Have at it: what have you picked up lately? What are you looking forward to? Any nostalgic favourites that you’d like to hunt down? Continue reading The Toybox: Toy and Action Figure Discussion
No framing topic for today, just talk about toys! But for shits and giggles, here’s my pride and joy of toy collecting…the small and mighty Rocketeer display! The Betty is a custom figure, and I wish the Gee Bee was … Continue reading The Toybox: talk about toys!