Wednesday, 28 July 2010

Bumblebee Arm Blaster

Ooh, it's a good day today as I just had a huge box turn up containing my Bumblebee arm blaster thing! Not really a transformer, more a big gun that makes lots of noises. It's a tad small for my hand, but the sounds a fantastic. Now I can annoy the misses by making transformation noise around the house.

I found this clip on you tube, shows the sounds off nicely.

This really is very noisy, not just the sounds but it sort of cranks when you pull the funnel back. It is not the sort of toy you are meant to be play with quietly.

Supposed to retail for £39.99 which is way to much. I picked this up for £10 on ebay which is a much better price.

Monday, 26 July 2010

Ohh, new toy shop!!

How exciting, and new toy shop in Weston Super Mare. Well, it's not new, but it has moved to a bigger store and they have much more stuff on show now. And that makes it a new store in my eyes. M.T Games and DVD exchange.

If you look on googles maps you can see it was not there last year:

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it was some mobility shop. Anyway, what I like about this shop is that it is one of the few place that sells loose vintage figures. Check out the images to see what I mean. The only other place I know that sells loose figures is also in Weston, so there are now two reasons to go there. Woohoo.

The prices in my mind are a little high at £2.99 per loose figure, but there were some in the pile that would be worth that. The also had bags of modern weapons and parts priced at £1.99 and some of these were very tempting as they had some good items in them. Next time...

Banksy Stormtrooper???

Just been on a trip to Toys R us at Cribbs Causeway near Bristol, and walked past a work in progress Halfords store. On the boards that stop you getting in a stealing all the tools someone has sprayed this stencil. I'm guessing this is not Banksy, but they have certainly taken his ideas.

Friday, 23 July 2010

Darth Vader falling on hard times

Darth Vader robbed a bank. Looks like the mortgage payments on the second death star caught up with him. Read the full article on the Daily mail site.