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The 1994 Toys “R” Us Big Toy Book!

I was a high school sophomore when this particular catalog came out, more into graphic novels and Nirvana t-shirts than action figures. A guide to helping you raise the kind of person you’d like to know. That exact reissue of The Legend of Zeldafor example, routinely sells for over bucks.

Rebecca Pahle writes at The Mary Sue: Vac-Man was part of that brief Stretch Armstrong revival, and easily the best part of it.

A good crayon session could last for hours, and I loved knowing that I had that to look forward to once I got bored with my other gifts. With Gorzak, you could introduce crazy kaiju shit to your G. Toysru recognize that the decision is at least partly commercial.

If both girls and boys in Sweden like to play with a toy kitchen, then we want to reflect this pattern,” retail marketing director Thomas Meng said in the statement. It was like an insurance policy that covered me in the event that I plowed through my new video games too quickly. The agency upheld the complaint, calling the catalog “narrow-minded” and “degrading to both genders,” according to Cwtalogo Local. In The Telegraph, Thomas Pascoe is less impressed.


Look at those prices, and then compare them to what sealed versions of those same games sell for today. A certain young gender-equality advocate might be interested to note that the game “Guess Who? You can see the full catalog online here. Toys from the Consumers Catalog!

Plastic desks, stunted easels, hot pink briefcases, you name it. This year, a Swedish toy catalog is making headlines for using photographs that challenge traditional gender roles in contrast to some images used by U.

Our Favorite Fashion Finds of I never owned this Super Art Desk specifically, but Crayola made tons of like-styled sets. Below are eight highlights from the Big Toy Book. More on Dino Drac While technically existing under the Micro Machines umbrella, this was very much its own line.

A page with musical instrument toys shows a girl playing on a pink keyboard and a boy playing on a red and black one — as well as girls and boys using karaoke sets with similar color schemes. Toys from the JCPenney Catalog!

I find it hard to believe many little girls grow up wanting to shoot people. Swedish customers appreciate this new approach.

News Politics Entertainment Communities. This make-believe may salve the conscience of the Left, but it does society a great deal of harm, both here and there. Christmastime is almost here — and with it, Christmas catalogs. For example, a page advertising costumes appears to show a boy in a Batman outfit and girls in dresses including several dressed as princesses. Thanks for reading, and yes, you can expect more reviews of old toy catalogs between now and Christmas!


This time around, the catalog has been well-received. By then, the Big Toy Book was far and away the most important holiday catalog nvaidad there, taking the top spot from the Sears Wish Book and never looking back. The Montgomery Ward Xmas Catalog!

Opinion HuffPost Personal Videos. Or cataolgo a kid, anyway. It was as if all of the toys in this catalog drew matchsticks. The Big Toy Book was mostly filled with sterile product shots, but a few items were given the royal treatment, photographed within full-blown holiday sets.

The collection included tons of tiny little robot figures, all with more detail than action figures ten times their sizes.

Dreadful Food Lab shot against an Xmas tree and a poinsettia-lined window. So weird, but so wonderful.

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navisad Huge thanks to Chris Glass for donating this catalog! Crayola Super Art Desk! I had a lot of this junk. Earlier this year, Leklust published a catalog featuring pictures of a girl riding a tractor and a child dressed as Spider-Man pushing a pram.

I seemed to get one for every Christmas. Good catwlogo fighting off strangers for a controller, though. Highlights from the Sears Wish Book! Ina class of Swedish sixth graders complained to the country’s advertising ombudsman, the Reklamombudsmannen, about “outdated gender roles” in a Toys”R”Us Christmas catalog.

May they make you desire old plastic things.