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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2018, 12:26:13 PM »

I would meet you nerds there. I'm off for the next 2 weeks, let's go!
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #16 on: January 06, 2018, 03:45:13 PM »

Mike:

I watched the latest video on your site.  Great spots and advertisement for the store.  I have not been in the store for long time, due to where I live, but it looks great.   :u:

You mean, since Sept 29th, 2012 when I re-opened? ;)
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #17 on: January 06, 2018, 05:16:21 PM »

Darn it.  You know your customers.  After you mentioned that fact, it reminded me that I made a special visit, because I was happy that you reopened.  I was sad when you closed the old store.   
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #18 on: January 17, 2018, 08:13:07 PM »

I skipped the Barbie episode but enjoyed the other three.  GI Joe was my least favorite but that's probably because I never played with them. 

Star Wars and MOTU were my first loves, then baseball cards, then comics, then back to Star Wars. 

I see then next four episodes are: Transformers, LEGO, Hello Kitty, and Star Trek.  Will check out Transformers and LEGO for sure but not the other two.
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #19 on: January 17, 2018, 11:51:32 PM »

I watched them all, and never really had any of the toys as a kid in the 80s (we only ever had Lego growing up).
But they were all very interesting episodes - even the Barbie one - cool to see the history of the toys, companies, etc. and to see interviews with lots of people in the industry, both current and past. If you can take the time, I recommend watching all the episodes, even if you're not a fan of the toyline. Looking forward to the next 4!
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #20 on: January 18, 2018, 03:13:09 PM »

I recommend watching them all as well. The Barbie episode was interesting.
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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2018, 03:29:19 PM »

I have only seen the Star Wars one so far. It has been a while since I have watched any Star Wars documentary and actually learned much of anything, but I did learn some things from this. For example, I had no idea that Lucasfilm and Fox each only got 2.5% of toy sales from Kenner figures. Kenner must have raked it in from that deal!

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Re: Netflix-The Toys That Made Us
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2018, 03:08:41 PM »

For sure, Kenner must have made boatloads of cash. Somebody there got real rich, really fast.
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