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#Toys

# toys - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Ads for Transformer toys and Barbie's Star Traveller were a big worry in the 1980s....

The country was in the midst of a recession with unemployment up to 16.1%.

# toys - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Open Thread: What was the best Christmas present you ever got?

Your first bike, GI Joe and Sindy’s Dreamhouse… what was yours?

# toys - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 13 toys every eighties Irish kid coveted for Christmas Big Red Fun Bus
From The Daily Edge Watch Barack Obama wonderfully shut down toy gender stereotypes Stereotypes

# toys - Sunday 21 December, 2014

What are these kids most looking forward to about Christmas? Nearly There Now This post contains videos

What are these kids most looking forward to about Christmas?

Family time, turkey and a few technological devices.

# toys - Thursday 18 December, 2014

Caught cold: 20,000 fake Frozen dolls seized in Dublin

They could hardly let THAT go…

# toys - Sunday 7 December, 2014

Nevermind your Minecrafts, Lego is something that will be around forever

Children want a ‘real, physical experience’, according to Lego’s CEO.

# toys - Saturday 29 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 12 most wonderful moments of the Late Late Toy Show 2014 Toy Show

The 12 most wonderful moments of the Late Late Toy Show 2014

Anybody recovered from seeing that doll yet?

# toys - Thursday 27 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Smyths are sending toy vouchers to the Dublin family whose home was burned out this week Christmas Miracle

Smyths are sending toy vouchers to the Dublin family whose home was burned out this week

Toy store say they hope “small gesture” will help the family this Christmas.

# toys - Monday 24 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Frozen dolls to be 'raffled off' as Christmas demand reaches fever pitch Let It Go

Frozen dolls to be 'raffled off' as Christmas demand reaches fever pitch

Smyths described the demand as “phenomenal” as dolls are now selling for €180 online.

So, a LOT of people tuned in to the TV3 Toy Show...

Your move, Tubridy.

From The Daily Edge Breathe a sigh of relief: that amazing Lego note from the 1970s appears to be legit Lego

# toys - Friday 21 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 absolutely ridiculous toys every 90s kid coveted (but probably never got) Toy Story

# toys - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are the 12 toys kids will be clamouring for this Christmas* Toy Show

Here are the 12 toys kids will be clamouring for this Christmas*

*According to the Toy Retailers Association.

# toys - Sunday 12 October, 2014

TV3 is taking on the Late Late Toy Show again, but a week earlier

Toy pistols at ten paces…

# toys - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Not playing around - parents vent their rage as Smyths Toys cancels orders

But the company says the problem only came from customers trying to cash in on multiple discount vouchers.

# toys - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Explainer: The 6 most baffling toys on the Argos Chr**tmas predictions list The C Word

# toys - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge You can now own a loom band dress... for just €196,500 Loopy Loom

You can now own a loom band dress... for just €196,500

We’re buying two.

# toys - Monday 19 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Today's Rubik's Cube Google Doodle is a productivity vacuum Timewaster

Today's Rubik's Cube Google Doodle is a productivity vacuum

We can’t stop playing.

# toys - Thursday 10 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Parents are losing their minds over sold-out Frozen toys Let It Go

Parents are losing their minds over sold-out Frozen toys

Sold-out Anna and Elsa dolls are selling for thousands on eBay. Thousands.

# toys - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge A 7-year-old girl wrote this brilliant letter telling Lego off Girl Power

A 7-year-old girl wrote this brilliant letter telling Lego off

‘I want you to let girls go on adventures.’

# toys - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge You can build things with Lego on the internet now In Bits

You can build things with Lego on the internet now

You’re going to pick up those pieces and build so much more than just a Lego House.

# toys - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Simpsons Lego is officially happening Mmm...lego

The Simpsons Lego is officially happening

It’s real. And we want it.

# toys - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass O Come All Ye Faithful

11 things that will certainly happen at Christmas Mass

Because Christmas Mass is vastly different to ordinary Mass.

# toys - Thursday 19 December, 2013

St Vincent de Paul appeals for money and toys as donations fall

The Cork St Vincent de Paul warehouse in Cork has run out of toys, it emerged today.

# toys - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Marks & Spencer to introduce gender-neutral toys by Spring 2014

The company said it had listened to feedback from customers.

# toys - Saturday 14 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge The 9 stages that made visiting Santa an emotional rollercoaster Santa Baby

The 9 stages that made visiting Santa an emotional rollercoaster

And an essential part of Christmas.

From The Daily Edge Here are the top 10 toys Irish kids are asking Santa for this Christmas Letters To Santa

Here are the top 10 toys Irish kids are asking Santa for this Christmas

His elves have crunched the numbers and compiled a chart from Irish children’s letters.

# toys - Monday 2 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge 15 toys from your childhood that are worth a fortune now Retro

15 toys from your childhood that are worth a fortune now

Well, compared to what you paid for them anyway.

# toys - Tuesday 26 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Are you one of these toy testers from the 1980 Toy Show? It Could Be You

# toys - Monday 25 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 things you didn't know you didn't know about Barbie Life In Plastic

6 things you didn't know you didn't know about Barbie

From her middle name to her birthplace.

# toys - Sunday 24 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 people who had just one job, dammit Bad Employees

13 people who had just one job, dammit

Jobs are hard.

# toys - Thursday 14 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 of the best-selling Irish toys of all time Right In The Childhood

10 of the best-selling Irish toys of all time

Did you have them all?

# toys - Friday 8 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Rubber duck beats Pac Man and My Little Pony into Toy Hall of Fame Rubber Duckie

# toys - Wednesday 6 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge These 10 toys are what kids want for Christmas this year* Checking It Twice

These 10 toys are what kids want for Christmas this year*

*According to the Toy Retailers’ Association.

# toys - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge 3-year-old attempts to convince her dad to buy her My Little Ponies Kid Logic

3-year-old attempts to convince her dad to buy her My Little Ponies

She is very logical. And cold.

# toys - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Let’s bring an end to ‘boys’ and ‘girls’ toys, say parents

A group of parents want to see an end to the gender-specific advertisement of toys for boys and girls.

# toys - Monday 10 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy" Awkward Alert This post contains videos

This video redefines awkward with just one "adult toy"

This man really has no idea what he’s doing.

# toys - Sunday 24 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 toys you grew up with... that are actually terrible Scarlet For The 90s This post contains videos

9 toys you grew up with... that are actually terrible

Sorry, but your fond memories are wrong.

# toys - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge PIC: Lego spillage shuts down US road Blockage

PIC: Lego spillage shuts down US road

Drivers were said to be bricking it. (Sorry.)