Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Last Few Purchases For 2008

CM's Master Action Series - Blocker Corp Machine Blaster Part 2:

After a month's delay Robocules & Bullcaesar is finally here! My Blocker Corp Machine Blaster is now complete with the earlier Sundaio & BossPalder release! With the raising Yen$ I am thankful that tis is the last Japanese toy for me in 08'.

Playmobil 4579 Spirit:

Hot Toys Bat Pod:

Seen here with my SIC Batman, no idea why I took a pict with that in it?!
Check out tis excellent pictures & reviews by Alex the 1:6 Guru & Shaun the Pre-premature Shooter!

With 13 hours more to 2009, & TRU's New Year Eve 20% special... can I still cram in sum last minute shopping?

I did make it to the TRU sale & picked up my last buy for 2008,
Playmobil 3997
Three Wise Kings:

... & a gift from Jorge, another playmobil & 1/6 collector;
Playmobil 4581
Pirate & Skull:

Bye 2008!

Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Playmobil Karate Kid

Had this guy for awhile, busy playing with him, I forgot to post :)
4532 Karate Kid:

Simple figure, low on accessories, & no lack of fun!

Was in no rush buying this guy, but pick him up for good measure since a few playmobil sets I been eyein have been snapped up. Every year the whole world goes totally mad around tis time.
3949 Hard Hat Diver:

Friday, December 19, 2008

All Hands Hoay!

Two of my new pirate bashes!

Tips on How To Be Speakin' Pirate-Like:
• Double up on all your adjectives and you'll be bountifully bombastic with your phrasing. Pirates never speak of "a big ship", they call it a "great, grand ship!" They never say never, they say "No nay ne'er!"

• Drop all your "g"'s when you speak and you'll get words like "rowin'", "sailin'" and "fightin'". Dropping all of your "v"'s will get you words like "ne'er", "e'er" and "o'er".

• Instead of saying "I am", sailors say, "I be". Instead of saying "You are", sailors say, "You be". Instead of saying, "They are", sailors say, "They be". Ne'er speak in anythin' but the present tense!

On another note... I finally gave in to makin a golden Crusader King, since I just realize tat missin gold crown has always been easily available for $5, so i pick up the 5815 Unicorn & Dragon Knight:

Check back for more pictures soon...

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Playmobil Roman Gladiators

An addition to my Playmobil Roman line,
5838 Gladiators & Tiger:

These guys are damn cute!

All my Gladiators (4653, 5817, 5838)

Gladiators (Latin: gladiatores, "swordsmen" or "one who uses a sword," from gladius, "sword") were professional fighters in ancient Rome who fought against each other, wild animals, and condemned criminals, often to the death, for the entertainment of spectators. The origin of the gladiatorial games is not known for certain. These fights took place in arenas in many cities from the Roman Republic period through the Roman Empire.

Monday, December 15, 2008

X'mas Surprise & Weekend Haul

Got an early X'mas surprise from my regular toy store :)
DID British Empire series - 24th Regiment Of Foot:

DID Napoleonic series - 15th The King's Hussars:

... & some of my new buys over the last 2 weekends
4664 Puppet Show:

5817 Tribune & Gladiator:

SOC GX44s:

TFA Shockwave:
Neat piece tat has 3 modes...

Decepticon Shockwave mode

Autobot Long Arm mode
& one tat suppose to "look like a tank"

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Rewards Points For Playmobil

Never found credit card rewards points useful until now... I only had to top up $7 for the pirate set after getting a $40 offset :) Real happy since I have always felt this set is way over priced @ TRU

4292 Pirate Gang and Treasure:

& finally got this over @ ATZ with cash, another over priced set IMO,
4130 Western Superset:

Sunday, December 7, 2008

How The West Was Born...

My Playmobil western front is slowly taking shape with the addition of gold miners, more bandits & a female gunslinger. Got this lot off a Spanish seller, his description of the items were "loose & complete", but I was glad they came with boxes!

3747 Gold Hunters:

3804 Western Buckboard:

3815 Bandit's Hideaway:

Friday, December 5, 2008

Surprise Playmobil Find

Found some older Playmobil sets @ a not so good for value toy chain,
Got them coz it works out a bit less then buyin off ebay plus shipping...

3873 Totem Pole Warriors:

3631 Wandering Monk; 3877 Medicine Man:

4582 Robin Hood; 4599 Norseman:

Back home... found in my mail box was an envelope with some really neat Marvel superheros stamps...

... & Inside were some really nice Playmobil sailors!

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