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Category Archives: stupid toys
What, you may ask, would be more innocent than a Play-Doh Sweet Shoppe Cake Mountain set — perfect for budding bakers? Well … just look at one of the pieces, the icing tool specifically, which looks a lot like … … Continue reading
One of the more painful-looking toys ever. What FUN to keep whipping your head around until you dislocate your neck!
Just in time for Easter … from the Rather Unfortunate Product Names department: (Here are some more from the Rather Unfortunate Toy Department …)
Very dubious — and definitely unlicensed — knock-offs from the close-but-no-cigar products department. Batman’s secret fetish; Superman’s secret brother; Peter Parker’s other job … and more.
Yes, we know that collectors of this specific doll would want this “easy out” eyeball feature. But that does not make this image more pleasant, sez we.
from the Stupidest, Oddest and Otherwise-Not-Very-Good-Christmas-Gift Idea Department, Problematic Names and
Hmm. And why might this Buzz Lightyear sippy cup perhaps be a tad inappropriate for the kiddies? We can’t put our finger on it. (Nor do we want to, thanksverymuch, no matter how macho you are, Buzz.) boing boing
Just what is that web slinger doing? (We’re not sure, but we have a sneaking suspicion … and we doubt Aunt May would approve.) maxim
Not only does this ostensibly fun claim on the doll packaging sound less than adorable, it also sounds vaguely threatening.