5 Awesome Things on eBay this week- Plaidstallions
I’ve never in my life had a “Fillet O’Fish” sandwich, and that ain’t changing (allergic), but if they were handing these out in the 1970s? I’d have pushed people down to get one. I liked freebies a whole bunch.
Now that I have you, I have a question. Captain Crook is for Fish sandwiches, and Grimace represents shakes; what the heck is the Professor hawking? He looks like the mascot for egg salad sandwiches found on a park bench.
Here’s a good example of toy collecting sometimes not making sense, I really want this. I have one, loose, standing next to a Dr. Zaius also loose. I never had one as a kid and well, this carded one is haunting me. I think I’m sharing it so I don’t bid on it, I’m a little broke but my Mastercard is clear. This will be a touch and go week for me.
I don’t remember these as a kid, but I certainly knew stuff like this. They would show up in your local variety store for a week or two and then never to be seen again. Leaving you wondering if you dreamt the whole thing.
You can’t help but smile at such blatant copyright theft, well as long as your name isn’t Spielberg, I guess. He may not see the humour.
Kirby is King, plus BEEYOK! isn’t used enough as far as I’m concerned.
ONE AWESOME SHAMELESS PLUG
If you haven’t been following my YT channel, yeah I bought this but don’t have the heart to put it together. So I’m trying to sell it to a forever home and I’ll buy another playset that I will put together in it’s stead. It’s a cherry piece, thanks for looking.
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PlaidStallions 5 Awesome Things on eBay this week