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11.9.08 - Special Delivery 17 : 2008 Gift Guide

Download - wmv (windows media) :: mp4 (ipod friendly) :: small mp4 (smaller, lower res)

Show Notes - Tune in for some holiday gift ideas from your three favorite toy misfits!

Toy Break Stuff
  • Combat-R Zero Super Set Contest - Win a set of all 5 Combat-R Zero figures from Atomic Mushroom Toys - a $200 value!! Just click over to our forums and post your favorite robot movie - deadline is December 3rd
  • Tobor Contest - win your very own Tobor (#140) figure donated by our Canadian correspondant Al Hooter - frolick over to the forums and post a picture of you showing off your best robot dance pose! - deadline is November 19th
  • Small Toy Break Download - just use the "small mp4" link above for a lower resolution, smaller version (320 x 240) of Toy Break at about half the size in megabytes
  • Toy Break on Blip.tv - reminder to update your Flash player to fully enjoy watching Toy Break on Blip.tv!

News Gift Suggestions / Reviews
  • Boba Fett Christmas Statue - by Kurt S. Adler - 8" holiday statue - $48
  • Glyos System - by Onell Design - Pheyden, Exellis, Crayboth, and the newest Sarvos - $8
  • Cereal Geek - $15 per issue, 4 issues out so far
  • Commissioned Customs - contact your favorite artists and have them customize a piece especially for you or support them by purchasing their art or prints
  • Sharpies - !!!
  • Funkeys - find these at Target, Walmart, Toys R Us - $20 for starter pack, $5 individual figures
  • Galactic Heroes Stocking Stuffers - by Hasbro - 4 sets of three Star Wars Galactic Heroes figures decked out for the holidays - all four sets $36
  • Skeleflex - by Wild Planet - dinosaur and alien snap together skeletons - $10
  • Incredible MD - by Toby HK - 12" tall vinyl figure limited to 300 pieces - $90
  • Mousey Micci Plush - by ESC Toy - 12 inch plush in blue, green, or pink (each limited to 100 pieces) for $25, watch for the 8" versions
  • Curster's Yeti - by Curster - articulated 10" plush with faux fur and four face designs (The Smirker, The Whistler, The Happy, and The Worrier) each limited to 375 pieces - $25 each
  • Bertie the Pipebomb - by Ashley Woods, Bigshot Toyworks, and Three Zero - 14" tall robot with 46 points of articulation available in Desert Rat standard edition or the Dirty Deeds standard edition, both limited to 500 pieces - $300
  • Spectrum 15 : The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art - features over 300 exceptional works by artists from around the globe - $26
  • Iron Man DVD Box Set - Best Buy exclusive set with $50 Sideshow gift card
  • Z.O.M.B.I.E.s - by October Toys - 2" zombie micro statues - $5 for a set of 5 - available in toxic green, pale blue, bone white, and glow-in-the-dark
  • Winter Vinyl Toy Network - at the Pasadena Convention Center in Pasadena, CA on December 6th & 7th
  • Choking Hazard - join October Toys for the biggest little custom show featuring tons of customized 1" MiniGwins! The show will debut this December 6th & 7th at the Winter Vinyl Toy Network in Pasadena, CA and then begin touring indefinitely to stores and galleries around the world - just grab yourself a MiniGwin at GwinArmy.com and send it back to us by December 1st to be in the show