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Exploring The Toy Insider’s “Holiday Of Play” 2018: Part 1

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It seems like it was only yesterday when I was compiling my images and thoughts about the 2018 “Sweet Suite” which you can give a look to by clicking HERE if you are one of our newer readers who might have missed it. It was our third such adventure and now it was time to show you what we found at their annual “Holiday Of Play” which as you might have surmised was also our third such event. Before we get underway with the adventure, I wanted to let you know that I did a quick narrative over on my PiercingMetal.com website that showcased the more Geek themed stuff that I talk about and you can peruse that by clicking HERE. It’s nice to parse out the content like I do with the annual Toy Fair for sure. Once again I would head to the Manhattan Penthouse which is a lovely space for a quasi-intimate affair. I like that I get to take a few snapshots of the city as well from this location because I do so love our Metropolis. Let’s go have some fun.

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Scenes From “Sweet Suite” 2018 @ Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers: Part 3

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Hello again my friends and welcome back to my coverage of the 2018 “Sweet Suite” which is an event that’s organized by the folks over at The Toy Insider. If you are somehow just joining us today for some reason, then you are going to want to click HERE first so you can enjoy the two chapters that preceded this one.  Let’s go.

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Nintendo had a small section of their own which was quite popular.  Several new and recent games were on display to try out and those attending were able to try and win a prize.  I am a TERRIBLE gamer so it took me a little doing.

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Looking Inside The “Holiday Of Play” Goodie Bag

As documented here on the website and the Official Instagram, I was recently a member of the media in attendance at the Toy Insider’s annual “Holiday Of Play” event.  At the close of the fun-filled affair, everyone got a hefty goodie bag and with unboxings or unveilings of “what’s in the box” sort of clips and narratives being hot – I decided to show you all what we went home with right here on The Chronicles.  This year, the tote bag was in white and had the corporate branding and slogan across it.  In addition to being available to attendees they were also used to dole out the takeaways.  Let’s open this baby up.

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The Magnaflex product is the first ever magnetic building strips.  It seems like a fun concept for younger kids and comes care of the folks at Wowee.

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Exploring The Toy Insiders 2017 “Holiday Of Play”: Part 4


Well here I am once more and ready to serve up what will be my final chapter of my observations from The Toy Insider’s “Holiday Of Play” for 2017.  As this is the fourth chapter you new visitors to our page will want to click HERE first to enjoy the preceding chapters.   There is a little of everything in this closing installment so let’s get on down to business.

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Sights and Scenes From The Toy Insider “Sweet Suite” 2017: Part 7

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Well my friends we are here once more and it is THE END. Oh not the end of the website or anything else so dire, but instead the seventh and final chapter of our coverage of the 2017 Toy Insider “Sweet Suite” event. By now I’m hoping that you’ve been with us for a couple of the installments because if you aren’t you will need to click HERE first and start from the beginning. Let me not dance any longer and get on down to business.

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