Category Archives: consumerism

Beauty Horse: Let Your Children Grow Up In Happiness

While browsing the pony section at a toy store in Stockholm (Sweden) during my last trip there, I stumbled over this obvious My Little Pony knock-off toy: Beauty Horse. What’s fascinating is that they have combined two different pony toy … Continue reading

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Fleamarket Rundown Spring/Summer 2014

Another journal showing off some of the more interesting items I’ve found at fleamarkets this season (and possibly the season before that as well; things have kind of piled up). Due to length, I’ve this time tried sorting everything into roughly defined categories. … Continue reading

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Fleamarket Special: Here There Be Dungeons & Dragons

It doesn’t happen often, but I’ve stumbled over roleplaying books at fleamarkets before. The most interesting find was probably stumbling over a handful of books in near mint condition for the anime-inspired roleplaying game Exalted a while back, which is a bit of … Continue reading

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Custom Fluttershy Plushie

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Pony Birthday Presents

I recently turned 29, and as the word has spread that I’m a fan of the show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, I received a handful of pony-themed gifts from various friends, which I’ll show off below. A pony-themed … Continue reading

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Discouraging DLC

On several occasions, DLC (downloadable content) has discouraged me from buying a game. The most recent case being Crusader Kings II. CKII is a part of this week’s Humble Bundle sale; for about 6 USD, you get both CKII and … Continue reading

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2013 Blind Bag Figures

I recently managed to complete my set of Plaaymates’ 2013 series of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles blind bag figures! Collecting the figures was fortunately easy enough, as it turned out each bag had a letter telling you what figure was … Continue reading

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Fleamarket Rundown Spring 2013

A rundown of some of my more interesting findings at various local fleamarkets this spring. A Spanish title VHS copy of The Lion King 2, and a still sealed VHS copy of the Norwegian special edition re-release of the original. … Continue reading

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The Bewildering Case Of Mass Effect 2 Collector’s Edition

I liked the first Mass Effect game. Except for a few caveats, like clunky combat and a bunch of anticlimatic and superflous side-missions and grinding objectives. Other than that, it was good. So I’d hoped to get a copy of … Continue reading

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The Elusive Obscurities

On July 11th I pre-ordered Stephin Merritt’s Obscurities release through amazon.co.uk. I’m eager to get my hands on it, and figure pre-ordering is the best way to get it as early as possible. I also decided to order Destroyer‘s  excellent … Continue reading

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