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Old 11-24-2013, 09:31 PM   #1
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:09 PM   #2
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and this commercial is getting goldiblox sued by the beastie boys
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:29 PM   #3
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Actually, GoldieBlox sued first and BBoys threaten to sue. In any case the toys are a great idea.
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Old 11-24-2013, 10:30 PM   #4
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Actually, GoldieBlox sued first and BBoys threaten to sue. In any case the toys are a great idea.
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Old 11-25-2013, 01:17 AM   #5
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I like the idea.. some of that stuff (i.e. the swinging toy car in the front yard) looked pretty dangerous though haha.
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Old 11-25-2013, 12:15 PM   #6
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Default Re: GOLDIEBLOX Cool! girl engineering toys

Wow. I saw an interview with the woman who invented these a good while back on a not-so-popular show on a short segment...at least a year or two ago...and she was asking for pre-orders so she could fund her idea.

I remember the concept and her reasoning behind starting the toy. Cool to see it has reached this many people.
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Old 11-25-2013, 12:53 PM   #7
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Bought it for my girls.

They played with it once and haven't opened it since. The initial play is cool because it has a story to go with it, but it's not a toy that encourages experimentation.

Buy an erector set or Snap Circuits instead.
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Old 11-25-2013, 03:20 PM   #8
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I think my wife bought some for my girls
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Old 11-25-2013, 05:46 PM   #9
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My two year old is already smarter than those girls...she knows what a remote control is for...
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Company seems like a bunch a dicks. Use a BB song and then preemptively sue the BB so they can continue to use it?
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Maybe not so cool after all: http://artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com/20...f-girls/?_r=2&
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