Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Vintage Toys R Us

Remember when Toys R Us looked like this?

It was a seemingly endless aisle of possibilities. The recent TRU redsign, let's face it, sucks. Here's an example,

Go to retrojunk for an excellent article on the matter.

1 comment:

Octopunk said...

Okay, I finally sucked it up and read this article on my work computer, even though I had to scroll to the right to read each line.

Great old pics, and so true about the HUGE amount of stock we used to see, but man do I hate seeing "lol" in the content of an actual article. This guy throws those around like the drummer from Mountain throwing drumsticks. For someone complaining about the Way Things Are Now, he's sure displaying a contemporary understanding of how to be annoying.

Minor point, but it obviously sticks in my craw. I do miss the old TRU. It's like the current ones don't even care.