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ghost2

OMG - what are you doing here? This site is dead and just filled with ghosts.  Like this - What??? It's 2020 and if you look at the left side navigation you see images like this...from 2014...I am telling you - nothing but ghosts here! Look, I'll be honest with you.  The ghosts were freaking click to continue...

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Stuck Inside? Watch Toy Videos!

DanTF20

These sure are strange times.  With most of us doing social distancing and spending way more time inside than we would like, how do you keep sane? Sure you could learn a language or watch videos on how to be a better parent...but that requires way too much brain power. Clearly a much better use click to continue...

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Toy Fair 2020

When does it end?  I mean the endless sacrifices I make for you, are really nothing if not heroic. My latest saintly act?  I am heading to NYC to play with all the newest toys at Toy Fair 2020! You think I am going to write about all the hot new toys for 2020?  Come click to continue...

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Nerf Ultra One

We have been reviewing Nerf blasters for the better part of the last decade.  It often feels like we have seen it all... Zombie blasters, Mega blasters, glow in the dark...all fun in their own right, but not really game changers. The Nerf Ultra One Motorized Blaster is different.  It uses a new Nerf Ultra click to continue...

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Helium HotSpot

We have reviewed lots of gadgets at Dad Does so we don't normally get stumped when it comes to what a gadget does.  Things tend to fall into neat categories - wifi hotspot, streaming TV device, fitness tracker, etc. The Helium Hotspot is the rare gadget that does not fit neatly into one category.  It click to continue...

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Upriser1

We have reviewed plenty of RC toys over the past 10 years, but the Upriser RC Stunt Bike from SpinMaster takes things to a whole new level. First the motorcycle is self balancing, which is pretty awesome in itself. However, the real fun comes when you pop a wheelie, or do a jump or drift click to continue...

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Nerf Summer Fun 2019

It's hot.  I mean crazy hot. It's summer, which means the kids are around....all....day. You need to get them outside, running, playing...and off their phones! The fine folks at Hasbro were kind enough to send us a giant box of Epic Nerf Summer Fun to try out. What's in the box? Did it actually get click to continue...

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Toy Fair 2019 NYC

Yep, it is that time of year again. No not Valentine's Day...we are talking about Toy Fair in New York City! Oddly enough, Toy Fair is one of the few places in NYC where you will not find kids.  Yep, it is 18 and up and really meant as a place that toy makers and click to continue...

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Laser X Fusion

As parents sometimes we need to make tough decisions.  We need to balance the pros and cons. So maybe we don't totally love the idea of our kids running around with blasters and trying to "kill" each other.  However, there is a key phrase in there that carries a lot of weight for me..."running around." click to continue...

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Vector by Anki

Hello future, I've been waiting for you to show up. Since I was a kid I was told robots were coming that would respond to our commands, play with us, educate us and just be ready to serve us...until they take over the world. We were big fans of the Cozmo Robot from Anki.  However click to continue...

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