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Link Roundup: Original Emojis Edition

8 things we wanted to share this week:

  1. The trailer for the 1978 version of Dr. Strange is on YouTube. It’s the 70s in all its glory.
  2. Who you gonna call? Playmobil has released images of their fantastic new Ghostbusters toys.
  3. If you take photos of your LEGO creations, this article is a must-read.
  4. Not all live-action comic book television shows can be hits. Here are ten that many people didn’t love.
  5. Emojis just earned some major credibility thanks to MoMA’s acquisition of the original set from 1999.
  6. Just in time for the holidays; a replica of the world’s largest arcade cabinet is for sale at Hammacher Schlemmer for $99K.
  7. Board games were once reserved for upper-class families. The Industrial Revolution helped to change that.
  8. With the U.S. Election just around the corner, here’s a look at some vintage US political campaign buttons.

Peruse a weekly summary of intriguing articles related to toys, games, and nostalgia that have hit the news this week.