The "indefinite sabbatical" news
Oct 22, 2014 — Wow. We are closing in on 5000 signatures now! Thank you SO much to everyone that has spread the word these last few days. I know some of you are discouraged by the news of Toys R Us pulling the Mezco 7" Breaking Bad figures from their shelves and website, but don't give up the fight! The adult collector point of view is getting out there. I have been contacted today by several major news outlets about the adult collector perspective and BIG thanks to AP reporter Anne D'Innocenzio for being the first outlet to cover BOTH sides of the story. In her story this very petition and our perspective is mentioned as the counter argument to the other, reactionary group that started all of this. http://news.yahoo.com/toys-r-us-pulls-breaking-bad-dolls-114212410.html
Also the fact that Toys R Us is using terminology like "indefinite sabbatical" and not a blanket statement saying they were removed forever makes me think that TRU is still looking at both sides of this.
But it's STILL important that we reach every collector/fan/supporter that we can and have them sign this petition. There are ripple effects that I'm hearing about from other industry people about other retailers and toy lines that being talked about right now. The exact slippery slope that we feared is starting to spread.
So keep posting, tweeting, calling, emailing and talking to anyone that will listen and tell them that #AdultsCollect too!!
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