02 March 2007

Toyinstructions lets you throw away your toy manuals

For those of you who agonize about saving the instructions from your kids' toys and games, or who've stumbled onto vintage toys at garage sales, the folks behind Z Recommends have create a new site: Toyinstructions. This is site is a wiki -- anyone can contribute content and links -- the idea being Toyinstructions will eventually become a comprehensive repository of instructions for a vast number of toys and games...fascinating.

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Marylin points us to ToyInstructions, a wiki for operating details of commercial toys -- how to make them go after you LTFM ("lose the fine manual") and how to hack them to get the most ludens for your lira. Welcome to toyinstructions, a collaborative ... [Read More]

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You'll also need www.boardgamegeek.com
The centre of the boardgame universe, it will have thousands of rules you've lost or forgotten.

We're trying to declutter our home and make it more manor than hovel, but I'm a total packrat.

When I stood holding a pile of toy instructions, and Jim said- Jeremiah has those covered on toyinstructions.net, the papers started their journey to reincarnation via our recycling bin. I think Jim did a little happy dance to see me relinquish them so easily.

Now if only someone would make a similar repository for baby gear instructions...

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