Oops! The Time Toys“R”Us Accidentally Gave Away Thousands of Toys and Electronics [Video]

This is the story of the website glitch that became one of the greatest deals of all time

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In this video, find out how a Toys”R”Us website glitch created one of the greatest shopping deals of all time.


When I visited this abandoned Toys“R”Us in Glendale, CA, I was reminded of a few things. First, I remembered the joy I used to feel coming to these stores as a kid. Second, I remembered how sad it was when the company filed for bankruptcy.. And finally, I remembered when the company inadvertently gave customers one of the greatest deals of all time. This is the story of the Skylanders toy glitch, and how it awarded some lucky customers thousands of dollars worth of toys and electronics for only $1.

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Pete King

Pete King is a deal junkie to the core, with an intense passion for pop culture and technology that gives him a unique perspective on many zeitgeist topics. He spent the first 7 years of his career in newsrooms learning the importance of editorial judgment before transitioning to digital content. Now he hosts the Slickdeals YouTube Channel to help you find the best deals and the best products.

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