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A Turkish measure of weight approximately equivalent to 7.7 kilograms. It became obsolete when Turkey made the metric system mandatory in 1933.
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All of the issues that have been discussed so far--convergence culture, the history of Batman, and the Batmania of 1989--depend upon the consumer's engagement with the media content presented to them; thus, the reception of Batman and the nature of Bat-fandom are pivotal issues to explore, especially given the privileged position of the consumer in convergence culture.
Toys R Us marked the occasion with a look back at how playtime has changed during their lifetime1985-89: Transformers Robots that change shape; Football Stickers World Cup fever and Maradona's "Hand of God" spark a playground craze; Sylvanian Families Cute little toy animals; Ghostbusters Replica "proton packs" like the ones that trap spooks in the movie are top choice; Batman Batmania hits after the launch of Tim Burton's Batman movie1990-94: Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles Heroes in a halfshell; GameBoy Nintendo's pocket-sized video game; Thunderbirds Tracy Island playset is a sell-out; Barbie The doll is back in vogue; Power Rangers Spin-off from the superhero TV show.
JUNE 24: Batmania sweeps Britain as stars flock to London premiere