Wah Kue Company

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THIS PLACE USED TO BE THE PLACE TO BE.
HOBBY KITS, STATIONERY, TOYS, COMICS, ELECTRONIC GAMES.

AROUND 2000 THOUGH, EVERYTHING SEEMED TO GO DOWNHILL.
LESS INVENTORY AND EVEN LESS INVENTORY.

AFTER 9/11, HOLY COW. THE INVENTORY WAS A JOKE.

WORST YET DURING 2002-2006. THE PLACE WAS A TEEN HANGOUT.
PLAYING YU GI OH CARDS NOISILY. TALKING GIBBERISH.
OWNER SAT BEHIND COUNTER READING PAPER, WATCHING TV AS IF HIS STORE WAS OWNED BY THIS TEEN MOB.

PLACE SMELLED. STAINED. LOOKED LIKE A TORNADO WENT THRU.

ITEMS FOR "SALE" PLACED HERE AND THERE. SOME DAMAGED AND OPENED.

BASICALLY, A DISGRACE TO ITS FORMER SELF AND TO CHINATOWN.

ONE DAY AT THE "STORE" I OVERHEARD ONE TOURIST FRIEND JOKING TO HIS BUDDY " S**T, DID YOU JUST PRESS THE WARP BUTTON? MAN. THIS WASTELAND CAN'T REALLY BE THE HOBBY STORE WE JUST STEPPED INTO SECONDS AGO!"

ENOUGH SAID.

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THIS PLACE USED TO BE THE PLACE TO BE.
HOBBY KITS, STATIONERY, TOYS, COMICS, ELECTRONIC GAMES.

AROUND 2000 THOUGH, EVERYTHING SEEMED TO GO DOWNHILL.
LESS INVENTORY AND EVEN LESS INVENTORY.

AFTER 9/11, HOLY COW. THE INVENTORY WAS A JOKE.

WORST YET DURING 2002-2006. THE PLACE WAS A TEEN HANGOUT.
PLAYING YU GI OH CARDS NOISILY. TALKING GIBBERISH.
OWNER SAT BEHIND COUNTER READING PAPER, WATCHING TV AS IF HIS STORE WAS OWNED BY THIS TEEN MOB.

PLACE SMELLED. STAINED. LOOKED LIKE A TORNADO WENT THRU.

ITEMS FOR "SALE" PLACED HERE AND THERE. SOME DAMAGED AND OPENED.

BASICALLY, A DISGRACE TO ITS FORMER SELF AND TO CHINATOWN.

ONE DAY AT THE "STORE" I OVERHEARD ONE TOURIST FRIEND JOKING TO HIS BUDDY " S**T, DID YOU JUST PRESS THE WARP BUTTON? MAN. THIS WASTELAND CAN'T REALLY BE THE HOBBY STORE WE JUST STEPPED INTO SECONDS AGO!"

ENOUGH SAID.

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This used to be the best comic book hobby shop in chinatown. I remember it was always packed. They sold comic books, sports cards, hobby models, and action figures. I dont know what happened to them. The previous owner was old and I didnt see him for a while but this other guy who worked there was remained. Last year I went there, he said things werent what it use to be after 9/11 and it smelled like weed there. This year the store is no more. It is a electronic store now. too bad

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This used to be the best comic book hobby shop in chinatown. I remember it was always packed. They sold comic books, sports cards, hobby models, and action figures. I dont know what happened to them. The previous owner was old and I didnt see him for a while but this other guy who worked there was remained. Last year I went there, he said things werent what it use to be after 9/11 and it smelled like weed there. This year the store is no more. It is a electronic store now. too bad

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About 10 years ago, maybe more, they had an awesome selection of japanese models and toys. As the years have passed, they seemed to have phased those out and they were replace by the fad of the year, pokemon and the like. They always have a good beanie baby selection and they do carry alot of playing cards. Comic books do a steady business and they carry a pretty good selection. They do tend to keep an eye on the younger kids.

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About 10 years ago, maybe more, they had an awesome selection of japanese models and toys. As the years have passed, they seemed to have phased those out and they were replace by the fad of the year, pokemon and the like. They always have a good beanie baby selection and they do carry alot of playing cards. Comic books do a steady business and they carry a pretty good selection. They do tend to keep an eye on the younger kids.

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I used to come here every week for the latest and greatest anime and comics, but they've lost all of their good inventory and replaced it with crap! I think this wasa because the original owners sold the place and these newcomers came in. I'd go in and take a look, but you won't find much.

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I used to come here every week for the latest and greatest anime and comics, but they've lost all of their good inventory and replaced it with crap! I think this wasa because the original owners sold the place and these newcomers came in. I'd go in and take a look, but you won't find much.

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Wah Kue used to be the mecca for giant monster and mecha fans, but has degenerated in recent years to be primarily a digi/pokemon trading card place. Oh how I long for yesteryear...

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Wah Kue used to be the mecca for giant monster and mecha fans, but has degenerated in recent years to be primarily a digi/pokemon trading card place. Oh how I long for yesteryear...

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