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80s Retro Pop Box Subscription Review + Coupon- November 2016


Retro Pop Box is a subscription service that sends retro inspired goodies from your favorite decade. Choose between the 70’s, 80’s or 90’s.

This box was sent to us at no cost to review. (Check out the review process post to learn more about how we review boxes

This review is of the Retro Pop 80’s, $20 a month, box. 


The Subscription Box: Retro Pop Box

The Cost: $20 a month ($5 shipping) with discounts available for longer subscription commitments

LIMITED TIME DEAL: Now through Monday, November 28th, use coupon code MSA20 to save 20% off any Retro Pop Box subscription!

(You’ll save 20% on the first box on a month to month, or you can save 20% off an entire 3 ,6, or 12 month prepaid subscription purchase.)


Use code MSA10 to save 10% off your 3-month, 6-month or 12-month subscription!

The Products: 4-7 items valued at over $45 that are “carefully curated for a maximum jolt of nostalgia from YOUR FAVORITE DECADE. The unique pop-culture products within each box will span the decade and touch on iconic events, music, shows, movies, toys, candy and more!”

Ships to: Everywhere! International shipping rates apply for locations outside the US.

Check out all of our Retro Pop Box reviews and the Lifestyle Subscription Box Directory!

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An info card was included in the box and detailed all the included items.


Kidrobot Shell Shock! TMNT Keychain – Value $7.99

My son was very happy to get a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle keychain. This vinyl keychain is of Shredder but there are many others to collect. He clipped this right to his backpack.



Gobble Gobble Mad Libs – Value $4.99

Mad Libs are always a lot of fun for kids. I have fond memories of doing these are sleepovers when I was younger. This Thanksgiving-themed version is perfect for a November box. My kids are a little young for Mad Libs so I’ll tuck this away for future use.


Adopt a Pet Monster T-Shirt – Value $15.00?

This short sleeve shirt is a Retro Pop Box exclusive. I don’t remember the Pet Monster fad though the information card states they were one of the few plush toys marketed specifically for boys in 1986. This shirt doesn’t hit the mark for me.


TV Dinner Post-It Pad – Value $3.00?

This Post-It pad is a Retro Pop Box exclusive and I think it’s great! I love the retro vibe and usefulness of it as well.

Thundercats Patch – Value $1.00?

I vaguely remember the Thundercats animated show but didn’t recognize the patch. Luckily the information card clued me in to what it was from.

Verdict: The value this month was about $32 with my estimations, but I consistently find that the box doesn’t reach the value they claim the box will contain ($45) which I find disappointing. If you like 1980s memorabilia this box might be a good fit for you. This month my favorites were the Mad Libs and Post-It pad.

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Written by Jessica Telesmanich

Jessica Telesmanich

Jessica’s addiction started off slowly enough with Birchbox, but it has grown and grown over the last three years. An elementary school librarian and mom of two she loves boxes that are child-centric. But she’ll never turn down a good fashion, beauty or tasty treat subscription.

Posted in Geek Subscription Boxes, Nerd Subscription Box Reviews, Retro Pop Box Reviews, Subscription Box Reviews, UK Subscription Box Reviews| Tags: retro pop box | 5 comments

Comments (5)

  1. Sweet love the shirt this month. My pet monster was a very underrated cartoon as well, and seems to get forgotten about. IF you can find it pick up the complete series on dvd.

  2. This was my first box. I was so excited
    Signing up for this . I read all the reviews
    since may and loved items in each of
    those boxes. But this one was a miss for me. I didn’t recognize the character on the shirt I had to goggle it lol . I’m giving the 80’s box another shot and I signed up for the 90’s one as well with the Black Friday deal . I was born in 84 so maybe that will be a better match

    • I’m 86 and love the 90s box. You can check out their instagram for past boxes 🙂

      • Wait, I’m not 86 haha. Born in 86.

      • Thank you I’m
        Definitely going to check it out . I searched for reviews for it

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