Last year we bade farewell on this date in 2003, to Randy and Theresa.
It is with regret and hope for the best in the future to come that we say goodbye this year 2004 to Beanwatcher.
Ms. Janies Message Board had a posting about there being over 100 current beanies just before the recent retirements on the 29th. Now a Ms. Janie reader has reported a number of quietly retired beanies!
All of the Beanie Boppers
All of the Teenie Beanie Boppers
Punkies - Pipsqeak, Slim and Kitty
Pluffie - Goodies
2005 Jingle Beanies - Rudy, Toboggan, Star, 2003 Holiday, Melton, Herschel and Cornbread
Plush - Thomas, O'Malley, Kitty, Glitz, Tanner, Nippey, Nipsey, Disco, Mercury, Wynter, Merry, Alpine, Java, Camper, Baby Camper, Lilac, Blushing, Jake, Kivu, Twitcher and Flopster
January 2005 Beanies coming!
Curls, Eggs 2005, Happy Birthday Bear, McWooly, and Twirls!
Binxy, Harrison, Marshmallow, Mixsy and Winksy!
Punxsatawny Phil 2005, Chuckles, Bali, Badges, Croaks, Delilah, Dundea, Fumbles, Fairytale, Peeps, Speedster, Spuds, Pretzels, Stubby, Tender and Willoughby!
A Tsunami was reported to have devastated and killed many in South Asia. The destructive tsunami was triggered by the most powerful cataclysmic earthquake in 40 years that struck off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, on Dec. 26, 2004.
Click here for current news.
Click here find out where you can make a Donation for Tsunami Relief.
The Ty website Heart is wearing a green Santa Hat!
There are Three versions of Countdown!
The first Countdown hangtag poem includes 10, 9, 8...
The Second Countdown hangtag poem includes 7, 6, 5, 4...
The Third Countdown hangtag poem includes 3, 2, 1
TY is sponsoring a Red Cross Video Collage of "America's True Angels" the Volunteers who "bring personal comfort and hope to the despair that disaster victims face, everyday!"
Cindy's Beans has a pre sale on palm tree decorated I Love Hawaii!!
The rare pink version of Honeybun, named Lovey Dovey has been officially listed on the Ty site according to Ms. Janie!!!
Talk about Beanies in the Ty Beanie Babies Google Group!!!
All members of the Beanienews Topica Group as of 12/6/2004 have been added as this discussion group as members.
New Years 2005 Beanie Baby Countdown!!!
The Beanie Baby Official Club doors have opened to revealSnips Beanie Baby and Clubby VI Buddy!
Snips Beanie Baby comes with a with a Kit that includes:
A Memory Album
6 Sticker Sheets with 3 patterns
8 pattern sheets with 4 patterns
5 Special Postcards
and 4 Color Markers
BBOC Site Map
The New Club Kit that will be available in stores in 2005 will have a new beanie named Bits who comes with a travel mug, decorating stickers and a mug wrap.
The new Beanie Baby of the Month is a green goose named Greetings!
December Wallpaper is available now!
The BBOC My Beanie and Me Contest has begun. You can download a blank beanie to design. You are also asked to name it, give a birthday and a poem for your beanie!
Ty's answer in Ask Ty it seems, say's to look for new Beanies on Wednesday in the BBOC!
More beanies coming soon ! Order these 3 exclusives today at the Tystore!!!
Icebox & Lil Icebox
The new December Beanie Babies are on sale at Cindys Beans!!
Always, Truely, Poet, Honeybun Red, Honeybun White & Sugarpie
Little Hugz (Pink), Little Hugz (White), Large Hugz, Big Hugz & Jumbo Hugz
Lovesy & Winks
Bangles, Opal - new, Bashful and re-intros Truely Yours & Blushing
The new WWF Beanie Sundar is in the Tystore!
Lots of Retirees!!!
FTD has joined up with Ty for another special selection!
The Ty Happy Holiday Tin!
"Ty® Happy Holiday Tin - #X856
Sorry, the product code that you've selected, Ty® Happy Holiday Tin (X856), is unavailable. To view other products, please use the tabs on the top of this page. "
Wow!!! Toronto has been retired!!!
The new Portsmouth Football Club Exclusive Beanie Baby is white with a Ty logo on one foot and the PFC Emblem on its' chest just like Pompey and Premier!!!
The Two new Jingle Beanies Herschel and Cornbread have been officially introduced!!!
Update!! The Beanie version of this Harrod's Exclusive will be black as well as white! They are two versions of Beanie Babies!!
The Beanie version of this Harrod's Exclusive will be black while
the Classic version will be white!!!
2 New Cracker Barrel Jingle Beanies are being sold!
See Cindy's and Ms. Janie's photos!!
Very interesting, on the day after Election Day, 11/3/2004, Lefty 2004 Retired!!
Tystore exclusive Drumstick!!
I Love London!!
Tystore retirees are Jinxy, Quivers and Spookers...
Starting today!! The Beanie News 2004/2005 Raffle!!
See all of the November 2004 New Beanie Announcements!!
See the new Baby Ty!!
Snugglepup, Huggypup, Kittyhugs and Cuddlykitty!
See the Official Spongebob announcement!!
Spongebob Squarepants, Patrick Star and Squidward tentacles!!
See the new Beanie Babies!!
2004 Signature Bear, Bianca and redford!!!
See the new Punkies!!
Larger Polka-Dot and Zig-Zag with regular sized Flair!!!
See the new Classics!!
Melville and Alpine!!!
See the new I Love Canada!!
..and the new beanies are:
2004 Signature Bear, a Cardinal named Redford, a cat named Bianca and three special beanies, Sponge Bob Squarepants, Patrick Star and Sqwidward!!!
Lots of Retirees!!!
Beanie Baby Retirees!!!
Roxie Buddy Retired!!!
Adriana, a Ty Website member reported to Ms. Janie that her prize in the >Ty Site Holloween Contest arrived. It was
A signed Little Feather in a Ty display case, Bat-e Buddy, Quivers Buddy, Shivers Beanie Baby and Count Beanie Baby with a letter in an envelope with the Ty logo!!
According to The Daily Globe News, several women in Ironwood, MI are preparing to send donated Beanie Babies to children in Iraq!
Norwell, MA Girlscouts are also collecting donated Beanies for children in Iraq!
There are several Beanies for Children drives like the one reported in the Chatham, NJ Courier
The Beanienews joins in hoping that these ventures will help to bring a smile to childrens's faces, generate good will and bring with their presence, a hope for a better future in Iraq as well as throughout the world.
Ty has announced the new Beanie Baby of the Month Astra!!
Astra looks a lot like Comet but with only one color of Cosmic material-like design over a solid blue instead of rainbowed. The Beanie also appears to have rows of stars on the displayed beanie example!!
Back by popular demand! Check out this auction for My Collection Beanie Baby Value Calculator!!
The Third year of The Beanie Baby of The Month starts in 2005.
So be sure to check out the BBoM Order Renewal Link!!
Cindy's Beans has two versions of Starlight!!
One is a Beanie Baby and the other one is a Classic!
I Love Canada Beanie Baby is coming!!!!
Back To School Tystore exclusive Ty University Hooded Sweat Shirts!!!!!!
There are 2 versions, one is grey with red writing and a red lining.
The other is pink with white writing and a pink lining.
"Ty University", an emblem underneath, & below, "Home of the Beanie Babies" .
England, Scotland and Wales have retired!
2004 Holiday Teddy... SOLD OUT!
Learning Express exclusive Lex!
Dotson, & Little Feather Sold Out!
I Love England, Scotland & Wales... Sold Out!
Meet WWF Bahati!
"As many of you know, October is Breast Cancer awareness month. I introduced CURE last year and with your help we raised 1 million dollars for The Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Your support was so overwhelming that I felt CURE should be re-introduced for this worthy cause. Please help me welcome again . . . CURE."
New Tystore exclusives Jinxy Beanie, Quivers Buddy & Spookers Punkie here for "Halloweenie" !
Cracker Barrell has a new exclusive too named Old Timer!!
Ms. Janie reports that Cindysbeans.com has listed the following new Beanies...
2004 Holiday Teddy, Bixby, Crinkles, Cutesy, Diggs, Dotson, Fleur,
Hawthorne, Kringle, Lani, Laptop, Moostletoe, Sleighbell (Green),
Sleighbell (White) & Stockings.
2003 Holiday Teddy, Demure & Roxie.
2003 Holiday Teddy, Melton, Rudy, Star (Gold) & Toboggan
Goodies & Windchill.
Dancer, Kodi, Merry & Mootina.
The World Wildlife Fund lists several endangered species on its' web site. Clues to what new WWF Beanies
can be seen as shadows in the latest "Ty Beanies and more" magazine. A Rhino and Panda have already been
introduced as Beanies. The species likely to follow in the future are:
Elephants Bahati introduced October 4, 2004
Pandas - Already introduced as Li Mei Beanie Baby
Rhinos - Already introduced as Nami Beanie Baby
Ty has listed a link to Help Hurricane Victims through The Red Cross.
Toronto is a new beanie listed as current on the Ty web site.
Sweetest Day is coming next month, according to a banner in the Tystore.
According to one EBAYER, "This was some surprise. MBNA sponsored a promotion at
YANKEE STADIUM where the Limited Edition World Class buddie was offered
with the signing up of a new credit card.
You should have seen the commotion going on over this... THIS IS NOT THE SAME
AS THE WORLD CLASS GIVEN OUT ON August 8, 2004.
As you can see by
the photo, this ORIGINAL TY BEAR has the NY Symbol on its foot not the ty
heart. IT was given out for the Yankees Red Sox Game so you can imagine the
popularity. PLUS THIS TAG IS DIFFERENT FROM THE OTHER BEAR ...IT reads
Young Retirees !
Goodbye Jaz, Carnation, Jack, Peace Symbol Bear, Luau, Seattle and Columbus!!!
Welcome Tystore exclusives!!! Nina, Pinta and Santa Maria!!!!
Ms. Janie reports:
I Love England, I Love Scotland and I Love Wales !!!
Ty has announced these 3 new Exclusives!!!
International rereleased Beanie Exclusives & a new Beanie Bopper!!!
I Love Denver has SOLD OUT.
M.C. Anniversary 3rd Edition has had a bit of a delay. MBNA sent the 2nd Edition bear to around 3,000 customers that were supposed to get the 3rd edition of the Anniversary bear.
Coming soon in the Tystore...
Beanies BBoM Alps, Nina, Pinta, Santa Maria, Nami & Buddy Sweetest.
The new MBNA World Class Buddy, with NYY on it's paw, instead of Ty logo version.
The new Ty Classic Gourdin.
The new October 2004 Learning Express exclusive bear will be Lex.
The new September 2004 Cracker Barrel bear will be Old Timer.
Beanies and more Magazine!!!
I Love Boston
I Love California
I Love Colorado
I Love Denver
I Love Georgia
I love Illinois
I Love Kansas
I Love Massachusetts
I Love Minnesota
I Love New York State
I Love Ohio
I Love Pennsylvania
I Love Washington
& Pluffie Plumkin
I Love Seattle SOLD OUT!!!
9 August Retirements!!!
Question: Can you tell us a secret? (thunderroadrider)
Answer: You know I don't normally tell secrets but this time I'll make an
exception. Here you go . . .
I am introducing a very special collection of Beanies on August 30th !
Remember, this is a secret - mum's the word.
I Love Columbus SOLD OUT!!
Discover is a Canadian Exclusive...
Shivers & Count Beanies!
5 HALLOWEENIE BEANIES!!
Quivers, Fraidy Cat, Scared-e, Bat-e & Tricky!!!!
I Love Columbus City!!
I Love Seattle!!
The Ty web site has announced Big Apple Soldout !!!!
The Learning Express is going to get a new exclusive Ty Beanie!
Apple is the new NY exclusive at the New York Trade Show.
Introducing... Ty M.C. Beanie IV !
Ty introduces Ty Pooky Garfield Beanie!
Ms. Janie reports that the following new beanies might be on the way:
Shivers the orange ghost, Count Dracula Bear, Gordon the Pumpkin & Little Feathers an Indian Bear'
BIG APPLE Bear is the new exclusive to be found at the New York Trade Show.
Discover is rumored to be a new beanie as well...
A Spongebob Beanie & Friends are rumored to be on the way...
A new Olympic Beanie named Victory is now available in the Tystore!!!
Beanwatcher.com has a list of dates & locations of upcoming Ty Trade Shows!
Ty has introduced a Japanese exclusive Ty Classic Snow Angel!!
Twitch, Kansas City & Minneapolis have joined Bijoux, they have all sold out!!
I Love Kansas City!!
I Love Minneapolis!!!
Ms. Janie has shared a report that says, after a show city bear is retired, its state bear will be introduced starting in September!!
MC Beanie III !!!
Two new Beanie bears, Grandmother and Grandfather have been introduced!!! They each have their name on one foot. It says Grandma on Grandmother,s foot and Grandpa on Grandfather's foot. Grandma is holding a rose and Grandpa is wearing a bow tie.
The Tystore is selling $3.00 Ty Display Cases !!! They're 8" X 4" X 4"
The New York Daily News has an ad in today's paper on page 17. World Class TM is shown over Yankee Stadium. The Beanie Buddy button on his chest reads: 2004 New York Yankees over a spherical ball. One more line below of smaller writing could not be deciphered. The bottom of the right foot has a Heart emblem and under it is written, August 8, 2004.
The Ty web site has announced M_C_ Beanie II's Retirement !!
Dominion has een retired.
The Ty web site has August 2004 Wallpaper!!!
Meet Chompers the new BBoM!!
I Love Pittsburgh!!
The Yankees 2004 buddy is World Class Ty Beanie Buddy...
The Ty web site has announced Happy Birthday &
Bijoux, the 2 new August 2004 Beanies!!!
From July 31 - August 1 (Saturday-Sunday) it's "Beanie Baby Days" at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois, where the first 4,000 children 11 and under who enter the zoo each day will receive a free Fridge Polar Bear Beanie Baby® and an exclusive Brookfield Zoo commemorative card.
The Ty web site has announced Australian Exclusive Beanie Koo Wee !!!!
I Love Washington DC Bear!!!
The Teenies :
1 -HAPPY MEAL 25TH ANNIVERSARY BEAR
2 -BURGER THE BEAR
3 -BIRDIE THE BEAR
4 -GOLDEN ARCHES THE BEAR
5 -MCNUGGETS THE BEAR
6 -RONALD MCDONALD THE BEAR
7-HAPPY MEAL THE BEAR
8-SHAKE THE BEAR
9-HAMBURGLAR THE BEAR
10- BIG RED SHOE THE BEAR
11-FRIES THE BEAR
12-GRIMACE THE BEAR
I Love San Francisco Bear!!!Sold Out!!!!
NEW EXCLUSIVE SUMMER GIFT SHOW BEARS "I LOVE PHILADELPHIA" WERE SEEN AT THE PHILADELPHIA GIFT SHOW!!!
Happy 4th of July!!!
July pictures on Ms. Janie's!
21? 22? Yesterdays report as well as your sale were for 22 beanies while later, the Ty letter said there would 21. Do you know which beanie is the different extra one in the 22 beanie report?
I THINK THE DIFFERENCE IS THE BLACK NOSE DEUTSCHLAND WHICH WE HAVE IN OUR SET.
By the way, some good intentioned web sellers will offer good prices, accept your payment, and hold your money indefinitely. Later after waiting so long, you might get your order or can luckilly get a refund, dependability is lost. Such experiences have occurred at a certain web hut. BeanieNews will no longer post new links or news from this type of site if known.
Ms. Janie has a photo of the new Beanie Bopper Footie & his Teenie companion!!
Ms. Janie has also reported the announcement of the new Ty State bears!!
I (heart) Atlanta, I (heart) Texas, I (heart) L.A. and I (heart) Chicago are shown on the postcard.
They will be available at one of 20 schedueled shows and will be named for either a city or a state. I guess we can expect 50 new bears? At least they won't all look alike, like the Issy bears only distinguishable by their tags.
New York has already had I (heart) New York spelled out, and I (heart) NY, abbreviated. This might be a variation to look for in the new beanies.
Speaking of variations, beanie baby Union has a flag nose and the UK version has a black nose!
Ty beanie baby retirees:
Sam red, Sam white & Sam blue!!!
One dozen new teenie beanie babies are expected to arrive at McDonalds this July one of who will likely be a teenie Ronald Mcdonald Beanie!
There have been rumors of customers being invited to special Ty events. Now, a rumor that Ty reps in the UK are being invited to a special Ty event. It is being said that beanies are going back to being released 4 times per year instead of 12 monthly releases each year!
Tystore Surprise exclusive beanie LIBERTe!!!
6-5-2004 to 6-11-2004
The Tystore is selling Canada Day exclusive beanie Union!!!
The Tystore is selling Canada Day exclusive beanie Dominion!!!
JUNE BEANIE BABIES:
Legend, Jumpshot, Huggins, Union & Jaz!
JUNE BEANIE BUDDIES:
Hero & Valor!
One dozen unopened Ronald McDonald Bears!
Buy them now for ONLY $3,999.00!!! $$$ SOLD!!!
Ronald was retired on May 3rd, 2004.
The seller wrote:
"This is an EXTREMELY rare set of 12 Ronald McDonald Beanie Bears produced for the Operators Convention in Orlando. The package has NOT been opened. Date of Birth is 4-19-2004, which is also the day Jim Cantalupo, CEO, passed away. Additionally, Charlie Bell was promoted to President and CEO on this day.
These bears were produced to celebrate 25 years of Happy Meals, and will now forever be remembered as sharing their birthdate with the CEO's last day of life. These bears are in perfect condition, and have never even been handled, as they are in original packaging. You'll find plenty of individual bears for sale, where else will you find a rare package such as this?
These are in-hand, and will be shipped immediately upon receiving FULL payment. This is a once in a lifetime opportunity for a true McDonald's / TY collector. Don't let it slip away!!!!!!!!!
Did I mention that TY has already retired this bear - meaning this is truly a RARE opportunity."
His and Hers wedding themed Beanie Babies are now in the Tystore!!
His and Hers!!!
His and Hers are 2 new wedding themed Beanie Babies soon to be Tystore exclusives according to the latest issue of Beanies and more magazine!
Sam it seems has misspelling on all of it's tags! It has been widely reported to have the word fourth incorrectly spelled as forth!
New May Beanies are coming!!!
Jack (black nose), Tipsy, Luau and Marshall. Also Red Sam, White Sam and Blue Sam.
The New Buddies are:
lessed, Scoop, Red, White and Blue.
The new Punkies are:
Swoosh, Mambo, Topsy and Zapp.
The new Teenie Beanie Boppers are:
Disco Diva and Smashing Cherise.
more April Retirees!!
According to rumors, Teenie Beanie Babies are coming back at McDonalds!
Adult Happy Meals are coming soon consisting of a Salad, Bottled Water and a Pedometer!
Have you seen the Ty Bus!!
Ms. Janie has a reader who has received Ty Buses from Japan!!!
One is a School Bus & the other is a Zoo bus.
They hold 3 Beanie Babies or Beanie Kids each.
Ms. Janie's Contest Results!!
Meet the new Tystore exclusive Siesta !!!!
Ty has posted the new April beanies named Class of 2004, Shasta, Pinata, Slick and Pappa!
Pinata has two versions, one has a black nose and one has a flag nose.
The new Beanie Baby of the month is Thank You Bear!!!
Dear has finally been announced! While Dear is in Hallmark stores now rumor is that it is currently out of stock!!!
What's new..... April Beanies!!! Ms. Janie has reported an auction for April beanies named Pinata, Shasta, and Pappa!
Blarn -e has been retired!!!
Eggbeart is in the Tystore!!!
Peepers the new Beanie Baby of the Month is on the way!!!
March 2004 Wallpaper is available!!
"DEAR" to be released April 15th or thereabouts. Mother's day bear
Listed on the Hallmark retailers site.
Only for gold crown stores.
March Beanies have been announced.
New York Ty Beanie bear, Mother 2004, Giraffiti, Jimbo, Vegas, Kookie & Mystique!!
I Love NY Ty Beanie bear with only the initials NY was a New York Show exclusive!!
Feb 2004 Retirements
Click here to see BLARNe!!
Two new New York Beanies are coming !!
I Love NY trade show gift and and I Love New York retail
Click here !!
Kookie, Giraffiti, Kookie, Mystique, Vegas & Jimbo!!
More News & Photos !!
New Asia Pacific Beanie exclusives are coming !!!!
Click here to see Joaquim, Cinta, Nara, Silver, Hannah and Ocker!!
I Love New York Ty Beanie bear New York Show exclusive coming !!!!
The Ty website has posted Deutschland the Nurnberg Show Special Ty Beanie bear !!!!
The Ty website has officially posted Heartthrob the new February 2004 Beanie Baby of the Month!!!
The Ty website has also officially posted the UK exclusive Jack!!!
Easter Beanies are coming soon. See more info on Ms. Janie's web site!
Dippy, Mr., Mrs.
Goddess, It's a girl, It's a Boy, Eggerton, Springfield, Eggs 2004 & Petey.
Japan Moromachi Ai Promo is at the Beaniehut !
The Official Portsmouth Jersey is being sold in the Tystore for $40.00 each!
Both long & short sleeves are available.
Sparks has retired!
There is a new Beanie UK Exclusive selling at the Beaniehut!
This bear will be white with Union Jacks all over it!
Renew and/or begin your BBOM subscription here!
Buy Smooch-E Beanie & Kiss-E Buddy now in the Tystore!
The Punxsutawney Official version of the groundhog is sold out. Groundhog Day will be on February 2nd!
A Nurnberg Show Special Ty Beanie bear is coming!
There are three versions of the groundhog this year.
1. Punxsutawn-e Phil 2004 - Retail Version
2. Punxsutawn-e Phil 2004 -E-Store Edition
3. Official Punxsutawney Phil
Punxsutawn-e is now in the Tystore
2004 Punxsutawn-e Phil
The Beanienews has moved to this new location, http://thebeanienews.com/ starting today
The new location will allow The Beanie News to have greater data transfer and best of all there will be no more hourly site blackouts.
The use of pictures at geocities was limited and linking to an image was prohibited.
The main page is now thebeanienews.com
Links will be made to connect the old site www.geocities.com/thebeanienews, to the new site.
Please be patient as the site is updated and links are checked. Thank you all for your continued support.
"Watch this site for an announcement about our exclusive 2004 Punxsutawney Phil Ty Beanie Baby coming soon!"
"Watch this site for an announcement about our exclusive 2004 Punxsutawney Phil Ty Beanie Baby coming soon!"
Ty has revealed a new Beanie named Jersey!!!
Jersey the bull is the new January 2004 Beanie Baby of the Month!!
January wallpaper is now available at http://www.ty.com/January2004_Wallpaper
Goodbye Randy and Theresa!!! Beanieholics has closed. We will miss the wonderful insight and news that has been provided for us so long. We will miss you dearly. ALL THE BEST!!! Click here for more info...
12/31/03 Goodbye, Farewell And Amen
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