Triple H opens WWE Performance Center doors to Toys R Us mascot

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The photo depicts Geoffrey leaving the empty toy store while holding a suitcase and saying goodbye to the empty shelves.

In January, it announced plans to close about 180 stores, but then in March it said it would liquidate the rest of the 700-plus stores. We chose to visit the icon toy store one last time before it closed its doors forever.

Triple H got a big kick out of the images and took to social media to tease that maybe fans will see Geoffrey in an NXT ring someday.

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So, it would seem those discussions have progressed far enough for Toys "R" Us to some hope to fans through that initial post.

Another user, @carloslinera22, wrote: 'There are sad moments in life. but this, this broke me completely.

Please sign Geoffrey the Giraffe to #WWENXT or the #WWE main roster. Thank you for everything'.

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Lazarus founded the company in 1948 and built it up to be an icon that enjoyed 70 years of success. What we found was a manager who didn't want us filming, no Geoffrey, and a pretty good sale on a small selection of toys.

It's a shame Toys R Us' doors are closed and the blame can be pointed at a lot of things including mismanaging finances to a drastic degree, but the fact is Toys R Us will be a thing future generations will only hear about in stories about the past.

In 1965, Geoffrey the giraffe became the company's mascot, appearing in his first TV commercial in 1973.

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The chain slowly began to lose its footing as shoppers moved to Amazon and competitors such as Walmart.