The market for these toys took off in the late 1980s but interest has ebbed and flowed since then.
Can Australia's Hare Krishnas survive this scandal or does this spell the end of a movement that has ebbed and flowed.
As more and more cafes have touted on Brunswick Street, the madding Marios crowd has ebbed a little.
As you'd expect, the cafe has ebbed and surged over a decade.
Smiles are warmer, attitude has ebbed : the cool tones of the room.
In the following week, the storm ebbed, the cups of tea and the Bex were passed around.