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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Mechanical Ape (?) » Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:01 pm

DaikatunaRevengeance wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 4:57 pm
pokemon uranium is a piece of shit game, but i can't help but love daikatuna

a angry fish with a katana on its head named after a famous mess of a game

it's too good for this game
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Tue Jul 09, 2019 4:27 am

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Adiwan (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 4:09 pm

I came to this sudden realization:
Funko Pop figures are today's form of garden gnomes in essence.
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:00 pm

except worse because you can't even put them in the garden

I mean you can but they will look shittier than even the most kitsch of garden gnomes
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:24 pm

i wonder if they'd melt in the sun
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Pocket (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 6:38 pm

I wish I understood why Funko Pops are even a thing. Like, early on I assumed it was a way to cheap out on the overhead involved in making figurines: Just make one mold, and paint features onto it and you can say it's such-and-such a character even though they're all just identical shapes. But then I actually saw a bunch of them together and realized, no, it's not even that; the molds really are all unique, they actually look like cookie-cutter bobbleheads for aesthetic reasons.

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by DaikatunaRevengeance (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:45 pm

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Perrydotto (?) » Sat Jul 13, 2019 7:53 pm

they're cheap to make, largely harmless and make a lot of people go "hey I recognize that thing"

plus as far as I've been told it's a thing so inoffensive that you can easily make it an alibi gift or a harmless cubicle decoration

the blandness is part of the appeal
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Adiwan (?) » Sun Jul 14, 2019 3:34 am

Yeah. That's why I think that they are on the same level of garden gnomes.
They are small and tacky and somewhat ugly and don't provide any real substantial benefit on its environment.
And yet they are produced and get thousands of different looks based on a simple template,
the Funko Pop blocky button-eyed monstrosities, the gnome standard red cap and beard.
And yet they are everywhere and bought by people.
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Pocket (?) » Sun Jul 14, 2019 4:28 am

I suppose there is one advantage they have over more on-model figurines: You could put any combination of characters from any IPs on the same shelf and they'd look like they belong together.

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Logicgate (?) » Mon Jul 15, 2019 9:15 am

Every Funko Pop I own (all four of them) is of a real person, and they fit a nice middle space of being a physical object to represent someone I'm a fan of without being a creepy doll.

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Davyinatoga (?) » Mon Jul 15, 2019 7:50 pm

THAT ALWAYS FOLLOWS YOU (follows you)
IT'S GOT A BROKEN EYE (broken eye)
THAT'S ALWAYS. OPEN.
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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Madeline (?) » Wed Jul 17, 2019 2:14 pm

I have a Prince Funko Pop, courtesy of my Secret Celestia

That’s my Funko Pop story, thanks for reading

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by minty (?) » Wed Jul 17, 2019 10:17 pm

All I know is the Doraemon Funko is terrifying, and there's about a million cute plastic toys of him. He's probably the easiest thing to make a cute toy of, and YET

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Re: ITT Post Your Random Thoughts

Post by Pocket (?) » Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:11 pm

"Fuzzy Dice" would be a good name for a furry RPG comic.

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