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#21 Pocket

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 01:57 PM

Well, now we know what we're getting:



Lily Blossom. For some reason they decided some toy-only periwinkle pony was more important than Celestia, Luna OR any of the established background characters.
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 01:59 PM

On the other hand:

Yay! Another chance to get Cheerilee!
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 02:12 PM

Well, Lily Blossom is at least a nice looking character.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 02:28 PM

At least they're new molds.

QUOTE(DrSpengler @ Feb 10 2012, 12:59 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
On the other hand:

Yay! Another chance to get Cheerilee!

For me, it's another chance to get any pony. The one time I tried to get the first ones, I got Celestia, twice. I threw one away & lost the other one. This time I'm gonna try better, but knowing my luck when it comes to fast food toys, they'll either have holdovers from the previous month or all Lily Blossoms.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 02:42 PM

The same thing kind of happened with Cheerilee in the first batch. Lily Blossom could be getting some screen time, who knows?

It also looks like triple mark cuties are just large single marks.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 03:53 PM

Man those look great, I hope they'll be hitting the UK!

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 04:24 PM

Are the brushes attached to them?
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Posted 10 February 2012 - 05:00 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 10 2012, 04:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Are the brushes attached to them?


Looks like they double as keychain clasps. You can see how Applejack's attaches to the top of her head.

I imagine the rest have a similar tab for the brush to hook onto as well.

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Posted 10 February 2012 - 08:13 PM

All right, another chance to get Rarity, Rainbow and Applejack!

#30 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 04:54 AM

Hairbrushes? But isn't the hair... molded?

Also, the site has a little thing where you can ask Ponies (or Transformers) a question, if you so desire.

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 07:33 AM

QUOTE(LBD @ Feb 11 2012, 04:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hairbrushes? But isn't the hair... molded?


Their manes are molded, but their tails are brush/comb-able.

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Posted 11 February 2012 - 10:21 AM

Okay, those look really good. Hot dang! But they're all new molds, so that means I STILL have to hunt down wave 1. :/
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Posted 12 February 2012 - 03:32 AM

QUOTE(NightViper @ Feb 11 2012, 07:33 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(LBD @ Feb 11 2012, 04:54 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Hairbrushes? But isn't the hair... molded?


Their manes are molded, but their tails are brush/comb-able.


*looks again*

*squints*

...yeeeeeeah, I guess they are, aren't they?

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Okay, maybe I'm in the minority, but somehow... I'd just feel more comfortable brushing their manes than their tails. Not that I plan on any brushing (I'll leave that to my wife), but just generally speaking...

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#34 Pocket

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 12:42 AM

I think the logic may have been that the ponies have such distinct mane styles this time around that they're better off molding those so they actually look like the cartoon. Previous-gen McDonald's Pony toys had "hair" manes and plastic tails instead.
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#35 LBD "Nytetrayn"

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 05:24 AM

Ah, that makes sense.

Still...

Anyway, how long until these hit?

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Posted 14 February 2012 - 10:05 PM

QUOTE(LBD @ Feb 14 2012, 04:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Anyway, how long until these hit?

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I think either the last weekend in February or the first in March. Friday is usually the day they start the new promotions. I got the last set, but only kept the main cast. I might have to go back and find Celestia, as she may be better to scale with the blind bags.

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 11:53 AM

I kinda want to get some of these 'cause they're cheep, but I already have the PVC pack for the mane six and I duplicating would be overkill. And while Cheerilee is nice, I don't really want one of those just yet. Ah well, what can I do?

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Posted 15 February 2012 - 02:04 PM

QUOTE(Edwin @ Feb 14 2012, 10:05 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(LBD @ Feb 14 2012, 04:24 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Anyway, how long until these hit?

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I think either the last weekend in February or the first in March. Friday is usually the day they start the new promotions. I got the last set, but only kept the main cast. I might have to go back and find Celestia, as she may be better to scale with the blind bags.

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Thanks, I was wondering that too. Have to get there before they sell out.
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Posted 23 February 2012 - 03:24 PM

QUOTE(PhantomFox @ Feb 15 2012, 09:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I kinda want to get some of these 'cause they're cheep, but I already have the PVC pack for the mane six and I duplicating would be overkill. And while Cheerilee is nice, I don't really want one of those just yet. Ah well, what can I do?

The Fluttershy happy meal toy would be better than the official PVC since its not just Rainbow Dash with pink hair.
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Posted 24 February 2012 - 10:18 PM

QUOTE(Corgsopal @ Feb 23 2012, 03:24 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
QUOTE(PhantomFox @ Feb 15 2012, 09:53 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I kinda want to get some of these 'cause they're cheep, but I already have the PVC pack for the mane six and I duplicating would be overkill. And while Cheerilee is nice, I don't really want one of those just yet. Ah well, what can I do?

The Fluttershy happy meal toy would be better than the official PVC since its not just Rainbow Dash with pink hair.


Yeah, but judging from the old Twilight I have, they're not to scale with the PVCs. And I don't want two sets of pony. There's having ponies on my desk and then there's just overkill.

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