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For the 1st Time - BRAND NEW "MUPPETS" at BUILD a BEAR Workshop 2012!

Discussion in 'Muppet Merchandise' started by TikiColadas, Jan 7, 2012.

  1. Walter

    Walter Well-Known Member

    "Is this a gift for someone sir?"
    Yes, its for ker..pi..scoo..zie..he,he
    "OK! what color bow does Kerpiescoozie want??"
  2. Slackbot

    Slackbot Well-Known Member

    I just say it's for my niece, Zoe. It's easier to remember.
  3. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    Plus, part two... that'd probably be about 20 bucks... so... there's that end too.

    I've never in my life paid more than almost 20 bucks for a plush. I almost broke down and bought like a 30 dollar imported Freiza at a convention, and I had second thoughts about it.
  4. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    say its for a girlfriend...ive done that before, now i actually have one to go in with....but ive also played the puppeteer card...and have shown them my stuff( on phone)...i try to avoid going in when theres tons of kids though
  5. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    You Know I think the first time I went to build a bear was with my wife. There seems to be less of a problem with that. I've also built a few bears for my class as well. Having kids of my own now makes it a whole lot easier but the girls really do wind up taking the stuffed animals for themselves. Another tip... Once you buy one register it. They will send you some really impressive coupons (sometimes for a free animal) from time to time. Worth it if they are looking at doing more Muppets.
  6. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Plushes are the cheapest things to make. It's basically a chinese sweat shop worker stuffing some beans or cotton in cheap fabric. IE: Modern Sesame 6" plushes at Target and Toys R Us...man those things look like fire hazard cheapo *expletive*

    I have paid over $20 for plushes, but only for home made etsy/webcomic/anime con artist alley type ones or rare Kid Robot type stuff. I'm pretty selective with that stuff. I miss video game promo plushes when you'd preorder a game.
  7. MuppetySmurf

    MuppetySmurf Well-Known Member

    If they make Gonzo, then I have two words for Build-a-Bear;
    PUUUUUUUUURPLE TUUUUUUUUX!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    If Scooter come out, I hope the green track jacket has "The Muppet Show" logo on it.
  8. DannyRWW

    DannyRWW Well-Known Member

    I definately want scooter to be made now that we know they are puppets
  9. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    We're headed to the mall in a few days. i'll have to see and check these out ;)
  10. Frogpuppeteer

    Frogpuppeteer Well-Known Member

    may have to make a trip to the local build a bear shop..theres like 4 i know of
  11. kyunkyua

    kyunkyua Well-Known Member

    So I headed up to my local Build-a-Bear (in Germany, sorry) to see if they had the stuff in stock.
    The proportions are very cutesy, and the machine kinda overstuffed him. He looks about 8. :p But it's very well-made otherwise.
    Service was a pain, though. The first Kermit I got, the lady pulled out the thread in the back by mistake and I had to get another one. That one had a tangled thread, and it took her half an hour to fix it. So I would check the string before you pick one out randomly from the bin.

    No mini ones at all. That'll probably take a while. (Not that it would ever happen, but I think Robin would be great XD)
  12. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    Is it really a puppet?! :)
  13. KermieBaby47

    KermieBaby47 Well-Known Member

    Cool! Did they have any character voice-boxes?

    He looks great! :)
  14. kyunkyua

    kyunkyua Well-Known Member

    Yeah, but just the head. The hole looks kind of awkward.

    Not that I saw. The recordings they have are all very generic; I don't think they even make limited edition ones. But theoretically you could bring an MP3 player with the phrase you want and put it onto a personalized one.
  15. CaseytheMuppet

    CaseytheMuppet Well-Known Member

    That's what I thought. :)
  16. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    you should take a video puppeting kermit
  17. kyunkyua

    kyunkyua Well-Known Member

    I'm a teenage girl, I really doubt I'd be able to do Kermit justice. XD
  18. muppetlover123

    muppetlover123 Well-Known Member

    i meant just like moving the mouth not giving him a voice lol
  19. a_Mickey_Muppet

    a_Mickey_Muppet Well-Known Member

    VERY cute! and thanks for the pic! now the gf and I will HAVE to make the trip! :)
    KermieBaby47 likes this.
  20. Muppetboy09

    Muppetboy09 Well-Known Member

    Did they have piggy too?

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