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New Fraggle Rock Clothing Line coming!

Discussion in 'Fraggle Rock' started by TheMonsterAteMe, Sep 25, 2009.

  1. beaker

    beaker Well-Known Member

    Yeah in a way the glut of "hip retro/obscure/geek" t shirts takes the fun out of when you *do* find some rare promo or long out of print shirt. I remember having a Johnny The Homicidal Maniac shirt and nintendo promo shirts long before hot topic started carrying that stuff.

    Im like you, if a shirt is really rare I tend not to wear it out. Though I've kind of abandoned wearing tshirts all together, and mostly wear snazzy dressshirts with a plethora of kooky off beat skinny ties.

    But...my friend *did* surprise me with this shirt I love:
    http://store.theonion.com/product/i-appreciate-the-muppets-on-a-much-deeper-level-th,2/

    Also, that's why I ONLY use woolite for my clothes
  2. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    What's with this excess of bleach? I haven't used the stuff in years, but I don't wear many whites.

    I like the vintage look, but it can be taken too far and mar the quality of the print rather than provide style. It's all in how the designer pulls it off. The shirts are cool-looking. Still, they don't need to be so complicated. A simple neatly printed image of the character with the t-shirt as background is all that's really required. In fact, that usually works best! :coy:
  3. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    That's the worst part... I DON'T use Bleach... it just sort of... happens when someone else uses it. I'd be just slightly ticked that i ruined a favorite shirt... but I'm pretty annoyed when someone else's leftovers splatter on it, or something.
  4. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Active Member

    I'm tired of only being able to find shirts that are designed to look distressed, or with characters performing out of their personality traits, like gangsta Popeye. Why can't designers just give us characters behaving normal on good quality shirts?
  5. TheHairyMonster

    TheHairyMonster New Member

    This is EXACTLY how I feel. All I want is some good Henson related shirts, that portray the characters in the manner that made me love them in the first place. Having Kermit and Fozzie dressed as rappers and stuff like that is not what I want. The "old school" look I don't mind so much.... it's not my preference, but if I have a Sonic the Hedgehog shirt I can slip on, then I'll take it. Sadly, I haven't seen many Muppet related shirts like that that I like either. I'd give anything for a shirt of just Wembley or Sprocket... the way they are meant to be. I don't want to go out in a shirt and have people assume I'm wearing it because it's hip, rather than because I love the characters.
  6. bazooka_beak

    bazooka_beak Active Member

    350 euros for the Fraggle sweater? They're crazy! I could never afford this stuff.
  7. dwmckim

    dwmckim Well-Known Member

    Really! I have NEVER seen characters behaving normal on a shirt. They just pose with a smile. If they were acting normally on a shirt, they should be panicking and waving their arms and shouting "NO - NOT THE IRON!"
  8. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    You have NO idea how much that made me laugh, man! :D

    Yeah, the Gansta type behavior, giving random characters guitars... The difference is you can pop down to Kohls or something and grab a Popeye Gangsta shirt for 10 bucks... these are almost 50. But then again, the purpose of these things is just to look cool for people with a LOT of disposable income who kinda sorta remember the "Fribbles" and think the shirts are cool because the things cost so much. You know, the kind of person that waits in line all night to buy a lumuted edition T-Shirt at Johnny Cupcakes or something... how I loathe those sorts of places. If I wanna pay top dollar for clothing, I'm going to look NICE... get a good suit, nice shoes...
  9. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Active Member

    or, "No, no--not the bleach; it'll make me disappe..."
  10. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    "Stupid lady washes colors in warm water! Oooohhh, I'm sure to fade now!"
  11. Fozzie Bear

    Fozzie Bear Active Member

    Now, don't be a gender-ist. I wash my colors in warm water, too! Wait, I wasn't s'posed to?
  12. Drtooth

    Drtooth Well-Known Member

    It was a quote from the TV show "Space Goofs." I'm not surprised no one got the reference.


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