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Discussion in 'Friends and Family' started by Phillip, Sep 6, 2002.

  1. VP Weirdo

    VP Weirdo Member

    It is possible that I maybe just taking to long? For the record there nothing all that personal about the topic. As I said, reference to myself where something I wished to down play. At least this time anyway.
    Which Count would you be refering in to hmmmm?
     
  2. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    Time should not have been an issue. I'm not really sure what to tell you other than pm The Count (thats his username. Otherwise known as Ed.) He was online recently, so he is listed under the Staff Online Now box on the index of the forum. Or just skip that and try posting again :/

    Also, since we are on the subject, game threads and RP threads are always deleted unless approved by a staff member first.
     
  3. VP Weirdo

    VP Weirdo Member

    I'll probably just try again tommorow. It's nice to know of entered sure a helpfull community. So thanks again for reading.
     
  4. mo

    mo Well-Known Member

    sorry were you making a new thread or something?
     
  5. Arthur Smith

    Arthur Smith New Member

    Hi there! I'm just starting in puppet making. I have only been making puppets since May 2012 and have kind of jumped in with both feet (I've made about a dozen rod-arm puppets and am on my 2nd full-size, wearable one). You can see my attempts at
    https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150814899633152.399674.542023151&type=3.

    I am looking for ideas, tips and tricks and w
    ould love to get like minded people together to share ideas and creations So I created a Facebook page called "Making Puppets" where you can also see my creations and post your own. Please check out and share
    .
    Thanks!
    Arthur
     
  6. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Hey Arthur! Welcome to the forum!
     
  7. agripa86

    agripa86 New Member

    Hi there,

    just joined the forum so thought I would say hi
     
  8. galagr

    galagr Well-Known Member

    Welcome to Muppet Central! Wipe your feet on the mat before you come in!
     
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  9. Coz UK

    Coz UK New Member

    Hello from England!
    Longtime Muppet fan (I can remember watching Jim Henson performing Kermit on Blue Peter... it was a long while back!).

    As a kid I found a Fisher Price Kermit at a flea market, and after due deliberation, cut a hole in the back of his neck for my hand. Please, forgive me - I was but a child!

    I did have the forethought to slit the fabric under his pointy collar, tho.
    It soon got too small for my mitts, however, so I ended up restuffing Kermits head and patching up my pre-adolescent scissor work.
    I still have him. He's a little rough round the edges, and his eyes are all scratched with poorly magic-markered pupils, but I still have him.

    I remember watching Fraggle Rock with Fulton Mackay - well, when he was in the show, that is. He wasn't visiting or anything! I wanted my own Doozer! Still do, if I'm honest.

    I remember watching Sesame Street when it still aired on UK TV! I was too old for it then, but I'd watch for the Muppet bits.

    I'm soon to be an uncle, so I jumped at the excuse (ahem) to get on with some Uncle-y things, so puppets fit the bill very well. I've been a movie prop fan for a while now, so some of the skills will transfer over, I'm sure.
    I used to customise action figures, so I'm no stranger to jabbing myself with a needle.

    I've finished up one puppet, (posted my little red guy in Building) put together to polish my sewing skills and get practical hands-on (or is is that up?) experience.

    Hopefully I'll have some ideas and information to share before long!
    I already got a few questions to ask, too. :)

    Thanks for having me,
    Coz.
     
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  10. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Hey Coz! Welcome to the forum! This is the place for longtime Muppet fans, (and shorttime for that matter), so you should fit right in hear!

    :insatiable:: Did somebody say shortbread? Me want cookie!
     
  11. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forums!
     
  12. MuppetPrincess

    MuppetPrincess New Member

    Hello!
    My name is Meg...I go by the name MuppetPrincess here. I am very surprised that no one had taken that name by now.

    Anyway, I'm 25 years old and still a muppet lover. My favorite muppets are: Kermit/Gonzo/Beeker (sp?)
     
  13. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the forum Meg! And since you questioned the spelling, Beaker's name is spelled with an "ea" in the middle.
     
  14. Sgt Floyd

    Sgt Floyd Well-Known Member

    Welcome, new people, to the circus of weirdos :zany:

    Home of the only flying penguins!
     
  15. arturo rey

    arturo rey New Member

    hello everyone my name is arturo i love the muppets i enjoy shows and a great things that kids learned thru looking at them
     
  16. arturo rey

    arturo rey New Member

  17. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    Hi Arturo! Welcome to the forum! I'm sure that since you share our passion for the Muppets, you'll really enjoy yourself here.
     
  18. Vincent L

    Vincent L Well-Known Member

    Welcome to the only place where penguins defy gravity
     
  19. Hubert

    Hubert Well-Known Member

    And the only online forum where penguins are actually present...
     
  20. Artfactore

    Artfactore New Member

    Just found you guys, very excited! Muppets have been part of my whole life, I actually remember the first episode of Sesame Street and faithfully watched the muppet show every Saturday night. I was in the Muppet fan club, saw all the movies and collected all the figures and muppet puppets. They are a wonderful part of my life and will always be!
     


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