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The International Muppet Trade Group - Membership Sign Up

Discussion in 'Buy, Sell and Trade' started by Cantus Rock, May 29, 2003.

  1. Cantus Rock

    Cantus Rock New Member

    I've come to find that, though many people come on asking for episodes of shows, there are only a few Muppet fans on the board who can honestly call themselves video trading fanatics. I have also found that that select few is not in very good contact, as I can only name one person from the board that I know of, which would be my very good friend G-Man (Boober Gorg). So, I propose a sort of guild, where the people who have material to trade and are willing to do so can tighten the knitting of the community, and thus do more trading (eventually leading to happiness for all).

    So, those who are definite traders, who are willing to trade freely and spread the Muppet love without being overbearing, please post here. I don't know exactly how I think the ultimate group should be worked, but when we get all the members together we can figure out those details.

    (Also, please people; don't muffin this thread. I want to keep an accurate tab on who wishes to join the group, and fluff posts will not be helpful in that task. Thanks.)

    -Matt
  2. Ryan

    Ryan New Member

    Terrific Idea Matt. I'll be posting the new stuff I recently got later. My page will no longer be updated, due to issues with Trellix.
  3. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Active Member

    Thanks for the sentiments, Matt. I appreciate it. :)

    My ability to trade tapes depends on the amount of free time I have, which is usually determined by the number of classes I'm taking. But to get the general idea of what I'm hunting for, here are some things I could use:

    Sesame Street Unpaved #2096 (a replacement for my current copy)
    Sesame Street Unpaved #2293
    Sesame Street episodes taped from PBS ... before 1994
    Little Muppet Monsters episodes
    Puppetman
    Sam and Friends episodes
    1950s and 1960s Muppet commercials
    Rowlf on the Jimmy Dean Show (full episodes, or just clips – whatever exists)
    Youth '68
    The Cube
    Travelling Matt presenting Children's ITV
    any TV appearances with Fraggle Rock characters (i.e., Cotterpin Doozer on the Today Show)
    Mopatop's Shop episodes
    Hoobs episodes
    Fraggle Rock HBO preview interstitial(s) that aired before the show itself debuted (see Phillip's first post in said thread)
    any of Jim's appearances on British TV
  4. Cantus Rock

    Cantus Rock New Member

    Ry - Jeeze, I can't believe I forgot to site you as a trader I know (check the time I posted to figure out why, lol). And yeah, another good thing this group will do is enable us to get our lists out in the open, as not everyone has an established online trade list.

    G-Man - Not at all good buddy. I'll still never forget the lovely card I received on my birthday from ya. :) Do me a favor and hold off on any massive lists in this thread though, as I just want to get a feel for the people who wish to be part of the group. When everything is established, lists will be a'flyin'. :D

    -Matt
  5. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    Could you include what you might consider casual traders?
  6. Cantus Rock

    Cantus Rock New Member

    Well, I suppose casual traders could be included, but on the condition that you must be willing to trade at some point. I don't see any point in having people in the group that are just going to be bystanders, especially if they claim to have material that others want. (Not saying you Scoot, I'm just speaking in general).

    -Matt
  7. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    I meant it something like that.

    I consider myself a Casual Trader because, while I do enjoy trading, I can't always do it for various reasons (as many of you do as well). I've actually had only one completed trade so far, and several in the works. Just gotta those finished...:o

    I meant Casual Traders in the sense that they do trade ocassionally, though maybe not as consistantly as some here.
  8. MuppetDanny

    MuppetDanny Well-Known Member

    Hi Cactus Rock

    I think your idea is a very good one and would be happy to be included. I am virtually trading non-stop. I have a lot of stuff to offer and am currently looking for stuff too. I think we have traded in the past.

    Speak soon
  9. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Active Member

    Oh, sure. At least I didn't post my ENTIRE inventory! ;):eek:
  10. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    That would be some post! :)
  11. Cantus Rock

    Cantus Rock New Member

    LoL! I think if we all posted out full inventories, we'd have the longest post on the site (length-wise, anyway).

    Danny - Glad you could jump on. I think I kind of left you hanging in a deal we had, and I can assure you that come summer I will be better apt to complete trades. Though, it is CANTUS Rock. The last person to call me "Cactus," well....he's not around as much as he used to be. ;)

    -Matt
  12. Ryan

    Ryan New Member

    Here's a list of classic Sesame Sketches I recently recieved:
    Total Number of Skits: 50

    B+E: Bert and Ernie
    NF: Newsflash
    MT: Monsterpiece Theatre

    Harvey Kneeslapper: "A" 1971
    Fat Blue orders a "Speedy Pizza" Mid 1990's
    Herry and John John- Loud and Soft early 1970's
    B+E: Bert wraps a present 1970
    NF: Rumplestilskin 1974-75
    B+E Play drums 1974
    Grover and Jessie: Marriage 1980's
    The Rhymies: Camping Early 80's
    Alien Alphabet: Green and Purple AM's 1971
    Kermit, Chris and Stephanie: Ears 1971
    I'm In Between w/Mr. Otis and Monsters Late 70's
    MMM Monster Meal 1971
    MT: 12 Angry Men 1990's
    Dragnet Parody: W 1971
    Grover sings in the park to Fat Blue: 1990's
    Grover and Derek: Teeth mid 80's
    Trippy 70's Cartoon: Boy Gets Lost 70's
    B+E Important note for Bert 1970
    MT: Much Ado About Nothing Late 80's
    The Dialing For Prizes Movie 1975
    Cartoon: King Midas and The Disappearing Dragons 1970's
    Cookie goes to the bakery 1971
    Yip Yip Aliens: Faucet 1990's
    B+E Ernie Brings Home A Puppy 1980's
    Grover and Girl: Ears 80's
    Cartoon Alien Needs Z Food 70's
    Zizzy Zoomers '71
    Robin Hood (Ernie) Auditions For Merry Men 1970-71
    Kermit and Chris: Count To 20 '71
    B+E: Let's Get Bert Angry 1970
    Ernie and Sherlock: Missing Apple 1970
    Chris, Grover, and Love 80's
    Kermit hosts a Twiddlebug Party 1971
    1,2,3, 3 Monsters! (Blue Nosed Herry, Grover, and Small Red Monster Girl) 1970
    B+E La La La 1971
    E+B At The Movies: Quiet! 1975
    Kermit: "In The Quiet Of The Evening" (Song) 1981
    Caveperson Days: B+E: Window 1980's
    Air: Bipbipbopadotta Late 1980's
    Marshall Gorver and Fred The Wonder Horse Counting Bet Early 80's
    Kermit, Grover, and Gril: "A!"1970-71
    E+B: Cherries early 80's
    Ernie Pretends Bert's Asleep late 80's
    National Association of W Lovers 1971
    B+E: Ernie Takes A Bath With Precautions 1970
    Grover's Walk Lecture 80's
    Grover: "I Like i" Song 1970-71
    Soundman Simon Buys a Trumpet 1971
    Ernie and Lefty: 8 1969
    E+B: Rhyming Game

    Also, more new stuff:
    Kermit on Genesis Awards (2003) 4
    Big Bird on The Wayne Brady Show (2003) 4
    Caroll Spinney on the Wayne Brady Show (2003) 4
    Sesame Street Tribute to Fred Rogers @ 2003 Daytime Emmy Awards (2003) 4
    Caroll On CBS Early Show (2003) 4
    Miss Piggy on Hollywood Squares (2003) 4

    Beatles Stuff:
    Help! (1965) 4
    Yellow Submarine (1968) 4

    I also got some things from BooberGorg (FR Eps.) which I will post the names of later.
  13. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    I've posted this elsewhere, but, here's some Land of Gorch sketches I have:

    • Lily Tomlin 11/22/75 I Got You, Babe!
    • Richard Pryor 12/13/75 You're Still Drunk!
    • Candice Bergen 12/20/75 Host of Christmas Past
    • Elliott Gould 01/10/76 Foam Wrecker!
    • Anthony Perkins 03/13/76 Homeless!
      a) Ploobis & Scred ask for help to return to SNL
      b) Scred offers to "stretch comedically" to stay
      c) Ploobis & Scred run out of time to perform at end
    • Raquel Welch 04/24/76 Don't Look Down
      a) Scred & Ploobis learn they are off the show
      b) Favog advises Scred & Ploobis to "pack it in"
    • Lily Tomlin 09/18/76 The Muppet Morgue
      a) The Muppet Morgue
      b) The Antler Dance

    I have some SSUs that I can post later.
  14. Ryan

    Ryan New Member

    Super Scoot-

    I'm interested in Foam Wrecker! and The Antler Dance. Can you explain the second? Also, do you have the end credits where Don Pardo says: "The Muppets are Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Fran Brill, Richard Hunt, Alice Tweety, and Jim Henson"? Email me and we can talk about it. :excited:
  15. Super Scooter

    Super Scooter New Member

    Check.

    In case anyone else is curious, the Antler Dance is about a minute long and took place during the end credits of the last episode featureing the Muppets. Lilly Tomlin calls for everyone to "do the antler dance", and the Ploobis and Scred end up joining in.
  16. frodis58

    frodis58 New Member

    I'd love to be part of this group!!!
    I have alot of Muppet stuff on tape,
    but I am also looking for alot of stuff.
    I have traded with G-man before and a few others on the net.
    I would love to work out trades for stuff I need.

    will only accept PAL recordings converted to NTSC (sorry Muppet
    Danny)

    I can't wait to get started.....
    now what do we do.......
  17. Cantus Rock

    Cantus Rock New Member

    Well, we wait another couple of days to see if anyone else wishes to join, and then...well, then I get a bright idea of sorts (though I mean, we do only have 6 members right now...I'd like to fill out the circle a little better..).

    -Matt
  18. Erine81981

    Erine81981 Active Member

    I haven't traded any thing yet but I'm working on some for The G Man. I'll try to get some of what I need and what I have. Thanks.
  19. frodis58

    frodis58 New Member

    Hey,has anyone come up with a way this will work?
  20. Boober_Gorg

    Boober_Gorg Active Member

    Cantus,

    Thanks for the gratuitous notice of your change of email address. Has anything new happened lately, besides that?


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