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Your Thoughts: Authentic Gonzo Replica

Discussion in 'Muppet Replicas' started by Phillip, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. Tigeraffa

    Tigeraffa New Member

    Hello, I was wondering if anyone elses Gonzo says "Artist Proof" under the Limited edition type on the metal display plate? No edition number just "Artist Proof".
  2. Ignohippo

    Ignohippo Well-Known Member

    My thoughts exactly. If Gonzo ever goes on a massive sale, I may consider getting another one and doing this too. But, I really like his nose the way it is (and I thought I would hate it).
  3. frogboy4

    frogboy4 Inactive Member

    I just painted Gonzo's bottom lip pink and it makes a big difference. I didn't think it would. It's not that striking, but it gives more familiar character to the face. I'll post pictures soon. :concern:
  4. doc hopper

    doc hopper Well-Known Member

    yeah, I like it so much, I've started wearing L'eggs ultra sheer over my own nose.
  5. Keeermit

    Keeermit Well-Known Member

    i agree also, i think i prefer the stocking nose - the flocked nose makes it look just too solid. Also the one colour (which is way too dark) looks weird. kudos for trying it but i am leaving mine as is :concern:
  6. Kermieuk

    Kermieuk Well-Known Member

    Hey UK fans,

    The collector zone has now changed the date again, it is now expected on 21/3/08. Thats two weeks from today, and also Good Friday, so probably no deliveries due to the bank holiday, then Easter Monday so we may get him in the week after Easter?


  7. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    At this rate we may end up having to fork out for the bear at the same time as Gonzo. :p
  8. Telly

    Telly Well-Known Member

    I feel bad for you, my UK friends! :(

    The flocked nose does look cool, but the sock isn't as bad as the pictures make it look.
    Looking at my Gonzo now, his bottom lip already looks like it's kinda pink. I"m confused.
  9. LeanneRivett

    LeanneRivett Well-Known Member

    OK I'm on a Mega Sulk now :grouchy:
  10. antonydavanzo

    antonydavanzo Well-Known Member

    and me.......this is really stupid. I think that the collector zone have spun us a yarn, it doesnt take 2 months to transport items FACT.....I bet they just havent ordered them in time.:mad:
  11. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    They did say that they weren't even aware that Gonzo was available so maybe they didn't order them as quickly as they did with Animal.
  12. Reevz1977

    Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    The Collector Zone - The best place to get Muppet Relipcas!


    Whats a "Relipcas"?
  13. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    I love sarcasm. ;)
  14. antonydavanzo

    antonydavanzo Well-Known Member

    Its a drunk guys way of spelling replica:D

    PS The best place to get Muppet relipcas if you dont mind waiting!

    PPS I have now spelt it correctly!

    PPPS Who may order Fozzie from someone else?
  15. muppetperson

    muppetperson Well-Known Member


    Looks like someone put the master copy in with the regular stock and it got posted out by mistake.What a bonus!
  16. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    You may very well have yourself a VERY collectable piece of Muppet memorabilia there!
  17. Reevz1977

    Reevz1977 Well-Known Member

    I'll be honest, I'm as p***ed about all these delays as anyone, however who is to blame is in question. I can find no other UK retailer with him in stock, so the yarns given by The Collector zone could be true. There are also alot of US websites still listing him as coming into stock in May.

    I think there appears to be quite a lack of communication between MR and the Collector Zone which is resulting in the frustration as it stands. However, saying that, if any other UK MR distributor gets Gonzo in-stock before The Collector Zone, I will cancel my order and go with the new one. With regards to ordering Fozzie...who knows!
  18. Mistersuperstar

    Mistersuperstar Well-Known Member

    It is a pain in the a**e but we have no option but to wait. It's just made worse by seeing all the great Gonzo replica pics from our US friends. Its only a matter of a few weeks before we will have our own Gonzo's!
  19. LeanneRivett

    LeanneRivett Well-Known Member

    Maybe MR have taken the stock off the market and are relining the pupils!

    here's hoping.

  20. LeanneRivett

    LeanneRivett Well-Known Member

    Just noticed that forbidden planet are selling Gonzo for £149.00, maybe we should all jump ship from The Collector Zone and save £10

    Click Here

    You can get another 4% off if you go through Quidco Cash Back Click Here making him £143.99 bargin!

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