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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Dbactor » Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:44 am

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Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


That's a neat idea, just have to make sure it has enough draw to facilitate sales.

I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby digithor » Sun Apr 26, 2020 9:04 pm

Dbactor wrote:
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Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


That's a neat idea, just have to make sure it has enough draw to facilitate sales.

I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.


Educational would be interesting, maybe towards more books that could help with reading and whatnot. Nice starts already though with this line of course also.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Dbactor » Sun Apr 26, 2020 10:05 pm

digithor wrote:
Dbactor wrote:
digithor wrote:
That's a neat idea, just have to make sure it has enough draw to facilitate sales.

I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.


Educational would be interesting, maybe towards more books that could help with reading and whatnot. Nice starts already though with this line of course also.


I like the that book idea, it’s similar to what American girl did to get parents to approve of all that.


Definitely a great start to the line.
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Postby nascar246788 » Mon Apr 27, 2020 2:36 am

Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


I wish they would do this. This is their chance to show off other cultures that we don't hear from as often.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Dbactor » Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:22 am

nascar246788 wrote:
Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


I wish they would do this. This is their chance to show off other cultures that we don't hear from as often.

Hey, we’re talkin about it right?
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby nascar246788 » Tue Apr 28, 2020 1:34 am

Dbactor wrote:
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Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


I wish they would do this. This is their chance to show off other cultures that we don't hear from as often.

Hey, we’re talkin about it right?


We are talking about it lolz. Now Funko just needs to make this happen.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby renardchua » Tue May 05, 2020 10:05 am

New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby mongoose12 » Tue May 05, 2020 10:07 am

renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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nice drop considering the occasion that is may 5th!
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Postby jyc123 » Tue May 05, 2020 10:17 am

Cinco de Mayo, really well timed release haha!
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Postby evalicious25 » Tue May 05, 2020 10:40 am

All in on this series. I wonder if they'll be at HQ or Hollywood when they reopen?
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby rexflexall » Tue May 05, 2020 10:45 am

Meh today's one is a pass for me.

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Postby NCDS » Tue May 05, 2020 11:01 am

This one is one of my favorites, she is adorable!
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby InternationalPopper » Tue May 05, 2020 11:24 am

rexflexall wrote:Meh today's one is a pass for me.


I like it, but will also pass \:D/ \:D/ \:D/
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby lavery01 » Tue May 05, 2020 3:41 pm

renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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It was a pass for me today. But a great little pop for cinco de Mayo though, she’s too cute.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby nightbodega » Tue May 05, 2020 8:58 pm

mongoose12 wrote:
renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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nice drop considering the occasion that is may 5th!


I didn't even put the two together (pop and day). Guess work kept me busy to realize that. Nice work.

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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby FunkOCD » Wed May 06, 2020 12:34 am

Rosa was originally a donkey:

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Postby Gonzo206 » Wed May 06, 2020 12:54 am

renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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Oh, I really like the design!
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby digithor » Wed May 06, 2020 1:15 am

FunkOCD wrote:Rosa was originally a donkey:



Hrm that's right, can't really say I like one more than the other. They both have some nice features to them.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby FunkOCD » Wed May 06, 2020 3:18 am

digithor wrote:
FunkOCD wrote:Rosa was originally a donkey:



Hrm that's right, can't really say I like one more than the other. They both have some nice features to them.


The donkey would have been culturally insensitive!
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Ginzo1622 » Wed May 06, 2020 8:23 am

Gonzo206 wrote:
renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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Oh, I really like the design!


The design looks cool, Hopefully next year we will have Philippines
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby renardchua » Wed May 06, 2020 8:52 am

Ginzo1622 wrote:
Gonzo206 wrote:
renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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Oh, I really like the design!


The design looks cool, Hopefully next year we will have Philippines


I would totally dig the Philippine character, since I’m from Manila, but I don’t think we will have one since the already revealed all 12 characters at the back of the Pop! Around The World Pops!
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby mongoose12 » Wed May 06, 2020 10:02 am

FunkOCD wrote:Rosa was originally a donkey:

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oh wow, good catch! lol makes sense as the designs/plans can always be changed from concept to production etc
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby rexflexall » Wed May 06, 2020 10:26 am

We still need a Philippines one!

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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby digithor » Thu May 07, 2020 12:27 am

rexflexall wrote:We still need a Philippines one!


Any ideas for what they could have for one?
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby nascar246788 » Thu May 07, 2020 1:55 am

Dbactor wrote:
digithor wrote:
Dbactor wrote:I mentioned it already, but I think Funko could jump on this to highlight lower profile countries and cultures, places that are amazing but just don’t get your Ireland and Australia type attention. I think the ability to create unique figures would make them as cool as their fantastik plastik and myth pops.


That's a neat idea, just have to make sure it has enough draw to facilitate sales.

I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.


I didn't think about the educational component of this line. I like it. It is pretty awesome
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby FunkOCD » Thu May 07, 2020 6:29 pm

digithor wrote:
rexflexall wrote:We still need a Philippines one!


Any ideas for what they could have for one?


It should be BALUT!!!
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby digithor » Thu May 07, 2020 10:27 pm

FunkOCD wrote:
digithor wrote:
rexflexall wrote:We still need a Philippines one!


Any ideas for what they could have for one?


It should be BALUT!!!


That's a .....interesting idea.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Dbactor » Fri May 08, 2020 1:03 am

mongoose12 wrote:
FunkOCD wrote:Rosa was originally a donkey:

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oh wow, good catch! lol makes sense as the designs/plans can always be changed from concept to production etc

That’s a good swap
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Dbactor » Fri May 08, 2020 1:05 am

nascar246788 wrote:
Dbactor wrote:
digithor wrote:
That's a neat idea, just have to make sure it has enough draw to facilitate sales.

I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.


I didn't think about the educational component of this line. I like it. It is pretty awesome

Not that i like to tout this, but i work for a popular doll company and i always hear about how people liked it more when they focused on historical stories and stuff bc it made the toy educational. It makes sense to do this with a portion of the Funko offerings.
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby FunkOCD » Fri May 08, 2020 2:30 am

Dbactor wrote:
mongoose12 wrote:
FunkOCD wrote:Rosa was originally a donkey:

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oh wow, good catch! lol makes sense as the designs/plans can always be changed from concept to production etc

That’s a good swap


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Postby Ginzo1622 » Fri May 08, 2020 8:22 am

FunkOCD wrote:
Dbactor wrote:
mongoose12 wrote:
oh wow, good catch! lol makes sense as the designs/plans can always be changed from concept to production etc

That’s a good swap


A swap to a Xol we never knew we needed!


Maybe in the future they will end up doing the 1st version too
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Postby rexflexall » Fri May 08, 2020 10:45 am

Lots of great ideas!

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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby mongoose12 » Fri May 08, 2020 10:54 am

Ginzo1622 wrote:
FunkOCD wrote:
Dbactor wrote:That’s a good swap


A swap to a Xol we never knew we needed!


Maybe in the future they will end up doing the 1st version too


my same thoughts or perhaps a second wave is to come if the first wave is successful.
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Postby FunkOCD » Fri May 08, 2020 12:49 pm

mongoose12 wrote:
Ginzo1622 wrote:
FunkOCD wrote:
A swap to a Xol we never knew we needed!


Maybe in the future they will end up doing the 1st version too


my same thoughts or perhaps a second wave is to come if the first wave is successful.


Mayhaps but based on the stock call yesterday they're investing more into board games this year...
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby fbingha » Fri May 08, 2020 2:37 pm

Dbactor wrote:
nascar246788 wrote:
Dbactor wrote:I think people like to discover new things, and i also think it’s a good way any for Funko to make collecting educational, so parents can have fun getting their kids involved in a new way.


I didn't think about the educational component of this line. I like it. It is pretty awesome

Not that i like to tout this, but i work for a popular doll company and i always hear about how people liked it more when they focused on historical stories and stuff bc it made the toy educational. It makes sense to do this with a portion of the Funko offerings.


You can't compare the American Girl Doll Josefina to what Funko offered for Mexico in Around the World. They are really nothing more than cute portrayals of American sterotypes. There is nothing educational being served up with any of these figures.

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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby TonyFunkoFreakHead » Fri May 08, 2020 7:37 pm

Antman wrote:I'll be passing on all of them. There are none for my ancestral countries...Italy & Sweden.

I hope all of you in this to the end enjoy this creative line.


Heard that. I’d love to see what they would do with an Italian pop
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Postby FunkOCD » Fri May 08, 2020 11:56 pm

TonyFunkoFreakHead wrote:
Antman wrote:I'll be passing on all of them. There are none for my ancestral countries...Italy & Sweden.

I hope all of you in this to the end enjoy this creative line.


Heard that. I’d love to see what they would do with an Italian pop


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FunkOCD wrote:
TonyFunkoFreakHead wrote:
Antman wrote:I'll be passing on all of them. There are none for my ancestral countries...Italy & Sweden.

I hope all of you in this to the end enjoy this creative line.


Heard that. I’d love to see what they would do with an Italian pop


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Postby Ratattack » Sat May 09, 2020 12:23 am

renardchua wrote:New drop today: Rosa (Mexico)!

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I definitely like the concept, but I could swear there was another pop planned for Mexico. They showed a different glam when they revealed this line. I think it was at Fundays last year?
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Re: Funko Around the World

Postby Ratattack » Sat May 09, 2020 12:24 am

evalicious25 wrote:All in on this series. I wonder if they'll be at HQ or Hollywood when they reopen?


I'm not entirely sure. I'd say no because the first one was online only, and this was during the time both stores where open.
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