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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #990 on: October 10, 2018, 06:30:32 PM »
I kept my Rainbows too close to my AC so the scent is no longer on them. I haven't noticed any change in their plastic, perhaps it helped somehow?
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #991 on: October 10, 2018, 06:55:00 PM »
yes typical scented pony vinyl discolouration :(
i was worried that might happen. thanks for the heads up, i won't be buying moonie now :(

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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #992 on: October 10, 2018, 09:01:03 PM »
*runs off to check on her Rainbows* 

hmmmm my Starshine and Moonstone still seem perfectly fine.  *crosses hooves*  they also smell very nice still!

Do you keep yours in a dark room or does it get any sunlight at all?  Mine are almost always in the dark because they are in my bedroom and I pretty much only sleep there and we only have a low-intensity lamp by the bed...

Maybe some of them were exposed to high heat when they were being transported from China or in warehouses.... :(  sad, so sad...
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #993 on: October 10, 2018, 11:57:44 PM »
I checked my Rainbows also. Moonstone and Starshine are okay but my Windy has faint yellow discoloration around her neck. :sad:  I’m pretty sure that it wasn’t there when I bought her. All my Rainbows ponies have been stored in my closet still MIB and the boxes wrapped up in plastic shopping bags to further protect them. The only sunlight mine were exposed to was walking from the store to the car and taking them out of the car and inside.


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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #994 on: October 11, 2018, 06:33:59 AM »
I saw it very badly on a Parasol in store a few weeks ago.

My Moonstone is at home...she came from a bilingual box so may not have the issue but she was fine last I saw her.

The Starshine I bought for sister has some light discoloration. Sister knows this and is fine with it, she's not that fussy and it's only faint at the moment. The other one in store also had this issue.

I have 2 Windys at the moment back home, one of which I will debox. I am waiting to see in Nov when I go home whether either has discoloured...which will probably help me decide which to debox...one is in bilingual box and one in English.

Right now my biggest worry is that if basic fun get lots of complaints about discolouring rainbows they might stop the line, so if people are contacting them about this, please be constructive ;) Ponies are great, less scenting please...

I have to say the collector ponies are really lovely quality though. And since they're not scented I'm hoping for similar from wave 3 - anyone confirm their quality?

@Shabbychicdee - I'm sure someone can grab you a Skydancer somewhere for cheaper than that even WITH shipping O.o. That's crazy. It is strange they aren't included as here on shelves Skydancer seems the least popular and Moonstone the most...O.o. But it might just be distribution. I have yet to see a whole complete set of either release on shelves in any store. I think they are coming in boxes of 6 here, I assume anyway - but it was a mite suspicious to go into John Lewis and see 2 of most every rainbow but no Moonstones. Either she sold super quick or she didn't arrive...o.o. Even more weirdly she was the only Rainbow they had in the other John Lewis in central London last time I went...so I wonder if boxes are actually being split up.



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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #995 on: October 11, 2018, 05:43:50 PM »
I was in another Target yesterday and they had all of the rainbows. I thought about getting them for someone on the board, but there is so much going on right now it is a bit crazy. They had the whole set, but no unis or pegs.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #996 on: October 11, 2018, 07:59:43 PM »
Just stopped by my Target for a snack, and they actually haven't had the unipegs since I bought them. Had Collectors and rainbows. I didn't think to check for discoloration, but I'm surprised there are as many Collectors as there are, still.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #997 on: October 11, 2018, 08:14:37 PM »
I wonder if the discoloration is in part because of the plastic packaging.  I bought some pretty turquoise vinyl piggy banks from TRU a few years ago and left them in the plastic wrap until I had a chance to paint them.  Well, when I pulled them out of the box I'd put them in (in the closet so no exposure to sunlight), they had discolored to kind of an ugly yellowy teal color so now they'll need full repaints instead of just cute critters on the side like I'd originally planned.  And they don't seem to have discolored further after removing them from the plastic they came in.  I wasn't sure if it was something like plasticizer leakage inside the plastic wrapping or just because the plastic in the wrapping was different than the plastic of the bank and there was chemical reaction thing going on.  Does anyone have a Moonstone that discolored after they opened it or is it only with MIB ponies?

I am sad that Moonstone is showing up discolored because Moonstone and Parasol were the two Rainbows that I haven't been able to find yet.  Also still haven't seen Cotton Candy or any of the Uni/Peg set.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #998 on: October 11, 2018, 09:01:10 PM »
There's a Moonstone at one of my Targets with that discoloration as well as the top of her ringed planet displaced.  I am wondering if it's the scent oil.

Something I saw last week was a little girl with her dad looking at the retro ponies.  Unfortunately, she didn't get Parasol because she didn't like her scent, she wanted Skydancer (the yellow one as she called her) but she wasn't there.  I think that goes to show these classic ponies aren't just being bought by collectors but by little kids (or more accurately their parents) as well.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #999 on: October 12, 2018, 01:11:29 AM »
Has anyone found the Uni & Peg ponies in the NYC area.

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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #1000 on: October 12, 2018, 01:31:02 AM »
It will be interesting to see how the rainbows hold up to ageing because of they're scented. My best friend who was born just as G1 was wrapping up in the States even knows about the reissues. And she's not a MLP person, said she was more of a Breyer kid. :lol: So it seems these are catching the eyes of non-collectors which I think is great.

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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #1001 on: October 12, 2018, 11:45:40 AM »
Something I saw last week was a little girl with her dad looking at the retro ponies.  Unfortunately, she didn't get Parasol because she didn't like her scent, she wanted Skydancer (the yellow one as she called her) but she wasn't there.  I think that goes to show these classic ponies aren't just being bought by collectors but by little kids (or more accurately their parents) as well.
Aww, how sweet :) I'm so glad kids are buying them. When I went to Target once, I had a casual talk with a passerby my age; she asked about the retros and remembered them from her childhood, and liked that they were coming out with them again.

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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #1002 on: October 13, 2018, 08:31:33 PM »
Why is it only moonstone being discolored?

How is the scent applied? Is it IN the plastic, or just dabbed on the pony. Was it different for the Sundae best ponies in the 80s? (Did any of those turn colors?)

I popped her head off to sniff her insides. (Ok, that sounds weird). I didn't realize there was a big plug on the head. :/ If anyone is planning for customs, that's gonna be a bummer to cut out.

But on another note. I bought mine knowing there was the slightest mismatch with the body and head. And it looks like the body which is just a little bit yellow on the outside is more blue on the inside. I'm just curious for those who are having their ponies turn colors, what it looks like on the inside for them.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #1003 on: October 13, 2018, 08:35:20 PM »
Why is it only moonstone being discolored?

How is the scent applied? Is it IN the plastic, or just dabbed on the pony.

I popped her head off to sniff her insides. (Ok, that sounds weird). I didn't realize there was a big plug on the head. :/ If anyone is planning for customs, that's gonna be a bummer to cut out.

But on another note. I bought mine knowing there was the slightest mismatch with the body and head. And it looks like the body which is just a little bit yellow on the outside is more blue on the inside. I'm just curious for those who are having their ponies turn colors, what it looks like on the inside for them.

That is a good question, I didn't think to look inside.
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Re: 35th Anniversary Collectors Pony's - Part 2!
« Reply #1004 on: October 13, 2018, 08:44:16 PM »
That is a good question, I didn't think to look inside.

I get strangely curious of why and how sometimes. ^^; haha...
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