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If you give me the numbers of the pony's you're interested in, I can send the prices through PM ;).
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I found them on an end cap near the toy section.  They had the entire end cap full of pony merch.  Clearly preparing for the movie release.
Thanks for the tip, I'll check next time I'm there. Mine had small movie related merch (bracelets,necklaces). Hope I find a pair cause I'm on the hunt for new headphones.
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Off Topic / Re: Who in the U.K remembers Playdays t.v show
« Last post by Charmer on Today at 06:05:33 AM »
I remember Playdays, though I thought it was called Playbus. For some reason Why Bird seems to be everyone's fave. Playschool was slightly more for my age though.
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Pony Corral / The definition of "mainstream"...
« Last post by Taffeta on Today at 06:04:54 AM »
So this has always been a bugbear of mine, but most recently in a flurry of polls which haven't included ponies from my childhood here in the UK...it struck me again that we have an issue with the concept of mainstream.

I know that nobody making a poll ever excludes a pony on purpose. It's more about not considering those ponies as mainstream. Equally, they're not Nirvana ponies. So where do they belong?

For me, I feel sad when I see them not included in things like polls, because it makes it harder to vote according to my childhood memories. It's obviously not a conspiracy but a hangover from the early days of MLP, when the idea of non-US ponies was new, and they got filtered off into their own 'international' section.

I've said it before but 'international' does not mean non-US, it means worldwide. It makes sense to me that there are US/Canada ponies, UK/Europe ponies etc, and then there are international ponies which were sold worldwide. Majesty is an international pony. Rapunzel is a US/Canada pony. Snowflake is a European/UK pony. Etc.

Obviously there's also this big whole thing called Nirvana now as well, which has encompassed all the variant ponies from different places of manufacture. Because that happened, though, the ones that fit into the middle - the ones that aren't regulation US release but aren't Nirvana - kind of lost their place a bit. They're still tagged with negative terms like "non-" as though they are sub-species of an existing other set, rather than with the names of their actual set. People also talk about UK variant of a pony (eg Confetti) but they don't mean variant, because she's not a Nirvana pony - they mean version.

Apologies if this is incoherent, because it's early in the morning, I've been writing an article and my brain is a bit fried. But I'd like to ask people what they think about mainstream, what their view of it is, whether that is influenced by where they grew up, whether they think it matters, and most importantly, what can be done to make sure that ponies like Gypsy or CP Bow Tie don't get forgotten in future polls and discussions.

I'd like to make mainstream considered more to be all ponies that are not Nirvana, not just US/Canada release ones. I'd also like the term international to apply to globally sold ponies, rather than non-US ponies. It's actually still the case that a common UK/European exclusive pony sells for more than a moderately common US exclusive pony, because most of the time the seller of the latter doesn't know they're selling an exclusive. That somehow doesn't seem fair now that we have a much more balanced community in terms of location and availability.

Opinions?
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Pony Corral / Re: Who's your favorite from the G1 Unicorn Sets?
« Last post by hilamb on Today at 05:50:26 AM »
Man, Gusty & Moondancer are both one of my faves. I chose Moondancer, since I love her colors and symbol.  ^.^
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Pony Corral / Re: Prototypes G1, G2, G3
« Last post by hilamb on Today at 05:49:09 AM »
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I want to cry when I think of all the lost prototypes...



Me too. The G2 had so many amaizing prototypes, I cant imagine all the G1 ones who just got tossed away.
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Pony Corral / Re: Mystery G3 Pony on Sticker Sheet - Who is she?
« Last post by nessa16 on Today at 05:46:04 AM »
I actually have those stickers. Pretty sure that's supposed to be Sunny Daze
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Pony Corral / Re: Who's your favorite from the G1 Unicorn Sets?
« Last post by Taffeta on Today at 05:44:30 AM »
It just occurred to me that Gypsy isn't in this poll. I think I didn't notice because it said G1 unicorn sets, but when I thought about it, Glory's set has Medley etc and Powder's, Heart Throb, so Gypsy should be here? (As should Buttons, in my opinion, as Gusty is and here she and Buttons are in the same set...xD)

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Pony Corral / Re: Which pony do have lots of?
« Last post by nessa16 on Today at 05:43:13 AM »
Baby Stockings or better known as the Kellogg's baby. I think that I have 2 or 3 extras at the moment.
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Pony Corral / Re: Favorite Collector Pony
« Last post by Taffeta on Today at 05:38:21 AM »
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Cotton Candy :lovey: Couldn't just pick one out of the remaining ponies so left it at that. I would have voted for Bow Tie too but she's not on there. Cotton Candy and Bow Tie were my very first ponies :lovey:

It's a good point, AJ and Bow Tie are not on there.

I actually counted four polls lately that don't include non-US release ponies. I don't mean releases that are Nirvana, but the mainstream ones. HK AJ and Bow Tie aren't Nirvana so it really doesn't make sense they're not there. Please, poll making ponies, include everyone mainstream and non-Nirvana in polls in future because it makes it hard for some of us to vote according to our childhood memories :(

If they were, I would probably have voted for them...
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