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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jan 28, 2017 5:28 am

Interesting :)

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Feb 17, 2017 5:42 am

I hope Roger will put that card on TAI someday. This card is intresting, because it shows all the figures that belongs within that particular set.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Mon Feb 20, 2017 9:25 pm

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I hope Roger will put that card on TAI someday. This card is intresting, because it shows all the figures that belongs within that particular set.

Valérie, I uploaded the pictures of the blister on ray page. Do you know which exact animals are illustrated on it? I find it interesting that the Portuguese language was included in that card but I can't find the animal names.

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Wed Feb 22, 2017 4:25 am

The name of the other animals are not mentioned on the card I have, but I do clearly remember the shark being the TIGER SHARK (I had taken the time to look at other blister cards in the store with my friend, back in 2010 when I bought mine) and the crocodile being the SALTWATER CROCODILE. As for the cobra, I'm not sure to remember well and I remember the frog not being in the store at all (maybe it was already sold when I bought my manta ray). And the spider? I remember the species photographed on the corner (little information card) was in more brownish colors than the toy. If I remember well, it was some sort of tarentula, because the spider on the picture clearly was a big one, considering the thickness of the legs. But I'm not 100% sure...
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Wed Nov 15, 2017 3:34 am

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Here is my newest find: the Imperial 1977 Diplocaulus!!!
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:29 pm

Congrats :)

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Nov 16, 2017 3:51 am

I am happy I found this, because there are not so many companies who made a Diplocaulus model. On TAI, it is the fifth or the sixth.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Thu Nov 16, 2017 6:49 am

Congratulations Valérie! By far the most interesting Imperial figures you've presented until now. cheers Diplocaulus is such a bizarre creature and as you mentioned, not very common in toy hsape. Each rendition is an interesting collectible. Apparently, only Starlux made it before Imperial. Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:53 am

The only thing is, Imperial represented Diplocaulus as a reptile: they gave it pointy teeth and a snake tongue. Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Fri Nov 17, 2017 8:58 am

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The only thing is, Imperial represented Diplocaulus as a reptile: they gave it pointy teeth and a snake tongue. Laughing

I find these mistakes very interesting when it refers to prehistoric animals. I could read a little before posting my ignorance but was it already known it was wrong when it was released? scratch

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Nov 18, 2017 5:51 am

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The only thing is, Imperial represented Diplocaulus as a reptile: they gave it pointy teeth and a snake tongue. Laughing

I find these mistakes very interesting when it refers to prehistoric animals. I could read a little before posting my ignorance but was it already known it was wrong when it was released? scratch

Not by the Imperial people! Laughing Actually, 1970's Imperial dinosaurs looked pretty much like modern Chinasaurs and the Diplocaulus was part of a Lizards line. Imperial represented their prehistoric animals only from very basic knowledge, which is the reason why all their dinosaurs looked like "scary carnivorous lizards" around fourty years ago. In the 1980's, things changed a little bit, and their dinosaurs were closer to accuracy than the decade before: their legs were at a right angle with their bodies and they knew the difference between the herbivores and the carnivores. study
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:30 pm

My imperials:

The 'Bugs n' Jug' set (review available):

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The large lady beetle on the left (only):

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Nov 18, 2017 11:36 pm

cheers cheers cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:03 am

Wonderful! Could you take individual pictures of those figures, please? They need to be added to TAI! And we will put the group picture of your Bug in Jug set on the page as well.
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jan 06, 2018 4:36 am

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Here is my latest Imperial find: the "Remove the Skeleton" AMARGASAURUS! I found it on EBay, in its original blister card (which has a corner cut off, unfortunately). The skeletton is Inside the figure. The skin, in soft rubber, is hihly stretchable and the skeleton can be removed through a gate on the belly, and put back again in. There is also an information card included, which you can see on TAI. Yes, this figure is already on TAI!
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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:45 am

Although I have seen it already, I want to congratulate you for finding such a rare figure and concept of toy. Thanks also for sharing and cards are always very useful, even if a corner is missing. Wink

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PostSubject: Re: Imperial creatures   Sat Jan 06, 2018 6:26 am

congrats

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