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PostSubject: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:22 pm

Where I live is almost as far away from cities as it is possible to get in Denmark.

App 20 minutes drive from here there is a village with a few shops. I was very surprised last Sunday when I saw that the shop selling knitting wool and such, also had some CollectA´s Shocked

Monday I went to see what they had, but the shop is closed on Mondays ! So I bought a large cake in the shop next door instead. yummy Laughing

Thursday I went there. And it turned out that what was in the window was all they had !
I almost emptied their stock, now I had really set my mind on CollectA - Laughing I must say, it made it easier to chose !
But I am quite pleased with them anyway Wink

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I like the bears.

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A pinguin....

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There was no mom for the fawn, but Crocger thinks he may find one for us Very Happy

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The paint mustang looks much better than in the catalogue.

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This one is very impressive

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And the pony is not nearly as weird as it looks in the catalogue

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This tiger, - He is very angry ! His make-up artist gave him ladie`s eyelashes cheers


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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:36 pm

:) :)

this is a big prize for you ...

I seems , that collecta to have beautiful animals .
Each time, I buy more and more.

you enjoy it...........
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 10:45 pm

Congratulations Susanne! The lady of this shop should be very happy! A real hunter only 20 minutes from her little shop! :)
I never see these bears, look very nice!:)
Crocger will certainly try to hunt a doe to complete your family! I mean, the red deers family!EmbarassedWink
The horses are interesting, you have two pintos, one from older style of sculpting, the Mustang from 2007 and the 2010 Barock Friesian already a sculpting of Deborah!:)
This 2007 Shetland poney goes away very fast from my shop and is available in 4 colours, chestnut, palomino, black and white!
This is the 2010 tiger, I have the older already retired from catalogue! He have a big mouth!!! :afraid: cat cheers

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:16 pm

Thankyou, Fernando and Roger flower

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Congratulations Susanne! The lady of this shop should be very happy! A real hunter only 20 minutes from her little shop! :)
I never see these bears, look very nice!:)
Crocger will certainly try to hunt a doe to complete your family! I mean, the red deers family!EmbarassedWink
The horses are interesting, you have two pintos, one from older style of sculpting, the Mustang from 2007 and the 2010 Barock Friesian already a sculpting of Deborah!:)
This 2007 Shetland poney goes away very fast from my shop and is available in 4 colours, chestnut, palomino, black and white!
This is the 2010 tiger, I have the older already retired from catalogue! He have a big mouth!!! :afraid: cat cheers

Talking about red deer, - today my son and I took the dogs for a long walk in the woods (run for me, Kristian`s legs are much longer than mine, gasp, gasp ! Embarassed ), and we saw TWO heards of red deer ! One flock was almost 20 of them !!!! The dogs got completely mad, such a noice, I had the two gazehounds, they almost pulled my arms off Very Happy

Arh, please, please, Roger, will you show us a picture of the retired tiger bounce bounce bounce
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:42 pm

Here is a old picture from the old tiger, this one is not a mad guy! :)
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sat Mar 26, 2011 11:55 pm

He looks like a real nice kitty cat Laughing
They surely have changed the style Shocked
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 12:02 am

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He looks like a real nice kitty cat Laughing
They surely have changed the style Shocked

Yes, a cute kitty and the new one a mad cat! cat Maybe the first thinking in girls market and the second in boys market! Idea Anyway for me better than old Schleich tigers but very far from the quality of the Papo tiger! Two more to collect! :)
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:02 am

Congrats Susanne! I really like the pinto horse and the Shetland! :)

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:30 am

Wow that was a wonderful find, fancy that right there where you live! The bears are gorgeous. Congratulations Susanne cheers cheers

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 10:16 am

Woah! Congratulations! I love the bear family, and the pinto horse really looks better than in the catalogue! And that tigress is really funny with those eyelashes :) The only thing is that the black pinto baroque horse looks better all in black, those white markings are not very well done. But it´s lovely too!

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 11:09 am

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Monday I went to see what they had, but the shop is closed on Mondays



What's strange about that? Very Happy
Congrats Susanne, will the store get new batch?

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:09 pm

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Monday I went to see what they had, but the shop is closed on Mondays



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Congrats Susanne, will the store get new batch?


It´s strange a shop is closed on Monday :)

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:11 pm

I know, just a bit or irony on sunday morning Wink Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:31 pm

Here in Portugal Museum shops are closed monday! Of course regular shops not, and I will try to find the doe today, Sunday, CollectA shop is in a Shopping Center! :)
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 1:35 pm

I win, we have Schleich in Drug store Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 2:53 pm

Thank you friends, I am happy that you also like my "country"-figueres Very Happy
I hope she will get some more, hopefully some of the new ones.

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I win, we have Schleich in Drug store Laughing

Laughing Schleich were the first to sell from Bookshops here !

Having closed on Mondays, - I could understand Friday if the owner was Jewish, - buy MONDAY Shocked

Well, it is not many years ago when schools and many shops were closed a week in the autum. The week when the potatoes had to be collected ! Now it is done by machines, of course, but some still take a "Potato-holiday" : A week off in October drunken
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 3:32 pm

Those are really nice, thank you for the photos.
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 6:08 pm

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There was no mom for the fawn, but Crocger thinks he may find one for us Very Happy


Hindberta is preparing her bagages to join her son Fawnbert in Denmark! Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:46 pm

Hurrrraaaayyyyy !!!!! bounce cheers bounce cheers

Hindberta looks like the dream of a a Mom for Fawnbert queen Very Happy Very Happy
I am sure Stagbert will be delighted, too king rendeer Very Happy

And so am I, - ohhh, it would have been terrible if they never had got a mom, - now CollectA has started making a quite different family, this could easyly have been Shocked Crying or Very sad

WOW, Rogerbert, you sure are an exceptionelly fantastic Friendbert flower I love you flower sunny
Me oh my, I am SO happy cheers Thankyou, thankyou, thankyou cheers

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 8:44 pm

I know you love to complete families, isn't it Friendberta??? Very Happy Very Happy I love you

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Sun Mar 27, 2011 9:00 pm

And they lived happily ever after study

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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:43 pm

Congratulations Susanne! Lovely additions. I especially like seeing a different photo of the paint mustang. He looks much better in your photo than in the catalogue. I have not been very interested in him before, but now that I've seen he can be almost handsome, in his own special way, I am much more keen to get him.

You are very lucky to have a shop that stocks Collecta near you. I have yet to find anywhere near here that sells them Sad I was almost starting to think that you couldn't actually buy them anywhere in shops and that they were only available online. I really must get a new order in from Australia soon, there are a few animals that I very much would like to add to my small collection, but for some reason I've been postponing placing my order several times. However, after having seen your pictures I feel very motivated and I must get my act together and sort out my order:D
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Wed Mar 30, 2011 10:58 pm

Hi, Matilda, good to hear from you Very Happy
Are you back in Sweden yet ?

Yes, that mustang surprised me also. He is actually quite nice.
Perhaps he should walk a little uphill, the way he holds his neck could indicate it.
I think I will try that tomorrow in daylight outside if the weather is not too awful Wink
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:30 pm

Wow, you remember me!
No, I'm still in England and I think I'll be staying here for a little longer; I quite like it Wink

I think you are right about him walking uphill. Maybe even with a little carriage. If you do try it, post some pictures please!

I have just placed an order of Collectas from Australia. The Frieser Stallion, the bay thoroughbred mare, the black appaloosa and the grey arabian mare. I'm very excited! The bay thorughbred mare was my main reason for ordering them, I think she looks absolutely stunning and I hope she looks as good in real life as she does in the pictures I've seen. The others looks good too and I especially like the look of the frieser stallion; he should be gorgeous. Hopefully they'lll be here before too long!
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PostSubject: Re: From the middle of nowhere   Fri Apr 01, 2011 2:00 pm

So you like England ? It is a great country, and they make the world`s best chutneys Razz

Uhh, I don`t even dare to look at that Australian site, they have SO many wonderful figueres. And now the new Schleich and Bullyland are comming soon, money, money, money Shocked

You are right about the Mustang, - carring something, - or perhaps pulling one of those, - what are trey called - with two sticks along the sides of the horse and the end of the sticks trailing on the ground ?

Unfortunately I am a real clown at making small things because I have arthritis in my hands. I could be so much fun to make, - maybe an idea for some of the artists in the forum ?
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