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PostSubject: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Fri 01 Jul 2011, 20:22

Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd? It is certainly mine and i was wondering if anyone else shared the same opinion?
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Fri 01 Jul 2011, 20:25

I like very much SAFARI Ltd but I love too much brand to have a favourite I love you

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Fri 01 Jul 2011, 20:33

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I like very much SAFARI Ltd but I love too much brand to have a favourite I love you
Same here Very Happy I don't have an absolute favourite Very Happy each brand is better at some things than others, so equally I love all brands cheers but if I HAD to choose I think my favourite brand would be Papo study

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Fri 01 Jul 2011, 20:58

Safari is high in me in terms of diversity and dinosaurs but now I'm more concentrated in prehistoric mammals and wild life in general.
I like a lot Safari but it is very hard for me to find the brand because I don't buy online. Anyway it is being possible to find some Safari masterpieces with the help of Susanne, Kikimalou and Kristie! All friends from this forum. But my favourite pieces are mostly from Papo and I'm sure in near future I will be very concentrated in Mojo.

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 06:15

Safari is my favorite #2 brand (Papo's #1).
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 07:10

I also like Safari, mainly because of the many species they make.

But the painting isn`t always very good. They would need Harriet to come and teach them a thing or two Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 07:35

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I also like Safari, mainly because of the many species they make.

But the painting isn`t always very good. They would need Harriet to come and teach them a thing or two Laughing

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 07:58

I would say it is not my number one...Papo has that spot for me too!

Safari is very hard to find outside America. They have great species and a wide variety of themes...but they also have bended legs, some really ugly paintschemes and too many tags!!!
Papo are more realistic when it comes to some animals, like felines and hoofed mammals. And they are better moulded. Their dinosaurs also look terrific!!!! tongue
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 12:22

Lance, please don't tell to your school friends that you've found a forum called Schleich where everybody loves Papo! They will think we are crazy and we are not! No, no, no,! pale
Everybody also loves Safari as you do and as you collect different species and you are North American Safari is the perfect brand for you, anyway you can always add some more Papo in your collection! You will be not disappointed! :)
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Sat 02 Jul 2011, 20:28

How long til we change the name to Papo-Safaritiersammler?
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sun 03 Jul 2011, 10:13

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How long til we change the name to Papo-Safaritiersammler?

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sun 03 Jul 2011, 13:37

For Me it is Too Hard to just pick one brand!! If I was forced to only collect one thing it would be Safari's Wildlife Wonders!
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sun 03 Jul 2011, 14:22

Don't have any favorite brand at the moment & love all of them.

Important thing for me now is the details & Sculpting.

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Sun 03 Jul 2011, 19:00

If I had some more money I would collect the figures from Anna, Harriet and the other talented friends from this forum that you know who they are, without any doubt! :)
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Mon 04 Jul 2011, 12:52

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How long til we change the name to Papo-Safaritiersammler?

Easy...

SCHLEICH 466 topics, 8555 posts

SAFARI Ltd + PAPO 266 topics, 6106 posts Wink

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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Mon 04 Jul 2011, 21:21

Just because Schleich has more posts, doesn't mean they're the best...
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PostSubject: safari   Mon 04 Jul 2011, 22:03

safari figures typically have a smoother, softer texture than Schleich figures and have brighter colors, but it does not necessarily mean Safari is better.
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Mon 04 Jul 2011, 23:50

I'll always buy Papo and Safari before any of the other brands!
FYI, this year, I will not purchase any figures from Schleich, CollectA, Bullyland, AAA, or Mojo! Honestly, nothing against them, they're just not my style.
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 00:16

you crazy French Macaque! I love your posts, if only because I smile every time I see your picture!
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 00:17

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I'll always buy Papo and Safari before any of the other brands!
FYI, this year, I will not purchase any figures from Schleich, CollectA, Bullyland, AAA, or Mojo! Honestly, nothing against them, they're just not my style.

Are you a major Safari collector? How many of the original series from the 1990's do you own?
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 00:41

From the 90's all I have are from the Vanishing Wild collection, African elephant, male and female gorillas, jaguar(spotted and melanistic) and Great White Shark(From their Monterey Bay collection).
I started with my Britain's, then just collected if I saw something I liked, which is what I still do to this day(Including my other toy collections: Star Wars(Hasbro 3' 3/4" figs-I collect new figures(Plus I have my old figures from 70's and 80's) from the ORIGINAL 3 movies), Jurassic Park(90's), Batman(Older Hasbro and current DC Direct), Jakks WWE figures(Now Mattel has the license and I don't care for the body type of the figures(Faces are perfect), so I don't collect) and Planet of the Apes(Tim Burton's version had good figures of Attar, Thade and Gorilla soldier). Basically, it was Papo got me back into hard core animal figure collecting.
As I said before I really think Safari is on the right track, if they continue with
making nice figures like their Indian rhino(That's probably their best figure) and more Wildlife Wonders(Blue Ribbon horses are nice as well)!

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 00:50

I don't have a style, I will not collect the Papo zebra because I like Papo style! I don't close my eyes to a nice figure only because of the brand... brands are only references to know where to find the figures! How can I forget the fantastic Bullyland vultures only because lions are toyish, are the Bully vulture and the lion the same figure only because we see the same name in their tags??? Suspect
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PostSubject: Baltimore zoo   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 01:23

My "style" or "preference" leans towards Papo and Safari. But if one of the other companies really made an awesome figure I liked, I would definitely purchase it.
But I respectfully disagree with you because each brand has their own unique style(I'm sure not all the same artists/designers work on the same animal groupings(Because I agree, Papo needs to upgrade their zebras for sure!)).
So each brand has good figures and bad figures!
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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 05:30

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Just because Schleich has more posts, doesn't mean they're the best...

I know SCHLEICH is not the best Laughing Laughing Laughing

But if we would change the name one day, I hope we will not choose a company name again Wink

STS is named STS because the daddy chose this name... And he is still the daddy Wink Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Whose Favorite Brand is Safari Ltd?   Tue 05 Jul 2011, 05:32

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you crazy French Macaque! I love your posts, if only because I smile every time I see your picture!

Your new avatar is wonderful too cheers Laughing Laughing Laughing

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