Author Topic: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)  (Read 574 times)

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Not sure if any of you noticed already, but the backside pictures of the boxes are now digital (= animated) pictures of the content:

Pre-digital era, pictures of the real plastic content:





Digital era with animated pictures of the plastic content:



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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2021, 08:12:55 »
Well spotted, Boris. When you said 'animated' I wondered if they were going to use pictures from the animated films, with fully articulated bodies, but luckily they haven't.

Digital pictures of parts have been used on 'Find Spare Parts' for quite a long time. It's not surprising, I suppose, that set contents pictures should also be done this way. I just hope they show as many parts as possible to the same scale, though I guess vehicles and buildings have also been shown at reduced scale for quite a while.
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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2021, 13:29:23 »
I'm just glad you were referring to the box art.

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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2021, 14:03:54 »
I'm just glad you were referring to the box art.

Yes, I was wondering too.
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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2021, 15:50:23 »
I'm just glad you were referring to the box art.

Out of curiosity, now I’m wondering to what you thought I was referring?  :eh?:
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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2021, 17:02:06 »
The word backside is sometimes used for a part of the human body. It has many other names, but 'situpon' is one of the more refined alternatives.
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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2021, 18:10:34 »
The word backside is sometimes used for a part of the human body. It has many other names, but 'situpon' is one of the more refined alternatives.

:lmao: :lmao:

"situpon". Uhm. Interesting. Never heard THAT one before.  :P
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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #7 on: September 03, 2021, 22:58:07 »
The word backside is sometimes used for a part of the human body. It has many other names, but 'situpon' is one of the more refined alternatives.
Exactly, apparently public schools in Britain which are not actually public are keen on paddling backsides.

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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #8 on: September 03, 2021, 23:10:54 »
Exactly, apparently public schools in Britain which are not actually public

They're 'public' in the sense that previously children were taught at home by tutors (ie in private)

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Re: Backside pictures are now digital (instead of the plastic version)
« Reply #9 on: September 04, 2021, 12:16:35 »
The word backside is sometimes used for a part of the human body. It has many other names, but 'situpon' is one of the more refined alternatives.

Let's just be honest and say all of you have a bad mind :P and I'm saying it in a decent way... Anyway, I didn't know the word was used for that part too, haha! Makes the context quite funny though... Imagine Playmobil doing that...
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