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Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« on: July 17, 2020, 18:21:06 »
I got this guy from an eBay seller. Obviously the figure may have been customised (head and hand skin-colours do not match), but the vest is distinctive with that print on the back (its a print not a sticker). Anyone know anything more about him?


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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2020, 20:05:59 »
I wonder if it is by a Playmobil group sending a figure between themselves.

I recall we had a figure called Miss Cis on PF who travelled around a bit on the old Playmoboard forum.
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2020, 20:23:41 »
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2020, 08:17:14 »
Yes, that's certainly the jacket. The figure is clearly a recombinant. Thanks tahra and playmofire!
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2020, 22:33:44 »
Hi Graham!

Do you need this figure Tahra pointed out? https://playmodb.org/cgi-bin/showpart.pl?partnum=30-00-4700

I can give you one! :)
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #6 on: July 20, 2020, 09:26:12 »
Yes, that's certainly the jacket. The figure is clearly a recombinant. Thanks tahra and playmofire!

A "recombinant"?  You've been looking through the George W. Bush Dictionary.
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #7 on: July 20, 2020, 10:14:24 »
A "recombinant"?  You've been looking through the George W. Bush Dictionary.

No, my degree is in Biology, so it makes sense to me to call random (and of no real merit) rearrangements of klicky parts "recombinants" rather than "customs." Its a Blind Watchmaker v Intelligent Design thing.
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #8 on: July 20, 2020, 10:23:28 »
Hi Graham!

Do you need this figure Tahra pointed out? https://playmodb.org/cgi-bin/showpart.pl?partnum=30-00-4700

I can give you one! :)
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Thanks, Lufty. I'll get back to you on that kind offer. I thought the jacket was from some arcane exclusive figure, which is why I bought it!
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Re: Anyone seen this Traveller before?
« Reply #9 on: July 20, 2020, 16:34:15 »
No, my degree is in Biology, so it makes sense to me to call random (and of no real merit) rearrangements of klicky parts "recombinants" rather than "customs." Its a Blind Watchmaker v Intelligent Design thing.

So you're saying klickies just arose by chance in the primordial soup?
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