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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #20 on: January 21, 2009, 02:14:45 »


Thank you, cachalote, for the GREAT pictures!

To echo some of our other Playmofriends, "Yes, the African theme is a definite must have!"

And, thanks, cachalote, for helping Timmy to see the correct mountain ...  ;D


Sylvia and Anne:


That is a fabulous idea, Sylvia!  There was quite a funny story involving pink plastic flamingos a few years back that took place in a neighborhood near where I live.  Sadly, however, the pink plastic flamingo has recently met its demise.   :'( 



A fabulous idea, Sylvia! (please look at the attachment)

Anne, I was sorry to read about the pink plastic flamingo's demise. However, I'm sure that they will once again return to grace many American lawns in their old tasteless way ... ;)

The attached photo shows (if you look carefully) our two pink plastic flamingos that lived by our pool in Houston.
(I think that we still have them somewhere.) ...  ;D

Thanks again everyone and all the best,
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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #21 on: January 21, 2009, 10:55:25 »
all this flamingo story made me remember seeing them when i was a kid, sailing with my uncle in tejo river, in lisbon, on the south of portugal.  :)
they are really not that exotic for me but the african-european kind that i was used to see is not as pink as the florida one...
thay look equally funny flying though (see picture)
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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #22 on: January 22, 2009, 00:18:45 »
The whole African series looks great. Thats a new Rhino and I suspect the adult giraffe may be a new version too.

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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #23 on: January 22, 2009, 23:48:23 »
There was quite a funny story involving pink plastic flamingos a few years back... Sadly, however, the pink plastic flamingo has recently met its demise.  :'( 

Thanks for the links to the news stories, Anne. :) It is quite sad that they are no longer being made - the end of an era. :(

The attached photo shows (if you look carefully) our two pink plastic flamingos that lived by our pool in Houston.

Lovely photo! They fit in really well with the landscaping. :)


I've never seen any "garden flamingos" in the UK (must be too cold for them here! ;)), but I'm pretty sure that some friends of my parents in Australia had one or two in the seventies. I can't remember if they were considered tacky or fashionable at the time. :P
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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #24 on: January 24, 2009, 03:20:24 »

. . . I've never seen any "garden flamingos" in the UK (must be too cold for them here! ;) . . .

  Or perhaps the garden gnomes scare them away (or roast them for supper  :o)    ;D
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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #25 on: January 24, 2009, 17:07:06 »
For some reason, this thread immediately made me remember this: ...

http://www.playmofriends.com/forum/index.php?topic=2216.msg24432#msg24432

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Thanks, cachalote! I'll take a look in detail, now
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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #26 on: January 24, 2009, 17:14:43 »
WOW!

BEEEEEAUTIFOLL!

I still have to get old crocodiles and hyppos ...
Now, there's the ostriches I've got to have! (have a crush on each of these animals :love: ...)

It'll take a time, though. New business must make a lot of profit :-\ :-[


That's a wonderful collection!

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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #27 on: January 27, 2009, 12:11:22 »
My wish for list just doesn't seem to get any shorter. I suspect that it's getting longer each year, as I just don't have the means to buy all the sets that I like. And I don't even like all the sets that come out each year.

Again these are sets which I would really like as well.

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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #28 on: January 28, 2009, 00:28:00 »
I've never seen any "garden flamingos" in the UK (must be too cold for them here! ;)), but I'm pretty sure that some friends of my parents in Australia had one or two in the seventies. I can't remember if they were considered tacky or fashionable at the time. :P

I ordered a pink flamingo just yesterday at "The Bistro" corner bar.
It was a little over-sweetened, but imbibable enough.

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Re: 2009 new african park
« Reply #29 on: January 29, 2009, 17:45:44 »
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