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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #440 on: July 15, 2020, 11:35:46 PM »
Not sure how controversial it is to say the Schleich Baryonyx is overrated, it's extremely wonky, especially the legs.
I wouldn't say EoFauna is overpriced, the price range for EoFauna models is similar to larger Schleich and Safari Ltd. figures when you buy them in Europe, what makes me wonder is why American retailers tend to double the price.
I'd assume to compensate for shipping costs?
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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #441 on: July 16, 2020, 12:38:09 PM »
Not sure how controversial it is to say the Schleich Baryonyx is overrated, it's extremely wonky, especially the legs.
I wouldn't say EoFauna is overpriced, the price range for EoFauna models is similar to larger Schleich and Safari Ltd. figures when you buy them in Europe, what makes me wonder is why American retailers tend to double the price.
I'd assume to compensate for shipping costs?

It is in no way controversial. Although new Schleich Baryonyx does have its supporters here, I still donīt think itīs a good figure either.
As to the EoFauna figures, no idea, but yes, the shipping costs to the US are horrendous at the moment.
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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #442 on: July 16, 2020, 06:51:23 PM »
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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #443 on: July 16, 2020, 08:36:55 PM »
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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #444 on: July 20, 2020, 05:10:39 PM »
Spinosaurus is boring.

Personally, I think it's the least boring spinosaurid. But maybe that's just because at least sometimes the figures come with fish.
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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #445 on: July 20, 2020, 09:48:48 PM »
Not sure how controversial this is but I enjoy small scale figures way more than big "center pieces". Not just because of the shelf space issue but because I just feel small figs have more collectability. Its easier to store and transport them, display them and overall enjoy them.
I love my Papo Spino but she is too damn big.

Spinosaurus is boring.

Personally, I think it's the least boring spinosaurid. But maybe that's just because at least sometimes the figures come with fish.

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Re: Controversial opinions on dinosaur toys
« Reply #446 on: July 21, 2020, 12:05:37 AM »
Well, there are a lot people here addicted to Kaiyodos, but yeah, even other small figures can be very charming. So it is probably not controversal. Samll is also how I prefer Retrosaurs...despite having a large Revell T.rex, which is pretty much the opposite.
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