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Post by Nico on Sun Jan 29, 2017 5:19 pm

Hi guys, the Dianoga trash monster that was released with US Death Star play set, is this green monster made of a solid hard plastic or a rubbery more flexible one  scratch
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Or are there variations of both ? I ask having never seen or had an original in hand  What a Face
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Post by cantina_patron on Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:23 pm

From memory Andy, the one I have has some flexibility to it (I haven't handled it for a l-o-n-g time as it's in storage somewhere  scratch  lol! ).
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Post by ourchickenshack on Sun Jan 29, 2017 6:53 pm

They're rubbery Andy What a Face
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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:03 pm

Sorry Andy, I can't help. I don't have one yet. What a Face
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Post by ourchickenshack on Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:17 pm

They are made of a rubbery plastic that is most similar to the limbs of most standard figures - maybe just a slight bit more flexible then the limbs are though however .
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Post by Nico on Sun Jan 29, 2017 7:20 pm

Steve, James, Clint , thanks for the input men cheers much appreciated Very Happy

The one I've just acquired is rubbery, so that's good What a Face
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Post by arohk on Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:00 pm

Commander Clint wrote:Sorry Andy, I can't help.  I don't have one yet. What a Face

Did find one in your neck of the woods Clint its one on my list as well.
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Post by Commander Clint on Sun Jan 29, 2017 9:55 pm

arohk wrote:[Did find one in your neck of the woods Clint its one on my list as well.
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Thanks for the link, Larry. I've seen that one before. I'm sure I could find one a lot cheaper. Just need a little bit of patiece. What a Face
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Post by arohk on Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:22 am

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arohk wrote:[Did find one in your neck of the woods Clint its one on my list as well.
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Thanks for the link, Larry.  I've seen that one before.  I'm sure I could find one a lot cheaper.  Just need a little bit of patiece. What a Face

I hear that Smile.
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Post by Dr Dengar on Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:13 am

On a side note: When having the Dianoga in my hand for the first time, I was surprised by it's sculpt.
I always assumed it was kind of Loch Ness monster having the eyes and mouth in the head part. But the mouth is located in the main body part.
Am I the only one? Very Happy
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Re: Dianoga trash monster

Post by hellhippie on Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:22 am

I had the playset as a child and still actually have parts of it . I used to play with it constantly . I remember chewing on dianoga here . luckily the one I have now is not from my childhood . I had an extra but sold it otherwise id help you out clint . they are rubbery ......and tasty


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Post by Nico on Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:48 am

Dr Dengar wrote:On a side note: When having the Dianoga in my hand for the first time, I was surprised by it's sculpt.
I always assumed it was kind of Loch Ness monster having the eyes and mouth in the head part. But the mouth is located in the main body part.
Am I the only one? Very Happy
I also assumed it was a Loch Ness monster type creature and was a bit surprised to see the mouth in the body jaw
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I've been to Loch Ness but sadly did not see the monster What a Face
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Post by Dr Dengar on Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:49 am

Haha, so Bill you were eating Dianogas for breakfast! Very Happy

Thanks Andy. I am not the only one.Very Happy
BTW: great stamp sheet!
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Post by Nico on Mon Jan 30, 2017 10:52 am

hellhippie wrote:I had the playset as a child and I remember chewing on dianoga, they are rubbery ......and tasty
lol! lol!  lol!  

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Post by hellhippie on Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:41 pm

yeah that was me lol lol! lol!

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Re: Dianoga trash monster

Post by Ian_C on Mon Jan 30, 2017 2:44 pm

I also concur they're rubbery. I've had more than one in the past (only have one right now in my own collection), and the neck is pretty bendy. The rest is a little more rigid, but still fairly flexible. The mouth sculpt also took me by surprise.

Larry, that guy advertises on kijiji a LOT. He is also a guy who overprices everything he has. Not sure if it's still his policy, but he also refused to ship, even to someone like me who lives 15 minutes from Hamilton.

I'll keep my eyes open for more, for everyone still looking for one. Smile

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Post by ourchickenshack on Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:38 pm

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Post by Commander Clint on Mon Jan 30, 2017 3:41 pm

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lol! rofl rofl That was fantastic. bowwing
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Post by Nico on Mon Jan 30, 2017 6:54 pm

Awesome picture James bowwing

Thanks again for everyone's input  cheers I just assumed that it would be made of a more solid plastic and when this rubbery type thing came out of the jiffy bag I thought WTF  affraid , however I do think it’s a cool figure, I like the octopus type sucker rings on the underneath and  the mouth is well sculpted despite being in a mad place  rockon
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Post by hellhippie on Mon Jan 30, 2017 7:40 pm

I wish they made him big like the wampa or rancor ... woulda coulda shoulda
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Post by Ian_C on Tue Jan 31, 2017 4:09 am

Maybe one day they'll do a 6" Black Series set with it, and then it'll probably be a decent scale to the 3 3/4" line. Smile

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Post by the89thchris on Tue Jan 31, 2017 9:21 pm

Lol dianoga should be photoshopped into more things more often.
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