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I’m a 51-year-old Aspergic CAD-Monkey. Sardonic, cynical and with the political leanings of a social reformer, I’m also a toy and model figure collector, particularly interested in the history of plastics and plastic toys. Other interests are history, current affairs, modern art, and architecture, gardening and natural history. I love plain chocolate, fireworks and trees but I don’t hug them, I do hug kittens. I hate ignorance, when it can be avoided, so I hate the 'educational' establishment and pity the millions they’ve failed with teaching-to-test and rote 'learning' and I hate the short-sighted stupidity of the entire ruling/industrial elite, with their planet destroying fascism and added “buy-one-get-one-free”. I also have no time for fools and little time for the false crap we're all supposed to pretend we haven't noticed, or the games we're supposed to play. I will 'bite the hand that feeds' to remind it why it feeds.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

News, Views Etc . . . Barney's Site and Maths Shite

Latest update from Barney Brown's Herald site was announcing Swoppet mounted had come in, but it was a few days ago, still; worth a visit as there was other stuff come-in;

Also, and specific to this morning's post here, Barney has one of the Kleeware stage coaches;

Buyer's keepers, loser's weepers!


Meawhile and ONLY for those of you who enjoy mathematics (crazy nut-jobs!), here's a maths problem for you, it's all about Toy Soldiers, and no - I don't care! I've got Asperger's - I can't add a shopping-list up to the same total two times in ten tries, as far as maths is concerned I'm a retard!


We should have a picture . . .

How they come in; . . . a quid-fifty's worth the other day, charity shops, a somebody-cat Thundercat, a Wickie the Wiking! And an interesting, seemingly pretty current, copy of the Elastolin farmer, but from China, in hard polystyrene. I know, bloody action-figure, how did I end up with an action figure? Because it's Thundercats and quite small, is how . . . and 50p; it was dirt cheap!

Vicky looks like she's killed an Imperial Dalek; a baby one, and is wearing its skirt . . . as a skirt! Or, at least I think it must be an updated, feisty, teenage, 'chicky-babe' Vicky, as the Heimo originals were a much younger 'cutesy' sculpt? She may also be Phidal?

Google (upon posting) says 'No!', not Wicky, nor Vicky (or even Ficky, but that's rude!) does anyone know who she is? Soft PVC?


Terranova47 said...

I stand with you in responce to this math problem. I do not understand the questions let alone solving them.

Hugh Walter said...

You either can or you can't with maths, and the 'cans' are some alien minority, bent on . . . err . . . something nefarious to do with shopping lists - I'm sure!


Anonymous said...

She's Astrid from the "How to train your Dragon" franchise of Films,

Hugh Walter said...

What a star you are anonymous Sir or Madame! And I was only looking at a boardgame/puzzle thing of it the other day (no figures!) but didn't make the connection . . . [Googles] . . . and she is Phidal, How to Train Your Dragon 2

Thanks Anaon!