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This is remarkably
similar to this idea (http://
MarziMan#975793553), but I'm gonna
post it anyway.
According to the above idea, there is
sufficient technology to make custom
figurines of individual people, but
whasisname there thought they would be
of marzipan. fine, but it'll melt
and get all gross if you play with it to
much before you eat it. My idea is to have
a company that has may certain molds of
different tee-shirts, pants, shoes, jackets,
etc, and all of these in different sizes and
builds. you first order what you want your
action figure to wear, and then send in
photographs of your head from many
different angles. a custom mold is made
and your head in miniature comes out,
complete with hair. then, you can
customize what's written on your shirt, or
what pattern, or whatever. Brand names
could have special deals with the toy
then, weeks later, the fully poseable
figure is mailed to you. It would have to be
really expensive, but it would also be
really cool. Plus, if you get ones of your
kids they can put "themselves' in the ninja
turtle battle tank or whatever. also good
for voodoo. collect all of your friends!
make summer and winter collections!
customize yours to have really big biceps
even if you don't! Especially if you don't!
For additional fees, you could get kung fu
action or something. You could order
props like guitars (for musicians), sports
equipment (for the athletes), your favorite
beverage in a miniature keg ( for the
drinkers), computers (for the socially
inept), or handcuffs (for the bondage
From the HB archives: MarziMan
Circa Dec 2000: Marzipan Action Figures that look like you [bristolz, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
(?) Personalized action figures
[half, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||The URL you cite doesn't work and please use the link function to post Web references. I have done so for you . . . this time.
||Personalized action figures. http://www.andgor.com/Personalized_Figures/personalized_figures.html
||that link isn't working. And now I feel
stupid that someone's come up with it
||[half] has lost his way to the link feature, too.
||It's not that this is a bad idea, but....honestly, how often do you play with action figures?
Anyway, there's a company out there that already does this. I don't know what it's called, but it costs a load to get a personal action figure done. You're better off being in an action movie by Universal and having them make a toy of you. It'll even include a karate-kick action and a missle launcher! Whoo!!!
||All the better to annoy you with, little blonde writing hood.