Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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24-Pack of Civilians

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Whenever I played with toys as a child, I always had unwitting nomal people caught up in G.I. Joe battles or being saved by Luke Skywalker or Batman. But these normal folk were invariably other action figures who just didn't have their guns or accessories attached. A package of twenty four 3 and 3/4 inch civilians, dressed in casual clothes, possibly with little plastic cell phones and magazines, would solve this dilema.
notmarkflynn, Jan 24 2006

(?) People walking, 8-pack http://www3.towerho...001p?&I=LXREL7&P=ML
Like this? [ato_de, Feb 26 2006]

Homies http://www.streetgangs.com/homies/
[klibeson, May 12 2006]

Horrified B-Movie Victims Playset http://www.perpetua...IEWPROD&ProdID=1728
Not quite the same, but somewhere near it. [jutta, Nov 20 2006]

Wargames miniatures, civilians pack (one example of). http://www.noblekni...sp?search=civilians
Very baked. Wargames miniatures manufacturers have been producing such things for yonks. [DrBob, May 15 2009]

civilians http://woodlandscen...ScenicAccents#A1821
lots of them! [xenzag, May 15 2009]


       This would be perfect for the sheltered home schooled kid whose parents fail to teach them about conflict, violence, and the cruelty of the real world.
Jscotty, Jan 24 2006

       And I wished there were more normal kinds of Matchbox cars.
phundug, Jan 24 2006

       Next idea: Matchbox Pinto.
notmarkflynn, Jan 25 2006

       Ooh, definitly. Accessories could include a baby carriage and different scenarios (crumbling building, busy intersection, etc)
PollyNo9, Jan 25 2006

       Nice. Get your kids to know the meaning of 'collateral damage' as early as possible.
Trickytracks, Jan 25 2006

       "See, Billy? These people aren't important because they don't have guns." OR "See how hard it is for GI Joe to do his job right? You hurt that baby."   

       Either one. [+]
shapu, Jan 25 2006

       24 undercover G.I Joes, cool.
skinflaps, Jan 25 2006

       ooo! You could have all kinds of varients too.   

       24 pack of suburbanites, with minivans and SUVs.   

       24 pack of yuppies. Suits and BMWs.   

       Church Pack A (Mormon or Catholic): four adults and twenty children.   

       Church Pack B (Unitarian): Fourteen Adults, Ten children (mostly asian).   

       Church Pack C (Evangelical): Twelve adults, twelve children, prejoined into groups of One Man, One Woman, One Boy, and One girl.   

       Protester Pack A: Twenty-three aging hippies and one reporter.   

       Protester Pack B: Teenagers with Bongs.   

       Counter Protester Pack: Three protesters, twenty-one reporters.   

       Soccer Holigans: In uniforms, with beer cans.   

       Nascar Holigans: In lawn chairs, with beer cans.
Galbinus_Caeli, Jan 25 2006

       When I was a kid, GI Joe (Action Man where I grew up) was big enough to play with Barbie, so we just hoiked the girls' dolls when we needed civilian casualties, nurses, etc.
DrCurry, Jan 25 2006

       Yeah, but the newer Joes are a lot smaller than today's Barbies. It'd be as if all the women in the world were twice their size.   

       Side note: If anyone uses that as inspiration for an erotic G.I. Joe/ Barbie fanfic, I will spend the rest of my days hunting you down.
notmarkflynn, Jan 25 2006

       ...then it could be the attack of the 50 foot woman
xandram, Jan 25 2006

       Hey, wait just a cotton picking minute... Where are my fishbones? I have two whole croissants! INSANITY!
notmarkflynn, Jan 25 2006

       +1 hee hee.
po, Jan 25 2006

       Sell them with a CD of screaming sounds and put them on the shelf under the lighter fluid.
wagster, Jan 25 2006

       They may not be G.I.'s, but I'll bet if you do a background check on them half will turn out to be GS-x's and Defense Contractors. Don't be fooled by the civilian attire.
Shz, Jan 25 2006

       Did anyone else witness the sickening spectacle of an Action Man (G.I. Joe) and Barbie/Cindy wedding? I still feel uncomfortable about it today.
zen_tom, May 12 2006

       Aynone up for a game of GI joe, Average Joe CSS?   

       Reminds me of the lego CS videos, on putfile.com .
EvilPickels, May 12 2006

       I think "Homies" that come from gumball machines at your local grocery are already pretty close to civilians in my neighborhood. (The Mission, SF)
klibeson, May 12 2006

       I need some Homies, some guys with birkenstocks and beards, a scattering of yuppies....
Galbinus_Caeli, May 12 2006

       You could call them Innocent Victims.
simonj, May 15 2009

       A couple of christmasses ago my son was given a model kit for a volcano, complete with chemicals to make it 'erupt' and little cardboard figures of terrified fleeing civilians. I thought the running people were the coolest bit of it.
wagster, May 15 2009

       I always thought this idea was totally baked and widely know to exist... see link... one of dozens of similar examples. Why so popular? Maybe I'm missing something?   

       Note to self (MUST get a set of those Horrified B-Movie Victims)
xenzag, May 15 2009

       xenzag, you should look out for the Angry Mob Playset as well. Cool stuff!
DrBob, May 15 2009

       //Where are my fishbones?//   

       It's a good idea. Sorry. Bun for you.
Bad Jim, May 15 2009

       This isn't *quite* baked. They do have civilian figures, but they aren't civilian action figures, what with full joints and the ability to hold props. What if I want one of the civvies to pick up a fallen rifle and join the fight?
notmarkflynn, Oct 26 2009


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