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Discussion in 'Beginners' started by flemijackson, Sep 28, 2020.

  1. flemijackson

    flemijackson New Member

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    Hello there all! My drawn out sweetheart's birthday is coming up and he's needed a monster octopus plushie dressed as a sushi cook for some time so I chose to make one for him. He as of late disclosed to me he has a silly dread of monster plush Little Caesars toys that look genuine and I'm starting to figure he may get terrified of my present. I've appended a connect to a comparative octopus to what I got for him (the eyes on mine are glass). On the off chance that anybody with this dread or something comparative could tell me what they think I'd truly value it!
     
    Last edited: Oct 17, 2020
  2. Westcoast

    Westcoast Active Member

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    You don’t want to know what I really think. We are taxidermists, not psychiatrists.
     

  3. Frank E. Kotula

    Frank E. Kotula master, judge, instructor

    I would shave it . This way it won’t be as scary but a little left on the top is good cause it won’t be childish
     
  4. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    What does this have to do with Taxidermy? Sounds like your as big a freak as him , got any selfies of yourself? Not him .asking for a friend.
     
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  5. joeym

    joeym Jeannette & Joey @ Dunn's Falls

    Find you another Sweetheart...this one seems to be too "high maintenance"!
     
  6. Whitelightnin

    Whitelightnin Active Member

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    Ya this is really odd on a taxidermy site!
     
  7. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    Plushies can be terrifying for sure. Realistic ones especially, however, cartoon plushies can be just as terrifying. Perhaps, once the sushi cook out fit is on it will soften the fear. I suspect that his fear stems from a past trauma that has occurred with plushies. Authenticical plushitis is commonly formed as is most phobias by a traumatic experience with realist plushie toys. Often they were used as weaponry in punishment practices or in some instances as sexual deviation. In any case, presenting him with something that may remind him of passed and possibly suppressed memories may invoke feelings that may surface cause irreparable or violent reaction. Or, he might just not like and won't use it for what it is intended for.
     
  8. Sea Wolf

    Sea Wolf Well-Known Member

    Agree with the above. If his latent furry tendencies break out he may desire to have sex with said plushy octopus and have tentacle fantasies which you would never be able to compete with in real life. Unless maybe you dressed up as an octopus or a squid too.
     
  9. 13 point

    13 point Well-Known Member

    This Chit is getting weird, and it’s even weirder you 2 know so much about it lol
     
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  10. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member

    I am well rounded... In places.
     
  11. Tanglewood Taxidermy

    Tanglewood Taxidermy Well-Known Member


    Galaxyquest and Men In Black come to mind.
     
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