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PPatters

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Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« on: February 15, 2019, 11:52:08 AM »
Per their Instagram Funko appears to be releasing Funko Pops of Pat and Vanna. Can be found at https://www.instagram.com/p/Bt6NvrJjc46/?utm_source=ig_share_sheet&igshid=14nsiir3owzr.
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2019, 12:14:29 PM »
I want the Trebek with his moustache.

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #3 on: February 15, 2019, 02:48:51 PM »
I don't get the whole Funko thing.

That said, I *totally* want the Trebeks.
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2019, 10:17:34 AM »
The figurines are available for pre-order on Amazon now, but you can't be sure which Trebek you'll get ("styles may vary").

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #5 on: February 16, 2019, 01:02:12 PM »
The figurines are available for pre-order on Amazon now, but you can't be sure which Trebek you'll get ("styles may vary").

Thatís how the ďChaseĒ figurines work when you purchase online. You canít just buy a Chase figurine (unless itís for re-sale or in a physical store). They are just randomly what you may get if you purchase the regular figurine.
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #6 on: February 16, 2019, 02:43:03 PM »
What's Next?, Funkos for Drew Carey and Wayne Brady as well as Buzzr licensed Funkos for Gene Rayburn, Jim Perry, Richard Dawson & Ray Combs?

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #7 on: February 16, 2019, 04:29:13 PM »
I'm actually sort of shocked that they haven't made a PYL Whammy one yet- that would be perfect for something like this...

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #8 on: April 19, 2019, 11:12:27 PM »
Bumping because the Trebek Funkos are in stores, at the very least at GameStop.

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #9 on: April 20, 2019, 06:38:30 PM »
Bumping because the Trebek Funkos are in stores, at the very least at GameStop.
Thanks for the bump; non-chase Trebek obtained for addition to Teh Shrine.
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #10 on: April 20, 2019, 10:25:51 PM »
Bumping because the Trebek Funkos are in stores, at the very least at GameStop.
The show has also been advertising them in their online shop
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #11 on: May 16, 2019, 01:17:05 PM »
Bumping because the Trebek Funkos are in stores, at the very least at GameStop.
Thanks for the bump; non-chase Trebek obtained for addition to Teh Shrine.

Followup: because my girlfriend is incredible and totally Gets Me, I have the chase Trebek. :)

/she was more than a little relieved when I went to the Funko HQ store a week ago and they didn't have them
//holy crap is the Funko HQ store huge
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #12 on: May 16, 2019, 01:21:26 PM »
What's the difference between chase and not-chase?
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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #13 on: May 16, 2019, 01:34:03 PM »
What's the difference between chase and not-chase?
For every 5 non-chase (new school) Trebeks, there is 1 chase (old school) Trebek.  That's what a GameStop employee told me.

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Re: Wheel of Fortune Funkos
« Reply #14 on: May 17, 2019, 01:38:35 PM »
What's the difference between chase and not-chase?
For every 5 non-chase (new school) Trebeks, there is 1 chase (old school) Trebek.  That's what a GameStop employee told me.

Cosmetically, the Chase version has the 'stache while the non-Chase one does not. Is it a big deal? No of course not. :) But if you're gonna have a Trebek action figure, might as well have the 'stache. :)

And yeah, 1:5 is the ratio they told me at Funko HQ as well.
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