Cricket Pics

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A listener/reader Charlie sent in some pictures of the Make a Wish Jiminy Cricket he purchased at his local Disney Store yesterday. He notes some problems with the production paint job. You can here a voicemail he left with his review on our latest podcast, episode 70.

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Nick LoCicero

Nick LoCicero has almost 20 years experience in the media industry. He has worked on numerous Disney related media projects, most know at WDWNT for WDW News Tonight. He has been visiting Walt Disney World since 1982. After moving to Orlando in the late 90's he became a passholder, developed a fascination with the history of the vacation kingdom and has spent way too much money on park merchandise.

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IndyandMarion
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IndyandMarion

Well…guess I should be glad I didn’t get out of bed to get one.

kermit528
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kermit528

I picked one of these up at my Disney Store yesterday. Unfortunately they kept them behind the counter, so I couldn’t really go through each one. Mine had the same speck of paint in the ear as the one reviewed did. Overall, though, the one I got was pretty good quality. My only issue is that the hat itself is over-sized for the head and falls off very easily. It is not a snug fit at all. Otherwise, it seems like cosmetic issues like this are to be expected with the new mold and apparently the new process they use… Read more »

Ell
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Ell

Oh my gosh there’s dirt inside the hat

Brad B
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Brad B

“Make a Wish Jiminy”…….hmmmmm. I WISH Disney would go back to the OLD mold! ;-)

Josh
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Josh

Great wish Brad my wish too, but remember they switched molds to have better paint application!

Brad B
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Brad B

Oh yeah, I forgot about the better paint jobs. lol

Austin Reed
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Austin Reed

seems like we have only had major quality issues with disney store products

Maltom
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Maltom

I really do like the type of paint on the Wish Jiminy though. The beautiful outfit has a nice pearly glow. If you look at Jiminy’s face in bright light, it has a sparkly iridescent effect. It somehow magically makes me feel like this is my favorite Vinylmation.

Brian
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Brian

I didn’t see any defects in the ones I picked up. Great figure!

Gregg
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Gregg

Got my Vinyl at Rockaway NJ. No issues with the quality, my paint looks great. One gripe: the hat makes him top heavy and he falls over backwards easily.

Evanne
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Evanne

ya I picked up mine on the day it came out and 11 days later I just noticed this out of whack paint job they did…. I hope they don’t recall him….. :(