File puptcrit/puptcrit.0809, message 336


Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 22:10:27 -0400
To: puptcrit-AT-puptcrit.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Got Peepers! (satisfied customer)


Thanks Mathieu.

On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 1:50 PM, Mathieu René <creaturiste-AT-primus.ca> wrote:

> Hey all.
>
> I just received my Peepers from the mail!
> Even more fun than I remembered from trying a pair last year!
> I got three pairs, because I knew I would soon feel the need to give some
> away.
>
> The plastic half-ring is flexible, so it should fit anyone.
> They are cleanly manufactured.
> Instant fun!
> I probably will make a custom holster to carry a pair with me often, so
> they'll stay pristine for a long time.
> Right next to my Leatherman multitool. Puppeteers are always ready, right?
> I
> already use the skills (not the Leatherman)  when I find myself in  the
> presence of bored or restless kids in the subway, using whatever is at hand
> (like my hat, or a piece of paper, or a puppet I'm bringing to a customer)
> to distract them and giving their parents (and sometimes the whole
> compartment) a break. With Peepers, it will be much easier, and instant!
>
> For someone who uses the Peepers a lot, a slight touch-up may be necessary.
> Because the parts are machine made (thankfully, so we can get such a
> reasonnable price!), the mold lines are still there, and the area within
> the
> ring is a bit scratchy on the fingers. I slightly sanded the mold line with
> a very small piece of 280 grit sandpaper, making sure I wasn't touching the
> eyes themselves. Super smooth, within a minute!
>
> I'm finding it hard to resist putting it on and animate my hand while I go
> shopping for supplies in a few minutes.
>
> To me, it is as much a performance-training tool as it is an addictive toy
> that stimulates everyone's imagination.
>
> Thank you Hobey Ford, for such a neat product!
> Risk getting addicted too by getting yours at:
> http://www.peeperspuppet.com/
>
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