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Posted 13 October 2012 - 07:18 PM ( #52 )

No... But they don't usually take that long. They don't have that "light sensor" on the head. But one thing I found with my App... There might be an off button on that. When you turn it on with the volume control. If you go back to that then slide it back, mine tend to turn off shortly after. That though, you do need the isomething to work the app, for now anyway.
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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:00 AM ( #53 )

I got my teal one from Walmart this weekend! :D

I'm just partially disappointed that it does not really "understand" voice commands; unlike the old Furbies which can understand basic English.
Well at least it talks back, despite answering in random Furbish phrases. Can't wait for it to speak more English, though (if it really does).

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 11:14 AM ( #54 )

Mine tries to time to time. Usually it involves being hungry though. (English)

I think the rumor is the other colors are out today... But I doubt I will be going to a store to check.

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Posted 15 October 2012 - 02:10 PM ( #55 )

I get paid the week after next so I'll be going after my second Furby then. I kind of hope they don't have the new colors then, See of the old colors I definately want a white one but the new colors have a blue one that I really like too. It'll be much easier for me if they don't have the white one AND the blue one. If they have both I can see myself having difficulty choosing which one to get.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 09:03 AM ( #56 )

Were you guys able to unlock all of Furby's personalities? I've managed to get three so far:
  • Dreamy/sing-song Furby - unlocked by continuously petting through the head
  • Evil Furby - unlocked by making Furby dizzy by spinning it upside down many times
  • Crazy Furby - unlocked by pulling its tail about a dozen times

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 10:58 AM ( #57 )

I believe I had all of them. They interact different with each other when they aren't on the regular personalities. I like the Anime Eye one best... But the funniest to me is the cave man angry eye.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 11:27 AM ( #58 )

How did you get the one with the anime eyes?

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 11:57 AM ( #59 )

Lots of play... That is my Furby's original personality. So it reverts to it when its happy. My mom's is a diva for her normals. (both)

I also did a ton of food/snacking from my Ipad. That what I usually do to get it back.
Softer tone music gets it that way too. Like Iris by the GooGoo Dolls... Thats the first song that came to mind.

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Posted 18 October 2012 - 04:07 PM ( #60 )

I haven't really spent much time with my Furby. I collect electronic pets but only rarely put batteries in them. I think it might be due to my OCD. I'm afraid the batteries will leak if I leave them in and if I remove them each time I'm done playing with them I'm afraid the screws will strip and I'll be unable to get the batteries out again at some point. Then they'll leak and ruin the pet. It's wierd. I collect them because I love the idea behind them but I rarely actually interact with them. I still love my Furby and pretty much keep him with me at all times but I'm afraid to keep batteries in. I'd be heartbroken if something happened to him. The day I got him was the first time I'd felt any real happiness since my mom died so he's kind of important to me.

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 10:54 AM ( #61 )

I've discovered another personality but I don't know what type.

I just set Furby in front of my computer speakers while watching a movie, and it constantly answers back, thinking it was talking to it, and it changed personality. The only thing I've noticed so far is that it's not very talkative, and it always says "oh... okay!" whenever I try to pet it on the head. Maybe the eyes could give you a clue, I'll take a picture when I get home and post it here.

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 03:20 PM ( #62 )

Sounds like mine when the application is on or its chatting with Jelly or Yeti. Mine is currently the anime eyes. But there is a more standard personality with basic shaped eyes. Kinda like a cats, but smaller and less defined.

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Posted 19 October 2012 - 05:47 PM ( #63 )

I don't have one, but I've seen videos of it. It seems cool (and A LOT less freakier than the big Furby's from 2005) but all of them sound like The Sims, which is really funny!

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 11:17 AM ( #64 )

From what I've read the 2005 Furby was pretty much a flop. I can kind of see why. Instead of improving on the original it seemed to take a big step backward. They added voice recognition but from what I've heard it got fairly repetitive. Everyone I've spoken to who owned one said they were a dissapointment. As much as I liked things like FurReal Friends and Zhu Zhu Pets there hasn't really been a robotic pet that tops the original Furby. That is unless you count super expensive bots like Aibo or Pleo. I don't because it's not a fair comparison. Of course a robot costing anywhere from $500 to $2500 is going to be better than one costing $30-$100.
But 2012 Furby is a worthy successor to 1998 Furby. But the fact that they didn't really incorporate any aspects of 2005 Furby into 2012 Furby kind of shows that 2005 Furby wasn't that great.

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 02:02 PM ( #65 )

Well, looks like my husband bought me an early Christmas gift and little "Tablue/Taboo" (It's the teal/blue one, I just call it that because that's what it's called on the receipt) is sleeping next to me. Right now, I believe it is the Diva personality and she/he loves to go "Blah, blah, blah..." a lot. I haven't discovered any new ones because my son thinks it's his and he's really possessive. lol.

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 10:22 PM ( #66 )

Oh man, I've always wanted a Furby! I'm actually pretty excited that they've started selling them again. :) I doubt I'll bother getting one anytime soon, but maybe one day. :P

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Posted 21 October 2012 - 06:39 PM ( #67 )

My little brother's apparently getting it for Christmas or something

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Posted 22 October 2012 - 12:00 PM ( #68 )

i have one but it gets annoying sometimes


mine currently has the valey girl personality