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Pins that should have been produced and now are too late


By Grayman_EM

2 years ago



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    #1 2 years ago

    So any that should have been manufactured but never was and could have been big at the time, but now it's to late to see them as popularity has waned.

    A few that I thought of. Get the kids interested when they are young.

    YuGiOh

    Pokémon

    Any others?

    #2 2 years ago

    Land of the Lost

    #3 2 years ago

    Poseidon Adventure

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    #4 2 years ago

    Knight Rider

    #5 2 years ago

    Brady Bunch, Bewitched, I dream of Genie(love to see a Totan rethemed), Dukes of Hazard.

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    #6 2 years ago

    Matrix
    Men in Black
    Bad boys
    National treasure
    Con air

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    #7 2 years ago

    Futurama

    Clash of Clans

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    #8 2 years ago

    I would still love a Matrix pin!

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    #10 2 years ago

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    I'll be working on a retheme though once my current pin project is finished.

    #11 2 years ago

    The Matrix. Now that would have been an awesome pin!

    #12 2 years ago

    Die Hard.

    #13 2 years ago

    Fire Fly
    Battlestar Galactica
    Babylon 5
    Farscape

    #14 2 years ago

    MaCGYVER

    Galaxy Quest

    #15 2 years ago

    Twin Peaks

    #17 2 years ago

    The Legend of Zelda

    #18 2 years ago
    Quoted from Trekie:

    Fire Fly
    Battlestar Galactica
    Babylon 5
    Farscape

    Love all these choices! How cool would a Farscape pin be!

    #19 2 years ago

    Captain Kangaroo
    H.R. Pufnstuf
    Romper Room
    Wacky Races

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    #20 2 years ago

    Ya'll know damn well it's not "too late" for most of these.

    #21 2 years ago

    I’m wondering when talk for a Deadpool pin will start. Imagine the call outs!

    #22 2 years ago

    The Munsters

    #23 2 years ago

    I would have liked something from the Mad Max / Road Warrior Theme.

    #24 2 years ago

    Dick Tracy
    Rambo
    Home Alone
    True Lies
    The Fifth Element
    Mission: Impossible

    #25 2 years ago
    Quoted from kst8cat:

    The Fifth Element

    #26 2 years ago

    So I think a lot of older themes would still work quite nicely. For example, I think Harry Potter or The Goonies would still probably sell quite well. There are however a few themes that I think would have sold well in the past, but now wouldn't have as much appeal. One that comes to mind would be the Da Vinci Code. Ten years ago, it was one of the top licenses and would have been a good seller. Now, meh. Some others include M*A*S*H, Zombieland, and Hunger Games. Though, I'd still be interested in Zombieland. That has always been my pick for the best zombie licence. Much better humor to work with then The Walking Dead. I think "the rules" would work well for a non-linear set of goals. Complete X orbits to complete Rule #1: Cardio. I think there were ten rules used in the movie, but there are actually 32 rules on the list. Plus, you've got Woody Allan, the carnival, kills of the week, Twinkies, and Bill Murray. Maybe a personal pick, but I'd take Zombieland off my "too late" list.

    #27 2 years ago

    Rambo
    Predator
    Robocop (1&2)
    Blade Runner
    Airwolf
    Star Wars
    Blue Thunder with Roy Scheider (No one would buy it...except me....Love that movie)

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    #29 2 years ago
    Quoted from kst8cat:

    The Fifth Element

    Horrible movie for Bruce Willis why not everybody's favorite "DIEHARD" !

    #30 2 years ago

    Harry Potter -saga. Despite any talks, its too late for that pin IMO

    #31 2 years ago
    Quoted from Frippertron:

    The Legend of Zelda

    One of the best Zelda games ever just came out not too long ago, so I would say although it's unlikely a Zelda pin would ever be made, it's not "too late" to make one. (As you can tell by my avatar, I am a bit biased in this opinion though )

    #32 2 years ago

    Men in black
    The Beatles

    #33 2 years ago
    Quoted from Grayman_EM:

    Horrible movie for Bruce Willis why not everybody's favorite "DIEHARD" !

    How about Hudson Hawk or Death Becomes Her?

    #34 2 years ago
    Quoted from Nepi23:

    Harry Potter -saga. Despite any talks, its too late for that pin IMO

    I think Harry Potter would have done better seven or eight years ago, but it's timeless IMO. There will always be new kids discovering the books and movies. My girls are six and they are just starting to read the books. Plus you have the whole Wizarding World at Universal Studios. I still think Harry Potter would be one of the hottest themes.

    #35 2 years ago
    Quoted from Niterider:

    I’m wondering when talk for a Deadpool pin will start. Imagine the call outs!

    Deadpool is in the works.

    #36 2 years ago

    Any band from the 70s or 80s.

    #37 2 years ago

    How about the Bourne series???

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    #38 2 years ago
    Quoted from Stosel:

    One of the best Zelda games ever just came out not too long ago, so I would say although it's unlikely a Zelda pin would ever be made, it's not "too late" to make one. (As you can tell by my avatar, I am a bit biased in this opinion though )

    There is a guy making a homebrew Zelda pin!

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    #39 2 years ago

    It's never too late to go back. And the 80s are the gift that keeps on giving. All of the above but I wish they'd made...

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    #40 2 years ago

    But the biggest travesty of all is that Chicago's second most famous export, didn't get a pinball game....

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    #41 2 years ago

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    #42 2 years ago

    Dr. Who, 50th anniversary. I’d buy one tomorrow.

    #43 2 years ago
    Quoted from SLAMT1LT:

    It's never too late to go back. And the 80s are the gift that keeps on giving. All of the above but I wish they'd made...

    Bill & Ted's is on my short list of themes I'd like to do after Rick & Morty and Spaceballs are done, especially if they actually do a new movie.

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    #44 2 years ago

    Cannonball freakin’ Run.

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    #45 2 years ago

    The Planet of Apes

    #46 2 years ago

    They made a Wizard of Oz. So, it's never too late.

    #47 2 years ago

    Pretty much all of them from the last 20 years.

    #48 2 years ago

    Action:

    Gladiator, The Matrix

    Comedy Show

    Hogan's Heros (nice to see a WWII based pin again with great sound and slapstick comedy)

    Horror:

    Halloween and/or Friday the 13th, (the originals from the 80's not the re-fakes) also Jaws (part I).

    Music:

    Lately we have been music band to death but Rocky Horror Picture Show would have been nice too.

    #49 2 years ago

    Death Race 2000

    #50 2 years ago

    Seinfeld
    Matrix
    Total recall
    Top gun

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