any vaguely reasonable points the commenters may have had about the news have been drowned out in how hilariously ragey and panicky they’re being
so this is an actual advertisement currently on brickset
casually adds to the list of LEGO characters which look unsettlingly like creepy sex offenders (population: furno 2.0)
There are several immutable facts of the way the world is, but the most important and relevant ones are:
The power of fandom is an inevitable force of nature on the internet. Hell, this blog itself is a product of that fact; if fandom wasn’t this influential a thing, would I feel the need to be a dick to little children? (yes I would, I’m a monster, I know) When LEGO opened the doors on the international version of its Cuusoo service last year, then, it was inevitable that Cuusoo would be flooded with proposals for most everyone’s favourite fictional works, with Sturgeon’s Law applying across the board. As it turns out, though, there are some people who just can’t handle even the good ones.