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Funf Tue 17-Oct-17 18:24:36

My Little Girl is 21 very soon, when she was about 14 her Toy frog went missing whilst on a Cruise, it was like a death, we never found frog and couldn't even bury the body she was heart broke, and it still brings a tear to her eye.
So, how can I get another?
I am now busy looking for a photo with out her knowing.

AJPTaylor Tue 17-Oct-17 18:27:41

if you know make and model ebay usually chucks up remarkable matches.

WaxOnFeckOff Tue 17-Oct-17 18:28:56

I'm sure people will try to help if you can give any more details or post a photo OP.

MaureenMLove Tue 17-Oct-17 18:35:02

Please post a picture when you find one! I love the search and I love things like this!

I did a similar thing for DD when she turned 16. She hadn't lost her favourite bear, but her favourite story as a toddler, was how her French bear came to be hers. (He came from some French friends). I had such a long involved story about him being the only bear left of the shelve in a toy shop, getting here with a little pack pack by sea, land and air etc.

So, I search for his twin brother! grin. She was doing French GCSE at the time and her bear's long lost twin brother arrived with a note, equally as involved and written in French!

She's 22 now and they both sit on the head board of her bed!

Funf Tue 17-Oct-17 18:42:08

Thanks hoping to get one over the next few day

butterfly990 Tue 17-Oct-17 19:47:24

I love this.

Funf Wed 18-Oct-17 07:35:59

Well this took some finding!

Funf Wed 18-Oct-17 07:41:16

I love the Bored Panda post how would I do that?
Well assuming we can find him?
Frog was a similar story.
In about 2000 ish a friend was closing a Children's play business and gave us a few toys, frog was amongst them already a few years old, as you can guess he was well used, our daughter loved him.
Now i might be wrong but I thought his label was something to do with a card shop?

MaureenMLove Wed 18-Oct-17 17:04:54

What about this? I know there's rather more frogs than you need, but for under a tenner, the one top left is pretty close!

Funf Wed 18-Oct-17 17:16:18

Thanks Maureen but it has to be the same one, I just can't understand having spent hours on the internet and being a regular at the local car boot I have never seen another.

SnugglySnerd Wed 18-Oct-17 17:20:58

The lostrich elephant photos have brought a tear to my eye. How lovely.

Funf Wed 18-Oct-17 17:21:45

Son has my Teddy Bear some one gave it to me in the 60s, it was second hand them we believe its from the 40s? Bought another at a Car boot for £1 and another spare for a few quid in an Antique shop, I can find a 70 year old teddy but not a 20 year old frog!

butterfly990 Sat 21-Oct-17 19:53:49

You could see if someone could make him. Go into a sewing shop and ask.

The Bored Panda post says that they posted the picture on "Reddit"
You could do the same.

Funf Sat 21-Oct-17 20:03:49

Thanks I will look we did see slippers made with the fabric of his Tie a few years ago

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