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Naughty Furby - help!

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whethergirl Thu 27-Dec-12 11:00:43

Furby started off being really cute and loveable but has now turned into some kind of pervy old man. His voice has gone really deep, he is burping/farting constantly, has stopped being affectionate and seems to be leering at me. edited by MNHQ

I think he's great but my 7 year old ds wants 'nice' furby back. Does anyone know if there's anything we can do to get our original Furby back?

Locketjuice Tue 29-Jan-13 16:15:04

I had no idea furbys did any of this.. I want onegrin I thought they just said some preset phrases... hmm

Reaa Tue 29-Jan-13 16:32:15

Must get one smile for me not the DC they have enough stuff.

toffeelolly Tue 29-Jan-13 18:28:52

my dd's furby id so good at night not a noise . sleep's beside dd. and come's alive in morning . never does as i tell it dd say's to be quite it does . and it name is lu lu.

LouiseFisher Tue 29-Jan-13 19:30:24

Furby's are amazinggggggg smile

DarrellRivers Tue 29-Jan-13 20:57:17

On my birthday a big box arrived from John Lewis
I thought it might be a furby and was vvv excited
Turned out to be some Emma Bridgewater mugs, some disappointment

frazzledbutcalm Tue 29-Jan-13 21:04:50

We don't have a furby in our house .... from what you all say they sound freaky and scary!!! Ds1 is way too old (19), Dd1 is too old (13), Dd2 age 9 and ds2 age 7 would both absolutely run in horror ........
I think I'd need wine every night because of them!! hmm .... must buy a furby when shopping tomorrow wink

Haberdashery Tue 29-Jan-13 21:08:05

Darrell, you have made me snort wine up my nose a bit. Bless.

LaTristesse Tue 29-Jan-13 21:18:35

Just marking my place so I can play Simon Says with ours tomorrow grin

Catmint Tue 29-Jan-13 22:44:41

I really hate the Valley Girl Furby, so disrespectful! The sweet one is so twee is is nauseating. I like the burpy one best.

Do they all have the same 3 personalities? Sounds like it from this thread.

I still have my old Furby, and we play hide & seek & Ask Furby with it. Didn't know you could play games with the new ones.

Whatsthatnoise Tue 29-Jan-13 22:48:57

My dd(4) got one for her birthday from my parents, the ungrateful little madam told them she wanted a purple one and barely looked at it for a week. Funnily enough now the batteries have died its her favourite toy grin

MonaLotte Wed 30-Jan-13 09:59:01

Ds will be 5 on his birthday, do you think that's too young?

MonaLotte Wed 30-Jan-13 09:59:25

For a furby! Stupid ipad...

claireybaby29 Wed 30-Jan-13 12:35:50

Well we,ve had one since christmas and at first it was really cute and had a very cute voice, now it talks like a furby with attitude and sounds like a chav. Sometimes it talks in a cross foreign voice, so it seems it has many personalitys. We,re not sure how to get it to stick to one or go back to being reallyt cute again . I think it maybe a case of the more time you spend with it the more you can shape it,s personality. My daughter rarely plays with hers as it started talking in the middle of the night and I think now it freaks her out with the angry old man voice and the chavvy voice that keeps saying blah blah to her just annoys her. So not an awful lot of time is spent with it. I however think it,s hillarious and they are very cute, but Some of the voices could be off putting for kids.

JoannieJones Wed 30-Jan-13 12:36:25

I bought my DD an old style Furby when she was about 3, thinking she'd love it, and she was completely traumatised and terrified by it. Even seeing an advert for one or an advert for something with a similar logo terrified her. She wouldn't go into any shops that may have them for at least a couple of years. The benefit was that she could watch no telly channels with adverts or go into any shops that sold toys til she was about 8 years old!

spongebobscardypants Sat 02-Feb-13 19:13:36

Ok so I got a furby and want to know the trick n tips. I tried the covering eyes four time to play hide n seek, it won't work!

RetroStyler Sun 22-Sep-13 14:15:12

A valid question and comments but this original posting really made me chuckle! In particular - "he is burping/farting constantly, has stopped being affectionate and seems to be leering at me".


katiebrown1969 Tue 04-Mar-14 08:39:43

Awful male voice !!!!!
Turned furby upside down pulled its tail and pressed sensor in mouth for 5 seconds or so,Eyes went off and sweet girls voice came back.

FurbaliciousFurbyGirl Sat 12-Jul-14 16:44:34

furbies are so adorable i love how their personalities change thats why my mom got me one lol yeah shes still alive FURBIES ARE CREEPY grin

hoddy2014 Thu 04-Sep-14 21:02:33

Our furby sings in a funny voice and mentions cake every five minutes with cake picture in its eyes it says hpwdy partner and all sorts its hilarious! !grin

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