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  1. Mr Janny

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    Big Bird is not a muppet.
     
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    Kermit seems to be rocking a good buzz, too.
     
  4. 3TrueFans

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    I respectfully disagree.
     
  5. clone52

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    Yeah he is.
     
  6. nj829

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    What decides a muppet and what doesn't? Big Bird was in The Muppet movie, but was not part of the actual group, so I agree, he isn't a muppet. He is a Jim Henson family member, but shouldn't be a muppet.

    Still a bit creepy though.
     
  7. cyhiphopp

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    Muppet - A type of puppet popularised by Sesame Street and The Muppet Show, typically operated with one hand of the puppeteer inside the head and a rod to move one arm of the puppet

    Big Bird is a full body suit, so according to this deffinition, BB is not muppet, but many of the other Sesame Street characters are.
     
  8. Tre4ISU

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    Precisely.
     
  9. 3TrueFans

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    Game, set and match good sir.
     
  10. 3TrueFans

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    Wikipedia says he's a muppet, so that's pretty much that.
     
  11. Tre4ISU

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    Muppet was what they called a puppet. Big Bird is not a puppet nor is he a muppet.
     
  12. 3TrueFans

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    False.
     
  13. cyhiphopp

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    Muppets, specifically those from the Muppet Show, kick ***. Big Bird does not, so I don't want him to be given the muppet tag. I guess it is just a personal vendetta.
     
  14. Tre4ISU

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    Explain. It was a combination of Marionette and Puppet. Big Bird is a muppet in terms of branding and tradmark, but he does not fit in with all the others.
     
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    Bart: Dad, what's a muppet?

    Homer: Well, it's not quite a mop, and it's not quite a puppet, but man... *laughs* So, to answer your question, I don't know.
     
  16. ISUKyro

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    This is on track to rival the old "is nascar a sport" threads! :twitcy:
     
  17. cyhiphopp

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    Let's compromise and say that Big Bird is part of the "Muppet Family" but not precisely a Muppet. He's like that distant cousin who you are technically related to you, but you don't send Christmas cards to.
     
  18. 3TrueFans

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    Booyah, thread over.
     
  19. JP4CY

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    What would we classify Snuffleupagus as?
     
  20. cyhiphopp

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    Wooly Mammoth?
     

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