Talk:Troll doll

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There was a movie inspired by them...

In Neil Gaiman's book Neverwhere, the protagonist more or less unwillingly collects these things. Might be worth adding to the "in pop culture" section.134.29.33.99 04:25, 23 February 2007 (UTC)

Alternative Name[edit]

Treasure Trolls — Preceding unsigned comment added by 108.200.78.159 (talk) 07:22, 9 February 2014 (UTC)
I've heard them referred to often in the UK as 'Gonks'. In the remastered Doctor Who collection, they have a bonus interview bit called "Plastic Fantastic" on the disk for Terror of the Autons (which are creatures made of plastics) and in it one of the interviewees mentions his sister had Gonks, and he describes them and an image of this brand of Troll appears. I can't be certain if they were ever marketed as Gonks (unlikely, since there is another toy with that name) or if it is just a slang that arose in that region. 68.145.192.255 (talk) 22:13, 16 February 2014 (UTC)

Youtube[edit]

On Youtube there are several videos entered in competiotions by directors with all of the characters being trolls...Nukleoptra 19:37, 19 March 2007 (UTC)

Photos[edit]

I've removed the photoreq tag, as I have added a couple of photos. I'm not sure whether 2 images is too many, so please feel free to remove if necessary. --Kateshortforbob 00:21, 6 November 2007 (UTC)

Puppet show[edit]

There was a puppet show as well... I remember watching the movies of it as a kid, and there were soundtracks, too. It was called "Trollies". I looked up the VHS copy I have of one of the movies. The title is "All New Trollies Musical Adventure". I know there was a Christmas special of this series, as well. ZaininOmega (talk) 00:28, 24 September 2008 (UTC)

Wishing?[edit]

I have no idea where it could be put in the article, but I remember part of the Troll doll's "gimmick" was that you could rub its belly jewel and make a wish. Was that always a feature, or did it only pop up with the 90's merch? 99.3.44.167 (talk) 22:34, 6 November 2012 (UTC)

I remember that too, definitely in the 90s can't speak for earlier. It was either to make a wish or for good luck. However, Wikipedia isn't based on what people remember it is based on references, and since I don't know where to find a reference for that I'm not going to add it. 68.145.192.255 (talk) 22:07, 16 February 2014 (UTC)

Varying sizes and other characteristics[edit]

It would be nice if this article would say a little bit about the different sizes and formats, including the belly jewels (and if the knock-offs differed in appearance). I'm not at all sure what counts as reliable sources for such things or where to find them, but the article is currently overbalanced toward media spin-offs. Yngvadottir (talk) 20:48, 13 June 2017 (UTC)