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As a One Piece fan would you wear something like this? And do you get the reference without knowing the title: "Straw Hat Armstrong"
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    134 weeks ago
    Never heard of Straw Hat Pirate, but I have fond memories of Stretch Armstrong. He was less strong than I believed, and his arms broke almost immediately. Poor Stretch!
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    134 weeks ago
    I'm a big One Piece fan, just read the new chapter out today. Unfortunately, I wouldn't wear this shirt. Probably cuz I don't know who Stretch Armstrong is
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    134 weeks ago
    Ha, I guess there has to be a pretty small percentage of cross over to know both references.
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    134 weeks ago
    I got both references but I'm not sure if I would have thought of Stretch Armstrong first, I just thought he looked like silly putty stretched out. Maybe if he had a few more muscles but still dressed the same. His face and neck looks kind of weird, it took me a while to figure out that was his mouth. I haven't seen that much One Piece, so I might be overlooking something and that's the way it's supposed to be - if so I apologize! :P
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    134 weeks ago
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    Here is a bigger pic of the head. I went with the big cheesein' grin both wear proudly. The head meant to be a hunk of plastic shoved on a soft body like Armstrong.

    For those that get one reference but not the other. One Piece is the best selling manga of all time. Starting Moneky D Luffy, Captain of the Straw Hat Pirates. Luffy is a rubberman like our 80's classic toy. Maybe not as iconic as a slinky or a rubiks cube Stretch Armstrong is still up there on the retro toy list.

    And while looking for pictures apparently Ron Howard is going to direct a Movie of Stretch Armstrong starring the werewolf from Twilight. (Or at least that's what I deciphered from the pictures, not that interested to actually click on an article.)
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    134 weeks ago
    Dang man.. that is baddass ! And FINALLY, a good One Piece design, love the manga/anime, love the idea of him as stretch armstrong.. couldn't believe the idea never cross my head.
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    134 weeks ago
    And yes.. i know both references. So i guess the "small percentage" you were talking about consist of just probably 4 people :D.
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    134 weeks ago
    I have a Stretch Armstrong sitting on my desk right now. =)

    I'm a One Piece fan too (I don't really keep up with it as much because it's getting a little too long for my tastes, but I still like it). Just tone down the grin a little bit and I think you've got a winner, I would love to buy this.
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    134 weeks ago
    You can add me to the small group. Old enough to remember stretch Armstrong and a huge fan of one piece. The problem I see is it sits weird on the t. Also I would have thought first to dress luffy up like mr. Fantastic and see if I can possibly spin an idea around the straw hats as marvel characters.

    Your style is good and I'd love to see what else you can come up with.
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    134 weeks ago
    I see the grin now, much easier to see up close! Very nice! :D
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    134 weeks ago
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    Toned the grin down a bit and fixed the bill of his hat. The more I starred at it, the more it looked like a coolie hat.
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    134 weeks ago
    Perfect! I hadn't noticed but the hat does look better now, more like Luffy's hat.


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