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Next Sunday: MLP Merch Live AMA on Reddit!
Most of you will already have heard of My Little Pony Collectibles, our first book, that was recently published (available on Book Depository). To celebrate this, and have all your questions about the book answered. we're organizing an AMA (ask me/us anything) on the My Little Pony Reddit next Sunday!

During the AMA you can ask us (Ossie & Ilona) anything about My Little Pony Collectibles, MLPMerch.com and the databases, our personal lives or anything else that comes to mind! Get your questions ready and ask away :)

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My Little Pony Reddit
November 25th, 2018
Starting at 6PM UTC / 10AM PST / 12PM CST / 1PM EST (convert to local time)

Hopefully we'll see you at the AMA!

(Got any burning questions about the AMA itself? Don't hesitate to leave a comment or send a mail!)

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Our Book My Little Pony Collectibles is Now Available!
We're happy to announce that our first book My Little Pony Collectibles is now available! As we shared last month this is our contribution to the 35th Anniversary celebration of My Little Pony. In the book we take you on a journey through time from the very first ponies, all the way to the 4th generation. Through this history we highlight several sets and facts, resulting in a colorful 96-page book, counting 150 photos of ponies from ourselves and fellow collectors from around the world!

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A Look at the Polish Series 4 MLP Trading Cards
Most of you will be familiar with the My Little Pony trading cards. They're released internationally by Enterplay, we've seen 4 large series and 2 side series and you may even know that our admin Ilona designed one of the cards.
But what if we told you that not all cards are written in English? And that a special release of the 4th series is available in Poland?

Enterplay teamed up with Media Service Zawada, a Polish distributor, to release a subset of the Series 4 trading cards within Poland. This set does not feature all cards that you might be familiar with, but contains Polish versions of the character, song and location cards. Aside from regular foil cards all other card types and chase version are excluded, which means no FanArts, logic cards or shaped foil cards. In total this leaves 99 cards to collect: 81 regular cards and 18 foils. As with the regular series buying a booster box should guarantee you a complete set of regular cards, but the foils are random.

Booster packs contain 5 cards each: 4 regular cards and 1 guaranteed foil card. FunTat tattoos and stickers are absent in this set too. This does make the card packs relatively cheap with a price tag of only 3.99PLN, which is just over $1. Aside from the loose boosters there's also an album to keep track of your card collection for 29.99PLN (which includes 4 packs) and a complete booster box (24 packs) is available for 94.99PLN. Images of what this all looks like can be found below!

Many thanks to Piro for the information and photos! He also made unpacking videos of the album and booster box (in Polish).

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MLP by Butrich - Exclusive Designer Shoes & Accessories from Peru
Exclusive designer fashion is not something that we talk about a lot on our blog, but we're going to make an exception for the fashionistas today with a look at the latest collection by Butrich from Peru.
While I personally never heard of this brand before, we were alerted by alejandrahumbser (thanks!) about this new line of shoes & accessories, and there's a good reason for that!
The latest line is called "My Little Pony by Butrich" and features, you've guessed it, MLP-themed designs! Butrich designed 6 high-heel shoes themed after the mane 6, and clutches to match the ponies too. In addition Pinkie Pie, Rainbow Dash and Twilight Sparkle inspired earrings are also part of the collection. Every pony got their own designs, making every piece in the collection unique.
Every piece of the collection is available right now. Not planning on visiting their store in Lima any time soon? Everything is available in their web shop too. Though, a little warning beforehand: shoes & clutches start at US$325!

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MLP Merch Launches All Generation Database
After months/years of hard work we can finally present to you: Databases of the older generations of My Little Pony! This year, during the celebration of the 35th Anniversary of My Little Pony, is the perfect moment for this update to the databases and hope you'll enjoy the new (err, old) friends from the MLP universe!
You can now add all generations of ponies to your checklist, wishlist ánd: You now also have the ability to make add personal notes for every pony.

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Coming Next Week: Our Biggest Site Update Ever
It's been a bit quiet on MLP Merch lately, and that's not all down to the fact that there isn't much to report on: We're working very hard to get the biggest update of MLP Merch ever ready for release next week!
Followers of our Twitter might have spotted some teasers hinting on the release, and we're now so close to a release that we'd very much like to share with you what's going on. To get the biggest change out in the open: we're adding the classic G1, G2 and G3 ponies to the database! This allows everyone to finally get a complete checklist and wishlist of ponies outside of just G4 ponies and merch.
Aside from this we're also adding a long awaited feature to the database, namely that of adding personal notes to ponies. Through this way you can keep note of how many ponies you own, if there's anything missing from a set or to keep track of where you bought a pony from.
And there's more that will we added next week, so keep an eye out for the release next week!

We hope that you understand our current lack of posts in favor of this update and are looking forward to the release next week. We'll keep you posted!

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Our First Book: My Little Pony Collectibles - Now Open for Pre-Order!
First of all we'd like to give a very big and kind thanks to Amberley Publishing for giving us the opportunity to make our book reality!

Remember our post on the first of April this year? We kept everyone in doubt on whether the announcement was a joke or reality, but today we can finally reveal the answer to you: it's real, and it's coming next month!

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Taiwanese Singer Jolin Tsai-Inspired Pony
(First I would like to point out that all of the information is translated as the original text in Taiwanese. I don't know how accurate Google Translate is at the moment. But if you spot any incorrect info let me know!)
A pony inspired by the Taiwanese Singer Jolin Tsai will be up for auction soon for Charity. From September 15 till September 25 you can bid on this awesome looking "Cai Yilin x My Little Pony" Pony through Yahoo Auction. The outfit this pony wears is based on the outfit Jolin Tsai wore during one of her concerts. 

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Are There Codes to Identify Cutie Mark Crew Blind Packs?
Since a few days the Cutie Mark Crew blind packs are starting to appear in shops around the world. In the US both Target and Walmart have them in stock, and we've got reports from the UK, mainland Europe and various countries in Asia too. Since these are the replacement for the blind bag waves we've gotten tons of requests about identifying figures without opening the capsules.
Luckily we've found some blind packs here on our holiday in Austria, so it's time for a bit of research!

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My Little Pony at the 2018 SDCC
Today we have a special guest report from Anto, who was kind enough to shoot photos at this year's San Diego Comic Con of everything My Little Pony that was on display across the convention floor.
Hasbro had a relatively large booth this year with lots of items that are going to be release this year, including Cutie Mark Crew, Ultimate Equestria Collection and Best Gift Ever sets.
And of course we get to take a peek at an actual prototype of the Pinkie Pie Bishoujo statue can be seen.