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Thoughts on Mr potato head becoming gender neutral?

The toy mr. Potato head will no longer be called mr potato head will now he just potato head. 

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  • RoVale
    Lv 7
    3 days ago

    That's the way the toy used to be sold. It had generic plastic parts and you supplied the potato. It wasn't until later than a Mrs. Potato Head came along.

  • Anonymous
    2 weeks ago

    Someone with the IQ of Mr. Potato head came up with that. Change the name to Mx. Potato head lmao

  • 3 weeks ago

    The franchise is going to change to 'The Potato Head Family', but within the family there will still be Mr. and Mrs. 

  • 1 month ago

    I mean. You guys realize that literally nothing was stopping anyone from putting on whatever eyes, arms, ears, legs, accessories, anything else on the potatohead toy before, right? Whether it was a "Mister" or a "Missus"? I'm pretty sure when I was a kid we just had all the potatohead parts mixed together. I just don't think it matters. It's literally just a toy of a potato. It doesn't necessarily need to be gendered, and arguably a potato exudes no particular gender identity to begin with. Do you look at a regular potato for eating and have your first thought be "ah yes, this potato is so MANLY (or FEMININE)"? It would be kind of strange if you did, but for most people, that probably won't happen. Basically, the name change really makes no difference to the toy itself and how people interacted with it anyway, so I don't understand why people are upset about it.

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  • 1 month ago

    My thoughts are fake news, and my thoughts are right.  It happened when Hasbro decided to drop the Mr. and Mrs. and just call it Potato Head.  Because it's a plastic potato, and it never had any genitals to begin with.  This was a money move, not a political identity move.

    Mr. and Mrs. Potato head were the same toy with different packaging, which was an extra cost in today's market.  It was worth the extra cost before the days of Xbox and online games playable on a smart phone, but people aren't buying Mr. and Mrs. separately anymore.  

    When I was a kid, before the internet existed and a computer was the size of 3 fridges, Mr. Potato Head always came with at least one 'pretty' eyes and a purse, and Mrs. Potato always came with at least one moustache, and nobody gave a damn because... it's a friggin' potato.  Kids have always played mix & match with those toys, and gender-appropriating (it was called that last week, might still be a word) was just plain funny.

    If you want to get outraged over wokeness, check out some of the Barbie versions that Mattel wanted to introduce.  Like the wheelchair Barbie, whose wheelchair didn't fit in the Barbie mansion (esp. the elevator!), the pregnant Barbie (complete with removable fetus), the Oreo Barbie (you heard me), and the body-positivity Barbie (they called it happy-to-be-me, because body positivity hadn't been invented yet) that was short and fat.  Most of those Barbie incarnations never made it past the prototype phase, and the 8-foot tall dumb blonde continues to be a top seller.

  • donnie
    Lv 7
    1 month ago

    Someone with the IQ of Mr. Potato head came up with that. Change the name to Mx. Potato head lmao

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I'm so glad Biden if focused on important issues like this.  The idiot is also working to keep us safe from Dr. Suess.

  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    I told people the women wanted to "end gender" and the lie the women gave as a response was "I've never heard THAT!" 

  • 2 months ago

    Preposterous. I don’t understand why America is trying so hard to make everything lose its identification. Literally nobody has made the complaint about “Mr potato head being a Mr.” Nobody cares. Politics, man. 

  • 2 months ago

    idc if any character has any gender, who cares

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