Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

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Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#1 Unread post by Vephriel » Tue Sep 10, 2019 4:53 pm

I swear I don't remember these crabs always having the spine of hair along their backs, but now that all of our original crabs have a model update, I'm not so sure! :lol:
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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#2 Unread post by Rawr » Tue Sep 10, 2019 6:20 pm

This pic is from the Waybackmachine Petopia March 17, 2007 so......
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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#3 Unread post by Vephriel » Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:10 pm

That's adorable! At some point they must have either removed those details or maybe it was some sort of visual glitch that was never corrected? :lol:

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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#4 Unread post by Slapperfish » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:45 am

I believe the hairy bits were originally removed because it caused issues with crab minipets or something.

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#5 Unread post by Wain » Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:31 am

Oh, er, I better update the site with those. They look weird :/
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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#6 Unread post by Mĭrya Namárië » Wed Sep 11, 2019 5:35 am

Wain wrote:
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:31 am
Oh, er, I better update the site with those. They look weird :/
I think they are rather cute! ! I want mohawks back! ;)

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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#7 Unread post by listopencil » Thu Sep 12, 2019 11:30 pm

I never had a pet crab while playing retail. But I tamed one yesterday on my Classic Hunter to learn Claw 1. It was a pygmy crawler or something. Oh man, I did not expect them to be so cutesy. The clattering legs and the little mouth movements. I actually felt bad when I had to abandon the thing.

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Re: Did Vanilla crabs always have the little mohawks?

#8 Unread post by cowmuflage » Fri Sep 13, 2019 2:21 am

I can't remember CitizenSnips having one. He was a red one from Durotar I think.

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