People have a lot of questions about Filipe. He says it’s because he’s so interesting. Sam thinks he’s just weird and hard to understand. Filipe agrees, he’s a complicated dinosaur.
Sam forced him to sit down and answer a few of the most frequently asked questions.
Where did Filipe come from?
So there was this party…. and Filipe was part of one of the centerpieces…but it wasn’t stealing really! He was covered in cake frosting and Swedish Fish. It was dinosaur cruelty and he was begging to get out. Sam’s totally an activist. Filipe agrees.
How old is Filipe?
Well, the whole thing is pretty up in the air. He started living with Sam in December 2011. He doesn’t like to talk about life before then. But his birthday is April 11th. It says so on his foot.
Does Filipe like long walks on the beach?
No, he sinks in the sand and it dries out his skin.
Is Meredith really inanimate?
Why isn’t Filipe potty trained?
Sam thinks this is a great question and asks Filipe to answer it. Filipe says peeing when he pleases is liberating. Sam thinks he’s scared of toilets.
But really, this isn’t a joke. Filipe is hollow and loves to hold water down in his tail so he can pee on you at an inconvenient moment and laugh at your expense. It’s the first thing Filipe did when he got back home to Sam’s. Sam instantly questioned her earlier activism.
Is Sam mentally stable?
I have a dinosaur for you!
Listen. Just because you have some dinosaur toy/drawing/costume/obsession does not mean Filipe wants to be its best friend. You’re human right? I know a whole bunch of those! Want to see all of them ever?! No. You don’t. Exactly.
That being said, if it’s ACTUALLY awesome, of course Filipe wants to see it.
Why doesn’t Franklin ever blog?
You’ll have to question Fran on that.
What’s Filipe’s favorite ______? What are Filipe’s feelings on ______?
You should probably ask him. Filipe hasn’t been around long enough to have made committed opinions on everything, but ask and he’ll consider it. Just check here to see if he’s answered it before.
Why does Filipe love Batman so much?
Are you serious? Get out. Now.
Why does Steggs want to eat everything?
He’s just hungry, okay? It’s in his genes. Leave the pink guy alone.
Filipe has Facebook?
Yes, under the advice of Sam’s academic advisor, Filipe was given a Facebook and a Twitter. You’re welcome to friend and follow him, but you’ll get what you expect. A snarky dinosaur with no remorse commenting on all your photos. Good luck explaining that to your parents.
Can I make fanart of Filipe?
Um duh. Have you not seen his ego? He’d love that.
Can I join Filipe’s cult?
As long as you subscribe to the belief that Filipe is the one true God then sure. Thus far Sam’s the only one who doesn’t want to join. Oh and Seemore.
Where did Filipe go when he went missing?
Filipe refuses to talk about his mysterious adventures without Sam. He simply showed up again when she was ready to move into NYC. Filipe isn’t one to turn down an opportunity like that.
Wait… who is Fake Filipe?
Look, Sam gets that the photos are colored funny. Filipe is purple and detailed and emotive. Fake Filipe is blue and stiff, always excited and can only say “raaaa”. Filipe is plotting world domination. Fake Filipe is chasing butterflies. You should probably get them straight.
Why does Filipe spell his name wrong? Isn’t it Felipe?
Filipe does what he wants. You should know better than to tell him how to spell his name. He gets bitey if you do that.
What are Filipe’s plans for world domination?
He hasn’t elaborated on all of them, but here’s what we know to date.
Why isn’t this more popular?
Filipe has no idea. You should probably tell your friends.
Got another question for Filipe?