Toyguru knows without a doubt that the question wasn't meant to be rude,
nor was there any ill intention behind it.
So let's please stop with any discussion of that.
There's no reason to paint a picture of a horse that isn't there.
The whole point of that question was to address fan consulting.
It's a line that was and still is touted as being for MOTU fans and collectors.
If it's for the fans, having fans involved seems logical.
So asking about fan involvement is a natural inquiry.