Bratz Dolls are being pulled!

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by chickypoo, Dec 24, 2008.

  1. chickypoo

    chickypoo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    peeboo Chillin' With My Peeps

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    lol kind of glad that happened as well.
     
  3. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I never was a doll person, but I'm a little confused on the copyright infringement. If there's such a clear difference between what Bratz represents and what Barbie represents, then I don't see how they won the case. Is Brenda Breyer next on the chopping block? There shall be no other dolls, but Barbie!
     
  4. debilorrah

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    Whatever gets those skanky dolls off the shelf!
     
  5. ksacres

    ksacres At Your Service

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    It was because the creator of Bratz dolls worked for Mattel when the idea was conceived.
     
  6. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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    So Mattel isn't mad that a skanky doll beats out Barbie in sales, but that their IDEA of a skanky doll was stolen.

    Ironic.
     
  7. kinnip

    kinnip Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So I guess Mattel said "no", then when he went elsewhere and started making money they changed their minds. [​IMG] I have some real issues with the way intellectual property rights are handled these days.
    Yes, I do think the dolls are skanky, but so are most of the preteens I see. The market will always offer what sells. Frankly, I'm not crazy about some of the Barbie I've seen. The only use I had for a doll growing up was to ride the talking model horses. When the doll dismounted and went to clean tack, the horses continued merrily playing and chatting. Maybe I read Black Beauty too many times.
     
  8. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    So do you think preteens are skanky because all their toys and media influences are skanky or do you think the toys and media are skanky because the preteens already are?
    The modern day chicken/egg question I suppose...
     
  9. JennsPeeps

    JennsPeeps Rhymes with 'henn'

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  10. CityGirlintheCountry

    CityGirlintheCountry Green Eggs and Hamlet

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    Now that's just scary!
    What happened to the sweet, happy Barbies?
     

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