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Old 10-28-2007, 09:42 AM
 
Location: among the chaos
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You obviously never heard of GI Joe.
My Barbie's never hung out with Ken. But anytime we could catch a ride in GI Joe's jeep, we were there.

And just to stay OT, I think the Muslim Barbie is quite attractive. I would think it would be a great hit among muslim girls. I'm thinking that Amish Barbie would also be a big seller.

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Old 10-28-2007, 10:19 AM
 
Location: The Netherlands
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You obviously never heard of GI Joe.
Hey I had the baddest of the bad, I had Doctor Steel. He is bad because he's bald, has a dragon tattooed on his chest and has a right fist made of steel.

Then again, I'm not a Muslim.
The Muslim kids in the war-torn countries will probably see real guns and war-victims before they'll ever get their hands on a G.I.-Joe.
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Old 10-28-2007, 10:41 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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the taliban might think she is too provocative and prefer a burka.
the amish don't even have pictures on the walls of the homes. they may have a problem with barbie dolls. but there again those amish kids are pretty wild before they profess allegiance to the community.
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:07 PM
 
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the taliban might think she is too provocative and prefer a burka.
the amish don't even have pictures on the walls of the homes. they may have a problem with barbie dolls. but there again those amish kids are pretty wild before they profess allegiance to the community.
You bring up a good point about the burka. Should the dolls our little girls play with be model more positive attributes (such as Doctor Barbie, Air Force Barbie, Firefighter Barbie, etc.) to show girls they can grow up to be anything or are the dolls they have out now just glorifying all the things all religions don't want our little girls growing up to do (provactive clothing, pregnant Barbie (yup they have one with a belly that pops open to deliver then you snap on the postpartum belly), etc.). Is this just another way that society is bringing adult themes to our kids at too young an age. I think this mom was innovative in creating a doll that is more like what she wants her kid to be instead of just giving in and getting her the one everyone else has. Just a thought.
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:20 PM
 
Location: Maryland
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You bring up a good point about the burka. Should the dolls our little girls play with be model more positive attributes (such as Doctor Barbie, Air Force Barbie, Firefighter Barbie, etc.) to show girls they can grow up to be anything or are the dolls they have out now just glorifying all the things all religions don't want our little girls growing up to do (provactive clothing, pregnant Barbie (yup they have one with a belly that pops open to deliver then you snap on the postpartum belly), etc.). Is this just another way that society is bringing adult themes to our kids at too young an age. I think this mom was innovative in creating a doll that is more like what she wants her kid to be instead of just giving in and getting her the one everyone else has. Just a thought.
Maybe Moms of all types could order Barbies;

Right wing skinhead Barbie
Left wing pinko Barbie
Peace momma cannibis Barbie
Valium popping soccer Mom Barbie
Big hair TV evangalist Barbie
plain jane quaker Barbie

we could have fun with this
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:15 PM
 
Location: land of quail, bunnies, and red tail hawks
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How about Mary Magdalene Barbie?
If you're talking about MM's vocation prior to her encounter with Christ....

Well . . . ummm . . . I do believe that's how Barbie usually dresses!
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:17 PM
 
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If you're talking about MM's vocation prior to her encounter with Christ....

Well . . . ummm . . . I do believe that's how Barbie usually dresses!
ROFL!!!!
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Old 10-28-2007, 06:27 PM
 
Location: Ireland
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Disney doesn't have to come out with more conservative Barbies. I don't like Disney in general and abstain from buying their merchandise or visiting their parks. I honestly don't see much value in any of their things. Kids love their movies and some of them have good messages, but I'd rather not contribute to their corporate dynasty. Conservative Christians, Jews, etc. need to demand what they want from companies like Disney.
The company that makes Barbie dolls is Mattel.

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Old 10-28-2007, 09:15 PM
 
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This was a great idea, all the Barbies I've seen lately look like prostitutes
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Old 10-28-2007, 09:26 PM
 
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The company that makes Barbie dolls is Mattel.

Silly me! You're right. Well down on them too.
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