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  1. Just a warning for anyone who's thinking about getting that Clayface figure: Aside from looking good, the figure is extremely fragile and poorly engineered, offering extremely limited articulation and the constant feeling that you are going to break it if you move it.
  2. The Zodiac killer is an odd choice for Batman's new rogue. An even stranger choice is to make an action figure of him...
  3. If Major Bludd ends up being another bleeping target exclusive, I'm done with this line all together. I've had enough of this shart....
  4. It's really a beautiful thing how this toy community, full of so many diverse people and opinions, has been able to come together as one in our collective disgust of Chip Carroll and his bizarre ideas... It's a wonderful reminder that no matter how many differances we may have, in the end, we're really all on the same team.
  5. What do I call it? I call it one person (you) who happens to run a popular website, allowing his buddy a forum to whine and complain about how he is some sort of victim and how terrible it is that people get pissed at him online when he is choosing to post photos on the internet for the sole purpose of bragging about how he has thirteen of one rare item, while practically everyone else struggles to the point of frustration trying to simply find one of said rare item. "The Genius", Chip Carroll doesn't have to post pictures of his thirteen Viper's, but he chooses to do it anyways, thus opening the flood gates for everyone who feels like it to rightfully condemn Chip's thoughtless, inconsiderate, braggadocious behavior. The only debate I see going on here is between you, the owner of the website who decided to post this editorial, who appears to be trying to stick up for his buddy and attempting to justify the posting of this article, which describes the actions of a self centered, thoughtless individual trying to spin himself into a martyr, a just and righteous victim of cancel culture. Poor, poor Chip... Meanwhile, on one level or another, Chip's actions are literally being condemned by practically everyone posting here that isn't named Jay Cochran. I mean seriously, what does this guy expect? It's the equivalent of a bunch of people, dying of thirst, being stuck in a desert, and one of them decides to announce over a megaphone: "Hey! All you desperate people who long for water, look at me! I've got plenty of water, isn't that fantastic?!" No Chip... No... It's not.
  6. I really don't see how this editorial is facilitating debate. I mean seriously, If anything it would appear to be facilitating nothing more than mass condemnation of your buddy, "The Genius" Chip Carroll.
  7. I'm sorry you don't get what I'm saying, or that you simply don't like it, but as I said before, we are very unlikely to agree on these issues. These dolls by themselves aren't going to deprive anyone of a childhood, in this you are absolutely correct. However, are you not willing to concede the fact that our children are being bombarded from every direction with PC ideas and are being forced to learn more & more about sexuality at ages that continue to get younger and younger? Do you see no value in the innocence of a child? Perhaps I'm the only one on this forum that thinks sex ed is inappropriate for a 6 year old, but I know for a fact that many parents would agree with me. And despite your attempts to lump me in with hate mongers and bigots, I don't have a problem with the LGBT people. I have a problem with extremists who try to force their views on children. And yes, while the vast majority of individuals in the LGBT community are just born that way, I believe that some children self identify in these ways do to any number of pressures being put on them by different groups. Some do it for attention, because they're parents force it on them, or because they are practically brainwashed by their teachers, peer pressure, and indoctrination by the mass media. And that's not acceptable to me. And for you to conflate this issue with matters of race is completely disingenuous on your part. Race is a purely physical & biological issue relating to how much melanin people have in their skin and various other physical differences. Meanwhile sexuality is a more of a mentality. The two are completely different. And why don't I want kids to have access to these in my area? Because I'm sick and tired of all of the indoctrination, and I want to protect the innocence of children from all things sexual in nature until they mature and can make their own decisions without feeling the extreme pressures from the extremists on both the left and the right.
  8. Firstly, let me clarify a few things. I am an athiest, so please don't lump me in with that crowd, and secondly I have absolutely no problem whatsoever with the LGBT community or the people in it as a general rule. And I absolutely believe it's perfectly fine for anyone to be who they are. I believe an individual should be judged not by any physical differences, but by the content of their heart. And members of the LGBT community are by no means less than any other person, as you were suggesting by attempting to attribute these things to me. I don't want anyone to go away or go back into the closet or any other of those talking points that you again inaccurately tried to suggest that I was a supportive of. My problem is with people that are actively working to deprive children of a childhood and force them to grow up far too fast by confronting them with all of this unnecessary gender education and indoctrination at an age where they are so easily influenced and venerable. My 6 year old should not be taught the ins and outs of all of the different sexualities before they have even had a chance to be a child. I will do everything I can to protect the innocence of my children, whether it's politically correct or not, I simply don't care. So, to sum it up, I don't have a problem with these dolls existing, I have a problem with these dolls being just another bit of the relentless attacks on a child's right to just be a child. These attempts to confuse kids & blur the lines between the sexes are unrelenting and come in every form of mass media, in schools, & now in toys. Kids should be allowed to be kids, teach them this stuff after they've had a chance to grow up a little bit, can think a little more critically and have developed something of an identity for themselves. These dolls being offered up to small children is just extremely inappropriate in my eyes.
  9. Yeah, hate to disappoint, but it's going to take a lot more than me to save Mattel from themselves. Lol
  10. Yes, clearly if a child likes something and wants it, we parent's should just step aside and let them go wild! It's brilliant! What could possibly go wrong?
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