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I have not seen this doll in stock, but as a practicing Wicca, I think the concept is...interesting.
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- Saturday, November 08, 2003 at 00:44:26 (EST)


I never in my life imagined I''d see sooo many adults freaked out by a toy. This is so funny.
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 22:56:08 (EST)
Double double, toil and trouble! Fire burn and cauldron bubble!
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 18:31:14 (EST)
i love her!!!!
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 18:30:59 (EST)
Good sweet lady, all of you who made malicious comments about this doll and claim to be wiccan/pagan should cease sputtering. Live and let live, or in other words, this doll does no harm and is kind of cute. Don't let your anger at others blind you to something that may aid witches in become less of a horror to society. This doll doesn't promote paganism or wicca in anyway, do you see those words in the promotion? its just for fun, and if it brings more true followers to the craft, all the better.
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 18:08:59 (EST)
Make believe . . . just like witch craft
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 17:17:59 (EST)
she's cute although i have avoided barbie like the plauge since i was 6 (34 now).all i can say is thank the Goddess i have boys.as much as i love pink i will not be changing the colors i use for my craft workings.she is a little over the top don't you think? oh well at least she is bringing witchcraft in to the mainstream public's eye.hmmm,smell the plastic burning now.
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 13:37:54 (EST)
I think she must've given me love potion.
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- Friday, November 07, 2003 at 11:41:20 (EST)
i love barbie sweet sounds pet shop
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 23:52:56 (EST)
Wiccans are not the type of people that go around in glittering clothes on by night or by day. Wiccans are tired of people thinking that we are evil people that kill things or put spells on people to to bad things.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 22:36:49 (EST)
I want a Satanic-Witch Barbie. Oh, that's the original Barbies. Never mind.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 17:01:33 (EST)
I think people are taking this doll so seriously because it's pushing the "religion" button for so many. Funny that there are about as many intolerant Pagans responding as there are intolerant Christians.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 16:11:49 (EST)
I saw her in Toys R Us in Ontario Canada a few weeks ago.... I'm also Pagan and would never wear an outfit like that to circle...although the dragonfly is cool! :)
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 12:26:29 (EST)
*snort* Okay, after reading several of the comments (not all, to be certain) I have a couple of questions. Are they going to come out with an entire set? (personally, I'd like to see and African-American, or just plain African, Santaria Barbie, dressed all in white with a snake. Howzabout a Japanese Shinto Barbie with a white kimono, red Hakama and a prayer stick with the paper prayer on it? Hee hee!) If they can come out with a Cindy Crawford Barbie, why don't they base one off of Fairuza Balk, who is also gorgeous, an openly Pagan actress, and is half Romani? (She's even got the black hair ;) And third, since we can't take anything Barbie does as serious, why take this doll any more or less seriously? No, I don't wear gold lame' pants and pink halter top, but neither am I blond, 7 feet tall, and stuck with a vacant blue-eyed stare. I don't use cool-aid and glitter either. Be calm, my sisters, Matel will make it's money, get one if you wish as a collector's item and rack it up with the Gay Ken doll that was pulled a few years back. It will be an amusement for years to come.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 12:11:37 (EST)
Barbie is so fun! I had the Barbie jeep, and made all kinds of outfits. I loved the Malibu Barbie, and the mermaid Barbie, who I made go in the aquarium with my pet turtle. How did all this affect me? I now have a Jeep and work in a steel mill.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 11:40:17 (EST)
My name is Barbie, and you better be NICE to me!
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 11:35:02 (EST)
Ewww...
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 11:21:34 (EST)
The black Secret Spells Barbie is the best-dressed of them all. Barbie and her bitch Kayla are dressed like Witchy sluts who just came back from the mall. At least Christie has some class.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 10:12:27 (EST)
I've never seen a Witch wear that in a circle. It's hideous.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 10:09:48 (EST)
I've seen Christian Barbie before. If you want one of those, go to a religious store. There's even a Sign Language Barbie and a Handicapped Barbie in a wheelchair. They just aren't sold in major stores. As for this thing representing a religion... do you see the name of a religion plastered on the box? Just to be fair, wouldn't the Spongebob Barbie be representing the Children's Spongebob Religion? Children all around the world worship that stupid sponge and parents let them do it.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 10:08:47 (EST)
Secret Spells Barbie by Mattel at Target Price: $19.99 Availability: We're sorry. This item is temporarily unavailable HELP!!!!!!! I CAN'T FIND ONE!!!!!!
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 09:41:04 (EST)
Way to go Mattel... So where can I get one to add to my doll collection? I think it is about time to have a doll like this. BTW, those who are complaining about the doll being evil... get a life... and get some professional help. I think it is great!!!!!!!!!!!
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 09:36:24 (EST)
This is a outrage to our Religous world take it of the shelf
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 08:57:48 (EST)
Answer to your ACLU question: Mattel is a private company selling a product. It is NOT a government body promoting one religion over another with tax dollars from All it's citizens. The result? The ACLU couldn't care less! And besides it's just a piece of plastic intended as a child's toy. If you think it's "evil", seek professional help with your own demons.
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 03:22:27 (EST)
sisters, (you know who you are) what happen to live and let live?
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 02:05:45 (EST)
I love it but Walmart does not carry her :(
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 01:59:21 (EST)
Okay, a question: Is this Barbie promoting a "religion"? If so, then shouldn't there, to be fair, be Barbies that represent other religions as well? Let's be honest, if, somehow, Mattel came up with "Southern Baptist Barbie" or something similar, how many stores would carry the thing? Wouldn't the ACLU have a field day with that? Why is this religion okay for Barbie to plug, but not any other?
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- Thursday, November 06, 2003 at 00:08:03 (EST)
don't you dare say anything bad about barbie...she may very well put a curse on you!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 23:44:23 (EST)
Just like some of the other crap out there, mermaids, fairies, etc. Ya won't find one in my house. If you think it's just a toy, think again. Evil spirits are nothing to kid around with. And they can attach themselves to any item.
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 23:11:58 (EST)
I have been practicing Wicca for 10 years and absolutely love the this Barbie. She is now my favourite Barbie ever! Anything to help combat the Hollywood stereotype of the evil green skinned monster with warts and a big hat as being a Witch has got my vote! Barbie is beautiful, like many of the Wiccans/Witches I know... Thank you Mattell!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 21:57:24 (EST)
noone complained about a dancing santa playing a guitar it is just a toy grow up
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 18:50:32 (EST)
I am Wiccan, and all my friends of the same, think it's a completely awesome idea. It's about time we were recognized, and if it takes Barbie to do it, you go girl!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 18:47:19 (EST)
oh one last thing i think most are forgetting ITS A DOLL!!! FOR CRYING OUT LOUD PEOPLE!!! WAKE UP!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 16:19:47 (EST)
i think this is a great idea, & i also think those people praising "jesus" are sickening, disturbed and really sad. i guess in their world there is only ONE religion. way to go mattel!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 16:16:38 (EST)
I think its rather amusing that many Wiccans and also many Christians dislike this Barbie. Probably the only time these two groups have had something in common... Seriously though, my main concern is that something like witchcraft is being seen as cutesy and okay for children - and I know its not just this product, but a host of television shows and movies as well. I guess I don't think it's something that little kids should be encouraged to play around with. Any Wiccans or Christians out there feel the same?
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 16:15:09 (EST)
I posted a few days ago and out of curiousity, I peeked back. WOW! Are people stuffy! It's just a doll! Big deal on what she is doing or is posed as. Personally I say way to go Mattel! It's all about getting people to buy your product. If a few people out there are going to boycott Mattel (et al) because of this doll... Please!! Get a life. I bet you are out there protesting everything else EVIL. In a world where you turn on the news and see nothing but bad stuff, we need something fun. If your idea of fun is Secret Spells Barbie, hey, why not!! I bet those people who don't like this don't like SpongeBob SquarePants either!! Just toys, people!!
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 14:20:34 (EST)
bwahahahahahahahahahahahah!!!!! (rolls on floor in paroxysms of mirth) (gets up, wiping tears from eyes and collecting self) excuse me for my reaction, but as a longtime witch (over 25 years) i have to say that's one of the silliest things i've seen in a loooong time. i especially like the pink Charm Girl jacket... wow!!!! where can i get me one of those? it would go *so* well over my plain old black ritual robe. what's next, Witchfiinder General Ken? comes with bell, book, candle, pins, pincers, and portable stake, plus matches and really hissy attitude about women who think for themselves... just in time for xmas! --veedub
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 13:54:59 (EST)
Horrible. Absolutely horrible. Good thing nobody would take Barbie seriously enough to consider this a major insult to Wiccans everywhere.
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 12:31:56 (EST)
Seriously, you can't mean this! This is making a joke out of something, some people take seriously. I think itís disgusting!...
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- Wednesday, November 05, 2003 at 10:38:29 (EST)
I LOVE IT! I think it's about time Witches and their magic are shown to children (big and little) to spice up what real magic and the imagination is all about! Blessed Be!! (so, where are the 'Charmed Ones' dolls?? Let's see them come out next so I can start my collection!
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 20:44:19 (EST)
"Dear Santa, Please send me one of each of these dolls. Also my sister wants Hysterectomy Barbie, Dad wants Hair Stylist Ken, grandma wants Incontinent Midge, Grandpa wants ALZ Ken,but he keeps forgetting ... my brother wants Dyslexic Dan." To the person who said that: you're sick. How could you pick on dyslexia? Let me guess, you played with barbies as a child and it screwed up your mind? Yeah, whatever.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 19:45:40 (EST)
I'd just like to say children aren't as impressionable as some of you think. I grew up with Barbie (I'm 18) and I'm just fine. I don't think I have to have a perfect body, etc., etc., etc. I also grew up with television and rap music and yet, I rarely curse and I certainly haven't decided it's okay to shoot someone because of the violence I've seen on TV. *Gasp!* Face it, if your children are as impressionable as you think, then you need to take a secong look at yourself. They learn just as much from you as from TV, radio, and toys, and there are a lot of you out there who are going to have pretty judgemental children if they end up like you.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 19:32:58 (EST)
the best barbie out there- the only one i'd actually buy. everyone needs some magic in their life.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 19:04:57 (EST)
'Delicious' potions, that is so confusing. I can't accept the connection. It's just weird. As for where I've seen this doll... this is the first time. I heard about it in Morbid Fact du Jour.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 18:03:22 (EST)
I LOVE MY BARBIE!!!!!!!
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 15:10:42 (EST)
An obvious take-off on the WB's Charmed, but attractive dolls none the less. The real treat of the set is Kayla (red head in lime green - yum!) I've seen these at Walmart and TRU. (I'm in Southern California.)
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 14:07:37 (EST)
Fabulous! Witchy Barbie! I'm all for it. I don't have any children, so I'll be buying one for me. :)
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 13:36:23 (EST)
While I do consider myself pagan, and I think this doll has positive and negative points, I truly don't think this doll is focused towards us as a Religious faction, or even a Market. I think they were thinking more along the lines of Sabrina the Teenage witch here, guys. But I do think it is still a good step...anyone ever see the Moon Goddess Barbie?
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 09:48:09 (EST)
Frankly, I find this reprehensible. It's going to make people think they can do spells at the drop of a hat (no pun intended). Spells should be done as a LAST RESORT. I don't like this doll.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 09:47:43 (EST)
I'm a wiccan, been one for a number of years, I'm also a southerner and a liberal feminist and I think it's cute. I have absolutely no problem with it at all. And who says Wiccans don't wear pink? I prefer sapphire and purple myself, but any color a person wants to wear is fine, and as others have said pink is Barbie's signature color.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 09:25:05 (EST)
I don't hear whining that the various princess Barbies encourage monarchy for a politican system, so just chill and recognize that it's just fantasy.
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- Tuesday, November 04, 2003 at 06:07:46 (EST)
what fun!!! I can't wait to own them.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 23:41:13 (EST)
Witches can dress anyway they want, get over yourselves and don't care about what others think so much. And if it really offends you, think about this: maybe they're not saying all wiccans dress like that, maybe they're saying, gee i don't know, that BARBIE LIKES TO DRESS LIKE THAT! duh! And if your not convinced, don't buy it. It's not brain surgery...
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:41:57 (EST)
If you don't like it, don't buy it!Wow, difficult....
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:38:02 (EST)
I never thought I'd see the day that someone's religion is shaken by a barbie.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:36:46 (EST)
i'm not sure as to whether i should be glad that the community recognises witches, or be offended that they believe that witches dress any differently than any other productive member of society.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:36:14 (EST)
"To all the children out there who wrote in, get lives." adults should get lives too.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:23:19 (EST)
People say "no wicca would wear pink". Well, young girls won't care. The whole reason it's so bright is to catch a girl's eye.What do you expect, it's barbie's signature color. I'm no expert on wicca, but they could wear pink if they want, couldn't they?
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:16:53 (EST)
i go to this site every other day for a laugh. it's funny how people can take pink fluff and turn it into a satanic item. you people need to have higher self-esteem if a doll shakes you up. I know kids who could talk about more important issues then a doll.the person on the second page needs to get a life too-a kid
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:12:59 (EST)
BARBIE, IF YOU WANT MY SUPPORT, PLEASE STOP TREATING ANIMALS SO CRUELY. PUT DOWN THE DRAGON FLY (NO, *NOT* IN THE COULDREN)AND REMOVE MEAT FROM YOUR DIET, AS WELL AS LEATHER FROM YOUR WARDROBE.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:11:49 (EST)
Wake up people, she is just a TOY, kids are smarter than what you think, they know the difference between a doll and a real person. they don't look to a toy to be their rold model, they look at celebrities, atheleates, and people who do good things. That would be like me looking up to my rolling pin or soafa.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:09:35 (EST)
"Once again, Mattel finds another way to horrify and disgust those of us who grew up with Barbie and found that breasts don't get that big, and I will _never_ have legs that long. Parents, buy your kids a better doll, something that will teach them values, besides how to dress up, giggle, and generally act brainless. Its what you'll get when they hit puberty."you people take barbie way to seriosly. Barbie is a doll that encourages imagination. I bet you'd rather your kid play with a barbie then have them sit mindlessly in front of X-rated programs, huh?
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:04:39 (EST)
being a somewhat thin person myself, I would have to say that I don't find Barbies perfact body at all intimidating or influencing. Her body is what I would concider *healthy* and *in shape*. I also LOVE her fashion sense and would LOVE it if everyone was rich enough to afford good clothes and lucky enough to have a good body. that way the world would be filled with cool people! but then again, who would we make fun of, after all, their will be no more poor, fat, kids with no fashion sense to humiliate.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 22:03:15 (EST)
christians and pagans need to chill. This doll has no magic powers...get over it!! And all you pagans out there are just as bad. This doll douesn't represent anyone. I really don't think there are plastic pagans in real life casting preppy spells. It's a doll, not the apocolypse, so chill out
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 21:57:23 (EST)
I think that this is great! Why must Barbie be a stuffy unimaginative chariter? I would rather have this "Magic Barbie" as opposed to things like Sponge Bob Barbie or the steriotypical Barbies that hold down jobs that are for women only... or some of the Barbies that are only concerned with being rock stars and beauty contestants...
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 21:00:13 (EST)
Is there a Braces Barbie? Vampire Barbie? there ya go Mattel, use these comments to create even more...we will buy them, we will follow Barbie anywhere. We love Mattel! We love Barbie! We want more! PLEASE do not let the whiners force you to pull these dolls from the market. I love them, already bought one, plan to get the other two & everyone I have talked to...barring the fruitcakes here....LOVE them too...so there!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 19:08:17 (EST)
Maybe there's a Priest Barbie who can exorcise the demon possesed assholes here who can't get it through their thick skulls that this is a toy for crying out loud!!!!!!!!!Leave the RELIGION OUT OF IT...DUH!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 19:04:02 (EST)
They need to make a Satanist barbie.......
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 19:03:18 (EST)
Hey Jethro! I don't see no Hillbilly Barbie anywheres on this here page.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 18:59:10 (EST)
If either of my two grand daughters want one or all 3 ....then THIS GRANNY will run to get them ASAP. If all you people who think they are promoting anything other than good clean fun you need to see a therapist ASAP. Only an evil mind can think of some of this crap spewing forth from those who have a problem with this toy.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 18:52:29 (EST)
Just a matter of time before this topic is so hot it catches fire & then who will they blame? LOL Seriously, I bet it will be on the news before too long. I'm glad I bought one last week because in another week no one will be able to afford one. I bought Kayla, but Christie is calling my name as I type this....psst...over here! I like pink ok, but Barbie is just a bit too brassy, flashy, fluffy for my taste. I don't collect Barbie's but my DD has all hers & mine...she's 26 now. The only other one I have is the BeWitched one, but I don't recall her having this much controversay. Just a toy people...just a toy.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 18:46:46 (EST)
CAN Barbie wear anything BUT pink? PLEASE??
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 18:24:23 (EST)
hehehe, I'm a Satanist, and I think the dolls are great! A nice reflection of the fluffy bunny type wiccans who have softened up witchcraft until it is barely discernable from xtianity! It's just a toy, a toy with criminal dress sense, but a toy none the less. Shame on you xtians who are so weak that a doll intimidates you, and shame on the pagans who are so weak that they actually believe such dolls can create low self -esteem. You both should be stronger than that.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 17:53:19 (EST)
Well, they're Barbie, which is by definition fantasy, so there's no reason not to add magic to the mix. Just as a matter of personal opinion, I think the Kayla is the cutest of the lot, with the best costume. The overdress is a bit stiff and scratchy, and tends to shed its glitter, which is only glued on. I write fantasy for a living, and I'm sooo over people saying that fantasy is satanic, demonic, and going to turn young children into serial killers. Those of you who are of that opinion that fantasy is bad are not going to change your opinion, we know that; we figured it out a long time ago, and we're tired of hearing it. Furthermore, you aren't going to change our opinion that it's harmless at worst, and instills creativity and responsibility at its best so give up trying, because the more you preach, the less we listen.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 17:32:48 (EST)
I agree. It is simply a toy. Let the kids decide if they like it or not. The main thing is they have fun in their youth and learn how to use their imaginations. Goodness knows once they are older the "magic" of life is harder to find and keep, so let them have their youth and dreams as long as they can. I grew up with TV's "Bewitched" and it was just a fun TV show, just as this is just a toy. (Wow, Barbie sure did cause a big stir, this time, huh? It should sell well, I think now.) ...Society is always afraid when something new is introduced for the first time, then it dies down and it is more accepted. It is a good thing when people accept unique concepts, ideas and ways for youth to find self-identity or creativity as long as the toy is not dangerous. It should not matter what spiritual beliefs have been introduced to them as it is only for a child's enjoyment. ***KIDS!!! If you are reading this, ENJOY every moment of your childhood! Don't grow up too fast, you have the rest of your life for problems, mortgage payments, jobs, burdens, etc. ...So for now dream BIG, watch the clouds go by, catch lightening bugs, wait for the Ice Cream Man, read about interesting people/adventures and then make your OWN fun! Whatever YOU decide about this doll decides if it is a good toy or not...because it was designed just for YOU! And KIDS... One more thing, isn't it great to live in a country where we can openly discuss different views and appreciate each other's backgrounds?! I think so! Take care, be safe and enjoy your Barbies! -Cynna
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 16:57:44 (EST)
This Wiccan priestess is putting this wonderfully horrible Barbie on my Yule wish list! Talk about mixed feelings...I always get a giggle out of the bumper sticker that says, "I wanna be Barbie, she has everything." Of course I had something she didn't, my religion. Up until now, that is. Now I know just a little bit about how the Indians feel when white people want to play aournd with sweat lodges. and stuff.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 15:46:34 (EST)
I'm not a huge fan of pink OR gold..so I could do with a different outfit. I'm not X-stain or Wiccan either and I've got to ask: Where exactly in the lil write-up does it say that this Barbie is Wiccan? It doesn't. SO, with that made clear, all you Wiccans who are offended can get over it AND all you X-tians who are offended can shush. Neither group has any reason whatsoever to be! It's a toy. Stop trying to make it into something more. Take a step back and learn a lesson from your children. They probably don't give a darn one way or the other and just want to PLAY with the doll. *shakes her head*
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 15:39:23 (EST)
it's wonderful. it's about time wiccans get some recognition. barbie has done well in that you can buy any race of barbie that you'd like. you can also buy barbies from many cultural groups. they might as well move on and open up to religions as well. not every little girl who plays with barbies is from a white middle class christian household. i give props to mattel for this new doll.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 15:06:16 (EST)
What is it about "playing with barbies" that says they have to be realistic? Nothing about barbie world is real...this barbie rocks, leave it alone!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 15:02:32 (EST)
I take it none of you have seen the Jesus action figures that you can buy in certain esoteric shops in central London (UK)
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 14:58:36 (EST)
I think this is great! Barbie can be anything she wants to be, why not a member of the wiccan religion as well? I just hope this doesn't get yanked off the shelves the way tattoo Barbie did.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 14:36:22 (EST)
LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LOVE IT! LMAO....how can all of you come here and bash it? If you are so against Barbie, what on earth are you doing here to begin with? i mean, you must realize that you are only adding fuel to the fire by denouncing this product! i personally would love to see more "realistic" Barbies out as far as different lifestyles go. I personaly never played with Barbie the way that Mattel probably intended her to be played with (or perhaps that is just what they intended). Children need to be sheltered to an extent, but IMO, they also need to be taught the different avenues taken in life and the different beliefs. Not b/c you want them to take one in particular, but so that they are knowledgable and won't find themselves in a world of hurt one day due to complete ignorance. That being said, no, i don't believe that anything should go as i stated earlier! LOL....was just a little laughter for a board that has lost control and sight of an issue. Plain and simple, if you don't like it don't buy it.....if you like it buy it. Or maybe buy it simply to open a doorway of conversation between yourself and your children. i will be buying all 3 for my daughter (she collects them and displays them). She is only 10, but it will be an awesome way for us to discuss this particular lifestyle and allow for her to discover things that she has yet to learn. Will that make her turn to witchcraft or something else? i doubt it. But, she knows that she is her own person and i am just here to help guide her and help her learn to be all that she dreams of being no matter what that dream consists of right now. To each your own and try not to let this stuff get to you so much! Life would be so much more simple if you would just let go and relax a bit!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 14:23:37 (EST)
I saw the commercial for this Barbie a few weeks ago with my stepkids. I thought it was the most awesome toy I have seen in awhile. I had a few apprehensions regarding people thoughts on it though. I know all the negativity regarding Harry Potter and I think it is ridiculous. It is just a toy. I am going to make sure to buy all of them so I can play with my kids. I am a Wiccan and I see no problem with it. As for the pink, Barbie has always worn pink. It is her trademark! She is a girl and since the beginning of time it seems, pink has been the "girls color". My daughter loves pink and wears it almost everyday! People just need to learn to chill and trust their children. They are the most intelligent beings.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 14:18:59 (EST)
Just like earlier versions of Barbie, this version will twist young minds even more. Wicca is a religion, not a fashion statement.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 13:41:14 (EST)
Perfect - its about time! I think this will be one of the most popular Barbies ever sold. She's not Wiccan or anything else, just a Chamed one doing her thing. I'm Wiccan, and anything that helps us stop the stupid propaganda is great! Right on! Keep her on the market, she will sell better than any of the others!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 13:36:11 (EST)
For the one who posted Nov 2 saying Mattel has lost her business...I'm sure they'll miss your $30 a year. Probably go into deep depression and then bankruptcy. Jeez what a threat,loosen up a little, Psycho.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 13:22:35 (EST)
Barbie in pink, or green or blue.... Buy the one that's right for you!..... Get them all & do it quick...... So mote it be.... my Spell will stick ...... All Hail Barbie! go to www.eBay.com & do a search for "Secret Spells Barbie". Right now there are 44 & the cost is rising daily thanks to this thread. Thank the Goddess I got mine cheap before all this hoopla started. :)
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 12:39:07 (EST)
Why not?!! If any of you Wiccans out there know of a spell that will help me look even half as good as Barbie, post it!!! Cool pants and I love pink!!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 12:11:59 (EST)
Ya gotta love it! A no-loose marketer's dream: a cheesy bunch of glitzy crap for a load of bucks, guaranteed to get a lot of free publicity due to the inevitable howls of the pseudo-christian right wingnuts on all the popular loony radio talk shows.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 12:06:04 (EST)
Stock it!! In this day and age of Buffy and Sabrina the teenage witch, why not!!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 12:03:23 (EST)
Nobody said Wiccan or anything close to it for one thing. For the second thing the dolls are very much up to "Barbie" standards for the dolls that are coming out as of late. Considering the shows like "Charmed" and "Buffy" and "Sabrina" I am really surprised it took Mattel so long. Also. I am a Pagan/Wiccan and I am grateful for the Secret Spell Barbie and any help she can bring to ending the green skin and all those warts!!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 11:15:58 (EST)
The Tv program "Charmed" has been very popular for few years; Harry Potter is all the rage with the 7 to 13 set ( and thank Gods and Goddesses, he got them reading actual books!). So Barbie's a witch - most of the Barbies my granddaughter has are "sky clad" most of the time anyway!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 11:07:59 (EST)
those bratz are weird looking butthey arent all blonde and blue eyed and they dress for reall..i mean really who wears THAT much pink? unless they area baby...then you know its cute..tee hee hee
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 11:06:14 (EST)
Hey, instead of complaining about Barbie's looks, take a look at the Bratz dolls. They are so hideous! The sad thing is, my 3 year old daughter said they are "beautiful!" I'd go for this Barbie any day!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 10:26:36 (EST)
Hmm I'd so love to look like this. I wonder... Perhaps if I stop eating or take up making myself vomit after every meal I could have a figure like hers. (problem is I'd lose all my hair and teeth and risk dying a horrible death if I did!!! Are you reading this kids?!)
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 09:27:29 (EST)
In all honesty...my two biggest gripes about this Barbie... 1) It's not the color. It's the style. Ye gods, couldn't they have made the outfit have a better cut? (all humor, folks.) 2) I grew up with Barbie. Not Malibu Barbie. Not Barbie Cruise Ship...Barbie. No frills, no fancy names. I got tons of outfits for her, a box with tiny hangers for her clothes...and Barbie. The thing that made her "Beachgoing" was my own imagination. The thing that made her "Evening Star" was my own imagination. I needed only one Barbie, because it was my own imagination that took the toy to different areas. My gripe is that we're stealing imagination away from our children by making it too easy for them. I don't care what they call barbie, what little knick knacks they add on...the knick knacks could be sold separately, and just have BARBIE. Let the kids decide what to dress them in, and make up their own stories. Give them back their dreams and imaginations. Let them decide what kind of Barbie is that day. Save clutter...only need one of the doll! That's just my opinion.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 09:26:59 (EST)
Are any human beings really this shape?
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 09:22:26 (EST)
next out is plastic surgury barbie with plastic surgeon ken and boob job christie and nose job kayla!!!!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 09:01:35 (EST)
I wouldn't buy it. All the talk about her potions and possible Wiccan connections aside..... Her outfit sucks.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 08:49:14 (EST)
I LOVE IT!!!!! Yeah for Mattel. I shall be buying at least one each for each of my little ones. Wicca and Witchcraft are a legitimate religion and everyone should learn to practice tolerance and acceptance.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 08:26:46 (EST)
To the poster on Nov. 2 14:48:29, in order for you to boycott Mattel, make sure you don't buy any Fisher Price, Hot Wheels, Matchbox or Tyco. I do not practice any religion, so I do not see what the big deal is. The box, as I read it, said nothing about witchcraft or Wicca or Love potions. And if you are so concerned about this doll being bad for girls, think about all the toys that boys play with. Superheroes such as Batman and Superman are more accepted than Barbie in a Costume? When I have kids, I am not going to limit what they can play with based on a few stupid opinions. People should just SHUT UP!
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 07:40:33 (EST)
Hooray for Matel for putting a positive on something that is usually put in a negative light. Wiccans should rejoice in becoming "mainstream" society! Isn't that what we all want - Acceptance?
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 07:39:41 (EST)
Oh my gosh people. It's a TOY. What it all boils down to is how the parents are raising the child that is playing with the TOY. If this child turns out deranged then it's not the toy's fault. Come on, whatever happened to PARENTS/Guardians raising children and not the toy raising the child. I had a magic set when I was kid and that was 30 years ago. I'm not derranged in any way.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 07:38:57 (EST)
To all the overreacting pagans of any denomination: Remember the rule of three. In this case, it's a simple translation. If you whine about "how offended" you are, three will whine back at you about how offended *they* are. As for all the Barbie/pink bashers...it's Barbie. She'll always wear pink. Even Gothy Teen-Angst Barbie will have pink earrings and pink knee-high boots.
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- Monday, November 03, 2003 at 04:16:21 (EST)
I grew up with countless Barbies. I turned out pretty normal/stable. It is not the toys for which I played with, rather the wise, caring, nuturing mother that made me the person I am today. Put the responsibility back where it belongs... AT HOME. I like the diversity and imaginitive fantastical spin Matel has taken here. Get a life people. To repeat the previous choir, it's a flippin' DOLL.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 23:00:01 (EST)
This doll isn't offensive. I'm Wiccan. I find it more amusing than anything else. There's nothing wrong with Barbie, and those of you who complain about her figure? Her breasts aren't large, it was the chest cavity that was always the problem, not her breasts. As for the colors? Think of it like this. Wiccans? Can wear ANYTHING they want. I wear whatever I want to. Pink and gold? Well, I don't wear those colors, but that's simply because they look bad on me. Quit griping. You people would bitch if they hung you with a new rope.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 22:44:39 (EST)
as soon as i find one ill buy it for my mom who practices witchcraft. im sure she would love to have one for her shelf.folks need to grow up and realize that things only get the bad and these are no good comments by folks who have to much time and worry about things they should care less about put your mind towrds things like our troops and all the homeless in the states. if you helped with your time,comments money for silly arguments like this. it would make a real differance to folks that really need it
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 22:43:53 (EST)
I now know why we go sky clad.... so we dont have to look at gold lamme pants... i take this as a symbol that pagan spiritualism is becoming more accepted in american society- yay matel.. next time make it purple
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 22:28:14 (EST)
Barbie is a joke, girls don't need to look or act like her to be wonderful and beautiful. Each girl should be able to be herself, which includes looking and actiung the way she wants, without torment from the media or her peers. Even more this Barbie is an insult to anyone wether they believe in magic or not,especially Pagans and Christians alike.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 22:16:42 (EST)
First, fundamentalists of both Wiccan and Christian types are way overreacting... but that's no surprise... I myself am a Witch, and I sometimes wear pink. I like pink. If you look at the history of costume, you'll find that pink was once considered a masculine color and blue was feminine. So there. And how can someone be a witch and not know we sometimes do make potions? We just call them herbal remedies these days. hello! Of course you don't use a cauldron- this is the 21st century. If you were a Witch 200 years ago, you'd have a cauldron. Anyway, what the doll's usinng don't look much like a cauldron. Now, onto another subject... I've never understood people getting as upset as they do about Barbie's figure. Ok,its not like the average woman, but so what? The girls who play with Barbie are mostly too young to be developing an adult figure to even compare. Sure, they remember Barbie later, and maybe somehow they'll feel inadequate, but that's only if they have low self-esteem to begin with. That's a much larger cultural problem, more complex than just a doll. There are other cultural images that are even worse, IMO. Plus there's the fact that women earn less for the same work as men, etc. Why do people think Barbie's legs are too long? My own legs are proportionally longer than hers. So, if Barbie is freakish in this, am I like a complete freak of nature? I have a short torso, and long legs, oh, run in terror! I'm a freak! And while I'm not quite as extreme in curve as Barbie I do have a smaller than average waist and larger than average chest too! And I also have size 4 feet! Where Barbie and I completely differ is I've got a big butt. Still, I'm much more similar to the Barbie figure than the avaerage woman. Does this mean I personally am dangerous to the self-esteem of young girls? I think not. So, I don't think Barbie is, either, in an of herself. All they need to do is make other dolls with different body types. That's a better solution than getting rid of Barbie, like some so-called feminists want. I'm a real feminist. I think women of all types should be honored, whether they happen to have voluptuous figures, be skinny, full-figured, whatever! Then girls with all figure types will feel good, instead of people saying, whatever you look like is good, unless you look like Barbie or Pamela Lee/Anderson, in which case you are evil and I hate you... I'm so sick of that. If you are pretty, people treat you like you can't add two and two, and trust me, it doesn't matter what you wear, they'll still act like you're a moron, so you might as well dress up like Legally Blonde and have fun!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 21:36:04 (EST)
Once again, Mattel finds another way to horrify and disgust those of us who grew up with Barbie and found that breasts don't get that big, and I will _never_ have legs that long. Parents, buy your kids a better doll, something that will teach them values, besides how to dress up, giggle, and generally act brainless. Its what you'll get when they hit puberty.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 19:41:29 (EST)
sweetish fish!!!! its about time barbie became interesting!!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 18:37:24 (EST)
First Off - Best Place to Look is Target for Barbie and Kayla and Christie is at Toys R Us. Second Off - Yes, please boycott this doll you idiots. You know why? Because everyone will run out and buy this doll and make Mattel a load of money - then as people want to get this doll and can't, the people whom bought the toys will be selling them for ten times their worth. ...this is the American Way People WAKE UP!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 18:30:54 (EST)
Hello all....I am a practicing witch and I see nothing wrong with Barbie's color choice or the dragonfly. Pink and gold are colors associated with happiness and love. The dragonfly is a symbol of rebirth.....and BTW, it's just a toy. When I was a little girl and practicing magick back in the 70s, I would have loved to have had a Barbie like that just for the cool outfit! I live in the the city so I can't run around doing my rituals naked unless I want to go to jail. I also happen to like pink and gold as colors for ritual clothing. Big deal....let's just be happy that the witch Barbie isn't tied to a stake being burned!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 18:00:43 (EST)
Oh, if you think secret spells Gandalf is bad, check out the Lord of the Rings Barbie and Ken dressed at Arwen and Aragorn. http://www.theonering.net/scrapbook/group/1081/
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 17:53:12 (EST)
Do didfrent barbies
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 17:42:11 (EST)
I think its adorable.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 17:36:53 (EST)
I am sticking with my "secret spells" Gandalf. Seriously, why are the Christian Right so torqued over this and not Gandalf? Plus, Gandalf had that thing for "halfling leaf" ya know.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 17:33:30 (EST)
Okay, first of all: Barbie wears pink. Deal with it. It is barbie. In fact, I believe that shade of pink trade marked as "Barbie Pink" To the insulted femnist: If a plastic doll messed up your whole life and self image, many you have seriouse problems, and Barbie has nothing to do with it. I never looked up to barbie as a roll model. Maybe I was just better balanced than most, but at most Barbie was a friend. And personally I don't want to hate and kill my friends cause they weigh 110 pounds and I weigh 200. It was an outlet of creativity. Barbie was a cherished toy. I persoally didn't wanna grow up to be a 12 inch tall piece of plastic, so she never really was a roll model. To the insulted Pagans: Some how I think the kids are gonna relate this more to Sabrina than wicca. Since the age playing with this aren't really old enough to know WHAT relgion they are, I doubt this is going to make them think Wicca is nothing more than gold pants and dragon flies, any more than a jewish barbie would make them think Judaism was only about a blue miniskirt and plastic menorah. When you say how "deeply insulted" you are by this, it makes you sound childish. I mean, your getting upset over a puiece of plastic that has little to nothing to do with you. Unless your saying wiccan really IS based around sugar water? To the insulted christians: Look at the wiccan comments. This has about as much to do with real witchcraft as Harry Potter. Buying this barbie, or not buying it, will not give your soul to the devil. Hating because of your religion just might. So maybe you should re look at the fact that your wasting you life boycotting Mattel and try to go out there and make a diffrence in life by helping someone WITHOUT needing to shove christ in there face and just doing it for the good of being a person. To the spork people- You rock.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:44:17 (EST)
I collect all Barbie Dolls, I would buy this one, however the pink is a little much maybe purple would have been a better choice.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:34:16 (EST)
Drink thing sounds disgusting, but other than that, I think the doll is OK
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:31:02 (EST)
I don't get what some people think is so wrong with fantasy. No, the Barbie is *not* going to make your kid into a Wiccan or uninstall the Christian values you have implicated, she is just a TOY, just FANTASY. Make believe and fantasy is, believe it or not, GOOD for kids. She is not probably one of the "evil satanistic witches who eat babies and fly on dead people", she looks very remisit of Sabrina, and is probably going along the line of the good witch image, like Harry Potter, Sabrina, and Bewitched. She doesn't look very witch-ish, but I love the gold pants and her hair.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:29:51 (EST)
A wiccan barbie, I hate the idea that we are being now marketed as a doll. We are the oldiest religion in the world and I take great offense to the idea that the makers of Barbie is now making money on our religious beliefs.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:05:20 (EST)
where can I buy secret spells Christie?
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 16:01:20 (EST)
I have to ask....what's she planning on doing with the dragonfly? My mind boggles. Having said that, if sacrificing a dragonfly would make this all go away...
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 15:20:45 (EST)
So when little girls start putting hexes on their parents and enemies,they can all blame Secret Spells Barbie for ruining their lives just like all the other evil things in this world right?! LOL,it's a toy...Put out by a toy company,hello???Some people have way to much time on their hands and to little imagination to realize that this doll has nothing to do with religion. I for one would buy it had I had a little girl.Of course,she would need a makeover.That outfit just has to go.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 15:06:39 (EST)
Read several comments and this is not just a cute little toy. This doll represents just how far we have fallen as a nation, but am I shocked, nope not at all, what do you expect??????????
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 14:53:43 (EST)
well Mattel corporation, you have lost my business, I for one will now look over every single toy purchase I make to be certain it is not made by mattel. Don't be surprised when you are boycotted, you deserve it.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 14:48:29 (EST)
Oh, please... It's Barbie... doesn't that say it all? Barbie's about as meaningful as the bag of househole trash I took out yesterday. Kids are smarter than most people give them credit for... and they KNOW Barbie is fiction. It's the knee-jerk reactions of the adults around them that give the dolls credence in their minds. Just call 'em toys, treat 'em like toys, let the kids know they are only toys... Haven't seen one locally but I'm going to try to get one for my granddaughter who collects Barbies...
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 14:42:52 (EST)
Wow-This is a cool barbie!! I will be buying a couple for christmas. I haven't seen any in stock yet. debra h.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 12:40:09 (EST)
It's just a toy, people. I think if there is a market for it...then sell it. People who get upset about it are wound too tight to begin with. Pagans, Xtians, or otherwise. It's just a doll, folks. It's not an idol of old Scratch, nor a stereotyping insult of Wicca, WitchCraft, etc. It's just a doll. Let the kids have fun and make up their 'own' minds, no and later in life. Mattel, my suggestion... cut down on the 'pink.' That 'is' a stereotype, and one that has nearly died in the real world. Barbie needs to catch up to the times. Her outfit would look better black & red, or purple & light blue.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 11:47:19 (EST)
i think they have found a way to glamour up witchcraft even more..i think it started with that movie... the craft...and then that stupid show charmed...and so on and so forth...gah...dont they have any better ideas?????
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:58:21 (EST)
Buy them before they get pulled off the shelfs because of angered christians! russia will never get to see these, they've banned harry potter from the country!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:44:28 (EST)
disco is dead and barbie should be perma melted...forever...she makes kids think that they have to look perfect (ie tall thin blonde blue) in order to "have everything" which is so not the truth... and she were reall she would look soooo old and nasty its not even funny...her breasts would be at her knees...and thats when plastic surgeon ken would come out and fix her up..he could come with a little bottle of botox!!!!YAY
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:40:14 (EST)
This is by far the worst thing I have ever seen. It is a complete disgrace to the pagan religion, of which I happen to belong. If you had any inkling of a idea about what true witchcraft is about, you would yank these things off of the shelves right now. We are a nature based religion. We do NOT sit around stirring things in cauldrons and drinking potions! Before you introduce something like this into the realm of society, might I suggest that you do some REAL research and give children something that has some meaning behind it rather than the pathetic excuse for a girl and woman that she is today.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:10:11 (EST)
really cool, my neice would love this! Never have seen it though.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 10:09:51 (EST)
gold llame pants? EEK! Maybe Barbie can summon some spirits to help her with her fashion sense.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 09:17:47 (EST)
Umm it's a TOY. You know, what KIDS play with?
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 07:52:35 (EST)
wow. I don't think most witches I know would have that bad of a fashion sense. I mean, come on barbie, seriously. at least TRY to get out of 1973... ^_~ I think she's pretty cool. If i was 9 again, I would so want this for X-Mas.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 02:21:48 (EST)
Dang Barbie looks a little whoreish.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 01:40:53 (EST)
HEY YEAH, HOW ABOUT AN ELEANOR ROOSEVELT BARBIE? COOL!
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 01:33:55 (EST)
HE-DOUBLE HOCKEY STICKS NO, WILL I LET MY DAUGHTER HAVE ONE OF THESE...SHE IS 5 AND THERE IS TOO MUCH WITCHCRAFT IN THEIR GAMES, MOVIES AND BOOKS AND I TOLD HER THAT IS NOT GOOD, MAYBE FOR MUCH OLDER GIRLS, BUT NOT A 5 YR. OLD.
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 01:21:32 (EST)
Shut up. - God
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- Sunday, November 02, 2003 at 00:50:39 (EST)
Did she make a time warp potion in her umbrella stand and is now back in the diso days?
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 23:26:52 (EST)
Cute, but looks like she should be a 70's witch. I don't realy get where a Pink-and-Gold dico outfit, and umbrella stand, and a dragonfly have to do with Witchcraft though...
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 23:25:41 (EST)
this makes me sick.are we to expect that with the release of this barbie that there will also be a judaism barbie or catholic barbie? maybe a bhuddist barbie?
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:56:40 (EST)
I think its really cool.I would have loved it when I were a child 40 years ago & if I had a dtr. that wanted one now,I would certainly say fine!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:36:50 (EST)
i am learning the life of hinduism...but my mom is a witch and she NEVER wore pink and gold lamme (sp?) she would do her work in her room naked in front of her alter... so i dont think barbie is very accurate
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:22:58 (EST)
Interesting idea...fits in well with the television/Hollywood view of witches. I would hope however it comes with a little grimoire telling the kids what Wicca really is. I usually use honey in my potions if I use a sweetener at all. I am a Wiccan and have been for 32 years. This toy is not offensive. Anything which gets kids imaginations working is wonderful. Too few today realize that what you create with the mind is so much more intense than anything in the media. As far as the religious wingnuts go...ignore them...they know not what they do. Magic spells are effective prayers...nothing more. I seem to recall the Israelites used to use some pretty complex rituals including animal sacrifice to communicate with and receive favour from God. They think the changing of water into wine isn't very sophisticated magick? Or feeding a multitude with a small amount of bread or fish? Preyer itself is magic...more of the Christians who protest this doll should do some...for their immortal souls. They are too ignorant and uninformed to know what religion is, and they can't tell the difference between Satanism and Wicca. Wiccans don't use a cross and they have the commandments distilled down to 'Do what you will but do no harm.' Satanists have their own version of the commandments and use the cross more than the pentagram or pentacle. Be more like Christ and think about the ills in society like hunger, illness, care for the unfortunate instead of spinning your wheels wasting time worrying about your kids being brainwashed by a toy. I imagine, unless they are like their parents that they are more intelligent than that.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:15:22 (EST)
well...yeah its a cool thing to help little girls understand and accept different peoples way of life...so what about barbie? how about middle aged barbie? those are very big parts of life mattel..get a clue...
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:11:53 (EST)
ohmigod! It is a doll and is not the end of the world......get over it!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 21:09:05 (EST)
Ooops, my bad! When a friend referred me to this site, I thought it was a satire. Spongebob Barbie? Swan Lake Barbie? Obviously, by not watching TV or having kids, I've missed a whole cultural phenomenon. My opinion of the product? Perhaps the dragonfly is her familiar? I'll keep the rest to myself . . . ;-)
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 19:49:43 (EST)
I say burn her like they burned us.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 18:53:16 (EST)
I wonder what would happen to ME if i put on a hot pink Enchanted Charm Girls jacket and mixed up sugar water..........
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 18:33:29 (EST)
But where is my Jehovah's Witness Barbie!?
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 17:27:25 (EST)
Oh. I'm slightly frightened. I mean, I guess I understand it, but what's the dragonfly for?
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 17:21:06 (EST)
Magic sugar water? I wish I had some of that!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 17:16:09 (EST)
You think my spells would improve if I wore that jacket? Lighten up people, it's just a way to make money, like working at McDonalds.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 16:44:34 (EST)
my barbie magically disappeared when I uttered a charme of the book!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 14:29:58 (EST)
Well in one way it is about time that we get a doll that help children understand that we are and what we do is respectable. I mean most little girls think that if Barbie does it it is ok. I just hope that the parents use good judgement when it comes to the spells, and let the kids know it is not a game. But I would prefer to see a ordinary looking doll because not all of us look like Barbie. And I am not sure about the sterotype attached to Barbie by most people.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 11:34:22 (EST)
Hey, to everyone who has made comments in the progressive direction, I extremely appreciate it. Barbie is awful, in the package, but when she gets home...in most kids' rooms she becomes extremely sexual and extremely rebellious. Maybe we need to teach our children to be who they are instead of hiding it, like Barbie does. Kids would never tell their parents what Barbie does in her spare time...because they'd freak. Parents...don't buy your kids this toy, or any Barbie on the shelves if you know that it is wrong. Let them make their own dolls. Dolls that look like them and make them feel good about themselves. I'm fourteen and I refuse to have Barbies anywhere near me now, but when I was little most of them became things like: Decapitated(sp?) Barbie and Permanent Marker Barbie and OHMYGOD...shhh....Lesbian Barbie...*gasp*....and even...Totally, Forever Naked Barbie. My point is, kids are gonna do what they want with this toy, and the comment that was made before about how kids don't think deeply, you're wrong. Kids think deeper about things than any adult ever could, we've still got imagination. And if you're an "adult" and you've still got a crazy imagination and think for yourself then I am very proud of you. But kids don't know boundaries, or at least the boundaries big wonderful,lying, cheating, murderous America has made for us and so kids will do what they want, but you have to let them. If a girl wants this Barbie, let her have it...but teach her about strong, empowered, beautiful, sexy, intelligent women, (that woman could even be yourself) or it could be someone like Margaret Sanger or Harriet Tubman..or even some of my "newest" heroins India Arie, Alix Olson, Ani Difranco...or the woman could even be your kid. Let them decide.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 10:40:39 (EST)
About time! But who thought up the accessories? PINK? No self-respecting witch would be caught dead in a pink working robe!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 09:21:24 (EST)
this is just about the coolest internet argument ever. i agree and disagree with all and none of you~ on and about everything and nothing~! can't wait for SG barbie muah~ mm23
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 05:12:45 (EST)
if only she could really work magic and zap up a living wage for the sweatshop workers who'll be working 7 days a week up to Christmas in China to get these dolls ready for the season's buying frenzy while Mattel's Ceo counts his multi-million annual salary and share options package. that really would be magic. if you want pagan, look for Feral Cheryl instead.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 04:59:41 (EST)
ROTFLOL, this forum has become my daily laughter board. I've LOL so hard my belly aches. Why are you people arguing about a toy? It's a fun little doll, whether it's being marketed for kids or collectors. You either buy it or you don't. Why get your panties in a wad about it? I just bought Kayla on eBay for only $26 shipping & all! HAHAHAHAHAHAHA, so sue me!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 02:40:04 (EST)
um..........i'm commenting again. pardon me for being a feminist. my deep hatred for barbie lies not in religion, but the fact that she is deemed "perfect." i had 2 barbies when i was growing up - both suntan barbies i received at my birthday party in 1st grade. i didn't want them. i didn't like the was they looked. i also grew up not poor, but not "name-branded," either. i am an only child. my parents bought me the dolls at the 5 & 10. (ie: dollar stores now.) i never played w/them until Jem & The Holograms rolled around. the 2 suntanned beauties b/c kimber & shayna, until i could save my allowance to buy the real ones - i think i threw them out then, or gave them to my church's nursery. (i am now pagan). i just think that her body & life should be "tweeked" to show what most of american women are. the idea about the frazzeled mom? perfect! but didn't they have a pregnant barbie the other year or something. no i will NEVER buy barbie from e-bay. i am pagan. i am a feminist. i am seperated from my husband b/c he wanted to be a rock-star & cheat on me. i am a certified veterinary nurse of my state. i am a REAL ballet dancer (23 years & counting). what about us women who do contribute to society? what about those of us who stand up & risk our lives everyday for somebody else? what about a "Margaret Sanger" barbie, "Mother Jones" barbie, "Sylvia Plath" or (gasp) "Elenor Roosevelt" barbie?? hmmmmmmmmm. or how about a barbie that looks like the hard-working armed forces women busting there buts overe in the desert? and, btw, this is the only time i've ever read & commented about a toy. i only looked at this b/c someone sent it to me. i am too busy w/trying to help women, men, & animals heal from trauma. i'm going to go back to my unperfect world w/my size 8-16 friends now. thanks for reading.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 02:39:01 (EST)
WTF are you talking about ? Now you're dragging the frigging WAR in this discussion about DOLLS? Are you totally nuts or just on the wrong forum board? Give it a rest you DA!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 02:36:29 (EST)
No one in the Bush Administration understands the peril our troops are in. They are trying to "keep the peace"... more like "make the peace" ... in a country that they know NOTHING about, culture wise. They are getting picked off, one by one, and the people of Iraq, regardless of what Rummy and the other BSers say, are getting very angry at our disrespectful way of treating them on the way to trying to enforcing the peace. Our soldiers are courageous young men in a no-win situation. Everything Bush and Rummy and Cheney and Powell and Rice and ESPECIALLY Wolfowitz have told you about the acceptance of our troops by the Iraqis was NEVER true, and is getting less true every moment. None of what they told us about our reasons for being there is true! STOP WATCHING T.V. AND DO SOME RESEARCH! SUPPORT OUR TROOPS! BRING THEM HOME! GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 02:10:10 (EST)
i wish the christians would get over themselves... god was created by man.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 00:51:27 (EST)
ok... i thank we're going to have to lose the pink 'n' gold disco colours and go for a nice satin robe... i think its rather sad being wiccan, they've barbilized witchcraft... sad.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 00:49:23 (EST)
I love the doll, I have both Barbie and Kayla, looking for Christie
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 00:46:18 (EST)
a sign of the new age times.. oh f--king wondeful. Just what we need more useless kids going around thinking they have the power of 3.
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- Saturday, November 01, 2003 at 00:06:40 (EST)
So Barbie is doing magick? Now that must explain why "that bitch has everything".
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 23:00:17 (EST)
I agree it is based on a show but at the same time it is based on some reality, the potions mimic the healers/witches of old for example..the dragonfly could be love of nature etc. its not a disability as i saw someone comment earlier..its an advantage.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 22:49:28 (EST)
I think its about time they made a doll like this being wiccan myself i find it very refreshing. but she shouldnt be wearing pink. should be a ritual robe ;-) or atleast come with one.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 22:42:29 (EST)
I think it is a cute DOLL. I don't understand why so many people are getting all in arms about a doll. Now I might get mad if they did a doll with a bomb chain tied to her and called her "Jahad Barbie" then I would get mad, cuz that is down right wrong. But this is an innocent toy. It is probably based on the show "Charmed" like someone earlier pointed out, and in no way is related to ANY religion. I think you got to give it to Mattel for not really associating itself to a religion. You can't in today's market place. It would be suicide to do that. Why do you think there are so many bands out there that the members are Christian, but won't admit it, even though it is evident in their MAINSTREAM lyrics? They don't want to lose a fan base, based on others opinions of one religion, or another. They want to be judged on themselves. REMEMBER PEOPLE IT IS JUST A STICKIN' TOY!!!!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 22:22:44 (EST)
Dear Santa, Please send me one of each of these dolls. Also my sister wants Hysterectomy Barbie, Dad wants Hair Stylist Ken, grandma wants Incontinent Midge, Grandpa wants ALZ Ken,but he keeps forgetting ... my brother wants Dyslexic Dan.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 22:09:34 (EST)
I just bought all 3....hehehehehehehehehe
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 22:04:58 (EST)
Yea, this doll is soooooo evil. A 11.5 inch, pink-wearing, no-magic making, plastic made, constantly smiling work of the devil. My fellow christians need to know that this doll can't do anything. It can't even move by themselves. How are they supposed to hypnotize kids into worshoping satan?
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:46:20 (EST)
cool idea. i gotta get one
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:35:58 (EST)
You people need a hobby...............
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:17:20 (EST)
All these pagans/wiccans are so concerned about realism. It's not a pagan or wiccan. It's a sugar coated enchantress. I like the idea and it will just inspire imagination, not thinking wiccans are all like barbie. No one is like barbie (thank God):). I know nothing about wiccans but they can wear pink anytime they want. And that black comment has got to go!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:16:54 (EST)
What is with all these black comments about christie!?! As a black person, what's wrong with that??? That comment is very 60's....
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:09:48 (EST)
good job people... :-D
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 19:05:07 (EST)
Well, if you don't like it: DON'T BUY IT! wow, difficult.......
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 18:59:03 (EST)
Little girls don't think that deep....they're attracted to the pretty colors and smiling faces. To everyone, pagans and christians, chill.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 18:58:07 (EST)
This debate is kinda ironic. One pagan said "they are looked down on by society.". One christian said"another attempt to push evil witchcraft by society". Well, if society looks down on pagans, then why would they want to make more people to look down to? ironic.......
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 18:55:55 (EST)
Its a DOLL people, if you like and wanted it thats fine if you dont then just dont buy it soooo simple. What is so hard about that. is there really a need to be posting religious beliefe's No i think not. I love it its great so does our daughter. Dont make things so hard.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 16:02:50 (EST)
Insult to God? Do you know what God spells backwards, don't you? Now go lay by your dish.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 15:28:47 (EST)
Hmmmm...A little less pink maybe...but then pink and Barbie are pretty much tradmarked to Mattel anyway. Cool sword, though.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 15:17:58 (EST)
ok First I HAVE to say thank you to everyone who posted lol. I WILL BE BACK to read more hehe. Second.. Looks to me like the only thing Mattel is trying to do here is make a doll to sell that stems off from the WB's hit show Charmed. I hope they didt base it on them though cause I have never seen them use a cauldren nor have I ever seen any of them wearing sparkly gold pants. lol And no they do not walk on their toes lol Third I have to say that this has really been enlightening. Reading all these posts. I am soo sorry to all of you who were offended by this pretty little girls dolly. I mean I know how much it hurts to see a doll out there made of plastic who takes away all of your bveliefs. And OMG how rude of them to display your veiws wrong. It is so sad. Also to see her wearing pink of all colors?? What were they thinking? geesh. :P Ok really now it is just a toy and wether you are christian or wiccan or pagan. What does it really matter? How many of your children or children you know want a toy because it represents their beliefs? Come on they want the toy cause either everyone else has one or because it would go great with their brand new babrie jeep or minivan. Or maybe Ken lost his date to the prom cause Barbie cut her hair too short and now looks like a guy. Maybe she died it with cool-aid and it is green. The girls just want the toy to have fun with. They could honestly care less that it is a "magical entrantress" I will tell you what I am waiting for. I am waiting for barbie to grow up and become a mom already. I want the Despaired Mom barbie. With Long tangled hair, Sagging breats, three little kids one in the arms, and one on each leg, Stains on her thrift store shirt, and the fresh smell of burnt dinner in her hair. Now thats what I want for chirstmas this year :) Blessings everyone hope I didint OFFED anyone and If I did ..too bad soo sad. Life is short move on and find something else to bitch about that we could use ya for. You all who are screaming and ranting and raving about this doll should work for the government. Go on the special assignments to torture people and get them to spill their guts and get all their secrets out. lol ok enough said from this mother of 3 in Ohio :P
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 15:17:29 (EST)
What is more important than the hearts of the little ones. If magic as a means of achieving ends bypasses a means God wants (prayer), then God would be concerned. But if magic is what God wants, then the doll would be fine.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 15:02:19 (EST)
An insult to GOD????? Are you stoned? I would think that GOD has much more important things to worry about.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 14:58:06 (EST)
Personally...who cares about the whole thing? Everyone needs to lighten up about it and move on. It's a hunk of plastic. Who cares? I'm "pagan" and I'm not offended by it any more than I am by Charmed. Sheesh
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 14:57:09 (EST)
you suck & so does mattel. how can you put a product on the market that dis's who real witches/wiccans/pagans & the like really are? i don't give a hoot who reads this. children should be taught the truth - not some hullabaloo of nonsense! teaching world cultures is a wonderful thing. teaching respect of one's belief is of the utmost importance. don't even get me started on the whole "if barbie were a real person, she'd be top-heavy" subject. i hate barbie & everything she stands for. who, in there right mind, walks on their toes 24-7? i know for a fact that veterinarians do not. nor do ballerinas - because i am in both fields of work! uuuuuuuuuuuugggggggggggg! you people need a good dose of reality. maybe a trip to a eating disorder rehab house should be in order for you!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 14:47:37 (EST)
I feel that this is an insult to God!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 14:44:17 (EST)
Love her . . . evident you are tapping into children's creativity.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 14:19:46 (EST)
Right. My heartfelt sympathies go out to poor, poor J.K. Rowling and anyone else who writes stories featuring magic in any shape or form. I'm so very, very sorry that this had to happen.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 13:48:59 (EST)
HA HA HA HA! I CAN'T STOP LAUGHING LONG ENOUGH TO WRITE ANYTHING INTELLIGENT! OMG! WE'VE SEEN IT ALL, NOW! CYN
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 13:09:04 (EST)
Wow. I am amazed at all the strong feelings this doll has brought out in people, though I shouldn't be, everything seems to be a debate anymore. Is she dangerous? Somebody could choke on the dragonfly, I guess. Buy it, don't buy it, why not dwell on why you are so upset by a doll?
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 12:42:30 (EST)
I think you speak with sporked tongue.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 12:29:07 (EST)
To the commenter who said "Oh gag me with a frikkin spork", I must tell you that sporks are evil. They are an unholy and ungodly combination of male and female, and encourage bisexuality. Either gag yourself with a spoon, which is female, or gag yourself with a fork, which is male. Do not gag yourself with a spork, which is Satan's chief tool of deception and confusion of God's plan for us and our utensils.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 11:57:36 (EST)
Personally, I don't like it. First of all, I can't stand common misconceptions and stereotypes, and second of all I HATE PINK!!! When I saw the commercial for the first time, my jaw dropped. Oh well, it just goes to show that to get people to take the time to learn about something it has to be sparkly and covered in bright colors.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 11:49:31 (EST)
Barbie *IS* the goddess of perpetual consumption.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 11:48:56 (EST)
Although I do love the idea of these dolls its a great win for our side the outfit for barbie has got to go.Pink,come on. Christie and Kaylas are pretty cool though they dont look like strippers. I personally wouldnt be caught dead in that outfit.My daughter would have wanted one if the costume was different. Look out for Christian rebutle they will be all over this like a cheap suit.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 11:35:42 (EST)
I LOVE the concept! I wish I had one when I was young...may get one now just because!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 11:05:03 (EST)
Omigod, you've really done it this time! Just what we need in this world, one more airhead Barbie, and this time dabbling in the occult. You're going to give all those nutsy fundamentalists one more place to castigate anyone who even slightly believes anything new thought. I actually have never seen this product in a store, just heard about it, and hope I never do.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 10:50:50 (EST)
Oh, Secret Spells Kayla is *much* better -- red hair and green dress? This Barbie is way too White Bread. And Secrtet Spells Christie -- is she supposed to be Black? Gimme a break.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 10:12:42 (EST)
Okay, now that we have FLuffbunny Barbie, let's all write Mattel for a Voudun Macumbe mojo Barbie, eh? A Santeria Barbie? I do like the enchanted CHarm Girl jacket (is that a Nehru Collar?) But the Gold Lame pants have to go back to Elvis, sorry.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 10:05:54 (EST)
The problem with American consumer culture is that it STARTS by being a self-parody of itself.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 09:53:29 (EST)
if there is anyone looking in Albany, NY, Toys R Us has Barbie and Christie in stock.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 09:00:17 (EST)
this ought to get alot of protest from Christians all over
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 08:37:03 (EST)
Ya know, there is a human being out there with the measurements of Barbie... RuPaul! (They've already done gay Ken... why not Drag King Barbie?)
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 08:21:48 (EST)
Oh Look, it's Pretty Pink Pagan Barbie! sheesh, like "Charmed" wasn't annoying enough? Where's Pagan Goth Barbie? I want one of them... LOL, Witchcraft has been Barbieized.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 07:59:01 (EST)
For the one who says the pagans need to know the Bible and god will be vindicated, etc etc... This isn't a religious forum but it has become one so I feel compelled to point out to you that most of us pagans DO know the bible. How do you think we became pagans in the first place? No rational person would read the bible cover to cover and consider that a religion based on it make sense. Full of mind and thought control and control of the masses. Beyond that, not a whole lot. Just exactly what does christianity DO besides spend time making converts. Oh, and making money.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 07:37:55 (EST)
Hmmmm. Well, instead of 'Skyclad Ken', Mattel could dress him up in a full length shiny red lame' cape with horns and a pitch fork? Perhaps this is a good omen.... I mean.... Corporate America is giving credance to the Pagan Movement, even if it *is* in a PINK way?? BB and a ver Happy Samhain to all!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 06:42:28 (EST)
>And does anyone think children will be changing >their religion based on a toy? and if they do, apparently the religion they were didn't have a leg to stand on in the first place. I mean, for a doll to change a religion of a kid, that's gotta be a pretty weak religion. ;)
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 05:49:41 (EST)
okay, this is the sadest thing i've ever seen. a lot of pink and a mixing pot?? *giggles*. this is pathetic, can't mattel resurch the thing first? *sigh* 'a tiger' *lol*
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 05:36:59 (EST)
LMAO! Holy heck on a popsicle stick! OK, but you know - I want one - just to have it! When Wicca isn't a phase - it'll be a collector's item! ;) Pandora (A real, live, British Traditional Wiccan)
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 05:15:34 (EST)
Hot damn! That's great! I can just see it now. Kids all over the world invoking the spirit with Enchantress Barbie & Skyclad Ken. ;) It's nice to see Mattel keeping up with the rest of the world.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 03:47:59 (EST)
I am not loving the hot pink NOW if it was more fuscia in color then I would like it. Where do they come up with the concepts??? Of course to the very young this may seem cool...guess I am getting old.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 02:32:45 (EST)
Wow! She's a babe!
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 02:29:47 (EST)
I've seen some of these dolls at Toys R Us, and I think they are really cute. Bright cheerful colors, too! :-) Blessings... - Felicia
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 01:52:17 (EST)
Are you all a bunch of morons? This doll has nothing to do with Wicca or religion whatsoever. I don't believe Mattel has any notion of what Wicca is. They are just propogating the popularity of a certain TV program. All you fundies, Grow the Heck up! I mean that on both sides of the coin. Pagans, Wiccans, Christians. By the way, I am a pagan. Now that I have said my piece on that. I haven't seen this out yet, but I like the idea and I will purchase it for my little witch daughter. She'll get a kick out of it. Bright Blessings
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 01:32:15 (EST)
I think it's a great idea! As a witch I had to have them and bought Barbie and Kayla on ebay. Kayla is the cooler of the two dolls. Her outfit is better. I have seen Barbie at Toys r Us. These dolls and all the Goddess Barbies Matell has made are a step in the right direction. Let's see more of the same.
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- Friday, October 31, 2003 at 01:23:57 (EST)
"A religious war brewing over Barbie dolls" *LOL* I KNEW IT! BARBIE IS THE THIRD ANTICHRIST!
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 23:19:03 (EST)
NEAT... i am to old for barbies.. but i would definately get this for my kids.. i haven't seen it any where cept here on the web.. lots of pink though and if you are going for the halloween special then it need to be more witchy..
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 23:08:45 (EST)
What a Samhain treat! I had better run out and get this Barbie before the Fundies (X-tian fundamentalists) or Walmart execs put a ban on it and unintentionally turn it into one wicked collectible!
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 23:05:20 (EST)
Hmm...I'm not sure whether i like this or if i think it's dumb. I personally think Barbie's outfit makes her look like a stage magician gone horribly wrong (all she needs is a pink top hat and a bunny) i like the Kayla and christie dolls better....the outfits look much nicer. I think i want the Kayla doll... As a pagan i see the doll as a bit fluffy but hey...it's not serious...i mean come on it's a doll....a very popular doll that lots of people buy...and a witch that's "a perfect woman" and not green. Why isn't there a fat witchy barbie...i'd buy it... but then again i do plan to buy one of the pregnant dolls Tina
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 23:02:29 (EST)
I posted this to my livejournal along with my many message boards dealing with Goths and Pagans and even though I jokingly said "Throw Up because I'm a Tad Disgusted" - I was joking. This is too funny - only thing about it that makes me ill it the ideals of mass productions and Mattel vying for everything and anything in the idea department. Just please, if you make a Goth Barbie...please...please NO PINK, NO GOLD. Silver is okay...GOLD NO! *LOL* I think I will purchase Kayla, just cuz I like her dress AND these Barbies will go like hotcakes....Ahhhh, Mass Production! --- Cole --- (READ DOGWITCH COMICS!)
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:57:14 (EST)
an earlier post: "How incredibly offensive. Wicca is a religion that deserves to be taken seriously, and it is not about "enchanted charms" and "delicious potions." wait...wicca isn't about delicious potions? crap! what about the practitioners of pop-culture-wicca? and i suppose you think i should throw out my pentacle-embroidered gold lamme pants too? humph! - - Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:03:23 (EST) Who said this was Wicca Barbie. This is "Secret Spells Barbie". Maybe she's a Voodun or maybe even Catholic. Relax, i's just a dorky toy. And by the way I am a witch, and not necessarily Wiccan. I am in NO way offended.
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:56:19 (EST)
I think it's funny, and I as a witch am unoffended. I have No stock in the Barbie doll influencing young girls anymore. I have seen more defiled and mutilated barbie's in the last ten years then pristenely kept ones. I have seen this particular line of Barbie in Target Stores for Suggested Retail Price.
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:46:01 (EST)
I'd be more worried about young chilluns getting the message that it's okay to mix sugary drinks. You know the next step will be raiding the alcohol cabinet and smoking 'funny cigarettes'.
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:38:50 (EST)
> "I wonder if Mattel would be so kind as to consider a great women of myth and the ancient world series: Demeter and Persephone? Athena? Pheadra? Rhiannon, Maeve and Morrigan? et. al.?" < Naw, too much plastic required for fleshy-bodied dolls. This ain't no tool of satan, it's a Tool of Satin! All Hail Buffy!
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:33:03 (EST)
Looks more like a Disco barbie *shrugs*
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:31:45 (EST)
List of Barbies Needed: Crack Whore Barbie Jerry Springer Barbie BiPolar Barbie (She Has two Faces!) Welfare Barbie Goth Barbie Self-Mortification Barbie MultiPierced Barbie Urban Primitive Barbie OD Barbie (w/Real Stomach Pumping Machine!) Intern Barbie ...any more???
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:23:58 (EST)
Sick Sick Sick - I wanna be fashionable Barbie. So I guess the Wiccan / Pagan religion is mainstreamed on? Goodbye Punk Music, Goodbye Goth Makeup - Goodbye Religion. HELLO MASS PRODUCTION! Barbie is the Tool of the Debil!
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:08:25 (EST)
an earlier post: "How incredibly offensive. Wicca is a religion that deserves to be taken seriously, and it is not about "enchanted charms" and "delicious potions." wait...wicca isn't about delicious potions? crap! what about the practitioners of pop-culture-wicca? and i suppose you think i should throw out my pentacle-embroidered gold lamme pants too? humph!
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 22:03:23 (EST)
I think the comments are more interesting than the actual product.
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 21:27:14 (EST)
shes cool
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- Thursday, October 30, 2003 at 20:35:12 (EST)