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Old 08-13-2008, 01:36 AM   #1
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Odd, odd news

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Old 08-13-2008, 01:50 AM   #2
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That is just sick.

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Old 08-13-2008, 01:51 AM   #3
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Glad to know someone agrees. I thought it was creepy.
They said, "big bucks," but I didn't hear how much.
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Old 08-13-2008, 01:55 AM   #4
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The whole thing creeped me out, but especially being able to have one made to look like a baby who died, etc. Also the fact that these people are bringing them out in public as if they are real. What is happening to people? I repeat, sick.

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Old 08-13-2008, 02:01 AM   #5
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Yup.
I was going to go to bed, but can't with those pics on my mind.
I think i'll have some milk and a brownie instead.
Not kidding. My mind doesn't know how to file this quite yet, so TV & brownie is all I can come up with.
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Old 08-13-2008, 02:04 AM   #6
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Well the site now says the video content is unavailable - so they must have pulled it. If you are talking about the realistic dolls - one of the parents at my pre school has two and quite amazing they are - they look too real and we don't really like them. They are also hugely expensive.
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Old 08-13-2008, 02:08 AM   #7
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Miniman, these are more than just realistic looking. They look like they are breathing and really look like real babies. The thing that is sick is that adults are buying these things and pretending they have a real baby. The video includes an interview with a psycologist (or something similar) who goes into some of the possible damaging ramifications of this.

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Old 08-13-2008, 02:26 AM   #8
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Miniman, I just checked the link and it's ok over here.
Sorry you can't link to it, but you seem to have a general idea.
Barbara's correct. The story says the chest moves up and down, and you can feel/hear a faint heartbeat.

Who can say this is perfectly normal for an adult?
What possible pain can this be curing? What, you just outgrow it later, when you feel better? I'm confused.

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Doesn't work for me either
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Old 08-13-2008, 08:23 AM   #10
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After reading all the comments, I won't look at the link, sounds too upsetting.
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