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Mar 22, 2010

Joke of the day

I received this message from a fellow Flickr member.



If it told me that I was disrespectful of copyright laws or intellectual property rights, I would have raised a white flag but that's not my point.

I'm just making fun of commodity fetishism. And that's the joke of the day.

6 comments:

D7ana said...

That has to be a prime example of brand loyalty stupidity.

I missed the fine print where Flickr demands that ALL doll photos must be of the "original" doll. Also, if the person were so offended by your dolls, what stopped him/her from just clicking away?

Still, just because someone sent a dumb, provocative message, no need for you to "engage" with them as if the message was anything but pointless and stupid. Yay, Niel, for taking the high road!

Niel Camhalla said...

Thanks Dana. I was so tempted to reply, I actually did via a testimonial but then I recalled it. I never pretended my doll was authentic since one of my point was that clones have their own charm. I bet iamKing was charmed by the photo but got surprised that something that cute could cost less. Well, the joke is on that person.

Dhon said...

let it go.. SSoooooo not worth it..

nikita said...

I don't see anything wrong with the fake Blythes. I plan on buying one myself in the future so I can practice painting/rooting on it before I'm brave enough to crack the head open of my real Blythe.

victor gregor said...

Impertinent "king." Off with his head!

the geek said...

happy easter, niel!!!

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