Barbie Doll Trivia

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Barbie Doll Trivia
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Fri, 01-22-2010 - 3:13am
If she were lifesize, Barbie Doll's measurements would be

 

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Registered: 08-10-2005
Sat, 01-23-2010 - 12:46am

I just wouldn't let my kids play with toys like that because no one looks like that, and while its fun to make believe, being a certain dress shouldn't be one of them. I did play with Barbie, but I never wanted to look like her. My mom hated them because


 

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Sat, 01-23-2010 - 5:36pm
It must be hard for parents who want to do the right thing by their kids to censor everything they come in contact with. When my body first started to develop natural curves, I took this as being fat and put myself on a diet. Of course it didn't work and it drove my poor mum crazy ! LOL. In retrospect, I can see where all the media hype influenced the way I thought at that time. How much damage must they do !



 

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Registered: 08-10-2005
Sun, 01-24-2010 - 10:52pm

I know. But the funny thing is those mags like US weekly, etc, etc, will one is too fat, too thin, but rarely just right.



 

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Sun, 01-24-2010 - 11:47pm
Just recently I've noticed, some of the fashion houses and magazines have started using plus size models. I can't make up my mind whether

 

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Registered: 08-10-2005
Mon, 01-25-2010 - 2:09pm

I think its a good thing because not everyone is a size 2.



 

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Tue, 01-26-2010 - 12:06am
I think our sizes and yours are completely different, Rita. Here, women's sizes start at size eight while I think yours start at 0 or 2 .. not sure about this. I'll soon find out when I come over though, lol.



 

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Tue, 01-26-2010 - 4:08pm

0/2 is the smallest size and then it goes up from there...like everything else!!! ;


 

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Tue, 01-26-2010 - 6:07pm
Yes, the brand can make all the difference as far as sizes are concerned. A few years ago, I decided I wanted to develop lean muscle and put myself through

 

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Registered: 08-10-2005
Tue, 01-26-2010 - 6:25pm

Well the Olympics were held in Sydney in Summer 2008!!!! LOL!!!



 

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Tue, 01-26-2010 - 7:35pm
No, 2000 here, Rita.

 

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