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Old thread >>20664968

Reading material dollfaq.buyfags.moe
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Question, I found den of angels, and their wiki has waitlist pages. What exactly are these pages? People selling the dolls? Wanting to buy them? I don't get it.
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>>20811971
Looks like usernames, dolls ordered, shipped date and arrival dates. Just buyfagging.

>the difference between male and female nerds on the internet
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>>20812191
Yeah, but is it just people saying "I have bought this and I'm waiting for it to get delivered"? I just can't understand why you'd bother making wiki pages for that, so I assumed it was something else that I just didn't get.
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>>20812338
Yup that's it. Something to talk about, pat each other on the back over, and be part of the conversation. Something I never got about buyfaging in general because congrats, you're a consumer? We might as well talk about expensive sportscars we will have one day and get into dick measuring fights over them.
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WARNING! Too sweet for people with diabetes!
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>>20813294
That doll's doll needs its own doll. We need to go deeper.
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>>20813506

Settle down Russia
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Has anybody ordered from the Volks Japanese store since their revamp? I got an order in, and the whole thing seemed really odd now, and I'm waiting to be invoiced. Wondering if I should expect problems.
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>>20812191
>Something I never got about buyfaging in general because congrats, you're a consumer?

I think it has a lot to do with the difference between buying something you want to have; and buying something you want to impress other people with. To use the sports car anaology; you might buy a BMW because you like the way they look, and are comfortable and have the accessories you want. You get in it and drive away. But someone else will make sure everyone on their facebook feed knows they've just bought a BMW because they're buying it to impress the people around them, rather than because they wanted it themselves.

Most of us here (and /a/'s buyfag community too) buy what we want to have, not what we want to impress others with, so this seems the norm to us. If you want a taste of the other side, go visit mfc.
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>>20811943
Opinions on ring doll? Anyone here have one?
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>>20814011
>Most of us here (and /a/'s buyfag community too) buy what we want to have, not what we want to impress others with

Has /buyfag/ changed? I haven't been there in years but there was always been a lot of preorder and package arrivals there
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>>20814077
I mean, it's normal to be excited and share shared interests with your "friends". Some people just take it too far to the point that it's dickwaving.
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>>20814077

Unboxing posts and those preorder bingo posts are about as close as we get to normalfag consumerism. Luckily the vitrue of being anonymous negates a majority of it. I don't think /a/ or /jp/'s buyfag threads have any active tripfags. They're all on mfc now.

There's nothing wrong with posting a picture of something you've just bought if it's for critique (either positive or negative) and/or to appreciate the item itself. It's posting just to show others that you've bought the item that is frowned upon - It can be a bit nuanced at times but if you've got a facebook account you've probably seen the latter at least once. Someone who's bought a car or jewelry nearly beyond their means just to show it off rather than enjoy it themselves.

It's one part of why /jp/ is probably one of the best places to share the doll hobby with - the format and culture repulse the status buyers.

>>20814034

Ringdoll is resin right? You may have better luck over at /toy/'s doll thread. They are more resin-focused. It's not that we hate resin BJDs, it's just most of us have vinyl dolls.
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>>20812338
Wait times for companies are different. Could be 2-3 months. Could be 6 months. Could be a year or two if you're unlucky. The wiki pages are there to catalog how long orders from each company normally take.
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>>20811971
The layout and order is so chaotic, I just gave up on it.
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>>20814567
Place is a waste of time anyway.
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>>20814267
*shrug* I'm into dolls for myself anyway. I only scan the online "communities" for news and any interesting release info that may grab my interest.
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any existing dd jeanne d arc review?
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>>20811956
Twitter profile?
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>another bid cancelled by the seller because I used a Shopping Service
It hurts and I don't understand
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>>20817046
No auction for gaijins
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>>20817069
I wish they would do it beforehand instead of 10 seconds before the auction ends..
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>>20817084
Up til then legitimate buyer might come in a make a higher bid.
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>>20817123
Ah I see, that's clever.
Though in this case the seller tweeted they were afraid to never see the doll again, which is understandable but still sad.
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>>20817146
That's still such an odd reason. Even if it went to someone within Japan, there's no promise that the buyer would post the doll online or take them out or anything.

I'm curious though, can we start posting which people aren't selling to proxies? It seems to be getting more common. I just don't want to get my hopes up for sellers who won't sell cute dolls to me.

I've bought from Lansy and CocoDoll with Zenmarket with no issue, at least.
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>>20817209
Or can they post the auction in question? Now that it's over and the seller won't sell to any of us what's the harm?
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>>20817209
I think this one is a special case. They made twin dolls and put one of them on auction and kept the other one, so they were afraid for them to be "seperated forever", I guess (which wouldn't be true, I would've loved to send them pictures). But you're right, even within japan there's no guarantee the buyer even has social media. But the vinyl doll community seems more tight-knit there, so the possibility they'll see them again might be higher.

I think going through their seller feedback and looking for clear SS accounts is a good hint if they accept them or not.
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>>20817271
Sorry, I meant custom twin doll heads.

>>20817252
It sounded like they'd still consider proxies on other auctions, so I want to keep my hopes up for a little longer and refrain from posting links. All their custom work is very cute, maybe another time..
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>>20817271
Oh, that makes a bit more sense. I sort of understand the feeling. One of my dolls has an almost completely identical twin that was sold in the same week out there somewhere and I often wonder if I'll ever see them posted again.
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Eh wish I'd set her up properly and used an actual camera, I like the way her head is looking. Was just testing boots.
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Dressed my girl up for Valentines, does anybody else dress their girls up for holidays?
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>>20820283
I would LOVE to spend valentines with my girl for first time but I'm at work whole day.
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>>20820283

No, mine are going to be ignored in their cabinet and I'll be at work. Like always. An ideal salaryman, a failure of a father.
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>>20820283
That's a really cute dress
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>>20821014
SHARKS!!! I SEE SHARKS!!!!!!!!! YOUR GIRLS MUST RIDE THEM! RIDE THEM TO BATTLE!
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I would LOVE to have a Kantai Collection Shimakaze doll. But the only option for now is pic related. I find it very.... lacking.

There's lots of third party companies who create thing that are blatantly "character X" without clearly naming it. It's prevalent in the Transformers universe aplenty. But is there a 3P company that specialise in costume-n-wig sets only?
Because having a Dollfie Dream Sister "cosplaying" as Shimakaze would be very awesome.
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>>20820283
I consider mine to be a ultra deluxe, ultra premium anime figure. Unless they release some costume that is truly special, I won't do much dressing up.

I still did something for Valentine Day though. My girl found her boy!
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>>20821782
There was plenty of boat love in the DIY scene. You just have to accept that unless you can connect with these people you're stuck making your own
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>>20820283
I generally dress my dolls up for xmas and occasionally for halloween. Otherwise they just wear their normal outfits (which I rotate every few months or so).
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>>20822011

I think I'm just going to do the major holidays myself, and seasonal outfits. It's my first doll, so I'm excited about possibilities.

>>20821070
Thanks!
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>>20817084
if it makes you feel better they can do it even after the auction ends

shill bidding is rampant on YJA because of this shit, there's really no penalty to it, if they accidentally win on a shill account they can just delete the highest bid.
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>>20821782

The outfit itself would be easy to find a commission for, or just other pieces to make it work. The turrets and such though, that'd have to be 3d printed by you.

There are places that do those costumes like you said, where it's 'Character' with a generic name. But I don't know of any one company that does them, most of what I come across are on third party sites like E-Bay and Etsy. Good luck!
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Looks like Maya and Megu are getting dolls, too.
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>>20822634
>>20821943
Yeah, figure the only option is a full custom. I'll have to lurk around and comission the parts.
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>>20821014
Girls on sharks! I am still waiting.
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Valentine was a bit early for my girl
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>>20825519

Okay seriously they've been used as pillows, foot rests, cat bothering devices and blunt weapons. They have not had an easy life. They would need washing first.
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>>20827858
We need your cute dolls on sharks. So send them back to the water so they can be clean!
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>>20816130
Please respond, finding shit on Twitter is impossible.
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>>20823213
God Azone needs to stop ruining my plans, this line is getting too perfect for me to resist even though I'm not a fan of the obitsu joints
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>>20827858
Why she's so serious.
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>>20827858
For real 4girls and 1 boy + 5 sharks. You must have considered this already.
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>>20829362

Okay so I put 2 of them through the wash just for you fucks. They are for throwing at people and annoying the cats with. You still have to wait until the weekend though.

>>20829124

She's had enough of your shit.
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>>20830446
That wig is beautiful, where is it from?
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>>20828912
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>>20814034
I don't know about others, but I ordered a doll from them at the beginning of July last year. I still haven't received anything, nor any indication that it has or will be shipped anytime soon. I contacted them in November inquiring about my order and was told they were more or less finished with the clothes and the face was awaiting painting. I haven't heard anything else from them to this day. On the 5th of February I sent another email to their customer service asking for details again and the only answer I got was on the 8th that they were on their spring holiday and wouldn't be able to confirm the status of my order until after the 12th.
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>>20830446
YAY!! Now they are mounts so your girls can rule the seas!
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>>20830446
i should really get a mdd someday
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>>20832054
Anon please, don't hog the good twitter posters for yourself.
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>>20832054
HOT lesbian DOLL sex
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I thought what I'd do was, I'd pretend I was taking things from twitter when I'm really downloading from the dark side of moonweb
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>>20833204
Do we have to begin bartering?
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>>20833749
You have nothing I want.
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>>20833930
I wouldn't be so sure.
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>>20832054
How does the doll in the middle have titties like that? Silicone bust?
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>>20835123

I think it's the Volks shapely bust
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>>20834990
You're the one begging.
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This thread needs more
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I'm just under the impression that my phone hates me at this point...
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>>20837733
pretty dresses?
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>>20837745
Rotate and crop a hair off it. That will save rotation.
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From time to time Uzuki enjoys playing video games. I bought her this small PSP so she could game comfortably despise her small doll body.
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>>20837733

What sculpt is that? She's so pretty.
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>>20838240
She loves it!
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>>20838240

Super cute. I always feel odd about props for my girl. I can't seem to find a happy medium between wanting things in scale, and just posing her with stuff just too big or too small.
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>>20838244
Shhh... Don't distract her!
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>>20838260
We also like to play games together!
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>>20838266
I hope everyone will have fun on this weekend with their girls!
I have some new clothes for mine that got delivered this week so I'm quiet excited! I will have some question about accessories that I also just got.
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>>20838244
I like her. I like her too much.
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>>20838243
Alna.
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>>20838741

Oh, it's one of the Akihabara girls, I can never have one. Damn.
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>>20838845
Me with the tan dolls. Your best bet is shelling out on Y!JA or Mandarake if you find one... I don't think there are proxies that will physically go and buy you a doll in one of the Doll Point stores, unfortunately, unless you just happen to have a friend going to Japan.

(If there are in fact proxies for that service let me know.)

>>20838240
>>20838244
>>20838260
>>20838266
>>20838278
She's honestly one of the cutest dolls I see posted here, I'm glad you two are happy together anon!
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>>20837733
>This thread needs more

resting bitchface!

I really like this little one. I'm sure she's actually a sweetheart, she just has an unfortunate face.

>>20838240

I just taught mine how to use a human keyboard and mouse. She has a 55% global WR in WoT.
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>>20831586
Twitter.
Looks like a crobidoll wig
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>>20839913
>This thread needs more resting bitchface!

On it.

I wish my girl here had a wig that nice. Wonder where its from.
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>>20839913
I been looking for a reason to brake out my new 47 year old lens, and Cookie is the grumpiest doll I own.
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>>20841726
>A little chocolate box with a kitty on it
that's so sweet
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Sounds more like you've been looking for a reason to talk about your lens.
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Anons I got some questions.
I'm new to dolls and little paranoid about stains so I finally bought body suit and silicone cap for wig.
I undressed my girl completely and put her back in the box every time I finished playing with her, but this is sometimes pain in the butt, like when I know I will play with her next day but I still need to undress her for the night, and then dress her again after I wake up.
Now that I have this suit I might be little more bold about leaving her for not that long periods of time clothed.
But this leaves me with question: Could this a bit vanilly coloured suit stain my doll if I leave her in it for longer periods of time? (like months?) As you can see on the picture my doll skin colour doesn't perfectly match with suit.
And the same question goes for cap. Could silicone cap hurt my girl if I leaved her in it for long time? If not I don't see point in ever taking it off.

ps. I really do prefer my girl without the suit though. Visible doll joints are cute!
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>>20828912
rauraumumu
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>>20842673
the silicon cap won't protect from staining from wigs. If you're using it to stop a wig from slipping it should be okay. I'm pretty sure that bodysuit won't stain your doll since that kind of fabric is usually synthetic and not dyed much, also any color change it could possibly cause (unlikely) will be unnoticeable. As long as the cap isn't super tight it won't hurt her. Also you can probably just leave lighter coloured clothes on her for a while without many problems especially with the suit on
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>>20842673
Light colored fabric and wigs normally don't cause stains even after months of being on the doll. The bodysuit will also stop all but the harshest staining fabrics like those couple infamous black volks outfits that instantly stain on contact.
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focusing is hard
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>>20830446
It’s day one of the weekend! How goes girls riding sharks!
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>>20842673
>>20843256
>the silicon cap won't protect from staining from wigs
This is true. If you want to be protected from wig cap stains then you need a white/natural colored cloth wig cap, I usually put one on top of the silicone cap if needed. As to your body suit question, I've never had one of those stain after many months of continuous usage.
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>>20842301
More or less, but I been doing that more elsewhere. In reality I have a lot of photos to take for two upcoming projects and I am completely lost for one.

I am still struggling with doll photography of all my photos only 30 of them are actually any good. Even this photo is no good for the project. I just hope I can soon see cute dolls riding sharks to give me hope.
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>>20842939
Thanks anon, turns out they're one of the people I unfollowed because most of what they posted was unrelated to dolls.
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>>20843256
>>20843494
>>20843718
Thanks for answers!
Guess I will also buy clothed cap just for peace in my mind.
Also I forgot to add that suit have white fabric on zipper part, that's fine right?
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>>20844867

Before you go crazy buying more stuff just remember headcap stains are hidden by wigs. If you're not super OCD you can just leave it. If you are though, kindly disregard.

And white will not stain ever. It'll either be a synthetic plastic or an undyed fabric so it's 100% safe in all cases with one exception, and that's if you somehow manage to find something that's been painted white.

Mine spend months at a time in white and pink clothing without issue.

>>20843717

Work
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Important question!
https://www.strawpoll.me/17446197
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>>20842673
It all depend on clothes, really. My DDS Kagamine come with clothes that are doubled with white fabric. So I don't fear staining. I wonder if that's a recent thing? Because if all clothes have a white layer underneath, especially for dark clothes, it will fix a lot of problems.
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It’s day two of “The Weekend” and were on shark watch here in this thread! Excitement is high! How adorable will they look?
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>>20848638
Not really recent. They just do it when they feel like it.



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