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Chapter One: What Is a BJD?  
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 (Anonymous)
 
02:19am 29/05/2007 (UTC)
 
 
Wow! This was so thorough! I really learned a good solid base on BJDs now, and the part about why they're so expensive was great. Alot of my family members that I've tried explaing dolls to don't seem to get that part ( and even I was still a little confused myself ), but this was really great about explaining it much clearer. Thanks!

~InkyBear
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
01:27pm 29/05/2007 (UTC)
 
 
That's why I wrote this. I didn't know of any place that I could send my friends or family members to so they could understand what I'm into. Now there is! :)
 
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 (Anonymous)
 
11:17pm 05/09/2007 (UTC)
 
 
Hello! I just want to commend you on everything on this page :) Everything is right on the spot, and finally I can explain to my parents why BJDs are so expensive and so worth it XD <3 Thank you sooo much @_@
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
01:35am 18/09/2007 (UTC)
 
 
No sweat. That's exactly why I wrote it. :)
 
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 yankeebabe04
 
06:47pm 17/09/2007 (UTC)
 
 
The almighty ~*~Secha~*~
I just started looking into getting a BJD (if I can ever get the money together, that is o.O) and I was trying to google any information I could. To find out where to order, what to order, and what was the best way to go about this, especially for ordering your first one... This site is amazing. =) Thank you!
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
01:31am 18/09/2007 (UTC)
 
 
No problem! :) Happy to help.
 
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 xhezachanx
 
07:33pm 02/10/2007 (UTC)
 
 
HezaChan: MashiMaro
This is great info! Thanks for all your hard work on this :)
picword: MashiMaro
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
05:36pm 05/10/2007 (UTC)
 
 
No problem! Hope it helps. :)
 
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 ukesenshi
 
05:59am 14/10/2007 (UTC)
 
 
ukesenshi
There is a great wealth of information here - I'm so impressed! I've been fascinated by BJDs from afar for years now, and while I lurk at Den of Angels...every post there kind of expects you to already be learned in all things BJD. So yeah this really answered a lot of my lingering questions. Great job!

Now if only I wasn't poverty stricken I could finally feed my curiosity and get my first BJD! XD
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
06:44pm 15/10/2007 (UTC)
 
 
Aww, Thanks! Glad to be of help. :)

Saving is the best way. After the first one it gets much easier. :)
 
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Thank you so much!
 mayudesu
 
07:42pm 10/03/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Nicky Valentyne
I recently took lots of photographs of my Girlfirends Dollfie in waiting for mine to arrive in a few weeks time, i have had SO MANY people questioning me on Dollfies and stuff.

She linked me to this page, i have put it on my Deviant Art journal so people can stop buging me.

Thank you SO MUCH for putting this all up .__. saved my life. XD
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
05:07pm 15/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Thanks for linking me! Glad I could be of help. :)
 
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 naorin
 
01:42pm 01/04/2008 (UTC)
 
 
なな姫
hi! i'm doing a school paper on the BJD and their markets
i hope you don't mind if i refer to your page as a reference
and of course you will be credited in the bibliography :D
 
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 mayudesu
 
05:25pm 01/04/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Nicky Valentyne
what a cool thing to cover in a school paper :3
 
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 (Anonymous)
 
01:59pm 05/04/2008 (UTC)
 
 
i found someone who stole some of this text (they didn't credit you) it's Angelic Dreamz: http://www.angelicdreamz.com/store/goodreau/about_bjd.html
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
04:53pm 15/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Thank you so much for telling me this. I appreciate it.
 
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Cool
 (Anonymous)
 
01:43pm 11/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
So there are only bjd companies in japan and korea now? is it like exclusive for japan and korea?..
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
04:30pm 15/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Ball joint dolls are being made all over the world now. There are even companies here in the USA now. Nearly anyone anywhere can buy a doll from these companies, thanks to the internet. For more information on buying BJD's, please visit the Company Index at the end.
 
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Great Work
 (Anonymous)
 
12:43pm 12/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
I have a question though, if you were to make a doll..how much would that cost? And since all the items cost soo much, how do the BJD companies survive?
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
04:28pm 15/05/2008 (UTC)
 
 
It costs a lot to make a BJD from scratch, especially if you cast it in resin. If you've never sculpted, made a mold or poured a resin cast; it will probably be cheaper to buy a doll than waste all the money it would take to learn how to do all these things before you can even make your doll. If you really want to know more about it, there is a chapter here about making your own dolls.

As far as BJD companies surviving...I don't know, but I hope I figure it out. ;)
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
11:32pm 18/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Yay! That's exactly why I wrote it! :) I hope it helped! :)
 
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Re: Clarification
 bjd_wtf
 
11:18pm 18/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
I am not a chemist, and I try to use words that most people will understand easily. I will leave your more scientific post up for those who are curious.
 
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 (Anonymous)
 
12:55am 04/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
hey i'm really really new to BJD but in love with them (^^)
hope to know more by reading up before getting hold of one of 'em.
i've checked up the net and i don't really get the difference between MSD and SD.

Is 45cm dollfie categorised under a MSD or SD?
 
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MSD and SD
 (Anonymous)
 
12:38am 17/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
MSD stands for mini super dollfie while SD stands for super dollfie.
I'm a little new myself but I believe that MSD's are about 35cm to 45cm in height and SD's are around 60...Hope that helps!
 
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O_O
 angelofdeath275
 
02:07am 23/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Mother is god in the eyes of a child.
"The first Volks BJD made commercially available was the Nana (Four Sisters) head on the SD10 body on February 28th of 1999."

Duuude, I feel so damn special right now! Because my birthday is Feb 28th!!!! ehihehafedcfkjeghrjkg (feel super special awesome right now)

Now I know why most doll companies have their BJD cost so much, and glad I do, especially about the part where the laborers are paid alot. I definitely would want to be paid more for handling something toxic! I never knew the history of the BJD....this soooo makes them 10x more interesting!
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
09:13pm 24/08/2008 (UTC)
 
 
Glad to be of help! :)
 
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 bjd_wtf
 
06:57pm 16/02/2009 (UTC)
 
 
It's a personal decision that can only be made by one person: you. I love all of my dolls, but that is me. Most people love their dolls, but that is them. You know if you want one, then get one. If you love it and it makes you happy, GREAT! But, they are not for everyone. :(
 
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