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Subject: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/08/13 at 6:19 pm

Like, Hi, Fer Shurr,

Ask me anything about the following subjects:

Barbie
Disney
musicals
horror movies

doctor's offices, etc.
sexy shoes with pointy, upturned toes
sexy accents
Peora jewelry
my crush on Papa Smurf
The sexy Poppin' Fresh Doughboy
sugar lust (literally, a desire for sugar)
the color mint green
"Jurassic Park"
The Nissan Cube's appeal
my red, high heeled shoe doorstop
old print advertisments
8)


Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Mushroom on 08/10/13 at 12:35 am

Wow, all of the things on that list, and nothing about if the best mall was the Sherman Oaks Galleria, or the Glendale Galleria?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/10/13 at 4:10 pm

What music do you listen to?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/12/13 at 5:04 am

Like, Hi, Fer Shurr,

Add some Disney songs, some songs from musicals, some Vanessa Williams music, some Britney Spears, etc., music, and some general "Oldies" tunes to this list, and you'll have a good idea about the types of songs that are my favorites:

Sunshine, Lollipops & Rainbows Donna Loren 1965
Alice in Wonderland Neil Sedaka 1963
Angie Baby Helen Reddy 1974
The Morning After Maureen McCormack 1972
We May Never Love Like This Again Teresa Carpio 1975
Jolene Dolly Parton 1974
Pinocchio Masquerade 1978
Happy Days Pratt & McClain 1974
Boys Boys Nikita 1986
Have You For My Love Carol Williams 1986
Oh Mama Lilli & Sussie 1986/1987
Generation Swing Two Of Us 1986(?)
USSR Eddy Huntington 1986
Never Gonna Give You Up Jo Ann Harris 1983(?)
Candy Man Mary Jane Girls 1983
I Want It All Queen 1989
Wee B. Doonit Quincy Jones 1989
Don Quichotte Magazine 60 1984 (1986 in the U.S.)
Heigh Ho Fabian Nesti 1986(?)
Sherry Cherie Tony Turn 1988(?)
Baby Talk Alisha 1985
Angel Eyes Lime 1983
Babe, We’re Gonna Love Tonight Lime 1982
Doctorin’ The House Coldcut 1988
Doctorin’ The House (The Upset Remix) Coldcut 1988
My Telephone Coldcut 1989
It’s Christmas (All Over the World) Sheena Easton 1985
Shouldn’t Do That Kajagoogoo 1985
The Theme from “The Last Starfighter” Craig Safan 1984
Robot Romp 1986
House of Wax Seikima ii 1986
Escape From New York (Main Theme) 1981
The Party Kraze 1988
You Only You (Dance Mix) Tasha 1988
The Mexican Jellybean 1984
Cause I’m A Blonde Julie Brown 1989
Oh, Sherrie Steve Perry 1984
Sandstorm Darude 1999 (2010 in the U.S.)
Dreaming Your Dreams Hybrid 1999
Book of Days Enya 1992
The Jetsons Rap XXL(?) 1990
Miss Black Ladytron 1999 (in Japan) (2001 in the U.S.)
Paradise Da Buzz 1999/ 2000
Stranded Lutricia McNeal 1998
This Used to Be My Playground Madonna 1992
Hit My Heart Benny Benassi 2004
False Pretense The Red Jumpsuit Apparatus 2006
She Wolf Shakira 2009
Telephone Lady Gaga 2009
Crash and Burn Savage Garden 2000
My Humps (Lil’ John Remix) The Black-Eyed Peas 2005
Say the Words (Greatest Hits Remix) DC Talk 2000(?)
Learning to Breathe Nerina Pallot 2007
Dreamscape (Long Edit) 009 Sound System 2006(?)
Be Still My Heart Postal Service 2005
One Desire Jakarta 2008
Whine Up (English) Kat De Luna 2007
Spirit of the Hawk Rednex 2000
Rock Star Prima J 2007
Sexy Chick David Guetta (Feat. Akon) 2009
Take Me Out Franz Ferdinand 2004
Mm-ma-ma Crazy Loop 2008
You Set Me Free Michelle Branch 2001
You’re So Damn Hot OK Go 2002
Baby I’m A Bad Girl Bombshell Angie 2011
I’m Hot! Angelina Pivarnick 2010
Want U Back Cher Lloyd 2012
I Knew You Were Trouble Taylor Swift 2012
Impossible Shontelle 2010


NOTE: I know that I've left a few songs off of the list, but I can always add them later...
8)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/12/13 at 7:02 am

will you ever show us a picture of yourself?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/13/13 at 1:41 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I'll more than likely never show you a picture of myself, but I can tell you that I'm a 34-year-old single, Caucasian female, who is about 5 Ft. tall.  I weigh about 115-120 Lbs., and I have light brown hair and brown eyes.  I wear glasses, too.
8)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/15/13 at 7:26 am


Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I've only practiced S&M on the internet; I've NEVER practiced S&M in real life before...although I own a pair of unused handcuffs!
8)


are they fuzzy?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/16/13 at 7:37 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

The handcuffs are regular, silver-tone handcuffs.

OMG!  These days, whenever I see a photo of Jason Alexander, I automatically think of Hugo from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"!  Looking at that picture makes me want to take some hot wax to his chest!  I mean, a guy without ANY chest hair is like a totally starless sky, but he needs help, I'm SHURR! 

Of course, a hot wax job would require the treatment recipient to be strapped down to a bed, because, in some cases, handcuffs are just not enough...
;)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/16/13 at 3:35 pm


Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

The handcuffs are regular, silver-tone handcuffs.

OMG!  These days, whenever I see a photo of Jason Alexander, I automatically think of Hugo from "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"!  Looking at that picture makes me want to take some hot wax to his chest!  I mean, a guy without ANY chest hair is like a totally starless sky, but he needs help, I'm SHURR! 

Of course, a hot wax job would require the treatment recipient to be strapped down to a bed, because, in some cases, handcuffs are just not enough...
;)


So you like hairy chests?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/18/13 at 4:36 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

letterstotwilight.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Gaston.jpg

Oh, totally!  I don't like the idea of today's women telling their guys to, like, shave everything off!  I mean, a hairless chest looks about as much at home on a 45-year-old man as Grizzly Adams chest hair would look on a 10-year-old boy!  ACK!

I also do not understand why so many guys expect their adult girlfriends to look about, what, 7-years-old down there, with regards to being 100% shaven, etc. 

Besides, if either gender is not meticulous, ingrown hair problems can result, and those types of problems can make one's sex drive take a nosedive!
;)


So you like hairy chests?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/18/13 at 6:57 am


Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

letterstotwilight.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/09/Gaston.jpg

Oh, totally!  I don't like the idea of today's women telling their guys to, like, shave everything off!  I mean, a hairless chest looks about as much at home on a 45-year-old man as Grizzly Adams chest hair would look on a 10-year-old boy!  ACK!

I also do not understand why so many guys expect their adult girlfriends to look about, what, 7-years-old down there, with regards to being 100% shaven, etc. 

Besides, if either gender is not meticulous, ingrown hair problems can result, and those types of problems can make one's sex drive take a nosedive!
;)


what about back hair?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/19/13 at 7:56 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I run an equal opportunity business, my good Sir!
;)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/19/13 at 2:44 pm


Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I run an equal opportunity business, my good Sir!
;)


What does that mean? Chewbacca or a Sphinx cat?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/19/13 at 9:49 pm

Like, Hi, Howard,

I was referring to people, but...I never thought about Chewie before...hmmm...that'd be the LOUDEST quicky...EVER!
;D



What does that mean? Chewbacca or a Sphinx cat?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/20/13 at 6:46 am


Like, Hi, Howard,

I was referring to people, but...I never thought about Chewie before...hmmm...that'd be the LOUDEST quicky...EVER!
;D


A Chewie back could be very painful. :o With me? It's a Jewish thing. I would like to go to one of those places where they used a special liquid to pull off chest hair on Steve Carrell  like they did in The 40 Year Old Virgin but it might cost me a lot to do the procedure.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/20/13 at 7:05 pm

Like, Hi, Howard,

Oh, no!  Are you serious?  In my opinion, that'd be an American tragedy!

Oh, well.  Thus is life...and no two people will ever necessarily agree about everything, so I suppose that if you must wax, you must wax.  As for me, I'll be out on the frontier, looking for Grizzly Adams!
;)



I would like to go to one of those places where they used a special liquid to pull off chest hair on Steve Carrell  like they did in The 40 Year Old Virgin but it might cost me a lot to do the procedure.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/21/13 at 8:06 am


Like, Hi, Howard,

Oh, no!  Are you serious?  In my opinion, that'd be an American tragedy!

Oh, well.  Thus is life...and no two people will ever necessarily agree about everything, so I suppose that if you must wax, you must wax.  As for me, I'll be out on the frontier, looking for Grizzly Adams!
;)


I'm not saying that I want to wax I was just thinking about it.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/21/13 at 7:17 pm

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

There's no time like the present, I'm shurr!
;)


I've never been a submissive before.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: 2kidsami on 08/23/13 at 12:55 pm

Do you know anything about the Chevy Big Block Engines????? 

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Tam on 08/23/13 at 2:30 pm

I have removed all posts pertaining to S&M and have removed it from the initial post.
Any further talk of said topic or any further pictures will result in appropriate actions, taken by the administrator or lead moderator.

Tam - inthe00s.com Lead Moderator

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/23/13 at 7:38 pm

Like, Hi, Fer Shurr,

Since I, like, fer SHURR DON'T want to be banned, I'll be a good little Goth, but I just want to ask "Why are there limits on what we can discuss in a category entitled 'Ask Me, Ask Me, Ask Me'?"

The irony of the moderation of this site seriously makes me think that I SHOULD call my boyfriend, who places NO embargoes on erotic topics, I am SHURR!
???

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Tam on 08/23/13 at 9:37 pm


Like, Hi, Fer Shurr,

Since I, like, fer SHURR DON'T want to be banned, I'll be a good little Goth, but I just want to ask "Why are there limits on what we can discuss in a category entitled 'Ask Me, Ask Me, Ask Me'?"


Erm... the limits aren't just enforced in the Ask Me threads - it is a board-wide rule. As for other posts of the same nature, they are slowly being brought to my attention and will also be removed.

The irony of the moderation of this site seriously makes me think that I SHOULD call my boyfriend, who places NO embargoes on erotic topics, I am SHURR!
???


Have a phone handy? You'd be better off dialing him up fer SHURR. No embargoes there means less smut here AND less leading poor Howard on.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/24/13 at 1:49 am

Like, Hi, Tam, Fer Shurr,

Since I'm being disciplined...

"Shouldn't Do That" By Kajagoogoo

www.youtube.com/watch?v=Muvt0oRu3Ow

I won't discuss the coolness of S&M anymore, but I'm curious to know why an "Ask me about porn" board exists, when S&M has so much to do with pornography, anyway.

With regards to Howard, I'd rather hear from HIM about weather or not I was..."leading him on".  Did I ever literally proposition him?  No.  Did I ever say, "You and I ought to do...thus and such with each other!"?  No!  I was asking him a few questions...Okay, I SHOULD have asked those questions by going to HIS "Ask Howard" thread, but, still, I was ONLY asking him a few questions.

I must admit that his avatar makes him look totally super, and that he's a nice guy, but I never, EVER said anything that could be read as a seductive suggestion.

If all of the irony of the "Ask Me" boards continues, they shouldn't be billed as "Ask me ANYTHING" boards anymore, I'm shurr, because when a site's moderation begins to suggest that "false advertising" of a sort exists on that site, and that that's okay (In this case, the "false advertising" is the idea that ANYTHING can be asked of someone)...and then gets upset with someone who breaks the non-explicit rules of the site, the result is rather depressing for those who were led to believe the "false advertising" of said site.

I cannot believe that I've been so..."controversial"...on a site whereon porn is discussed, but, then again, I didn't create this site.  If I had, well, let's just say that there'd be a whole lot less hypocrisy on this site.

I do not wish to be banned, so I will not reference S&M again after this moment (I mean, I don't see how S&M is any worse than porn, but, okay, fine, I'm shurr!), but if you believe that you must ban me, feel free to do so.

I only hope that Howard can tell me if I've offended him, because I'm interested to know what he thinks of whichever "offensive" phrases I typed.
8)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/24/13 at 7:12 am


I have removed all posts pertaining to S&M and have removed it from the initial post.
Any further talk of said topic or any further pictures will result in appropriate actions, taken by the administrator or lead moderator.

Tam - inthe00s.com Lead Moderator


Sorry Tammy I went a bit overboard.  :(

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/24/13 at 7:17 am

I only hope that Howard can tell me if I've offended him, because I'm interested to know what he thinks of whichever "offensive" phrases I typed.


No, you didn't offend me not at all It's me not you. I have a tendency sometimes to go overboard with what I say,do or post on this board, It's been happening on here for 12 years so don't worry you lead me on but in a bad way and the moderators found out about it and deleted the pictures I posted here yesterday. Just try to keep the fantasies to a PM so you or I don't wind up getting banned.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/24/13 at 7:18 am

Have you seen Debbie Does Dallas The Musical?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Tam on 08/24/13 at 10:44 am



With regards to Howard, I'd rather hear from HIM about weather or not I was..."leading him on".  Did I ever literally proposition him?  No.  Did I ever say, "You and I ought to do...thus and such with each other!"?  No!  I was asking him a few questions...Okay, I SHOULD have asked those questions by going to HIS "Ask Howard" thread, but, still, I was ONLY asking him a few questions.

I must admit that his avatar makes him look totally super, and that he's a nice guy, but I never, EVER said anything that could be read as a seductive suggestion.


I will send you a pm regarding Howard and his response

If all of the irony of the "Ask Me" boards continues, they shouldn't be billed as "Ask me ANYTHING" boards anymore, I'm shurr, because when a site's moderation begins to suggest that "false advertising" of a sort exists on that site, and that that's okay (In this case, the "false advertising" is the idea that ANYTHING can be asked of someone)...and then gets upset with someone who breaks the non-explicit rules of the site, the result is rather depressing for those who were led to believe the "false advertising" of said site.

I cannot believe that I've been so..."controversial"...on a site whereon porn is discussed, but, then again, I didn't create this site.  If I had, well, let's just say that there'd be a whole lot less hypocrisy on this site.


Have you actually gone into Mushroom's thread besides the last page? Have you read the entire thing? His thread has been left alone because it reads as educational. He has never been lewd or raunchy, his descriptions have always remained anatomically correct or non-abusive/non-insulting/non-ignorant. None of his posts have ever been reported - and the thread is 7+ years old. He proves there is a way to do things without breaking the rules or leading others into a frazzled state.

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/25/13 at 3:21 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I've never seen that musical, but I love musicals!

My entire family once saw "The Full Monty", and I was so afraid that the end of that musical would be raunchy/ embarrassing, but the lights were SO bright that the end scene was totally modest!
8)



Have you seen Debbie Does Dallas The Musical?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/25/13 at 4:24 pm

Have you seen The Vagina Monologues? ???

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/26/13 at 8:03 pm

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

No.
8)



Have you seen The Vagina Monologues? ???

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Tam on 08/27/13 at 10:16 am


How about Puppetry of The Penis? ???


Howard. That is enough. I have already said in this thread that all 'sex' is to stop. It doesn't matter if it is a movie title. You said you realized you went overboard. Yet you are doing it again. Valley Goth is trying to stick to it, you need to do the same. Enough already. I won't ask again.

Tam

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/27/13 at 7:51 pm


Howard. That is enough. I have already said in this thread that all 'sex' is to stop. It doesn't matter if it is a movie title. You said you realized you went overboard. Yet you are doing it again. Valley Goth is trying to stick to it, you need to do the same. Enough already. I won't ask again.

Tam


Sorry Tam, I went overboard again. :(

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/28/13 at 2:55 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

That's okay.  I still like you, anyway, and even though your last question made me LOL like crazy, Tam is right.  We must behave ourselves.

Feel free to ask me about stage and movie musicals, though, 'cause I'm a total fan of musicals...from "Show Boat" to "Wicked"...even though I've only ever heard the song "Defying Gravity".  I LOVE the musical "Jekyll & Hyde", which is rumored to be turned into a movie soon!
8)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/28/13 at 7:52 am

Ok, Have you ever been IN a musical?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/28/13 at 7:58 pm

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I was in the musical "TEEN" during 1992, and I'm GOING to be in the musical "Les Miserables"!
8)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: 80sfan on 08/28/13 at 9:21 pm

Was the person who made Barbie inspired by a real life girl/woman?? If so, who was it?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 08/29/13 at 5:34 am

Like, Hi, 80sfan, Fer Shurr,

Believe it or not, Barbie wasn't inspired by a real life ANYONE.

She was an almost 100% copy of a German fashion doll whose name was Bild Lilli.  Lilli was the gold-digging, cheapened heroine of a comic strip that was featured in the Bild Zeitung newspaper; the Lilli character herself debuted on 7-24-1952, and the doll version of her debuted during 1955.

The Bild Lilli doll was available as a blonde, and as a brunette, but she WASN'T a child's toy!  She was advertised as a sexy doll that men could use as a playful decoration/ car mascot/ adult toy.

Lilli didn't even LOOK innocent, and her black stiletto heels were PERMANENTLY PAINTED ONTO HER FEET!  Lilli outfits were available for purchase, but they were tarty little numbers that no self-respecting German mother would buy for a Lilli doll that she'd never let HER little girl own, anyway.

America would never even have SEEN the birth of Barbie herself, had her creator, Ruth Handler, not been vacationing in Switzerland with her family during the 1950s.  Ruth had WANTED to create an adult-figured, female doll for some time, a 3-D version of the paper dolls that her daughter Barbara had so enjoyed playing with, and when she saw the risque-looking Lilli doll, she couldn't resist                                                  using her as a model for Barbie, for she had FINALLY found, "in real life," if you will, a physical example of the EXACT type of doll that she'd been wanting to create for little American girls everywhere.

Of course, that Lilli doll's face was almost 100% copied, but extreme efforts were made to ensure that Barbie was NOT Lilli, and so Barbie was molded, shaped, and advertised, to within an inch of her life, until her image as "The All-American, 16-Year-Old High School Dream Queen" was forever etched into the minds of everybody.

The commercial psychologist, Ernest Dichter, was hired in order to pitch Barbie to the masses, the adult female portion of which HATED Barbie's big boobs, and her sometimes risque outfits.  Dichter wanted to get these angry mothers to give in to their daughter's cries of, "Oh, PLEASE let me have a Barbie doll!", so he decided that it'd be cool to convince the moms that they could use Barbie to teach little girls about how to ritualize the process of choosing proper outfits for different occasions, and that, should a woman's daughter be a Tomboy, she could buy her a Barbie doll, and train her to be an acceptable little lady by using the doll to teach her about choosing more appropriate outfits, caring for her appearance, etc.

When Barbie was first released, my mother thought that she looked like "a French whore".  She was actually based upon a gold-digging, German whore.

I'll admit that Barbie HAS channelled many famous actresses throughout the years, and, in some ways, it's almost disappointing to note that she was based upon NONE of them!
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Was the person who made Barbie inspired by a real life girl/woman?? If so, who was it?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/29/13 at 7:59 am


Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I was in the musical "TEEN" during 1992, and I'm GOING to be in the musical "Les Miserables"!
8)


Wonderful, good luck. :)

What part will you be playing?  ???

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 08/29/13 at 8:01 am

Do you think there should be  a Barbie, The Musical?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 09/02/13 at 7:53 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

I'm actually going to be playing 3 roles in "Les Miserables".  I'm a pantomime saleswoman (a snooty gal), a factory worker, and a French Revolutionary (I get to "die" at the Barricade!).  I don't have any solos, but that's actually not bad, because I'm not going to have an optimum amount of singing power until the Melody Valve (Ironic name, huh, considering the fact that I'm in a musical) surgery takes place...during the future.

I read somewhere that there was SUPPOSED to be a stage musical about Barbie.  I know that the computer-animated Barbie movies ("The Nutcracker", "The Swan Princess", "The Princess & The Pauper", etc.) are all musicals.
8) 

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: apollonia1986 on 10/03/13 at 5:18 pm

Hi! I have a few questions!

1--Is there a red-haired version of Barbie #1? I heard there was, but have never seen it.
2--When was the first Black Barbie released?
3--Have any Barbies ever been recalled for being unsafe?
4--What was the most expensive/costly Barbie ever made?
5--Will you ask some questions on my thread please? Thank you!  :)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 10/04/13 at 3:56 pm

What's your opinion on a black Barbie?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 10/12/13 at 12:45 am

Like, Hi, appolonia1986, Fer Shurr,

Barbie wasn't released as a redhead until 1961!

The first Black Barbie was released during 1980!  Can you believe that it took Mattel so many years to release an African American Barbie doll?  The first Black Barbie didn't even feature an ethnic head mold, either; she had the tiny nose of Barbie's Caucasian friend Steffie!  I realize that not all African American women look alike, but I'm slightly surprised that the first Black Barbie didn't sport the Hispanic face mold that was used for later Black and Hispanic Barbie dolls.  Oh, by the way, the first Hispanic Barbie was released during 1980, and she ALSO featured the Steffie head mold.

I know that the 1991/1992 Rollerblade Barbie dolls were recalled, because the rollerblades on her skates were a fire hazard!

I'm still not certain about which Barbie was the costliest, but I do know that until the 1988 Happy Holidays Barbie was released, Barbie's price barrier had been set at something like $10 (?).

I'll ask some questions on your thread soon.
8)



Hi! I have a few questions!

1--Is there a red-haired version of Barbie #1? I heard there was, but have never seen it.
2--When was the first Black Barbie released?
3--Have any Barbies ever been recalled for being unsafe?
4--What was the most expensive/costly Barbie ever made?
5--Will you ask some questions on my thread please? Thank you!  :)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 10/12/13 at 1:09 am

Like, Hi, Howard, Fer Shurr,

Well, my opinion about African American Barbie dolls, in general, is that more of them should be available in my town today!  I think that during the past 30 years, or so, more African American Barbie dolls (Barbie herself, mind you) have been available in big cities than have been available in smaller towns, like the town in which I live.

I also think that it'd be cool if Barbie had more than one friend of each race.  It's kinda boring to see her standing there, on the shelf, with one African American friend, one Hispanic friend, one Asian friend (Whoops!  Barbie doesn't even HAVE any Asian friends anymore!  GRRR!  I WISH that Lea would make a speedy return...).  Thank GOODNESS for the S.I.S. doll line, which is composed of African American dolls and their little sisters.

With regards to the FIRST Black Barbie doll, I think that while her box slogan "She's black!  Sh's beautiful!  She's dynamic(?)!" was empowering, her looks left something to be desired.  I mean, she was Black (with black hair and brown eyes), she wore a tasteful outfit, and she sported a current hairstyle (A small Afro, which wasn't too short, OR too extremely Disco-esque), but, c'mon!  She received the head mold of one of Mattel's CAUCASIAN Barbie friends...Steffie, a ski-jump-nosed little miss who's mouth was set in a permanently delicate little "O" (I LOVE Steffie's head mold, but was it REALLY the best choice for Mattel's first Black Barbie doll?).  The Black version of 1981's Magic Curl Barbie sported this head mold, too...and THEN...<drumroll, please...> in about 1983, or so, Mattel FINALLY began giving Black Barbie dolls an ethnic ("Hispanic") head mold, which featured a larger nose, and a closed mouth that wasn't exactly set in a permanent "O".  In my opinion, the five prettiest "Hispanic head mold" Black Barbies are probably (The decision is tough, because Mattel made 13 Black Barbie dolls that feature that head mold) Twirley Curls Barbie, Crystal Barbie (Yes, Mattel made an African American version of their 25th Anniversary Barbie, and she is one of the prettiest Black Barbie dolls ever!) , Day-to-Night Barbie, Magic Moves Barbie, and Super Hair Barbie!

During about 1987, Barbie's Black friend Christie got a new head mold, and all of the Black Barbie dolls adopted that new head mold, too.  Black Barbie's NEW face featured a slightly different nose (A sort of wide version of the ski-jump nose that the Caucasian dolls had), and a toothpaste grin!  This new look accompanied such Black Barbie dolls as Perfume Pretty Barbie, Superstar Barbie (1988), Animal Loving Barbie, Dance Magic Barbie, Flight Time Barbie, etc.

The African American versions of the 1991/ 1992 Teen Talk Barbie sported the Christie head mold, too, instead of adopting Caucasian Barbie's new Teen Talk head mold; in some ways, I almost wish that there could have been a new look for Black Teen Talk Barbie (An African American Teen Talk face...a new face that was different from the White Teen Talk Barbie's face), but I think that she looked good with the Christie head mold.
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What's your opinion on a black Barbie?

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: MarkMc1990 on 10/21/13 at 11:56 pm

Like, Hi, Valley Goth, Fer Shurr,

I'm impressed that you never fail to start all your posts with the same opener and keep up the persona consistently. Does it take a lot of energy to remember? Do you ever talk like this in real life? :p

Will you ask me some questions in my thread? It's been a while since I got any!

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: The Valley Goth on 11/19/13 at 12:33 am

Like, Hi, MarkMc1990, Fer Shurr,

It takes, like, effort to type these messages, but, no, I don't mind, fer SHURR!

I oftentimes use the word "like" these days, and I can recite Moon Unit's entire monologue from the song "Valley Girl"; I used to do so, upon request, during college.

I feel that the Valley Girl phenomenon was a truly real phenomenon, and that the Valley Girl is literally my generation's answer/ response to the the hypocrites from the previous generation.

What's the title of your "Ask" message?
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Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Howard on 11/19/13 at 8:07 am

What have you been doing lately? Haven't seen you in a while? :)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: MarkMc1990 on 11/19/13 at 3:57 pm

It's just called "Ask MarkMc1990 anything" :)

Subject: Re: Ask me about Barbie, Disney, Musicals, etc.

Written By: Ripley on 11/30/13 at 12:57 am

What is/are your favorite memories from your childhood?

Also, what Barbie was the first you owned?

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