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New Year Edition

Old thread >>20527744

Reading material dollfaq.buyfags.moe

>> No.20666438
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>> No.20666617
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I love school uniforms

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姉妹

>> No.20668612

>>20666617
Beautiful face and hair.

>> No.20670116

Why arent dd white body sold anymore?

>> No.20670450

>>20670116
It's racist.

>> No.20670905

>>20670450

Why won't volks make standard brown models?

>> No.20670945

>>20670116
it's probably a combination of the white vinyl yellowing quicker/more noticeably than the other colors and the way they probably were planning to replace it with semi-white since white wasn't very human looking
>>20670905
it's a fairly new color and brown is less popular in japan iirc

>> No.20670971

>>20670905
Too niche

>> No.20671066

>>20670945
>it's probably a combination of the white vinyl yellowing quicker/more noticeably than the other colors and the way they probably were planning to replace it with semi-white since white wasn't very human looking
but they're selling every parts for a white body why cant they just sell the whole package ?

>> No.20671104

>>20671066
selling them as replacement parts for existing bodies would be my guess, for anyone who has a white DD it's probably a good time to grab any extra parts they may want since they may cease production soon

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Making poor decisions.

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>>20670116

MFW I was going to make a Goth Vampire girl next

>> No.20672689

>>20672495
I just orderd a 2nd hand saber alter head on mandarake, i know i'm retarded and i should've checked the body's availability first

I wanted to do a cute victorian girl too

>> No.20673325

good job.

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Duck bump

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>>20666617

I got you senpai

Kagura is a working adult, too old to be wearing a school uniform. It doesn't quite fit any more, especially in the bust area...

>>20671649

Did you get any weird looks? Sand in places sand is not meant to be?

>>20674501

This is cute!

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>>20674501
Good to see you again Draw-Anon.

>>20671649
This is a fantastic decision and one I hope to emulate in the future. Miku is so cute!

>>20674930
I love Kagura's eyes.

>>20667768
These ladies are beautiful, too.

>>20670905
From what I've read, the darker the vinyl, the more temperamental it is: blemishes show better, things don't set as well, it's just harder to work with. Still no excuse IMO, if Danny Choo can do it a big company like Volks can figure it out.

I put glasses on the cursed one. Not sure if she'll allow the injustice or not.

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>>20674930
Her leg fell off and she got sand in her thigh joint. Some water got it out though. Also there were some... sand mites or something that made an appearance. Will probably deal with the consequences later.

Apparently one or two people stared a lot but I didn’t notice. No one said a word.

I feel bad about the marks she’s getting from this trip, but at the same time it’s showing how much love is put into her. She’ll get a good cleaning when we return.

>>2067503
Bring your Miss to new places! It’s really fun after you get over the airport worries.

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It turns out that the wig I got for my karin looks really good on the still nameless one I got a couple months ago. I guess it's hers now.

>> No.20675540

>>20675031
Haha she looks great with glasses i think! Plus those are some really nice glasses, were did you get them?

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>>20675291
>Vacation to Australia

You should've told me you were coming, we could have had one of those doll meets they talk about sometimes.

>>20666617

More school girls for you, I found some little ones.

>> No.20675673

>>20675634
I did a stupid drunk phone post so I’m not in the scary upside-down land.

But hey, if any of you guys are on Oahu rn, hit me up.

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>>20675540
https://www.ebay.com/itm/NEW-1-3-BJD-SD-Doll-Accessory-Silver-Half-frame-Glasses/152673003059
This listing on Ebay in particular!

>>20675634
Anon I audibly squeed over these two. I haven't made a noise like that in at least a decade. Are these MDDs? They're wonderful!

>>20675673
I wish I was in Oahu.

Still getting used to taking photos of bigger dolls. I'm going to get a non-macro lens in the future when it's in the budget -- does anyone have any recommendations for a good type of lens for doll photos? Wide-angle? I only have a kit lens, so I don't know much I'm afraid.

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>>20675673

It's not scary once you get used to it. Black widows make good mosquito control, actually.

>>20675802

Yeah they're MDDs. jp doll twitter is an amazing place /citrus55/

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>>20675802
If you have a full frame camera and still want to get up close to them, I'd recommend a 35mm lens with a minimum focus distance of one foot or less. I can sometimes get decent results with an old nikon 35mm f/1.4, but you might want to look into something newer.

>> No.20675939

>>20675900
All I have right now is a battered old Canon t3i Rebel, but I'm planning to move to a Pentax K-1 when I'm able to, so I'll look into a lens that fits those specs for my next purchase. I had a rough year in 2018 because of a break-in and some other bullshit, so I'm hoping in 2019 will leave me room to justify a new camera. I really appreciate hearing back from you, your dolls and photos are honestly part of what got me into this hobby.

>>20675868
Much obliged.

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>>20675939

Search using #MDDはいいぞ and enjoy.

>>20675900

Not the guy you replied to - that makes absolutely no sense to me. How does someone with no knowledge of cameras get a hold of something suitable for our niche hobby? I'm looking to take the plunge myself, but I don't want to be that guy who drops big dollars on gear that doesn't work.

>> No.20676105

>>20676060
I never touched a real camera and knew pretty much nothing about photography when I got my first doll. I bought a cheap used nex 5 when I got annoyed with my phone's camera and mostly just looked at what jp twitter people did to get pictures I liked and wikipedia'd the technical stuff I didn't know.
I didn't start spending a a noticeable amount of money on equipment until the camera was stolen last year and I needed to replace it.

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>>20676060
Not the anon you're replying to either, but in my case, I already enjoyed photography as a hobby on the side, and originally got into dolls so I would always have something around to take photos of even when there was nothing else to photograph. That's why I'm looking for gear better than the macro lens I have -- it's good for what I normally do, but doesn't work too well for dolls.

Pic related, fair warning that it's a spider.

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https://www.sankakucomplex.com/2019/01/20/tiny-evil-pv-has-quite-the-doll/

>> No.20677274

>>20676060
You don’t have to drop huge money on a camera. Pick up any Rebel level camera from Canon, Nikon, Sony, and a kit lens and you will have everything you need. A $150 used camera setup and a $1000+ set up will look exactly the same when you are new to photography.

Only later once you have learned the basics and what you enjoy from photograph will you know what you want to upgrade too.

And beware the mega pixel trap! The bigger number is not relevant.

>> No.20677321

>>20677274

Indeed a higher Megapixel count (at least when it comes to small cameras and phones) can actually be detrimental.

>> No.20677456

>>20676060
>Not the guy you replied to - that makes absolutely no sense to me. How does someone with no knowledge of cameras get a hold of something suitable for our niche hobby? I'm looking to take the plunge myself, but I don't want to be that guy who drops big dollars on gear that doesn't work.

You want real advice? Content is king. Don't obsess over expensive lenses or large sensors. It's been plaguing this general for years and it needs to stop. If you use a compact zoom an interchangeable lens nerd will make toxic remarks to make you feel inferior. if you get a 4/3 or aps-c camera a full frame nerd will do the same. If you get a full frame some no-talent hack will just wave his pro gear in your face and so on and so forth. And most of the time regardless of what people do settle on they just end up posting crystal clear fuckheug 4032x3024 pixel pictures that look no better than their shitty phone snapshots because they all believe the better camera takes the better pictures.

If you have talent it will show. If you don't, you need to take a ton of shitty pictures to understand what you're doing wrong.

tl;dr Don't buy gear. Study photography. Don't expect instant results.

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So I was working on this photo and I think its going ok-ish, hard contrast photos are hard. But last year I felt nostalgic for my first Digital Camera, the Powershot A20 2.1MP from 2001. so I pulled it out and stuck it on the tripod, now sure its not as good as the version of this photo I am working on with my 70D. But for a 18 year old camera its not too bad, so don't discount older cameras for learning.

>> No.20678021

>>20677142
Is this derived from muk's works?

>> No.20678062

>>20678018
you can totally see the color noise.

>> No.20678105

>>20678018
Lol where did you get that small n64 controller?

>> No.20678144

>>20678062
It’s also worst case scenario for a 18 year old point and shoot. But the point is it’s not a blurry peace of garbage and technically it’s all you need to learn the basics. Of course I don’t recommend grabbing something like this a phone is better. But new photographers need to spend less time zoomed and pixel peeping and more time looking at the overall shot. When I look at other peoples photos I don’t zoom in and check the sharpness and colour fringeing, I just look at the photo.

>> No.20678177

>>20678105
At a convention, it’s actually a keychain flashlight. I really love it.

>> No.20678299

>>20678144
Ironic.

>> No.20678369

>>20678299
?

>> No.20678534

>>20675446
She's lovely.

>> No.20678559

>>20676193
Goddamn it I moused over before reading the post.

>> No.20678994

>>20677456
This is all true. In addition it's worth mentioning that if you're going to take photos outside of a studio then the best camera is the one you have with you. A ton of bulky gear is going to be bulky.

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>>20677274
>rebel
>kit lens
>wut

I don't think you understand just how little I know about cameras. I googled it and a Rebel is a model of SLR camera from Canon?

>> No.20679292

>>20679283
>that pic
I'm so jealous

>> No.20679786

>>20675802
If that is your photo, buying lens isn't the priority.

you need lighting, learn lighting, and buy light bulbs.

In the future, 35mm to 50mm lens are suitable for dolls. But that is after you learn some photography first.

>> No.20680336

>>20678021
Obviously so.

>> No.20681063

>>20679786
I agree, I need to learn a lot more. It's just hard to get the entire doll into a photo with the setup I have now unless I'm far away, so it's frustrating.

Better lighting will also definitely help, it's dim as hell in here. I don't know where to start though to be honest, it's all a bit overwhelming.

>> No.20681761

>>20681063
More light can only get you so far.
Go study 3-point lighting. It's the most basic form of lighting.

Get your lenses. And pick up a tripod or make one. The rest will depend on your understanding of your camera.
The tripod is pivotal for taking photos in dinky environments, but not really needed for bright areas.

>> No.20685465

Man, other than the Sailor Scouts, there weren't any interesting outfits for me at Volks last event. Was anybody interested in anything they were offering?

>> No.20685495

>>20685465
I haven’t been to the site in a while so I went and looked.

Nope nothing interesting.

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>> No.20688681

>>20687044

That is fucking adorable.

>> No.20689442

>>20687049
>>20687054

YES! I love her!!

>> No.20692531

So, with WonFes coming up, I got to wondering, are we going to see much doll stuff there, or are there similar events outside of Volks DollParty for us?

>> No.20692618

>>20675802
Do those glasses stain?

>> No.20692643

>>20692618
Looks like cheap "chrome" plating. I'm gonna guess yes

>> No.20694071

Any cute doll pictures with animals? Preferably rodents.

>> No.20694884

>>20692531
Azone also has their own conventions for announcing stuff like Volks does. The big general conventions are IDoll and AK Garden.

>> No.20695028

Will I regret it if I'm buying my first doll (thinking of DDdy Towa) mainly for drawing/painting references? I'm a poorfag and spending $800 for a doll reference is a pretty steep price for me, but doll tempts me much more because of its clothes/props customization potential and posability

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>>20694884
Azone always has a massive presence at Dollshow where they make new announcements, sell event-only variants and even have a sectioned off sales area. I find Dollshow to be comparable to I-Doll and see most of the same vendors and attendees at both events.

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>>20695028
If you need assistance sketching poses have you considered an Artist's Minikin? They're much more useful because all the body parts present themselves as a 3d arrangement of primitives. With a dressed up doll you're still interpolating these lines through clothes and accessories as you would sketching a live person.

>> No.20695864

>>20695752
These things suck, stay away from them.
>>20695028
Dolls don't have as good articulation or proportions, but are just fun to have.

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If I want to buy black pantyhose for my girl I'm basically asking for ultra stains?

>> No.20696948

>>20696938
there's no problem if you never remove them or wear them over a white bodysuit

>> No.20697044

>>20696938
Can't answer that question without rolling the dice. Different makers use different materials. I have hose that stain and I have hose that have not despite years of wear.

>> No.20697523

>>20677142
I came here to forget about life and here you remind me on just how cruel it really is

>> No.20697539

>>20695752
Actually it's not about using it as a posing tool (I plan to use bodychan for that). I'm interested because the possibilities of customizing it with store bought or diy clothes/props interest me. I plan to use it like posable clothing store mannequin to see how the clothes/lighting/hair etc play out in real life
>>20695864
>Dolls don't have as good articulation or proportions
How bad are we talking about here?

>> No.20697692

>>20697539
>>Dolls don't have as good articulation
>How bad are we talking about here?
Articulation is not amazing, look at any Volks doll and the knees flare out if you bend the knee past 90 degrees. The double-jointed elbow does something similar. The wrists can swivel but do not twist unless you buy an aftermarket part or mod it yourself. The necks and torsos are the least flexible. If you see a Volks doll in a fluid pose, the joints were either disconnected or they're using a custom spine if they're not using an aftermarket body altogether. Figma are more flexible if that's what you need them for.

>or proportions
They're supposedly 1/3 but they're more like 1/4 scale with long legs. Not that big an issue

>> No.20697814

>>20697539
If you really want articulation, get something with an Obitsu body, they're the most flexible compared to Volks and SMD albeit with their own aesthetic drawbacks. Azone uses Obitsu bodies with bigger torsos. Parabox is another supplier that uses the same frame sometimes with different length limbs. If you want something a bit different there's also Angel Philia. They're more shapely and their appearance tens to lean to the more erotic.

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fuck me, a non retarded looking angel philia.i might buy it

>> No.20698306

>>20697889
She looks like her life as a JK is about to take a dark turn.

>> No.20698345

>>20666438
What dolls are those
I've been looking to do a couple of PMC-ish dolls

>> No.20698383

>>20698345
Just Volks with a lot of non Volks clothes and accessories. The left looks like it's also a custom faceup.

>> No.20698414

>>20698383
Ok, are they 1/3 or 1/6 scale, because i cannot find any 1/3 firearms like those.

>> No.20698508

>>20698414
1/3. they're most likely 3D printed or as most Japanese hobbyists do, make them from scratch.

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https://volksusastore.com/webstores/dollfie/index.php?dispatch=products.view&product_id=963
Wow I wasn't aware how crazy some volks outfits can get.

>> No.20698818

>>20698761
That's something else that bugs me about volks outfits. A lot of the work is clean but then they incorporate some etsy shit out of nowhere. It's hard to build a wardrobe out of Volks clothes which is why people resort to making their own or buy from other sources.

>> No.20700727

How do you guys carry your dolls for long trips?

I'm going to be traveling internationally and I can't bring my carry case because it's big and hard. Can I put my doll in my backpack or carry on bag?

>> No.20701029

>>20700727
>How do you guys carry your dolls for long trips?
I've done carry-on and checked luggage.

>I can't bring my carry case because it's big and hard
Can't you check it? You're flying internationally. The cost of a checked bag (if there is any) is nothing compared to the flight.

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Pretty happy how this outfit turned out. It costed me only 3.50$
Though she looks a bit childish in it

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>>20701772

>> No.20701826

>>20701784
>>20701772

YES! I love her!!

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>>20701826
I showed her this message. She's glad and wishes every anon in doll general and their lovely ball-jointed girls goodnight and sweet dollfie dreams!

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>>20700727
I’ve taken one in an instrument-shaped hard case internationally and a soft duffel bag case nationally. I had no troubles with airlines in either case with the bag as my “carry on” luggage.

The hard case felt easier to deal with because it was an “instrument” and it was much more protective. The duffel bag was more worrisome since she had less protection and I was fretting that I would have to gate check her due to different carry on size regulations or just plain running out of room in the overhead bins.

As long as the bag fit the size regulations, they won’t care what’s inside.

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>>20695028
Get s.h.figuarts body-chan/kun, they're kind of flimsy and small but have great posability and proportions.

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>> No.20703953

>>20703924
She always looks so cool

>> No.20704767

>>20687044
So the finally made a small size doll of this, heh.

>> No.20704809

>>20704767
Just a custom. His twitter is in the watermark,

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>> No.20705667

>>20705539
If you value your sanity please do not open this! Extreme doll gore!

Seriously thought, how did this happened? I want to avoid this by any means.

>> No.20706685

Do you ever wish you were a doll?

>> No.20707797

>>20705539
Ack! That poor girl!!

>> No.20707920

>>20705539
How in the hell does this happen. Vinyl has a ton of give.

>> No.20708351

>>20707920
you know different grades of vinyl exist right?

>> No.20708385

>>20705667
Probably tried to bend the knee further than its supposed to go and once it tore a little it just kept getting worse.

>> No.20708493

>>20708351

Uh yeah I know that, and that looks like a DD and I can't imagine it and I have 17 of them.
That's the inward facing part so what the hell kind of manhandling could cause that.

>> No.20708512

>>20708493
>>20708385

Just noticed.

Still, if they were intent on folding bending their knee that far back so many times, might as well have taken the x-acto knife out and did it themselves. Oh well.

>> No.20709288

>>20708385
>>20708493
He dropped it. There are more ways to break things than by being a drooling moron.

>> No.20709338

>>20697692
>>20697814
Alright I will keep these in mind, thanks for the replies guys

>> No.20711109

>>20709288
Who drops one of there girls!?! What a monster! Fall over sure they fucking love to do that, but dropped that’s on you when that happens.

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>>20698414
There is an american company called "goat guns" that makes 1/3 scale model guns. Their range is pretty limited but several users here have them and they are pretty close to the dolls in scale. Their website and advertising style is very soldier of fortune but the products seem okay.

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Pet these cats!!

>> No.20713659

>>20713558
I want to pet them.

I WANT TO PET THEM GENTLY

>> No.20713746

>>20713443
I just ordered a few of them this week. I only have MDDs though so I have no idea if they can even hold them.

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I wish it would stop being winter so the natural lighting in my house can look better.

>> No.20714779

>>20713558
Nya!

>> No.20715134
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So pretty!~

>> No.20715977

>>20715134
she's a real lady

>> No.20716517

>>20714436
She's really cute!
What kind of doll?

>> No.20717332

>>20713558
Is there a restriction where can I pet them? I'm sorry.

>> No.20718453
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>>20713558
>petting like $8k worth of sabers

what an absolutely terrifying idea

>>20714436

can you do me a favour please and just boop her on the end of her tiny little nose. and report her reaction please.

>> No.20718771

>>20718453
So adorable!

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>>20718453

>> No.20719128

>>20718977
>long dark hair
>big red eyes

My heart can't take it shes so fucking adorable

>> No.20719206

Idk if this is weird, but man... I love the smell of my Dollfie Dream!
Does it wear off quick? I really hope not...
My girl was unopened for 3 years after the release. I wonder how brand new doll smells like
>>20718977
Cutie!

>> No.20719220

>>20719206
I think liking the smell of vinyl is actually pretty common. Don't worry too much about being weird.

>> No.20720803

>>20719206
>Does it wear off quick?
Yes, it'll wear off. manufactured vinyl will offgass for a bit. The only cure is more dolls.

>> No.20720971
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PSA: Stain warning

>> No.20721063

>>20720803
The smell won't be as strong but they'll still smell like they do.

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>> No.20723637

>>20721063
Not if you pee on them

>> No.20723643

>>20719206
I've had my doll for nearly 2 years now and she still smells of vynil, I mostly keep her in a box though and not out in the open.

>> No.20724047
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>> No.20724107

>>20724047
That's a very sexy doll

>> No.20724145

>>20720803
>fresh dolls release gas
It doesn't really help to stay on topic here guys

>> No.20724205

>>20724107
the fingers are offputting

>> No.20724226
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>>20724205
Yeah I've noticed, the poseable fingers look pretty weird

>> No.20724227

>>20724205
They're a bit strange looking but i was considering buying those articulated hands later this year.
Beats having multiple pair of hands

>> No.20724234

>>20724226
Is it me or did he changed her chest for a silicon bust in this picture ?
I really like the look he gave her

>> No.20724743

>>20677142
Cream Cheese?

>> No.20725116

>>20724234
It's definitely a silicone bust.

>> No.20725425
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>> No.20726307

>>20719206
I keep all my dolls in my closet, when I walk in I can smell the vinyl. It's such a pleasant smell!

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>>20677142
>>20697523
>>20724743
https://sukebei.nyaa.si/view/2641730

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more stain warning,

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>>20727419

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>>20715134
>>20715977
rare fumika

>> No.20731277

>>20730342
Wow that jacket is fantastic!

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Apologies if this posts sideways since I’m on mobile. Finally did a DD faceup I’m happy with, though the lipgloss came out too glittery

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What do you guys think of BJDs with a more semi realistic look? I think some of them look really pretty with the lips, but kind of hate the noses. Wish there were heads you could buy thats a mix of both, but I guess you can just commission those.

>> No.20732093

>>20731500

The eyes look great though, well done.

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>>20731935
I have one because I love cute noses. But when posting pictures online she is definitely the least liked, but I like her so who cares.

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>>20731935
I like heads of visuadoll dolls.

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>>20731935
I have one because I love cute noses. But when posting pictures online she is definitely the least liked, but I like her so who cares.

>> No.20732162

>>20731935
It would not be hard to modify a resin bjd to have an anime nose, I mean you’re just shaving it down. Try finding some customizers that take commissions, I’m betting one would be interested in such a different but possibly fun project.

>> No.20732675

>>20731500
That is pretty good actually. But yeah, the mouth is a bit too sparkly.

>> No.20732709

>>20732139
Cute. What doll?

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>>20731935
I like a few, dislike most but that's mainly because of the weird faceup some of them have. I believe there was an anon around these parts who has (had?) a Ring Doll Alice01 on order and I really like her, wish I could have grabbed her myself.

>> No.20732803

>>20732709
She is a SQ Labs resin head on a Obitsu 50 body.

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>>20731500

She looks fantastic and adorable anon, but I just can't get this out of my mind when I see her mouth.

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>>20731935
I find picture related very cute

>> No.20735272

>>20733402
Beautiful! I love her lashes.

>> No.20736215

>>20732729
God damn, she's ridiculously adorable.

>> No.20736424

>>20732729
ringdoll's alice look really good

>> No.20736961

>>20733402
How absolutely lovely.

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Anyone order a Chino? They're arriving soon

>> No.20739063 [SPOILER] 
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New D’coord came in.

>> No.20740095

So has this board become another /buyfag/? How soon until we circlejerk over screenshots of each others’preorders?

>> No.20740497

>>20740095
This is preferable to just reposting pics from twitter every two days. Let people be excited for their new dolls. This is inherently a buyfaggy thread anyway, we're all dropping hundreds of dollars on dolls.

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>> No.20740807

>>20740791
i tought it was saber from the thumbnail

>> No.20741222

>>20739063
Oh wow!

>> No.20741229

>>20740095
But I want to see everyone’s cute new girls, and there old girls, all of them.

>> No.20741271

>>20740095
I don’t think so?
Most of these threads have just been pics of people’s dolls, Twitter reposts, and news/speculation on new releases.
Most people seem to have distinct customs and not off-the-shelf limiteds in default outfits so no, it doesn’t feel buyfaggy to me.

>> No.20744345

>>20739063
I wanna get a tan one eventually. Is it really expensive to use a proxy for it?

>> No.20744433

>>20744345
Oh. This was from the Volks USA lottery.

I haven't had time to dress her up yet and take pictures. But on quick look, she's an f3 and comes with dream fitter eyes.

>> No.20744566

>yahoo japan seller cancelled my bid
>still won 4000 yen cheaper

Well ok then?

Hopefully they don't cancel this bid too when they realize its the same proxy they're dealing with.

>> No.20744651

>>20732729
i want to buy the alice01 blank head but the price is insane, $119 + $48 shipping. Thats $167 usd and since I'm canadian thats 219 cad. That is way too much for a blank head

>> No.20746073

>>20744433

How are the dream fitter eyes? I'm really confused by them, and they don't look like they'd be very secure.

>> No.20746516

>>20744651
I payed that much plus the faceup afterwards.

>> No.20746526

>>20746073
I also want to know, but because I want to move eyes more.

>> No.20747749
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Matilda

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>> No.20751106

>>20750761
you shouldnt kidnapp other people's doll

>> No.20754189
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>>20751106

Why not? It is a very cost effective method of obtaining one.

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>> No.20759650

Anyone have any experience with buying a DD in pieces? Mostly worried about the bust fitting. The only busts I see for sale are for III, not the new DD-F3 frame, which is what I would rather buy obviously. But it says the only parts compatible between the two frames are heads and hands. What gives?

>> No.20759687

>>20759650
pretty sure the busts are the same as well from images but I don't have one to compare.

>> No.20759689

Last year I decided I wanted to print a photography book of my girls, and last night I finally took inventory and set a goal. I want 15 images good enough to print per folder so I can then pick the best from those. This made a total image goal of 150 images. After one year I have 32 images. But most of those were from the last few months so I think I am makeing progress! Goals are fun!

>> No.20759731

>>20759689
Ganbare!

>> No.20760056

https://youtu.be/cWWBxszB9hg

These are so laughably bad it's hilarious. Anyone who gets suckered into buying these have noone to be angry at but themselves.

>> No.20760090
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let's archive these photos on discord

/BUC5msj

>> No.20760124

>>20760090
let's not

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>>20760124

why not? sounds like a good idea

>> No.20760266
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>>20760188
Why archive old photos? I stopped saving pictures to my hard drive years ago because the constant stream of new stuff on SNS is infinitely better, never ending and constantly fresh. Plus it's so plentiful I never found the need to flip though old photos to keep from getting bored.

Remember dollbooru? Despite its flaws and lack of participation it was still an archive and wasn't very good at it. Most people didn't even notice it was gone. Remember nijura? the 2chan archive? Again, no point. There's so much fresh content most people forgot about archives.

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>>20760056
>recast Volks bodies exist

Well I didn't know that until today.

Guess I should be glad Obitsu are too cheap and unpopular for the bootleggers to bother with?

>>20760266

I keep a small selection for inspirational and masturbational purposes, but yes mass archival is not really something we need. If you have a favourite doll just follow the owners twitter or something.

>> No.20760752
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MDD body came in so I finally threw on a floating head I've had.
Excuse the mess and casual photography. I literally just threw her together, packing material still everywhere.

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>>20760752

Oh and she's an f3. Blast to play with. She's my first MDD and being smaller and more flexible she's so much more convenient.

>> No.20760900

>>20760752
I should try going to the LA dollpa this year now that I have a job and expendable income.

>> No.20760903

>>20760900
*disposable income

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>>20760766
>now understands the appeal of The Little Ones™

Welcome aboard! What is this floating heads name?

Fun game: Put your full size doll heads on your MDD body for an amusing childish version of your full size doll. It's like looking at old childhood photos of your girlfriend or wife. Most but not all heads will work, some will look off.

>> No.20761629

>>20760056
I was wondering how they look, I don’t think it looks too bad though.

>>20760752
>>20760766
Dang I am jelly, my MDD body has been loose and falling apart since I bought it new from Volks. That f3 looks sweet.

>> No.20761736

>>20747749
Wrong hair color

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>>20746073
>>20746526

it's just held in by some melamine sponge and a sort of roller put in the back of the eyes so you can scroll it sideways. But that's it, sideways. You can't move them up or down or you risk creating space between the socket and eyes.

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>>20746073
>>20746526

So if you're going to do a lot of closeup photography and it has to be perfect, they might not be for you because of potential gapping. For casual purposes, I can see the amusement from them.

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>>20760900

It's a shame they didn't have one last year. Was looking to enter the lottery for one of their D'coords since I was broke the year before and the ones they had were gorgeous.

>>20761041
Haven't given her a name yet, but probably something along the lines of repeating two syllables.

>Fun game: Put your full size doll heads on your MDD body for an amusing childish version of your full size doll. It's like looking at old childhood photos of your girlfriend or wife. Most but not all heads will work, some will look off.

...gonna try my most mature looking head and posting results later.

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Do any of you guys have experience with ringdoll? I love the look of the Valkyrie-- Sigrdrifa.

>> No.20762776

>>20762334
>>20762338
Well meh. Thanks for looking and explaining.

>> No.20762841

>>20762418
I ordered this cute little thing at the beginning of July last year
http://www.ringdoll.com/goods.php?id=818
I bought her fullset option, so face-up, clothes, accessories, and a second head. I haven't gotten her yet though, and I don't know if that's normal or not, so I'd wait to see if anyone else has experience with them.

>> No.20762984
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So on the topic of my photography project. Has anyone printed some of your doll photos? It’s kinda magic and it’s very cheap to do!

>> No.20763001

>>20762984
I've only made a few that I think were good enough for printing, so no, not yet

>> No.20763971
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>>20761041
> Put your full size doll heads on your MDD body for an amusing childish version of your full size doll. It's like looking at old childhood photos of your girlfriend or wife.
Me and my wallet really hate this idea, Satan please fuck off.

>> No.20764638

>>20760629
Sadly I’ve seen some dolls on Aliexpress that are at least partially Obitsu parts. They’re not marketed as direct copies like the DD ones but are usually with original sculpt heads (sometimes bjd recast heads) and sold as cheaper bjd alternatives.

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Not your ordinary /jp/ doll (s korean), but i'd like to introduce mine from christmas. She just got her eyes.

All that remains is a dress and the courage for a faceup.

>> No.20768627

>>20765318
I think doing faceups are fun and on more realistic faces a bit easier. Just take your time and look up a few good tutorials and you should be fine.

You can do it!

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>> No.20770737

>>20770714
whoa, that's.... kinda fucking cool

>> No.20770748

>>20770714
kosuzu what did they do to you?

>> No.20770900

Anyone ever ordered from kondoll ?
I tried asking them why the english website doesnt have the same content than the taobao store but i never got an answer.

>> No.20771034

>>20770900
Maybe because their english sucks? That's a normal experience with many multilingual sites

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>> No.20771447

>>20771372
She looks pleased.

>> No.20772573
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I made a rip of Ronshuka Couture's various galleries. Lots of nice outfits in it. There might still be some dupes that I missed but I think I got most of them.
https://mega.nz/#F!MVBllAQA!s1ihFvBS4hTgC3zYJA0HPA
https://ronshuka.jp/

>> No.20772601

>>20762841
I thought it was "in stock" back then. So, they should've mailed it out months ago.

>> No.20773698

>>20770714
I must headpat her gently.

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Here is mine,the best part she was not too expensive.

>> No.20774395

>>20774318
I can see why.

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>> No.20775863

>>20775716
looks like she doesnt like fish

>> No.20777556

>>20739063
How do I get a doll like this? I didn't know Dollfies came in Tan and I'd do anything to have such a pretty girl. About how much are they, as well? Thanks!

>> No.20777622

>>20697889
What are they made of anyway? The thought of a full-silicone-body doll is terrifying to try and maintain. I keep seeing them when I look on etsy, but this might be the only one I've ever seen that I actually like.

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>>20692618
They haven't stained her face yet after a few weeks of constant wear. If they do I'll let you know!

She got a new dress and I can honestly say that I'm glad I got this doll. She started off pretty psychotic-looking, but she's cleaned up really well, I think.

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>>20777659
Wrong photo.

>> No.20777972

>>20777673

Take a girl, put her through doll rehab and she comes out the other side looking clean and happy.

>> No.20777996

>>20777622
She's vinyl. Manufactured by and on the standard frame from Obitsu

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>>20777673

Wow talk about a makeover. Nice anon.

>>20777556

I think they only come out during the summer in Japan; you have to buy them in person at one of the Volks locations. You're best bet is a proxy service or enter Volks USA/international lotteries that happen to have them.

Pic related, Volks USA Dollpa in 2017 had a handful of tans in the lottery.

>> No.20778808

>>20778722
That's such a shame, thanks though. I wish Volks would just manufacture darker skintones on the regular. While I know darker resin is harder to work with, if Danny Choo can figure that shit out, a big company like Volks has no real excuse.

>> No.20778818

>>20774318
Very cute! I love Neemos.

>>20774395
No bully.

>> No.20778910

>>20778808
It's more accurate to say they're available for the warmer half of the year in the Dream Choice catalogue and (I think?) all year on the D'Coord selection? I think it's supposed to make it feel more exclusive? Special, maybe? It's a marketing thing I suppose, also
>While I know darker resin is harder to work with
It's vinyl, so the coloring process is different than resin and I'm not sure if it's any more difficult to work with than normal vinyl. They're worried darker skin tones won't sell well because Japan (generally) prefers lighter skin tones, which is why they took so long to make darker dolls in the first place. Note that their sunlight skin/tan resin line took off poorly in Japan but had a good amount of demand overseas, so take from that what you will.

>> No.20779009

>>20778910
I meant to say vinyl, my bad. They probably wouldn't sell as well as the current models, but I think making a batch of them every now and then would still definitely sell out, and (in my personal experience) if you can capitalize on a niche market, you can do well. It's good to have options, but I understand the hesitance. I just hope to have more options in the future.

>> No.20779024

>>20778808

I too was on the brink of getting a SmD until I got a tan DD myself. Wish Volks would get their head out of their ass since Choo is able to do it with no issues. The DD/anime doll market is different than the resin market and to be frank a lot of us fetishize that darker skin tone.

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20779274

>>20779024
I'm in the same boat, I'm effectively shoehorned into getting a Smart Doll in my future (have you guys seen Prowess yet? I'm in love) because no one else makes darker-skinned anime-style dolls. If a smaller company like Choo's can figure out how to do it with consistent quality and turn a profit at it, I know without a doubt Volks could work it out. The market is definitely there, and they have nothing to lose tapping into it.

Related note: I'd kill for a SmD Moonlight. I don't even care if she's been pissed on at this point. If anyone wants to unload one, you have my wallet in your hands.

Pic very related.

>> No.20779518

Is there anyone in the west who will do custom work on a doll face? I have a DD head laying around I've always wanted to get a cute fang added to, but I have all the artistic talent of the average garden snail so commissioning someone for that work is my best bet.

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>>20778818
>>20774318
Neemos are cute. Cute!

>> No.20780261 [DELETED] 

>>20779024
no one cares abour your shitty nigger fetish.

>> No.20781356

Yeah what he said.

>> No.20782197

>>20780261
>>20781356
If you've never wanted to have your head crushed between Yoruichi's thighs, that's your loss, anons.

>> No.20782251

Why are frills so great?

>> No.20782264

>>20782251
I've been wondering that. There's just something about a cute frilly outfit that makes me smile. I thought lace was tacky for years until I got into dolls, and now a cute lace trim is where it's at for me.

>> No.20782275
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Anyone know where to get an outfit like this? Etsy?

>> No.20782369

>>20780261
get over yourself and your light skin elitism

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>>20777972
Done and

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>>20777972
>>20782700
Done.

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>>20777972
>>20782700
Done

>> No.20782749

>>20782718
Are you 27 years old, and draw Anime and Manga on your tablet? Do you spend your days perfecting your art and playing superior Japanese games such as Disgaea, Final Fantasy, Persona?

And do you train with that Katana every day? Because that superior weapon can cut clean through steel because it is folded over a thousand times, and is vastly superior to any other weapon on earth.

>> No.20782818

>>20782749
Wow that’s a swing and a miss. I am older and like photography and Warhammer.

>> No.20782969

>>20782818
whoosh. https://knowyourmeme.com/memes/ken-sama

>I am older and like Warhammer
wow, just wow.

>> No.20783416

>>20782700
>>20782718

That's a heck of a transformation. Glad you have her now.

>> No.20783481
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So I want to get this outfit for my girl, and it says it'll fit her (DDS L) but I seem to recall someone saying that clothes made for the SD16 Girls line ends up looking sloppy on the DD/DDS girls even though Volks says it'll fit. Does anybody have any info on that?

>> No.20783519

>>20783481
sd16 is a bit taller, you'll have fit issues especially with something that's supposed to be tailored to fit like business clothes. sd13g I believe is the size that most closely resembles dollfie dream

>> No.20783578

>>20783519

Would it be more that the skirt would be too long, or would the jacket have issues? They have a similar one in grey, but I don't want to switch my doll back to her M bust, and I don't like the shirt it comes with. I'm wondering if I should just pass on the whole thing.

>> No.20783638

>>20783578
*****if it were me***** i'd try it. if it doesn't work out you're only out $60

>> No.20784172

>>20779009
A bunch of Akiba exclusives have been made available to everyone like DDH8, 9, and 10, so eventually, they'll roll out tan skin to the international market. Just might take a while.

>> No.20784444

https://www.volks.co.jp/page.jsp?id=316274&version=jp
Only a week left until they start shipping second batch.
They announced her delay to May around November. But then updated to Feb 16.
So a slightly late valentines gift for those that are put to second delivery.

>> No.20784526

>>20782700
>>20782718
Fantastic job! I love her outfit.

>>20784172
That's something to look forward to at least.

>> No.20785403

>>20782700
>>20782718
She looks like she's ready to take on the world now.

>> No.20785985

>>20783519
Some SD16 outfits are adjustable over the hips and chest but in general they will look baggy on DD dolls. Even more so on DDS. There are exceptions though, only way to know for sure is to try.

>> No.20786573

>>20782969
Too old for some memes I guess.

>>20783416
>>20784526
>>20785403
Thanks!

>> No.20787402

>>20786573
You don’t belong here. Not being snarky. If you’re validating yourself amongst children you need to step back and have a good look at yourself.

>> No.20788351

>>20787402
Stop being a killjoy and thread police. Someone presented them with an allusion to a really old, stupid meme, and they didn't recognize it and responded honestly, not realize it wasn't an actual question. Herp derp he don't get old meme, he stupid and don't belong

>> No.20791060

>>20787402

this is a shittier post than those dollfuckers.

>> No.20791603

>>20698414
Theres also the trumpeter line that seems to fit DDs. Also avoid the metal ones as they are usually too heavy to pose with

>> No.20791775
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Moved into a new place and finally got the time to change my small girls’ clothes, but damn the lighting here sucks.

>> No.20792096

>>20787402
Children buying multiple $500+ dolls? Ok, whatever you say bud.

>> No.20794318

>>20732729
I'd kill a man for this head with this faceup. There's literally no way for me to get it, is there?

>> No.20794915

>>20794318
Sky's the limit when you have money, an education and language skills beyond that of google.

>> No.20794950

Hi, I come here wondering about something.
Over the last few weeks, off and on, I've checked all over for prices on dolls.
I know they wouldn't be cheap as chips, but they're so expensive for the larger, more huggable ones. Am I doing something wrong in searching?
Or am I just a poor lose that has to deal with the fact that I'd need to spend tons of kangaroo bux for a doll to cuddle

>> No.20795004

>>20794915
Don't even know where I'd start, though. Sounds like there were only 40 of them releases, and I don't even speak nip.

>> No.20795055

>>20794950
Are you asking about 1:1 scale sex dolls? Good ones are gonna run you $2000-$3000 at the very least. /ona/ would be a better place to ask.

>> No.20795156

Hi, I don't own any dolls, but I'm considering getting my first one. Trying to decide what brands I should consider.

What is compatibility like between different brand? Obviously clothing should be roughly so long as the dolls have similar measurements (though I guess certain things like shoes or gloves might be less interchangeable). But, what about parts? Can I take a head from a different brand and stick it on a dollfie or something? Obviously I don't expect that to be a universal yes or no, but you get my point. What about hands? Eyes? Wigs? etc.

>> No.20795220

>>20795156
For heads, adapters are available. But it's an easy mod. You shouldn't have to pay for that kind of thing. I haven't seen hand adpaters so modding is almost surely expected. Eyes and wigs are reliant on being the same size. If you don't have any basic modeling skills mixing parts might not be what you want to do.

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>> No.20795525

>>20795510
Pretty doll, and I like the veil, but I think the sequins cheapen the outfit a little bit.

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>> No.20795702

>>20794318
Yeah, same. I suppose one might show up on YJA one day but if not then chances are slim to none.

>> No.20795714

>>20795702
It seems like it's pretty popular so they might do a re-release but I'm not holding my breath.

I'm straight-up in love with this doll and it's depressing as hell that I started looking into getting a doll like a month after she sold.

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To those of you who carry your dolls around, not at a convention or taking artistic photos, why? Does it make you feel better? Help me understand.

>> No.20796147

>>20795970
I don't think I'd have the autism for that.

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>> No.20796451

>>20795970
For me, I never know when the chance to take a photo may arrive. And honestly, it's just fun to carry a doll around. Most people seem legitimately interested in my dolls (but at the same time, I live in a rural area, so they've probably never seen anything like her before.) I've talked about how taking photos of them is good practice for composition and light studies and other bullshit, and someone else I know has mentioned using theirs to sort of "demo" outfits before committing to making them full-scale -- and even if you don't have a reason to "legitimize" having a doll in public as a grown-ass adult, so what? Some people have even expressed an interest in getting one of their own through talking with me about anime dolls and other BJDs (and a lot of them seem to either collect or customize Monster High dolls, go figure.)

I'm not like Danny Choo ordering a child seat at restaurants for his. I just have one of mine with me at the grocery store or whatever, not drawing attention to it, but not denying it either. And while I'll admit at first it was pretty awkward, these days I'm too far gone to care. I already regard myself as too fucked up to be a part of "regular" society (not for edgy reasons, tl;dr child abuse and other bullshit) so for me, I have nothing to lose being that freak with the dolls. I'll take one for the team.

And if more people wind up joining the hobby through encountering them, it's better for everyone by breaking down the stigma associated with them.

Carry your dolls anons, as long as you're not in an area where you're likely to get mugged it's fine.

>> No.20797134

>>20736215
>>20744651
>>20795702
>>20795714
>>20794318
http://legenddoll.net/goods-17997.html
I think she's still available here, anons.

>> No.20797219

>>20797134
>Additional: fullset (sold out)
this ain't it chief

>> No.20797320

>>20796186

cute, I love dolls in casual clothes.

I'm tempted to get heart eyes for my girl, but I'm still a little sketchy about custom made eyes and how they turn out.

>> No.20797343

>>20797320
>I'm still a little sketchy about custom made eyes and how they turn out
In my experience weird custom eyes crack easily and don't look as good as normal ones. Maybe give it a go if you can find some for cheap, but I wouldn't overpay.

>> No.20797426

>>20797219
Well, whoever said they'd kill for the head with the faceup can get it.

>> No.20797432

>>20797426
If it's not the full set, it doesn't have the faceup.

>> No.20798417

>>20797343

That's kinda what I figured about them. I've done no research, are there any red flags I should look for in listings?

>> No.20799604

I have admitted defeat and must admit I love dolls.

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How costly is the hobby?

>> No.20799680

>>20799607
Not too bad if you are thrifty and buy used.
The initial cost is what hurts the most. But once you're over the hurdle of having your first complete doll, you can buy cheap used stuff here and there to satiate yourself.

>> No.20801081

>>20796451
So you're broken.

>> No.20801189

>>20799607
The initial cost is very high. But it evens out assuming you are like most people and only buy a few dolls. I stopped at 5 and don’t see myself ever buying any more unless volks makes specific character dolls I’d like or they make some huge engineering leaps for the bodies. The first year was expensive but since then I’ve only bought wigs and clothes, which are not that expensive.

>> No.20801801

>>20701772
>>20701784
>>20701983


Anon!!! What doll is this? She is so cute and sweet looking, I have never seen a cartoon style doll I wanted like this. I love her cute expression and happy eyes!

>> No.20801852

>>20731935
I actually prefer the semi realistic dolls to the anime ones...I am always hesitant to post in this thread because the preference here is strongly for anime dolls and I do not want to interrupt the groove.

>> No.20802030

>>20801081
Sure am!

>> No.20802168

>>20796451
Good for you, Anon. I really admire that you have the guts to be yourself. Guts, or autism. Either way, good job.

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Did someone says Guts?

>> No.20804419

>>20802030
Mind if I ask other personal questions? What is your line of work? Do you integrate/socialize well with them or are you a awkward or a loner?

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How do the open mouths work? Do people carve them out of the head and then paint them?

>> No.20804496

>>20804488
yes

>> No.20804532

>>20804488
Sometimes a mouth cavity is sculpted and placed behind a carved out mouth since the heads are hollow.

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Got my first Dollfie Dream ever with Kagamine Rin. Expensive as fuck but worth every cents.

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>>20801801
It's DDS Uzuki Shimamura~
My first girl and I absolutely love her!

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>>20796451
I like you and I would like to be like you.

>> No.20805378

>>20805319

Welcome to the hobby.
Did you have fun putting on her hair clips?

>> No.20805383 [DELETED] 

>>20805377
I can abuse you

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>>20805378
It wasn't too hard to put on, but I was pretty nervous because those clips are 100% plastic. For the price paid, I didn't wanted to break anything.

I don't think I'll ever buy costumes for her. Only exception is if Volks ever release a Meltdown wig and costume set like pic related.

>> No.20805525

any site with review for dd jeanne d arc?

>> No.20805980

>>20805365
I can see why! My goodness, her expression is just so wholesome. Another cutie to add to by wishlist, I guess!

>> No.20806229

>>20805319
Cute!

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>>20806229
Indeed she is!
Here eyes are very intense too.

>> No.20807159

>>20760090
Discord is bad in many ways, but it's especially bad as a photo album.

>>20760266
A well-tagged booru would be useful. You could find dolls of your favorite characters and inspiration for what to do with your particular set of doll parts. A big problem with Dollbooru was its subpar tagging.

>> No.20807193

>>20807159
>Dollbooru was its subpar tagging
Prettty much what I was referring to when I said "lack of participation." Uploaders didn't tag well, viewers didn't add tags. Pretty sure the registered users could be counted on one, if not two hands so that may have been a factor.

>> No.20807210

>>20807193
When a site depend on user contribution, but the users don't care and don't contribute, it can only fail.

>> No.20807996

>>20804419
I don't mind. I've done a lot of things, from unpacking at walmart to managing forums on a big website, but right now I've had to do the NEET-y thing and move back home because my father's alzheimer's is getting pretty rough and while we fight the VA to pay for his benefits for an in-home carer, someone has to be here to care for him because he can't do it on his own anymore and I'm effectively the only one around to do it.. I'd say I can be awkward sometimes for sure, but generally I get on pretty well with anyone that doesn't have their head stuck up their own ass. In my experience at least, younger people get harassed a lot for their "deviant" interests, but once they hit adulthood, people tend to step back and consider that the other person is content to be a weirdo... and then they start asking where they can get their own. It takes all kinds, so might as well make yourself happy if it's not hurting anyone else.

>>20804532
I was wondering about this myself, thanks anon.

>>20805365
I absolutely love how sweet her expression is! I smile every time you post her.

>>20805377
Thank you, anon, I like you too and I'm sure you're nice all by yourself.

>> No.20808036

>>20805319
put her wig on right you monster

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>>20805525
Not sure about reviews but there are a few unboxing posts on the dollfiedreams forum. That said, I own one so if you have any particular questions then I'll try to answer.

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>>20808036
Better?

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>>20795970

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new thread now

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