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Home Manufacturers Integrity Toys "P" Is for Pretty, Pure and Poppy Parker
"P" Is for Pretty, Pure and Poppy Parker
Written by Carie Ferg   
Monday, 10 January 2011 16:40

Sorry, Poppy Parker is now sold out!
Say the words “Integrity Toys,” and gorgeous and haute glamour girls as depicted by the likes of the company’s AvantGuard and Fashion Royalty brands come to mind. Cutting-edge fashions, daring face-ups and hairstyles, to-die-for heels that ooze sexiness—these are a few of the ingredients Integrity Toys collectors have come to crave and expect from the design team led by fashion design superstar Jason Wu.

The dynamo company’s desired dolls haven’t historically evoked words like “sweet and innocent,” “Midwestern girl” and “simple elegance.”

Enter “Poppy Parker” in 2009. Raised on a farm in the Midwest, Poppy Parker was “discovered” and her modeling career launched in the city that never sleeps. From rows of corn, to the hustle and bustle of Fifth Avenue set in the 1950s and 1960s, Poppy’s pure and wholesome good looks represent a first for Integrity Toys.

“Inspired by teenage fashion models, and TV and movie icons from the early to mid-1960s, characters like Gidget, and actresses such as young Patty Duke, Hayley Mills and Annette Funicello, and teen models of the time, such as Colleen Corby and Jean Shrimpton, all have elements of their personalities that are reflected in our Miss Poppy Parker,” says David Buttry, Integrity Toys designer of the doll.

“The response has been overwhelmingly positive,” says Buttry of Poppy’s reception in the collectible doll world. “We’ve been able to reach another segment of the collecting community who may have not collected Integrity dolls before. Poppy has garnered a loyal and large following, and collectors cannot wait to see where we take her next!” he says.

For the moment, that “next” incarnation of Poppy Parker happens to be a very special one—DOLLS magazine’s  first exclusive doll, “I Love How You Love Me.”

The 300-piece limited-edition set comes complete with 12-inch vinyl Poppy Parker and a trio of red, pink and white outfits that Poppy dons as she journeys from day to evening to night. She starts the day in a smart red jumper with white blouse and patterned tights, which is followed by her lovely white satin party dress and brocade coat evening ensemble. Finally, she crawls into bed wearing her adorable pink gingham nighty, matching bloomers and fuzzy slippers.

The concept for the set started, says Buttry, with the Integrity design team’s love of vintage TV programs.  “The original inspiration was to imagine Poppy as a character in a vintage television variety show of the1960s, like Andy Williams, Lawrence Welk or the King Family Singers. The more we thought of it, we decided to expand the concept, and it somehow morphed into a day-to-night set,” explains Buttry.

“Once we had the concept of a day-to-night set firm in our minds, we decided to depict the innocence of daily life as seen through the eyes of a teenage model in the early 1960s—from a busy day in the city, to a night on the town and, finally, off to slumber,” Buttry expands.

The set, Buttry says, brings Poppy a little farther into the 1960s, meaning the styles feel slightly mod with the bright colors and shorter hemlines.

In time for Valentine’s Day, the I Love How You Love Me set is named after a pop song from the era by the Paris Sisters. “It is a beautifully romantic song, and everyone should go and listen to it if you aren’t familiar with it,” Buttry says.

On the horizon for the 2011 Poppy Parker line is a new character—her friend “Darla Daley,” an African-American pop singer who Poppy met in a record shop in Greenwich Village in New York City. “This new character is a step in the direction of expanding Poppy’s world, and we are all very excited about it,” says Buttry. We are hoping collectors love Darla as much as we do, and we may even have another surprise or two up our sleeves relating to Poppy’s world in 2011.”

But meanwhile, DOLLS and the design team at Integrity Toys can’t resist I Love How Your Love Me. “We think the set turned out awesome! It far exceeded our expectations,” Buttry says. “It depicts a complete day in the life of Poppy Parker, and we hope collectors love it just as much as we do.”

Photos Caption

The 300-piece limited-edition set comes complete with 12-inch vinyl Poppy Parker and a trio of red, pink and white outfits that Poppy dons as she journeys from day to evening to night. She starts the day in a smart red jumper with white blouse and patterned tights, which is followed by her lovely white satin party dress and brocade coat evening ensemble. Finally, she crawls into bed wearing her adorable pink gingham nighty, matching bloomers and fuzzy slippers.



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I have paid for this doll and was told by the company that she was to ship on March 23. I cannot get in touch with this company (have emailed Carie twice and called, only to be referred to the "one man warehouse," where I was asked to leave a message, only to not receive the courtesy of a call back) to find out if the doll has actually shipped, and by what method. The lack of professionalism that has been exhibited is astounding, from start to finish. They cannot hide behind the "I didn't know this doll would be so popular" excuse anymore. They've had three months to prepare to get this doll shipped in a timely manner when she arrived from IT, and instead, they did nothing. And now, they don't even respond to requests for information. I don't care how "small" an operation is. When someone takes your money (in this case, a good chunk -- $150), they should be able to provide the service.
noname , March 31, 2011
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Hi all, don't despair! There will be plenty on the secondary market, have a look, she is already on e-bay, good news for those who missed out! smilies/smiley.gif
http://cgi.ebay.com/I-LOVE-YOU-LOVE-ME-POPPY-PARKER-Gifset-Dolls-Mag-/250796840153?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3a64a814d9
Carlotta , March 31, 2011
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The doll is very cute, but I wish they would make a doll of Annette Funicello and Sandra Dee. They were America's Sweethearts in the 50s and 60s.

Donna
Donna , January 24, 2011
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Congrats Trisha!
Poppy Lover , January 21, 2011
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Oh my gosh! People get a life will you? Who cares who got this doll or who didnt your all an embarassment!!!!!!!!!!!!!!smilies/angry.gifsmilies/angry.gif
Maura , January 16, 2011
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This is the first time I've seen these comments and for the record I also want to say that I am NOT the Rhonda who has posted here. I am 'Rhonda' from the W Club and I don't post on any other boards. Also, I don't know who Vin is. Seems there are quite a few Rhonda's out there!
Rhonda (from Australia) , January 16, 2011
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Just for the record that Rhonda is not me either ....

Rhonda B/Canada
Rhonda B/Canada , January 15, 2011
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There is room in the sand box for Trisha and Tracy! Maybe their diapers needs changing! LOL! LOL! LOL!
poppy , January 15, 2011 | url
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I know everyone is upset and entitled to their opinions...but can we talk about dolls????
(no I did not win one)smilies/grin.gif
Poppy Lover , January 15, 2011
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Someone mentioned to me a post by a Rhonda further below. Let me state right here and now THAT IS NOT ME! I never tried for a Poppy, she wasn't a must have for me and I always sign my name Rhonda W (at the least)since there are at least two other Rhonda's out there, possibly more. One in Australia and one in Canada, that I know of. This is why last names (or initials) are important when posting. If I had an issue with Vince (which I don't) I would take it up with him personally. Just want to clarify this and clear the air.
Rhonda W Vinylounge Lizard , January 14, 2011
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Oh thanks hon you're so sweet! Did you get Poppy too?
Tracy , January 13, 2011
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Keep on gloating Tracy, you sure are looking good doing it! Lol!!!!!!
poppy , January 13, 2011 | url
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Exactly - all you moaners, get a life!!! I got my doll fair and square, and if you don't like it, tough. You don't have to be so ugly and mean Vince and others. Grow up.
Tracy , January 13, 2011
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congrats to those who got poppy. to the moaners- get a life!
mona , January 13, 2011
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I can't believe some of the things said on this board! Vin you should be ashamed for the things you said here and you owe Carie an apology. I never saw this side of you but can safely say that I will not soon forget it and don't care for it one bit. It's just a doll. I am happy I was one of the lucky people to get her and I think everything was fair and square, sorry.
Rhonda , January 13, 2011
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Have to agree with Bill on this one. I'm not in the W Club, have no need to be in it and they already got their shot at 240 or 250 of these dolls. Enough is enough! Time to get over it and move on please. I have been a subscriber to Dolls Magazine for years and have never ever seen anything like this and only wish I could give their staff a hug for what they've endured these last few days.
Jean , January 12, 2011
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I think part of why some people are so upset is that this offer was to be for Dolls magazine subscribers or those of us who purchase the magazine, not just W club members. The W club was able to enter a lottery for 240 dolls (not 100% sure of the numbers)and the rest (60 I hear) were up for the general public. I hope that Dolls Magazine will continue to offer exclusives and I am sure they will change their methods after this experience. I am dissapointed like many of you, but life isn't always fair..you feel bad and then take some deep breaths and move on. Congrats to all who won and dolly hugs for those of us who didn't smilies/wink.gif
Bill , January 12, 2011
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In the immortal words of one of the "housewives" Enough, enough, enough!" I too posted yesterday once in my haste and have regretted it since. So I am officially sorry Doll Magazine, that was beneath me to do so. I have gotten over it and it is a doll! Be glad you are able to afford such things, because there are people all around us who can't even afford a play line doll from the pink isle! And that's all I have to say about that.
Amy Nardone , January 12, 2011
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I strongly suspect the people who wrote the offensive and rude posts yesterday about Jones publishing are embarassed today at how they acted and that's why they're so quiet now. They rally owe Carie and others an apology for the horrible accusations and things that were said.
Poppy , January 12, 2011
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Yay, I got one too! Thanks Dolls for this opportunity to own this beautiful doll, you're the best!!!!!!!! smilies/cheesy.gif
Stacey , January 12, 2011
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OMG! I got a doll!

Thankyou so much! smilies/smiley.gif
David , January 11, 2011
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A doll magazine (of all sources) should have anticipated a large volume of interest and they only had 60 dolls. If anyone is going to have IT dolls for sale and limited editions at that, they better have the right servers in place to handle the load.
Eliza , January 11, 2011
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I'm sure not wasting 40$ on a "dolls" magazine that belittles my pastime, if you feel dolls are a waste of time, why are you even here?
Sure , January 11, 2011
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The people at the Better Business Bureau would laugh their butts off at anyone who wrote to them to complain about a business because SHE DIDN'T GET A DOLLY. Seriously, people. Try losing your job and being homeless for 6 months. ... Losing out on a limited doll won't seem quite so horrible, then. The fact is, EVERYBODY in the doll collecting community has lost out on a limited doll at one time or another. We've all experienced it, but we don't all start screaming and acting like babies when we do.
Harriet , January 11, 2011
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nothing deceitful about the way this was handled and some people need to get a grip obviously not everyone was going to get the giftset, right? it's insane to begrudge Jones publishing about this and threaten BBB action! i and others will enjoy our giftset and i know i'm lucky and could easily have not got the giftset, and i wouldn't make a fuss or point the blame finger at the company if i didn't get it! i can only think how embarassed integrity toys must be about the way SOME people have acted. it makes us all look bad
Elise , January 11, 2011
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Yippee, got mine too! So excited to see this girl when she arrives. Thank you Dolls Magazine!!! smilies/smiley.gif
Steph , January 11, 2011
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You're welcome, Tracy!

Again, we apologize to everyone who felt slighted because of the technical difficulties. We understand how frustrated you must feel. We would like to do whatever we can to make it right. Unfortunately, a re-do is not an option. I would gladly welcome any other suggestions you might have. Please send your suggestions to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it '> This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

In the meantime, if you would like to have your name added to the waiting list, e-mail me your name and e-mail address. If there are any additional opportunities, preference will be given to those whose names are on the waiting list.
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So happy too! Got my confirmation and am sorry it didn't work out for everyone but this is my first Poppy and I can't wait for her to arrive.
Liz , January 11, 2011
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Confirmations went out THANK YOU Dolls magazine. This is my friends first Poppy and she is happy to get her too, sorry for all the nastiness you had to endure though.
Tracy , January 11, 2011
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Talk about beating a dead horse. It IS just a doll!!! No one died or was killed over not getting this precious Poppy did they? Get a grip. I don't know if I got her or not but damned if I'd tell anyone about it if I do. And certain people shouldnbe ashamed at their nastiness and the venom they've spewed but then again they're known for being this way within the doll community so it's no surprise there. He/she know who they are too. Btw if you really know what namaste means, you'd end this!smilies/angry.gif
Lisa , January 11, 2011
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Bravo Vince! You are our voice in this injustice. They should have delayed or postponed this big Fiasco for the obvious reason they were unable to handle the ordering frenzy. Posted a formal announcement on what exact link to order from. It is almost like this company is playing a game, or some sort of a big secret and only the privilege few got to order these dolls.
I'm sure the Magazines "friends" and their "cronies" were able to obtain more than one doll. It is a very limited edition of 300 and only allow one per customer. Ordering two dolls, one for herself and one for a friend is selfish and greedy on her part no matter what her feeble excuses were.
I will never deal with this company again.

R. , January 11, 2011
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In the midst of everyone’s frustration over the online ordering situation, these types of comments (see below) would only fuel the fire. I noticed these posts started early and continued on. Those who did not win were were referred to as sore losers - I stand corrected the statement was that it was a case of “sour grapes”.

If that were true, well the question stands - what happened to being a graceful winner?
The situation was a sad one today in more ways than one...

Quotes:

"I for one am very pleased with how this worked out for me as I READ the message on the W Club that a kind person posted and got my email in immediately. I was able to get two orders thru in fact one for me and one for a friend who couldn't be online. It was very simple so I don't get why everyone is saying this was so hard??????” - Tracy

“ Me thinks this is a case of sour grapes cuz there were only 60 dolls after all and Dolls did the best they could under these circumstances.” - Tracy

“I’ve never seen such petty nastiness as the people who have been posting comments here today” – Domi

“It’s just a doll people” – Tracy

Tamara , January 11, 2011
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Tracy,

First - It's really sad how you turned on your fellow collectors to
refer to us as "sour grapes" when in actuality your attitude toward getting your email entered in time sounded snide and dripping with above-it-all attitude. Yes, that is how you sound to many of us.

Second...nearly NOONE was informed of the 'new rules of the game'... it appeared on this board and someone tried to announce it to the rest of us (via another forum)...but we cannot all be on the computer while trying to work in the middle of the day when we already set time aside and rescheduled things in our day in order to follow the original rules- which to you - seem disposable at best.

Apparently, we agree to disagree - so please let this topic finally rest and realize - many, many, many people WERE indeed cheated from a fair chance at acquiring the set.

In most companies, this would be considered an unethical practice to alter something at the last minute without proper time alotted.
How would you feel if your company holiday party was slated for one location - and while en route to the party - an memo was sent at the last minute - stating a new location of the party...just minutes before it was about to begin?
This is the same thing - only worse.

This was done haphazardly and without much thought (if any at all)to the collectors.
You can defend it anyway you want - up and down, sideways or whichever way seems to suit your needs - but it boils down to a very lazy/thoughtless executive decision.
The decision ultimately benefited one party - Jones Publishing - this seemed to be concluded so they did not have to put any more time or energy into their original process that had already been announced.

You vehemently defend in your retorts that everything you feel and say is correct and we are wrong in how we feel...Well, look closely at all the posts underneath this one - the only 2 people that appear to be embarassing themselves are you and your friend defending such a mess and unprofessional decision/debacle today. Are you sure you're not employees of this publishing house? If so, you should both be fired.

In closing - since people were getting sensitive regarding the spelling of names...
Mine is Vin. Not Vince.

Namaste.

Vin , January 11, 2011
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I am 100 percent sure my Karma is safe, too.
Domi , January 11, 2011
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Vin,
I never said I got one of the dolls. And you were the one to call yourself "Sour Grapes." If I HAD gotten one of the dolls, I most definitely would not have re-sold it.
Dolls magazine could have handled this better, but I doubt they knew the chaos they were in for today. I don't think they deserve to be torn apart like they have been today.
Domi , January 11, 2011
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Tracy and Domi (and CariE too),

Here are my/our(an anonymous collector(s))..last comments on this topic...try to understand OUR viewpoints - won't you?...

With all due respect, you have just confirmed what all the complaints are about.
The W Club held aside a portion of the Poppy giftsets for a lottery
exclusive to W Club members.
The remainder were to go on sale to the public (which would include Doll Magazine subscribers who do not belong to the W Club).
The fact that you had access to information from a W Club member and used this information to obtain information about this public opportunity underscores the very situation in which MOST people had problems.

The information about how to purchase the dolls was to be disseminated to the public (defined as both W club members AND non W club members).
The general public (those who are posting their complaints)followed the instructions and the link provided by Dolls magazine.

Dolls magazine had issues with their system and it crashed so the general public could not order.
A couple handfuls of people were somehow informed of an alternative way to order (by sending in an e-mail).
This was 100 o;ntrary to what people who phoned the magazine and tried to order were told (they were told the ONLY way to order was using the link supplied and "keep trying").

Your "sour grapes" implies that there were those who had the opportunity to order and simply missed it.
However many people obviously followed the procedures outlined by both the W Club and the Dolls Magazine and were left without even the opportunity to order.
This is not conjecture, it is a fact which is substantiated by your own comments Dolls magazine accepted private e-mails for orders when phone orders were turned down and the links supplied for ordering would not work.

Spin it any way you want (to justify your own feelings-whatever) this IS the situation. It has nothing to do with personal opinion, it is a factual account of what occured.

It is fortunate that you obtained the dolls you wanted and highly
unfortunate that you would cloud the facts and make it personal by turning it to a "sour grapes" scenario.

And one last note - I will not pay secondary prices for these collectibles and rarely sell my collection so I did not appreciate YOUR rudeness- thank you very much. If you want to sell your set - go for it. Karma comes in all shapes and sizes.
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Vin , January 11, 2011
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To Tracy and Cari,

In a nut shell - BAD form.
You DO NOT change the rules of the game in the middle!
It's cheating. Plain and simple.

Thanks for absolutely nothing, but a frustrating waste of 2.5 hours.

Respectfully,
(Sour Grapes) Vin
Vin , January 11, 2011
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Thanks so much for the info!
Poppy Lvr , January 10, 2011
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I'm here late, but IT has gone home for the night and he has the list. But, I promise, we'll e-mail a confirmation to the 60 in the morning!
DOLLS , January 10, 2011 | url
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DOLLS - please could you email those 60 people confirming their status... I managed to submit the information but very shortly after the page said sold out so I don't know if I made it...
Amanda , January 10, 2011
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Did you enter your name on the e-mail form? If you made it during that window, you're getting a doll.
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Carry, I think that's crap....you should have sent an email out through the w club about how you we're going to give the 60 out since your server couldn't handle it, so everyone had a fair shot.... Or picked from the names that weren't picked in the lottery.

Jones publishing has bad customer service and bad business practices!!!
Doris , January 10, 2011
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When will we know if we were one of the 60 who got Poppy today?
Domi , January 10, 2011
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Hi everyone-

We sincerely apologize your Poppy Parker ordering experience was so frustrating. Basically, our server became so overwhelmed with activity at noon, that we couldn’t activate our store as planned. After increasing bandwidth and trying to activate for several hours, we decided the best thing we could do given the circumstances was to take orders via the e-mail form. The quantity then did sell out in just over five minutes. We’ve learned for the future that we need MORE bandwidth. Sorry for any inconvenience this caused.

Sincerely,

Carie Ferg
DOLLS Associate Publisher
DOLLS , January 10, 2011
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this is like hilariously sad..

and even if one was smart enough ( or suspicious enough) to find out how to enter names.. one doesnt get a mail to know if you get the doll or not? it was said we could order once the website was fixed and at the time i put my name it wasnt fixed.. still not for what i believe.. so??
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To Tracy:

Since you're the ONLY 'collector' that feels this way ...We're you even THERE today!?!?

UGH!
Vin , January 10, 2011
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Tracy, did you already receive an email to confirm you were one of the first 60?
Carima , January 10, 2011
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Beyond disappointed in how this 'sale' was eventually handled. :-(
Tula Oreilly , January 10, 2011
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I also need to express my disappointment. I scheduled my work day around this and at noon CST tried to order this doll using the link from the W Club. Many of us had already guessed what would happen - that the website would clog up with too much traffic and we'd be lucky to get an order in. I was never able to get to the doll's sale page - not at 12:00, not at 1:30 and not at 2:00. Finally I learned the dolls were sold out and that it probably happened via emailed orders.

Despite years of Integrity experiencing very similar outcomes on their own web site and with their selling partners, it has happened again. This could and should have been anticipated and planned for appropriately. Personally I find the chase for limited dolls exhausting and have little interest in it. This event was poorly managed leaving negative feelings towards Integrity Doll Reader Magazine. Luckily I've learned there will be another doll tomorrow.
Shane , January 10, 2011
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I agree that Dolls Magazine should try this again tomorrow - make sure that their system can handle taking 60 orders. It is totally unfair that they send out one link to the W Club members, a link that never did more than say "site under maintenance" or post an error message, but never once let you into the shop. Then I find out there is yet another link to a page that takes names, but by the time I find out, the doll is sold out!!! So how did these 60 people find out the correct way to get their orders in??????
Barb , January 10, 2011
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I am very angry to have followed the rules to use the jones publishing link only to find out some alternate method of ordering was provided. I organized my work day for client meetings specfically around being able to sit at my desk and do the order -- only to try again and again for 2 and 1/2 hours getting a message the website was under maintenance. I am very, very disappoionted wiht DOLLS Magazine and with Integrity for putting me through this as a loyal customer. So now I see she is SOLD OUT? Bah humbug!
Carol Smith , January 10, 2011
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One more thing...to "Poppy"... get back to work (over there at Jones Publishing) and try to come up with somthing that will rectify your screwed up attempt at doing as little work as possible today!
BTW...if you don't work for the publishers...how do you know so much about the Victoria Secret web-traffic?

How's that for being "GRATEFUL" ?
Vin , January 10, 2011
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I too tried for two hours and even spoke to someone on the phone and was never able to get on to the site.
Ann , January 10, 2011
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If the magazine has any intelligence - they would wipe the slate clean, completely discard the idea of the "Email ordering" - and send a mass emailing/have WClub make an announcement scheduling their own second lottery by the end of the month (around the 23 or the 24th - it's the fair thing to do given the results of this debacle.
Vin , January 10, 2011
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I too have been trying since exactly at 12:00 cst and could never even get into the site! I refresed and tried clicking the link hundreds of time over the last 2 1/2 hours! So sad! smilies/sad.gif How can a doll be sold out when no one could access the page????
Corrinne , January 10, 2011
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I would like to thank Dolls Magazine for this wonderful opportunity I was given not being able to buy anything, it was magical and I am grateful.
Sure , January 10, 2011
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Well to "Poppy Parker" below: you woudl be singing a whole other tune if you weren't one of the lucky ones who got their email in and didn't follow the rules that were previously established. Easy for you to be grateful since you cheated the system while the rest of us sat like fools waiting for the order link that was given to us! Shame on you.
Celia , January 10, 2011
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Right, "Poppy" we should be grateful we wasted over 3 hours waiting in line to buy something.
Sure , January 10, 2011
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This entire thing was really handled badly. Putting a note about emailing to get the doll on your web site after everyone was told to order through a link is truly poor customer service. If you felt you had to change the rules, then you should have taken off the under maintenance message & put the email notice there where EVERYONE could see it. I am extremely disappointed with this entire experience.
Marna , January 10, 2011
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I am beyond upset at the way this was handled. There are not many dolls I will wait to order but this was one of them. The link we had been given never worked and then a post on another page taking emails??? I am very upset!
Amy Nardone , January 10, 2011
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Waited here for ages to be able to pre order her!...Just don't understand how she sold out when the site had so many problems? So , so upset with this!!!
Lolly , January 10, 2011
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I am also upset about how this sale was handled. I was one of the many who stayed online checking the sale link provided to us for well over an hour. If there was some notice of email ordering, it should have been sent to everyone! If there was a change in the way the sale was handled, then we all should have been informed.
FDG , January 10, 2011
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I have been trying for two hours and I even called the lady and she said to be patient and to give it five minuets. The article says that you can place an order over the phone with her. But she was dismissive and abrupt and she insisted that I wait until the website is open.
What a big joke! Dolls Magazine seemed to enjoy themselves of making a fool of everyone and wasted their time sitting by their computer for two hours then to be told "Sorry, all sold out"
What sort of a game are you playing here?
RC
Rosalind Cortijos , January 10, 2011 | url
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This was so poorly handled, it's a disgrace. I wasted two hours on your stupid site waiting for your stupid link to come active, and then you sneakily put up a note to let people know that they can email their order! WTF? What about the rest of us who were using the link YOU provided for us. I will never read your magazine again.
Celia , January 10, 2011
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Poorly handled. Why offer something for sale if the website to order it can't be used? Now it's sold out? Ridiculous. I'm extremely disappointed in the whole thing. I won't be back here for any more offers.
Steven , January 10, 2011
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sorry, but the link to WClub members never got online and the doll is sold out? how can that be possible? I heard you took some emails here in this page. it NOT FAIR AT ALL as it was not addressed to all members and once this site is open to the public, anyone could have purchased the doll. please revise it and open the opportunity to ALL MEMBERS to purchase the 60 dolls left to make this thing right.
daniella , January 10, 2011
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Is this doll sold out or what?
What happened to waiting until 2pm cst to try again?

Verrrry disappointed in how this was handled.
Vin , January 10, 2011
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I tried at 1 minute before they said the website would be up and had 3 screens going and kept refreshing and all I got was site under maintenance. After about 10 minutes I left a voice message but no one has called me back. This is worse than the FAO fiasco a few years back. I'm at work and can't afford almost 2 hours of trying to get a doll when I have work to do.
Nancy Wardzinski , January 10, 2011
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How can she be sold out?? The link didn't work at noon cst nor is it even 2 cst like you said it would work again. Horrible customer service!!!
Debbie , January 10, 2011
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it says sold out, well I'd love to hear from someone that was actually able to order! I haven't seen the inside of the store at all, and I know a lot of people that haven't either...
Carima , January 10, 2011
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I have been trying for 1-1/2 hours, from a link I received in the e-mail from Dolls Mag. I then received a different link, which states the doll is now sold out. What is going on here - all I ever saw was that the "site is under maintenance".
Barb Priske
Barb , January 10, 2011
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I am waiting to order this doll as well.
Melody , January 10, 2011
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She is sold out now? Never saw the site up and running!!
Have the 60 first emailers have been notified yet??
Carima , January 10, 2011
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I've also been at working trying to order since 1PM EST time
which is noon CST.

Either I get under matentance or overloaded.

Debra Van Dyke , January 10, 2011
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Still trying to order this doll. When will the site be up and running?

Thanks,
Karen
Karen Cardillo , January 10, 2011

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