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Artist: 'Average Barbie' body shape shorter, wider to show what a real woman looks like
myFoxDC ^ | 3-6-14 | fox5 reports

Posted on 03/07/2014 8:21:18 PM PST by smokingfrog

Move over Barbie, there's a new doll in town that is making headlines.

This is Lammily – and she's being called "Average Barbie."

Her body shape is based on averages of data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control.

You can see in the above image that she's shorter and a little wider than the traditional Barbie.

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Texas
KEYWORDS: abortionbarbie; barbie; doll; lammily; texas; wendydavis
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How in the world did they come up with that name?
1 posted on 03/07/2014 8:21:18 PM PST by smokingfrog
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To: smokingfrog

Lame Emily


2 posted on 03/07/2014 8:25:42 PM PST by AlmaKing
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To: smokingfrog

The creator of the doll is Nikolay Lamm per the article.


3 posted on 03/07/2014 8:25:56 PM PST by BeadCounter
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To: smokingfrog

Can’t wait for Lesbian Barbie to hit the market....


4 posted on 03/07/2014 8:27:00 PM PST by freebilly
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To: smokingfrog

Shouldn’t it be Trayvette or Lakisha?


5 posted on 03/07/2014 8:27:05 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Sarah Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: smokingfrog

Hmmmm....both of their heads look too big to me.


6 posted on 03/07/2014 8:27:15 PM PST by JoeDetweiler
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To: smokingfrog

7 posted on 03/07/2014 8:27:21 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: smokingfrog

Her body shape is based on averages of data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control
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The fact that WE are paying for such stupid data bothers me more than the name.

Of course, ‘they’ will say ‘we are paying them anyway, at least they are doing something’.

Doesn’t the ‘Center for Disease Control’ have a virus or something to track down and make better use of their time and OUR money?

Wonder if Congress voted on funding this particular study?


8 posted on 03/07/2014 8:27:45 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --In CNNs (feeble) mind, EVERYONE that doesnt ask for more Kool-Aid is bullying BO)
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To: smokingfrog

Buy bi Barbie...


9 posted on 03/07/2014 8:28:00 PM PST by freebilly
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To: xrmusn

and First Lady Barbie has the traditional height and 4 x hip size...cuz it’s healthy


10 posted on 03/07/2014 8:30:19 PM PST by kaboom
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To: smokingfrog

Hate to use an enemy website but the story nonetheless is there where this Ukrainian young lady has tried to be the image of Barbie the doll, I looked at the pictures and anything more about being on a “Breatharian” diet or lifestyle is beyond me. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/02/28/breatharian-barbie-valeria-lukyanova_n_4873706.html#slide=896364


11 posted on 03/07/2014 8:31:19 PM PST by BeadCounter
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To: smokingfrog

12 posted on 03/07/2014 8:31:30 PM PST by Bobalu (Happiness is a fast ISR)
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To: smokingfrog

Retro-Barbie: Now with reduced silicone.


13 posted on 03/07/2014 8:34:17 PM PST by clearcarbon
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To: smokingfrog

Apparently the Barbie Doll though is way too skinny from what I hear. A more realistic approach with this other doll for girls doesn’t sound like a bad idea to me. This Nikolay fellow may make some bucks on it, not sure if Lammily is the best name, maybe.


14 posted on 03/07/2014 8:36:50 PM PST by BeadCounter
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To: clearcarbon

Junk-in-the-trunk Barbie...


15 posted on 03/07/2014 8:37:43 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: smokingfrog

Where’s Ken with his potbelly and receding hairline? :)


16 posted on 03/07/2014 8:42:50 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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From the new DNC line of barbies.  photo barbie_trans_zps947017e9.jpg
17 posted on 03/07/2014 8:43:03 PM PST by barmag25 (Was it over when the Germans bombed Pearl Harbor? NO!!!)
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To: xrmusn

Is the government not supposed to keep statistics on biometric trends in its population? Just ignore the fact that so many people are getting fat or have diabetes or heart disease? Just do away with government-funded medical research altogether?

Your concern strikes me as a little over the top and a lot foolish.


18 posted on 03/07/2014 8:44:08 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: Bobalu

The side-view ‘average’ Barbie looks grotesquely fat.


19 posted on 03/07/2014 8:44:53 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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Obese is the new normal.


20 posted on 03/07/2014 8:46:10 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: goldstategop

21 posted on 03/07/2014 8:48:08 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: freebilly

I’ll tell you something else that’s going to happen, if it has not already occurred. You know that “Kiss Cam” that spots people at ball games, and features them in a quick kiss? It’s just a matter of time before some gay couple is featured. They’ll probably start by using two women. This may be a set up, by the kissers, just to get a negative reaction from the crowd,so they can then feign shock and disillusionment. Wait for it. It’s just a matter of time.


22 posted on 03/07/2014 8:49:29 PM PST by lee martell
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To: barmag25

Is that the Samantha Power figurine? She’s much more handsome in real life.


23 posted on 03/07/2014 8:52:51 PM PST by lee martell
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To: barmag25

Next, 57 flavors of Facebook Barbie


24 posted on 03/07/2014 8:55:46 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: smokingfrog

I married a Barbie, long thick blonde hair, and a 36-22-35 figure at 5’7”, I think about 120 pounds.

You can guess who was always chosen as the audience member asked to come up on stage, or for the singer to sing to.

It always annoys me when they mock good looking women, and express hate for a doll representing attractive white women.


25 posted on 03/07/2014 8:56:41 PM PST by ansel12
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To: smokingfrog

26 posted on 03/07/2014 8:58:05 PM PST by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: steve86

So, it is the Governments job to design dolls?

Of course, if you are a ‘cradle to the graver’, I do understand your position.

And the fact that YOU brought up over the top and foolish, just what does your statement have to do with a doll.


27 posted on 03/07/2014 8:59:52 PM PST by xrmusn (6/98 --In CNNs (feeble) mind, EVERYONE that doesnt ask for more Kool-Aid is bullying BO)
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To: smokingfrog
And don't forget...


28 posted on 03/07/2014 9:00:56 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: Slyfox

Over the hill Barbie?


29 posted on 03/07/2014 9:00:58 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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Real life Barbie and Ken:

Made with 100% Plastic surgery.

30 posted on 03/07/2014 9:01:40 PM PST by Slyfox (When Jesus sees a momma holding her little baby, it reminds him of his own momma.)
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To: smokingfrog

Looks pretty good to me, and I don’t have a problem with dolls that have “realistic” proportions either. My 3-yo daughter just got her first Barbies for Christmas, and while she likes them, I wouldn’t mind her having dolls that resemble actual humans instead or in addition.

My only gripe about this is that if you get one of these, you’re going to be stuck buying extra clothing and accessories from this one guy. At least Barbie has several “third-party” accessory suppliers, and there are actually sewing patterns out there to make doll clothing that fits her.


31 posted on 03/07/2014 9:05:49 PM PST by Little Pig (Vi Veri Veniversum Vivus Vici.)
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To: Slyfox

Freaky


32 posted on 03/07/2014 9:09:39 PM PST by Jet Jaguar
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To: smokingfrog
Out next:

Beer Belly Barbie!

Now with extra tattoos!

33 posted on 03/07/2014 9:10:26 PM PST by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing.)
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That’s funny. It’s like they decided to make a barbie that is normal, but make it as off-putting to girls as possible. Who wants to be “average”? Who wants a daughter named “lame”?


34 posted on 03/07/2014 9:11:01 PM PST by CharlesWayneCT
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To: smokingfrog

Barbie was first introduced in the 1950s.

I think the left has been going after the Barbie child’s toy for about 40 or 45 years.

The left never gives up.


35 posted on 03/07/2014 9:12:19 PM PST by ansel12
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That’s funny. It’s like they decided to make a barbie that is normal, but make it as off-putting to girls as possible. Who wants to be “average”?

That sure is true, they are making a doll that is like taking medicine, not the thing of dreams and childish girly fantasies, and fun.

I guess that is what the left does though.

36 posted on 03/07/2014 9:15:41 PM PST by ansel12
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To: smokingfrog

That company should do a Hitlery Barbie - big hips, small breasts, big bootie, tree trunks for legs and a pant suit to cover it as best they can.


37 posted on 03/07/2014 9:20:28 PM PST by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: smokingfrog

Thank god. Because we never see real women in real life. What a public service this is.

/sarcasm


38 posted on 03/07/2014 9:21:06 PM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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“’Average Barbie’ body shape shorter, wider to show what a real woman looks like”

If that describes average burka sales should blossom!

39 posted on 03/07/2014 9:21:49 PM PST by dalereed
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To: smokingfrog

If you average Leslie, Ann, Tanisha, Emma, Jane . . . . Add ‘em up and divide by the number of names. Amazingly, that’s what you get.


40 posted on 03/07/2014 9:27:24 PM PST by ModelBreaker
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How about an average-looking male action figure.

He Man and the masters of the beer gut.

Thor, god of thunder thighs.

Because there is nothing at all unreasonable about comic book and doll versions of male anatomy.

Hell, I demand that Chris Hemsworth stop working out and gain 50 pounds because he makes me feel bad.


41 posted on 03/07/2014 9:29:49 PM PST by MediaMole
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Barbie was first introduced in the 1950s.

True. I have read that the original Barbie Doll was modeled after some kind of 'doll' that the Germans made for their troops, based on the idea of a perfect German woman. While I don't know if that's completely true, it is true that it was certainly based on some one's idea of a perfect female.

Maybe the reason she is so skinny was so the manufacturer could save on plastic.

42 posted on 03/07/2014 9:38:02 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (I just messed up my tagline. Sorry for the inconvenience.)
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To: smokingfrog

I’m waiting for them to come out with “glandular Barbie”


43 posted on 03/07/2014 9:48:58 PM PST by haroldeveryman
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I don’t see her as so skinny, Wikipedia says that she was estimated as 36-18-33, well she is a doll so this stuff is meaningless, besides, even those numbers are not so far from the reality of my ex.

Do people do this with male “action figures”? I never owned a GI Joe and all that, but are they all supposed to be proportional to a preferred human, (are humans all proportional to some ideal?), aren’t cartoon figures drawn with 3 fingers because the proportions don’t work with cartoons or representations of human figures crunched down to 11”, like Barbie is?

Was your German doll this one? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bild_Lilli_doll


44 posted on 03/07/2014 9:49:28 PM PST by ansel12
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‘Normal Barbie’ is hot!

Way better than ole skinny.


45 posted on 03/07/2014 9:53:51 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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already been done...

46 posted on 03/07/2014 9:58:03 PM PST by Chode (Stand UP and Be Counted, or line up and be numbered - *DTOM* -vvv- NO Pity for the LAZY - 86-44)
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To: xrmusn
So, it is the Governments job to design dolls?

Where did I say anything about the government being involved with dolls? Where did the article say anything about the government being involved with dolls?

47 posted on 03/07/2014 10:16:22 PM PST by steve86 (Some things aren't really true but you wouldn't be half surprised if they were.)
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To: smokingfrog

Looks like some hung over chick doing the morning “Walk of shame”.


48 posted on 03/07/2014 10:40:31 PM PST by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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Does divorce Barbie still come with all Ken’s stuff?


49 posted on 03/07/2014 10:41:58 PM PST by A CA Guy ( God Bless America, God Bless and keep safe our fighting men and women.)
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To: Windflier

‘Normal Barbie’ is hot!

Way better than ole skinny.


I agree! My two year old has a solid adorable realistic body. I don’t think she would or should ever be skinny skinny. Who would I give her these babies to play with when they are so unrealistic? Real girls are beautiful just the way they are.


50 posted on 03/07/2014 11:06:07 PM PST by Yaelle
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