Skip to comments.Woman Who Left Creepy Porcelain Dolls on Porches Is 'Embarrassed': Police
Posted on 07/25/2014 9:44:30 PM PDT by expat1000
Maybe she should have left a note.
The woman who left porcelain dolls on the porches of several young girls' homes in a California neighborhood was only trying to give away toys her own family had outgrown, the Orange County Sheriffs Department said today.
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With salvation army you get a tax deduction...
Wow - where did you find that?
Her leaving dolls on doorsteps might be creepy, but the dolls aren’t necessarily creepy despite the headlines.
They would have gone nuclear had they been Duck Dynasty Chias!
I didn’t think they were so creepy either. Lame stream media just trying to make a big story out of nothing.
... you're doing it wrong.
I think there might have been a bit of lapse in judgement. Maybe she needs to get out more. BTTT. I thought this might have been the alternative explanation.
A lady from a bygone era who didn’t know any better.
It freaked out the recipients and the community, but pretty danged funny in a weird way. Where’s Emily Litella?!
LOL. I am just so happy they were not Chucky dolls left behind.
They weren’t creepy in and of themselves; only in relation to what they suggested ... namely some child-stalking pervert.
I always find dolls slightly creepy.
For an even better effect, she should do this at Halloween.
(Don't you have a lingering unease that those cinder blocks... aren't enough?) :)
If I received one of those Commie Obama dolls at my doorstep I would have kicked that dolls ass
I used to know a woman who collected dolls as a hobby.
The families who received these dolls should be celebrating, not hiding in the basement.
These are not your cheap, every day, average kiddy dolls.
Especially the porcelain ones.
Look at the pictures. They are in excellent shape and are top quality.
I think this doll is a whole lot more creepy.
And yeah, as far as I know, that was a real toy commercial.
Baby Laughalot. Yeah, that is creepy.
It replaces the Shake & Bake commercial from the ‘60s in my pantheon of outstanding creepy commercials.
Mother is tonging-over piece-after-piece of delicious, tender, juicy Southern-fried chicken, presumably cooked using Shake-and-Bake crumbs and the plastic bag.
Dad is really tucking in, and Mother beams as their 8 year daughter fills the TV screen with her joyful face, happily stating to the folks at home, “And I hayulped!”
At least she didn’t leave a Talky Tina doll behind. Another great episode of The Twilight Zone.
Under cinder blocks?
Cinder blocks are featherweight to them. Go down to your basement at night with the lights off... the faint giggling will make your hair stand up. Melt them in the fire pit.. You’ll be glad you did.
People freaking out over dolls left on the doorstep - more wussification of American parents.
I recall Boo Radley in To Kill a Mockingbird did something similar and he was one of the heroes of the book.
Sad when society looks down on a good deed by a person.
Nothing creepy about it and I am sad for the woman who thought she was doing something good by giving dolls to young girls who could enjoy them.
So shines a good deed in a weary world.
My doll peed on me. That’s creepy.
Media distraction #42. Anything to avoid reporting on the government spying on people, eavesdropping on conversations, IRS extortion attempts...
You're probably right...well meaning but misguided in today's world.
This only seemed creepy because of the Chucky and Bride of Chucky movies.
The only “creepy” thing about this story is the news media. If these were Chucky dolls with blood on them, then you report a creepy story. But finding a doll like this would cause a normal person to assume it as a lovely gift to a child. The emphasis here is in “normal”...something the news media is not these days.
One of the stories (at least) said the dolls resembled the girls in the home. Now if that was the case, yes, that’s creepy. If it’s a completely different hair color and hairdo than that’s different.
Why is that creepy? I’m sure this woman sees the girls all the time and thought.....a red headed doll for the redhead, brown for the brunette, etc.
When my daughter was small I bought her a cabbage patch that had her color hair and her name. She still has it. Lol
Me too sister, me too! Because at my age, that's probably the only ass I could still kick.
Depending on the doll, many are worth hundreds of dollars. Vintage dolls are expensive...
The woman inadvertently made a funny and cherished memory, so I hope the families save and print out the “creepy” news stories and keep these quirky adoption papers along with the dolls. It sure would add sentimental value to the dolls, and all can have a good-hearted laugh about it for years and generations to come.
At least the lady would know that her naivety and embarrassment actually led to a better outcome than if no attention were drawn to her charity.
Now if she's one of those oddball reclusive church ladies whom every one in town is convinced she is casting spells on them, well okay that's another story, lol.
Meant to ping you to my last post!
And it was amusing, too.
In this day and age the default mode is to be wary and cynical, and for good reason, but if the true circumstances were of innocence and kindness, who wouldn’t love to receive such a gift?
It shows that the real America we know and love is still lurking in the shadows of this present bizarro world. I’d consider the doll a blessing for that reassurance alone.
That’s a good observation. I think there are still more people who want to be kind than people who are turkeys.
The more I think about this story the more I love it.
May the woman’s kindness return to her a hundredfold.
File this one under, “The Lord works in mysterious ways.”
Maybe others will be inspired to make similar generous gestures, but will include a note, “This is a gift from a neighbor. Please accept it in the spirit it was given, and pass on gifts to others.”
For stealing tomorrow. .. Thanks.
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