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Old 11-25-2015, 04:52 AM
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Are the new bears really that bad?

I never had a chance to go to build a bear workshop..(It's pretty sad, thinking about it. dx.) But I'm thinking of buying a bear.. Is it too late? Would it be a big mistake?

And I'm wondering if someone can tell me in detail the difference between the old bears and the new ones.(Can't see the pics. dx.) Are the new ones still soft/have soft fur? Or are they made of scratchy material that's rough to touch? Do they easily rip and tear? Is the quality so low that it's equivalent to buying a cheap, unbranded bear from another store? It would be really great if someone would go in detail about the difference. . I want to make sure that I'm making a good decision about buying a bear or not from them.
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Old 11-26-2015, 03:53 PM
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View Post Originally Posted by MeghanMusicLuvr28
I don't know about quality of the bears themselves, but the designs are much different compared to a few years ago.

Here's an example of similar animals so you can compare the changes:
The "old" monkey from a few years ago:
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The "new" monkey available now:
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Woah...the new one actually hardly looks like a BAB. :/
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Old 11-30-2015, 12:37 PM
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View Post Originally Posted by RachelGirl192
I also prefer the older bears, and yes, of course ALL that Sharon is after is the profit! I read her presentation when she said she wants more Disney, Star wars.. (and now even Tommy HIlfiger) bears to make more profit. This is not what the faithful customers want.
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Tommy Hilfiger? Ugh.

I have always liked normal, cute, original bears much more than branded bears. Sigh.
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Tommy Hilifiger bears? *looks him up*

"Thomas "Tommy" Hilifiger (born March 24, 1951) is an American fashion designer best known for founding the lifestyle brand Tommy Hilifiger Corporation in 1985." -Wikipeda

...never heard of him before now.
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i wouldn't think the average kid would even know who Tommy Hilifiger is, let alone want a teddy bear based on him.

I only know who he is because Stardoll had a collection of clothing based on his designs a while ago and I bought some of the items, haha.
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This longtime customer actually had to Google the guy. Yeah, Build-a-Bear, great idea to make a Tommy Hilifiger bear.
This issue is beginning to happen. Not Tommy Hilifiger, but LeBron James.

"Hoop it up with an NBA player bear! This LeBron James Bear has strong muscles, is extra tall, and has a cool basketball pattern on its paws and ears. One paw has a Cleveland Cavaliers logo on it and the other says "LeBron James" below his number, 23. Plus, it even comes with a sweatband! Add a cool uniform or personalize it with outfits and accessories to make the perfect gift for any fan of LeBron James."

If it weren't for that, I never would've known who the guy is.
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Old 11-30-2015, 06:20 PM
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View Post Originally Posted by CambriaSpeedRacer
This issue is beginning to happen. Not Tommy Hilifiger, but LeBron James.

"Hoop it up with an NBA player bear! This LeBron James Bear has strong muscles, is extra tall, and has a cool basketball pattern on its paws and ears. One paw has a Cleveland Cavaliers logo on it and the other says "LeBron James" below his number, 23. Plus, it even comes with a sweatband! Add a cool uniform or personalize it with outfits and accessories to make the perfect gift for any fan of LeBron James."

If it weren't for that, I never would've known who the guy is.
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never heard of him before.
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So this is the real reason why BABV shut down, because it wasn't profitable enough for sharon and so was cut from the budget. The revolution needs help to grow.

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Old 12-03-2015, 12:08 AM
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View Post Originally Posted by AlexVanilla70
So this is the real reason why BABV shut down, because it wasn't profitable enough for sharon and so was cut from the budget. The revolution needs help to grow.

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Old 12-05-2015, 04:22 PM
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Welcome the Kevin Durant Bear to the family of bears that no one even knows who they're based off of!

Oh! And the Tommy Hilifiger bear is out!
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Old 12-09-2015, 01:15 AM
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LeBron James? I'm not a basketball kind of gal, but my dad is, and that's the only reason I know him..But...really, BAB?
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