Advice needed on a kind of a moral dilemmaArchived Message
Posted by TommyinFl on 5/10/2012, 1:33 pm 188.8.131.52
Ok here is my deal, when I moved back to Fl. someone I had met on another board very generously sent me a housewarming gift of a FR doll because I only had a few. When he asked me for my mailing addy he asked if I might like to have some headless FR bodies since he didn't want to deal with trying to sell them himself so I said of course, thinking I could make me some Frankendollies.When I got the package he had actually included 3 dolls, one dressed , 2 nude and like 11 bodies! I love the dolls and intend to never part with them, but after trying Barbie heads on the bodies, I do not like the overall look and most of my Barbie clothing is too small.I only have 6 Fr, 3 that I already owned and the 3 he sent me and now that the prices have skyrocketed, I do not plan to collect any future dolls in that line, whereas Barbie is a regular purchase in my home.Here is the dilemma,would it be wrong of me to trade the bodies for articulated Mattel bodies that would be a better match(and fit) to what I collect in earnest? I feel kind of awkward trading something that was a gift.If you gave someone something such as the bodies, would you be offended if they traded it for something that better fits their collection?
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