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Mattel sues Super Duper (spam)

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  1. MMike

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    We have a bunch of Super Duper stuff for Emily. They are a small company that make stuff specifically for kids with Autism. And so Mattel go a bug up their ass about the use of the word "Say" in their products, (because of See and Say from 1963).

    Anyhoo, to me (and many others) it's a rather frivolous lawsuit, hurting a company that is doing a lot of good for people that need it.

    Spread the word.
     
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    so glad I don't work for Mattel anymore
     
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    What happens when Sesame Street starting suing for the use of the alphabet? :think:
     
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    I always knew that big bird bast@rd was up to something...
     
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    nice try at being funny, but, F.


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    have you read this? :)
     
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    So has everyone sent their hate mail to Mattel?
     
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    did they try and buy them but were denied?
     
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    In the interest of even steveness....an email that Uncle Chris got. I didn't receive it.

    But maybe Super Duper misrepresented somewhat....I'm guessing the truth lies somewhere in the middle.

     
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    So can Dirt translate this legalese? Because what I see is:

    But it's been a LOOOOOOOONG time and I'm wonder whether my translating skills are a bit rusty....
     
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    Hate mail, in polite fvcking tones, sent.

    After reading this I spent a half hour or so talking with a friend who owns a local toy store. Her outrage equaled mine at the very least. The result is that she's in the process of getting Mattel products out of her store. Even contemplating giving most of the Mattel stock to needy kids.

    A small gesture in the scheme of things, and in reality it won't hurt my friend's business much as most of her stock is from small boutique type companies. She carries the various Mattel products for add on sales, and for those buyers looking for more conventional toys. However, it's a fairly brisk business and she's making damn sure the reason she's pulling the toys is known :shakefist: