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Old 01-22-2013, 09:16 AM   #1
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Sofia the First Doll Woes

This is kind of budget related considering that the Sofia the First Doll is going on Ebay for sometimes $100 and in the store (if you kind find one) it is less than $20!
My baby (18months) loves Sofia and she really likes dolls, so everyday I check the Disney Store website and this doll is never on there! What does it take to find one at a reasonable price!? This is crazy!
Disney should be making a ton of these so that people will stay interested and happy!
Ok, vent over!
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:25 AM   #2
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Can you post a link of what your looking for...would be happy to look in our area...or in Disney when we are there later this week.

I hate it when things get marked up...and people buy tons of them...to make money and deny the kids who would enjoy having them the ability.
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:53 AM   #3
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I would so appreciate any help I can get, thank you!
Here is the link for amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Disney-Sofia-P...the+first+doll

$110 on Amazon!! So ridiculous!!
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Old 01-22-2013, 10:59 AM   #4
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Do you have a Disney Store by you? I wonder if you just called every single day for a while, if they would take pity on you and call you when they got one in?

ETA: Our only Disney store is 45 minutes away but if I'm ever out that way I'll check for you!
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:12 AM   #5
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Do you have a Disney Store by you? I wonder if you just called every single day for a while, if they would take pity on you and call you when they got one in?

ETA: Our only Disney store is 45 minutes away but if I'm ever out that way I'll check for you!
Even at the Disney Store there are people who show on the day the get new stock and swoop them up. At my local store I was told there is a group of women who are there at opening each Friday (their new stock day).

My local store did have the figurine set the last time I was there.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:31 AM   #6
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Even at the Disney Store there are people who show on the day the get new stock and swoop them up. At my local store I was told there is a group of women who are there at opening each Friday (their new stock day).

My local store did have the figurine set the last time I was there.
Then I'd be there every Friday as well with those women!
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I will post if I hear my store is getting them.

We got in the dresses and amulet TODAY. The word from home base is that we will be stocked by early to mid-February. So be patient. This is NOT a situation where the item is discontinued!

It is frustrating how hard the Ebayers work at this. They call and call, because it is not only like their job, it IS their job.

You could try to talk to the store manager about the problem, and ask if she could try and limit guests to 2 pieces (or something) of each item. That is not company policy, though. The Ebayers tell stories about why they need multiples of these items, BD parties, 5 granddaughters, etc. they never usually admit they sell on Ebay. So, it's complicated. And we have NOT had this item at all in at least 6 weeks.
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I would so appreciate any help I can get, thank you!
Here is the link for amazon:

http://www.amazon.com/Disney-Sofia-P...the+first+doll

$110 on Amazon!! So ridiculous!!
Not sure if you found this for a good price yet, as I haven't read through the whole thread yet, but it's $29.99 plus $5 shipping right now at the link you posted!
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Old 02-10-2013, 10:09 AM   #9
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I hit my local Disney store yesterday. They had no dolls on the shelf and just a couple friends. No amulet or dress. I was walking around and found a doll laying by Merida and grabbed it. I then found another one misplaced. A clerk saw me grab it and asked if I needed more. She then brought out a dozen from the back and tons of the friends. I bought a doll and clover for DD2 upcoming birthday. I bought an extra doll for DD6 upcoming birthday and bought one additional doll for upcoming birthday gifts. No amulets or dresses and no PJ's in a 5/6 either. She said to keep checking as stuff was randomly coming in. Unfortunately the malls are not nearby.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:08 AM   #10
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She's very popular right now since her show premiered. I purchased the doll as soon as I saw it on DS.com. The costume and necklace are already sold out as well. You have to act on something as soon as you see it.
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I will keep my eyes open for her....that is crazy that people are selling for that much but I guess they can....and do.
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Old 01-22-2013, 11:19 AM   #12
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I have been lucky enough to get the dress, tiara, amulet, and play set. Just missing the doll! I have called the store closest to us, but they don't have any and I've emailed the personal shopper people at DS.com, who are no help! It's so frustruating!
Maybe I will call the local one and see if they'll tell me when their stock day is.
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Old 01-22-2013, 07:47 PM   #13
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Ibwould like a princess amber
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Old 01-23-2013, 06:09 PM   #14
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I don't mind keeping an eye out for her either ... and I was just at MK last night and didn't see any of her, but I'll look when/if we go back Sunday.
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:47 PM   #15
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They should put out only a few at a time so this one lady can't buy them all at once.
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