That one turn-off

Aug 2, 2012

    1. I've realized there's a few things I don't like now and its made it really hard to find companies that make dolls that I like.

      *I don't like dolls that aren't tan because I'm tan myself and I like to have a doll that looks similar to me that I can relate to.

      *I don't like realistic faces, I prefer huge eyes.

      *I don't like dolls that have a mouth that's sculpted to always smile because I like to make my dolls have a neutral or frowning mouth. (I like to give my dolls a worried expression because I think it looks really cute.)

      *I don't like open mouths or teeth unless they're fangs.

      *I don't like really skinny dolls, I prefer dolls that have thicker thighs, torso, chest, etc. (Exception to this is if the doll is meant to be really young.)

      *I don't seem to like male dolls. I think because of my first point.
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    2. There are three things in particular I can't stand:

      1.) Dolls that have disproportionately wide hips, especially when the rest of the body is disproportionately narrow. For one thing, buying/making clothes to suit such a shape is next to impossible.

      2.) Dolls with a young child's face on a mature adult body. I feel like there are pedophilic undertones to such a design, and am disturbed by that.

      3.) I'm glad I'm not the only one who is sick of seeing the oversized, unnaturally shaped flotation devices a lot of dolls have that are apparently supposed to be breasts. I mean, I understand that a lot of dolls are made with the anime look in mind, and I also understand that anime isn't realism, but come onnnn.
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    3. I really dislike dolls with a winking or really exaggerated facial expression... I guess it's kind of like uncanny valley but most of the dolls I've seen with those kinds of expressions *cough cough* fairyland *cough cough* are really ugly to me T_T
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    4. I don't really like the enormous breasts either. I'll see a pretty female sculpt, and then be turned off entirely when I look at her body and the gigantic, balloon shaped breasts.

      I also don't like how a lot of the male bodies have super exaggerated muscles on their torso. Studying the human body, you realize that the only way a dude can ever get that sort of super ripped muscles on their torso is if they're flexing said torso 24/7.

      And gigantic yaoi hands. Dear god, those hands are a sin. I do not like those enormous baseball mits. Please. It's the main reason why I'm shopping around for a body just for my IOS Anarmonia. IOS tends to have those baseball mits. :'[

      Random veins on the body as well. It's just...a huge turn off for me when I'm looking at bodies and it has weird veins on it. Why? The body would look good without them.
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    5. Thin ankles and necks!! They just make the doll look like they are costantly teetering on the edge of faceplanting! Makes me very nervous so I’d have to say “no thanks”!
    6. Big breasts on anthros. Except of Dollchateau Madelyn.
      Too muscly guys. It's ridiculous, sometimes. Why they don't make more smooth guys?
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    7. I find that I don’t like mature dolls that have disproportionately huge heads, unless they’re stylized. I’ve also found that super skinny dolls, like the ones that look like a twig without a figure is another big turn off.

      Yeah and I’m the same with the boobs. I don’t like it when the boobs make the doll topple over.
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    8. One thing I noticed that will *allways* turn me off buying a doll (new or on the MP) is if it has one body and two heads. I really don't like having to chose, and it's sometimes very hard to find a second body, expecially if the doll is a fantasy colour.
      I just don't like floating heads.

      And I agree with the general sentiment about big balloon boobs. I also dislike huge hands. :-)
    9. Dolls that have open mouths or teeth showing. I have one that has a slightly open mouth, lord knows I love her, but goodness she’s my only exception and I’ll never buy another. I didn’t notice from the pictures her mouth was like that until I had already ordered her. *sigh* (but I still love her)
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    10. THIS.
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    11. I guess this is more of a whole type of doll, but I really dislike these kinds of very thing and all dolls that look super boney. Weirdly I see them mostly made by russian doll artist, on instagram specifically. And another thing ... really big and almost baby like faces/ squished cheeks/ luck lip like look. It's very specific but those kind of faces make me very uncomfortable for some reason.
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    12. For me, I really don't like little cutesy "baby" sculpts. It makes me feel somewhat evil tbh, not liking "cute".

      I also don't like open-mouth "submissive" dolls, for lack of a better term..? In other words, the lady sculpts that look like they were pulled straight out of hentai or look vulnerable.
    13. Dolls with faces that shows an expression that is too... for the lack of a better word, unusual. By which I mean, like IOS Infernale (that open mouth and tongue!) Or Ringdoll Mona (crying girl).
      Although they are really interesting to look at, I think they are just not versatile enough for me, I guess, as they are not suitable for all kinds of photoshoot scenarios.
      Also, I agree with many of you guys here - huge, unnatural looking boobs are always a turn-off, although I don't own any female dolls.
    14. My only turn off is when a nose is too unrealistically small

      I know many people have small tiny noses, but there is still nostrils and it looks harmonious to their face and like they can breathe from it

      Some dolls have a nose that looks like they used facetune to make it very tiny, even though everything else is in proportion

      I accept it on Dollfie Dreams, but on realistic dolls I always think it looks like Lord Voldemort
    15. Extremely skinny or weirdly proportioned dolls. Also childlike/ "baby" dolls. (Think pukifees etc.)
    16. Iplehouse's dolls are too realistic for me, they really spook me out. I need my dolls to have large enough eyes and exaggerated features that they are clearly dolls.

      Also, 1/3 or 1/2 dolls with childlike proportions are too much like actual children.
    17. hmmm for me, not that I dislike them, but I found that I like Anime sculpts less than a realistic one.
    18. Interesting tread. :lol: I don't like dolls too serious or depressed. It just make me nervous. Long second toe on the feet is a deal breaker, just like lazy sculptured hands, and feet. Single jointed elbows and knees are a big no for me. Ugly joints. When there is no thigh joints. Mobility is very important for me. I hate when I find a nice body, and the neck is veeery thick. Too ugly bust (like barbie has), or they are too small. I like big breasts, or nice middle, but I hardly find a girl body, I don't want to modify in some way... Oh I forget the legs, looks like an elephant's with wide ankle....:sigh Bubble head. Large feet for a normal SD girl. I think I am too picky...
    19. for me, it would be too muscular abs or weird hands. just generally I catch myself not liking most doll companies bodies and hands.:sweat
    20. I don't like the porn star look either and, even though I like vampire dolls with small fangs, I'd like them better if the fangs were bigger and more notticiable. Also, this isn't a total dealbreaker but, I hesitate to buy a doll that doesn't have a standard-sized body because I know I won't have as many bjd clothing options. There are couple of non-standard-sized dolls I keep revisiting (mostly big babies) because I like the look of the bodies, but there's always a lot of standard-sized dolls that are pretty/cute too.
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