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The Doll District => Ruby 13 => Topic started by: odc061210 on April 26, 2018, 09:12:29 AM

Title: Mike Tango's imported doll
Post by: odc061210 on April 26, 2018, 09:12:29 AM
'Over there' Mike is complaining about a damaged doll. I note that on his arrival photo the packaging has been sealed (almost certainly resealed) with tape reading INSPECTED BY CANADA CUSTOMS. While reports of abuse of dolls by customs inspectors are relatively rare, I too had an event several years ago where Occam's Razor says the customs inspectors abused one of my dolls. Circumstances:
- while it is in the interest of the doll manufacturer to pack the doll carefully, customs has no incentive other than professionalism to treat a doll that they are handling respectfully
- in my experience a significant proportion of government employees are ... to put it gently .... little more than irresponsible, careless, often drugged-up, petty criminals - ditto for their supervisors and any internal quality assurance processes even if those processes exist
- we doll fuckers are sufficiently despised my many people that some customs inspector and his coworkers may easily think it is fucking funny to abuse a sex doll
- there is no practical legal recourse to file a complaint with customs saying 'please investigate whether an inspector abused my sex doll' - such a complaint would most likely be laughed off and/or ignored
My thought is the best option would be, if the shipment was insured against damage, that Ruby file an insurance claim.
Title: Re: Mike Tango's imported doll
Post by: odc061210 on April 26, 2018, 01:39:37 PM
Another thought.... The tape also says FedEx. Who sources the tape? FedEx or customs? FedEx employees may be no better or no worse than customs. It's possible that some FedEx guys damaged the doll and taped the package up again with the tape that their company gives to Canada customs. Every person who handled that package is a suspect.
Title: Re: Mike Tango's imported doll
Post by: noquiexis on April 26, 2018, 08:21:04 PM
     Whether this was a sex doll or not, it is a product that crossed a national border. If customs deliberately or irresponsibly damaged this product, then someone should be held accountable. It is extremely unlikely that FedEx opened this package. More likely the customs agent did not bother to re-seal the box, and FedEx did the re-sealing before the box was transported further.

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Title: Re: Mike Tango's imported doll
Post by: odc061210 on April 26, 2018, 09:12:16 PM
     Whether this was a sex doll or not, it is a product that crossed a national border. If customs deliberately or irresponsibly damaged this product, then someone should be held accountable. It is extremely unlikely that FedEx opened this package. More likely the customs agent did not bother to re-seal the box, and FedEx did the re-sealing before the box was transported further.

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'Should' is a wonderful word. In my experience one that too often has no impact. Of the three 'suspects', I trust Jim much more than either FedEx or Canada customs. Unfortunately Mike and Jim are the victims here. I wonder if Jim insured the shipment.
Title: Re: Mike Tango's imported doll
Post by: Camp on April 26, 2018, 11:28:37 PM
I've tried to slow down the lynch mob.

I sure hope that box was insured.

Every Canadian Customs agent I've ever dealt with in my adult life has been a certified asshole. No exceptions.

I wouldn't doubt it for a minute they had a million laughs with that Doll. I'll bet it's on someone's twitter page.

While I feel bad for Mike, I feel worse for Jim, because in the end, he will have lost the most, while doing the best he could and then some.