Today I'm joining the #proBJDartists support day that started on Tumblr (and now is official even on DoA) after some sad events regarding recasts. I want to make clear that I'm 100% pro-artist anti-recast, and I do believe that recast-owners are not part of this hobby. It is so sad that this is happening to a hobby that is based around artists, creativity and much more, so I want to contribute with my grain-of-sand.
Here is my support photo (I will be publishing it everywhere) and a little more rant under the cut.
Non of the excuses that pops up are valid for buying recast: they not only destroy our precious hobby, but attempt to the rights of the artists. Also, it is worth mentioning that those recast-factories don't consider healthy-work, and will usually employ children to work on un-healthy conditions for a toy that is no more than a luxury item. No. We may love this dolls, but they are only luxury items not needed for our survival... and I prefer thousand times to not have a doll, instead of having a fake and supporting children-work.
I'm going to quote this confession that appeared on Tumblr some time ago: