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When I did my previous video in the My Friend Cayla series, I thought that I would take at least a month off before I make any more videos. But then I decided to do a Google search and started to see people selling the doll on eBay and’s Marketplace for well over $100. That markup is way over the $60 retail price that the big box retailers like Target and Walmart are charging for.

Worse, there are people overseas who are taking advantage of the fact that the company that originally came out with My Friend Cayla is based in the United Kingdom. The doll was released in both the U.K. and Europe last November but the doll wasn’t released in North America until last month. As a result, any new products in that line will hit the U.K. and Europe months before the rest of the world. Right now a special Princess edition of My Friend Cayla has been released in the U.K. so people over there are selling that particular doll on eBay and Amazon Marketplace in the U.S. for well over $100. This video addresses cheaper ways that people in North America can pursue if they want to see a Cayla doll in a princess outfit. (Namely either wait a few months until the Princess edition of the doll is released in North America or just buy My Friend Cayla in a big box retailer for $60 then buy a princess dress for other 18-inch dolls that are currently available under names like Springfield and My Life As for around $10-20 and have the doll wear that dress.)

I’ve seen such toy scalping shenanigans before with Cabbage Patch Kids, Tickle Me Elmo, Beanie Babies, Furby, and Zhu Zhu Pets. People, do your wallet a favor and don’t fall for these jerks! You’ll only kick yourself months later when plenty of a certain toy arrives in a store for far lower than what you pay some toy scalper.

So, without further ado, here’s the video. Enjoy!

And, in case you’ve missed the other videos in this series, you can view this playlist starting with the first video I made.

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