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A $12 dog pillow I bought at Atwoods this weekend gave me a pleasant surprise. After I returned home, I looked at the tag on the pillow.

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For some reason, probably the cartoonish animals, the tag made me think the pillow was imported from an Asian place, possibly Singapore. Looking closer, I was pleasantly surprised to find the "Proudly Made in USA" symbol.

yuppy pet859

So there's at least one company in the US that can successfully compete and manufacture cheap imported-looking crap.

I'm encouraged.
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On November 30th, 2010 06:48 pm (UTC), sakuya_kusanagi commented:
lol, oh man that is just awful. This tag isn't on one of those Pillow Pets is it?
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On December 1st, 2010 04:02 pm (UTC), 7ony replied:
It was a plain rectangular pillow. Our dog really likes it. What do you think? Can you see an Asian influence in the tag design?
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On December 3rd, 2010 03:30 pm (UTC), sakuya_kusanagi replied:
Definitely an Asian influence there. It honestly looks like a lot of the new cartoons out today...and I really don't care for them either. They look like crap.
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