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Old 10-04-2012, 05:39 AM   #31
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Re: Alvas - yea or nay?

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It appears that Alva Baby copied Fuzzi Bunz's warranty clauses. They even left in "Perfect Size" in one of the sections.

http://shop.fuzzibunz.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1867
I did notice that, too, but given that they they don't know English the best, I figured it was just something they thought could be used for any one-size diaper.

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Old 10-04-2012, 10:33 AM   #32
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It appears that Alva Baby copied Fuzzi Bunz's warranty clauses. They even left in "Perfect Size" in one of the sections.

http://shop.fuzzibunz.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1867
This confuses me. The diapers are not similar at all, except I guess that they are a pocket? They fit completely differently, they are OS with snapdowns, not sized or adjustable elastic like all FBs?
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:02 PM   #33
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Re: Alvas - yea or nay?

I've had Alvas for over a year now. See thread below where I compared an old and newly bought Alva.
http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/....php?t=1425400

They do have occasional quality issues based on what I heard at the coop, like a certain batch of PUL that delaminated easily, snap placement slightly off, weak elastic. Of the over 50 in rotation, I have had only 2 weak elastic (still usable), and some slightly off snap placement (still usable). I bought all of mine from a coop and they have a decent replacement policy (for product that is completely unusable) as along as we send in a photo and it is shipped along with something else (meaning they won't pay for shipping it to you).

I loved the double gussets for holding in ebf poop. It fits smaller and for longer than the regular Alva, but can be bulky. I use dg now mostly for nights.

The regular Alvas with SC are super trim and just such great value. I did get them in velcro in the end for daycare diapers, since my LO turned out to be super squirmy after he turned 6+months.

My review last year with pics
http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/....php?t=1312728
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:51 PM   #34
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It appears that Alva Baby copied Fuzzi Bunz's warranty clauses. They even left in "Perfect Size" in one of the sections.

http://shop.fuzzibunz.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1867
Oh no! I never noticed that before. Not good. Thx for pointing that out. I know that their english is not very good, but they still should not of just copied FB warranty word for word. You'd think they could hire a translator or at the very least, someone who knows how to speak/write in english. I'm sure this would help them out with their customer service issues as well. I wonder if Tereson has seen this.
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I LOVE the alva color snaps. They have never leaked! They fit so well!
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:08 PM   #36
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I've had Alvas for over a year now. See thread below where I compared an old and newly bought Alva.
http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1425400

They do have occasional quality issues based on what I heard at the coop, like a certain batch of PUL that delaminated easily, snap placement slightly off, weak elastic. Of the over 50 in rotation, I have had only 2 weak elastic (still usable), and some slightly off snap placement (still usable). I bought all of mine from a coop and they have a decent replacement policy (for product that is completely unusable) as along as we send in a photo and it is shipped along with something else (meaning they won't pay for shipping it to you).

I loved the double gussets for holding in ebf poop. It fits smaller and for longer than the regular Alva, but can be bulky. I use dg now mostly for nights.

The regular Alvas with SC are super trim and just such great value. I did get them in velcro in the end for daycare diapers, since my LO turned out to be super squirmy after he turned 6+months.

My review last year with pics
http://www.diaperswappers.com/forum/showthread.php?t=1312728
Your baby is cuuuute! I can't wait for the next coop! Anyone know when it is?
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:27 PM   #37
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It appears that Alva Baby copied Fuzzi Bunz's warranty clauses. They even left in "Perfect Size" in one of the sections.

http://shop.fuzzibunz.com/SearchResults.asp?Cat=1867
UGH that's so SKETCHY. I don't understand how these companies don't understand COPYRIGHT.
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:31 PM   #38
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UGH that's so SKETCHY. I don't understand how these companies don't understand COPYRIGHT.
Agreed. And I will never, ever support one of these companies. We vote with our dollars... So put me in the neh category.

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Old 10-04-2012, 09:43 PM   #39
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I love Alvas and Kawaiis (seem pretty similar to me)! Yes, they're inexpensive, but they've held up great for our heavy wetter, and we've never had any issues. Okay, so maybe they copied the warranty--copyrights are not international, and China definitely doesn't follow the same rules we do in that respect. I'm not going to fault them for that because so far they have been a wonderful diaper for us.
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Unethical is unethical. Those words were written by somebody else.
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