'Goodbye Kitty': The resistance begins

We bid them good luck.

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Could it be? Are we really seeing the beginnings of an organized underground movement to combat the Hello Kitty Empire ?

One can find hope in such small but significant signs as these "Goodbye Kitty" magnets. Not only do they state the requisite political opposition, Shiny Shiny says, but they also offer "five creative ways to finally get rid of the dreaded kitty"--which would be expiration by toaster, microwave, skillet, blender and, our personal favorite, waffle iron.

But extreme caution must be exercised, for Sanrio's army is multiplying all the time .

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    Mike Yamamoto is an executive editor for CNET News.com.

     

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