I commissioned this badge in 2012 and a still very insecure me was terrified of the idea of a physical object showing my sona with a sock on his tail. It was TOO SCANDALOUS and I didn't want to have a (even goofy) badge that implied things about me! They admitted to being unsure if it would be something I wanted or not and already had a sock-free version available.
Nowadays my biggest complaint is that's a boring run of the mill sock and not a stripey colorful thigh high.
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