Well well! The first of our cloth diaper stash to FAIL is the Thirsties Duo Diaper! The velcro on it was getting rather curled and un-sticky, and the other day it fell off of E. in the night! You can imagine the unpleasant surprise in the morning. We have obviously abandoned that one! I was wondering how long all the different brands would last . . . anyway, velcro in general is clearly inferior to snaps. Another velcro one I made (converted pocket from Bummis cover) is almost kaput as well. I suppose I could attempt to convert them to snaps . . . hmm, ponder ponder.
Oh, on topic (for once), Bum Genius may be a great diaper (the 4.0 is awesome), but the Cottonbabies warranty (and customer service) SUCKS! I won't go into unnecessary, ranting detail, but I will just say: do not buy their Flip line, especially not the trainers system -- they break in 2 seconds. And, to quote my old neighbor Joleen (who I should have listened to long ago! Joleen, if you're reading this, you were so right!!), "Good luck returning anything to Cottonbabies!" Seriously. I may buy Bum Genius in the future (a very tenuous maybe), but I'm certainly not shopping at Cottonbabies.