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post #37156 of 137585
Lunch break netted me a Willis & Geiger heavy canvas khaki shirt, shooting patches on shoulders - I think- for 10 bucks. Complements the Akubra fur felt safari hat I got yesterday.
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Originally Posted by 951socal View Post

i sold that on ebay pretty quickly and for pretty cheap. less of a hassle than some styleforum members like Brianpore, who was probably just looking to resale it anyway. i don't see why he made a big deal about the shirt fitting him.

 

WTF are you talking about??? How many positive trade feedback do you have, how many do I have? I'm a hassle to deal with...if you say so. I never made a big deal about it fitting ME, it was the fact that you were not complying with the clearly stated B&S forum rules.

 

I think I know the real reason your pissed at me, but no point to air that dirty laundry in the "thrift bragging thread".


Edited by Brianpore - 5/30/12 at 12:23pm
post #37158 of 137585
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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

WTF are you talking about???

Lol idk where you got that quote, but it's true, he sold it on ebay!
http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&_trksid=p4340.l2557&item=180871636835&nma=true&rt=nc&si=MDu3g9P7Y9M7N7nMSr4Wq8JVHaQ%253D&orig_cvip=true&rt=nc

And he measured it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ebay history also shows some computer parts and magic the gathering cards. Troll confirmed(if anyone was still confused)
post #37159 of 137585

probably just enough money to buy one H&M shirt and maybe a skinny tie!

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Two thoughts on 951socal's recent shenanigans:

 

1) It's his jacket. He bought it on his own (ie. not from a fellow member), and he can do whatever he wants with it.

 

2) That Charvet thread was about as funny as the least funny scene in a Sacha Baren Cohen movie.

post #37161 of 137585
While I don't endorse 951's antics if you want to get ahead in this world -- i.e., this is the opposite of Spoo, the ultimate benevolent flipper -- there is a certain schadenfreude one gets in reading that thread, if you've ever sold anything on eBay or have been abused by tire-kickers on the PM circuit (I bring up no names, you thrift thread people aren't offensive, typically, in that regard). I also sold a lot on eBay in the collectibles category before kids ruined my free time and social life, ha, and if you think clothes freaks are compulsively picky, you ain't seen nothing, lol
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Originally Posted by steveoly View Post

Dear ggamx,
When I read this message I can't help but think that you are kidding, dense or a straight up scam artist. The auction was for a (singular) pair of pants, not multiple pairs of pants. With certain articles and garment, a singular item is referred to as a pair - i.e. pants,

One tailor in town, who is Greek, refers to either one or more pairs as "pantses."
post #37162 of 137585
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Originally Posted by LooknGr8 View Post


One tailor in town, who is Greek, refers to either one or more pairs as "pantses."

Gollum?

post #37163 of 137585
i miss the good ol' days when this was strictly an ebay flippers' support thread. inlove.gif
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Originally Posted by Typhoid Jones View Post

Hey guys!

I gotta get some new blogs / tumblrs into my rotation.  Any recommendations?

I've got a few of the usual suspects that I keep up with on the regular - PutthisOn.com, An Affordable Wardrobe, thesuitroom, etc.  But I would really like some suggestions in (but not necessarily limited to) areas that I'm not too familiar with like SW&D.  Also, good Anglo / Italian stuff that I might not know about.

Thanks beforehand!
-M-

edit:  Not sure if I posted about this or not, but big shout outs to Cotton Dockers and shadesofbeige for some KILLER Sulka and Barba Napoli shirts, respectively.  Thrift fits to come after alterations.  Thanks guys!

comegirls is a good tumblr

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Originally Posted by GHo View Post

Quote:
Originally Posted by Typhoid Jones View Post

Hey guys!

I gotta get some new blogs / tumblrs into my rotation.  Any recommendations?

I've got a few of the usual suspects that I keep up with on the regular - PutthisOn.com, An Affordable Wardrobe, thesuitroom, etc.  But I would really like some suggestions in (but not necessarily limited to) areas that I'm not too familiar with like SW&D.  Also, good Anglo / Italian stuff that I might not know about.

Thanks beforehand!
-M-

edit:  Not sure if I posted about this or not, but big shout outs to Cotton Dockers and shadesofbeige for some KILLER Sulka and Barba Napoli shirts, respectively.  Thrift fits to come after alterations.  Thanks guys!

comegirls is a good tumblr

lol8[1].gif

Before I google....SFW?lurker[1].gif

post #37166 of 137585
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Originally Posted by 951socal View Post

i sold that on ebay pretty quickly and for pretty cheap. less of a hassle than some styleforum members like Brianpore, who was probably just looking to resale it anyway. i don't see why he made a big deal about the shirt fitting him.

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Originally Posted by Brianpore View Post

Before I google....SFW?lurker%5B1%5D.gif

borderline. prolly should wait for some privacy.

very tasteful under the spoiler but SFW? not really ...
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post #37168 of 137585

So I went out and kopped those Hermes pants.

 

Hermes full.jpg

 

Hermes tag CU.jpg

 

Definitely women's and definitely about a 16" rise, and fall/winter weight.

 

So... high waist or drop crotch in the eBay listing?

post #37169 of 137585
I would not use "drop crotch" in a women's clothing listing. High waist is much easier on the eyes.
post #37170 of 137585
951socal is my new favorite poster. Old school BBS style troll-fu.
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