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Apartment foo-nishing

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by mafoofan, Jun 16, 2013.

  1. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Tones On Tail gets my vote for best Bauhaus-associated band.


    Not particularly obscure, Foo. Their most popular song hit no. 3 on the Billboard charts.

    Also, can someone define ConTrad for me?
     


  2. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    If you have to ask, you are probably ConTrad.
     


  3. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    Fuck it. Bespoke Kilim:

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    On the left is the original design. On the right is the modified version.
     


  4. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    *sigh*

    Anyone else?
     


  5. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    I will admit to doing the 80's white man dance to Ball of Confusion on multiple occasions as a teenager.
     


  6. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    What the hell are you people talking about? You are old. Eat it.
     


  7. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    i'm with foof here.
     


  8. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Settle down, children.
     


  9. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    I'm sad you'd all rather talk about old people music than bespoke rugs made by little old women in mountain villages.
     


  10. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I tried to talk about ConTrad, but you dissed me (or, so I gather...)
     


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    I thought it was just me. That's reassuring, I guess.


    Huh? The 80s is the 60's of the new millennium. Plus, they play all this music in department stores and elevators and stuff.
     


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    erictheobscure Distinguished Member

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    I dunno about this. When I was growing up, Korean families who clawed their way up to middle class status (or higher) often furnished their homes with bizarre fake rococo furniture that was ostensibly made in Italy. That stuff was neither con nor trad.
     


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    grimslade Stylish Dinosaur

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    Foo wins again. I can't stand kilims. They always seem ostentatiously 8-bit
     


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    Don't worry about it too much. ConTrad is a label for "Contemporary Traditional" that Foo made up trying to ape Manton's CBD threak, except for interior design. He's got a thread about it.
     


  15. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    There is one key difference between Manton's CBD thread and this one.
     


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