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Blue collar wannabes - Why??

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by gilwood, Nov 24, 2009.

  1. gilwood

    gilwood Senior member

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    Why does society push us men towards having Blue Collar fashion cues? i.e. wearing work boots (even gentlemen travelers), filson bags, jeans, leather jackets, driving pick up trucks, etc.

    Since when is aiming for mediocrity a good thing?
     
  2. grundletaint

    grundletaint Senior member

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    why would you want to drink budwiser select while wearing a 3-piece suit?
     
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    It's fucking rock and roll, bitch. Except the pick up truck. Those are just convenient for hauling furniture or what have you.
     
  4. MrG

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    Why does society push us men towards having Blue Collar fashion cues? i.e. wearing work boots (even gentlemen travelers), filson bags, jeans, leather jackets, driving pick up trucks, etc.

    Since when is aiming for mediocrity a good thing?


    Since when is being blue collar considered mediocre?
     
  5. grundletaint

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    Since when is being blue collar considered mediocre?

    that's the kind of shit you hear when a small timer tries to act big time
     
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    Why does society push us men towards having Blue Collar fashion cues? i.e. wearing work boots (even gentlemen travelers), filson bags, jeans, leather jackets, driving pick up trucks, etc. Since when is aiming for mediocrity a good thing?
    when is being blue collar considered mediocre? ad not all people that do blue collar jobs fit into the awful stereotype you put present.
     
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    i.e. wearing work boots (even gentlemen travelers),


    Better for curbstomping.
     
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    Since when is being blue collar considered mediocre?

    when the guy in cubicle working for th same amount of money, needs to look down upon somebody.
     
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    that's the kind of shit you hear when a small timer tries to act big time

    I've noticed this. It's like people think we'll be impressed if they inform us all how much they look down on those who work for a living.

    when the guy in cubicle working for th same amount of money, needs to look down upon somebody.

    Sounds about right.
     
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    when the guy in cubicle working for th same amount of money, needs to look down upon somebody.

    Well put. I would rather be a blue collar than a white collar any day of the week.
     
  11. intent

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    They could make contrasting shirt collars/cuffs in blue.

    Patent pending.
     
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    careful, if you don't want a bigtimer all over your a$$. i think whnay is startig to dig this look....
     
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    Why does society push us men towards having Blue Collar fashion cues? i.e. wearing work boots (even gentlemen travelers), filson bags, jeans, leather jackets, driving pick up trucks, etc.

    Since when is aiming for mediocrity a good thing?


    Because a lot of the stuff are nice, durable and comfortable.
     
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    It's part of the classless society. Use the term "classless" as you deem appropriate.
     
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    Acting ironically poor is cool man. Time for a PBR.
     
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    Since when is being blue collar considered mediocre?

    So you weren't aware that wearing a suit makes you a better person?
     
  17. gilwood

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    Whatever. I never said being blue collar was a bad thing. The world needs ditch diggers too (caddyshack quote). I said WANNABE'S - read before you post.

    I'm talking about the people sit in cubicles all day and wear work boots, cargo jeans, etc. They own a pickup truck, but the back is spotless because they have never hauled anything ever. It says "Offroad" in big letters on the side, but the tires have never seen anything besides pavement. They talk big about beating people up, but have never been in physical confrontation themselves.

    I don't understand this fashion sense that people get pushed into. Why??
     
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    So you weren't aware that wearing a suit makes you a better person?

    No, I know it does. I just pretend I don't so that people think I'm all hip and working class. It's the ultimate hipster irony - I know I'm better than blue collar people, but I pretend I'm one of the people to whom I believe I'm superior. This way I can mingle with the workin' folk and retain the down-to-Earthness that makes me able to stoop to their level so that I'm cool enough to learn how to stoop to their level.

    It's a level of transcendent hipness to which many aspire but few achieve.

    Whatever. I never said being blue collar was a bad thing.

    Since when is aiming for mediocrity a good thing?

    You are aware that we can all see your old posts, right?
     
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    Whatever. I never said being blue collar was a bad thing. The world needs ditch diggers too (caddyshack quote). I said WANNABE'S - read before you post.

    I'm talking about the people sit in cubicles all day and wear work boots, cargo jeans, etc. They own a pickup truck, but the back is spotless because they have never hauled anything ever. It says "Offroad" in big letters on the side, but the tires have never seen anything besides pavement. They talk big about beating people up, but have never been in physical confrontation themselves.

    I don't understand this fashion sense that people get pushed into. Why??


    and i was nto refering to you attack upon wannabe but you apparent the fact that you refered to blue collar jobs as mediocre, so you are claiming your whitecoller jobs require more ability and skills. so yes in your post you did disparage blue collar jobs and are contiueing ot do so by claiming that all blue collar jobs are equal to that of ditch diggers.
     
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    You are aware that we can all see your old posts, right?


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