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A lot of V's crazed rants boil down to failures of reading comprehension and basic logic. He seems to have limited cognitive abilities outside of stuff relating to spatial intelligence, though English being his second language could also be a contributing factor here.

@venessian -- While I would prefer to have you decorate one of my houses over Foo, Foo is just a lot smarter than you are. Face the facts. While my tastes may differ than Foo's a lot of the time, what makes Foo's poasts interesting are his take on things and analytical abilities. What makes your poasts interesting is your innate aesthetic and acquired knowledge. So what does this mean for you? It means stop getting into verbal fisticuffs with somebody who is far and away your mental superior. If you must go after Foo, attack him in images. This is the only time you ever get a jab in.

BUT AS A GENERAL RULE, keep your poasts limited to general knowledge type stuff, and do not opine on others sensibilities or choices. Your poasts on Enzo Mari are a good example of fine poasting. That kind of stuff is cool.



This is case and point of your stupidity. Because I insta-react to Foo's poast while we're both online, you draw the inference that I was always insta-react to Foo's poast. Then you say Foo is flattering me, when he in no way conceded I wasn't a troll, BECAUSE I AM A TROLL. FOO WAS MERELY IMPLYING YOU WERE THE BIGGER TROLL1111

I know this all hard for you to understand, because language. But I'll make a deal with you as a fellow Northerner. If you stop shit-poasting, I'll stop shit-poasting, i.e. poasting. This means you offer no more opinions, just facts and helpful advice. No critiques, but suggestions. If you do this, I will never poast again on this or any other threak. I long to return to the role of fan, but you're making this very difficult on all of us here.
Continuously the clown, contributions zero, interest and knowledge unintelligible, the equivalent of this pathetic thing:




But "poast" all you want, or never again.
Nobody really cares either way, idle promises or not.
The Pott stuff will remain hideous regardless.
 

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Speaking of "stupid", lack of reading comprehension, gibberish, etc, here find two examples of your own.

EXAMPLE 1:
This is case and point of your stupidity. Because I insta-react to Foo's poast while we're both online, you draw the inference that I was always insta-react to Foo's poast. Then you say Foo is flattering me, when he in no way conceded I wasn't a troll, BECAUSE I AM A TROLL.
I never wrote that Foo flatters/flattered you: 180° in fact. I wrote, in response to Foo (that would be not you, one fervently hopes):

"Oh I'd say the two peas in that pod are firmly you (aka him, aka Foo) and he (aka you, aka GE), especially including matters of taste...and it is sort of oddly impressive just how quickly he (aka you, aka GE) reacts to your (aka him, aka Foo) comments. Does flattery get him (aka you, aka GE) everywhere?"

tl:dr: GeneralEmployer --> flatters --> Foo, not the other way around. Everybody knows Foo flatters only himself.


EXAMPLE 2:
This is case and point of your stupidity.
When to Use Case and Point
What does case and point mean? Case and point is a misspelling of the expression case in point. It is considered a spelling error.

Below, you can see a graph of that charts the usage of case and point vs. case in point:



Yeah, ESL....
Ti gà capio, maùrno?
 
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I make truce with you, venessian —
I have detested you long enough.
I come to you as a grown child
Who has had a pig-headed father;
I am old enough now to make friends.
It was you that broke the new wood,
Now is a time for carving.
We have one sap and one root—
Let there be commerce between us.


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Luv ur retroactive edit btw:

 

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Luv ur retroactive edit btw:

Redundant.
An edit by definition can only be retroactive.

Perhaps consider attending an ESL course yourself, niteskool, try to impress someone with your U D knowledge, maybe even get lucky?
 

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I have issues with most series on the market, from Alessi, Georg Jensen, Stelton, Iittala etc. Knife might be good, but the the handle on the fork looks of. Proportions on the spoon looks like the hardest to get right.
Keep talking to a industrial designer I know, that we should try to do a series (nothing will ever come of it).

I use parts of an vintage Georg Jensen series “Blå Haj” by Svein Siune. My mom bought it in like 1975, and I have been using it since 2005 I guess.
Too minimal for the market, and not perfect either, it’s what I use until the right thing shows up.

The series I like the best right now, when handling it irl, is Bernadotte from Georg Jensen.
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Can you guys just make a separate thread dedicated to petty squabbling and keep this one for actual posts about furniture and interesting design?
I have tried...to post "actual posts about furniture and interesting design?" for years here.

See most of my posts, even just 2-3 pages back, regarding glassware, Enzo Mari, and flatware most recently.

Again, since sugarbutch made your same request not so long ago:
a) I comment with no insult, others reply (or not) and discuss, with no ad homs and insults, no problem.
b) I comment with no insult, some people call me "silly", "troll", "stupid", fugazi", "uneducated", "crazed rants", "limited cognitive abilities", all that other shit for some obsessive reason: then, yes, I take offense and so, then, yes, fuck them at that point.

I am neither the reason for nor the instigator of any lack of civility and respectful, helpful discourse here.

If I were to post stating why I do or do not like the design of a fork, and would subsequently and immediately (see post #12,807 in reply to my post #12,806, for example) NOT receive the typical insulting trash thrown back at me (even though others make similar observations and valid criticisms regarding the same fork), there would never be any issue at all.

Trust me, I would much rather discuss Enzo Mari, etc. than any of this side-show useless bullshit.
 
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I have issues with most series on the market, from Alessi, Georg Jensen, Stelton, Iittala etc. Knife might be good, but the the handle on the fork looks of. Proportions on the spoon looks like the hardest to get right.
Keep talking to a industrial designer I know, that we should try to do a series (nothing will ever come of it).

I use parts of an vintage Georg Jensen series “Blå Haj” by Svein Siune. My mom bought it in like 1975, and I have been using it since 2005 I guess.
Too minimal for the market, and not perfect either, it’s what I use until the right thing shows up.

The series I like the best right now, when handling it irl, is Bernadotte from Georg Jensen.
+1 to that.

@soender: Is "Blå Haj" what is called "Blue Shark" in English?
I love that. I bought a "Blue Shark" teaspoon just last week, for a Sottsass cheese dish. The spoon shape is great for that purpose, I think.


(I also am in discussions to (unlikely I think but I remain hopeful) to produce some flatware and serving dishes, with Alessi. Good luck with your project too.)
 

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Is "Blå Haj" what is called "Blue Shark" in English?
I love that. I bought a "Blue Shark" teaspoon just last week, for a Sottsass cheese dish. The spoon shape is great for that purpose, I think.
Yep. Should have translated, sorry.

Let me know if you move forward with your project!
 

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Think someone may have mentioned David Mellor previously. Some really good looking stuff! Prices are not Pott crazy, but maybe ~50% higher than the likes of Alessi and Georg Jensen.

Anybody know about the quality level? Some of the designs I like below.

David Mellor London:
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David Mellor Minimal:
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David Mellor Odeon:
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I'm no size queen, but a couple of those look small enough to be children's flatware.

I guess I'm more partial to elongated designs like below.

I like that Bernadotte set, but it would not work in our household. We still use the extended full set my wife bought years ago when she moved out of her parents place.
WMF Palma
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I would be shocked if anyone here can differentiate “quality level” among any of these sets, beyond “it’s made from metal, and doesn’t have any burrs or sharp edges”.
 

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