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I just bought a... (non clothing item)

Discussion in 'Fine Living, Home, Design & Auto' started by Tokyo Slim, May 12, 2006.

  1. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    RAIN SHOWER!!!

    woohoo

    tonight i shall install it. just went down and bought all the connections and brackets etc (which ironically cost almost as much as the shower head itself, but i dont care...i am a man of simple pleasures).

    to paraphrase Buddy Holly, the weatherman said clear today he doesnt know youve gone away and its raining, raining in my bathroom
     
  2. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim Senior member

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    Ha! I want pictures... but not with your naked ass in them. Just to make that point pefectly clear.

    [​IMG]
     
  3. Matt

    Matt Senior member

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    full frontal you want then full frontal you shall get Slim

    I never knew you cared
     
  4. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    full frontal you want then full frontal you shall get Slim

    I never knew you cared


    Uh oh. How do I hide a thread from my profile?

    [​IMG]
    Mostly smaller stuff for me... just got these,

    Juri Levenberg's book on Soviet & Russian wristwatches. Used.

    [​IMG]

    and from Overstock (they do sometimes have things at good prices!)

    De/Vision's "6 feet underground" CD
    [​IMG]
    &
    Front 242's first live DVD, "Catch the men"
    [​IMG]
     
  5. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    my wife just bought one of these:
    [​IMG]
     
  6. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    also my next-door neighbor gave my wife (to give to her parents) an exhibit catalog of Top of the 9th: the Art of Baseball. my neighbor is Raymond Saunders; he was in the exhibit. he's taken a liking to my wife's parents and so he gives them stuff sometimes.
     
  7. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim Senior member

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    my wife just bought one of these:
    [​IMG]



    Interesting... what the hell is it?

    A high tech hourglass perhaps.

    [​IMG]
     
  8. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    Interesting... what the hell is it?

    A high tech hourglass perhaps.

    [​IMG]


    exactly. one where you measure time in coffee granules. [​IMG]
     
  9. Violinist

    Violinist Senior member

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    I'm putting down a deposit on a new (well, old actually) violin bow by Jean-Jacques Millant (with gold fittings and a beautiful tortoise shell frog).

    Gonna have to forget about that Breguet Tonneau I've been looking at...
     
  10. LabelKing

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    I'm putting down a deposit on a new (well, old actually) violin bow by Jean-Jacques Millant (with gold fittings and a beautiful tortoise shell frog).

    Gonna have to forget about that Breguet Tonneau I've been looking at...

    Didn't he use a Peccatte pattern?
     
  11. Violinist

    Violinist Senior member

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    Didn't he use a Peccatte pattern?

    Yes, several of them actually.

    He was the best 20th century bowmaker, and this is one of the rarest examples of his work.
     
  12. Tomasso

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    Wore my new "evening" watch for the first time tonight.



    [​IMG] A wristwatch with a DJ?
     
  13. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    I am really excited about this one... waiting to get it in. Shturmanskie with the Soviet air-force issued 31659 movement. Thankfully it is not one of the watches that pull exhorbitant prices on eBay (unfortunately, like the Strela [​IMG] ).
    May not be a Patek or something but I have a thing for pilot's watches.
    Funnily enough it has the civilian-issue case but that is easy remedied.

    [​IMG]
     
  14. faustian bargain

    faustian bargain Senior member

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    that one's got lots of, er, character. [​IMG] is it a fixer-upper, or are you going for the wabi-sabi aesthetic?

    i've always thought the grey face on that one was graphically nice.
     
  15. skalogre

    skalogre Senior member

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    that one's got lots of, er, character. [​IMG] is it a fixer-upper, or are you going for the wabi-sabi aesthetic? i've always thought the grey face on that one was graphically nice.
    [​IMG] wear is good. Anyway, will be swapping the movement in to a correct, non-civilian case so it does not really matter.
     
  16. chorse123

    chorse123 Senior member

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    Just picked up one of these (Sony DSC-T30):

    [​IMG] [​IMG]

    It's not going to be perfect, but it should be a huge step up from my current digital camera.
     
  17. tsloop

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    I just started golfing and just bought my first golf club, for $20 at the nearest pawn shop
    [​IMG]
    Now if only I could learn to drive to be able to use it right.
     
  18. tiger02

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    Two pens: one Sensa with a badass gel grip that's great for long periods of writing and one Parker that has a great feel against paper. The former has Noodler's Blue Black and the latter has Noodler's Zhivago, an incredibly deep green-black.

    Sensa; mine is silver not black:
    [​IMG]

    Parker:
    [​IMG]

    Thanks to Nantucket Red for his help on choosing these.
     
  19. Saucemaster

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    exactly. one where you measure time in coffee granules. [​IMG]
    "I have measured out my life with coffee spoons...."
     
  20. nerdykarim

    nerdykarim Senior member

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    [​IMG]

    wear is good. Anyway, will be swapping the movement in to a correct, non-civilian case so it does not really matter.


    looks awesome! (i, too, have a thing for russian watches)
    you'll have to post a new picture when the operation is complete [​IMG]
     

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