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I plan to buy a Rolex

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by ernest, May 11, 2005.

  1. alchimiste

    alchimiste Senior Member

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    Jon, you already have 2550 posts? Don't lie to us; you are really living in France off their unemployment system...how else do you have time to post so much?
     


  2. imageWIS

    imageWIS Stylish Dinosaur

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    (imageWIS @ May 14 2005,00:20) LA Guy, you already have 3800 posts? Don't lie to us; you are really living in France off their unemployment system...how else do you have time to post so much? Jon.
    Jon, you already have 2550 posts? Don't lie to us; you are really living in France off their unemployment system...how else do you have time to post so much?
    TouchÃ[​IMG], ROFLMAO... [​IMG] I working in a software firm, thus I spend all day on the computer... Jon.
     


  3. Cliff

    Cliff Senior Member

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    (ernest @ May 12 2005,21:47)
    Ernest, Don't you sleep? What time is it in Paris? 6... 7 o'clock in the morning? Sleep is for workers?
    Sleeping is for lazy people .
    [​IMG] HAHA... Brilliant Ernest response. Well done, Ernest...
    I think we've found the new Yogi Berra . [​IMG]
     


  4. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    I wish (I was on the French unemployment system).  Maybe then I could afford 12 Lanvin suits and a Rolex.  Actually, I do atmospheric modelling with computers, so am in front of one about 10-12 hours a day.  Lots of time to check the forum, which is in a little window most of the time.
     


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    Rabbi Mark Well-Known Member

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    putting aside the guffaw-inducing qualities of the French welfare state, I find the "classic" Rollie -- oyster perpetual, gold and stainless with the bubble-top -- to be tacky in the extreme.

    On the other hand, Sotheby's had a superb early '60s Explorer in stainless steel on offer about six months ago for one of their timepiece auctions. I think it went for about $2500, something really reasonable, not showy, but understated and nice. It was the first Rolex I've ever considered buying.
     


  6. ernest

    ernest Distinguished Member

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    Obviously tacky

    but

    the classic is the steel SUB
     


  7. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Distinguished Member

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    Originally Posted by Ambulance Chaser,May 13 2005,06:00
    Sleeping is for lazy people .
    I nominate this statement for the Irony Hall of Fame. We really need to get ernest on a reality television show. Â It would be pure ratings gold.

    It would do better than the Simple LIfe, I guarantee it. Â There could even be a crossover. Â Anyone know someone we could pitch a pilot to?
    I was thinking about a variation on the "mommy swap" shows. Â Ernest swaps families with a gangbanger from South Central. Â Hilarity ensues when ernest tries out his newly discovered street slang on the locals.
     


  8. ernest

    ernest Distinguished Member

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    Cool off honkey.
     


  9. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    (Ambulance Chaser @ May 13 2005,20:02) Hilarity ensues when ernest tries out his newly discovered street slang on the locals.
    Cool off honkey.
    dude how did you afford a patek.
     


  10. Roy

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    (ernest @ May 13 2005,11:11)
    Hilarity ensues when ernest tries out his newly discovered street slang on the locals.
    Cool off honkey.
    dude how did you afford a patek.
    It's easy, in Europe a wellfare payment is on average about 6.000 USD a month. In France it's even a bit higher than average.
     


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    Originally Posted by ernest,May 13 2005,11:11
    Hilarity ensues when ernest tries out his newly discovered street slang on the locals.
    Cool off honkey.

    dude how did you afford a patek.
    I never tip, N**** . So i saved up . Ernest, if I have to do this again, I'm going to have to start deleting your posts. Do not make me edit your language again - LAG.
     


  12. Ambulance Chaser

    Ambulance Chaser Distinguished Member

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    [​IMG] That "salary" probably puts you in the upper 25% of wage earners in the U.S.
     


  13. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    (Ambulance Chaser @ May 13 2005,20:02) Hilarity ensues when ernest tries out his newly discovered street slang on the locals.
    Cool off honkey.
    That comment would be the least of your worries. I can assure you of that. If we happen to be LA at the same time one special evening, we will go to the Dragonfly (a hiphop style club - you will easily pass the dress code) together. You can do the Smurf; and I am going to have a ball down at the precinct headquarters in the aftermath of you complimenting some other guy's Smurf technique.
     


  14. RJman

    RJman Posse Member Dubiously Honored

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    Cool it with the language.  

    Striking a blow for miserly Frenchmen everywhere.
     


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    (Roy @ May 13 2005,14:18) It's easy, in Europe a wellfare payment is on average about 6.000 USD a month. In France it's even a bit higher than average.
    [​IMG] That "salary" probably puts you in the upper 25% of wage earners in the U.S.
    Nah, i'd wish it were true. Then i'd be on welfare too [​IMG]
     


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