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Random fashion thoughts

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by thekunk07, Aug 1, 2009.

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  1. dotcomzzz

    dotcomzzz Senior member

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  2. Bam!ChairDance

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    don't go for the cheap skinny mirror. i had that in college, and it blew majorly. they're more likely to have that fun-house effect that who was describing. have you checked craigslist? or, if you have an ikea nearby, try that. their mirrors fall around the double digits.

    also, even more important than the mirror is lighting. if the lighting in your room is poor, the mirror won't make much of a difference. something to keep in mind
     
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    There were dip-dyed sweaters before Geller even thought to make one and compare it to German Expressionism.
     
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  5. Bam!ChairDance

    Bam!ChairDance Senior member

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    Achilles was the first man to wear a dip dye sweater
     
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  6. noob in 89

    noob in 89 Senior member

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    No, Jack from Dawson's Creek!
     
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  7. MarkI

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    It used to be that if you saw someone walking down the street with weirdo clothes on or a weirdo haircut, people would point and gawk and that person would know that being different is wrong. Then as long as they were confined to places where weirdos and dregs were the norm, like reading a paper on the bus in a bunny suit, no one batted an eye because normal people didn't go on the bus anyway, so it was no big deal. Now if someone behind you in line at the Fast Food Establishment[​IMG] was speaking a made up language to the adolescent sloth clinging to their chest, you wouldn't even be silently begging for them not to make eye contact with you because apparently sloths are en vogue on the internet right now.

    But there has to be some limit, right? It's nice that we're a very progressive society and accepting of a broad spectrum of quirkiness, autism and otherwise borderline psychotic behavior because we realize that what someone else does really doesn't affect us all that much, so you can go do your silly thing and I'll go do my equally silly thing and everyone's lives will go on. Still, I think there has to be some upper limit. Some point where we see someone taking their goldfish for a walk with a remote-controlled all-terrain fishbowl and, for the good of everyone near you, you should feel compelled to walk up to them and say "no, this is too much. you have to go home right now and figure this shit out".
     
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    that would be awesome, where 2 kop remote-controlled all-terrain fishbowl?
     
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    Must be nice having Geller as a neighbor
     
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    this is something i've been wondering for a while as my mirror is too narrow, too short and in an awkward place in the hallway, so I want to get a new, bigger one.

    I figure cheap mirrors are probably made cheaply, and thus probably aren't completely flat and will distort what I actually look like. Is there anything specific you guys think I should look for in a mirror, or is my best bet just to go to ikea or some other big box store, and just buy the one I like the size of?

    I'm not looking to drop $1,000 on some Carl Zeiss[​IMG] designed anti-double-reflective mirror or something, I just want something decent that is affordable.
     
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    So I just found out that the heater that's hooked up to my apartment is essentially shot, and it's been pumping carbon monoxide into the place probably since we first turned it on in the fall. The repairman who looked at it today shut it down because it's essentially inoperable, which means that we don't have heat until Monday when he comes back to put in a new system.

    Fashion-related because I'm going to be doing a lot of layering. :confused:
     
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  12. skintight

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    re: mirrors
    I got one at Ikea a few years back for about $120. It's about 5ft x 2.5ft and included attachment things to hang it from the wall, idk what they're called.
     
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    Everyone should have a carbon monoxide detector on each floor of their home, much like smoke detectors should be in every room.
     
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    more importantly, it's good to know you're safe
     
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    Sounds like something where you go, "it'll never happen to me", but it can and should definitely be installed them. You can buy them anywhere (amazon, costco) and you just plug it in--easy.

    Someone I know woke up in the middle of the night feeling queazy and found his children passed out on the floor in their various rooms. He was foggy but he realized something was wrong and got everyone out immediately. Turned out, an animal crawled and died in the heat vent and clogged everything up. It was a miracle they all didn't die in their sleep.
     
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    It's good that your still alive, but come on man, it ain't that cold right now. I didn't get heat until mid January cause my landlord is a scumbag.
     
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    This is exactly why we have the detectors... just weird shit happening.
     
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    my house doesn't even have smoke detectors. old tenants broke them so they could hot box the place :embar:
     
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    back in university we pulled the fire detectors out of the kitchen/living room because one of our roommates would always set them off while cooking. Then most of the room ones since we didn't have 9 volt batteries and they kept beeping at us. I don't recall having carbon monoxide detectors.

    hashtag something about living dangerously
     
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    One time I lit my giant Diptyque candle, then proceeded to head to school, locking my door in the process. 8 hours later I come home at all the fire alarms are on full blast, so I freak and sprint to my room, open my door and that candle was fucking roaring, flame like a foot high and so much smoke. Thank god it didn't catch anything on fire hahaha


    I'm an idiot.
     
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