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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Are they they the yellow brass buttons? I hate those.
     
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  2. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Stylish Dinosaur

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    No, I hate the gold / yellow ones, too.

    I got pewter gray buttons.
     


  3. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    That's weird. Why not get horn, or MOP like a normal person?
     
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  4. archetypal_yuppie

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    I don't get this. If there's an available seat and I feel like sitting, I'm going to sit. I paid the $2.25 or whatever it is now (I ride the subway maybe once a month these days). I guess the socialist ethos continues to propagate.

    I'll get up for a pregnant woman or someone elderly, but otherwise I don't see the issue.
     


  5. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Stylish Dinosaur

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    Do you consider yourself to be a normal person?
     


  6. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Normal in the context of "people who think about clothes".
     


  7. GreenFrog

    GreenFrog Stylish Dinosaur

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    Pewter gray buttons are fairly normal within the spectrum of buttons one can get for their blazer.

    Plus, I like the look of metal buttons over MOP on a blazer. I also distinctly don't care for horn buttons on a navy blazer, either, though I do know a lot of SFers like the look.
     
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    I actually passed on a gorgeous blazer recently because it had metal buttons. I realize it's 'normal' but it's a little too much for me.
     


  9. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    It's easy enough to change the buttons :confused:
     


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    SkinnyGoomba Stylish Dinosaur

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    when you already have no need for one....
     


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    [VIDEO][/VIDEO]
     


  12. Piobaire

    Piobaire Not left of center?

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    How common is this sort of shenanigans on the subway in NYC?
     


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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    I see dancers like those (albeit much better) about 4 times a week. Not lying.
     


  14. Manton

    Manton RINO Dubiously Honored

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    IME, it's more common in the stations than on the trains. Times Sq is a 24-hour theater.
     


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    My favorite jacket is an old Paul Stuart sack blazer with thin brass buttons. :inlove:
     


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