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Reasons why New York Sucks

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

  1. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    really cold out. nearly froze my eyes while picking up my bento box.


    the sidewalks are in good shape. the roads not so much.
     


  2. TC (Houston)

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    Jealous. This is something I wish were more readily available around here. I often see Bento as a dine-in option for lunch, but I've never seen one that advertised them for pick-up or to-go. If the joint across the street from me offered this I would eat it several times a week.
     


  3. gomestar

    gomestar Super Yelper

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    95% of neighborhood restaurants offer delivery while 99% at least offer pickup.


    Seamless is awesome.
     


  4. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    I am in your state. -34º last night. Fucking ridiculous. This is some Antarctica bullshit. I can't wait to get back home to sane temperatures.
     


  5. patrickBOOTH

    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    What part? Must be super far away.
     


  6. sugarbutch

    sugarbutch Bearded Prick Dubiously Honored

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    Up north.
     


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    I really need to get dainite soles on some of my shoes
     


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    Why? They suck. Slippery in the rain and useless on snow. Oak bark soles get a bit of a nap on them like suede when you wear them. Not to mention that they look weird when walking behind somebody in dress shoes and seeing a rubber sole.
     
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    my father had to attend some meeting way upstate near the border of Canada, and he sent me this picture:

    [​IMG]
     


  10. Wade

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    I thought they were good in these conditions

    What are my options for shoes for the roads in ny now then? I almost slipped like 5 times walking 3 blocks to pick up my lunch order
     


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    Dude, please ... I know where you live.

    The moment you hit ice those soles will kill you.

    lefty
     


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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Heavy Vibram soles.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Or these...

    [​IMG]

    Have two pairs under my bed.

    The wife loves hers...

    [​IMG]

    lefty
     


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    this doesn't surprise me
     


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    Dainite soles are definitely better than normal leather soles in my experience.

    My chukkas have dainite soles, and I wear them every time the weather is bad because they get much better traction. Sure, they aren't commando soles, but I'm not sliding down the sidewalk, either.
     


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