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SF factions: Purists vs eclectics

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by radicaldog, May 6, 2009.

  1. voxsartoria

    voxsartoria Goon member

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    I vote for Skinny Goomba.

    I feel that in the Goomba household, Skinny is the Eclectic, while the black cat is the Purist.

    Mother would be middle ground.


    - B
     


  2. porcelain monkey

    porcelain monkey Senior member

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    Question is OK- your examples are not.

    Agreed. I voted purist, but I still don't know which side I fall on. I feel I am a purest about my personal style - certain things I like and don't like - but, I don't conform at all to what I would consider SF rules.
     


  3. JayJay

    JayJay Senior member

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  4. radicaldog

    radicaldog Senior member

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    To be frank, I'm not entirely clear what I originally meant by 'purists' and 'eclectics'. I just hoped you people would to the analytical/taxonomic work for me.
     


  5. mafoofan

    mafoofan THE FOO Dubiously Honored

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    To be frank, I'm not entirely clear what I originally meant by 'purists' and 'eclectics'. I just hoped you people would to the analytical/taxonomic work for me.

    Then you need to modify your poll to display these options (examples in parentheses):

    Eclectic Combiners (Voxsartoria, Phat Guido)
    Stalwart Stalwarts (Manton)
    Eccentric Haters (Mafoofan)
    The Neapolitan Libertarian Brigade (Iammatt)
    The Skinny Sleeve Syndicate (Most everyone else)
    Skinny Goomba (Skinny Goomba)
     


  6. itsstillmatt

    itsstillmatt The Liberator Dubiously Honored

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    Then you need to modify your poll to display these options (examples in parentheses):

    Eclectic Combiners (Voxsartoria, Phat Guido)
    Stalwart Stalwarts (Manton)
    Eccentric Haters (Mafoofan)
    The Neapolitan Libertarian Brigade (Iammatt)
    The Skinny Sleeve Syndicate (Most everyone else)
    Skinny Goomba (Skinny Goomba, Mother of Skinny Goomba, Cat of Skinny Goomba)


    FTFY
     


  7. Biggskip

    Biggskip Senior member

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    I surprised that the Purists aren't running away from it. I guess I would have formed this impression given how much the Purists dominate the MC board.

    At any rate, given that I have both lime green and Nantucket Red chinos, I vote eclectics.
     


  8. yachtie

    yachtie Senior member

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    Which side are you on?
    Guess.
     


  9. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    I vote for Skinny Goomba.

    thanks for making this about me. \t[​IMG]
     


  10. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    I feel that in the Goomba household, Skinny is the Eclectic, while the dark brown cat is the Purist.

    Mother would be middle ground.


    - B


    Fixed for you
     


  11. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    I should change the name to 'The Skinny Sleeve' Goomba.

    Feels more like an old school gangster name.

    'Oh no, the skinny sleeve's about to put him down for the dirt nap'


    "Styleforumers in my faction don't like asking questions
    Strictly gun testing, coke measuring
    Giving pleasure in the Benz-ito
    Hitting fanny, spending chips at Manny's
    Hope you creeps got receipts, my peeps get dirty like cleats
    Run up in your SF crib, wrap you up in your Rubinacci sheets
    Six up in your wig piece, Matty Please"

    - Biggie
     


  12. Film Noir Buff

    Film Noir Buff Senior member

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    I surprised that the Purists aren't running away from it. I guess I would have formed this impression given how much the Purists dominate the MC board. At any rate, given that I have both lime green and Nantucket Red chinos, I vote eclectics.
    How are we defining purists? I would have thought purist would denote the Esquire 1930s plates which are a riot of color and patterns all mixed in an outfit.
     


  13. radicaldog

    radicaldog Senior member

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    Then you need to modify your poll to display these options (examples in parentheses):

    Eclectic Combiners (Voxsartoria, Phat Guido)
    Stalwart Stalwarts (Manton)
    Eccentric Haters (Mafoofan)
    The Neapolitan Libertarian Brigade (Iammatt)
    The Skinny Sleeve Syndicate (Most everyone else)
    Skinny Goomba (Skinny Goomba)


    That poll would amount to some sort of popular proclamation of a dear leader, or duumvirate, or democracy (in the pejorative sense of the term, of course). Not quite what I had in mind -- I prefer to see cunning oligarchic factions backstabbing each other for the sake of some vague ideology.
     


  14. barims

    barims Senior member

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    Yeah, I'm a purist and all that
     


  15. SkinnyGoomba

    SkinnyGoomba Senior member

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    ^ you've been drafted onto my team.
     


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